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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 08:22
Yup, my interview decision letter link is also gone.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 08:48
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Oddly enough, something changed in my online app main page. My option to view my interview decision letter is now gone. Has that occurred with everyone else?


Mine is also gone. Let the speculation begin!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:03
Haha.. Yes. Reason I bring it up is on decision day for the GSB, a change occurred on several of the posters' application pages.. The names of the recommenders disappeared. The changes did not happen with everyone (I was one of them). And all of the individuals who noticed this change received good news, and vice versa for those who didn't. I never believed in that kind of stuff, but there was definitely a glitch on the system that day. Given that Wharton uses the same system (applyourself), I figured I'd keep a watch-full eye.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:24
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:48
My interview decision letter is gone but my recommenders are still there. At Stanford if recommenders gone= Yes

Oh well.

Dinged from Columbia and Wharton
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 09:56
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 10:07
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gringomex wrote:
ja42785 wrote:
Oddly enough, something changed in my online app main page. My option to view my interview decision letter is now gone. Has that occurred with everyone else?


Mine is also gone. Let the speculation begin!


My interview decision letter link is also gone. Did anyone's NOT change?


I don't think I ever saw a 'interview decision letter' link...were you guys referring to applyyourself profile? I only saw 'invited to interview' below my 'submitted on....blah blah blah' row
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 10:11
Link is gone too... I can see my recommenders though
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 10:29
I don't think I ever saw a 'interview decision letter' link. No changes on my page.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 10:31
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I don't think I ever saw a 'interview decision letter' link. No changes on my page.

When you were invited to interview there should have been a link on your online application to a letter describing the process.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 10:35
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hbo123 wrote:
I don't think I ever saw a 'interview decision letter' link. No changes on my page.

When you were invited to interview there should have been a link on your online application to a letter describing the process.



That link disappeared days before. Now it is just an inactive "Invited to interview" link.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 11:44
No phone calls yet??

My interview link also disappeared!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 13:28
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My link is gone but recommenders remain as well. I think you guys are over-speculating here. Only ~24 hours to go, no reason to panic at this point.


Wait... isn't panicking the best part of this process!?


haha..da da du da ta da
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 13:42
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Tovin wrote:
My link is gone but recommenders remain as well. I think you guys are over-speculating here. Only ~24 hours to go, no reason to panic at this point.


Wait... isn't panicking the best part of this process!?

If I were Wharton, I'd hire a Chief Panic Officer. The CPO would be responsible for inciting absolute panic amongst all of the applicants. Key responsibilities would include:

1) Calling just 5-10 people the day before the decision release date to let them know they were accepted. Just enough to have word spread that "phone calls were being made" and cause mass hysteria for the 99% of applicants that didn't receive a phone call.
2) Continually enabling and disabling aspects of the online application and MyWharton page. Activities range from modifying links to changing the number of info boxes shown online. Randomly inserting the word CONGRATULATIONS on the online app and then taking it down 10 minutes later would be worth bonus points.
3) Sending mass emails regarding financial aid to a random sample of 25% of applicants.
4) Announcing to all applicants that "the process is going to be different this year," but not saying how.
5) Announcing to all applicants that due to an overwhelming number of applicants this year, decisions wouldn't be released until Christmas Day. Retract that statement a few days later and say that brand new people have been hired to review applications in response to the high volume.


this is ridiculously amazing!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 15:16
Very funny on the CPO part.

So I am the only person it seems who never even noticed an interview link, and now don't know where it was to see if it is now gone.

Can someone please be kind enough to tell me where that was? Also, I am logging in and checking the "check status" link and all it says is "Status: Submitted".

did that ever change? I think I am going to get drunk tonight, so I can get some sleep hopefully.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 15:25
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Very funny on the CPO part.

So I am the only person it seems who never even noticed an interview link, and now don't know where it was to see if it is now gone.

Can someone please be kind enough to tell me where that was? Also, I am logging in and checking the "check status" link and all it says is "Status: Submitted".

did that ever change? I think I am going to get drunk tonight, so I can get some sleep hopefully.



According to the forum 99.99% of them see the link gone, you really think Wharton has that high yield?

Relax, all of us will find out soon.
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 15:32
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Azn84 wrote:
Very funny on the CPO part.

So I am the only person it seems who never even noticed an interview link, and now don't know where it was to see if it is now gone.

Can someone please be kind enough to tell me where that was? Also, I am logging in and checking the "check status" link and all it says is "Status: Submitted".

did that ever change? I think I am going to get drunk tonight, so I can get some sleep hopefully.



According to the forum 99.99% of them see the link gone, you really think Wharton has that high yield?

Relax, all of us will find out soon.



In case, you still want to know: There was a link underneath the names of the the recommenders. It was just a link that would open a small window, that had a interview invitation letter .
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 19:06
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Tovin wrote:
My link is gone but recommenders remain as well. I think you guys are over-speculating here. Only ~24 hours to go, no reason to panic at this point.


Wait... isn't panicking the best part of this process!?

If I were Wharton, I'd hire a Chief Panic Officer. The CPO would be responsible for inciting absolute panic amongst all of the applicants. Key responsibilities would include:

1) Calling just 5-10 people the day before the decision release date to let them know they were accepted. Just enough to have word spread that "phone calls were being made" and cause mass hysteria for the 99% of applicants that didn't receive a phone call.
2) Continually enabling and disabling aspects of the online application and MyWharton page. Activities range from modifying links to changing the number of info boxes shown online. Randomly inserting the word CONGRATULATIONS on the online app and then taking it down 10 minutes later would be worth bonus points.
3) Sending mass emails regarding financial aid to a random sample of 25% of applicants.
4) Announcing to all applicants that "the process is going to be different this year," but not saying how.
5) Announcing to all applicants that due to an overwhelming number of applicants this year, decisions wouldn't be released until Christmas Day. Retract that statement a few days later and say that brand new people have been hired to review applications in response to the high volume.


This is hilarious!!! I wanna volunteer to be the CPO since Im so loving the school and all the perspective students should experience this most beautiful moment in the whole application!
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 19:10
How many R1 admits does Wharton typically have? Any guesses?
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Re: Wharton 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2012, 04:27
Oz123 wrote:
Just got the call, at 11:30pm in Sydney. Pretty stoked! Good luck everyone.

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