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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2013, 20:24
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Lets get something clear - are the acceptance decisions coming on 25th or 26th ? I have read both dates with equal conviction.
Please can someone give a definite date?


From the post-TBD admissions email: "We hope that this information helps your continued exploration of the MBA experience. We will be in touch with you further on March 26th." I know some schools like to call up accepted students day before and then announce the rest of the decisions on actual day. Based on my vague recollections of reading through the forum pages I don't believe this is the case with Wharton. But maybe some R1 students can confirm?
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2013, 22:59
From my interviewer (T. G.) :"All the results will be delivered the same day, on March 26th".
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2013, 02:28
I realise most people on here are neervously waiting for R2 news on 26 March, and good luck to you all! But is anyone else on here in for R3?

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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2013, 09:14
I become such a degenerate when waiting for these decisions. Gonna start a Netflix Law and Order/West Wing marathon on Monday....
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2013, 16:10
I am getting ready to check into a psych ward
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 08:45
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I know round 2-ers are on pins and needles right now waiting for decisions to come out. I'll just tell you about my experience with decision release day and what I heard from the admissions fellows afterward.

On the day the decisions are released, admitted students will start getting calls in the morning (eastern time). There seems to be little correlation with calls, except that I believe international applicants often get calls earlier than domestic ones (that's an observation, not necessarily a fact). Domestic applicants started getting calls around 8-8:30 a.m. eastern time (again, an observation, not necessarily a fact). I am on the east coast and I got a call just past 11 a.m. - so don't read too much into timing, especially if you're in the States.

The calls came from admissions officers as well as the second-year admissions fellows. At least as far as the fellows are concerned, they don't get a list of whom to call until the day of, and they get it at different times, depending on their availability. The status changed around noon (I got an email at 12:11 p.m.) the day of, and I believe some people who got in had not gotten the call before that happened.

Good luck, everyone!


Thanks for the input. Really helpful especially for us from far east.
At least I don't have to stay up all night and check my mail/phone every 5 minutes this Monday. :-D
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 08:50
I can't do anything except compulsively check clearadmit.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 17:08
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I know round 2-ers are on pins and needles right now waiting for decisions to come out. I'll just tell you about my experience with decision release day and what I heard from the admissions fellows afterward.

On the day the decisions are released, admitted students will start getting calls in the morning (eastern time). There seems to be little correlation with calls, except that I believe international applicants often get calls earlier than domestic ones (that's an observation, not necessarily a fact). Domestic applicants started getting calls around 8-8:30 a.m. eastern time (again, an observation, not necessarily a fact). I am on the east coast and I got a call just past 11 a.m. - so don't read too much into timing, especially if you're in the States.

The calls came from admissions officers as well as the second-year admissions fellows. At least as far as the fellows are concerned, they don't get a list of whom to call until the day of, and they get it at different times, depending on their availability. The status changed around noon (I got an email at 12:11 p.m.) the day of, and I believe some people who got in had not gotten the call before that happened.

Good luck, everyone!


Thanks for sharing your experience jwcardinal11!
That really helps. Am hoping for a good outcome :)

Good luck to all applicants!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 19:00
Good luck to everyone!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 19:46
There is no clarity on whether to expect the decisions on Monday 25th or Tuesday 26th ?

jwcardinal11 wrote:
I know round 2-ers are on pins and needles right now waiting for decisions to come out. I'll just tell you about my experience with decision release day and what I heard from the admissions fellows afterward.

On the day the decisions are released, admitted students will start getting calls in the morning (eastern time). There seems to be little correlation with calls, except that I believe international applicants often get calls earlier than domestic ones (that's an observation, not necessarily a fact). Domestic applicants started getting calls around 8-8:30 a.m. eastern time (again, an observation, not necessarily a fact). I am on the east coast and I got a call just past 11 a.m. - so don't read too much into timing, especially if you're in the States.

The calls came from admissions officers as well as the second-year admissions fellows. At least as far as the fellows are concerned, they don't get a list of whom to call until the day of, and they get it at different times, depending on their availability. The status changed around noon (I got an email at 12:11 p.m.) the day of, and I believe some people who got in had not gotten the call before that happened.

Good luck, everyone!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 19:48
Good luck everyone. I don't know where anyone got the impression that decision would be out on the 25th, but I'm definitely not expecting to hear anything until tuesday morning at the earliest. Let's wait another 24 hours before we start panicking...
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 20:47
Totally agree with bipolarbear.
i was clearly told to expect the result on March 26 during my one-on-one.
So better we wait patiently.
It's a hell of a wait though :(
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 06:31
Same here .... I'm sure there are others too!



himanshubt wrote:
In the last 5 hours I have visited this forum 10 times, as if visiting the forum would make me wiser :P :P

This waiting period is so screwed up!


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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 07:28
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axeforu wrote:
Same here .... I'm sure there are others too!
himanshubt wrote:
In the last 5 hours I have visited this forum 10 times, as if visiting the forum would make me wiser :P :P
This waiting period is so screwed up!



Likewise.

I don't know if you guys have seen this show called 24. I can almost imagine that 24 hour clock ticking and the music playing in my head.


Ha! Love 24. I used to watch like 9 episodes straight in one sitting I got so sucked into the dvds.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 10:25
So long! Goodnight!
Almost all accepted applicants in Asia should have heard tomorrow by now.....

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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 10:26
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I should watch a whole season of 24 today just to keep me distracted since I can't sleep anymore anyways.


You know all the seasons are on netflix, its a very dangerous slippery slope to undertake...but it will make time fly :-D
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 17:07
Good morning from Tokyo!
So, who's going to give us the first good news?

I really think I'm privileged to meet so many talented people and go through this process.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 17:17
has anyone noticed that the link to your interview letter has disappeared?

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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 17:18
yeah. it disappeared for R1 people too on/ before decision day.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2013, 17:24
does it disappear for everybody or just a subset of applicants?

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