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# Calling All 2016 Consortium Applicants!!!

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08 Mar 2016, 15:08
nicholasbentham wrote:
approximately what percentage of applicants get a fellowship? And what is the criteria? GPA, GMAT?

Roughly 50%- 60% of admits (~600-700ish) gets full ride. They also give out partial scholarship.

source: Consortium 2015 Annual Report =)
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08 Mar 2016, 15:09
Will schools call just with scholarship offers? Or will we also get calls to let us know we are CGSM members?
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08 Mar 2016, 15:12
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In at Tepper with Consortium scholarship!!!!!
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08 Mar 2016, 15:17
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Chase18 wrote:
Nai222 wrote:
The draft is officially over. Guess calls will start tomorrow.

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Looking at last year's numbers, calls may start today!

A friend of mine just got the call from Tepper that she is in with the Fellowship, so they have started...
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08 Mar 2016, 15:18
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Angoto wrote:
In at Tepper with Consortium scholarship!!!!!

congrats!
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08 Mar 2016, 15:20
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Angoto wrote:
In at Tepper with Consortium scholarship!!!!!

Congrats! That is fantastic!

Tepper again with the first calls! They are on top of it.
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Updated on: 08 Mar 2016, 15:24
Chase18 wrote:
Angoto wrote:
In at Tepper with Consortium scholarship!!!!!

Congrats! That is fantastic!

Tepper again with the first calls! They are on top of it.

yeah they played no games. Didn't wait at all. Congrats everyone!

Will make sure my phone is fully charged tomorrow in case I end up getting calls from schools.

Originally posted by mbahopeful89 on 08 Mar 2016, 15:22.
Last edited by mbahopeful89 on 08 Mar 2016, 15:24, edited 1 time in total.
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08 Mar 2016, 15:24
Chase18 wrote:
Angoto wrote:
In at Tepper with Consortium scholarship!!!!!

Congrats! That is fantastic!

Tepper again with the first calls! They are on top of it.

Hahaha Chase you are a funny guy. You are constantly giving us the play by play. Keep it up.
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08 Mar 2016, 15:26
Just called their office, they said that if you don´t get a fellowship you´ll be notified about your membership status in about a week.
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08 Mar 2016, 15:52
I was just curious if anyone connected with Tuck admissions? I was reading prior year threads and it seems that many people made meaningful connections with admissions. I actually don't know anyone in admissions other than Dawna Clarke.
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08 Mar 2016, 15:56
My interview was with an adcom, I also had a few calls with Amy Mitson for some Consortium related questions. That's about it though.
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08 Mar 2016, 16:09
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C'mon UCLA!
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08 Mar 2016, 16:40
kenneth143 wrote:
nicholasbentham wrote:
approximately what percentage of applicants get a fellowship? And what is the criteria? GPA, GMAT?

Roughly 50%- 60% of admits (~600-700ish) gets full ride. They also give out partial scholarship.

source: Consortium 2015 Annual Report =)

Last year 369 Consortium fellowships were offered out of 1,075 applications (approx 34%). It is based on your overall candidacy (GPA, GMAT, work experience, future goals, etc. are all taken into consideration).
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08 Mar 2016, 17:38
It's not entirely about your overal candidacy (GMAT, Goals, etc). Before you can even be considered for a Fellowship, you need to be granted admission into the Consortium by the CGSM. This is where your Mission Essay comes into play. Upon admission into the Consortium, you are then eligible to receive the Consortium Fellowship from the schools that have decided to admit you.

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08 Mar 2016, 17:48
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SprayinChilean wrote:
It's not entirely about your overal candidacy (GMAT, Goals, etc). Before you can even be considered for a Fellowship, you need to be granted admission into the Consortium by the CGSM. This is where your Mission Essay comes into play. Upon admission into the Consortium, you are then eligible to receive the Consortium Fellowship from the schools that have decided to admit you.

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It is a merit based fellowship and the sequence plays out as follows: admission --> elgible membership --> elgible fellowship. Clearly once granted membership each school will determine fellowships based on merit. Define "merit" accordingly.
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08 Mar 2016, 18:06
119maple wrote:
SprayinChilean wrote:
It's not entirely about your overal candidacy (GMAT, Goals, etc). Before you can even be considered for a Fellowship, you need to be granted admission into the Consortium by the CGSM. This is where your Mission Essay comes into play. Upon admission into the Consortium, you are then eligible to receive the Consortium Fellowship from the schools that have decided to admit you.

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It is a merit based fellowship and the sequence plays out as follows: admission --> elgible membership --> elgible fellowship. Clearly once granted membership each school will determine fellowships based on merit. Define "merit" accordingly.

Right - I agree with you. I'm just attempting to clarify that you need to be granted admission into the Consortium (based on mission commitment) before even being considered for a Fellowship (based on merit).

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08 Mar 2016, 18:34
Izzy767 wrote:
kenneth143 wrote:
nicholasbentham wrote:
approximately what percentage of applicants get a fellowship? And what is the criteria? GPA, GMAT?

Roughly 50%- 60% of admits (~600-700ish) gets full ride. They also give out partial scholarship.

source: Consortium 2015 Annual Report =)

Last year 369 Consortium fellowships were offered out of 1,075 applications (approx 34%). It is based on your overall candidacy (GPA, GMAT, work experience, future goals, etc. are all taken into consideration).

The 50-60% number is based off people who were accepted to a schools, not the total number of applicants

I believe the annual report states that the total # of people accepted to at least one school was low 700s. So the odds are actually in your favor if you get into a school of getting a fellowship.

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08 Mar 2016, 20:36
can't deal with this anymore

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09 Mar 2016, 04:13
Good morning good people,

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09 Mar 2016, 05:06
BSMSUFL17 wrote:
can't deal with this anymore

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haha I feel ya!
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