We know, we know, we know. Ending up on the waitlist sux. We prefer to see it as glass-half-FULL, however we realize that most people who get put on the waitlist think it’s a horrible thing and they’re totally depressed and they feel like it’s a rejection. (Earth to Applicant: It’s not.) We’ve had a…
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Nice post. It'll be really helpful if you can post tips or comments to handle all the pressure that comes as a result of being 'waitlist'ed
go running, bake up a storm to feed your friends who supported you during your application or you didn't meet because of your application, decorate your room…
i like shopping best..:D
@Classof1, not sure why the waitlist is more of a pressure-cooker than any other part of this process, but… ever try meditation? 😉
Your snarkness, I believe you wanted to link to this post: http://mbablogs.anderson.ucla.edu/mba_admissions/2012/02/waitlist-guidelines.html instead of the mid-January update one! Sorry to be a pain, just wanted to make sure people get the right info. Also, feel free to delete this comment once you've made the change.
OMG you're right DanaJ – updated now, thanks so much for pointing that out!!!
Useful advice on handling the wait from a current Duke student: http://blogs.fuqua.duke.edu/duke-mba/dds19/2012/02/16/what-to-do-while-you-wait-for-your-admissions-decision/