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# Jones (Rice) Class of 2016 Calling all applicants!

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21 Dec 2013, 07:53
Anyone converted their 10-point GPA to a 4-point one as mandated by Jones school? I have a few questions...
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27 Dec 2013, 11:15
Hi

can anyone please elaborate on the process of GPA conversion to 4.0 point scale. Is it mandatory? The application instruction says evaluation recommended, what exactly is the evaluation? How much does it cost?
I am Indian applicant and did my engineering from NIT Kurkshetra. Can`t I get waiver for this conversion.
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06 Jan 2014, 22:27
prolic wrote:
Hi

can anyone please elaborate on the process of GPA conversion to 4.0 point scale. Is it mandatory? The application instruction says evaluation recommended, what exactly is the evaluation? How much does it cost?
I am Indian applicant and did my engineering from NIT Kurkshetra. Can`t I get waiver for this conversion.

The following is the email I got from adcom:

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The conversion of your GPA is not required but strongly recommended. The WES GPA conversion tool is not applicable to all institutions. It is because of this that we recommend having your documents evaluated by a third party evaluator.

You are welcome to submit your documents as is without and evaluation or GPA conversion. Please note that if the Admissions Committee has any doubt regarding your degree equivalency or GPA, you will be required to have a credential evaluation completed for admissions consideration.

If I can be of further assistance to you, please feel free to contact me.

Best Regards,
Paige

"

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06 Jan 2014, 23:13
gabriel1984 wrote:
The following is the email I got from adcom:

"
The conversion of your GPA is not required but strongly recommended. The WES GPA conversion tool is not applicable to all institutions. It is because of this that we recommend having your documents evaluated by a third party evaluator.

You are welcome to submit your documents as is without and evaluation or GPA conversion. Please note that if the Admissions Committee has any doubt regarding your degree equivalency or GPA, you will be required to have a credential evaluation completed for admissions consideration.

If I can be of further assistance to you, please feel free to contact me.

Best Regards,
Paige

"

On the other hand, Katie me to convert to a 4.0 scale using WES. Here's her reply:

"Please proceed with using the WES method of converting your GPA. This is the preferred method, and if we have any questions or need any clarification, we will be sure to get in touch with you. It is interesting that someone posted on the GMAT Club page that they were asked to submit their GPA without converting. I can guarantee that this instruction did not come from the Admissions Office."
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08 Jan 2014, 14:38
Got R2 interview invitation today. How quick...
Just wondering if they can give me admission quicker.
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09 Jan 2014, 19:04
gabriel1984 wrote:
Got R2 interview invitation today. How quick...
Just wondering if they can give me admission quicker.

Congratulations..... and All the best
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10 Jan 2014, 00:35
Got an interview invite today..I am an Indian applicant for R2 deadlines. Anyone scheduled their interviews??
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10 Jan 2014, 00:58
brethart999 wrote:
Got an interview invite today..I am an Indian applicant for R2 deadlines. Anyone scheduled their interviews??

Next Monday
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10 Jan 2014, 11:20
What all they ask in the interviews??
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10 Jan 2014, 20:31
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brethart999 wrote:
What all they ask in the interviews??

Hi!
I'm also an international applicant who applied in round 2.
My interview was today. It was fairly conversational and the interviewer did not ask any 'out of the box' questions. Below are some examples.

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12 Jan 2014, 16:39
What company does Rice use to conduct background check? What do they ask for?
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13 Jan 2014, 06:50
Does Rice give interview invitation on a rolling basis？I submitted on Jan 6 but still haven't heard anything from them. A friend of mine got the invitation last Friday so I am a bit nervous...
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13 Jan 2014, 15:10
Im an R2 applicant and just got invited to interview as well, Im so happy!

Does anybody have any tips for the interview?
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13 Jan 2014, 15:22
marialestate wrote:
Im an R2 applicant and just got invited to interview as well, Im so happy!

Does anybody have any tips for the interview?

Are you an international candidate or from the US?? I too got a call. scheduled it for jan 21st.
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13 Jan 2014, 15:54
brethart999 wrote:
marialestate wrote:
Im an R2 applicant and just got invited to interview as well, Im so happy!

Does anybody have any tips for the interview?

Are you an international candidate or from the US?? I too got a call. scheduled it for jan 21st.

I'm an international student, but haven't scheduled the interview!
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16 Jan 2014, 23:02
Received interview invite at 3:30am India time 17 Jan (GMT+5:30 timezone)!
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16 Jan 2014, 23:38
Got the invite as well !.. Good luck folks !..

Usually Second students interview rite ??
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16 Jan 2014, 23:54
count me in 2. Got an invite yesterday.
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20 Jan 2014, 14:32
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EnemyInside wrote:
Got the invite as well !.. Good luck folks !..

Usually Second students interview rite ??

Yeah, when I had my round 1 it was a second year student.

There were some good tips in earlier posts on this forum, but i will try and summarize:
1)Make sure that the message you conveyed in your application is clearly reiterated during the interview.
2)Be yourself and make sure that you really know why you need an MBA, why right now is the best time, and most importantly Why Rice.
3)I didn't (and haven't heard of anyone) have an interviewer ask any really oddball questions, and they really are trying to get the know the person behind the application.
4) Be ready to ask questions. I got some great candid feedback from my interviewer.

I am also local to the Houston area, so if you have any questions about H-town feel free to ask.
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