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# Yale SOM 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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25 Feb 2013, 07:03
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aerien wrote:
This is completely conjecture, but since in R1 the adcom took 2 weeks before the decision date to review apps and not hold any more interviews, working backwards for R2 would mean:

Decisions released: March 28
Last interview day: March 14*
So, last invites would go out by: February 28 (assuming they give you 2 weeks to schedule the interview)

It's possible they could go into early March depending on yield from R1 as well (deposits are due on March 1). I'm just a random person on the Internet guessing though....adcom could invite people all the way to March 28 if they wanted to!

As always, it's not over until it's over so keep hoping!

*Someone with a recent invite could tell when the last available day in the system is

As a WL applicant, I'm very much looking fwd to March 1st as well. Hopefully there will be some movement once they have a better idea of Rd1 yield!

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25 Feb 2013, 14:37
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I interviewed this past Friday with a very engaging and personable 2nd year. He made the experience enjoyable and fun for both parties. I have to say, though, it was a bit odd sitting in the room with like 20 other people waiting to be called to the gallows. As one person in the room put it, "It's like we are waiting for the Reaping."

So to the rest of those waiting, "MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR!!"
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25 Feb 2013, 19:30
Puyallup wrote:
I interviewed this past Friday with a very engaging and personable 2nd year. He made the experience enjoyable and fun for both parties. I have to say, though, it was a bit odd sitting in the room with like 20 other people waiting to be called to the gallows. As one person in the room put it, "It's like we are waiting for the Reaping."

So to the rest of those waiting, "MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR!!"

Agreed! I was in a room with a number of other applicants, and I was actually the very last person called... which was sort of nerve-wracking! That said, I truly appreciated the centralized, organized nature of things! Glad you had a fun interviewer! (Mine was a bit difficult...)

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26 Feb 2013, 05:41
Hi guys,

I had an interview this morning with Bruce Delmonico (his first interivew as part of his India interview tour).

Just wanted to know from the experienced Yalies on if there is a huge advantage to personally interviewing with Bruce as compared to say a 2nd year student? The interview itself went off well as we spoke more about my transitions and goals and professiona achievements.

Also, I am looking to move back to my family business to support my brother. Do you guys think it is fine to do so now after my interview or will there be questions on this and viewed unfavorably at the time of my admissions (hoping that there will be one).

Any help would be appreciated on this.

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26 Feb 2013, 10:44
It seems like the off-campus skype interviews are with admissions committee member. Does anyone know if this is always true? or can it be with a current student?

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26 Feb 2013, 11:24
mba20155 wrote:
It seems like the off-campus skype interviews are with admissions committee member. Does anyone know if this is always true? or can it be with a current student?

My Skype interview was with a 2nd year student about a month ago. I suppose it also depends on whether students are available in a given period or not (exams, breaks etc.).

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26 Feb 2013, 11:28
GPT55 wrote:
mba20155 wrote:
It seems like the off-campus skype interviews are with admissions committee member. Does anyone know if this is always true? or can it be with a current student?

My Skype interview was with a 2nd year student about a month ago. I suppose it also depends on whether students are available in a given period or not (exams, breaks etc.).

I see. thanks!

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26 Feb 2013, 13:37
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Long-time lurker, first post. I am a consortium applicant and today received notification of acceptance.

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26 Feb 2013, 14:03
coogikat1two wrote:
Long-time lurker, first post. I am a consortium applicant and today received notification of acceptance.

Congrats!
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26 Feb 2013, 14:40
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Got the call. ACCEPTED AT YALE! Then I thoroughly embarassed myself by yelling "oh shit" to the Adcom director for 3 minutes straight.

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26 Feb 2013, 17:10
rahulrg wrote:
I am looking to move back to my family business to support my brother. Do you guys think it is fine to do so now after my interview or will there be questions on this and viewed unfavorably at the time of my admissions (hoping that there will be one).

This is probably fine if you were to be admitted as long as you can explain it when it comes time for the background check, should they ask for updated information.

The only thing, imo, to be cautious about would be if you do not gain admission and matriculate to a school this year. Does working with your family business align with your long-term goals? Does it fit with your story/application for next year or the year after if you re-apply for your MBA? If so, then do it. If not, then you have some things to think about.
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27 Feb 2013, 10:22
I am applying to Yale in Round 3. Does anyone know what Yale really means when they say that "they look at all GMAT scores"?

Do they average scores or just see the trend etc. I have taken it few times (5+), so wondering if I should write an optional essay about it.
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27 Feb 2013, 11:56
Just had my interview today and it was overall a pleasant experience! Now I just have to be anxious until the decision day. good luck to everyone!

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27 Feb 2013, 20:49
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I am applying to Yale in Round 3. Does anyone know what Yale really means when they say that "they look at all GMAT scores"?

Do they average scores or just see the trend etc. I have taken it few times (5+), so wondering if I should write an optional essay about it.

From what I've heard they just see the trend -- hopefully yours went up

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27 Feb 2013, 21:23
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aerien wrote:
hailmary620 wrote:
I am applying to Yale in Round 3. Does anyone know what Yale really means when they say that "they look at all GMAT scores"?

Do they average scores or just see the trend etc. I have taken it few times (5+), so wondering if I should write an optional essay about it.

From what I've heard they just see the trend -- hopefully yours went up

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Yes, it did after half a dozen attempts . I should be GMACs most valuable customer.
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28 Feb 2013, 14:05
urarunner2 wrote:
Got the call. ACCEPTED AT YALE! Then I thoroughly embarassed myself by yelling "oh shit" to the Adcom director for 3 minutes straight.

haha, congrats!!

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28 Feb 2013, 19:01
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hailmary620 wrote:
aerien wrote:
hailmary620 wrote:
I am applying to Yale in Round 3. Does anyone know what Yale really means when they say that "they look at all GMAT scores"?

Do they average scores or just see the trend etc. I have taken it few times (5+), so wondering if I should write an optional essay about it.

From what I've heard they just see the trend -- hopefully yours went up

Posted from my mobile device

Yes, it did after half a dozen attempts . I should be GMACs most valuable customer.

Hey hailmary620, hilarious things happened to me when I was taking GMAT. GMAC mailed me after my test and told me that one question in Maths had been wrongly graded and my score will be 10 points higher. To "compensate" (which I don't think giving you a higher score was anything uncool), they offered me a free test. I took the test a month later (actually enjoying testing at GMAC w/o paying \$250), and got a higher score. If Yale views taking more than one GMAT as a killer, we could've been in the dead boat already... Btw, I haven't heard anything from Yale now so I have already viewed this as a lost cause.

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01 Mar 2013, 16:45
Ok guys, R1 deposit deadline was at noon ET today. Do we have anymore GmatClubbers matriculating?

Also, has anyone received confirmations about their deposit? I'd hate for something to go wrong and to get that scary "your offer has been rescinded" notice (like someone who missed the deadline did in the Columbia thread!)

Lastly, good luck to all the R2s and R1 waitlisters waiting to hear back! It's March now, so the clock is ticking!
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01 Mar 2013, 16:54
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aerien wrote:
Ok guys, R1 deposit deadline was at noon ET today. Do we have anymore GmatClubbers matriculating?

Also, has anyone received confirmations about their deposit? I'd hate for something to go wrong and to get that scary "your offer has been rescinded" notice (like someone who missed the deadline did in the Columbia thread!)

Lastly, good luck to all the R2s and R1 waitlisters waiting to hear back! It's March now, so the clock is ticking!

I got nervous about not receiving confirmation but then I saw it within my application update. If you log into the application you'll see that there are two letters from Bruce, one congratulating you and another letting you know that they're reserving your spot.

I forgot that today was R1's big day!
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01 Mar 2013, 17:18
machichi wrote:
aerien wrote:
Ok guys, R1 deposit deadline was at noon ET today. Do we have anymore GmatClubbers matriculating?

Also, has anyone received confirmations about their deposit? I'd hate for something to go wrong and to get that scary "your offer has been rescinded" notice (like someone who missed the deadline did in the Columbia thread!)

Lastly, good luck to all the R2s and R1 waitlisters waiting to hear back! It's March now, so the clock is ticking!

I got nervous about not receiving confirmation but then I saw it within my application update. If you log into the application you'll see that there are two letters from Bruce, one congratulating you and another letting you know that they're reserving your spot.

Ah! Got it -- thanks
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