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# Calling all Jones (Rice) Applicants! Fall 2013

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Re: Calling all Jones (Rice) Applicants! Fall 2013 [#permalink]

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01 Dec 2012, 07:16
mrabuano wrote:
laidmn - what are you thinking about Rice? I will be putting down the deposit for the weekend program...

I am also waiting for a few other schools to respond - one in particular but if I don't hear from them next week, I'll put down the deposit at Rice myself.

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01 Dec 2012, 08:28
laidmn wrote:
mrabuano wrote:
laidmn - what are you thinking about Rice? I will be putting down the deposit for the weekend program...

I am also waiting for a few other schools to respond - one in particular but if I don't hear from them next week, I'll put down the deposit at Rice myself.

Cool! i don't expect to hear from any schools before 12/10 and so I will bite the bullet and give myself time to weigh my options...

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01 Dec 2012, 13:04
mrabuano wrote:
laidmn wrote:
mrabuano wrote:
laidmn - what are you thinking about Rice? I will be putting down the deposit for the weekend program...

I am also waiting for a few other schools to respond - one in particular but if I don't hear from them next week, I'll put down the deposit at Rice myself.

Cool! i don't expect to hear from any schools before 12/10 and so I will bite the bullet and give myself time to weigh my options...

Are you looking at other schools in TX? I actually am in the Pac NW and will be commuting wherever I go, so other top choices are in CA...

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Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Strategy
Schools: Jones '15 (A)
GMAT 1: 780 Q50 V48
GPA: 3.94
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01 Dec 2012, 14:13
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In 6 days, all of us full time applicants for round 1 will know our fate. Nervous.
In past years, accepted applicants got phone calls 0-2 days before the deadline, while rejected applicants found out their status via the web portal.
For us, that means to hope for a phone call Wedensday to Friday next week! Good luck to all.

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01 Dec 2012, 23:45
Good Luck to every R1, and to my R2

texigan wrote:
In 6 days, all of us full time applicants for round 1 will know our fate. Nervous.
In past years, accepted applicants got phone calls 0-2 days before the deadline, while rejected applicants found out their status via the web portal.
For us, that means to hope for a phone call Wedensday to Friday next week! Good luck to all.

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02 Dec 2012, 06:55
mrabuano wrote:

Are you looking at other schools in TX? I actually am in the Pac NW and will be commuting wherever I go, so other top choices are in CA...

Yes.

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03 Dec 2012, 01:08
laidmn wrote:
I am also waiting for a few other schools to respond - one in particular but if I don't hear from them next week, I'll put down the deposit at Rice myself.

Hello laidmn,
Have you already got an admit from Rice? I thought that they are going to release the decision this Friday.

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03 Dec 2012, 03:33
Aimhigh2012 wrote:
laidmn wrote:
I am also waiting for a few other schools to respond - one in particular but if I don't hear from them next week, I'll put down the deposit at Rice myself.

Hello laidmn,
Have you already got an admit from Rice? I thought that they are going to release the decision this Friday.

Yes, but for the MBAP Program (and not the full-time).

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Concentration: Other, Sustainability
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03 Dec 2012, 21:25
texigan wrote:
In 6 days, all of us full time applicants for round 1 will know our fate. Nervous.
In past years, accepted applicants got phone calls 0-2 days before the deadline, while rejected applicants found out their status via the web portal.
For us, that means to hope for a phone call Wedensday to Friday next week! Good luck to all.

Dude, that's just still more scary! It's Tuesday and now I will be staring at my cell for don't know how long! I have been nervous all week long, and this is just more anxious. It is so difficult to focus on work with the admission decision on mind!!!

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Concentration: Other, Sustainability
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03 Dec 2012, 21:30
siddhartharyan wrote:
Sid
Interview went well.. now eagerly waiting for the result.
When did you submit your application? They said the university was shut for thanksgiving on the 22nd and the 23rd. You may get the call anytime soon.

Didn't get asked for an interview till date. I remember from one of their online sessions that interviews were not mandatory, so keeping my fingers and everything crossed. I inquired and they said all required interviews were done. So in three days time we will know our decisions. Toughest period of applying to colleges!

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04 Dec 2012, 07:43
Just got done with my skype interview this Monday. Realise its really close to decision day-would like to think that as a good sign
The wait is tough, but hopefully things turn out positive. All the best to all!!

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Concentration: Finance, Strategy
Schools: Jones '15 (A)
GMAT 1: 780 Q50 V48
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04 Dec 2012, 15:17
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The first calls might just come out tomorrow. Based on previous Rice forums on gmatclub, international applicants seem to start finding out first.

Good luck to everyone again!

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05 Dec 2012, 07:53
texigan wrote:
The first calls might just come out tomorrow. Based on previous Rice forums on gmatclub, international applicants seem to start finding out first.

Good luck to everyone again!

Hey texigan - Good Luck to you too. Tomorrow is the D-day... really nervous. Rice is a great program and perfect for my career goals. However, the really small class size makes the program very competitive for international candidates.

Good Luck Everyone!!!
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05 Dec 2012, 11:15
Did anyone get any call/email so far??

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05 Dec 2012, 13:30
I havnt heard yet-- my guess is that someone will chime in as soon as they start calling from excitement

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05 Dec 2012, 17:56
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texigan wrote:
I havnt heard yet-- my guess is that someone will chime in as soon as they start calling from excitement

And I guess that someone is me.. I'm in! And calls have started. I may have gotten my call earlier because I am dual MBA/MS... So please don't get discouraged! I wish each and every one of you the best of luck. You all worked hard on your application... I again hope you all make it and i have the priveledge of networking and learning with all of you for the next 2 years.

Posted from my mobile device

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05 Dec 2012, 19:03
texigan wrote:
texigan wrote:
I havnt heard yet-- my guess is that someone will chime in as soon as they start calling from excitement

And I guess that someone is me.. I'm in! And calls have started. I may have gotten my call earlier because I am dual MBA/MS... So please don't get discouraged! I wish each and every one of you the best of luck. You all worked hard on your application... I again hope you all make it and i have the priveledge of networking and learning with all of you for the next 2 years.

Posted from my mobile device

Congratulations!!

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05 Dec 2012, 22:13
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I also got a call from Melissa today!! I'm in!!
Congrats texigan!

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05 Dec 2012, 23:51
destroyerofgmat wrote:
I also got a call from Melissa today!! I'm in!!
Congrats texigan!

Congrats to you both. destroyerofgmat, are you in for the full time program?
Anyone who received a call for Full Time MBA program?

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06 Dec 2012, 02:12
Aimhigh2012 wrote:
destroyerofgmat wrote:
I also got a call from Melissa today!! I'm in!!
Congrats texigan!

Congrats to you both. destroyerofgmat, are you in for the full time program?
Anyone who received a call for Full Time MBA program?

Thanks, Aimhigh. Yes, for the full time program.

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