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# Calling Chicago GSB 2008 applicants

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Joined: 08 Nov 2006
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Location: Ann Arbor
Schools: Ross '10
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03 Mar 2008, 10:34
Possibly. Ross FT and Haas PT are both great programs and Haas PT does provide great ROI, even more than other FT programs. The thing is, I did not apply to Haas PT either.
kryzak wrote:
Would you consider Haas PT over Ross FT?

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Affiliations: HHonors Diamond, BGS Honor Society
Joined: 05 Apr 2006
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Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2009
GMAT 1: 730 Q45 V45
WE: Business Development (Consumer Products)
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03 Mar 2008, 11:29
99 pages of posts on the wall... 99 pages of posts! Take one down, pass it around....

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03 Mar 2008, 11:35
rhyme, any idea if they will advance the decision date like they did for R1? What did they do for R2 last year?

that's my contribution towards the 100-page milestone.

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03 Mar 2008, 11:37
everybody seems to be ->

wake up sleepy hobbitses ! its long ways to go .

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Status: Um... what do you want to know?
Joined: 04 Jun 2007
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Schools: UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA 2010
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03 Mar 2008, 11:38
you didn't??? I thought you were applying to Haas PT and that's why you didn't do Haas FT...
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03 Mar 2008, 12:00
That's right. I had my PT app ready to go for R2(02/29). Then you remember the conversation we had late January about applying FT. Subsequently, I couldnt make it in time for R3 FT and my only option now is to apply R4. In order to apply for R4 FT, I had to abandon my R2 PT. Boy, am I in a fine mess or what?

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you didn't??? I thought you were applying to Haas PT and that's why you didn't do Haas FT...

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Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2009
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03 Mar 2008, 12:14
KingKREEP wrote:
@ helg: It sounds like your GSB interview went really well! AWESOME! I really hope you get in. You so deserve it.
@ bsd: Now that you've got yourself a laptop and an internet connection, you can stay on these forums all day long

In other news, I went on a lovely trek (hike) last weekend. I got back at 4:00 AM this morning tired, hungry, dirty as hell(!) and sleepy. I'll post a couple of pics sometime later. Quick question to the American outdoor enthusiasts here: how 'wild' is the trekking in America? I ask 'cause here, when we head out, we are pretty much on our own. And we don't have laid out trails. So we ask the (usually) very helpful locals before we head out and then find our own way. Even in emergencies, we are at least 24 hours away from any kind of professional medical aid. I was speaking to this friend of mine who lives in the US and he said that there, everything is more or less 'set' for you and you just have to "go on the trek (as you would on any other trip) and come back". I want to know if any of you have had any different experiences while hiking in the US.

Well, just last week I was walking down to the Apple store and found myself face to face with a barracuda, err I mean a Ferocious Alpine Mountain Lion with Super Fangs.

My training from the GSB just took over. I knew what to do thanks to my coursework in "Advanced Cougar and Rabid Dog Analytics". I quickly and deftly stepped to the side, picked up a 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch piece of paper and in one quick ninja like move made a paper airplane which I threw into the street. This distracted the mountain lion just long enough for me to pull out my McGyver Survival Kit and create a GPS homing device out of dried alpaca poop, a toothpick, a can of coke and a old used sneaker. Fortunately, before leaving I had packed fourty liters of embryonic fluid that I threw over my head and soaked myself in. This confuses the lions sense of smell, makes it think about the movie Carrie where she goes totally nuts at the end cause she has that blood on her, and gives me just long enough to turn on the homing device.

Its a jungle out there, prepare yourself.

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03 Mar 2008, 12:17
rhyme, any idea if they will advance the decision date like they did for R1? What did they do for R2 last year?

that's my contribution towards the 100-page milestone.

I have no idea sorry. Nice footnote btw

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03 Mar 2008, 12:19
down to the final stretch....

Does anyone know the dates for Admit Weekend and Random Walks?

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03 Mar 2008, 12:40
I thought we will would hit 100 pages when R2 results were released. Oh well, 3 weeks 2 days to go....

Rhyme,
Looks like you have a lot of free time in the lounge. Your imagination is running wild

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03 Mar 2008, 13:09
trojan812 wrote:
down to the final stretch....

Does anyone know the dates for Admit Weekend and Random Walks?

admit weekend I is this week
admit weekend II i dont know
random walk is probably the last week of August

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03 Mar 2008, 14:09
Rhyme are you taking an active roll in Admit weekend?
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03 Mar 2008, 14:12
Based on GSB Discussion Forums:
Admit weekend II is scheduled for April 25th & 26th. CORE starts on September 8th and classes begin the 25th.

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03 Mar 2008, 14:17
riverripper wrote:
Rhyme are you taking an active roll in Admit weekend?

Yes, I'm running one of the drink outings on friday night.

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03 Mar 2008, 15:00
Let me be the 100th page poster. Posting right from GSB admissions office. What an amazing building and what wonderful people. Rhyme even bought me a coffee after a game of pool at the Student Lounge. Now all I gotta do is return tommorrow and really nail that interview.

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Location: Chicago, IL
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03 Mar 2008, 15:02
rhyme whats the weather forecast for this weekend?

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03 Mar 2008, 15:17
still 99...ready get set go.. to break the 100 page mark

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03 Mar 2008, 15:20
I have been promoted..

to Senior Manager in GC.

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03 Mar 2008, 16:31
dabots wrote:
rhyme whats the weather forecast for this weekend?

Probably cold with a chance of really cold.

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03 Mar 2008, 16:54
ok i can't wait any longer....
Here's my first cent....

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