Category Archives: Ding

Summing up my application experience: Lucky to be a Tuckie

  Slight obscure reference in this gif: see Jimmy Fallon’s evolution of hip-hop dancing! This was first posted on GmatClub When After a somewhat tumultuous period at work, I wanted to answer the question “What’s next?”. I felt like … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Great Scott! It’s mid Jan…

It’s been over two week since I posted here (where did the time go) and there is a whole bunch of stuff to update on. Time is flying by this January for sure. Without further ado, the first thing is … Continue reading

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Ding #3 – Booth

Last Wednesday I heard back from my last R1 school, Booth. Unfortunately after a frustrating day of waiting by my phone and attempting to not incessantly check Gmatclub, all I received was radio silence. At the designated time I checked … Continue reading

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Ding #2 – Wharton

Wharton said thanks but no thanks. I honestly thought my team-based discussion and subsequent interview went well. I guess it may not have compensated for a somewhat marginal application in the first place. A real mixture of emotions at this … Continue reading

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Strike 1 in R1

So HBS R1 interview invites came and went on Wednesday. Unfortunately I was not fortunate enough to receive one. I am a slightly disappointed but strangely not as disappointed as the radio silence after the first wave. I guess the … Continue reading

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