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# Calling Stern/NYU Applicants

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16 Jan 2008, 07:39
R1
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs
faceman 740/3/5yrs @matric
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008)
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e

R2
kidderek 730/3.6/6yrs
Ozmba - submitted 01/13
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15
prospective mba - submitted 1/07
gmat_march (720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian)- submitted 1/15
ryguy904 (680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy) - submitted 1/6
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline...
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15
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16 Jan 2008, 10:30
I described a sporting event with illustrations in a pamphlet ...that talked indirectly/directly about myself ...
everything transpired in the last 3 days
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16 Jan 2008, 10:45
R1
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs
faceman 740/3/5yrs @matric
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008)
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e

R2
Ozmba - submitted 01/13
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15
prospective mba - submitted 1/07
gmat_march (720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian)- submitted 1/15
ryguy904 (680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy) - submitted 1/6
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline...
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15
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16 Jan 2008, 13:06
gmat_march wrote:

Just curious, why did you guys not print it out and mail it ...? I understand international mail might take some time, but the materials had to be postmarked by 15th Jan, not necessarily had to reach them by 15th. ..

You're absolutely right, i should have done that. I didn't do it because I didn't know that there was such a stringent limit in upload. However, i did email Stern who told me I could mail them my essay asking to replace the other one. I do want to confirm the fact that I won't be pshed to R3 though.
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16 Jan 2008, 13:13
Audio wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

Just curious, why did you guys not print it out and mail it ...? I understand international mail might take some time, but the materials had to be postmarked by 15th Jan, not necessarily had to reach them by 15th. ..

You're absolutely right, i should have done that. I didn't do it because I didn't know that there was such a stringent limit in upload. However, i did email Stern who told me I could mail them my essay asking to replace the other one. I do want to confirm the fact that I won't be pshed to R3 though.

Well ..they seem to be real helpful and considerate. Eventually, one of my recommenders messed up, (he thought my reco was due today, and did not submit
it last night). I thought my last app. was screwed and didn't really sleep well ..
Talked him in the morning, he was nearly done with the reco., and he submitted it by 11:30 EST. I called admissions and said they were fine with the delay ..,
and it won't push me to R3 or somethin ...
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16 Jan 2008, 15:00
kidderek you removed your submission ??

kidderek wrote:
R1
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs
faceman 740/3/5yrs @matric
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008)
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e

R2
Ozmba - submitted 01/13
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15
prospective mba - submitted 1/07
gmat_march (720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian)- submitted 1/15
ryguy904 (680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy) - submitted 1/6
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline...
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15

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17 Jan 2008, 15:25
Dinged today.
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17 Jan 2008, 17:27
gz2nyc wrote:
Dinged today.

Sorry to hear that!! With or without interview?..Did you get an email? I think I am braced for one too..
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17 Jan 2008, 18:16
sorry to hear about your ding. Are you waiting on other apps? If you are, I hope they work out for you. Good Luck
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17 Jan 2008, 23:35
sorry to hear that man. gluck elsewhere ..
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18 Jan 2008, 06:50
I made a collage of important events,things, etc. in my life, on the back of the collage I put pictures of myself. Then I took it to Kinko's and made a two-sided puzzle out of it. Basically all the events, my favorite things, etc. are pieces of the puzzle that make up who I am.

(At least that was what I was going for )
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18 Jan 2008, 09:02
Audio wrote:
2.39am here in Brussels, nightmare to get that application on time. I realized around midnight that my 3rd essay, a word doc with pics, was too large! I tried EVERYTHING, nothing worked. Thank God I had sort of prepared an "alternative" essay - which took me about 2h to update.

PS: is it just me, or 500k limit is way to small for a "creative" essay?

PPS: how come a word document containing only 3 images of 120k each gives me a word doc of 3.3megas?? I was going nuts.

Last year every essay was 500 words. I can only think that the Adcom wanted to send a message of how people should deliver information. So you kind of had a grace of 250 words on each essay, and I guess they still tried to force it to the creative activity (I firmly believe they do that, but have no supporting evidence).

Sorry I vanished through R2 anyone who has emailed - the deadline was bang in the middle of all the second round internship i/views for me, and I really couldn't make the time.
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18 Jan 2008, 15:14
Sorry to hear that gz2nyc, its heartening to see how positively you are viewing this and bouncing back next year (you mean fall 09 I presume). If I get admitted to NYU, I'd be willing to share my essays with you. Best wishes.

gz2nyc wrote:
No interview. Just an email stating my application has been updated. That was a big hint right there.

I only applied to Stern and Cornell, and I'm not counting on my chances on R3 with Cornell. I know about the surge in number of applications this year, and I know where my profile ranks among the applicants. But no matter how much I have curbed my optimism over the past weeks, nothing, nothing, prepared me for the dejection I felt reading the rejection letter.

Not all is lost. I will apply what I've learned and have a headstart for Fall '08.

Best of luck to all of you still waiting.
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20 Jan 2008, 17:17
I have applied to NYU in Round 2.

700/5 WE/Indian/Submitted Jan 14
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21 Jan 2008, 12:12
Good luck everyone.

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21 Jan 2008, 13:23
R1
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs
faceman 740/3/5yrs @matric - Interviewed ?
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008) - DWI
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e
Texas_Dawg 730/3.0/6 yrs
wondee
caffine
caffine's hubby
jay02

R2
Ozmba - submitted 01/13
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15
prospective mba - submitted 1/07
gmat_march - 720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian - submitted 1/15
ryguy904 - 680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy - submitted 1/6
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline...
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15
skoogle - 700/5 WE/Indian/Submitted Jan 14
nyrberg - 740/3.84/3yrs/white - submitted 1/15

Ok I was a bit bored so I decided to create something more comprehensive for Stern (all other schools seem to have one).
We're finally into double figures for R2 !! go Stern. Still no reported admits. Please let me know if I've missed any R1 decision results or applicants (or add to this list directly).
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22 Jan 2008, 09:49
bsd_lover wrote:
kidderek you removed your submission ??

Indeed I have. Maybe I'm chicken sh*t, maybe it's the most prudent move? I'm not 100% sure. But after a long thought process, I've come to conclude that the Langone Program is probably the best fit for me. The reasons are long and varied, but it will ensure that I can still graduate in two years, keep my current job (which I actually like <-- and that is rare), increase my chance of starting in fall 08 etc etc. The list goes on and on.

But honestly, my ding w/o interview from Cornell was a bit of a wake-up call. So, sorry to let all you folks down, but I'll be attempting for the Stern PT program.

I'll tell you one thing for sure, during this entire gmat/bschool process, I've changed my mind a little more than a million times.

Good luck to you all.
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22 Jan 2008, 10:16
kidderek wrote:
bsd_lover wrote:
kidderek you removed your submission ??

Indeed I have. Maybe I'm chicken sh*t, maybe it's the most prudent move? I'm not 100% sure. But after a long thought process, I've come to conclude that the Langone Program is probably the best fit for me. The reasons are long and varied, but it will ensure that I can still graduate in two years, keep my current job (which I actually like <-- and that is rare), increase my chance of starting in fall 08 etc etc. The list goes on and on.

But honestly, my ding w/o interview from Cornell was a bit of a wake-up call. So, sorry to let all you folks down, but I'll be attempting for the Stern PT program.

I'll tell you one thing for sure, during this entire gmat/bschool process, my mind has changed a little more than a million times.

Good luck to you all.

It certainly might be a prudent move kid. I've been playing around with the same thoughts; not for Langone though ... Not that I've given up all hope on
my full time apps, it is bleak, but it is there. But I HAVE to start this year, and I'm comfortable (!=happy) at my current job. So, I'm gearing for a couple
part time apps., now that I'm done with all my ft apps ...
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22 Jan 2008, 13:49
R1
max125 720/(7.81/10)/3.25 yrs
vchhaochharia 720/(9.4/10)/5 yrs
gz2nyc 710/2.x/5yr (09/2008) - DWI
pats 660/3.4 GPA/4.5 yrs exp
playoptions 690/3.7/2.5 yrs w/e
Texas_Dawg 730/3.0/6 yrs
wondee
caffine
caffine's hubby
jay02

R2
Ozmba - submitted 01/13
rajpdsouza - submitting 1/14 or 1/15
bsd_lover - submitted 1/15
prospective mba - submitted 1/07
gmat_march - 720/3.66/3.5yrs@matr/Indian - submitted 1/15
ryguy904 - 680/3.8/5yrs@matr/White Boy - submitted 1/6
Audio - submitted 1/15 2 hours before deadline...
Iwannabe - submitted 1/15
skoogle - 700/5 WE/Indian/Submitted Jan 14
nyrberg - 740/3.84/3yrs/white - submitted 1/15

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22 Jan 2008, 13:50
congrats faceman.
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