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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 00:23
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I just got an email "Round 2 MBA Applicant Update". It was just a normal update to let me know that they are still evaluating the applications.
Did any one else too receive such email?


Even I received one sometime back. They clearly mentioned that interview invites will keep rolling out till the end of march. March is going to be one anxious month!!!
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 00:41
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I just got an email "Round 2 MBA Applicant Update". It was just a normal update to let me know that they are still evaluating the applications.
Did any one else too receive such email?


Even I received one sometime back. They clearly mentioned that interview invites will keep rolling out till the end of march. March is going to be one anxious month!!!


I got the same e-mail just now. Another one of those OMG moments which turned out to be a false alarm :P
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 00:57
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I got the same e-mail just now. Another one of those OMG moments which turned out to be a false alarm :P


I got email ting ting on my phone and I did not read the email there. I jumped to my laptop and opened as if I will get invite. :(

never mind !! Lets wait and watch..... :P
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 01:40
I got the same email tonight too...
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 02:06
I also got this email. It came in at 12:15ish, which was the timing of their first wave of r2 early admits last thurs/fri.

Saw the email and got very excited initially.. Oh well, back to bed!
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 07:13
I get the feeling that it means that we might get an interview if the R3 applicants aren't very good and not enough people from the first two rounds accept their offers. I think we're facing long odds.

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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 09:09
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I get the feeling that it means that we might get an interview if the R3 applicants aren't very good and not enough people from the first two rounds accept their offers. I think we're facing long odds.

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but now the question is that have we all received the email or only few lucky ones!! :P
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 09:14
i interviewed and received the email just as an fyi for everyone keeping track of those things :) best of luck!
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 09:19
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I get the feeling that it means that we might get an interview if the R3 applicants aren't very good and not enough people from the first two rounds accept their offers. I think we're facing long odds.

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but now the question is that have we all received the email or only few lucky ones!! :P

I think they sent it to all R2 applicants who still haven't received invitations or even all R2 applicants including interviewed ones. Or maybe they are tired of millions of letters asking about what's going on now, then sent the mail to all applicants to stop the mounts of asking email.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 13:09
I got the same email. Similar thing had happened with another school, within moments of which I received an interview invite. But nothing of that sort happened with UCLA :?

Oh well! :roll:
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 15:06
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Interviewed before wait listed. We Probably won't hear back till April so there will be plenty of time to get all those thousands in other deposits in before we hear anything! Haha wait list is rough.

Yep. Looks like we might be cutting checks to Marshall in a couple of weeks...


Seriously, 2500 is quite a chunk of change too. Curious, isn't Marshall supposed to be the better program for entrepreneurship? Assuming you would continue in that field and got into Anderson AND those were the 2 schools you were deciding between, do you know which you would choose?

That's the million dollar question. Marshall is ranked higher in Entrepreneurship but Anderson is ranked higher overall. However, these disparities aren't as apparent after meeting with students/professors and visiting each campus multiple times... Both seem great. I was planning on starting a separate thread on this topic and get everyone's thoughts.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2013, 17:27
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Yep. Looks like we might be cutting checks to Marshall in a couple of weeks...


Seriously, 2500 is quite a chunk of change too. Curious, isn't Marshall supposed to be the better program for entrepreneurship? Assuming you would continue in that field and got into Anderson AND those were the 2 schools you were deciding between, do you know which you would choose?

That's the million dollar question. Marshall is ranked higher in Entrepreneurship but Anderson is ranked higher overall. However, these disparities aren't as apparent after meeting with students/professors and visiting each campus multiple times... Both seem great. I was planning on starting a separate thread on this topic and get everyone's thoughts.


Rankings don't mean as much as you may think they do; however, if you are looking at anything other than entrepreneurship then job placement/career prospects matter. Below is an article that mentions the Marshall debacle that happened recently.
In my eyes Marshall does not carry the credibility that Anderson does (their reputation just does not seem to be on par with Anderson’s), and thus hits career prospects. Another thing that turned me off of Marshall was the building and their facilities. Relative to the Anderson campus, Marshall just seems to be a dump. If I am shelling out this kind of money and spending 2 years at a place, I want to look forward to going to class. These are just my opinions and there was plenty more that went into my decision, but I love California and would like to end up out there so I looked into most of the programs in the state and simply came to the conclusion that Marshall was far from the caliber program that Anderson is. (just like I see Stanford as far and away better than Anderson) But it all depends on the person and what you are looking for.

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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 05:00
Apex - looking at previous threads, were the R1 waitlisters that did hear back 2-3 weeks after interviewing mostly dings, admits or staying on the waitlist? I'd imagine they wait till the R2 deadline to reject or keep on the WL. I interviewed on the 4th, just trying to limit how often i refresh my email/check my phone/check my status.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 10:22
I also got the email from Anderson this weekend and then checked my app status and my reviewers are gone. Hopefully this is a good sign! I interviewed on 2/4 and am waiting anxiously to hear back.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 10:26
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I also got the email from Anderson this weekend and then checked my app status and my reviewers are gone. Hopefully this is a good sign! I interviewed on 2/4 and am waiting anxiously to hear back.



Hmm my interviewers are gone as well
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 10:30
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Rankings don't mean as much as you may think they do; however, if you are looking at anything other than entrepreneurship then job placement/career prospects matter. Below is an article that mentions the Marshall debacle that happened recently.
In my eyes Marshall does not carry the credibility that Anderson does (their reputation just does not seem to be on par with Anderson’s), and thus hits career prospects. Another thing that turned me off of Marshall was the building and their facilities. Relative to the Anderson campus, Marshall just seems to be a dump. If I am shelling out this kind of money and spending 2 years at a place, I want to look forward to going to class. These are just my opinions and there was plenty more that went into my decision, but I love California and would like to end up out there so I looked into most of the programs in the state and simply came to the conclusion that Marshall was far from the caliber program that Anderson is. (just like I see Stanford as far and away better than Anderson) But it all depends on the person and what you are looking for.

http://poetsandquants.com/2012/11/04/ho ... ob-offers/

Excellent insight, Douglas. Thanks for the input.

I have created a separate thread on this topic for us and others to further discuss: ucla-anderson-vs-usc-marshall-147910.html#p1187101

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Apex - looking at previous threads, were the R1 waitlisters that did hear back 2-3 weeks after interviewing mostly dings, admits or staying on the waitlist? I'd imagine they wait till the R2 deadline to reject or keep on the WL. I interviewed on the 4th, just trying to limit how often i refresh my email/check my phone/check my status.

You are correct, mm2000. It looks like the waitlisters in previous threads who had decisions rendered 2-3 weeks after their interview were admitted. Others were notified on the next round's decision date. However, I highly doubt this is a steadfast rule so we'll see how the waitlist is handled this year.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 10:49
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I also got the email from Anderson this weekend and then checked my app status and my reviewers are gone. Hopefully this is a good sign! I interviewed on 2/4 and am waiting anxiously to hear back.



Hmm my interviewers are gone as well


Same here - fingers crossed...
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 10:58
Good luck to you guys. Knock on wood, I think the interviewers disappearing is a good sign since it was for me. If you get in congrats and I hope to see you guys at one of the admit events.
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 15:47
Where do you see "reviewers are gone" or "interviewers are gone" in your application status? Mine is SUBMITTED from the date I submitted, then interviewed on Campus, till now. It stays the same. Please lemme know where you guys see the change. Omgggg.

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I also got the email from Anderson this weekend and then checked my app status and my reviewers are gone. Hopefully this is a good sign! I interviewed on 2/4 and am waiting anxiously to hear back.



Hmm my interviewers are gone as well


Same here - fingers crossed...
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Re: UCLA Anderson 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Feb 2013, 15:59
Wait for reply online. I am anxious now. Where do you guys see the change? I am freaking out now...



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I also got the email from Anderson this weekend and then checked my app status and my reviewers are gone. Hopefully this is a good sign! I interviewed on 2/4 and am waiting anxiously to hear back.



Hmm my interviewers are gone as well


Same here - fingers crossed...
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