Dinged at Kellogg, end of my MBA application journey

Kellogg was the last school I was waiting on. It was definitely the best decision day I had in the sense that I did not feel there was a huge amount riding on the end result. As it happens, the result was a ding. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a tiny bit disappointed because hey everyone wants to feel wanted right! However, being completely honest, if given the choice I would have picked Tuck over Kellogg because I have visited Tuck and not Kellogg and just felt a real fit with the community there. This decision was the only outstanding thing to my confirming my place at Tuck. It feels like a weight off my shoulders now that my application journey is over and I am officially a Tuckie!

Final scorecard

  • HBS (R1) – Dinged w/o interview
  • Wharton (R1) – Dinged w/ interview
  • Booth (R1) – Dinged w/ interview
  • Tuck (November round) – Admitted w/ self-initiated interview
  • Kellogg (R2) – Dinged w/ interview

P.S. Accepted.com are running a free webinar for Class of 2017 applicants on Thursday, March 27th at 5:00pm PT / 8:00pm ET sign up at http://reports.accepted.com/get_accepted_in_2015

Full disclosure I did not use Accepted.com or any other admissions consultant. However they do offer a lot of useful (free) advice, so do take advantage of it and make your own mind up as to whether you feel you require the services of an admissions consultant.

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8 Responses to Dinged at Kellogg, end of my MBA application journey

  1. Ellie says:

    Oh well..same boat..except I don’t get to be at the class of 2016. BUT, Congratulations again…:) when does the moving start?

    • domotron says:

      Are you thinking of trying again later this year?
      I will move to Hanover mid-August and hopefully take part in a pre-term activity of some variety.

  2. knightmba says:

    Congratulations Domo. That was a fight well fought. I wish you all the best in Tuck, and make the best use of it.

    • domotron says:

      Thanks knightmba, it was a tough journey for sure. Hope you get some good news from Insead soon and get off that waitlist.

  3. DefyingGravity says:

    You are going to have an amazing two years at Tuck, Domo! It’s been your clear favorite for awhile.

    • domotron says:

      Thanks DF. I really do love Tuck so I am super happy that it worked out!
      Good luck with HBS today, you are having an amazing application season.

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