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# Calling all Simon Ms Finance Applicants for class of 2014

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09 Nov 2012, 04:21
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Hey guys, So I applied to Simon for the MS Finance program Fall 2013 intake.
wanted to know who's with me!

Has anyone heard anything from them yet ?

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15 Nov 2012, 01:12
Simon is really a good school to study Finance. However the tuition fee is too high whereas the maximum scholarship is 20,000 usd. Correct me if I were wrong

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15 Nov 2012, 01:16
i agree that the tuition fee is very high, however, i do not recollect seeing anywhere that the maximum scholarship is 20,000 usd, please do share the link to the information.

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15 Nov 2012, 01:21
Yep, I meet two people who applied to Simon, fall 2012, they were awarded 17,000 and 20,000 respectively and one of them told me about that policy.
the tuition fee ~ 60,000 usd, if I got 20,000 I cannot afford my study
Btw, Are you going to apply to University of Florida ? the tuition fee seems much more less expensive ?

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15 Nov 2012, 01:24
i strongly urge you to go ahead and apply to simon, if you go through past forums, mba and ms for simon you can see candidates receiving higher scholarships, also once admitted there could be research positions or something similar available.
no, ive applied to simon and duke.
is university of florida highly placed ?
because university repute matters a lot to me.

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15 Nov 2012, 01:30
However the opportunity to get scholarship is very different between MBA and MSF
Could you evaluate my profile and suggest for me some universitys ? : GMAT 730, three internship positions, GPA 3,3, lot of extracurricular activities
Honestly I only have 30,000 usd so that I am quite worried about financial aid

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15 Nov 2012, 01:33
you are correct, but dont hold back, again applying doesnt cost much apart from time.

Im a business administration (finance) graduate from india, 650 gmat, 1 year full time work exp by the time i join, plenty of part time work exp, also started my own small ngo, and authored a research paper on the stock market which is going to be published soon

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20 Nov 2012, 05:27
Hi!
did anyone get an interview call? I have an interview in few hours time. would really help, if any1 could share some questions. Also, whats your profile like?

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20 Nov 2012, 08:52
Hey Berry211,

congratulations on the interview call !
I had an advanced interview about 2 months ago (before i submitted my application) with a faculty member.
It was fairly informal, conversation based about what i am doing now and what i plan on doing in the future, and how the course fits into the plan and help me reach my target.

the interview also gave me a chance to get a better understanding of the course, and so do ask any questions you might have in mind.

also, when did you submit your application ?

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22 Nov 2012, 01:26
@Berry 211: How did it go ? did they mention when you would hear from them ?
I am getting so anxious with the wait.

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24 Nov 2012, 05:41
Hey sah35 !

yes i asked them, about the decision, and they told me I should expect it somewhere around the second week of december. Thats like 3 weeks from now. But I think You should receive a decision before that, the interviewed you ages back!

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24 Nov 2012, 05:59
I submitted my application on oct 9th, and had an interview on 20th.. i get.. i was getting anxious too.. where all have you applied? you got any decision?

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24 Nov 2012, 09:43
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hey berry211

well yes, my interview was a lot earlier , but it was an "advance interview" and i only submitted my complete application on the 12th of october. When i contacted adcom a week ago they told me it would be of weeks before i heard from them, so i guess we both should hear around the same time!
I've applied to Duke, for the MMS program.

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24 Nov 2012, 10:07
I have applied to pepperdine, american, and princeton for msf. i have applied for mba too, but i have limited work ex so chances are bleak there. whats your profile like?

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25 Nov 2012, 12:03
I've got a bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from India
650 Gmat.
a couple of internships and some social service. nothing huge.
currently working full time, by next may, will have 1 year full time experience.

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25 Nov 2012, 12:03
im getting really anxious. i do not want to keep pestering adcom and risk pissing them off.
another 15 days i guess !

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25 Nov 2012, 22:41
Yes i get the anxiousness, but its just 15 days now.. so.. lets just wait. My profile is similar to yours. 660 gmat, BBA, 2 years worth of social service, and june 2013 ill have 1 yr of ful time work ex

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27 Nov 2012, 09:38
yup ! well, we have similar profiles, lets hope theres place for both of us ! :p

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27 Nov 2012, 09:43
oh, and how was your interview ? was it over skype ? where in India are you from ?

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06 Dec 2012, 00:41
anyone heard anything yet ??

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