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# Calling All Duke Fall 2010 Applicants! (MERGED)

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Intern
Joined: 05 Dec 2009
Posts: 38

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 16

Schools: Duke Class of 2012
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09 Mar 2010, 20:36
They just sent out the e-mail for incoming students to register to access the incoming students website..

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 16

Intern
Joined: 02 Dec 2009
Posts: 10

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

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09 Mar 2010, 23:32
Sweet, how did you get the \$49 deal - is it through 'name your own price' on priceline? Originally I got it for \$69 there as well but saw that it has since gone up to \$89.

The Washington Duke Inn is certainly nice; I stayed there during a visit earlier. Now trying to save every dime to get ready for paying back a 6-figure loan.

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

Intern
Joined: 23 Nov 2009
Posts: 16

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

Schools: Ross Class of 2012
WE 1: IT Recruiting 1.5 Years
WE 2: Peace Corps Ghana 2+ years
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10 Mar 2010, 07:55
Billyjeans and others, do you have any specific tips for those of us mired in the stagnant waitlist? I know that my undergrad performance is the big red flag but won't be able to take a class as I'm traveling. I plan to get another letter of rec and to write why Fuqua is my #1 but can anyone suggest timing or other specifics?

Any help would be great. I hope you all enjoy the upcoming weekend together and hope to meet you all in the fall.

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

VP
Joined: 08 Apr 2009
Posts: 1202

Kudos [?]: 484 [0], given: 19

Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Duke (Fuqua) - Class of 2012
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10 Mar 2010, 10:38
Roll Call Updated

Kudos [?]: 484 [0], given: 19

Director
Joined: 18 Feb 2008
Posts: 786

Kudos [?]: 130 [0], given: 25

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10 Mar 2010, 12:04
hey guys, I booked the \$49 at millenium on priceline (name ur own price) for my feb trip. I am guessing there are more demand for the bdw bookings. So the price might be higher. Sorry for the confusion.

Kudos [?]: 130 [0], given: 25

Intern
Joined: 15 Feb 2010
Posts: 17

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

Schools: Booth (Ding w/ Int.); Cornell (Ding w/ Int); Duke (WL); UNC (WL); NYU (WL); Columbia (Re-App Ding w/o Int RD)
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10 Mar 2010, 15:13
Anyone have thoughts or insight into whether the wait list may be inflated at Duke with the reduced application fee this year? I'm absolutely rationalizing but there may be something to it...possibly. Do we have any view as to how many typically get in off the wait list at Duke?

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

Intern
Joined: 15 Jan 2010
Posts: 49

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 3

Schools: FuquaR1, JohnsonR3, TuckEA , Marriott w/ \$\$
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10 Mar 2010, 19:32
Obviously with trying to be unique I wouldn't use your idea, but I'm curious. What did you do? Did you hear on Monday?

Thanks!

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 3

Intern
Joined: 01 Mar 2010
Posts: 19

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 18

Location: Mexico
Schools: Duke R2, MIT R2, NCSU R2, Georgia Tech
WE 1: Technology Management - 5 years
WE 2: Supply Chain Management - 1 year
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11 Mar 2010, 08:24
2012MBA wrote:
For those on the waitlist from Round 1 and the new arrivals from Round 2, know that it isn't over yet. I know that it's tough to play the waiting game, but remember that you still have plenty of time to be admitted.

For those in the waitlist, I want to share some stats from 2008 I found yerterday about Fuqua:
≈30% of the applicants are offered admission (2,900 applications, which means about 870 accepted)
≈50% of the admitted applicants enroll in class (hence the ≈430 class size).

I would say that Fuqua offers direct admission to about 600 people, and waitlists around 250-270. My guess is that most waitlisted will be offered admission before decision for R3 deadline is reached.

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 18

Manager
Joined: 17 Nov 2009
Posts: 73

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

Schools: Darden, Duke, Booth, Texas, Georgetown
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11 Mar 2010, 11:09
Anyone else who has applied in Round 3?

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Intern
Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 32

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

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13 Mar 2010, 10:22
hookemhorns86, I am also a round 3 applicant to duke...any clue what kind of admit ratio Duke has for round 3 applicants?

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

Manager
Joined: 17 Nov 2009
Posts: 73

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

Schools: Darden, Duke, Booth, Texas, Georgetown
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15 Mar 2010, 12:40
hookemhorns86, I am also a round 3 applicant to duke...any clue what kind of admit ratio Duke has for round 3 applicants?

No idea. The last date to get an interview invite is March 24th, so just 9 more days and we will find out! Btw, one positive way of looking at it is that in R3 a lot of people who do not want to attend Duke will withdraw.

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

Intern
Joined: 08 Mar 2010
Posts: 19

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

Schools: Ross R2
WE 1: Investment Banking
WE 2: Private Equity
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15 Mar 2010, 18:47
I have withdrawn my name from the waitlist. Best of luck to those who remain on it.

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

VP
Joined: 08 Apr 2009
Posts: 1202

Kudos [?]: 484 [0], given: 19

Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Duke (Fuqua) - Class of 2012
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16 Mar 2010, 09:04
Roll Call Updated

Kudos [?]: 484 [0], given: 19

Manager
Joined: 10 Jan 2010
Posts: 129

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 1

Schools: Fuqua Class of 2012
WE 1: Private Equity
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16 Mar 2010, 09:08
Does anybody have any historical information on WL converts? I know last year was rough for WL'ed candidates because Duke's yield jumped.

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 1

Manager
Joined: 23 Jan 2010
Posts: 63

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 7

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16 Mar 2010, 14:37
Was there anything about financial aid/scholarships?

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Current Student
Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 87

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 6

Schools: MIT (Sloan) - Class of 2012
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17 Mar 2010, 13:21

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 6

Manager
Joined: 23 Jan 2010
Posts: 63

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 7

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18 Mar 2010, 00:25
maxtor wrote:

I did today too. Was naively hoping for a scholarship but no dice.

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 7

Intern
Joined: 18 Jan 2010
Posts: 31

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 5

Schools: Darden, Duke(\$), Emory(\$\$\$), Booth(int), Ross(int), MIT
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18 Mar 2010, 09:47
I also receive my package today.

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Intern
Joined: 22 Feb 2010
Posts: 22

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

Location: San Diego
Schools: Fuqua (R2 w \$), Darden (R2), Anderson (R2 w/int), Kenan-Flagler (R2), Kelley (R2)
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18 Mar 2010, 11:53
0rionMBA wrote:
I also receive my package today.

Me too. Got some green too but not much. I want more \$\$\$

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

Current Student
Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 87

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 6

Schools: MIT (Sloan) - Class of 2012
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18 Mar 2010, 13:06
Did it come regular USPS or UPS?

Where are you guys located?

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