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# Cornell (Johnson) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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05 Jan 2013, 08:27
dreamchase wrote:
Okay. R1 people have got their results.
Let R2 begin.

Invited to interview last night. But the mail says to schedule the interview thru emailing.
So, do I propose a date and medium of interview ?
Every other school I interviewed with had a good available/occupied slot system on their website. How does Cornell work ?

Did you have the option to call? Best is to come up with dates that work for you and talk to a human being to lock down your date.
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06 Jan 2013, 12:32
How to answer "what other schools have you applied?" in interview? Anyone willing to share any thought? Thanks.

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06 Jan 2013, 12:52
ygyh wrote:
How to answer "what other schools have you applied?" in interview? Anyone willing to share any thought? Thanks.

I was pretty honest. He asked which schools I applied to, and where I was in the process. I didnt mention my denied app, and substituted that with a round 2 school I was looking at... I said I had been invited, and interviewed at Duke and was waiting to hear back from the other... I wouldn't worry too much... just make sure you tie your explanation of why you applied to those particular programs back to why you applied to johnson.

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06 Jan 2013, 13:13
highwyre237 wrote:
ygyh wrote:
How to answer "what other schools have you applied?" in interview? Anyone willing to share any thought? Thanks.

I was pretty honest. He asked which schools I applied to, and where I was in the process. I didnt mention my denied app, and substituted that with a round 2 school I was looking at... I said I had been invited, and interviewed at Duke and was waiting to hear back from the other... I wouldn't worry too much... just make sure you tie your explanation of why you applied to those particular programs back to why you applied to johnson.

Thank you so much. Congratulations on your admission.

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06 Jan 2013, 16:22
If you guys don't mind, can anyone share some of the interview questions they've got? Thanks!

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07 Jan 2013, 06:21
Any R2 applicants get interview invites yet? I understand they started reading the apps only on jan 2nd due to technical issues.

Posted from my mobile device

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07 Jan 2013, 17:42
I am an applicant from Canada. I am contemplating whether it will be worth to apply to Cornell in Round 3. Can anyone provide some helpful insight?

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07 Jan 2013, 18:05
cvsmech wrote:
I am an applicant from Canada. I am contemplating whether it will be worth to apply to Cornell in Round 3. Can anyone provide some helpful insight?

Without knowing anything else about you, I'd say yes - Cornell has 4 rounds so round 3 is still viable. Round 4 would be the round to avoid (other schools Round 3).
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08 Jan 2013, 04:57
saurabhpankaj wrote:
dreamchase wrote:
Okay. R1 people have got their results.
Let R2 begin.

Invited to interview last night. But the mail says to schedule the interview thru emailing.
So, do I propose a date and medium of interview ?
Every other school I interviewed with had a good available/occupied slot system on their website. How does Cornell work ?

Anyways, even after a few more invites I don't see any Indian getting in! Whats up this year? OR all the invited ones are non-existsent on the virtual space. Does any one know?

dreamchase - may be you will break the jinx!

It comes as a surprise, if it is the truth. I have always had a feeling that Cornell is much more India-friendly than many others.
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08 Jan 2013, 07:26
dreamchase wrote:
Okay. R1 people have got their results.
Let R2 begin.

Invited to interview last night. But the mail says to schedule the interview thru emailing.
So, do I propose a date and medium of interview ?
Every other school I interviewed with had a good available/occupied slot system on their website. How does Cornell work ?

Congrats on the invite. Out of curiosity, when did your application say "under review"

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08 Jan 2013, 07:43
Interviewed yesterday on-campus. Playing my answers to the questions in head my over and over again. The wait for the final decision this week (I am a 1st round applicant) is going to be brutal. If I get dinged, I hope they do it sooner rather than later and put me out of my misery earlier haha. Good luck to all the 2nd round applicants with interview invites!

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08 Jan 2013, 12:23
CobraKai wrote:
cvsmech wrote:
I am an applicant from Canada. I am contemplating whether it will be worth to apply to Cornell in Round 3. Can anyone provide some helpful insight?

Without knowing anything else about you, I'd say yes - Cornell has 4 rounds so round 3 is still viable. Round 4 would be the round to avoid (other schools Round 3).

My GMAT score is 730, GPA 3.22 in engineering, and 3.2 years of experience at matriculation.

Goal: Career switch.

I would like to apply but I wanna make sure that its worth it in Round 3.

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08 Jan 2013, 12:25
hselika wrote:
Any R2 applicants get interview invites yet? I understand they started reading the apps only on jan 2nd due to technical issues.

Posted from my mobile device

Nope, no word yet (I'm an R2 applicant). Considering how delayed they have been with their R1, I am not expecting any e-mails anytime soon.

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08 Jan 2013, 16:26
cvsmech wrote:

My GMAT score is 730, GPA 3.22 in engineering, and 3.2 years of experience at matriculation.

Goal: Career switch.

I would like to apply but I wanna make sure that its worth it in Round 3.

Like I said before, Round three is still viable for Johnson.

Generally the last Round at any school should be avoided. There will always be room for the strongest applicants in the final round, but for the merely competitive, your admission depends on the number and types of students who have accepted offers in the previous round. If they're short on your flavor, you may be in luck. If they have enough, an otherwise good application that could've been an admit earlier will most likely land in the ding pile.
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08 Jan 2013, 20:30
If you guys don't mind, can anyone share some of the interview questions they've got? Thanks!

Re. Anyone knows where to find this year's interview questions?

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08 Jan 2013, 22:05
lv76 wrote:
dreamchase wrote:
Okay. R1 people have got their results.
Let R2 begin.

Invited to interview last night. But the mail says to schedule the interview thru emailing.
So, do I propose a date and medium of interview ?
Every other school I interviewed with had a good available/occupied slot system on their website. How does Cornell work ?

Congrats on the invite. Out of curiosity, when did your application say "under review"

Sorry mate, never checked the application portal since I pressed 'submit' .
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09 Jan 2013, 13:07
So I noticed last night when I put my DJ save the date up on my fridge... It's the same weekend as my sister's wedding... damn.

Should I ask Johnson to move their date, or my sister to move her wedding?

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09 Jan 2013, 13:23
highwyre237 wrote:
So I noticed last night when I put my DJ save the date up on my fridge... It's the same weekend as my sister's wedding... damn.

Should I ask Johnson to move their date, or my sister to move her wedding?

Ask adcom if you can defer your Destination Johnson invite for next year, but still attend school this fall. Otherwise the wedding has got to move.

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09 Jan 2013, 13:49
Dbalks wrote:
highwyre237 wrote:
So I noticed last night when I put my DJ save the date up on my fridge... It's the same weekend as my sister's wedding... damn.

Should I ask Johnson to move their date, or my sister to move her wedding?

Ask adcom if you can defer your Destination Johnson invite for next year, but still attend school this fall. Otherwise the wedding has got to move.

Ooo or I could try to do both! I just have to convince them to have their events in the same place, and excuse myself to the bathroom frequently... And I thought watching re-runs of old 90s sitcoms was only useful for bar trivia!

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09 Jan 2013, 14:33
hselika wrote:
Any R2 applicants get interview invites yet? I understand they started reading the apps only on jan 2nd due to technical issues.

Posted from my mobile device

I got invited today. I'm international, so I will have the interview via Skype. Very nice to get the interview so quick.

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