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# Calling all Kellogg Fall'08 applicants

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07 Aug 2007, 03:03
forcefeed wrote:
Thanks for the essays. Do you know the R1 deadline?

Nope, I don't. As far as my limited knowledge goes, it isn't up on the site yet. Anyways, the word limit for for essays 4 A, B, C and D says 2 - 3 paras double spaced. Isn't that a little vague? Given my lack of succinctness, I can make 3 paras drag on for 3 pages! Any thoughts on this would be highly appreciated.
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09 Aug 2007, 18:52
i am in for R1 as well... on a related note, anybody know whether K cares if you visit the school or not?... i don't think i am going to have the time to visit...
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09 Aug 2007, 19:23
In for R1...K's essays are going to be my first

Also, what are the main "brownie point" categories for K? I have heard Team work and that community service gets you some noticed at K- any other feedback?
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11 Aug 2007, 12:08
kripalkavi wrote:
Given my lack of succinctness, I can make 3 paras drag on for 3 pages! Any thoughts on this would be highly appreciated.
(Rhyme, Pelihu, Lepium - are you listening ?)

I actually have problems with having to drag a couple of paragraphs into 4 pages (Stanford's app. was the most painful one I had to prepare), so I can't help too much. I'll try, anyway:

1) YOU choose the important parts rather then having the reader choose from the 3 pages you wrote.

2) Edit / chop, etc.

3) Go over the limit by about 10% (if in words) or use 1.7-1.8 spacing instead of double spacing.

That's it. That's all I have.

L.
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11 Aug 2007, 12:43
Judging from last year's timeline, I'm working on Kellogg's essays with the expectation of turning them in sometime the 3rd week of October.
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15 Aug 2007, 10:37
I'm in for R1
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15 Aug 2007, 10:58
I added the essay questions and the dates to the application information thread at the top of the forum. A little over two months to the R1 deadline.
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15 Aug 2007, 11:01
nervousgmat wrote:
I'm in for R1

You are a girl, you've been pre-admitted.

Just kidding, but good luck. I enjoyed your "Not bad for a girl" GMAT score post.
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15 Aug 2007, 11:19
rhyme wrote:
nervousgmat wrote:
I'm in for R1

You are a girl, you've been pre-admitted.

Just kidding, but good luck. I enjoyed your "Not bad for a girl" GMAT score post.

Thanks! I do wonder what the average GMAT score is in the top schools for females... too bad b-schools will never disclose such stats...
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15 Aug 2007, 12:09
nervousgmat wrote:

Thanks! I do wonder what the average GMAT score is in the top schools for females... too bad b-schools will never disclose such stats...

That's expected. They don't want to become another Lawrence Summers
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16 Aug 2007, 11:16
lepium wrote:
kripalkavi wrote:
Given my lack of succinctness, I can make 3 paras drag on for 3 pages! Any thoughts on this would be highly appreciated.
(Rhyme, Pelihu, Lepium - are you listening ?)

I actually have problems with having to drag a couple of paragraphs into 4 pages (Stanford's app. was the most painful one I had to prepare), so I can't help too much. I'll try, anyway:

1) YOU choose the important parts rather then having the reader choose from the 3 pages you wrote.

2) Edit / chop, etc.

3) Go over the limit by about 10% (if in words) or use 1.7-1.8 spacing instead of double spacing.

That's it. That's all I have.

L.

Danke. Busy doing just this now...
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18 Aug 2007, 15:38
So I am working on these essays but want to make sure I am picking a suitable layout but also want to maximize space available. Now I know they say double spaced but whats the opinion on Font, font size, and margins. I mean someone could do 2 pages with 12pt arial with 1.25" margins and get far fewer words than someone using 11pt times new roman with 1" margins.

Anyone have an advice on this.
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18 Aug 2007, 15:41
I'm using 10, Arial, standard margins, cuz that's what I always use.
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18 Aug 2007, 16:35
mba2010 wrote:
I'm using 10, Arial, standard margins, cuz that's what I always use.

All the professional opinions I have read state not to use less than 11pt font. Obviously you want to make it reviewer friendly.
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19 Aug 2007, 01:04
you probably shouldn't go lower than 12 pt for Times, but Arial 10 is still readable... just funky properties of fonts...

I would definitely go with 1" margins... or 0.7...
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19 Aug 2007, 01:21
riverripper wrote:
mba2010 wrote:
I'm using 10, Arial, standard margins, cuz that's what I always use.

All the professional opinions I have read state not to use less than 11pt font. Obviously you want to make it reviewer friendly.

I think Times New Roman 10pt is perfectly readable. Well, It better be 'cause If it isn't I am so screwed
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19 Aug 2007, 12:46
How long are your essays for 4 A, B, &/or C? I found that I am just typing ridiculously long paragraphs that extend to 1 1/3 pages. I need to practice being more succinct .
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19 Aug 2007, 13:35
forcefeed wrote:
How long are your essays for 4 A, B, &/or C? I found that I am just typing ridiculously long paragraphs that extend to 1 1/3 pages. I need to practice being more succinct .

for that matter, any idea what the word limit for q3 is?

only lists word limits (or page limits) for q1 and q2
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19 Aug 2007, 14:28
rrajiv- The online application specifies 1-2 pages double spaced for the 3rd essay.
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19 Aug 2007, 18:08
forcefeed, thanks for the information... i didn't know that the application was online yet.
19 Aug 2007, 18:08

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