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# Calling waitlisted applicants-Johnson(Cornell) Class of 2016

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11 Dec 2013, 10:51
I know it's going to be a long wait, but hopefully most of us can make it to the admitted bucket ... Good luck everyone

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12 Dec 2013, 11:35
suhas1234 wrote:
I know it's going to be a long wait, but hopefully most of us can make it to the admitted bucket ... Good luck everyone

Has anyone sent the acceptance to waitlist e-mail yet?
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13 Dec 2013, 03:25
suhas1234 wrote:
suhas1234 wrote:
I know it's going to be a long wait, but hopefully most of us can make it to the admitted bucket ... Good luck everyone

Has anyone sent the acceptance to waitlist e-mail yet?

What percentage of WL applicants do finally make it to the Admitted list?

And how late is it in the cycle that International applicants make it to the admitted list?
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13 Dec 2013, 12:55
neosumit wrote:
suhas1234 wrote:
suhas1234 wrote:
I know it's going to be a long wait, but hopefully most of us can make it to the admitted bucket ... Good luck everyone

Has anyone sent the acceptance to waitlist e-mail yet?

What percentage of WL applicants do finally make it to the Admitted list?

And how late is it in the cycle that International applicants make it to the admitted list?

I saw somewhere that Johnson had close to 470 people on the wait list last year and offered admission to only around 40... That makes it around 8%.. All in all, not a very good chance of getting in. Also, people only start finding out around April after the third round... they look at all the wait listed candidates together and based on the acceptance rate, start taking people out of it...
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14 Dec 2013, 07:06
Judging by last couple of year's discussion thread, we will have lots of folks in the W/L from the next rounds as well.

Maybe we can manage this better by having a role call.

The details can be:

Profile name/Domestic or Int'l applicant/ WL with or without interview.

Mine is:
neosumit/International (India)/WL w/o interview.

It will be a long wait and no clear sign of how many candidates are W/L this year.
Hope the number is less than last year though.

Keep the hope and may most (if not all) come out of the list onto the Admitted list.
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14 Dec 2013, 10:36
I also got waitlisted for Johnson (without interview).
I am a re-applicant from India.

Any suggestions on whether an additional recommendation would be useful or not.
I am planning to submit one.
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15 Dec 2013, 23:40
IndianExpress wrote:
I also got waitlisted for Johnson (without interview).
I am a re-applicant from India.

Any suggestions on whether an additional recommendation would be useful or not.
I am planning to submit one.

The letter from Cornell states that you are allowed to send in one more recommendation.
I think it is very useful and will send a strong message about your continued interest in the program.
Also you may try to send a recommendation which may inform adcom about something which the first 2 recommenders didn't.
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19 Dec 2013, 10:49
IndianExpress wrote:
I also got waitlisted for Johnson (without interview).
I am a re-applicant from India.

Any suggestions on whether an additional recommendation would be useful or not.
I am planning to submit one.

Were you WLed last year as well?
Did you ask Nichole on how can one send the additional recommendation?

The fate of WL candidates now depends more on the quality of R2 and R3 applicants.
Let's hope there is less competition.
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19 Dec 2013, 11:42
neosumit wrote:
IndianExpress wrote:
I also got waitlisted for Johnson (without interview).
I am a re-applicant from India.

Any suggestions on whether an additional recommendation would be useful or not.
I am planning to submit one.

Were you WLed last year as well?
Did you ask Nichole on how can one send the additional recommendation?

The fate of WL candidates now depends more on the quality of R2 and R3 applicants.
Let's hope there is less competition.

No. I was'nt.
I am planning to ask her how to do so though I plan to submit a reco and update only in mid-Jan.
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24 Dec 2013, 22:59
Waitlisted without interview.
Just wondering why Johnson waitlisted people without interview?? i mean, why not just give me a ding rather than a waitlist??
anybody have any idea to share?? Thanks!!
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27 Dec 2013, 08:29
xiangxder wrote:
Waitlisted without interview.
Just wondering why Johnson waitlisted people without interview?? i mean, why not just give me a ding rather than a waitlist??
anybody have any idea to share?? Thanks!!

I was waitlisted without interview last year; however, I was later contacted around May and given an opportunity to interview. I eventually didn't get in, but I don't think you should lose hope!
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30 Dec 2013, 07:06
All the best to everyone on the waitlist. Has anyone figured out the procedure for sending in the extra letter of recommendation?
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13 Jan 2014, 00:22
Has anyone submitted an additional recommendation letter yet? or sent any updates?
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13 Jan 2014, 08:43
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All the best to everyone on the waitlist. Has anyone figured out the procedure for sending in the extra letter of recommendation?

Whoever is providing your recommendation should probably send it to the Admissions Specialist you were assigned in your 'Johnson Wait List Information' email. You might also consider asking them to do this in business letter format (and as a .docx or .pdf).

suhas1234 wrote:
Has anyone submitted an additional recommendation letter yet? or sent any updates?

I haven't provided an additional recommendation; however, I just submitted an update last week. Johnson seems to encourage these, "We appreciate your commitment to Johnson and we look forward to receiving updates from you."

Just use your best judgment in determining whether you have substantial news to share.
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24 Jan 2014, 19:15
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28 Jan 2014, 13:23
Hello GMATCLUB Members,

We are bringing a webinar with Q&A as well as chats with current students focused on the Waitlisted Applicants.
The first event of this series is Webinar conducted by Admissionado's Founder and HBS Alum Jon Frank. Jon will share his suggestions followed by a Q&A session. This is your opportunity to ask your specific questions. The webinar will take place on 31st January 2014, Friday, 9 AM PST.

We shall also be conducting chat sessions with some Current students from various schools who were successfully admitted from a waitlist so you can learn what to expect from the process, what worked for them, and what it takes. These chats shall take place in our Chat Room. We will release the times & Dates (all will be the first week of February)

If you are on a waitlist - you do NOT want to miss these!

The webinar and chats are free. There will be a 30-minute Q&A session at the end of the Webinar on Friday Jan 31st at 9 AM PST - join to have your questions answered.

Thank You!
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04 Feb 2014, 07:20
 ! Join us for a chat with several current students who have been admitted from WL last year.When: Tue Feb 4th at 9 AM PSTWhere: GMAT Club Chat

The recording of the Getting off a Waitlist Webinar is now available on Youtube:

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04 Feb 2014, 21:24
There have been many offers given in R2. So I expect any movement should happen in recent days.
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04 Feb 2014, 22:04
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There have been many offers given in R2. So I expect any movement should happen in recent days.

You mean there haven't been many offers in R2? Or there have been?
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05 Feb 2014, 09:37
illi wrote:
chengko77 wrote:
There have been many offers given in R2. So I expect any movement should happen in recent days.

You mean there haven't been many offers in R2? Or there have been?

I think there will be some movement for R1 WLs because adcoms have finished R2 reviews and given out new round of offers. Does anyone decide to attend webinar discussion hosted by Nicole specially for WLs?
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