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# Fuqua(Duke) Class of 2016: Calling all Waitlisted applicants

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22 Dec 2013, 21:29
Sign me up for R1. Thank you.
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24 Dec 2013, 08:59
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26 Dec 2013, 13:48
Another R1 waitlister reporting for duty.
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02 Jan 2014, 10:04
Stay strong everyone!
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08 Jan 2014, 09:25
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Just FYI, I sent an email a few days ago asking if they are willing to provide any feedback about what aspect of my application made me get placed on the waitlist. Got this answer back:

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Thank you for your email and for your interest to remain on the waitlist. Unfortunately, I am unable to give feedback to any students after the decisions have been released. Here is a link to an article one of my teammates wrote on tips for applicants on the waitlist:
http://blogs.fuqua.duke.edu/duke-mba/gu ... pplicants/

application-processing@fuqua.duke.edu and they will add that material to your file. I apologize again for the inconvenience!
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13 Jan 2014, 13:43
Add me to R1 wait list..Really hope I can convert it. Any feedbacks on Duke Fuqua wait list?
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21 Jan 2014, 14:22
has anyone sent any additional information? I am struggling to write stuff especially since my Why Duke essay I listed every possible reason why Duke was the place for me ... a friend of mine who was a R1 waitlist, never sent any update and got converted in R2. He advised me not to send anything unless it well and truly added value to the application....im finding it hard to follow his advice but also hard to write an update email....
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21 Jan 2014, 14:54
sword87 wrote:
has anyone sent any additional information? I am struggling to write stuff especially since my Why Duke essay I listed every possible reason why Duke was the place for me ... a friend of mine who was a R1 waitlist, never sent any update and got converted in R2. He advised me not to send anything unless it well and truly added value to the application....im finding it hard to follow his advice but also hard to write an update email....

I'm in the same boat...I feel like I need to do something to help my candidacy but I haven't retaken the GMAT, taken any additional courses, had a promotion, etc. I'm not sure that any of those are really viable options for me at this point.
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21 Jan 2014, 15:15
I can't imagine that not sending an update/note will be the golden ticket to admission. I am willing to bet the friend that was admitted in R2 without sending anything was admitted based on the comparable statistics of the R2 applicants. Adcoms look for a student's desire to attend the school as well as academic/professional merits, and letting Fuqua know you want in can't hurt you at this point in the game. I am waitlisted at another school and the adcom recommend 2-4 updates over the course of the (indeterminate) waitlist period. Although I haven't sent anything to either school at the moment, it will happen soon.
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21 Jan 2014, 15:19
I have probably lost a little bit of my desire after going all out for Fuqua and Sloan and being WL at both. With Ross in the bag, I guess I have to question whether I would choose Fuqua over Ross in the first place.... that decision itself has left me 50/50. The only upside is that it costs zero to send an update letter but it does take up valuable time...

aaahhh the confusions of simply applying to B schoools!!
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28 Jan 2014, 13:45
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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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31 Jan 2014, 13:21
Ah man, I was busy during the webinar today...is it archived somewhere?
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31 Jan 2014, 13:55
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Ah man, I was busy during the webinar today...is it archived somewhere?

The recording be available shortly.
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03 Feb 2014, 13:38
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25 Feb 2014, 12:53
Anyone sent updates to the admissions office? If so, did you get any feedback?
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26 Feb 2014, 12:13
Anyone sent updates to the admissions office? If so, did you get any feedback?

I sent an update. No feedback on it - just that it was being added to my folder.
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07 Mar 2014, 06:04
Well here we are again. I swore I wouldn't torture myself again by checking gmatclub like a crazy woman today. It only took 3 minutes to break that promise!

Good luck to all you other waitlisters
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12 Mar 2014, 12:14
Has anyone of you been waitlisted without an interview?
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12 Mar 2014, 12:16
Just to kill time till tomorrow, does anyone know how big is the waitlist?
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13 Mar 2014, 11:52
Does anyone know what we should expect if we don't get the call today? Any update at all on the SISS site? Or no action?
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