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# Chicago Booth Class of 2013

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Current Student
Joined: 12 Apr 2010
Posts: 459
Location: Spain
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40
WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking)
Followers: 37

Kudos [?]: 336 [1] , given: 151

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06 Jan 2011, 02:44
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Lets get started, there are already many round 1 admits.

Congrats to all of you admitted to the Chicago Booth class of 2013!!

For info, here the last year thread: admitted-to-chicago-booth-class-of-2012-full-time-mba-thread-88122.html
Current Student
Joined: 27 Dec 2010
Posts: 64
Location: India
Schools: Booth R1, Tuck, Ross
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 2

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06 Jan 2011, 03:08
Congrats to everyone that's been admitted!

I'm looking forward to meeting all the gmat clubbers at the admit weekend in February.
Current Student
Joined: 12 Apr 2010
Posts: 459
Location: Spain
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40
WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking)
Followers: 37

Kudos [?]: 336 [0], given: 151

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06 Jan 2011, 03:13
you're lucky! I won't be able to attend ... it's too far and I'm out of days off...

Perhaps I can make it for the second one.
Current Student
Joined: 27 Dec 2010
Posts: 64
Location: India
Schools: Booth R1, Tuck, Ross
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 2

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06 Jan 2011, 03:23
It's a shame you can't make it - we'll have to meet up in September instead!

If people are interested, then I was thinking about collecting a list of admit weekend questions to try and help out those admits that can't attend in person...
Intern
Joined: 02 Jul 2010
Posts: 15
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 19

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06 Jan 2011, 04:59
Congrats to everyone who has been admitted, especially fellow GMAT clubbers! I plan to attend the 1st Admit Weekend so look forward to meeting you all.

mjb, that's a great idea re: collecting questions.
Manager
Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 132
Schools: Booth class of 2013
WE 1: 6 yrs product development (tech)
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 23

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06 Jan 2011, 08:11
Congrats on getting accepted to Booth, everyone!! I will be attending Admit Weekend. Have you folks joined the Facebook group / Google group for the class of 2013?

I guess the next step is to look at financing (for those of us without $$from the school ). I've been spending time reading through this thread and looking at private loan options. What about you folks? Has everyone here decided on Booth, or are you guys waiting to hear from other schools? _________________ Intern Joined: 30 Jul 2010 Posts: 35 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 2 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 06 Jan 2011, 23:06 Hi all...congrats once again on getting through A Business Force Rid: Great initiative to start a separate thread! I also will be unable to attend the admit weekend in Feb, so am thinking of going for the R2 one. I hope Booth will allow me to attend that? Apart from arranging the financing, what is everybody planning to do till Sep? (apart from chilling, of course ) Current Student Joined: 12 Apr 2010 Posts: 459 Location: Spain Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013 GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40 WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking) Followers: 37 Kudos [?]: 336 [0], given: 151 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 06 Jan 2011, 23:13 congrats! I will work till May 30, then travel around Asia a month or so, then go to Spain to visit family and friends, and finally go to the US beginning or mid August to travel a bit (family coming) before starting the MBA (that will be probably at Booth). Will any of you attend the pre-accounting course or the English one? Current Student Joined: 27 Dec 2010 Posts: 64 Location: India Schools: Booth R1, Tuck, Ross Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 2 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Jan 2011, 01:22 I'm considering pre-accounting (I come from an engineering background), but I've heard mixed things about the course and the overlap with Financial Accounting. If it was considered as sufficient to waive out of basic financial accounting then I might be more interested... Manager Joined: 12 Oct 2009 Posts: 132 Schools: Booth class of 2013 WE 1: 6 yrs product development (tech) Followers: 11 Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 23 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Jan 2011, 06:20 mjb wrote: I'm considering pre-accounting (I come from an engineering background), but I've heard mixed things about the course and the overlap with Financial Accounting. If it was considered as sufficient to waive out of basic financial accounting then I might be more interested... mjb, with the flex curriculum, my understanding is that you can take a more advanced Accounting course, if you wish. See this page for alternatives. Got to love Chicago Booth for this feature!! I'm planning on looking through Business Statistics before I arrive so I can take a different class: "Applied Regression Analysis" or perhaps "Statistical Insight into Marketing, Consulting & Entrepreneurship". _________________ Current Student Joined: 27 Dec 2010 Posts: 64 Location: India Schools: Booth R1, Tuck, Ross Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 2 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Jan 2011, 07:08 My issue is that I don't have any real finance or accounting experience, so when I said "considered sufficient" I meant more to prepare me for the more advanced finance courses than to meet any particular requirement. Current Student Joined: 12 Apr 2010 Posts: 459 Location: Spain Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013 GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40 WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking) Followers: 37 Kudos [?]: 336 [0], given: 151 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Jan 2011, 17:36 Booth Students January 13, 2011 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST Curious about what life at Chicago Booth is really like? Join us for a live chat with current students on January 13 to learn more about our community. Ask about student activities, classes, campus life, recruiting, the city of Chicago, and more. Live Chat with it may be interesting, though it is too late for Asia-Pac, we'll need the transcripts. Intern Joined: 30 Jul 2010 Posts: 35 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 2 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Jan 2011, 20:56 Has anyone been contacted by current students / any alums for answering the plethora of questions that we all, am sure, have and would have with respect to joining/housing/etc.? A current student as well as a CWIBAN member contacted me - and it was fabulous talking to both Must say am highly impressed by the initiative Booth is taking to make this process as smooth as possible! Manager Joined: 12 Oct 2009 Posts: 132 Schools: Booth class of 2013 WE 1: 6 yrs product development (tech) Followers: 11 Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 23 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Jan 2011, 21:42 Mandy4983 wrote: Has anyone been contacted by current students / any alums for answering the plethora of questions that we all, am sure, have and would have with respect to joining/housing/etc.? A current student as well as a CWIBAN member contacted me - and it was fabulous talking to both Must say am highly impressed by the initiative Booth is taking to make this process as smooth as possible! Thanks for bringing this up, Mandy. A current student emailed me on a weekday morning several days ago. He made time to speak with me that very afternoon when I said I had some questions I wanted to run by him. I'm *very* impressed by Booth reaching out in such a way to its admits. I don't know for sure whether this is done by other schools as well. Anybody know? Although I'm still waiting for closure from other schools, I must say I'm slowly but surely falling in love with Chicago Booth! _________________ Intern Joined: 30 Jul 2010 Posts: 35 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 2 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 11 Jan 2011, 23:42 wiredo wrote: Mandy4983 wrote: Has anyone been contacted by current students / any alums for answering the plethora of questions that we all, am sure, have and would have with respect to joining/housing/etc.? A current student as well as a CWIBAN member contacted me - and it was fabulous talking to both Must say am highly impressed by the initiative Booth is taking to make this process as smooth as possible! Thanks for bringing this up, Mandy. A current student emailed me on a weekday morning several days ago. He made time to speak with me that very afternoon when I said I had some questions I wanted to run by him. I'm *very* impressed by Booth reaching out in such a way to its admits. I don't know for sure whether this is done by other schools as well. Anybody know? Although I'm still waiting for closure from other schools, I must say I'm slowly but surely falling in love with Chicago Booth! Totally second your view Wiredo! Small, but significant steps Current Student Joined: 12 Apr 2010 Posts: 459 Location: Spain Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013 GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40 WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking) Followers: 37 Kudos [?]: 336 [0], given: 151 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Jan 2011, 01:05 does anyone know the date of the second Admit Weekend this year? Current Student Joined: 28 May 2010 Posts: 158 Location: Brazil Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship GMAT 1: 710 Q41 V46 GMAT 2: 740 Q47 V45 GPA: 3 Followers: 8 Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 56 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Jan 2011, 11:07 Mandy4983 wrote: wiredo wrote: Mandy4983 wrote: Has anyone been contacted by current students / any alums for answering the plethora of questions that we all, am sure, have and would have with respect to joining/housing/etc.? A current student as well as a CWIBAN member contacted me - and it was fabulous talking to both Must say am highly impressed by the initiative Booth is taking to make this process as smooth as possible! Thanks for bringing this up, Mandy. A current student emailed me on a weekday morning several days ago. He made time to speak with me that very afternoon when I said I had some questions I wanted to run by him. I'm *very* impressed by Booth reaching out in such a way to its admits. I don't know for sure whether this is done by other schools as well. Anybody know? Although I'm still waiting for closure from other schools, I must say I'm slowly but surely falling in love with Chicago Booth! Totally second your view Wiredo! Small, but significant steps Same here--current student calling to check in. Interesting that Booth had a current student call me, while Kellogg asked an alum to call me. Manager Joined: 26 Dec 2008 Posts: 58 Schools: Booth (Admit R1), Sloan (Ding R1), Tuck (R1) Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Jan 2011, 15:17 rid82 wrote: does anyone know the date of the second Admit Weekend this year? Hey rid82: It's on April 8-9 Intern Joined: 12 Jan 2011 Posts: 3 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Admitted to Chicago Booth Class of 2013 Full-time MBA Thread [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Jan 2011, 17:10 I was accepted to both Ross and Booth with the same$$. I'm planning on focusing on marketing and brand management. In your opinion, which school is better for marketing? Are they equal? I'm really torn between the two, so I'd love to hear your opinions.
Manager
Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 132
Schools: Booth class of 2013
WE 1: 6 yrs product development (tech)
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 23

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12 Jan 2011, 18:25
lizzyum wrote:
I was accepted to both Ross and Booth with the same $$. I'm planning on focusing on marketing and brand management. In your opinion, which school is better for marketing? Are they equal? I'm really torn between the two, so I'd love to hear your opinions. First off, congrats on the two offers!! This is a great situation to be in. As the playing field has been leveled with equal scholarship$$, I personally would go with Booth to cater the curriculum to my needs and to matriculate at a more highly regarded program. Now, if Ross had offered  and Booth hadn't, that might've been a harder decision - if I were in your shoes, that is. That said, I recognize that Ross probably offers more marketing courses than does Booth. If you already know what courses you need in Marketing, and find that Booth doesn't offer them while Ross does, your decision just got easier.

Good luck!
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