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# Cornell (Johnson) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Intern
Joined: 16 Nov 2012
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Schools: Johnson '15 (S)
GMAT 1: 720 Q49 V40
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20 Nov 2012, 16:28
I had sent an email to my app review officer today and she promptly replied that interview invitations have just begun and will go on until Dec. 19. I was a bit surprised to hear the final date . So I guess there is still a lot of time to go before some of us may even hear about our interviews. I guess more wait .

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Director
Status: Can't wait for August!
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Location: United States (MA)
Concentration: Marketing, Strategy
GMAT 1: 660 Q44 V37
GMAT 2: 680 Q45 V38
GMAT 3: 710 Q45 V42
GPA: 3.32
WE: Information Technology (Retail)
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21 Nov 2012, 10:37
latest update:

Turns out I am on Johnston & Murphy's promotional email list... Good news, they are having a black friday sale, bad news Johnston looks waaay too much like Johnson, and got me excited...

Have a great Thanksgiving everyone!(or, I hope you had a great Diwali, or have a great whatever you are celebrating right now)

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21 Nov 2012, 10:43
guys i need a quick feedback...will cornell allow a few grace days after the deadline for the recommendation letter to be submitted? or are they very particular about it?

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21 Nov 2012, 10:49
can't speak for cornell's adcom, but in general the schools allow grace period for the recommendation letters, since it's out of your control. the exact # of days depends on when they start reviewing the applications. it would make sense to kick the ones missing recs to the end of the pile for same application round. you will probably get an extra week or so.

to be sure, give them a call.

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21 Nov 2012, 21:18
PMBA wrote:
Hi everyone,

I've been a silent observer for sometime now.

I am based out of Mumbai, India, received an interview invite late last week, will be having a skype interview.

hi, can you share your profile, if you don't mind? i am based out of delhi and haven't heard from them yet

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Concentration: Finance, Strategy
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GPA: 3.8
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22 Nov 2012, 00:13
I guys i wanted your FBK on essay1 characterize your career SINCE graduation

However i started working part-time since college in venture debt / micro-finance , which has shaped my career goals.
So is it OK if i really start from these college internships experiences , or will it be considered VIOLATION of the question stem in any way

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Intern
Joined: 18 Nov 2012
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Concentration: Strategy, Healthcare
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22 Nov 2012, 01:27
ketan1605 wrote:
hi, can you share your profile, if you don't mind? i am based out of delhi and haven't heard from them yet

Hi Ketan,

Undergrad: Bio Sciences (with honors) average grades
GMAT: 740/Q49/V42
WE: 3 years (on matriculation) management consulting & market research/consulting for clients in the healthcare industry

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Location: India
Concentration: Marketing, Sustainability
GMAT 1: 620 Q48 V28
GMAT 2: 680 Q47 V36
GPA: 3.5
WE: Other (Other)
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22 Nov 2012, 04:15
kapilhede17 wrote:
I guys i wanted your FBK on essay1 characterize your career SINCE graduation

However i started working part-time since college in venture debt / micro-finance , which has shaped my career goals.
So is it OK if i really start from these college internships experiences , or will it be considered VIOLATION of the question stem in any way

Hi Kapilhede17

I had the same doubt since my career progress was based on something I did part-time during grad school.

IMO it's definitely not a violation since you would be addressing how you got into the field and on the contrary would indicate a clear career path.

However, keep in mind that the essay is limited to 300 words. So you don’t want to be investing too much real estate on talking about internship/part time job but instead highlight it as a trigger point and how your interest/perseverance post that experience shaped the rest of your career.

Hope this makes sense.

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22 Nov 2012, 06:22
according to an Admission consultant in another forum, the application volume has increased 30%...More competition this time around.

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22 Nov 2012, 06:44
kdraj wrote:
according to an Admission consultant in another forum, the application volume has increased 30%...More competition this time around.

Ive heard the 30% increase being thrown around for a couple different schools and it makes me hesitant to believe its true. Its simply to big of a jump which cant be justified by changes in ranking.

Posted from my mobile device

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25 Nov 2012, 09:02
Are Cornell interviews blind (only resume) ?
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The chase begins ...

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25 Nov 2012, 13:34
i am an international candidate who applied to Johnson's R1.. and i haven't heard back from them yet.. from more than a week, my application portal says 'under review by admission team'..
frankly speaking, should i start loosing hope?

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25 Nov 2012, 23:31
ketan1605 wrote:
i am an international candidate who applied to Johnson's R1.. and i haven't heard back from them yet.. from more than a week, my application portal says 'under review by admission team'..
frankly speaking, should i start loosing hope?

I am also in same boat. Do not know what to make of it.
But lets be positive. Nothing's over till it's over.

Cheers

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Intern
Joined: 13 Jul 2011
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Concentration: General Management, Leadership
GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V37
WE: Information Technology (Investment Banking)
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26 Nov 2012, 05:33
ketan1605 wrote:
i am an international candidate who applied to Johnson's R1.. and i haven't heard back from them yet.. from more than a week, my application portal says 'under review by admission team'..
frankly speaking, should i start loosing hope?

From my last year's exp, they might send you an interview 2-3 days before ddl.

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Joined: 14 Jun 2010
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Concentration: Finance, International Business
Schools: Duke '15 (M)
WE: Investment Banking (Investment Banking)
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26 Nov 2012, 07:22
Throwing my hat in the ring. Submitting my application for Round 2 - Nov 28 - today or tomorrow.

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Status: Too close for missiles, switching to guns.
Joined: 23 Oct 2012
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Schools: Johnson (Cornell) - Class of 2015
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26 Nov 2012, 13:02
Too many cyber monday emails, not enough correspondence from Cornell. *sigh*
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26 Nov 2012, 13:40
CobraKai wrote:
Too many cyber monday emails, not enough correspondence from Cornell. *sigh*

Agreed, I've actually stopped checking today, too many emails...

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26 Nov 2012, 18:12
A little embarrassing of a question, but does Cornell interview all accepted applicants? I recall reading somewhere that some schools (Stanford comes to mind...) often don't even interview candidates, but just accept them outright. Is this true? The case with Cornell?

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26 Nov 2012, 21:14
PMBA wrote:
Hi everyone,

I've been a silent observer for sometime now.

I am based out of Mumbai, India, received an interview invite late last week, will be having a skype interview.

Hey PMBA

If your are done with your Johnson interview, can I request your to share your interview experience with us. It would be immensely helpful for the rest of us who are hoping to get a invite soon. Thanks in advance.

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Concentration: Marketing, Sustainability
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26 Nov 2012, 21:27
wi11iedigital wrote:
A little embarrassing of a question, but does Cornell interview all accepted applicants? I recall reading somewhere that some schools (Stanford comes to mind...) often don't even interview candidates, but just accept them outright. Is this true? The case with Cornell?

Hey wi11iedigital

Yes, Cornell does not give out an offer to any student without an interview. While Stanford did not do so up until 2005-06, it has followed suit since then (From what I know).

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