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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Nov 2012, 09:28
First decisions go out tomorrow. Anyone heard anything from Vanderbilt?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Nov 2012, 12:14
I was planning on going to Discover Weekend in November 2012 but had to cancel at the last minute and travel to NYC on business related to storm damage. While in NYC, I attended an MBA fair and spoke with a representative from Vanderbilt. She seemed pretty adament that I should do an EMBA which kind of turned me off. I am a bit older, 35 14+ years experience which I can see why I would do an EMBA, but given my desire to career shift I feel a full-time program would be best. I was a little disturbed by the exchange and have begun having thoughts about not applying. I like the school, plan to stay in the south, and Marketing is a specialty of theirs. Was that just a one-off vibe or is Vanderbilt really that unfriendly to candidates with my background?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Nov 2012, 10:19
fv113 wrote:
Congratulations! On behalf of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, we are delighted tI checked with Darden’s admissions staff on this point last week and they confirmed that every applicant invited to interview has the potential to be accepted o offer you admission to the MBA program beginning in fall 2013. A letter and welcome binder will be mailed to you with full details regarding your offer of admission.

Did anyone else hear anything back? I can't wait for next year to come!


Big congrats to you!!

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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 04:46
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I saw this on of my friend's page. WTF vandy????

What really amazes me is that according to him, over 100 Owen MBA saw the post over the course of A DAY, and no one took the time to respond to Sonupe. I'm disappoint in this kind of behavior from a top 30 b-school.


Nice point raised Asimov... I guess people would rather stay silent than speak up and spoil relations...and I agree that such herd mentality is not expected from a top 30 B school...however the saving grace is that, no one liked the comment.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 04:48
fv113 wrote:
Congratulations! On behalf of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, we are delighted to offer you admission to the MBA program beginning in fall 2013. A letter and welcome binder will be mailed to you with full details regarding your offer of admission.

Did anyone else hear anything back? I can't wait for next year to come!



Congratulations!!!
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 12:18
fv113 wrote:
Congratulations! On behalf of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, we are delighted to offer you admission to the MBA program beginning in fall 2013. A letter and welcome binder will be mailed to you with full details regarding your offer of admission.

Did anyone else hear anything back? I can't wait for next year to come!



HUGE CONGRATS SIR!
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2012, 14:42
Final day of R1. I submitted my application this afternoon, anyone else?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2012, 06:37
Anyone else accepting an Early Admissions offer? I am still waiting for my admission package but by next week will have my deposit in.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2012, 13:35
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Dec 2012, 07:45
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Final day of R1. I submitted my application this afternoon, anyone else?


I submitted my application too on the final day of R1...however I am yet to hear anything from Adcom. Anybody (R1) heard anything yet?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Dec 2012, 10:21
It usually takes about two weeks I believe.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Dec 2012, 06:08
Hello..everyone.

I have one question.

I got admitted already. Is deposit(2500 usd) paid by credit cards only?

Thank you.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Dec 2012, 07:44
You can also pay via Wire Transfer
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 10:36
Has anyone who applied R1 received a decision yet? I've heard back from another one of my top-choice schools and I have to give them my decision a week or two before Owen's accept/deny emails even come out (according to Owen's website). When I interviewed Consuela said I could let them know if I would like them to move my app to the top of the pile for situations like this (well, she didn't put it like that but...) so I was wondering if I need to do that now. I don't want to turn down the other (with scholarship) and not get into Owen. Thanks and Good luck!!
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 10:43
I would ask them right away to do so and leave yourself enough time to make a decision. I went through the same issue with a different school and managed to expedite my application two weeks before their official decision date.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 10:57
Awesome! Thanks for the info, fv113. If I may ask, what was the deciding factor in your decision?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 07:44
Sorry for the late response MBA0G2015, are they going to expedite your decision?

Personally I based my decisions on some factors: During my visit to Vandy I felt welcomed, there was not a single person I met that I didn't feel a connection with. I really felt that they really want their students to thrive and are not only a number for their stats. The class size is fairly big but from everything I've learned it's a pretty close knit community. Finally, they have great connections with top consulting firms and a great leadership program.

And its SEC! Great basketball, baseball and their football program is on the rise. Combine that with Nashville, one of my favorite cities in the US and you get a winner haha.

Don't want to bore you with more but PM me if you want me to go on.
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 09:13
this is one intrusive application!

i'm new to applying for us business schools (so far have been finishing up Canadian mba apps) so maybe this is the norm, but the app wants to know my income, family income, father's job, mother damn college degrees!

My app for kelley is not at all this intrusive. Is this normal for us apps?
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 09:16
It was for all the apps I filled...
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Re: Vanderbilt (Owen) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 09:19
hmm i guess it is the norm then. thanks for the heads up
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