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# Kenan-Flagler 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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17 Feb 2012, 05:09
slumdog1000000 wrote:
sewcrafty wrote:
DrLove862 wrote:
Just to give everyone a heads up, I received an e-mail about half an hour ago (11:40 EST) regarding my merit fellowship. Looks like e-mails are starting to go out today.

Yes, looks like all the emails are going out - I already found out about the fellowship last week, but received another email about it today.

Congrats sewcrafty !
Which round did you apply in ?

Seems like UNC has been very generous this year !

Thank you! I applied R3, but had self-initiated interview back in November.

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17 Feb 2012, 10:37
Hey ppl,
Congrats 2 all the admits.... ........... Cud u guys share your interview experience?? Much appreciated.
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17 Feb 2012, 10:45
devansh_god wrote:
Hey ppl,
Congrats 2 all the admits.... ........... Cud u guys share your interview experience?? Much appreciated.

My interview was very laid-back. It was an on campus interview with an adcom member. She had only seen my resume and she pretty much just had me walk her through it, expanding on areas in which she was interested. All in all, it's a relatively stress-free interview process compared to other schools.

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17 Feb 2012, 12:00
Congratulations to all of you who received a fellowship!!! I can't wait to interview on campus in a few days.

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17 Feb 2012, 14:46
I still need to make a trip to Chapel Hill (never even been to NC)...for all of you guys that have interviewed on campus or have just visited, what was your general perception of UNC compared to maybe some other schools you've been to? Anything notable that stood out?

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18 Feb 2012, 05:51
Hey guys!!

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18 Feb 2012, 10:16
AshForGMAT wrote:
Hey guys!!

I received mine early last week...

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18 Feb 2012, 10:53
RG0105 wrote:
AshForGMAT wrote:
Hey guys!!

I received mine early last week...

I received mine on Friday, 2/10.

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18 Feb 2012, 16:08
DrLove862 wrote:
RG0105 wrote:
AshForGMAT wrote:
Hey guys!!

I received mine early last week...

I received mine on Friday, 2/10.

I also received mine on 2/10

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20 Feb 2012, 11:10

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20 Feb 2012, 16:47
aln4407 wrote:
I've been out to Chapel Hill twice - once just for a campus visit and then again for my interview. I really like the area. Chapel Hill has that classic American college town feel to it, and is a little off the beaten path, but probably about 20 minutes from the airport. The research triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) seems to be a thriving and vibrant area and I think has a positive feel to it. Franklin street in Chapel Hill has a unique variety of restaurant and bars and seems to be the hang out location.

Not sure where you are coming from, but on my first time visit I couldn't help but notice how dark it is at night. I guess I am not really used to driving where there aren't lights everywhere! It was kind of funny because that was my absolute first impression of the area (I arrived in the evening).

As for the business school itself - the McColl building is fairly new. I believe it was built in 1997 and the facilities are similar to what you would find at most other top business schools in terms of classrooms, technology, etc.

I found the students to be very welcoming and spoke very positively about the school (this has been true of most other schools I have visited). I'm not sure how your interview was, but mine was laid back and I would say that was the general vibe I got from the school. It is a pretty small program and heavily focused on teamwork and leadership (I'm sure you already know that). I would say the leadership focus at KFBS is stronger than any of the other programs I have looked at.

Are you planning on visiting?

Thanks for sharing your experiences...I do plan on making it out there in March (will probably plan it out this week). I keep hearing from students that they chose KFBS because it offered one of the more balanced MBA programs in terms of quality academics but not cut-throat competition, so I can sense the laid-back vibe. I've also lived in big cities my entire life and Chapel Hill sounds like a nice place to "escape" to for a couple of years.

I did a phone interview, but it was definitely pretty conversational and probably one of the least stressful ones I've been through.

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22 Feb 2012, 17:31
abk8486 wrote:
Hey everyone- I am trying to decide between enrolling in UNC or Emory's full time MBA program in the fall and would appreciate anyone's opinion on what I should do. I am interested in pursuing consulting, post-MBA. I feel that UNC or Emory would allow me to transition into consulting (I believe Emory places lots of graduates into consulting in Atlanta). However, I feel that UNC has a better known MBA program and may allow more opportunities long-term. Also, if by chance I arrive at school and decide to try something other than consulting I think UNC's program would allow more flexibility to try something else. I also feel I would be able to make better connections, long-term, by attending UNC. Emory is obviously in Atlanta, which is a positive. I would appreciate anyone's input. Thanks.

They're fairly similar programs (in terms of rankings/tiers) - although after glancing at their employment reports, Emory seems to place better in consulting. Both are going to be strong in the Southeast...I'd say fit and your personal financial situation would probably be the major factors in deciding. I know the UNC network is pretty impressive...don't know enough about Emory.

(This is solely based on roughly 5 mins of quick research, so obviously don't take my opinion too seriously.)

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23 Feb 2012, 01:26
Emory owns Altanta. Also, it's better for you networking there. Any \$ difference? If not, take Emory and never look back.

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23 Feb 2012, 06:01
Thanks for the replies. Emory is offering \$ while UNC is not. Being that I would be an out of state student at UNC I have definitely taken this into account. Maybe Emory places more graduates into consulting because more students go there that want to focus on that? Would you agree that either school would equally allow you to transition into consulting as long as that is your focus?

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23 Feb 2012, 06:42
They are about equal, but in Atlanta, Emory has an edge over UNC location-wise. And, now with the \$, I think Emory is the right decision here.

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23 Feb 2012, 11:33
If you want to be in Atlanta after you finish, Emory seems like the best option.

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23 Feb 2012, 20:06
My application status says NO Status Found. Any idea what does this mean?

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23 Feb 2012, 22:51
app2012 wrote:
My application status says NO Status Found. Any idea what does this mean?

That happened to me a few weeks before I got my decision...it doesn't really mean anything...eventually it will revert back to whatever it showed before (submitted/under review).

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24 Feb 2012, 04:19
Can anyone share their interview experience? Sorry to ask again but gotta webcam meetup coming up..... donno what to expect. Any oddball questions? anything to watch out for?? any tips/pointers???
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24 Feb 2012, 08:49
devansh_god wrote:
Can anyone share their interview experience? Sorry to ask again but gotta webcam meetup coming up..... donno what to expect. Any oddball questions? anything to watch out for?? any tips/pointers???

Is yours gonna be a blind interview? When I had my interview, the typical questions (self-introduction, why MBA, why KFBS, example of teamwork, leadership experience) were asked. It's unlikely that they will ask you very probing questions bc the school only wants to assess several general areas. Essentially, I think the adcom would like to know how successful you will be at future job interviews. If you can sell yourself well, I think you will stand a great chance. Your GMAT score is definitely gonna work in your favor. All the best, devansh_god

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