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# Booth 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Manager
Joined: 08 May 2011
Posts: 219

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

GMAT 1: 710 Q46 V42
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20 Mar 2012, 19:43
hello212 wrote:
Man, I feel so emotionally drained right now.

Cheetarah, LRW, scorpionz, congrats. Definitely expected it for all three of you. My stats buddy, Consulting2Finance, and I, will learn of our fate tomorrow morning. I'm not too hopeful about this or about my prospects at Wharton, but I refuse to be a defeatist.

Hello212, do NOT feel defeated. You WILL get in at Wharton. I have faith. This process is crazy and there are no rules for ir.

But trust me, I have a lot of faith in you with Wharton. Sometimes, Booth reject REALLY top notch applicants because they are worried about their yield. My interviewer told me that point blank. So with your 760 gmat, they thought you might end up at HBS or Wharton and reject them.

Just my 02 cents, I might be wrong.

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

Senior Manager
Status: Decision Week!
Joined: 12 Oct 2011
Posts: 262

Kudos [?]: 82 [0], given: 58

Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Dartmouth (Tuck) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V44
GPA: 3.66
WE: Management Consulting (Consulting)
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20 Mar 2012, 19:45
hello212 wrote:
Man, I feel so emotionally drained right now.

Cheetarah, LRW, scorpionz, congrats. Definitely expected it for all three of you. My stats buddy, Consulting2Finance, and I, will learn of our fate tomorrow morning. I'm not too hopeful about this or about my prospects at Wharton, but I refuse to be a defeatist.

_________________

Kudos [?]: 82 [0], given: 58

Intern
Joined: 14 Dec 2011
Posts: 12

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

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20 Mar 2012, 19:45
tatata82 wrote:
Pushkin! wrote:
Waitlist from round 1. I'm in!

Congrats!

Location and time of call please!

New England, 2:10pm.

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

Manager
Joined: 11 Oct 2011
Posts: 68

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 0

GMAT 1: 750 Q48 V45
GPA: 3.4
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20 Mar 2012, 19:51
xzeppelin wrote:
Just when you thought the last admit was reported...I got into work this morning to discover a message from Kelly Curtin waiting for me. She didn't say exactly what it was about, but I assume they didn't call me to ding me. Tried to call back just now but it's 9PM in Chicago, so will have to wait until the morning there to call back. Feeling incredibly pumped!

Any idea at what time (Chicago time) was the message delivered?

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 0

Manager
Status: Celebrating!
Joined: 05 Jul 2011
Posts: 75

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 4

Location: China
Concentration: Statistics, Finance
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 760 Q50 V42
WE: Research (Consulting)
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20 Mar 2012, 19:53
jjoeteller wrote:
xzeppelin wrote:
Just when you thought the last admit was reported...I got into work this morning to discover a message from Kelly Curtin waiting for me. She didn't say exactly what it was about, but I assume they didn't call me to ding me. Tried to call back just now but it's 9PM in Chicago, so will have to wait until the morning there to call back. Feeling incredibly pumped!

Any idea at what time (Chicago time) was the message delivered?

Message was left at 10:30PM China time, which would translate to 9:30AM in Chicago I believe (they're on Daylight Savings Time now right?)

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 4

Senior Manager
Joined: 12 Jan 2012
Posts: 273

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 10

Location: In Limbo
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 760 Q48 V46
GPA: 3.72
WE: Consulting (Consulting)
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20 Mar 2012, 19:59
hello212 wrote:
Man, I feel so emotionally drained right now.

Cheetarah, LRW, scorpionz, congrats. Definitely expected it for all three of you. My stats buddy, Consulting2Finance, and I, will learn of our fate tomorrow morning. I'm not too hopeful about this or about my prospects at Wharton, but I refuse to be a defeatist.

Solidarity my friend. At least you have CBS to fall back on. Plus when we both cash in Wharton this will seem like a bad dream.

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 10

Senior Manager
Joined: 12 Jan 2012
Posts: 273

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 10

Location: In Limbo
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 760 Q48 V46
GPA: 3.72
WE: Consulting (Consulting)
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20 Mar 2012, 20:03
xzeppelin wrote:
(they're on Daylight Savings Time now right?)

Correct. It's 10 pm in Chicago now.

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 10

Manager
Joined: 02 Oct 2011
Posts: 73

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 100

Concentration: Marketing, General Management
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2014
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20 Mar 2012, 20:32
S2S wrote:
lemonems wrote:
Missed a call at 4:02. Admissions office left a message. Called back and got VM.. can it be???

That's a YES... I had a similar experience (described in the last post on page 101).

Congrats! And congrats to everyone who has heard from Booth today, really.

For those who haven't, I remember from going through last year's posts that the calls didn't stop going out till 7-8pm CST... so hang in there.

Thanks! It is a yes. I was waitlisted in R1.

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 100

VP
Status: Current Student
Joined: 24 Aug 2010
Posts: 1345

Kudos [?]: 423 [0], given: 73

Location: United States
GMAT 1: 710 Q48 V40
WE: Sales (Consumer Products)
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20 Mar 2012, 20:59
hello212 wrote:
Man, I feel so emotionally drained right now.

Cheetarah, LRW, scorpionz, congrats. Definitely expected it for all three of you. My stats buddy, Consulting2Finance, and I, will learn of our fate tomorrow morning. I'm not too hopeful about this or about my prospects at Wharton, but I refuse to be a defeatist.

I won't believe there is bad news for you (or Consulting2Finance) unless I see it in writing. I'm rooting for you. Booth would be stupid to turn either of you two down and I don't think that Booth is a stupid school. #teamhelloandc2f
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Kudos [?]: 423 [0], given: 73

Senior Manager
Joined: 04 Dec 2009
Posts: 376

Kudos [?]: 75 [1], given: 4

WE: Consulting (Consulting)
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20 Mar 2012, 21:22
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A big, BIG welcome to cheets, mpg and LRW! I knew you'd get in, and that quiet lull all day was just the calm before the storm... And boy did you storm your way in!

Kudos [?]: 75 [1], given: 4

Intern
Joined: 20 Mar 2012
Posts: 7

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

Location: India
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 760 Q51 V42
GPA: 3
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20 Mar 2012, 21:31
do they WL international students in R2.
Thanks

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

Manager
Joined: 08 May 2011
Posts: 219

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

GMAT 1: 710 Q46 V42
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20 Mar 2012, 21:35
osbornecox wrote:
A big, BIG welcome to cheets, mpg and LRW! I knew you'd get in, and that quiet lull all day was just the calm before the storm... And boy did you storm your way in!

Thanks!!

#teamgirls rocked tonight!! The 3 of us were literally FREAKING OUT at 4PM CST on the chat. Lol. But they came through!!!!!

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

Manager
Affiliations: War veteran & gallantry award winner.
Joined: 30 Jan 2011
Posts: 111

Kudos [?]: 36 [1], given: 6

Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, Finance
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 730 Q48 V42
GPA: 3.81
WE: Other (Non-Profit and Government)
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20 Mar 2012, 21:48
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KUDOS

I had told ya !!!!!!!!! very well deserved!

Now join the fb page first thing tomorrow morning after u get the mail! U will have to send a friend request to one of the designated adcoms, as explained in the mail and they will then add u ! And yes, u will get a brand new chicagobooth.edu ID too And great news about the scholarships too! Now u guys are making me jealous!!!

@ hello, Indigo, c2f and others .....

It ain't over till it is over. Let's hope for some good news tomorrow. The mails should come around 9am Chicago time.

Best,
Sam

Kudos [?]: 36 [1], given: 6

Manager
Joined: 15 Mar 2009
Posts: 146

Kudos [?]: 12 [1], given: 51

Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
Schools: UCLA (Anderson) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V35
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20 Mar 2012, 23:47
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theghostwhowalks wrote:
do they WL international students in R2.
Thanks

Yes they do. I am an international student and was waitlisted in Round 2 last year.

Kudos [?]: 12 [1], given: 51

Intern
Joined: 24 Oct 2011
Posts: 15

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

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21 Mar 2012, 00:26
Hi guys
I havent seen much movement in Western Europe. Any admits from the region?
I am a reapplicant who was waitlisted until beginning of August last year. Any reapplicant admits?

Cheers

Posted from my mobile device

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Intern
Joined: 18 Feb 2012
Posts: 5

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

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21 Mar 2012, 02:08
Got the call yesterday around 11am Chicago time. In!!!
Got scholarship as well.
I'm from Brazil.

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Intern
Joined: 20 Mar 2012
Posts: 7

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

Location: India
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 760 Q51 V42
GPA: 3
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21 Mar 2012, 02:25
jerrykid wrote:
theghostwhowalks wrote:
do they WL international students in R2.
Thanks

Yes they do. I am an international student and was waitlisted in Round 2 last year.

Thanks a lot jerrykid, now I am going to start praying that my name is on the WL.

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

Current Student
Joined: 12 Apr 2010
Posts: 459

Kudos [?]: 339 [0], given: 151

Location: Spain
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V40
WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking)
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21 Mar 2012, 06:07
theghostwhowalks wrote:
do they WL international students in R2.
Thanks

Yes they do, and they admit international students in R3 as well. I'm international student and started the visa paperwork in June...

Kudos [?]: 339 [0], given: 151

Intern
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Posts: 3

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

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21 Mar 2012, 06:21
Has the status updated for anyone? Thank you!

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VP
Status: Current Student
Joined: 24 Aug 2010
Posts: 1345

Kudos [?]: 423 [0], given: 73

Location: United States
GMAT 1: 710 Q48 V40
WE: Sales (Consumer Products)
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21 Mar 2012, 06:31
e1984 wrote:
Has the status updated for anyone? Thank you!

Status should update at 9a.m. CST.
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