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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2012, 17:38
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Was going to apply for the Jan round - now considering knocking it out for the 19th since there are plenty of interview dates.

Just something to keep in mind: if you take advantage of the November 19th date, but weren't adversely affected by Sandy, it might look bad to the adcom (given the language of their email).

Edit: I meant the "general" you and not you specifically, hookemhorns.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2012, 18:13
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Was going to apply for the Jan round - now considering knocking it out for the 19th since there are plenty of interview dates.

Just something to keep in mind: if you take advantage of the November 19th date, but weren't adversely affected by Sandy, it might look bad to the adcom (given the language of their email).

Edit: I meant the "general" you and not you specifically, hookemhorns.


I guess it depends on what you mean by "adversely affected". I am hoping to make the original deadline still, but as a resident in NYC that lives in SoPo (South of the Powerline) and whose office was also without electricity over the past week, there are a few things I have to catch up on... But I do have a few more days to get my application together, so we'll see. Thanks all for clarifying.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 03:39
Very impressed that Tuck was willing to move back deadlines for those effected by the storm. I was ultimately unaffected, and while it would be nice to do the November deadline instead of the January, I'm leaving those spots to folks that legitimately had their plans torched thanks to Sandy. Personally, I agree with kingfalcon to not try to sneak in to the earlier date on a technicality, as it may reflect poorly.

Additionally with the entire scope of the previous discussion: do the applicant-initiated interview if you are serious about Tuck, just find a way to do it. Admissions essentially told me as much. It shows commitment and desire to the committees. Admissions essentially told me (and many others) as much...so nice, I said it twice. :lol: Anyway, I greatly appreciate Tuck's candid responses rather than the more nebulous hackneyed responses I have received from other programs to much more direct questions. Their honesty, directness, and courtesy have been absolutely fantastic.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 08:39
Spoke to tuck admissions. They said those who are to be interiewed during/after the event in india have probably already been invited. More interviews may happen over skype afterwards.

Bad news it seems. And extremely dissapointing for me - 5 apps and not even s ingle interview it seems. F**k
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 09:01
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Spoke to tuck admissions. They said those who are to be interiewed during/after the event in india have probably already been invited. More interviews may happen over skype afterwards.

Bad news it seems. And extremely dissapointing for me - 5 apps and not even s ingle interview it seems. F**k


Probably already been invited? I wouldn't read too much into it. I haven't been invited either. And yea, I haven't got a single invite yet. Hope that changes soon. All the best!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 09:04
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Spoke to tuck admissions. They said those who are to be interiewed during/after the event in india have probably already been invited. More interviews may happen over skype afterwards.

Bad news it seems. And extremely dissapointing for me - 5 apps and not even s ingle interview it seems. F**k


Hey str1der, hang in there.

I already have dings from HBS and Booth and yet to hear from tuck and Yale who have been taking out invites for the past 3 weeks. Wharton will most probably follow HBS and Booth. Only interview was with a Kellogg alumni in Pakistan that hardly matters.

Things will improve for both of us, I know.Just wait ;)...
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 19:57
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Spoke to tuck admissions. They said those who are to be interiewed during/after the event in india have probably already been invited. More interviews may happen over skype afterwards.


Is this with respect to the Delhi event on 9th? I am in Mumbai and the event's here on 14th - hoping something comes through in the next couple of days (considering Tuck has been informing Delhi students a week in advance)
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 20:16
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Was going to apply for the Jan round - now considering knocking it out for the 19th since there are plenty of interview dates.

Just something to keep in mind: if you take advantage of the November 19th date, but weren't adversely affected by Sandy, it might look bad to the adcom (given the language of their email).

Edit: I meant the "general" you and not you specifically, hookemhorns.


I guess it depends on what you mean by "adversely affected". I am hoping to make the original deadline still, but as a resident in NYC that lives in SoPo (South of the Powerline) and whose office was also without electricity over the past week, there are a few things I have to catch up on... But I do have a few more days to get my application together, so we'll see. Thanks all for clarifying.


That definitely falls within the category of "adversely affected."
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 20:17
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Spoke to tuck admissions. They said those who are to be interiewed during/after the event in india have probably already been invited. More interviews may happen over skype afterwards.


Is this with respect to the Delhi event on 9th? I am in Mumbai and the event's here on 14th - hoping something comes through in the next couple of days (considering Tuck has been informing Delhi students a week in advance)


I havent really heard any Delhi student being invited to interview at the event. Have you? The person I spoke with is in charge of scheduling interviews. She gave me a standard answer when I asked her first, but when I pushed her quoting travel plans, she said that the person visiting India has already scheduled interviews in various cities. I did see someone from Bangalore report on BTG that they were invited to interview on 31st Oct, when the Bangalore event is even farther out. So not sure if the 1 week case still holds as it did last year.

Anyways, I too hope there are invites yet to come from Tuck. All the best.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 20:28
I attended admission events yesterday, and the lady said 90% of interview has been sent out for ED. Think i should give up...

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 23:02
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I attended admission events yesterday, and the lady said 90% of interview has been sent out for ED. Think i should give up...

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Thats bad news. Where did you hear that, at Tuck?

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Nov 2012, 23:54
I thought Tuck was self-initiated interviews? Are these for the folks who didn't do a self-initiated?
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 00:02
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I thought Tuck was self-initiated interviews? Are these for the folks who didn't do a self-initiated?


At least in my case im an int. Reapplicant, and i did visit tuck last year.

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 00:15
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Thanks for sharing this, shushu!

Was it an online event that you attended? Or did you actually go to Tuck?
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 01:52
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Thanks for sharing this, shushu!

Was it an online event that you attended? Or did you actually go to Tuck?


I went to the admission event held in Seoul and asked the director direclty.
She mentioned invitation will still be"probably" sent out till next week, but 90% of it have been already sent out.

I just give up for now to be honest.

And what I also found that is quiet a few candidates already visited Tuck to have interview.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 02:42
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I went to the admission event held in Seoul and asked the director direclty.
She mentioned invitation will still be"probably" sent out till next week, but 90% of it have been already sent out.

I just give up for now to be honest.

And what I also found that is quiet a few candidates already visited Tuck to have interview.



Heartbreaking. :(

I guess this means I have to answer more essays...

Good luck to everyone who got invited to interview! ;)
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 11:27
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I attended admission events yesterday, and the lady said 90% of interview has been sent out for ED. Think i should give up...

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Thanks for sharing this, shushu!

Was it an online event that you attended? Or did you actually go to Tuck?


I went to the admission event held in Seoul and asked the director direclty.
She mentioned invitation will still be"probably" sent out till next week, but 90% of it have been already sent out.

I just give up for now to be honest.

And what I also found that is quiet a few candidates already visited Tuck to have interview.


Shushu,

If you are an international, non Indian, applicant as myself - keep up hope. Im not sure if these forums are a good indication but I have only seen invitations rolled out to American and Indian applicants. I hope that for the rest of international applicants the invitations will start being send in the following days.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2012, 21:19
Thanks for sharing this, shushu!

Was it an online event that you attended? Or did you actually go to Tuck?[/quote]

I went to the admission event held in Seoul and asked the director direclty.
She mentioned invitation will still be"probably" sent out till next week, but 90% of it have been already sent out.

I just give up for now to be honest.

And what I also found that is quiet a few candidates already visited Tuck to have interview.[/quote]

Shushu,

If you are an international, non Indian, applicant as myself - keep up hope. Im not sure if these forums are a good indication but I have only seen invitations rolled out to American and Indian applicants. I hope that for the rest of international applicants the invitations will start being send in the following days.[/quote]


Thanks, Sharpie. It is so sweet of you to say so. I am international, non-indian, and thanks to your comments, I bring out my hope again :)
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2012, 10:41
Hi Guys,

Awfully quiet down here. Did any fellow international candidates interview via Skype recently? If so, could you please elaborate on your experiences, how long was it?

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2012, 13:52
Woo - my last recommendation just came in with 9 minutes to spare!

I have a number of colleagues and friends who either graduated from Dartmouth or attended Tuck. Can anyone comment on the benefit of additional statements of recommendation and fit at Tuck?
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