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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2012, 10:03
I hope to apply first round. I think UCLA would be a great fit for me. Good luck everyone.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2012, 15:06
I'm in the essay writing stage. Good luck to all.
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Eligibility criteria for fall 2013 anderson [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2012, 07:03
hi,
i am lookin for information regarding the fall admit in the Anderson school of business. My profile is as follows:

CGPA 2.8-Undergraduation from a top 10 ranked university in india
GMAT 710
2 yrs work experience in construction and design in the power sector(3 yrs wen i join if i get an admit)
Loads of extra curriculars and sports.

I would like to know if i surpass the minimum criteria for being considered for an interview in this school.
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Re: Eligibility criteria for fall 2013 anderson [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2012, 20:15
nash19 wrote:
hi,
i am lookin for information regarding the fall admit in the Anderson school of business. My profile is as follows:

CGPA 2.8-Undergraduation from a top 10 ranked university in india
GMAT 710
2 yrs work experience in construction and design in the power sector(3 yrs wen i join if i get an admit)
Loads of extra curriculars and sports.

I would like to know if i surpass the minimum criteria for being considered for an interview in this school.



2-3 years is on the lower end of the work experience for UCLA , I would suggest to look around gmatclub with people having similar experience as yours and then possibly take a clue from that
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Oct 2012, 02:02
can some one pl post the reccomendation questions here ?
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Oct 2012, 22:44
Hey everyone, best of luck. I would love to hear some thoughts about Essay #1.

1) What is your proudest achievement outside the workplace, and how has it impacted you? (700 words maximum)

By far my proudest achievement has been my start-up, which I ran as a side project for the first two years before leaving work to focus on it full time. I'm not sure if this would still be considered "outside the workplace" but feel it may be valid since it took up a significant portion of my spare time.

I think I'll be an interesting case study:

3.25 Undergrad in Econ / 750 GMAT
4 years in banking then went off and tried to start my own business
ZERO extra curricular - this is one of my biggest concerns

PS: Is anyone else paranoid about adcoms lurking? Does it matter?
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2012, 19:40
I will be applying Round 2 to Anderson, pending a good GMAT the first time around (or second time).
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Oct 2012, 04:52
One of my recommenders tells me today that he has prepared a word document for the reco.
However, when he tries to copy and paste it in the form, the app form does not take it.

It is awkward to ask him to type the whole reco again in the online form. Has anybody else faced the same issue ?
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Oct 2012, 06:39
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One of my recommenders tells me today that he has prepared a word document for the reco.
However, when he tries to copy and paste it in the form, the app form does not take it.

It is awkward to ask him to type the whole reco again in the online form. Has anybody else faced the same issue ?


Hi, my recommender had that problem and said the following:

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BTW, UCLA disables pasting into the form but if you disable javascript paste and re-enable it works fine.
(Just in case this comes up for another referrer)
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Oct 2012, 06:58
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dreamchase wrote:
One of my recommenders tells me today that he has prepared a word document for the reco.
However, when he tries to copy and paste it in the form, the app form does not take it.

It is awkward to ask him to type the whole reco again in the online form. Has anybody else faced the same issue ?


Hi, my recommender had that problem and said the following:

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BTW, UCLA disables pasting into the form but if you disable javascript paste and re-enable it works fine.
(Just in case this comes up for another referrer)


Thanks londoncalling. How do you disable/enable javascript paste ? Do I need to change the code ?

Also, if UCLA has disabled it intentionally, would it be wise to do so ? Or shall I put this question to the Adcom ?
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 23 Oct 2012, 21:22
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Anyone else think it's a bit much that UCLA asks for a copy of a government issued id?

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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 23 Oct 2012, 21:41
Submitted apps in R1.
All de best to everyone
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Oct 2012, 07:52
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Anyone else think it's a bit much that UCLA asks for a copy of a government issued id?

Yes, my DMV mug shot definitely isn't benefiting my candidacy...

Round 1 application submitted last night. Good luck to all other fellow GC members!
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Oct 2012, 07:58
I definitely look like a convict in my driver's license pic. Submitted my app this week, good luck to all!
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Oct 2012, 21:55
Just submitted my app. The final signature step showed the date as 25th Oct. Is it already past 11.59 pm PST ?
This is scary.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Oct 2012, 22:04
dreamchase wrote:
Just submitted my app. The final signature step showed the date as 25th Oct. Is it already past 11.59 pm PST ?
This is scary.

No, it is 11:04PM PST here in Los Angeles, well before midnight.

I believe the server the application system is running on is located on the US east coast in EST. When I submitted my Anderson application last night 10/23 at 9:07PM PST, the final step showed the date as October 24th. I think you should be good.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Oct 2012, 03:42
Hey folks,
Any idea when do the invites start pouring in?
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Oct 2012, 06:45
I submitted my app yesterday as well. Good luck everyone

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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Oct 2012, 00:14
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dreamchase wrote:
One of my recommenders tells me today that he has prepared a word document for the reco.
However, when he tries to copy and paste it in the form, the app form does not take it.

It is awkward to ask him to type the whole reco again in the online form. Has anybody else faced the same issue ?


Hi, my recommender had that problem and said the following:

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BTW, UCLA disables pasting into the form but if you disable javascript paste and re-enable it works fine.
(Just in case this comes up for another referrer)



Use Internet Explorer rather than Google Chrome, you will solve the problem I think.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2012, 04:21
Hello :). Anyone here receiving the interview invitation yet ? I'm so so so worry !
Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants   [#permalink] 31 Oct 2012, 04:21
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