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Calling Booth Evening/Weekend MBA Aspirants (2019 Intake)Class of 2022

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Hi everyone,

I will be applying for Spring 2019 Weekend program. Would love to connect with everyone who is planning to apply. Good luck to you all! Let's all get in :)



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Deadlines
Evening
Winter 2018 - October 5th 2018
Spring 2019 - January 11th 2019
Summer 2019 - April 5, 2019

Weekend
Spring 2019 - January 11th 2019


EDIT: Adding Essay topics

Evening:

The Chicago Booth Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs Office looks forward to learning more about you via your application.

Essay One (400 words): Why are you seeking an MBA from Chicago Booth, and why is Chicago Booth's Evening MBA your program of choice?

Essay Two (300 words): The University of Chicago’s motto is “let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.” Please tell us how your individual perspective and experiences will enrich and have an impact on the Booth community. Feel free to use examples from both your personal and professional life.

Re-applicant Essay (500 words): Re-applicants must submit an additional essay. The essay prompt can be found in the application.

Optional Essay (500 words maximum): If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.


Weekend:
Essay One (400 words): Why are you seeking an MBA from Chicago Booth, and why is Chicago Booth's Weekend MBA your program of choice?

Essay Two (300 words): The University of Chicago’s motto is “let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.” Please tell us how your individual perspective and experiences will enrich and have an impact on the Booth community. Feel free to use examples from both your personal and professional life.

Re-applicant Essay (500 words): Re-applicants must submit an additional essay. The essay prompt can be found in the application.

Optional Essay (500 words maximum): If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.

Originally posted by hanamana on 09 Aug 2018, 11:21.
Last edited by Narenn on 31 Oct 2018, 22:16, edited 3 times in total.
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Adding some profile of my own

1. 5.5 years of work experience at matriculation (next summer)
2. GPA of 3.3 at Cal in Economics
3. Work experience at FAANG with a few promotions in between
4. Retaking GMAT in September 2018 (hope is to raise +680). April 2018 - 620 (Q46,V30).
5. Extracurricular includes: K-12 low-income back to school volunteering, internship at non-profit organization for economic development, and tutor low-income middle school students
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Applying for Winter 2019
1. 4.5 years of experience as a Naval Officer. Applying as Active Duty
2. GPA 3.08 in Nuclear Engineering
3. GMAT 650

Currently working on the essays and will start interview prepping
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Applying for Winter 2019
1. 4.5 years of experience as a Naval Officer. Applying as Active Duty
2. GPA 3.08 in Nuclear Engineering
3. GMAT 650

Currently working on the essays and will start interview prepping


awesome!! best of luck!! please tell us how things go (interviews, acceptance, etc)
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Applying for Spring 2019 Evening
1. 7 years of experience in Supply Chain Management & Analytics
2. GPA 3.07 in Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
3. GMAT: 650, Q-47, V-32
4. Enrolled in GSAL-Business

Currently taking Booth’s Business Statistics Course through the GSAL-Business program. I have also started working on the essays and application.

Originally posted by gmatkeith on 04 Sep 2018, 15:55.
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Hi gmatkeith, its tough to evaluate your profile without a GMAT. Strive for something on the higher side to compensate for your GPA. Would be helpful to get more qualitative info re WE and EC, hobbies etc

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Backes27 wrote:
Applying for Winter 2019
1. 4.5 years of experience as a Naval Officer. Applying as Active Duty
2. GPA 3.08 in Nuclear Engineering
3. GMAT 650

Currently working on the essays and will start interview prepping


Hi, hope your application process is going well. If you could, please keep us informed throughout the process.
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Took GMAT today and ended up with a 640 (Q48, V30) :/....

UPDATE: 690 (Q48,V36) after taking it one more time.
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Good to see this post!

I am aspiring for 2019 intake as well. Just gave my GMAT (710) and started looking at the application process.

I hope I can get the application in by January first week - seems tough though :)

Looking forward to more insights here.
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Good to see this post!

I am aspiring for 2019 intake as well. Just gave my GMAT (710) and started looking at the application process.

I hope I can get the application in by January first week - seems tough though :)

Looking forward to more insights here.


Welcome! I am planning to submit by end of December, with the intent to start in Fall 2019 :)
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Anyone else apply for the evenings winter quarter? I applied 10/4 and just waiting to hear back. Kellogg accepted in less than 2 weeks, anxiously waiting on Booth!
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8 yrs IT experience
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what is the likely scenario, to be accepted for PT?
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Is your GRE 304? I'd suggest retaking it.
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Yes ..what is the optimal for PT?

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Yes ..what is the optimal for PT?

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Average GMAT is 680-690 for Booth PT. GMAT/GRE is one part of application, but I'd encourage you to be within the 80% range (620-740). Since your GPA is great, I think lower GMAT/GRE might do it, but still you need to raise it.

Use the tool to convert your GRE scores to GMAT: https://www.ets.org/gre/institutions/ab ... rison_tool. When I plugged in 304 GRE, it is ~510 GMAT.
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That's the problem with GRE and MBA admissions. have a 310 ( Q163 V147 ) which converts to ~590, so taking GMAT this month
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Anyone else apply for the evenings winter quarter? I applied 10/4 and just waiting to hear back. Kellogg accepted in less than 2 weeks, anxiously waiting on Booth!


Have you heard back? How was your interview experience?
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bp2013 wrote:
Anyone else apply for the evenings winter quarter? I applied 10/4 and just waiting to hear back. Kellogg accepted in less than 2 weeks, anxiously waiting on Booth!


Have you heard back? How was your interview experience?


I have not heard back. They said 4-6 weeks from the date of submission. Today marks 4 weeks.

I felt the interview went really well. They have an interview guide who talks with you prior to the interview, and the main interview which is conducted by a current student. The day after, the interview guide sent a personal email thanking me for coming in and said they looked forward to reviewing my application.

Anxiously awaiting results
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