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Calling Chicago (Booth) Applicants for 2009

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 18:21
I haven't been able to open the application page for the last hour. Now, I'm getting worried!

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 18:25
yeah, it's flaky. I was able to make my payment without problems, but as I was reviewing everything before submitting, the app came down again. Don't worry about it, Im sure admissions will be accommodating if we are late submitting due to issues on their site.

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Have you guys found a place to mention internships or part-time jobs held during college on the application? I see nowhere to mention it except for the resume.


Nope - I didn't even put them in my resume because I needed the space to explain my positions for full-time work. I wouldn't worry about that too much.

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 18:37
still down - crap ..was hoping to get this over with tonight....

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This is kind of scary. Maybe they'll extend the deadline? :)
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New post 14 Oct 2008, 18:44
terp06 wrote:
This is kind of scary. Maybe they'll extend the deadline? :)



If I were you guys, I would call them first thing tomorrow morning about this.

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It just opened up for me. I was able to submit my app.

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just got in myself. now please stay up for the next 2 hours.

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Is 800 words for Essay 1 pushing it?
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Is 800 words for Essay 1 pushing it?


there's nothing you can cut? I would try to get it to 750 if you can....

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I wouldn't cut it down. You are within the 10% margin. That essay is VERY IMPORTANT within this application because there are only 2. If you're happy with it, then submit it.

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I wouldn't cut it down. You are within the 10% margin. That essay is VERY IMPORTANT within this application because there are only 2. If you're happy with it, then submit it.


jb's right - i was thinking of a diff word limit. Leave it as is if you like it :)

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woo app submitted!

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Good Luck everybody!
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New post 14 Oct 2008, 23:00
Alrite. Everything is filled out. Essays are uploaded. Now, I'm going to sleep on it tonight and submit tomorrow morning (after the requisite changes to the essay I will feel like making tomorrow morning)

Good luck guys!

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New post 14 Oct 2008, 23:08
Wow, I am surprised with what I pulled off on the PPT in the course of 2 hours. I'm gonna upload this tonight and hopefully make a few edits to the essays tomorrow morning.

I'm optimistic. Let's hope for the best.

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New post 15 Oct 2008, 00:50
Just submitted my apps...so count me in for round 1.

Hey are people uploading a word document or copy and past their essay into the space?
I copy and pasted and they essay printed out in the application...

I wonder if people who uploaded a word document was able to print out their essay along with the application?? If so how was the font?

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New post 15 Oct 2008, 01:48
I uploaded, it's standard for everyone else, GSB better know how to read it.

Done with R1! Let's all get accepted and have a beer!

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New post 15 Oct 2008, 03:22
Submitted, although it took over 10 minutes (and 2 tries) to upload a 9.1 MB pdf for Essay 3. Good luck everyone!

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New post 15 Oct 2008, 04:58
Good luck everyone!

Now, I wait for my recommendations to come through. Thankfully GSB is ok with delays for the recommendations past the deadline.

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