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# Calling all Kellogg MBA Applicants: (2017 Intake) Class of 2019!!

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14 Dec 2016, 13:38
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Got the call at 10:05 PST, San Francisco - almost dropped the phone!! In with \$100k Forte scholarship!! Can't believe it, so honored and excited.

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14 Dec 2016, 14:04
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Admitted to MMM!!! Was giving up hope because it was past 1 PM on the East Coast then remembered that I'm in their records as living in the West Coast.

For what it's worth, I heard back at 10:04 AM PST

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14 Dec 2016, 14:21
I got the update in my application portal.

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14 Dec 2016, 14:25
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I'm here for the kudos and this was a popular one last year.

Ding with \$\$\$.

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14 Dec 2016, 14:43
jamalph wrote:
I'm here for the kudos and this was a popular one last year.

Ding with \$\$\$.

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Beat me to it!

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14 Dec 2016, 15:23
WL - update via email. Will accept offer at LBS. Good luck to those on WL. I would hate to have to wait around.

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14 Dec 2016, 15:30
So if there was no mention of a scholarship on the call, that means we didn't get one, right?

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14 Dec 2016, 15:42
^Seconding above question. Didn't see or hear any mention of scholarship offer.

How do adcoms decide who gets scholarship and how much is offered?

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14 Dec 2016, 16:31
MarketingMaven wrote:
So if there was no mention of a scholarship on the call, that means we didn't get one, right?

That's likely, but I would contact the admissions office to make sure. You never know unless you ask!

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14 Dec 2016, 18:34
I see people with means using consultants for every step in their applications from writing essays to preparing what to say in the interviews getting through. Does this mean there is no hope for independent applicants like me?

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14 Dec 2016, 19:08
I got in and did the whole thing without consultants. I borrowed test books and used friends and family to help review and refine my essays and resume. It definitely can be done

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14 Dec 2016, 20:00
Agreed! ^ I used a consultant for my Kellogg application and was denied. So please know that nothing is guaranteed.

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14 Dec 2016, 20:22
Absolutely thrilled to be accepted today!

I was a re-applicant so for those of you who decide to try again next year, there definitely is hope.

Hope to see some of you in Evanston!

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15 Dec 2016, 04:58
KronicXD wrote:
jmikery wrote:
KronicXD wrote:
This was turning out to be a tough bunch of rejections.

Got Kellogg. London based. Relieved. Humbled. Excited.

Hah. Didn't realise there were more of me. What are you going to do? :D

Leaning towards Kellogg, I got an admit to UCLA with some money so I'll ask Kellogg if they can provide anything. If they equalize, or close the gap, I'll take Kellogg. With no money, it's a harder decision but still leaning Kellogg, not really thinking about the Booth WL

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15 Dec 2016, 05:08
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Mega1234 wrote:
I see people with means using consultants for every step in their applications from writing essays to preparing what to say in the interviews getting through. Does this mean there is no hope for independent applicants like me?

Hey, I went through the entire process by myself, and I can assure you this isn't the case. As long as you're honest with yourself, can put down your thoughts and relay your interest for the school with conviction, I don't think there's anyone who can stop you.

All the best!

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15 Dec 2016, 07:55
jmikery wrote:

Leaning towards Kellogg, I got an admit to UCLA with some money so I'll ask Kellogg if they can provide anything. If they equalize, or close the gap, I'll take Kellogg. With no money, it's a harder decision but still leaning Kellogg, not really thinking about the Booth WL

How are you planning on approaching this? Was hoping to get money from another school to do the same with Kellogg

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15 Dec 2016, 09:34
Admitted with \$\$\$!! Got the call around 1 PM CST yesterday. Was getting discouraged as the day went on, then suddenly my phone started ringing and as soon as I noticed it was an 847 number I bolted out of my meeting to answer it.

Glad this is all over with; hope to meet some of you at DAK in February!

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15 Dec 2016, 12:41
Congrats to everyone with admits!!! See you at DAK?

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15 Dec 2016, 18:40
MarketingMaven wrote:
So if there was no mention of a scholarship on the call, that means we didn't get one, right?

It will show up as an available letter in the portal if you have one!

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16 Dec 2016, 09:25
Goillini13 wrote:
jmikery wrote:

Leaning towards Kellogg, I got an admit to UCLA with some money so I'll ask Kellogg if they can provide anything. If they equalize, or close the gap, I'll take Kellogg. With no money, it's a harder decision but still leaning Kellogg, not really thinking about the Booth WL

How are you planning on approaching this? Was hoping to get money from another school to do the same with Kellogg

Is this an option? Can you go to Kellogg with other scholarship offers with a reasonable expectation that they might increase their offer?

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