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# Calling all Berkeley-Haas Fall 2011 Applicants

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Manager
Joined: 21 Jul 2010
Posts: 78

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 15

Schools: rd1: Haas, Ross ; rd2: ISB
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19 Oct 2010, 11:40
ballubalraj wrote:
ballubalraj wrote:
As there are 4 rounds at Haas, is R2 Vs R3 similar to R1 Vs R2 of other schools? Or there is big disadvantage of applying for Haas in R3?

Looks like this went un-noticed. Could anyone please comment on this question?

Balraj,
I dont know the answer but here is my take.
I presume that you are asking this because you need the extra time of R3 to submit a quality application. In general if you had ample time and preparation, it is always better to submit in round1 (even if chances are same as round2, it helps knowing the decision sooner than later) However if your application does not meet a certain quality, you are decreasing your chances yourself. There is enough randomization in the selection process to say that your chances are higher with a quality application in rd3 than weaker app. in rd2. Good luck, pal!

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Manager
Joined: 27 Jun 2010
Posts: 55

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 21

Location: India
WE 1: 1 Year Research & Development
WE 2: 7.5 Years IT Consultant
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19 Oct 2010, 20:57
Thanks Jeanette and gogetter08. It helps.

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Manager
Joined: 27 Jun 2010
Posts: 55

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 21

Location: India
WE 1: 1 Year Research & Development
WE 2: 7.5 Years IT Consultant
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19 Oct 2010, 21:04

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 21

Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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19 Oct 2010, 21:25
ballubalraj wrote:

Done - Good luck
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Current Student
Status: Current Student
Joined: 12 Feb 2010
Posts: 441

Kudos [?]: 53 [0], given: 26

Schools: USC Marshall School of Business
WE 1: Software Consulting
WE 2: Government / Healthcare
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20 Oct 2010, 03:33

Thanks for maintaining this.
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Something about Kudos or other... if you like then upvote away.

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Manager
Joined: 12 Apr 2010
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Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 1

Schools: DUKE class of 2014
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20 Oct 2010, 03:50
please add me for rd 1 (reapp) - thanks and good luck to everyone!!
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Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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20 Oct 2010, 06:28
Roll call updated.
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Posts: 51

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 1

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20 Oct 2010, 06:45
I have submitted my R1 application.

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Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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20 Oct 2010, 07:32
Roll call updated.
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Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 59

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 1

Location: California
Schools: HBS (ding), Stanford (ding), Haas (interview), UC Davis (Admitted)
WE 1: 6 yrs Morgan Stanley (Instl. Consulting / Asset Mgmt)
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20 Oct 2010, 13:15
In for round 1.

Not sure if you need this, but:

AGE: 29
GPA: 3.9
GMAT: 760
WORK EXP: 7 Years Asset Mgmt
EC: Some volunteer after UG

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 1

Intern
Joined: 18 Jun 2010
Posts: 43

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 1

Schools: Haas (Admitted /w \$\$\$), Anderson (Admitted), LBS (Waitlist), MIT (ding), Stanford (ding), HBS (ding)
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20 Oct 2010, 16:16
Count me in for RD1 too!

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Manager
Joined: 15 Oct 2010
Posts: 107

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 32

WE 1: 3Y IB
WE 2: 3Y Non-profit Healthcare
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20 Oct 2010, 18:11
So here's how I've spent the last week since I submitted my R1 applications
1) Checking posts and stats to see who else applied to the same schools R1 and how I stack up
2) Obsessively reading last year's threads to see if I can pin point the exact date this year when I should start freaking out that I haven't received an interview invite (I'm betting on 11/19 for Haas based on 11/20 interview invite last year)
3) Re-reading application instructions to see if/what I messed up (didn't scan that back of my official transcripts - called the ad.office and they said it was not a big deal until/if I'm invited for an interview. (on a side note: I feel like the ad.office workers have had some counseling or crisis management training. They were unbelievable calm, cool, and collected. I actually got the impression that I was not the craziest person they had talked to all day))

Well it turns out that all my hard work paid off. Tonight at 5:39pm ET I got an email from sweet sweet Vina Nguyen informing me that my application was complete and ready for review by the adcom. My application status has been updated to Application Under Review.

And they said obsessing would do nothing......

Last edited by 2011App on 21 Oct 2010, 12:00, edited 1 time in total.

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 32

Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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20 Oct 2010, 18:17
Roll call updated.
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Posts: 51

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 1

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21 Oct 2010, 11:19
@ 2011App , What's your profile ?

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Manager
Joined: 15 Oct 2010
Posts: 107

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 32

WE 1: 3Y IB
WE 2: 3Y Non-profit Healthcare
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21 Oct 2010, 11:54
Age: 27
Undergrad: small private school GPA: 3.6
GMAT: 730 (Q49, V41)
WE: 3Y Ibanking, 3Y non-profit healthcare @ matriculation
Post MBA: Healthcare consulting/strategy
EC: Decent volunteer

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 32

Manager
Joined: 21 Jul 2010
Posts: 78

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 15

Schools: rd1: Haas, Ross ; rd2: ISB
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21 Oct 2010, 15:15
2011App wrote:

Well it turns out that all my hard work paid off. Tonight at 5:39pm ET I got an email from sweet sweet Vina Nguyen informing me that my application was complete and ready for review by the adcom. My application status has been updated to Application Under Review.

And they said obsessing would do nothing......

Congrats, looks like you are ahead! Looks like all that time spent worrying paid off
I did not receive the 'app complete' email yet. I submitted on oct 10. Did everyone else get it?

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 15

Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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21 Oct 2010, 15:40
gogetter08 wrote:
Congrats, looks like you are ahead! Looks like all that time spent worrying paid off
I did not receive the 'app complete' email yet. I submitted on oct 10. Did everyone else get it?

I haven't received a status change yet.
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Manager
Joined: 29 Aug 2010
Posts: 155

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 16

Schools: Wharton/Lauder - Class of 2013
WE 1: Project Management, Telecommunications
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21 Oct 2010, 15:52
Count me in for Rd 2.

I'm doing a campus visit on Nov 9th. For those that have previously visited, any suggestions on hotels, commute to campus, etc? I saw another post suggesting a hotel close to the airport and taking the BART so probably will end up doing that. Or may just end up getting a rental.

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 16

Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2008
Posts: 894

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 86

Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2013
GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.3
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
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21 Oct 2010, 17:02
redjam wrote:
Count me in for Rd 2.

I'm doing a campus visit on Nov 9th. For those that have previously visited, any suggestions on hotels, commute to campus, etc? I saw another post suggesting a hotel close to the airport and taking the BART so probably will end up doing that. Or may just end up getting a rental.

I don't have any hotel recommendations, but you should definitely take BART. Although the Downtown Berkeley stop is on the opposite side of campus relative to Haas, it's a scenic walk that doesn't take too terribly long (10 minutes?).
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Posts: 56

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

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21 Oct 2010, 22:46
Well I guess you guys convinced me. Add me in for R2. Berkley visit here I come!

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

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