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# Kellogg 2012 - Calling All Waitlist Applicants

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06 Apr 2012, 16:07
Yesterday, I spoke with my WL manager and he said there was no need for corrections or additional information regarding my application. It is just a matter of (un)available postion.
He also said that there are little chances of receiving any news on April 16th (I must say I was disappointed at this point). But let's hope for the best!
Good luck everyone!

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07 Apr 2012, 09:24
cervieri wrote:
Yesterday, I spoke with my WL manager and he said there was no need for corrections or additional information regarding my application. It is just a matter of (un)available postion.
He also said that there are little chances of receiving any news on April 16th (I must say I was disappointed at this point). But let's hope for the best!
Good luck everyone!

What does "little chance" mean? She meant Everyone one has little chance or you?

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07 Apr 2012, 13:28
xiaxiaqin wrote:
cervieri wrote:
Yesterday, I spoke with my WL manager and he said there was no need for corrections or additional information regarding my application. It is just a matter of (un)available postion.
He also said that there are little chances of receiving any news on April 16th (I must say I was disappointed at this point). But let's hope for the best!
Good luck everyone!

What does "little chance" mean? She meant Everyone one has little chance or you?

In my understanding, he referred to all of us. He argued that many of those who have already received an offered will not make the decision before the deadline and thus few spots will be open on April 16th.
Sounds reasonable.

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07 Apr 2012, 15:09
Has everyone mostly been told to provide "updates" ? I was told by my WL manager to provide "any information I didn't include in my app but would like to add". Those seem like different things to me...this is kind of frustrating

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07 Apr 2012, 19:15
SOS1122 wrote:
Has everyone mostly been told to provide "updates" ? I was told by my WL manager to provide "any information I didn't include in my app but would like to add". ...

6 of one, half dozen of another..same thing...you can't possibly expect all WL managers to use the exact same words when speaking with every WL applicant..
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08 Apr 2012, 08:08
scorpionz wrote:
SOS1122 wrote:
Has everyone mostly been told to provide "updates" ? I was told by my WL manager to provide "any information I didn't include in my app but would like to add". ...

6 of one, half dozen of another..same thing...you can't possibly expect all WL managers to use the exact same words when speaking with every WL applicant..

That's a good point. My thinking was that an update is anything you've done since the application deadline. Things you didn't get to include in your app could be an EC from college or from say 2009. I suppose anything we send to them is helpful

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08 Apr 2012, 14:40
SOS1122 wrote:
scorpionz wrote:
SOS1122 wrote:
Has everyone mostly been told to provide "updates" ? I was told by my WL manager to provide "any information I didn't include in my app but would like to add". ...

6 of one, half dozen of another..same thing...you can't possibly expect all WL managers to use the exact same words when speaking with every WL applicant..

That's a good point. My thinking was that an update is anything you've done since the application deadline. Things you didn't get to include in your app could be an EC from college or from say 2009. I suppose anything we send to them is helpful

My WL contact said that I could send an update, such as a promotion, salary update, or any change in responsibilities.
I asked if more recommendation letters from alumni were welcome and he said they weren't.
So no update from my side, and the "little chance on April 16th" was also mentioned.

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09 Apr 2012, 10:53
socalledpremba wrote:
Jacksparrow1906 wrote:
AshForGMAT wrote:
Question for wailisted applicants...

Did anyone happen to call Kellogg Admisssions today? What information did the admissions office provide? Did they give any feedback or gave an indication what can be done to improve the chances?

Thanks,
Ash

I called and was given a point of contact for my application. I haven't had any more communication beyond that.

Same here. I talked with my contact and he told me there was nothing wrong with my app. It was just a matter of waiting to see how they would fill the spots.

Anyone has Y C as WL manager? Did you succeed to get in touch, seems she is too busy, didn't succeed so far, will drop her a mail.

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09 Apr 2012, 11:58
cymin wrote:
Anyone has Y C as WL manager? Did you succeed to get in touch, seems she is too busy, didn't succeed so far, will drop her a mail.

I do, and same result. Her voicemail said she was out last week, so I wasn't expecting a response anytime soon.

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09 Apr 2012, 16:40
Has anyone spoken with Waitlist Manager M.G.? I have not been able to reach this person as of yet -- was wondering if anyone else has had a similar or dissimilar experience.

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10 Apr 2012, 05:09
bertreynoldz wrote:
Has anyone spoken with Waitlist Manager M.G.? I have not been able to reach this person as of yet -- was wondering if anyone else has had a similar or dissimilar experience.

I spoke with MG last week.

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10 Apr 2012, 08:32
bertreynoldz wrote:
Has anyone spoken with Waitlist Manager M.G.? I have not been able to reach this person as of yet -- was wondering if anyone else has had a similar or dissimilar experience.

I left a voicemail with MG Monday April 2nd and have not heard back. I suppose I will email him today though I expect a communication along the lines of, "you're application is complete, you just need to be patient . . . "

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10 Apr 2012, 09:28
Have most people had a reply/thank you from the WL manager after they sent an update? I haven't heard anything

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10 Apr 2012, 09:40
visitorrr wrote:
bertreynoldz wrote:
Has anyone spoken with Waitlist Manager M.G.? I have not been able to reach this person as of yet -- was wondering if anyone else has had a similar or dissimilar experience.

I spoke with MG last week.

I spoke with him last week too

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10 Apr 2012, 09:45
SOS1122 wrote:
Have most people had a reply/thank you from the WL manager after they sent an update? I haven't heard anything

I got a thank you/confirmation when my WL manager received my update.

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10 Apr 2012, 10:35
futbolmundo wrote:
SOS1122 wrote:
Have most people had a reply/thank you from the WL manager after they sent an update? I haven't heard anything

I got a thank you/confirmation when my WL manager received my update.

Ok thanks. I'll call and follow up...I hate to be a pest but I don't want to mess anything up!

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10 Apr 2012, 10:49
I was lucky to get through to my WL manager the first time I called. I'm in the no-more-info-needed bucket but she encouraged me to send in an update by yesterday, which I did (I got a confirmation immediately). She said they are meeting this week to reevaluate the waitlisted folks against R3 applicants (deadline was last week).

I'm curious - was anyone here asked to provide specific information to the committee?

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10 Apr 2012, 10:56
healthcareguy wrote:
I was lucky to get through to my WL manager the first time I called. I'm in the no-more-info-needed bucket but she encouraged me to send in an update by yesterday, which I did (I got a confirmation immediately). She said they are meeting this week to reevaluate the waitlisted folks against R3 applicants (deadline was last week).

I'm curious - was anyone here asked to provide specific information to the committee?

I was encouraged to send an update by "early this week," which I'll send tonight.

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10 Apr 2012, 11:01
How many of us have been unable to reach their WL manager? It sounds as though these updates are due now/the first half of this week -- is anyone planning to submit without first speaking to their Manager?

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10 Apr 2012, 18:21
bertreynoldz wrote:
How many of us have been unable to reach their WL manager? It sounds as though these updates are due now/the first half of this week -- is anyone planning to submit without first speaking to their Manager?

My waitlist manager asked me to submit the update to her and then she replied saying that she has attached it to my original application. I would suggest to call the adcom again if you cannot reach your WL manager -- you never know if there is any additional info. they might need other than the update.

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