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Calling all Cornell 2008 applicants

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30 Jan 2008, 09:18
togafoot wrote:
So has Round 2 officially finsihed or are they still running late?

still a few R2 decisions to go out because of late interviews....decisions should come out fairly quick after interviews, so i figured i'm dinged since i interviewed (for R2) over a week ago.
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01 Feb 2008, 09:51
aceman, weren't you told in the interview about the day you should expect to hear from them? I had my interview on Monday, and was told that the result should come out on Friday. I think Friday is "the day" for R2.

Strange that R2 Cornell is so quiet here.

Only until tonight I have time to browse previous posts in this thread. This day R1, this thread was crowded with so many interesting people. Some got in, some got dinged. But they all made the conversation. They are excellent contributors.

I read that the result might come out later in the afternoon, but I have been sticking with the computer since 9am, refreshing my Application Status every now and then, although it IS non-sense. Funny enough, the Status has just been changed from "Interview Scheduled" to "Application Complete". That is funny. I imagine there is someone on the other side of the globe has just been edited my application status while he's waiting for final instruction from the Admissions Committee meeting room. Just something to chew the rag...

My head is busy with "what if... what if...".
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01 Feb 2008, 11:52
Sigh... I know it's gonna be late.

It's 2am here. 2pm there.

News should come either at COB Friday or Monday. Hummmmm... The first thing I'll to tomorrow morning is to check email and App Status! See if magic comes. Then Sunday is my Birthday!

G'night folks!
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01 Feb 2008, 12:08
Hopefully Cornell works out the bugs that made for a horror show during R1 decisions.
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01 Feb 2008, 12:24
solidcolor wrote:
aceman, weren't you told in the interview about the day you should expect to hear from them? I had my interview on Monday, and was told that the result should come out on Friday. I think Friday is "the day" for R2.

Strange that R2 Cornell is so quiet here.

Only until tonight I have time to browse previous posts in this thread. This day R1, this thread was crowded with so many interesting people. Some got in, some got dinged. But they all made the conversation. They are excellent contributors.

I read that the result might come out later in the afternoon, but I have been sticking with the computer since 9am, refreshing my Application Status every now and then, although it IS non-sense. Funny enough, the Status has just been changed from "Interview Scheduled" to "Application Complete". That is funny. I imagine there is someone on the other side of the globe has just been edited my application status while he's waiting for final instruction from the Admissions Committee meeting room. Just something to chew the rag...

My head is busy with "what if... what if...".

dunno man, i interviewed like over two weeks ago R2...they never told me when to expect it. weird thing for me is my status JUST changed from "call/hold for interview" to "interview scheduled"???? I had it long time ago!!...we're about 3 weeks past the "official" R2 notification of Jan 11...and still no news.....jesus ding me already and put me out of my misery....
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01 Feb 2008, 12:25
Good luck solidcolor! Hope you get to wake up to good news!
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02 Feb 2008, 13:41
I was accepted in R2 and could not write a detailed response as did not have Internet access for a while.

Well, I am in the accelerated MBA program of Cornell with $0 scholarship (I am in the waitlist for scholarship) I am planning on depositing$1,500 to be enrolled in the program but also keeping my fingers crossed for some scholarship.

Anyhow, details about me: 28 years old male, telecom engineer with 4 years of experience
Master's degree in Telecom (made the application for the Accelerated MBA possible)
GMAT: 700
Some extra curricular activities
Got dinged from Kellogg.

I believe that the strong points of my application was the coherence between my recommendations and essays. (one of my recommender sent me a copy of the recommendation and it was very much in line with my essays). I went over the essays with one of my co workers. That helped me to meet the specific length.

Interview went well (thanks to all who posted their interview experiences). The only interesting question was: If you were to tell only three adjectives about yourself to the admission committee, what would they be?

Even though, the school has not started yet, 2 current Accelerated MBA students already contacted me and offered me help from finding student clubs to meeting with possible recruiters.

Well, we'll see what the future will bring.
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03 Feb 2008, 23:38
Hi ,

Any r3 applicants here? Saw two interviews scheduled on admissions411.com
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03 Feb 2008, 23:51
I am in for R3. Have not heard anything yet.
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04 Feb 2008, 00:24
yep, I;m R3 as well.
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04 Feb 2008, 08:40
Mid night tomorrow!
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04 Feb 2008, 09:10
solidcolor wrote:
Mid night tomorrow!

what's midnight tomorrow?
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05 Feb 2008, 09:55
Mid night here = mid day there. They told me that the AdCom meets this morning and will announce the result thereafter...
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05 Feb 2008, 10:07
you mean the adcom will start announcing R3 interview invites.?
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05 Feb 2008, 11:10
No, I mean the R2's decisions of admissions.

Chill out!
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05 Feb 2008, 11:28
Admitted with Forte scholarship. Am I dreaming?

Will come back with you guys to share experience and my stories.

Best wishes for you all!
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05 Feb 2008, 11:30
solidcolor wrote:
Admitted with Forte scholarship. Am I dreaming?

Will come back with you guys to share experience and my stories.

Best wishes for you all!

Congrats!!!!
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05 Feb 2008, 14:15
Congrats solid - that's great!!
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05 Feb 2008, 14:34
congrats
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05 Feb 2008, 17:32
Just got an email updating my application status to Under Review for R3
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