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# Calling all Tepper (CMU) 2013 Applicants!

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05 Oct 2012, 13:52
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Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business

Tepper (CMU) Applicant Summary for 2013(Real time)

GMATClub Vs Tepper Latest Intake (Class of 2014)

Tepper GMATClub Applicant list

GMATClub Applicant Real time Statistics

Tepper Alumni Profile

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Below are the essays for this year -

Essay Questions

ESSAY A (Required)
Maximum length= 2 double-spaced pages in 12 pt font

ESSAY B (Required)
Maximum length= 2 double-spaced pages in 12 pt font

The Tepper School is looking for individuals who will make an impact. Give an example of a time where you made an impact in your professional or academic life.

ESSAY C (Required)
Maximum length= 1 double-spaced page in 12 pt font

Describe an obstacle or ethical challenge that you have faced in your professional or academic life. How did you deal with this situation and what did you learn from it?

ESSAY D (Required)
Maximum length= 1 double-spaced page in 12 pt font. Please answer one of the following two questions. Please clearly specify which question you are answering.

1. Outside of my professional and/or academic life, one thing that people would be surprised to know about me is…

2. Outside of my professional and/or academic life, I am especially proud of…

ESSAY E (Optional)

Is there anything else that you think we should know as we evaluate your application?

If you believe your credentials and essays represent you fairly, you should not feel obligated to answer this question. This essay is intended to provide a place for you to add information that you think is important but is not covered elsewhere in the application. This could include clarification of your employment or academic record, choice of recommenders or helpful context for the admissions committee in reviewing your application.

Application submitted and complete by: Notification of decision mailed to applicant on:
• October 22, 2012 • December 19, 2012
• January 03, 2013 • March 18, 2013
• March 04, 2013 • April 30, 2013
• April 22, 2013* • May 24, 2013
• June 03, 2013** • June 28, 2013

*April 22, 2013 deadline is reserved for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. International applicants for the Full-Time MBA program must apply by March 4, 2013.

**Reserved for FlexTime applicants.

Below is the link to the latest class profile :

Employment Report - http://www.tepper.cmu.edu/corporations- ... index.aspx

http://gmatclub.com/forum/calling-all-2011-cmu-tepper-applicants-100733.html?fl=similar
http://gmatclub.com/forum/calling-all-2012-carnegie-mellon-tepper-2012-applicants-116102.html?fl=similar
http://gmatclub.com/forum/calling-all-cmu-tepper-fall-2009-applicants-69554.html?fl=similar

Edit: latest intake updated

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Last edited by ankit0411 on 15 Oct 2012, 04:51, edited 5 times in total.

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Intern
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Concentration: Strategy
GMAT 1: 660 Q38 V42
GPA: 3.72
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13 Nov 2012, 10:21
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Had my interview yesterday on campus. Lasted about 50 minutes. Felt more like a conversation. Questions were pretty basic, wanting to know more about your resume and such.

1. Tell me about yourself (then asked specific questions as I talked)
2. Why MBA now?
3. Why Tepper?
4. Teamwork experience?
5. Talk about a time when you made a member of a team do something he/she may not have wanted to do?
6. What can you contribute to Tepper?
7. Short term, long term goals.

Hope this helps. Really enjoyed my visit.

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Location: United States (CA)
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GPA: 3.53
WE: Consulting (Insurance)
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18 Mar 2013, 14:12
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Email from Kelly Wilson!!! . . . about an upcoming MSCF event. Really???

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18 Mar 2013, 16:14
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In with a wonderful scholarship!!! WOW!

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27 Mar 2013, 13:00
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It sorta went like this:

But all jokes aside, just thank them for all their help and guidance and assure them that you will do whatever it takes to facilitate a smooth transition. I am leaving in early May and my boss was grateful for 6 weeks notice. If they genuinely care about you or your career, they should be happy for you and wish you luck.

As an icebreaker though, I said "I have good news and bad news...the good news is that I was accepted to an MBA program, the bad news is that its a full time program". (Its sort of casual between me and my managers so you may not want to take this approach.)

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19 Dec 2012, 15:14
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I m in!!
This is my third attempt

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23 Jan 2013, 19:01
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ian1Q84 wrote:
Hi,

Does anyone know that the interview intivation schedule?
Is there any interview invitation wave conducted by Tepper, or just case by case(means there is no specific time)?
I received the "your application is under review" confirmation letter one day ago.

Thanks.
International student in Taiwan

They will give the full list of open interview timeslots if you are invited to interview. As far as I could tell when choosing my interview time, there weren't really any discernible "time waves" -- it was really just a matter of finding times that were still available.

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26 Jan 2013, 17:32
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Hi all,

I received an interview invite this past Monday via email. I believe they just issue the invites as they read through the applications as some people indicated having received their invite 10 days earlier. I was specifically encouraged to attend the Women at Tepper Visit Day so I scheduled my interview for then. Interestingly, my application status has not changed in the system, it just says submitted and I did not receive an email confirming that the application was under review. I wouldn't put too much meaning into it either way, maybe some admissions directors update the info and others don't?

If I find any particularly good information about the nature of the Tepper interview, I'll be sure to share.

Good luck everyone, fingers crossed!

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13 Feb 2013, 12:04
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I had given up all hope and was resigned to a complete washout this application cycle but finally I have an invite from Tepper! The interview is scheduled 2 weeks from now.

Indian male, technology profile, 750 GMAT.

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26 Feb 2013, 10:38
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MacFauz wrote:
This wait is killing me....... Any idea whether a ding is notified immediately or only on the decision date??

Hey I know how it feels. I'm in the same boat as you, from India and have high hopes for Tepper... Well lets say had high hopes. Lets see whether things still go through or not. Good luck !!

- N

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18 Mar 2013, 08:47
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Good luck everyone.

- With love from San Francisco.

Posted from my mobile device

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18 Mar 2013, 14:43
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Waitlisted without interview. Well at least they didn't ding me.
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18 Mar 2013, 16:20
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Also in with a small scholarship, congrats everyone! So excited!

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26 Mar 2013, 08:43
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Just told my managers that I'm resigning in a few weeks.

It's gettin' real...

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14 Apr 2013, 20:24
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i declined tepper today. hope that opens up a spot for someone on the waitlist! best of luck to everyone!

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24 Apr 2013, 14:40
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Hi Everyone,

I'm a very untraditional candidate (Theater undergrad, work in Luxury Sales in Hospitality). I've started a blog on my experience of going to Tepper Biz School at CMU (studying for GMAT, pre-matriculation, first year, second year, etc). Would love to get some followers and input. I know when I was applying, I felt like there was no one in a situation similar to my own, so maybe this could be of a resource to someone, or also an outlet for any other Tepper grads looking to commiserate about our experiences.

http://www.takingontepper.blogspot.com

Thanks!

Josh

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30 Apr 2013, 13:19
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Decisions are out.

WL from Rd. 2 (interviewed), WL again for Rd. 3.

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30 Apr 2013, 14:16
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24 May 2013, 14:55
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pp196 wrote:
sarsapa wrote:
pp196 wrote:

you were waitlisted in round 3?

Yes -- I applied late, was interviewed late. Thought I bombed my interview, too. I stayed in touch with Adcom though, and updated them with additional materials.

Congrats, are you going to accept it then

Thank you! And yes, I just accepted. Best of luck to you!

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29 May 2013, 15:55
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I got admitted in R4 with \$. Now gotta figure out how to fund this darn thing... hehe

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