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# Harvard 2013 (HBS) - Calling All Applicants

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Intern
Joined: 03 Dec 2011
Posts: 34
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 750 Q V
GPA: 3.9
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 12

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05 Dec 2012, 09:04
So, we're 7 days out from decision day. How will you all celebrate if accepted?
Intern
Joined: 24 Sep 2012
Posts: 31
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GRE 1: 329 Q164 V165
GPA: 3.74
WE: Asset Management (Other)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 15 [1] , given: 24

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05 Dec 2012, 09:05
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schroedes wrote:
So, we're 7 days out from decision day. How will you all celebrate if accepted?

DRINK .. it has been a long year ...
Intern
Joined: 28 Nov 2012
Posts: 27
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 4

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05 Dec 2012, 09:10
daltcap wrote:
schroedes wrote:
So, we're 7 days out from decision day. How will you all celebrate if accepted?

DRINK .. it has been a long year ...

I have my company xmas party that Friday... it'll be drinking in celebration or drinking to drown my sorrows...
Intern
Joined: 25 Sep 2012
Posts: 21
Location: Brazil
Concentration: General Management
GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42
GPA: 3.47
WE: Operations (Consumer Products)
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 1

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05 Dec 2012, 09:16
My work Xmas party is exactly on dec 12th! Hopefully it's a "sign"!

Exactly one week to go, 7 days, or 168 hours....

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Manager
Joined: 23 Aug 2012
Posts: 84
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q48 V40
GPA: 3.18
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Pharmaceuticals and Biotech)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 67 [0], given: 12

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05 Dec 2012, 09:24
daltcap wrote:
schroedes wrote:
So, we're 7 days out from decision day. How will you all celebrate if accepted?

DRINK .. it has been a long year ...

I'm trying to decide if I'll even be functioning enough to get myself to work on Wednesday. My office does not know that I'm applying and I'm sure I'll either be distraught (better to be at home) or so excited that I can't contain it (also better to be at home).

If accepted, I'm promptly going out to get a nice bottle of champagne and toast myself on exceeding even my wildest expectations.

I agree daltcap - it's been a long year. A very long year.
Intern
Status: Waiting
Joined: 13 Nov 2012
Posts: 38
Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship, Finance
GMAT 1: 790 Q V
GPA: 3.2
WE: Corporate Finance (Other)
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 20 [2] , given: 22

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05 Dec 2012, 11:06
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If accepted I am going to skip work and go day time drinking, movie, a nice dinner and then night time drinking

If rejected just day time drinking haha
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Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 14 [1] , given: 4

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05 Dec 2012, 11:09
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DreamerfromPQ wrote:
If accepted I am going to skip work and go day time drinking, movie, a nice dinner and then night time drinking

If rejected just day time drinking haha

For the daytime movie I'd recommend Flight or Killing Them Softly... both were siiiicckkkk
Manager
Joined: 12 May 2012
Posts: 81
Location: United States
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: HBS '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 720 Q49 V39
GPA: 3.2
WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 51

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05 Dec 2012, 12:39
*sigh* I will be in the middle of a week-long business trip to rural Kentucky - when the email comes out I will be driving through the woods, trapped in a car with my boss...
Intern
Joined: 03 Dec 2011
Posts: 34
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 750 Q V
GPA: 3.9
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 12

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05 Dec 2012, 12:45
hunterashmore wrote:
*sigh* I will be in the middle of a week-long business trip to rural Kentucky - when the email comes out I will be driving through the woods, trapped in a car with my boss...

Sounds like the beginning of a slasher flick right there.

If accepted, I'm going to celebrate by getting a nice massage. It'll finally be time to de-stress after 7+ months.
Intern
Joined: 20 Aug 2011
Posts: 15
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

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05 Dec 2012, 17:43
schroedes wrote:
So, we're 7 days out from decision day. How will you all celebrate if accepted?

I'll be in the field and won't know right away!! Horrible timing.

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Manager
Joined: 23 Aug 2012
Posts: 84
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q48 V40
GPA: 3.18
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Pharmaceuticals and Biotech)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 67 [0], given: 12

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05 Dec 2012, 23:02
hunterashmore wrote:
*sigh* I will be in the middle of a week-long business trip to rural Kentucky - when the email comes out I will be driving through the woods, trapped in a car with my boss...

Where in rural KY? Just curious. My family is from there and aunts/uncles live there. I'm now in NJ/NY area, but still travel at the holidays.
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Joined: 12 May 2012
Posts: 81
Location: United States
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Strategy
Schools: HBS '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 720 Q49 V39
GPA: 3.2
WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 51

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06 Dec 2012, 09:44
esdykes wrote:
hunterashmore wrote:
*sigh* I will be in the middle of a week-long business trip to rural Kentucky - when the email comes out I will be driving through the woods, trapped in a car with my boss...

Where in rural KY? Just curious. My family is from there and aunts/uncles live there. I'm now in NJ/NY area, but still travel at the holidays.

Flying in to Lexington and staying in that area for a day, then driving over to Morehead and down to Hazard, then over to Bowling Green and Leichtfield areas before flying out from Nashville. It is going to be a busy week with the most miles I have ever put on a rental car at one time!

I'm from the rural South and used to towns that are little more than a caution light....but my boss, he has never been there and has lived in SoCal his whole life (other than when he attended Booth)....I think the culture shock will be fun to watch
Manager
Joined: 23 Aug 2012
Posts: 84
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q48 V40
GPA: 3.18
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Pharmaceuticals and Biotech)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 67 [0], given: 12

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06 Dec 2012, 09:46
hunterashmore wrote:
esdykes wrote:
hunterashmore wrote:
*sigh* I will be in the middle of a week-long business trip to rural Kentucky - when the email comes out I will be driving through the woods, trapped in a car with my boss...

Where in rural KY? Just curious. My family is from there and aunts/uncles live there. I'm now in NJ/NY area, but still travel at the holidays.

Flying in to Lexington and staying in that area for a day, then driving over to Morehead and down to Hazard, then over to Bowling Green and Leichtfield areas before flying out from Nashville. It is going to be a busy week with the most miles I have ever put on a rental car at one time!

I'm from the rural South and used to towns that are little more than a caution light....but my boss, he has never been there and has lived in SoCal his whole life (other than when he attended Booth)....I think the culture shock will be fun to watch

You'll be right in the same area as my family!

Haha - yes - I think culture shock is putting it lightly for some of those areas. Should be a fun time!
Intern
Joined: 06 May 2012
Posts: 10
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 760 Q48 V46
GPA: 3.9
WE: Project Management (Real Estate)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 1

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06 Dec 2012, 18:04
Well, submitted for Round 2.
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Joined: 07 Dec 2012
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Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 1

710 GMAT Q 45/V 42 [#permalink]

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07 Dec 2012, 03:07
So I'm in an odd situation. I'm a science major at a top 3 Ivy league school (HYP) and I'm applying to HBS 2+2. I took the GMAT cold (no time to prepare) and got this wacky result...not sure how I bombed the quantitative section and aced the verbal, if anything I would've expected the opposite. 2 questions:

1. Is this good enough, combined with a 3.5+ GPA, to be stat-worthy of a school like HBS, without being someone famous?

2. Should I consider either re-taking for a 750+ or trying the GRE one last time before the final round of apps?

Any feedback would be appreciated.
Intern
Joined: 24 Sep 2012
Posts: 31
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GRE 1: 329 Q164 V165
GPA: 3.74
WE: Asset Management (Other)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 24

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07 Dec 2012, 06:44
Five Days Left! Does anyone know what exactly happens on the Notification Date? Obviously login and get decision - but do calls come that afternoon or later in the week?
Manager
Joined: 23 Aug 2012
Posts: 84
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q48 V40
GPA: 3.18
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Pharmaceuticals and Biotech)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 67 [2] , given: 12

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07 Dec 2012, 08:39
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I'm going to try my best to be calm and relaxed all weekend - decorate for Christmas, bake, wrap presents... basically, anything other than obsess over Wednesday.

I fear for Monday & Tuesday... 48 hours will never pass so slowly.
Intern
Joined: 03 Dec 2011
Posts: 34
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance
GMAT 1: 750 Q V
GPA: 3.9
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 12

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07 Dec 2012, 08:45
daltcap wrote:
Five Days Left! Does anyone know what exactly happens on the Notification Date? Obviously login and get decision - but do calls come that afternoon or later in the week?

At 12pm eastern, you'll get an email that says to check your status on applyyourself. If admitted, you should get a call within a week from someone on the admissions committee or a current student.
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Posts: 27
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09 Dec 2012, 10:41
Sooo...... how's everyone enjoying their weekends?

I'm ready for some monday night football and watching the pats stomp on houston!!

Posted from my mobile device
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Joined: 23 Aug 2012
Posts: 84
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q48 V40
GPA: 3.18
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Pharmaceuticals and Biotech)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 67 [1] , given: 12

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09 Dec 2012, 13:14
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ugeman229 wrote:
Sooo...... how's everyone enjoying their weekends?

I'm ready for some monday night football and watching the pats stomp on houston!!

Posted from my mobile device

Hail to the redskins!!
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