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# Calling all [[Michigan (Ross)]] 2008 applicants...

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11 Nov 2007, 19:24
Any ppl from Asia/Singapore got invites....?
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11 Nov 2007, 21:00
Does anybody know what % of applicants at Ross based on historical data gets invited to interview and what % of those actually get accepted?

Just curious
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12 Nov 2007, 00:05
nervousgmat wrote:
Does anybody know what % of applicants at Ross based on historical data gets invited to interview and what % of those actually get accepted?

Just curious

I guess the approximate statistic data may be taken from accepted411
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12 Nov 2007, 05:10
Did anyone who selected AAC interview received furtehr instructions from Ross?
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12 Nov 2007, 07:54
helg wrote:
nervousgmat wrote:
Does anybody know what % of applicants at Ross based on historical data gets invited to interview and what % of those actually get accepted?

Just curious

I guess the approximate statistic data may be taken from accepted411

I looked at accepted411 but I don't think the data there is reliable.

I haven't heard from Ross about the schedule yet (I selected the alumni interview option).
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12 Nov 2007, 07:56
nervousgmat wrote:

I haven't heard from Ross about the schedule yet (I selected the alumni interview option).

Today is a public holiday in the States, right? So, we might expect the feedback tomorrow... I hope
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12 Nov 2007, 08:15
helg wrote:
nervousgmat wrote:

I haven't heard from Ross about the schedule yet (I selected the alumni interview option).

Today is a public holiday in the States, right? So, we might expect the feedback tomorrow... I hope

Yeah, Veteran's Day. Most people still work. I am not sure about schools' staff...
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12 Nov 2007, 09:57
nervousgmat wrote:
helg wrote:
nervousgmat wrote:

I haven't heard from Ross about the schedule yet (I selected the alumni interview option).

Today is a public holiday in the States, right? So, we might expect the feedback tomorrow... I hope

Yeah, Veteran's Day. Most people still work. I am not sure about schools' staff...

If they're government employees (Which Michigan admissions staff almost certainly are) then they probably don't work.
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12 Nov 2007, 11:34
I got a response on Friday for the on-campus interview and scheduled it for tomorrow 13th. I called today (10/12) to confirm. They are working.
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12 Nov 2007, 15:20
Ok, so I will be interviewing over the phone with a member of the admissions staff after all.
I received an e-mail from Ross stating the following:

Thank you for your continued interest in Ross. Our requests for alumni interviewers have been overwhelming—up 300% over last year. Unfortunately, we had not anticipated such a large differential and are trying our best not to tax our alumni interviewers. As such and with my sincerest apologies, we are asking some of those who requested AAC interviews to schedule with Admissions staff. There are phone and in-person interviews available. Please see the message below on directions for scheduling an Admissions interview.

Thank you in advance for your understanding, and we look forward to speaking with you!

I am not yet sure how to react... All I know is that I can't travel to Ann Arbor to have an interview in-person. Since I do not have a landline at home and can't interview from work, I am a bit nervous about having an interview over the cell phone but oh well... Gotta learn to adapt to unforeseen circumstances
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12 Nov 2007, 15:32
Well I am pretty sure I will be throwing my hat in the Ross ring for R2. I discussed it with my wife and have decided that Ross and Duke will replace NYU and Tuck.
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12 Nov 2007, 15:47
Based on the silence in this thread and in BW, I am guessing the invites last week were a "wave". My guess is that another batch of invites will be sent this Thursday or Friday.
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12 Nov 2007, 18:50
clobo wrote:
I got a response on Friday for the on-campus interview and scheduled it for tomorrow 13th. I called today (10/12) to confirm. They are working.

Good luck, clobo!
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12 Nov 2007, 23:56
So, I've meen matched with an alumni interviewer... who lives in Yuzhno-Salhalinsk. While I live in Moscow. Now, think for a second, the distance between our cities is roughly 10 000 km and the time difference is 8 hours. And yes, it is still the same country.
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13 Nov 2007, 00:21
helg, they should admit you just for making the trip.

helg wrote:
So, I've meen matched with an alumni interviewer... who lives in Yuzhno-Salhalinsk. While I live in Moscow. Now, think for a second, the distance between our cities is roughly 10 000 km and the time difference is 8 hours. And yes, it is still the same country.
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13 Nov 2007, 00:24
Now that's what people generally call a Continent!
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13 Nov 2007, 00:34
helg, they should admit you just for making the trip.

helg wrote:
So, I've meen matched with an alumni interviewer... who lives in Yuzhno-Salhalinsk. While I live in Moscow. Now, think for a second, the distance between our cities is roughly 10 000 km and the time difference is 8 hours. And yes, it is still the same country.

Naaah, not gonna make it If they do not change the interviewer I will arrange a phone interview.
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13 Nov 2007, 07:59
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk? LOL!
I see a phone interview in your future
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13 Nov 2007, 08:05
nervousgmat wrote:
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk? LOL!
I see a phone interview in your future

Yeah, they confirmed, they have noone in Moscow, so phone it is!
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13 Nov 2007, 08:28
just got a mail from admissions committee asking for my TOEFL score or reason for exemption. So sent them the reason for exemption. Where did u guys put down the reason for exemption if any on the app.

Anyways on the bright side my application has not been reviewed so i still have hope.
13 Nov 2007, 08:28

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