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Creating a place for Haas EWMBA applicants to hang out and network with other applicants. We can use this platform to know each-other, build network, exchange ideas/information, discuss application strategies, share interview /school visit experiences, and boost one-another's morale to face the tough admission process.

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Haas DECISION TRACKER

Updates for the last hour:

  • Admitted, 39 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:680 (Q47 V36), GPA: 3.02, Industry: Investment Banking, WE 96, heard via: phone
  • Waitlisted, 43 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:610 (Q39 V35), GPA: 2.75, Industry: Computer Software, WE 60, heard via: email
  • Admitted, 54 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:740 (Q44 V48), Industry: Transportation, WE 87, heard via: phone

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Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?
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Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?


Congrats. You can only wait unfortunately!
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Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?



I was WL in R1. I submitted an updated resume with new publications (i work in academic life science research) and financial/mentoring responsibilities i had taken over at work. Submitted a third recommendation and had my supervisor submit an updated recommendation (she was one of my original recommenders). I also submitted certificates of completion from my volunteering activities plus a leadership development program i completed at work. I enrolled for the online math for management class and sent them that enrollment as my GMAT score was low and I wanted to address that. I sent them only the enrollment confirmation as I had not completed the course before the material submission deadline.

Not sure how much of this mattered but I hope this helps and good luck :)
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Haas DECISION TRACKER

Updates for the last hour:

  • Waitlisted, 39 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:770 (Q49 V47), GPA: 3.62, Industry: Computer Software, WE 104, heard via: email
  • Waitlisted, 47 minutes ago, GMAT:700 (Q50 V33), Industry: Computer Software, WE 60, heard via: email

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defiedPhysics wrote:
Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?



I was WL in R1. I submitted an updated resume with new publications (i work in academic life science research) and financial/mentoring responsibilities i had taken over at work. Submitted a third recommendation and had my supervisor submit an updated recommendation (she was one of my original recommenders). I also submitted certificates of completion from my volunteering activities plus a leadership development program i completed at work. I enrolled for the online math for management class and sent them that enrollment as my GMAT score was low and I wanted to address that. I sent them only the enrollment confirmation as I had not completed the course before the material submission deadline.

Not sure how much of this mattered but I hope this helps and good luck :)


Thank you for your helpful tips about the process you went through.
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I got waitlisted too. I don't have much of a hope though, after looking at the profiles that got admitted. My overall GMAT is a bit low compared to all those profiles. The unfortunate thing is that out of the 4 times I attempted GMAT, I scored really good in verbal 2 of those 4 times, and scored good in quant the other two times. If I got the best scores in the same attempt, I would have made it. Well, my GMAT attempts worked out that way. Good luck to everyone!
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defiedPhysics wrote:
Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?



I was WL in R1. I submitted an updated resume with new publications (i work in academic life science research) and financial/mentoring responsibilities i had taken over at work. Submitted a third recommendation and had my supervisor submit an updated recommendation (she was one of my original recommenders). I also submitted certificates of completion from my volunteering activities plus a leadership development program i completed at work. I enrolled for the online math for management class and sent them that enrollment as my GMAT score was low and I wanted to address that. I sent them only the enrollment confirmation as I had not completed the course before the material submission deadline.

Not sure how much of this mattered but I hope this helps and good luck :)


This is fantastic! Thanks!
Dumb question... did all this work get you in? I see the "Haas..." in green but just wanted to hear it.
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defiedPhysics wrote:
Waitlisted. Any R1 WL candidates with some tips?



I was WL in R1. I submitted an updated resume with new publications (i work in academic life science research) and financial/mentoring responsibilities i had taken over at work. Submitted a third recommendation and had my supervisor submit an updated recommendation (she was one of my original recommenders). I also submitted certificates of completion from my volunteering activities plus a leadership development program i completed at work. I enrolled for the online math for management class and sent them that enrollment as my GMAT score was low and I wanted to address that. I sent them only the enrollment confirmation as I had not completed the course before the material submission deadline.

Not sure how much of this mattered but I hope this helps and good luck :)


This is fantastic! Thanks!
Dumb question... did all this work get you in? I see the "Haas..." in green but just wanted to hear it.


No worries :) yes i did get accepted from R1 waitlist
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Waitlisted. Given my stats, I'll take that. Now to grind as hard as possible to get off the waitlist.


How do you get off the waitlist?


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Waitlisted. Given my stats, I'll take that. Now to grind as hard as possible to get off the waitlist.
Good luck man!!

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Rejected, but congrats to those of you who got admitted or waitlisted!
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For those who are will be traveling from LA, please feel free to join this linkedin group to discuss travelling options or form groups.

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Is there a group of admits in general either on gmatclub or linkedin?

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Is there a group of admits in general either on gmatclub or linkedin?

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Haas has a facebook page not sure of linkedin. YOu can join here

https://www.facebook.com/groups/135965570533466/
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"Recommendation" is actually different from an official admit I learned. Should be hearing more on an "official" decision within 48 hours
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Just finished the interview from R3. In general, the staff is very friendly. Questions are expected ones. But In my preparation, I didn't speak out, but just thought silently in my mind. So during the interview, especially at the begining, I felt nervous and didn't speak very fluently. As the interview went on, I get more relaxed and did a better job at the later part. My suggestion to others is practicing your answers with loud voice. You will feel more comfortable when you are at the real interview.
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Does anyone have any tip on the Essay #2 about the 4 principles? I am a bit confused if the school wants me to be general and talk about all 4 or focus on 1 and give my personal examples? I'm so stuck and its due in 2 days...

"At Berkeley-Haas, our unique culture is defined by our Four Defining Principles - Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always & Beyond Yourself - which are integral to the education and development of innovative leaders of the future. Based on what you know of our culture, why is Berkeley-Haas the place for you?"
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I don't know the general rules, but I focused on one and gave my personal experience example. I think, considering the word limit, it's difficult to fully elaborate all the principles in one essay and I don't think the admissions expected to see all either. I got an interview in round 2. I hope it helps.
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