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# Ross 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Senior Manager
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Joined: 17 Aug 2010
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Location: United States (MD)
Concentration: Strategy, Marketing
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
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WE: Corporate Finance (Aerospace and Defense)
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10 Oct 2011, 14:48
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Submitted this afternoon!
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Schools: Ross 2012
WE 1: 5 Years at Fortune 50 Company in Manufacturing
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10 Oct 2011, 18:55
MYCambridge wrote:
Hi,

I'm toying with the idea whether or not to apply this year.

Questions for you guys:
1. Is Ross young applicant friendly? (2 years of WE at matriculation if admitted)
2. Are Malaysians underrepresented at Ross? (I wonder if that helps/hurts my chances)
3. Is applying in 3rd round as an international student an uphill battle?
4. How is Ross doing in terms of BB IBD/F500 CF placements?

Thanks.

1. In general Ross is pretty open in terms of age. In my classes we have people from 2-12 years of work experience. Generally, the shorter the work experience, the higher the quality of the work experience should be.

2. Yes, In general, south east asia does not have very large numbers. Unlike China and India.

3. In general Round 3 is not a good round as there are fewer spots

4. The employment report should have more data on this. In general most recruiting are Fortune 100 or private firms.
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Concentration: General Management, Strategy
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10 Oct 2011, 19:31
GoBruin wrote:
MYCambridge wrote:
Hi,

I'm toying with the idea whether or not to apply this year.

Questions for you guys:
1. Is Ross young applicant friendly? (2 years of WE at matriculation if admitted)
2. Are Malaysians underrepresented at Ross? (I wonder if that helps/hurts my chances)
3. Is applying in 3rd round as an international student an uphill battle?
4. How is Ross doing in terms of BB IBD/F500 CF placements?

Thanks.

1. In general Ross is pretty open in terms of age. In my classes we have people from 2-12 years of work experience. Generally, the shorter the work experience, the higher the quality of the work experience should be.

2. Yes, In general, south east asia does not have very large numbers. Unlike China and India.

3. In general Round 3 is not a good round as there are fewer spots

4. The employment report should have more data on this. In general most recruiting are Fortune 100 or private firms.

I would just like to add to #3. It doesn't matter if you are a domestic or an international applicant. Unless your GMAT is north of 740, one of your parents is a CEO, and/or you are well-connected (to the Dean or one of the most popular professors), applying to any of the top 15 schools in R3 will almost always result in a ding.
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11 Oct 2011, 19:18
Thanks guys. I guess I'll just stick to my original plan and apply early next year.
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16 Oct 2011, 02:16
Has anyone received any interview calls for R1 ?
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Status: On my way !!!
Joined: 11 Apr 2011
Posts: 115
Location: France
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
GMAT 1: 760 Q50 V44
GPA: 3.1
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 4

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16 Oct 2011, 02:51
subhashghosh wrote:
Has anyone received any interview calls for R1 ?

The interview calls are supposed to go out in batches on 24th Oct and 14th Nov.
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17 Oct 2011, 09:43
one more week to go!
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Joined: 16 Sep 2011
Posts: 15
Concentration: Finance, General Management
GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V35
GPA: 3
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

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21 Oct 2011, 06:57
Could I ask how could I check my recent status on the webpage?
From the date I submitted, my status has been like: "Payment accepted, data sent, received, and confirmed!" But I saw some people said that it need to change to "under review" or so, is that normal?
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Status: Applying
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Posts: 7
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 4

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21 Oct 2011, 11:55
Even I can't find a page that shows the current status.
The app still appears editable to me. I had to quickly look into my inbox and find the email that said "We have received your application for the Full-Time MBA program and look forward to considering you for admission to the Ross School of Business."
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Posts: 147
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
GPA: 3.78
WE: Engineering (Manufacturing)
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21 Oct 2011, 12:07
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KUDOS
3. Then in "Manage your account" section click on "review your activity"
4. Click on "Univ of Michigan Ross School of Business" and you should be able to see your status

nava wrote:
Even I can't find a page that shows the current status.
The app still appears editable to me. I had to quickly look into my inbox and find the email that said "We have received your application for the Full-Time MBA program and look forward to considering you for admission to the Ross School of Business."

Last edited by alexBLR on 21 Oct 2011, 12:24, edited 1 time in total.
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Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 4

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21 Oct 2011, 12:15
alexBLR wrote:

3. Then in "Manage your account" section click on "review your activity"

Thanks. Can see
Quote:
Status: Payment accepted, data sent, received, and confirmed!

Also the note there explains the situation well:
Quote:
Returning to a form that has already been submitted does not affect your successfully submitted forms
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Posts: 85
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Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 4

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21 Oct 2011, 20:19
the first batch of interview invites is just around the corner. c'mon!
Intern
Joined: 16 Sep 2011
Posts: 15
Concentration: Finance, General Management
GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V35
GPA: 3
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

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21 Oct 2011, 21:04
Quote:
Status: Payment accepted, data sent, received, and confirmed!

Also the note there explains the situation well:

Returning to a form that has already been submitted does not affect your successfully submitted forms

That's exactly what I saw...

I'm wondering the Oct 24 is for international students or domestic ones?
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Status: Patience is the key!!
Joined: 22 Mar 2011
Posts: 85
Location: United States (MA)
Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 710 Q47 V41
GPA: 3.7
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Health Care)
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 2

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22 Oct 2011, 03:31
Has anybody's status changed to "under review"? Mine just says application received and confirmed.
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Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 1

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22 Oct 2011, 21:26
MYCambridge wrote:
Hi,

I'm toying with the idea whether or not to apply this year.

Questions for you guys:
1. Is Ross young applicant friendly? (2 years of WE at matriculation if admitted)
2. Are Malaysians underrepresented at Ross? (I wonder if that helps/hurts my chances)
3. Is applying in 3rd round as an international student an uphill battle?
4. How is Ross doing in terms of BB IBD/F500 CF placements?

Thanks.

I'm a Malaysian reapplicant this year, so there'll be at least 2 of us applying:)
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Posts: 45
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 1

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22 Oct 2011, 21:29
threestripes wrote:
GoBruin wrote:
MYCambridge wrote:
Hi,

I'm toying with the idea whether or not to apply this year.

Questions for you guys:
1. Is Ross young applicant friendly? (2 years of WE at matriculation if admitted)
2. Are Malaysians underrepresented at Ross? (I wonder if that helps/hurts my chances)
3. Is applying in 3rd round as an international student an uphill battle?
4. How is Ross doing in terms of BB IBD/F500 CF placements?

Thanks.

1. In general Ross is pretty open in terms of age. In my classes we have people from 2-12 years of work experience. Generally, the shorter the work experience, the higher the quality of the work experience should be.

2. Yes, In general, south east asia does not have very large numbers. Unlike China and India.

3. In general Round 3 is not a good round as there are fewer spots

4. The employment report should have more data on this. In general most recruiting are Fortune 100 or private firms.

I would just like to add to #3. It doesn't matter if you are a domestic or an international applicant. Unless your GMAT is north of 740, one of your parents is a CEO, and/or you are well-connected (to the Dean or one of the most popular professors), applying to any of the top 15 schools in R3 will almost always result in a ding.

I helped a friend apply to Tepper last year in the 3rd round. She had an 5-year old GMAT score of 700, only applied to one school, and rushed through her essays. I was literally editing it for her a day before the deadline and having it thrust on me at the last minute, I can't say I did the best I could. Still, she got in. So if you are what they are looking for, getting in the 3rd round isn't impossible.
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GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V37
GMAT 2: 730 Q50 V38
GPA: 3.4
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Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 3

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22 Oct 2011, 23:52
klb15 wrote:
the first batch of interview invites is just around the corner. c'mon!

btw the the adcom blog says 'around 24th October' and 'around 14th November'. Could that not include 23rd and 25th?
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23 Oct 2011, 06:03
At the stroke of midnight, when world sleeps, we will awake to check our emails.... 24th is round the corner, guys.... I am biting my nails..
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23 Oct 2011, 10:55
ok now this wait is already killing me man
Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Feb 2011
Posts: 388
Location: United States
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2014
GMAT 1: 760 Q51 V41
WE: Project Management (Computer Software)
Followers: 16

Kudos [?]: 118 [0], given: 27

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23 Oct 2011, 13:36
All the best to everyone who applied in R1!!

I just started researching Ross and I like what I see and hear so far.. Will most probably be applying in R2!!
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