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# Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants

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01 Apr 2010, 11:48
superdkny wrote:
20lvo wrote:
Waitlisted folks...would love to hear from you if there's been any change to your status or if you don't mind sharing your strategies for getting off the WL.

im R1 waitlisted and didn't hear anything from adcom. basically i think the strategy basically is submit the letter show ur strong interest or another recommendation letter. the more important thing is secure a safty school and dont put too much hope on waitlist schools. just my personal thought. what is ur profile?

28/680/5 WE/domestic at LA
Yeah, I am going to submit a personal letter and a letter of rec from someone - hopefully I'll find a USC alum or even current student (I know a girl who is at Marshall now - we went to undergrad together - but I don't know if she'd be willing to vouch for me since we weren't that close). Someone on the BW forums suggested using Darden as leverage since I have an offer from them - I'll tactfully mention it in the letter.

Stats are 27/720/3.3-3.4 from a UC school for a year and a liberal arts school for three, plus additional classes at UCLA Extension/6 WE/L.A. for 13.5 years, Russia for the other 13.5. I think my interview got me bumped as the alum whom I talked to was very keen on pointing out the weaknesses in my job history as related to my intended concentration (marketing; I'm a career-switcher).
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01 Apr 2010, 12:09
I just got Marshall admission notice in the morning. Very excited. But I also have Georgetown admission, with $10,000/year scholarship. It is hard to choose b/w these two schools. Any one have any insights for these two schools? Especially in terms of job placement and alum network for future. Good luck to everyone who is still waiting for the message. Manager Joined: 01 Jun 2009 Posts: 163 Location: San Francisco Schools: R1: Stanford, Booth, Stern; R2: Columbia, Anderson, McCombs, Marshall WE 1: 4 years, corporate event planning Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 3 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 12:28 Still no change for me today... been total radio silence from them since I applied. Intern Joined: 01 Sep 2009 Posts: 7 Schools: Marshall, Mccombs Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 12:29 Congrats! Both are solid schools -- but the key question here is do you see yourself more likely to be out on the east coast or on the west coast? I would suggest looking at the stats for alumni distribution from the schools website that should help. Intern Joined: 01 Apr 2010 Posts: 4 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 12:40 Thanks to johnac97 . You are right that graduates from G'town mostly work at the east cost, while that of Marshall mostly at the west cost. I like west cost very much, especially the weather. But DC is a very great area too. And it seems that job placement of Marshall of 2009, only around 75% graduates found jobs, is bad, compared to above 90% for G'town. Intern Joined: 18 Jan 2010 Posts: 24 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 12:46 I went to Gtown admit weekend for R1 and the 90% figures were inflated...it was more like high 70%'s. They provided a new report to us amd I honestly don't recall if it was a typo in the original (87 vs 78%) data or what, but it was definietly closer to 80% than 90%. Sorry this is vague.... Intern Joined: 18 Jan 2010 Posts: 24 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 12:48 Also, I interviewed yesterday via Skype (they took foreeeever to get back to be about an itnerview, so this was my only hope since I travel for work and couldn't carve out any mid-week dates), and they said I'd know either tomorrow or next Tuesday Manager Joined: 17 Feb 2010 Posts: 196 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 13:06 Totally depends on where you want to be career wise. West Coast? East Coast? Simple decision from there. marsun wrote: I just got Marshall admission notice in the morning. Very excited. But I also have Georgetown admission, with$10,000/year scholarship. It is hard to choose b/w these two schools. Any one have any insights for these two schools? Especially in terms of job placement and alum network for future.

Good luck to everyone who is still waiting for the message.

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01 Apr 2010, 15:05
Just got a decision online... WL. (no interview)
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01 Apr 2010, 15:10
I'm in. Admissions packet coming in the mail.
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F2010 R2: Stanford, Cal, UCLA, USC, UCSD($$) GPA: 3.5+ B.S., J.D. GMAT: 94% WE: 2 Startups (Co-Founder) Intern Joined: 20 Jan 2010 Posts: 8 Schools: Emory, Berkeley, USC Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 17:22 im in as well, got the call earlier. i also have a difficult decision ahead of me, admit to emory with some scholarship  and want to be in I-Banking. But my goal is to be on west coast eventually (i figure i might have to do some time in NY) any thoughts would be appreciated. Manager Joined: 17 Feb 2010 Posts: 196 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 17:42 USC, no brainer USC absolutely dominates the LA market and has a great West Coast brand dominator wrote: im in as well, got the call earlier. i also have a difficult decision ahead of me, admit to emory with some scholarship  and want to be in I-Banking. But my goal is to be on west coast eventually (i figure i might have to do some time in NY) any thoughts would be appreciated. _________________ F2013 R1: Stanford F2011 R1: Stanford F2010 R2: Stanford, Cal, UCLA, USC, UCSD($$$) GPA: 3.5+ B.S., J.D. GMAT: 94% WE: 2 Startups (Co-Founder) Intern Joined: 20 Jan 2010 Posts: 8 Schools: Emory, Berkeley, USC Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 17:44 thanks for the response, i forgot to mention i went to usc undergrad, i am concerned about limiting my college experience and network to only one university Intern Joined: 07 Jan 2010 Posts: 30 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 19:17 dominator wrote: thanks for the response, i forgot to mention i went to usc undergrad, i am concerned about limiting my college experience and network to only one university Why did you apply to USC then? Posted from my mobile device Current Student Joined: 18 Jan 2010 Posts: 117 Schools: UCLA Followers: 3 Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 1 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 19:26 swank6 wrote: Just got a decision online... WL. (no interview) SWANK6...I have been following your posts (not in stalker type way) but b/c we applied to a lot of the same schools and I hope one of these waitlist opportunites works out for you Intern Joined: 20 Jan 2010 Posts: 8 Schools: Emory, Berkeley, USC Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 20:16 I applied because I loved my time at USC, it's a great school with a lot of opportunity, I'm just kind of wondering how much weight I should place on the fact that I went there undergrad... Posted from my mobile device Manager Joined: 17 Feb 2010 Posts: 196 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All 2010 USC Marshall Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 01 Apr 2010, 22:57 USC's network absolutely destroys Emory's. Having an MBA from USC will only strengthen your "Trojan" prestige amongst alumni...etc. No brainer. dominator wrote: I applied because I loved my time at USC, it's a great school with a lot of opportunity, I'm just kind of wondering how much weight I should place on the fact that I went there undergrad... Posted from my mobile device _________________ F2013 R1: Stanford F2011 R1: Stanford F2010 R2: Stanford, Cal, UCLA, USC, UCSD($)
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01 Apr 2010, 23:34
CaliforniaBear wrote:
I went to Gtown admit weekend for R1 and the 90% figures were inflated...it was more like high 70%'s. They provided a new report to us amd I honestly don't recall if it was a typo in the original (87 vs 78%) data or what, but it was definietly closer to 80% than 90%. Sorry this is vague....

CalBear.. I was admitted to Gtown R2 but won't be able to attend the admit weekend.. If you get a chance can you talk about the experience.. What did Gtown put on for you guys and what were your take aways from the experience? btw I am not making any decisions or developing any insight other then just your opinion... I am just super curious as to what you thought about the current students, the other admitted students, faculty etc etc or whatever else they put on the stage during the first admit weekend.

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02 Apr 2010, 04:18
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Just got a decision online... WL. (no interview)

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SWANK6...I have been following your posts (not in stalker type way) but b/c we applied to a lot of the same schools and I hope one of these waitlist opportunites works out for you

Same here Swank ... best of luck! Make sure you don't let the adcom forget about you.
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