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Wharton w/no $ vs. Columbia + $$$

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Hi all,

An update for those who may have been interested in this decision. I have decided to go with Wharton. The admit weekends definitely helped the decision - I really felt at home among current students and fellow admits at Wharton. And though I met a lot of people at Columbia whom I liked, I ultimately found Wharton to be a better fit.

And for those who are interested whether or not or if the fellowship was factored into my decision, I actually asked to be reconsidered for a fellowship at Wharton (it's something that everyone can do) and I ended up receiving a fellowship. So it does/can happen! Really, I had nothing to lose by asking.

Thank you to everyone for their comments and input on this decision!

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jwcardinal11 wrote:
Hi all,

An update for those who may have been interested in this decision. I have decided to go with Wharton. The admit weekends definitely helped the decision - I really felt at home among current students and fellow admits at Wharton. And though I met a lot of people at Columbia whom I liked, I ultimately found Wharton to be a better fit.

And for those who are interested whether or not or if the fellowship was factored into my decision, I actually asked to be reconsidered for a fellowship at Wharton (it's something that everyone can do) and I ended up receiving a fellowship. So it does/can happen! Really, I had nothing to lose by asking.

Thank you to everyone for their comments and input on this decision!



Congrats!
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jwcardinal11 wrote:
Hi all,

An update for those who may have been interested in this decision. I have decided to go with Wharton. The admit weekends definitely helped the decision - I really felt at home among current students and fellow admits at Wharton. And though I met a lot of people at Columbia whom I liked, I ultimately found Wharton to be a better fit.

And for those who are interested whether or not or if the fellowship was factored into my decision, I actually asked to be reconsidered for a fellowship at Wharton (it's something that everyone can do) and I ended up receiving a fellowship. So it does/can happen! Really, I had nothing to lose by asking.

Thank you to everyone for their comments and input on this decision!

I love a story with a happy ending. :)

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Congratulations - seems like a great ending indeed. Great that Wharton has assisted with the decision-making!
Congrats and have a great time!
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Great to hear things worked out perfectly for you in the end.

congratulations and have an amazing time at Wharton.

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