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Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:45
Ding!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:46
dinged as well.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:46
ding:(
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:48
Ding....
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:49
kh86 wrote:
dinged as well.

Ditto.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:50
Dinged as well. Good luck to everyone moving on!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:52
Dinged as well !!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:53
Dinged as well...did Anyone get an invite??
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 09:57
Ding.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:03
$@%$#%#$%
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:10
Got an invitation (to a party).
Wharton, on the other hand, DINGED me.

Oh well :-/

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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:13
Ding... sometimes it just doesnt work out in your favor, no matter how hard you try.

Wharton now moves to my "I didnt want to go there anyway" list.

Damn this hurts.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:14
got an invite
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:33
i just got dinged.
i've been dinged by HBS, Booth, and Wharton. Really losing hope here.

What are they looking for?

My profile:
Wrk Exp: 4yrs
GMAT: 710 (q50 v36)
GPA: 3.17
Undergrad: Electrical Engineering
Extracurricular: Volunteering at hospital, cancer society committee, teaching engineering to elementary kids

Right now, I'm thinking I need to rewrite the GMAT, but I thought something >700 was a foot in the door.

Anyone going through similar frustrations?
Even the admits, have any ideas on how to improve the profile? or any other suggestions.

Thanks
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:40
ruthereyet2010 wrote:
i just got dinged.
i've been dinged by HBS, Booth, and Wharton. Really losing hope here.

What are they looking for?

My profile:
Wrk Exp: 4yrs
GMAT: 710 (q50 v36)
GPA: 3.17
Undergrad: Electrical Engineering
Extracurricular: Volunteering at hospital, cancer society committee, teaching engineering to elementary kids

Right now, I'm thinking I need to rewrite the GMAT, but I thought something >700 was a foot in the door.

Anyone going through similar frustrations?
Even the admits, have any ideas on how to improve the profile? or any other suggestions.

Thanks


Improve your profile by shooting for a school who accepts you for you. Continue doing what you enjoy. I am passionate about the things I do volunteer-wise and in my free time. I am not going to start some bogus charity that my heart isnt in just to impress these guys. Another year of working wouldnt be bad for you either, but 4 years is adequate. Not much you can do to sharpen up the profile.

I feel you tho.. 750 GMAT, 5 years WE in corp finance, 3.5 GPA in finance, volunteering - tutoring, volunteer vacations, recruiting at my old school.

Most frustrating, I definiately kicked butt on the essays. They were by far my best set, and I am usually pretty pessimistic about myself, but these were good. Who knows what Wharton is looking for. Holding me back was undergrad school is tier 2 or 3, corp finance role, and white male applicant. It is what is.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 10:54
With all of the seemingly superstar profiles I've seen, I am surprised there haven't been more people invited to an interview. Perhaps those will go out later in the afternoon. Never know what they're doing at admissions, though sure wish I did.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 11:09
Ding. Wish I knew what the shortfall was...
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 11:15
Ding. Profile:

710 GMAT (44 Q, 42 V)
GPA: 3.9 at junior college, 3.84 from state university
Degree: A.A. in general business, B.A. in journalism and mass communications
Work experience: nearly 8 years, 5 in web marketing

I guess we'll see what happens from other schools. :(
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 11:22
Dinged
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2012, 11:30
Ding.

While I'm quite certain the year 2012 isn't the end of the world, it sure does its best to kick me in the particulars repeatedly.

Oh well. Dust yourself off and try again, as the song goes. And congratulations to all those who made it!
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