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Director
Joined: 20 Aug 2007
Posts: 850

Kudos [?]: 99 [0], given: 1

Location: Chicago
Schools: Chicago Booth 2011

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11 Apr 2009, 06:43
I say we go ahead and crash terp's place anyway. I'll be there a couple weeks before him

If you are in a studio or convertible facing the north, you overlook the River so no building will block your view there. I think there are some 1BR and 2BR units that look out west and straight towards the Tides bldg...that could suck.

Kudos [?]: 99 [0], given: 1

Director
Joined: 20 Feb 2008
Posts: 797

Kudos [?]: 147 [0], given: 9

Location: Texas
Schools: Kellogg Class of 2011

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11 Apr 2009, 07:58
xenok wrote:
Anyone have an idea how nice those apartment gyms are? I don't mean how new the equipment is, I'm wondering if they have enough free weights and space to really work out. I'm looking for dumbbells, barbells, power racks, etc. I found most apartment/condo gyms to have mostly machines and not much room for anything else.

Xenok, I imagine they will be standard apartment gyms, dumbells, cable machines, and no free weights. I think the reason no apartment complexes have bench sets and other free weights is for the liability. Someone could truly get hurt if they weren't properly supervised.

Kudos [?]: 147 [0], given: 9

Manager
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 145

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

Schools: Chicago Booth 2011

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12 Apr 2009, 08:00
jb32 wrote:
Xenok, I imagine they will be standard apartment gyms, dumbells, cable machines, and no free weights. I think the reason no apartment complexes have bench sets and other free weights is for the liability. Someone could truly get hurt if they weren't properly supervised.

That makes sense, but it also makes the apartment gym less attractive to me. I'll probably spend more time at the school gym (any comments on that?)

I met a few of my fellow admits from Korea tonight, and they all seemed pretty nice. Looking forward to spending two years in Chicago with them.

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

GMAT Club Legend
Affiliations: HHonors Diamond, BGS Honor Society
Joined: 05 Apr 2006
Posts: 5926

Kudos [?]: 2193 [0], given: 7

Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2009
GMAT 1: 730 Q45 V45

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12 Apr 2009, 11:14

Well, looks like I wont be able to do my usual pre-admit weekend party for you guys this time. Wife has a scheduled c/s on the 22nd, so going drinking on the 23rd is pretty much out of the question... That said, there's no reason you all can't keep the tradition alive without me. If anyone wants to step up to the plate, go for it. I recommend Fado's for a nice easy location thats good for people (plus its where we've done the others, so it's getting nostalgic).

Kudos [?]: 2193 [0], given: 7

VP
Joined: 09 Jan 2007
Posts: 1045

Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 3

Location: New York, NY
Schools: Chicago Booth Class of 2010

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13 Apr 2009, 10:52
rhyme wrote:
:(

Well, looks like I wont be able to do my usual pre-admit weekend party for you guys this time. Wife has a scheduled c/s on the 22nd, so going drinking on the 23rd is pretty much out of the question... That said, there's no reason you all can't keep the tradition alive without me. If anyone wants to step up to the plate, go for it. I recommend Fado's for a nice easy location thats good for people (plus its where we've done the others, so it's getting nostalgic).

I won't let you down rhyme.

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Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 3

Current Student
Joined: 09 Apr 2008
Posts: 197

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 2

Schools: Chicago Booth '11

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13 Apr 2009, 14:08
kwam wrote:

Thanks, Kwam. Count me in.

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 2

CEO
Joined: 17 Nov 2007
Posts: 3584

Kudos [?]: 4586 [0], given: 360

Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Other
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2011
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V40

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13 Apr 2009, 14:53
Unfortunately, I will arrive at 11PM in O'Hare airport
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Kudos [?]: 4586 [0], given: 360

Current Student
Joined: 26 Jan 2009
Posts: 143

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Schools: Stanford, Wharton, Booth, Kellogg

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13 Apr 2009, 15:46
kwam wrote:
rhyme wrote:
:(

Well, looks like I wont be able to do my usual pre-admit weekend party for you guys this time. Wife has a scheduled c/s on the 22nd, so going drinking on the 23rd is pretty much out of the question... That said, there's no reason you all can't keep the tradition alive without me. If anyone wants to step up to the plate, go for it. I recommend Fado's for a nice easy location thats good for people (plus its where we've done the others, so it's getting nostalgic).

I won't let you down rhyme.

I'll probably make it, too.

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Current Student
Joined: 26 Jan 2009
Posts: 143

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Schools: Stanford, Wharton, Booth, Kellogg

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14 Apr 2009, 16:30
Making it official now: I am headed to Chicago Booth in the fall!

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 10 Apr 2007
Posts: 4318

Kudos [?]: 762 [0], given: 5

Location: Back in Chicago, IL
Schools: Kellogg Alum: Class of 2010

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14 Apr 2009, 17:36
pu2003 wrote:
Making it official now: I am headed to Chicago Booth in the fall!

I assume Kellogg didnt come close to the money...if not then definitely a smart move. All that cash buys a lot of "fit" in my book haha.
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Kudos [?]: 762 [0], given: 5

VP
Joined: 22 Oct 2006
Posts: 1437

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

Schools: Chicago Booth '11

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14 Apr 2009, 19:53
got my NFT chicago tourist book! very nice touch!

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

SVP
Joined: 04 Dec 2007
Posts: 1689

Kudos [?]: 202 [0], given: 31

Schools: Kellogg '11

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14 Apr 2009, 19:59
terp26 wrote:
got my NFT chicago tourist book! very nice touch!

me too! v handy..

Kudos [?]: 202 [0], given: 31

Current Student
Joined: 28 Feb 2008
Posts: 370

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 2

Location: New York, Paris
Schools: Wharton '11

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14 Apr 2009, 20:17
terp26 wrote:
got my NFT chicago tourist book! very nice touch!

It was very nice indeed, and Booth branded

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 2

Manager
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 145

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

Schools: Chicago Booth 2011

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14 Apr 2009, 21:01
Can I (an international) expect one in the mail too? I wonder....

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

VP
Joined: 09 Jan 2007
Posts: 1045

Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 3

Location: New York, NY
Schools: Chicago Booth Class of 2010

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14 Apr 2009, 23:09
xenok wrote:
Can I (an international) expect one in the mail too? I wonder....

I Guess so - I received last year. If you don't receive, just ask them later when you're here.
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Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 3

VP
Joined: 22 Oct 2006
Posts: 1437

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

Schools: Chicago Booth '11

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16 Apr 2009, 06:46
CEO of Liz Claiborne (Chicago '87) spoke to us at the admitted event yesterday.

Very fun time and a lot of cool people.

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

Manager
Joined: 14 Jun 2008
Posts: 162

Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 0

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20 Apr 2009, 14:07
kwam wrote:
rhyme wrote:
:(

Well, looks like I wont be able to do my usual pre-admit weekend party for you guys this time. Wife has a scheduled c/s on the 22nd, so going drinking on the 23rd is pretty much out of the question... That said, there's no reason you all can't keep the tradition alive without me. If anyone wants to step up to the plate, go for it. I recommend Fado's for a nice easy location thats good for people (plus its where we've done the others, so it's getting nostalgic).

I won't let you down rhyme.

count me in as well kwam

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Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 0

Current Student
Joined: 10 May 2008
Posts: 62

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Location: Davenport, IA
Schools: Ross, Johnson, Tepper, Fisher

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20 Apr 2009, 16:49
Don't know if it counts because im part time but I am still pretty excited. Booth or Bust baby. I am in!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks everyone for the support.

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Manager
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 145

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

Schools: Chicago Booth 2011

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20 Apr 2009, 16:56
Congrats, manbilla! Looking forward to seeing you (maybe?) at Gleacher.

As for PT vs FT, I've never noticed a difference in treatment, a Boothie is a Boothie, PT or FT. That's what I observed at the Worldwide Booth Night I attended.

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 6

VP
Joined: 22 Oct 2006
Posts: 1437

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

Schools: Chicago Booth '11

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20 Apr 2009, 17:27
manbilla wrote:
Don't know if it counts because im part time but I am still pretty excited. Booth or Bust baby. I am in!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks everyone for the support.

you are in manbilla?? congrats !!! well have to grab a drink after your class on Saturday

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 12

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