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# Haas (UC Berkeley) EWMBA 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: Haas (UC Berkeley) EWMBA 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink]

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03 Jun 2013, 08:38
InABubble wrote:
anyone know how difficult it is to pass the Data and Decisions course?

I'm in it now. The coursework isn't terrible, but the system they use for the homework and the final is pretty bad. It's not a bad class, just the technology they use gets in the way more often than not.

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03 Jun 2013, 08:41
calculas wrote:
Just got the call!! I am IN folks.

Good luck to all of you.

p.s - Holy crap can't believe it.

Congrats! I look forward to meeting you at the orientation in August.

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03 Jun 2013, 11:37
Thanks for the info... Could you please send me the link for the same..

packet82 wrote:
Fightitout wrote:
Congratulations to all the newly admitted students. I have created a new google group HAAS EWMBA 2013.

It would be great if you guys can join.

Thanks

FYI, I believe Haas has already set one up for the class.

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03 Jun 2013, 12:07
Fightitout wrote:
Thanks for the info... Could you please send me the link for the same..

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03 Jun 2013, 12:23
Congrats to those folks who got admitted. For folks like me who are planning to apply in 2014 can you help with my questions on the admissions. I have started a new forum for it. here is the link:

haas-success-stories-153739.html#p1232062
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03 Jun 2013, 13:55
packet82 wrote:
InABubble wrote:
anyone know how difficult it is to pass the Data and Decisions course?

I'm in it now. The coursework isn't terrible, but the system they use for the homework and the final is pretty bad. It's not a bad class, just the technology they use gets in the way more often than not.

Thanks Packet! You feel like everyone who is taking the course should get an "automatic" pass if they do all the work and study appropriately? I just don't want a brain fart during the final to ruin my chances of matriculating into Haas.

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03 Jun 2013, 15:21
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InABubble wrote:
packet82 wrote:
InABubble wrote:
anyone know how difficult it is to pass the Data and Decisions course?

I'm in it now. The coursework isn't terrible, but the system they use for the homework and the final is pretty bad. It's not a bad class, just the technology they use gets in the way more often than not.

Thanks Packet! You feel like everyone who is taking the course should get an "automatic" pass if they do all the work and study appropriately? I just don't want a brain fart during the final to ruin my chances of matriculating into Haas.

It's certainly not an automatic pass, but according to the professor, everyone passed last year.

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03 Jun 2013, 15:48
packet82 wrote:

It's certainly not an automatic pass, but according to the professor, everyone passed last year.

Thanks again!

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04 Jun 2013, 10:05
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R2 WL here - Denied Admission!
Profile : 710(Q48,V39);completed pre-reqs; 9 yrs WorkEx in IT Consulting; Female;Project Management; good extra curriculars!

Somehow, I'm unable to leave this pursuit and move on. I'm planning to apply next year with a bang!

Question to IT folks who got admission: How did you make your profiles diverse and special? Please share your stories and inspire us!

hey fremont. To answer your question, I would approach the problem differently. I'm also from an IT background and instead of trying to create a profile that was someone else, I tried to become the person they wanted to see; the profile would follow naturally.

when I finished my gmat in june 2012, I realized I was either too late or way too early for applying -- I applied for the class of 2016 and was accepted off waitlist in rd 2. In any case, I had about 6 months to boost my dreaded IT profile before applying. Here are the things I did:

- I joined a toastmasters club and within 3 months placed at a speech contest, took a high officer position, and chaired a big open house event. Right before I was accepted off the waitlist early 2013 I was nominated to be the area governor.
- I took extra responsibility at work and for the next review was given my biggest merit increase to date, this info I provided to adcom
- I followed my passion for bodybuilding and stepped onstage for the first time. I placed 1st in three categories and was invited to compete professionally in Reno (did not).
- I started volunteering (though I did not mention this at all in my application)

So all the things I did prove that you can achieve an incredible amount within a short span. With the exception of #3, you can argue took over 15 years, the others anyone could presumably start / finish before now and the next application season. And don't assume I'm some outspoken natural leader that can achieve goals easily. In fact I became that person because I knew that was a.) who I wanted to be b.) who I needed to be for business school

One of the things I did early on was take a hard look at myself even before I had the idea to apply. I looked at myself and asked "can you score over the 90th percentile on the gmat", and I said no. I knew I did not have the skills or the willpower to study for it. Over 6 months later and after getting over the GMAT hurdle, I took a hard look at myself again and asked "are you Haas material". I said no, not yet. and then I proceeded to build my leadership, character, whatever it took until finally I believed it myself.

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04 Jun 2013, 16:59

For waitlisted candidates, can we have a roll call?

I can see 5 waitlisted applicants in this forum.

aFerdC
plus2013
MBACLASS2013
matrix81
mutemath83

Anyone else out there in the limbo?

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04 Jun 2013, 17:14
MBACLASS2013 wrote:

For waitlisted candidates, can we have a roll call?

I can see 5 waitlisted applicants in this forum.

aFerdC
plus2013
MBACLASS2013
matrix81
mutemath83

Anyone else out there in the limbo?

Yes, count me in. Found this thread very late. Applied in R3 and waitlisted. Cleared Stats waiver exam June 1st.

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04 Jun 2013, 17:27
Also, can candidates with multiple admits and plans to pursue other opportunities also drop a one liner here.

This will help us waitlisted souls estimate our slim chances.

I know this does not sound a very encouraging way to get into the program but alas we aren't left with other choices!

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04 Jun 2013, 22:27
Sat wrote:
MBACLASS2013 wrote:

For waitlisted candidates, can we have a roll call?

I can see 5 waitlisted applicants in this forum.

aFerdC
plus2013
MBACLASS2013
matrix81
mutemath83

Anyone else out there in the limbo?

Yes, count me in. Found this thread very late. Applied in R3 and waitlisted. Cleared Stats waiver exam June 1st.

Me too. Applied R3 and waitlisted.

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15 Jun 2013, 12:01
plus2013 wrote:
Hey guys, I'm a R1 applicant, and was just waitlisted for the 3rd time.

That is brutal, almost makes me feel somewhat okay with get denied now rather than waitlisted one more time and eventually denied. There can't be many spots left.

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15 Jun 2013, 13:04
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plus2013 wrote:
Hey guys, I'm a R1 applicant, and was just waitlisted for the 3rd time.

That is brutal, almost makes me feel somewhat okay with get denied now rather than waitlisted one more time and eventually denied. There can't be many spots left.

Yeah, I can't imagine there are a whole lot of spots at this point. If Haas is the place for you, I'd be working on a re-application for the fall and trying to strengthen any weak areas. You may get in this year, but I wouldn't be counting on it.

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24 Jun 2013, 14:22
Anyone know when the feedback sessions will take place? From a skim of last year's forum, it appears they happened in July. I'm gone most of the month of July on personal and work travel, and want to make sure I have an opportunity to get feedback.

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01 Jul 2013, 19:48
Sat wrote:
MBACLASS2013 wrote:

For waitlisted candidates, can we have a roll call?

I can see 5 waitlisted applicants in this forum.

aFerdC
plus2013
MBACLASS2013
matrix81
mutemath83

Anyone else out there in the limbo?

Yes, count me in. Found this thread very late. Applied in R3 and waitlisted. Cleared Stats waiver exam June 1st.

Got off the waitlist last week. Good luck to all on waitlist!!! I hope some more spots open up and I see you guys during orientation.

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01 Jul 2013, 20:06
Sat wrote:
Sat wrote:
MBACLASS2013 wrote:

For waitlisted candidates, can we have a roll call?

I can see 5 waitlisted applicants in this forum.

aFerdC
plus2013
MBACLASS2013
matrix81
mutemath83

Anyone else out there in the limbo?

Yes, count me in. Found this thread very late. Applied in R3 and waitlisted. Cleared Stats waiver exam June 1st.

Got off the waitlist last week. Good luck to all on waitlist!!! I hope some more spots open up and I see you guys during orientation.

Congrats! See you in august.

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05 Jul 2013, 12:35
Officially dinged today after 8 months of wait
Good luck to waitlisters...and admitted students. Enjoy the program .. !!

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Officially dinged today after 8 months of wait
Good luck to waitlisters...and admitted students. Enjoy the program .. !!

Tough luck MBACLASS2013! I can sort of relate to it!

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