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Calling all Michigan (Ross) Fall 2009 Applicants!

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New post 10 Oct 2008, 20:42
Hi guys,

Just submitted 7 hrs ago. Any idea abt interview? I am not in US, so probably a phone interview.

That would be our last game - hope to see u all next yr in Ann Arbor ;)

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New post 11 Oct 2008, 06:41
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The Wisconsin game was insane. We ran more plays in the first half than we gained total yards, turned the ball over 5 times, and went into halftime down 19-0. Then the second half we came out blazing hot, scored 27 straight points and ended up winning 27-25 with 13 seconds remaining after stopping Wisconsin on a 2-point conversion attempt. I nearly lost my voice from yelling so much.


Glad you didn't come visit last weekend, that game was depressing.

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In for Round 1

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ryguy904 - submitted 10/10

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YihWei wrote:
The Wisconsin game was insane. We ran more plays in the first half than we gained total yards, turned the ball over 5 times, and went into halftime down 19-0. Then the second half we came out blazing hot, scored 27 straight points and ended up winning 27-25 with 13 seconds remaining after stopping Wisconsin on a 2-point conversion attempt. I nearly lost my voice from yelling so much.


Glad you didn't come visit last weekend, that game was depressing.

Toldeo. Ugh. So dejected...

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ryguy904 - submitted 10/10


Best of luck! I know you put a lot of effort into this app.
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New post 11 Oct 2008, 18:35
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ryguy904 wrote:
ryguy904 - submitted 10/10


Best of luck! I know you put a lot of effort into this app.


Thanks buddy! I've spent today working on Darden - Holy crap, are their essays rough! Makes Ross' look like a piece of cake. As an fyi, take a look at Darden's questions in case you apply there in rd 2. The sooner you start thinking about them the better, they are BRUTAL.

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For some reasons I started to read my Ross essays again today...it will never be perfect :( All I can do is hope for the best now. Good luck to everyone...

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For some reasons I started to read my Ross essays again today...it will never be perfect :( All I can do is hope for the best now. Good luck to everyone...


Stop it!

Please refer to this thread. http://gmatclub.com/forum/103-t71156

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Well, I submitted for Round 1 but my second recommendor has not. Guess I'm round 2...

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Well, I submitted for Round 1 but my second recommendor has not. Guess I'm round 2...


wow don't get him a gift

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New post 13 Oct 2008, 09:16
Don't worry too much, we've done our best then that's it. Btw, you won't know u have more chance on R1 or R2, so 50-50 okay haha

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New post 13 Oct 2008, 09:56
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Well, I submitted for Round 1 but my second recommendor has not. Guess I'm round 2...

Dang, that's rough. Sorry to hear that!

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Well, I submitted for Round 1 but my second recommendor has not. Guess I'm round 2...



hey I'm not sure what the Ross process is but I'd say do write in to the admissions office and find out if ur recs can come in a bit late. I know other schools (cornell for sure) do give some leeway on the reco front.

All the best.

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Thanks for the thoughts guys. My recommendor is a great guy but had some personal issues pop-up at the end of last week and over the weekend. He assured me that he'd get it in today.

I called Ross and spoke to a very friendly woman in the admissions office. She said that it shouldn't be an issue - all of the applications haven't been downloaded yet and that if there is something missing they'll send an email with a request to fix it.

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I called Ross and spoke to a very friendly woman in the admissions office. She said that it shouldn't be an issue...


Glad to hear it.

I know quite a few apps say "Deadline for completed applications is ....". It makes you think the deadline is do-or-die, but from what I've read, a lot of adcoms are pretty flexible if it's something out of your control.

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I called Ross and spoke to a very friendly woman in the admissions office. She said that it shouldn't be an issue - all of the applications haven't been downloaded yet and that if there is something missing they'll send an email with a request to fix it.

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Also, I added you to the R1 list on the 1st page.

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Haha...I am not the only one then
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For some reasons I started to read my Ross essays again today...it will never be perfect :( All I can do is hope for the best now. Good luck to everyone...


Stop it!

Please refer to this thread. http://gmatclub.com/forum/103-t71156

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 09:42
Confirmed that my recommendation has been received through the Ross site...best of luck to all as we wait for interview invites. Looks like the first ones went out about a week after the R1 deadline last year, although the deadline was Nov. 1 first then.

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 15:41
I heard from the associate director admissions that it could take 2-3 weeks for them to review, so we will have email for interview after that. The latest will be somewhere around mid Dec (1 month before announcement). Other than that, no clue how the interview is. Anyone has any exp with that?

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