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# Tuck 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Manager
Joined: 15 Mar 2009
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Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 51

Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
Schools: UCLA (Anderson) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V35
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16 Mar 2012, 16:25
Waitlisted.

Cann't describe how disappointed I am. Another long wait ahead!

Congrats to all those admitted and best of luck to all those dinged!

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Manager
Joined: 12 Sep 2009
Posts: 112

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GPA: 3.73
WE: Information Technology (Other)
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16 Mar 2012, 18:12
Dinged. Oh well, I'm headed to Ann Arbor

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Intern
Joined: 19 Jul 2011
Posts: 26

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

Concentration: Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.61
WE: Other (Retail)
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16 Mar 2012, 21:15
Waitlisted!

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Location: India
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17 Mar 2012, 05:53
Dinged as well!

So Ross or Anderson -- where should I go ?

Congrats to all Tuckies!!

bk123 wrote:
Dinged. Oh well, I'm headed to Ann Arbor

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

Intern
Joined: 20 Oct 2011
Posts: 12

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

GMAT 1: 760 Q49 V45
GPA: 3.46
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17 Mar 2012, 12:43
I was waitlisted in the EA round ... interesting to see someone was accepted during this round from the EA waitlist. Kinda frustrating that Tuck's waitlist letter indicates they don't revisit the waitlist until all of the other rounds are done, I can now see that that is a complete lie! Come on Tuck! At least be honest with the waitlist..

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

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GMAT 1: 760 Q49 V45
GPA: 3.46
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17 Mar 2012, 19:50
I'm planning on Booth, however Tuck has by far the best set up for a family (I have two kids). If Tuck gives me some good news in the next round it will be a hard decision between Booth and Tuck.

Where have you applied?

batman28 wrote:
So are you going to booth or darden?
What are you going to do with tuck wl?

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

Senior Manager
Status: Decision Week!
Joined: 12 Oct 2011
Posts: 262

Kudos [?]: 82 [0], given: 58

Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Dartmouth (Tuck) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V44
GPA: 3.66
WE: Management Consulting (Consulting)
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18 Mar 2012, 11:47
pingpong wrote:
Dinged. My letter mentioned something asking for feedback, and that they only offer it proactively to the top 10%. Is that 10% thing even true?

Pingpong - from what I've seen posted in previous rounds, this is indeed true. Of course it sucks to receive a ding but ... for what it's worth, most (not all) of the folks who received this feedback and posted on the boards had relatively fewer years of WE than Tuck's average. These guys saw it as a signal from Tuck that adcomm would look favorably on them should they reapply in a year with some focus on building out WE through special projects, promotions, increased responsibility, etc.
Just my \$.02
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Manager
Status: Celebrating!
Joined: 05 Jul 2011
Posts: 75

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 4

Location: China
Concentration: Statistics, Finance
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 760 Q50 V42
WE: Research (Consulting)
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18 Mar 2012, 19:20
Waitlisted! For those others on the waitlist, I suppose you can rest a bit easier in that I highly likely won't be joining up for it. Unfortunately, even if I were accepted, I would probably have had to turn it down anyway unless I was given a huge scholarship. Unfortunately, in my rush to apply there I didn't quite specify to my fiance (now wife) just how remote it actually is...anyway to cut a long story short she really doesn't want to go to Hanover so the Tuck dream is over now. Nevertheless, I'm very happy about the waitlist...it's my first one so far and certainly better than the round of dings I got in R1 and hoping this means my R2 app strategy is working much better. Hoping this is a good portent for Chicago...congratulations to all those accepted and hope you enjoy your time in the snowy fields of Hanover

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 4

Manager
Joined: 12 Sep 2009
Posts: 112

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GPA: 3.73
WE: Information Technology (Other)
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18 Mar 2012, 20:03
shweta20 wrote:
Dinged as well!

So Ross or Anderson -- where should I go ?

Congrats to all Tuckies!!

bk123 wrote:
Dinged. Oh well, I'm headed to Ann Arbor

Sorry about the ding! But hey you've a choice ... welcome to Ross

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Manager
Joined: 12 Sep 2009
Posts: 112

Kudos [?]: 4 [1], given: 2

Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GPA: 3.73
WE: Information Technology (Other)
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18 Mar 2012, 20:24
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Gah208 wrote:
Dinged w/ invite for feedback. Any reapplicants have insight into this process? How tangible is the advice? Had my heart set on Tuck and will most likely reapply EA next year.

I was in this boat last year ... but I got waitlisted with feedback (I assume they offer feedback to all the people waitlisted). Coming to the tangibility part, I hate to say this, but it depends. If you're a person with less than average GMAT or less number of years of work-ex or no quantitative background etc. etc., I'm sure they would give you some tangible advice and I got one. Even if you haven't received the invitation for feedback, I know people who have called up Tuck admissions in summer seeking feedback, applied in EA next cycle and got admitted. Show them how you've followed their advice and improved your candidacy - even if the result is not so tangible, elaborate your journey - your sincerity will shine through!

And my sincere advice to all the re-applicants - apply early, EA highly recommended or R1, the latest. I've done a big mistake re-applying in R2 for various unavoidable reasons and I know that's the biggest reason for the straight ding this year. I know a handful of people who've re-applied in EA and got in in the last 2 years.

Kudos [?]: 4 [1], given: 2

Manager
Joined: 12 Sep 2009
Posts: 112

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GPA: 3.73
WE: Information Technology (Other)
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18 Mar 2012, 20:29
pingpong wrote:
Dinged. My letter mentioned something asking for feedback, and that they only offer it proactively to the top 10%. Is that 10% thing even true?

Pingpong - from what I've seen posted in previous rounds, this is indeed true. Of course it sucks to receive a ding but ... for what it's worth, most (not all) of the folks who received this feedback and posted on the boards had relatively fewer years of WE than Tuck's average. These guys saw it as a signal from Tuck that adcomm would look favorably on them should they reapply in a year with some focus on building out WE through special projects, promotions, increased responsibility, etc.
Just my \$.02

pingpong, I also believe it's true. As I stated in my above post, Tuck does offer some solid feedback to few candidates (in some cases even if they cold-called without invitation) - so an invitation for that session is definitely a good sign!

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 2

Current Student
Joined: 04 Apr 2011
Posts: 84

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 8

Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V41
GPA: 3.11
WE: Engineering (Computer Software)
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18 Mar 2012, 21:06
pingpong wrote:
Dinged. My letter mentioned something asking for feedback, and that they only offer it proactively to the top 10%. Is that 10% thing even true?

Pingpong - from what I've seen posted in previous rounds, this is indeed true. Of course it sucks to receive a ding but ... for what it's worth, most (not all) of the folks who received this feedback and posted on the boards had relatively fewer years of WE than Tuck's average. These guys saw it as a signal from Tuck that adcomm would look favorably on them should they reapply in a year with some focus on building out WE through special projects, promotions, increased responsibility, etc.
Just my \$.02

That's certainly reassuring to hear, as I'm sure my relative lack of WE didn't do me any favors.

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 8

Senior Manager
Joined: 30 Aug 2011
Posts: 319

Kudos [?]: 44 [0], given: 77

Concentration: General Management
Schools: Dartmouth (Tuck) - Class of 2014
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20 Mar 2012, 07:47
Other admits, is it just me or are tickets to Boston during ASW weekend ridiculously expensive? I'm looking at \$525 from the Midwest. Someone wanna give me FF miles? #showsometucklove
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Senior Manager
Joined: 29 Apr 2011
Posts: 311

Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 1

Location: United States
Schools: Dartmouth (Tuck) - Class of 2014
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20 Mar 2012, 08:21
Are there any good sports bars near Tuck?.....I can survive w/out many things,..but the NFL is not one of them.

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Intern
Joined: 20 Mar 2012
Posts: 9

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

Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 740 Q49 V41
GPA: 2.67
WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
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20 Mar 2012, 10:25
TheSenator wrote:
Other admits, is it just me or are tickets to Boston during ASW weekend ridiculously expensive? I'm looking at \$525 from the Midwest. Someone wanna give me FF miles? #showsometucklove

I'm not an admit (yet, hopefully!!), but I'd also recommend looking at some surrounding airports. Burlington, VT (BTV) and Manchester, NH may be more reasonable. I believe BTV is about the same distance as Logan, and it's where I have flown in in the past since my parents live in the area.

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Posts: 84

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 8

Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V41
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20 Mar 2012, 18:40
mooze wrote:
Are there any good sports bars near Tuck?.....I can survive w/out many things,..but the NFL is not one of them.

According to my brother, the only thing that can even vaguely be described as a sports bar in Hanover is Murphy's (and the only reason it counts is because they actually have TVs). Otherwise, you'd have to head into Lebanon, and even there pickings are pretty slim.

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 8

Intern
Joined: 25 Jan 2012
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 1

Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship, Finance
GMAT 1: 770 Q49 V48
GPA: 3.4
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20 Mar 2012, 18:58
Anyone traveling to Tuck from the NY area for ASW on Fri or Sat? If so, message me!

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Senior Manager
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Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 1

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Schools: Dartmouth (Tuck) - Class of 2014
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21 Mar 2012, 10:14
pingpong wrote:
mooze wrote:
Are there any good sports bars near Tuck?.....I can survive w/out many things,..but the NFL is not one of them.

According to my brother, the only thing that can even vaguely be described as a sports bar in Hanover is Murphy's (and the only reason it counts is because they actually have TVs). Otherwise, you'd have to head into Lebanon, and even there pickings are pretty slim.

Too bad,...how am I going to watch Steelers games? I can't not watch NFL for 2 whole years. There must be a solution.

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21 Mar 2012, 14:00
Hi all,

I'm applying for the April Round and wanted to know if it is extremely important to schedule the applicant-initiated interview. Thank you !!

- Eason

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21 Mar 2012, 15:42
mooze wrote:
pingpong wrote:
mooze wrote:
Are there any good sports bars near Tuck?.....I can survive w/out many things,..but the NFL is not one of them.

According to my brother, the only thing that can even vaguely be described as a sports bar in Hanover is Murphy's (and the only reason it counts is because they actually have TVs). Otherwise, you'd have to head into Lebanon, and even there pickings are pretty slim.

Too bad,...how am I going to watch Steelers games? I can't not watch NFL for 2 whole years. There must be a solution.

You can always subscribe to NFL Game Pass and plug-in to the TV monitors in a dorm lounge. Maybe you can get together with a couple of other fans and split the cost. I know many students who do this for soccer games.

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