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# What Schools are you planning to Visit this fall?

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What Schools are you planning to Visit this fall? [#permalink]

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26 Aug 2007, 12:38
I am planning to visit:

Kellogg
McComb
Georgetown
Maybe Tepper again- went to women's weekend last year

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26 Aug 2007, 12:48
Berekely, UCLA, Michigan, Chicago, Harvard.

Going to do it in one week if the scheduling works out (it seems to be). That will be a crazy week of living on airplanes.
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26 Aug 2007, 12:50
Chicago trip to visit Kellogg and GSB
Trip to NYC to visit NYU sometime after R1 but before R2.

Then day trips to Dartmouth and to MIT.
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26 Aug 2007, 12:50
I'm planning on going to Chicago's September 28th event, but I might be sent out of the country for work. We'll see how that goes.

I'll visit Wharton and Ross after the R1 apps are submitted.
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26 Aug 2007, 13:02
R1 schools
Visit done for UC Berkeley.Will be visiting HBS, MIT and Ross in one crazy week in september.

R2 Schools
Will probably visit Wharton. Donno for sure. UCLA is just a 1 hour plane ride away.
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26 Aug 2007, 13:08
Visited Chicago and UCLA.

Planning Columbia and NYU in mid September (will attend Columbia's session on September 6 at LA)

No plans to visit Cornell - too far out to visit the campus.
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26 Aug 2007, 13:32
MIT and Chicago in the last week of sept

Wharton in first week of Oct
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26 Aug 2007, 13:58
Not sure. I don't have the time or money to visit anything further than a couple hour drive....so I'll probably be able to visit Yale, the Boston area schools, maybe Tuck or Cornell
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26 Aug 2007, 14:21
Might I suggest: If you dont have the funds for hotels or rental cars to team up with memeber and try to schedule visits during the same time. Also contact members are school groups that you plan to be apart of and ask them if they would host you for a night in exchange for dinner or coffee. Also they may need to visit your city during job or internship searches and need a place to stay. Make a new friend
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26 Aug 2007, 14:43
It's not really the lodging that's a problem, I have lots of friends all around the US and could probably find a place to crash, it's more the transportation. I can manage driving an hour or two, but driving further, or having to fly, would be difficult for me with my financial situation right now.

Also, I just started a new job a week ago and don't have any accrued vacation time, and don't want to ask for a bunch of time off the week I start.

Most of the colleges I'm interested in are fairly close though, it'd just be Chicago/Kellogg, Haas, and Duke that would be difficult.
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26 Aug 2007, 15:14
JJanders, flights to chicago on Southwest right now are very cheap. My wife and i got round trip tickets for 275 (total for both of us). Hotels on the other hand are expensive if you have decent standards and what to stay in the Loop area.

For anyone considering Tuck it is a easy to get to for anyone within driving distance but for anyone who plans to fly there a rental car is pretty much a requirement. Also don't fly to Boston, aim for Manchester, its a lot closer and a much easier airport to get in and out of. The end of September through much of October is also going to be an expensive time to visit if you plan on spending a night or two. Its peak volliage season so all the leaf peepers are up in the area. Though its probably one of the nicest times of year to visit.
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26 Aug 2007, 15:56
Haas: Visited already, and will visit ad nauseum in a few weeks time.

Stanford: Visited, but will do the same as Haas.

UCLA: Will visit 9/19, 9/21, and 10/8, hopefully meeting up with some students/alum around those weekends too.

Kellogg: Dilemma... might not have the chance to visit at all before I submit R1. Will try to visit first week of November on my way to a conference in the South. Otherwise, a student said he got in without visiting, and told me that if I talk to enough students and alum (whom he'll refer to me), and go to the Kellogg San Francisco infosession, I should be ok.

Anyone have better suggestions for Kellogg? Was looking at plane tickets from SF, $330 was the cheapest, leaving 6am on a Saturday in September and coming back 9am the next day... not sure if$330+hotel+car rental is worth a 1 day visit, when school is not in session.

October won't work because I'm visiting UCLA one weekend, have a conference the other weekend, and then boom, Kellogg apps are due...
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26 Aug 2007, 17:34
I have already visited Stanford. I am planning to choose my R2 schools based on my 10 days long trip to the east coast, when I am going to visit Columbia and Wharton (I am applying to both in R1), and Harvard, MIT, Tuck and Yale. A very tough schedule, I know! And if we get time, then my wife may want to informally visit NYU.
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27 Aug 2007, 18:58
I plan to visit Tepper, McDonough, and GW...perhaps Wharton though I'm not really serious about applying there.
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27 Aug 2007, 20:43
mNeo, are you going to the STanford class visits and lunch with students?
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27 Aug 2007, 21:18
Stern : Done , will attend the Diversity event in October if i get the invite

Yale : School/Class visit on Sep 17 - Fellow clubbers buzz me if you r planning to attend on the same day

Columbia : Planning to visit during October

Darden : Open House during October

May be Chicago later during R2......
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27 Aug 2007, 21:29
kryzak wrote:
mNeo, are you going to the STanford class visits and lunch with students?

Yeah, on 15th Oct. When are you (If you haven't already)?
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27 Aug 2007, 21:49
Classes on the 9th, Lunch and Tour on the 19th (yeah, cutting it close). Probably won't add anything to my essays from the Lunch and tour since I'll be talking to students and hopefully hanging out with them before that date. It's just a formality to get my name in the admissions office.
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28 Aug 2007, 08:15
Could any one the bay area californians tell me the best way to get from the Berkeley area to Stanford without a car? Is there any light rail or anything I can take (I don't know how far BART goes)? If it is impossible, I guess I might have to rent a car, but I'd rather not.
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28 Aug 2007, 08:35
bherronp: It'll take you roughly 2.5 hours and \$10. There are two ways, but I'm only going to tell you the easier way.

Are you going on a week day?

From Berkeley:
- take the BART to Millbrae. Depending on which day you take it, you may need to transfer at MacArthur Station. So take any train from Berkeley that goes towards Fremont, San Francisco, or Pleasanton. At MacArthur, the parallel train should be on the other side of the platform (and tons of people running between the two trains), and make sure you get on the train to Millbrae.

- Once at Millbrae, get off, go through the BART gates towards the other set of tracks (don't go upstairs). That's the CalTrain area. Buy a ticket from the zone Millbrae is in (2 I believe) to the zone Palo Alto is in (Zone 4 I believe).

- Once the Train reaches Palo Alto, look for the Stanford "Marguerite" busses. They only run on weekdays. That will take you to various points on campus.

BTW, when are you coming?
28 Aug 2007, 08:35

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