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# Calling All Georgetown-McDonough 2009 Applicants

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28 Oct 2008, 14:18
Didn't see a thread for this one, but with the first deadline (November 7th) coming up, I thought I'd see if anyone else was applying. I've got the first two essays in final revision, interview is scheduled for November 3rd, hopefully I can get it all done in time!
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Minimal81 on 1/12/09
Omne - waitlisted 1/12/09
Sleepy - waitlisted 1/12/09

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Dinged: n/a
Mclaughlin - submitted 1.12.09
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29 Oct 2008, 07:15
I might apply.Still need to decide on that.

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29 Oct 2008, 08:20
This is a borderline top school. I will definitely consider R2 if I start getting all rejections from my R1s.

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29 Oct 2008, 13:11
I think I am going to apply here...Hopefully Round 1, but not sure if I'll be able to make it!

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29 Oct 2008, 14:05
Minimal81 wrote:
I think I am going to apply here...Hopefully Round 1, but not sure if I'll be able to make it!

If you're going R1, you'd better hurry! Everything (including interview) is due a week from Friday! I'm nearly done with essays, transcripts and scores have been sent, recs are in process, and my interview is Monday. It was a somewhat late addition for me as well, and I find I'm genuinely excited!
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29 Oct 2008, 14:29
Omne wrote:
Minimal81 wrote:
I think I am going to apply here...Hopefully Round 1, but not sure if I'll be able to make it!

If you're going R1, you'd better hurry! Everything (including interview) is due a week from Friday! I'm nearly done with essays, transcripts and scores have been sent, recs are in process, and my interview is Monday. It was a somewhat late addition for me as well, and I find I'm genuinely excited!

I thought we had until mid December to have the on campus interview (even for R1)?

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29 Oct 2008, 20:37
Count me in for R2. I've written first draft of essays. Need to fine tune them and get the other stuff ready. I'm an intl. student. Correct me if I'm wrong but scheduling interviews is only applicable for on-campus interviews right? I'm assuming that internationals have to wait for the adcom to send interview invites?

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30 Oct 2008, 04:43
Im going for R-2, didnt apply on R-1 to any school due to late Gmat test date
Started the online application
seems that they like oldies like me over 35 with more then few years of work experience
and i just love the school tradition

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30 Oct 2008, 10:03
I had an opportunity to sit in on the GT chat this morning and they had said that the on-campus interview does not have to be before the R1 deadline. i.e. I am scheduled for an interview in Dec. and will be considered as an R1 applicant (as long as everything else is submitted, including all official transcripts/official scores, before Nov. 7th).

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31 Oct 2008, 12:32
gmat blows wrote:
I had an opportunity to sit in on the GT chat this morning and they had said that the on-campus interview does not have to be before the R1 deadline. i.e. I am scheduled for an interview in Dec. and will be considered as an R1 applicant (as long as everything else is submitted, including all official transcripts/official scores, before Nov. 7th).

The chat actually happened? I kept getting timeout errors when attempting to connect. Any other highlights from it?

Regardless, I didn't know we had time to do the interview. Oh well, I guess I'll just get it out of the way Monday!
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31 Oct 2008, 22:58
Yes it happened. I had the same problem with the chat.
I asked them by email to send me the chat transcript and they said they will see what they can do.
If they do i will post it here or provide a link.

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03 Nov 2008, 13:00
Good luck on your interview Omne!!

Please let us know how it went...

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06 Nov 2008, 14:03
My interview went ok. I had read through Rhyme's guide on the main page, and did some other prep work. I spent 6 hours in the car getting there, so I had plenty of time to think! The interview was with a second-year student. He gave me his background, then started asking questions. They were pretty standard: walk me through your resume, goals, why MBA, why here, etc. He asked what I thought about the economy and also asked a specific question about my career path which stumped me. I also think I blew the first question as I neglected to mention many main points on my resume! Oops!

I submitted my application this afternoon, so it's all out of my hands. Hopefully they'll look kindly at me! I am nervous because my undergraduate record isn't that good.
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19 Nov 2008, 15:25
Has anyone gotten a admit yet for Georgetown? I know its early, but figured I'd ask?

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20 Nov 2008, 19:57
From what I understand, Georgetown releases all decisions on the actual date (January 12th).

That being said, my application status was changed to "Complete and under review by admissions committee." I still don't think we'll know anything for awhile, but just wanted everyone to know the status change
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20 Nov 2008, 19:59
I would assume they do that so they can compare all the apps against each other to get the best, before making any promises to applicants.

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05 Dec 2008, 14:36
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I would assume they do that so they can compare all the apps against each other to get the best, before making any promises to applicants.

Definitely. And just to make me sweat even more, I think they're trying to boost their falling rankings so they'll admit all superstars, and fringe candidates like me may get left out. Crap!
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05 Dec 2008, 19:18
Omne wrote:
jimmyjamesdonkey wrote:
I would assume they do that so they can compare all the apps against each other to get the best, before making any promises to applicants.

Definitely. And just to make me sweat even more, I think they're trying to boost their falling rankings so they'll admit all superstars, and fringe candidates like me may get left out. Crap!

That's one way to look at it. Another would be that since their ranking has fallen, their yield numbers are going to drop. If they are expecting less people to accept their invites, then they will have to dole out more acceptance to reach their target class size.

I have absolutely no idea if my "theory" here holds water.. but lets hope so!

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06 Dec 2008, 04:45
I'm looking for some insight on my situation...

I'm local to the georgetown area, and am contemplating between part time and full time. My company won't give me a significant raise if I receive this degree while working part time. So I am trying to figure out if it's really worth killing myself going part time while still working or not getting paid and going full time. However, I would ideally like to leave the DC area, and I'm not sure how good Georgetown's recruiting is for New EnglandNYC or the west coast which are the two areas I'd like to move to.

I need to identify a school that is more a safety than the top 10-12 I am applying to.. and this one seems like the obvious because a) I won't have to move, b) my husband can keep his job, c) I won't have to sell my condo/find renters.

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06 Dec 2008, 05:47
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I'm looking for some insight on my situation...

I'm local to the georgetown area, and am contemplating between part time and full time. My company won't give me a significant raise if I receive this degree while working part time. So I am trying to figure out if it's really worth killing myself going part time while still working or not getting paid and going full time. However, I would ideally like to leave the DC area, and I'm not sure how good Georgetown's recruiting is for New EnglandNYC or the west coast which are the two areas I'd like to move to.

I need to identify a school that is more a safety than the top 10-12 I am applying to.. and this one seems like the obvious because a) I won't have to move, b) my husband can keep his job, c) I won't have to sell my condo/find renters.

Hehe, jlola we're like the same person. We're applying to a lot of the same schools, both in DC, both considering GTown part-time. Right now, I'm deciding if I really want to break down and do the application or if I should wait to hear from my full-time schools that will let me know before the Jan 9th part-time deadline.

My company definitely won't give me a raise either, but I'm not sure where I want to end up post-MBA. I do want to change fields so I'm not sure if going part-time GTown will let me do that either.

We're in the same boat

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