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# Calling all Tepper (CMU) 2013 Applicants!

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23 Jan 2013, 14:44
Hey Guys! I am planning to apply to Tepper in Round 3. I know it isn't really a nice idea to apply this late. Just taking my chances. People who applied earlier... can you please let me know how many words did you fit in 1 page... Need a general idea. Thanks

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24 Jan 2013, 09:30
Call out to anyone who has already been interviewed. Can you share some questions / your experience with the interview process? Just looking for some tips to prep myself for it.

Thanks

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25 Jan 2013, 13:44
The silence is killing me here.. come on Tepper!!! Do something good for the R2 applicants...

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28 Jan 2013, 12:04
MacFauz wrote:
The email I got says "Your Tepper MBA application is now complete and under review by the admissions team.
As a Round 2 applicant, you will be notified via email on March 18, 2013, when your decision is ready to be viewed. You can log into the online application system at that time to view your decision."... I do not understand.. Will there be no information about the scheduling of the interview?.. Did everyone get the same mail??

I too received the same e-mail today and am wondering if this means that there will be no interview. Has there been any more activity on your application after this e-mail - getting invited for an interview, etc.?

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29 Jan 2013, 18:17
I got the email today saying my application is under review. It came 8 days after my interview invitation. Realistically, I think you still have a shot for an interview until the end of February and even into March. They say you can receive an invite up until a week before the deadline actually, so you just have to keep waiting.

In terms of Tepper interview tips, here are some links that I found:

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30 Jan 2013, 08:55
sigh... I would assume no more interview invites anymore? Looks like many of the round2 already got it...

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30 Jan 2013, 14:01
I JUST got my interview invite literally an hour ago, so they are definitely still handing them out

Is anyone here going to the Women at Tepper MBA day in Feb?

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30 Jan 2013, 14:28
silvaware wrote:
I JUST got my interview invite literally an hour ago, so they are definitely still handing them out

Is anyone here going to the Women at Tepper MBA day in Feb?

Good news!!! Can I ask when did you submit your application? I submit my right at the round 2 deadline on Jan 3rd. So that might be the reason I hear things late...(At least I hope...)

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30 Jan 2013, 16:12
AresZhu wrote:
silvaware wrote:
I JUST got my interview invite literally an hour ago, so they are definitely still handing them out

Is anyone here going to the Women at Tepper MBA day in Feb?

Good news!!! Can I ask when did you submit your application? I submit my right at the round 2 deadline on Jan 3rd. So that might be the reason I hear things late...(At least I hope...)

This wait is killing me. I am (gradually becoming WAS) very hopeful of at least getting an interview invite from Tepper. I have visited the school and enjoyed my interaction with students there.
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30 Jan 2013, 16:58
I didn't get the email that my application was complete until Monday. I now wish I *hadn't* interviewed during the "open period" so I would get some idea of whether they're interested in me before mid-March. It's a long time until 3/18/.

Katheirne

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31 Jan 2013, 21:23
Hi all,

Will interview via skype be video- or call- conference? I scheduled my interview on next 2 weeks and want to know this for preparing my suit.

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01 Feb 2013, 07:45
WOOHOO!! I got an interview invite!

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01 Feb 2013, 09:07
nikhil1234 wrote:
MacFauz wrote:
The email I got says "Your Tepper MBA application is now complete and under review by the admissions team.
As a Round 2 applicant, you will be notified via email on March 18, 2013, when your decision is ready to be viewed. You can log into the online application system at that time to view your decision."... I do not understand.. Will there be no information about the scheduling of the interview?.. Did everyone get the same mail??

I too received the same e-mail today and am wondering if this means that there will be no interview. Has there been any more activity on your application after this e-mail - getting invited for an interview, etc.?

Nothing at all man.. Waking up and checking the mail first thing in the morning is getting very frustrating...
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01 Feb 2013, 13:58
WOOHOO!! I got an interview invite!

congrat!! Can you please tell me when did you submit your application? i'm hoping they go through applications by that order... this wait is killing me...

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01 Feb 2013, 20:15
had my interview last week and the people at Tepper are very nice. Interview was relaxed and very conversational. Best of luck to everyone

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03 Feb 2013, 00:43
silvaware wrote:
I JUST got my interview invite literally an hour ago, so they are definitely still handing them out

Is anyone here going to the Women at Tepper MBA day in Feb?

I'll be there!

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04 Feb 2013, 16:34
Hi - I'm an accepted Tepper MBA applicant and have also been accepted to a few other programs. I really liked what I saw at Tepper and it would be my top choice, finances non-withstanding. Unfortunately finances will play a large part in my decision-making. I didn't have any problems valuing an MBA vs continuing my current career track, but I'm having difficulty valuing the Tepper program vs other lower-ranked programs. What would be your choice between Tepper at ~70k and say Mendoza or Kelley with full scholarships? Are the programs that different to justify the \$\$? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Interest is finance - IM/equity research. Thanks!

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04 Feb 2013, 20:07
InTrance95 wrote:
Hi - I'm an accepted Tepper MBA applicant and have also been accepted to a few other programs. I really liked what I saw at Tepper and it would be my top choice, finances non-withstanding. Unfortunately finances will play a large part in my decision-making. I didn't have any problems valuing an MBA vs continuing my current career track, but I'm having difficulty valuing the Tepper program vs other lower-ranked programs. What would be your choice between Tepper at ~70k and say Mendoza or Kelley with full scholarships? Are the programs that different to justify the \$\$? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Interest is finance - IM/equity research. Thanks!

The consensus with MBA degrees tends to be that the money doesn't really matter so much when you spread it out over your career. Generally, the higher ranked the program, the better off you are. If you want to be more analytical about it, the Financial Times provides some useful comparison tools. Mendoza wasn't on their list, but I gave it a shot with Tepper vs Kelley http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolra ... 192|287302. Of course, it's just an average, but after three years Tepper grads make about \$20k more a year. Even if you factor in interest, the analysis shows that you make your money back in a few years time.

Again, those numbers are just averages, so you should try to talk to students or alums with similar career interests as you to find out what the opportunities are really like at all the schools.

Good luck!

Good luck!

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05 Feb 2013, 07:23
AresZhu wrote:
WOOHOO!! I got an interview invite!

congrat!! Can you please tell me when did you submit your application? i'm hoping they go through applications by that order... this wait is killing me...

I submitted my application on 01/02. It was pretty much the day or the day before the deadline. Good luck!

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10 Feb 2013, 08:31
Hi all,
Just wondering if we do not have a Tepper admitted students page yet?

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Re: Calling all Tepper (CMU) 2013 Applicants!   [#permalink] 10 Feb 2013, 08:31

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