missionmba on February 3rd, 2009

Just completed a telephonic interview with Tuck. (I apped in EA round, was waitlisted and then they wrote back saying that they would like to interview me) The interview was very generic. There were no surprises. It wasn’t a blind interview. I believe she had my full application in front of her or at least, […]

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missionmba on January 17th, 2009

Well, in case the title made you assume that I have some good news to share, then Iam sorry for that. It’s just that finally I have decided that I am not going for any plan B (as discussed in this post ) at least for this year. For some schools that I was considering, […]

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missionmba on December 20th, 2008

After much thought and careful consideration, the admissions committee has decided to place your name on the waiting list for admission to the Tuck Class of 2011. Since Tuck puts very few people on the waitlist, you should view this as a positive response to your application. Well.. with no interview call, I was not […]

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missionmba on November 16th, 2008

A couple of regular readers of this blog have dropped me mails asking me for the updates at my end. I agree that I was missing in action for quite some time. The reason for this is that there has been no significant update on the apping or result front for me since my last […]

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missionmba on October 15th, 2008

Finally managed to submit my first B-school application of the season.. Recommendations submitted too..  Had to some some major changes in the essays and resume over last 2 days.. Content was mostly frozen for both. Editted for language in the essays and formatting for resume. I am overall quite satisfied with the final effort and I […]

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missionmba on October 10th, 2008

Last week has been a week of confusion for me.. I was forced to drop Darden off my list  due to uncertainty surrounding the availbility of a no-cosigner loan. I had some insightful inputs from Touch, ahembeea and Achyu , which forced me to rethink my decision.  Touch brought forward a very valid point of requesting a […]

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missionmba on September 27th, 2008

A big update from my side:: I’m pushing Ross to R2. For the last few days, I had been swamped with work at office, some events on the extra-curricular front and then, of course, MBA apps. I was finding it tough to manage Ross and Tuck together. For Tuck,I am relatively in quite advanced stage and I’m […]

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missionmba on September 20th, 2008

As I said in the last post, I had sent my essays to my reviewers: a couple of friends, a senior from college-days and one of my recommenders. The reviews have started coming in and they vary greatly in response. 🙂 Reviewer 1 really liked my essays.. He has reviewed a number of essays in […]

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missionmba on September 14th, 2008

FInally, my first set of drafts for my first school are ready.. Exceeded the personal deadline set by myself by a day, but still I’m happy that at last, I’ve some thing ready.. I’ve sent these essays to my reviewers:: two of my close college-friends and one of my recommenders. Have also written to a […]

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missionmba on September 10th, 2008

/* Changing the title of the post in an attempt to make more Fuqua aspirants aware of the situation and hoping for some knowlegable guy to clear the confusion ASAP */ Speed of time == 5 seconds/second!! Now this is what I’m feeling these days!! Time is running out so fast.. It feels like yesterday, when I was […]

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