UCLA MBA Admits Never Received Links to Get SIR or SLR

Sorry about the title, but I tried to make it as close to what I had put into Google when I was in this situation.  This is kind of a trivial post, but I’ve gotten enough emails about the subject that I thought I might as well write one to resolve future inquiries.

As a lot of UCLA MBA admits including myself have experienced, the process of submitting your SIR (Statement of Intent to Register) and SLR (Statement of Legal Residency) has been somewhat unclear.  While everything you need to complete the process is technically there, the communication between the MBA Admissions and Graduate Division offices hasn’t been totally in sync.

The first place where everyone should start is the MBA admit Master Checklist.  Here you’ll see that it clearly states that you’ll receive links to submit the SIR and SLR along with your formal offer letter.

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How to Save $5,000 on Your MBA Tuition

Just go to school in California as a resident.  😉

I don’t think they’ve finalized the actual residential discount, but I’ve heard that it will be at least $5,000.  The process of proving your residency in California is a bit cumbersome.  The registration office sent me a list of required documents, based off of the information I had submitted before:

  • Driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration
  • Year old rental lease
  • 2010 Tax Return
  • 2009 Tax Return
  • 2010 W2’s
  • 2009 W2’s
  • Latest Pay Stub
  • Confirmation letter from payroll manager
  • Bank Statement with CA address

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Business School Spam

When you sign up for the GMAT and during the actual GMAT exam itself, you are presented the option to sign up for the GMAC mailing list.  I forget the actual terminology, but it says something like: “Do you want business schools to send you information about their programs and potential scholarships?”  “Scholarships” being the … Read more

Along Came a Moth

Please bear in mind, this is a Friday post written at 1 in the morning.  Feel free to stop reading now. So it’s 1 am and I’m going through the “Fractions Decimals Percents” (FDP) section of the Official Guide problems.  I was doing really well, and I had a streak of about 20 OG questions … Read more

Problems When Switching Over From Money to Quicken: Part 1

Before I made the switch over from Money to Quicken, I had heard a number of horror stories about people who had already gone through the process.  Everything from computer crashes and forced reboots to complete file corruption and loss of data.  You always have to take all of these with a grain of salt … Read more