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Princeton MFin Interviews Fall 2020

Finengg

Active Member
Hi all,


Does Princeton send out interview invites only once? Is everyone else rejected in silence ?

According to the posts here was only one wave of interview invites for round 1 this year...can anyone confirm this? Is Princeton still conducting/ sending out invites?

Any inputs will be helpful.
 

Prolici

New Member
There is barely any news/info regarding the interview within certain international student pools this year..
 

noether-skolem

Well-Known Member
C++
I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to email them about the possible second interview as I've gotten an admission offer from Columbia? I still have two weeks until the deposit deadline, and I don't want to give the wrong impression by inquiring about my application status.

Anyone in (or have been in) a similar situation? Would appreciate any advice.
 

Omegaitsme

Active Member
I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to email them about the possible second interview as I've gotten an admission offer from Columbia? I still have two weeks until the deposit deadline, and I don't want to give the wrong impression by inquiring about my application status.

Anyone in (or have been in) a similar situation? Would appreciate any advice.
Hey, I am in a similar situation but with respect to Columbia and NYU. My deposit deadline for NYU is in two weeks and I’ve still not gotten an interview invite/admit/admission update from Columbia (I’ve sent them the optional video in my application though). I was planning on emailing them and asking them to expedite the decision process, idk if I should.
 

noether-skolem

Well-Known Member
C++
Hey, I am in a similar situation but with respect to Columbia and NYU. My deposit deadline for NYU is in two weeks and I’ve still not gotten an interview invite/admit/admission update from Columbia (I’ve sent them the optional video in my application though). I was planning on emailing them and asking them to expedite the decision process, idk if I should.

Yeah I'm a bit worried of coming across as unpleasant, given how some other programs explicitly tell (and subsequently remind) us not to call/email them about application status.

Could you please tell what is the amount of deposit generally?

USD4k for Columbia.
 

pmlrjn

Member
Yeah I'm a bit worried of coming across as unpleasant, given how some other programs explicitly tell (and subsequently remind) us not to call/email them about application status.
I remember reading at NYU page that we should ask them if such a case happens, so I assume others should be ok too. Or at least they should be mad for a genuine reason.
 

astaab

Well-Known Member
C++
Python
During my interview, it was mentioned that they would be conducting first round interviews until February 20th. She then said second round interviews would be sent out but are not necessary for admission and mentioned that some current students did not do a second round interview. I was also told that I would hear before February 28th due to some schools tuition deposit dates. Hope this helps.
 

zzhangcl

New Member
During my interview, it was mentioned that they would be conducting first round interviews until February 20th. She then said second round interviews would be sent out but are not necessary for admission and mentioned that some current students did not do a second round interview. I was also told that I would hear before February 28th due to some schools tuition deposit dates. Hope this helps.
Can I ask when did you take the interview? Is it in Jan? Thanks!
 

zzhangcl

New Member
Just received a second-round interview, haven't had first-round yet - so I think 2nd round is really to make sure your career interests align with purpose of the program, I didn't do quant stuffs in my past experience
Thanks for your information! Can I ask when is your second-round interview scheduled? Thanks!
 

anaklusmos

New Member
Received 1st round yesterday, which is scheduled next week, and 2nd round interview today. I guess they are hurrying to catch up with the admission process.
 

davidzh

New Member
I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to email them about the possible second interview as I've gotten an admission offer from Columbia? I still have two weeks until the deposit deadline, and I don't want to give the wrong impression by inquiring about my application status.

Anyone in (or have been in) a similar situation? Would appreciate any advice.
Same here. I was told that the decision will not be out until first week of March and Columbia requires a deposit by Feb. 25th.
 

Sabah

Member
So I talked to a current student at Princeton and apparently Ms.Wendell has sent across a communication saying that if any candidate has an offer which has a deadline for the deposit before the April 15th, then they should request for an extension since most of the colleges have agreed on April 15th to be the deposit deadline.
 
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