Tuesday, January 15, 2008

'Waitlisted' at Ross!

Finally, i heard something from the school to which i submitted my first application

Today 01/15 was the decision date for Ross and somewhere deep down i knew that i would be waitlisted. I knew for sure that i would not be dinged directly. I always believed in the quality of application i submitted. Although i also knew that the quality of application i submitted for Ross was considerably different from what i submitted for Stern. This was mainly because Stern was my last application and thus i had more time to work on this one and by the time i started writing Stern application, i was already experienced in writing apps :)

Now i know how long this waiting game can be.

I know i can convert this to 'admit'. I will need to put a strategy in place for this.And i really need some guidance from all you guys out there. The moment, i saw my waitlist decision, I knew i can rely on all the people from this blogosphere in order to convert this to 'admit'.

Any help and suggestions are really appreciated.

34 comments:

oopsagain said...

congrats (its better than a ding)!
all the best for ur WL strategy - i wish i cud give insights, but no experience

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Anonymous said...

Congrats on Ross waitlist - its better than ding.

I got waitlisted @ Cornell and the school is offering feedback on strengthening my app. Do you know if Ross offers such feedback to waitlisted candidates?

Did you visit Ross before interviewing?

Achilles said...

@anonymous

hey Ross is not offering that kind of a feedback. Though there are some general set of guidelines.

So you mind sharing inputs from your Cornel feedback?

no, i didn't visit Ross anytime...will it help now?

Also, most probably i will be given a promotion by my company in March, so i am really waiting for that to come as it will greatly boost my chances...

Achilles said...

@oops

Thanks opps for the wishes!! you are always there to help and i will certainly ask for you when i need some insights...i hope you will share your insights

Achilles said...

@m@

thanks for the link..it seems to be useful...

Yepsee said...

Hey,

First of all congratulations. I wish you convert this into an admit. I too have been WL at Ross, that too without any interview (I am not a reapplicant).

Yepsee said...

I am withdrawing from the waitlist. Have made a decision to attend Tuck. Yes, I am on pagalguy too. :-)

All the best with your waitlist at Ross and hope you get in at all the schools.

Anonymous said...

hey Achilles,

Could you finally convert it to an Admit?
I am a waitlisted candidate for R-2, 2010 and any insights from you would be extremely helpful.

Thanks.

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