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12 Jan 2012, 09:59
Congrats, Rswappy. Good luck all.

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12 Jan 2012, 10:14
congrats to those that heard this morning. anyone know if LGO send invites in more than one wave?
has anyone in the past heard from them after the interview fest?
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12 Jan 2012, 10:34
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!!!

All last week I was looking over my MIT essays and statement of objectives thinking how weak they were and how my more recent applications were much stronger now that I've gotten more practice at applying, I had kind of thought that with my lgo app there was little chance for me, especially since it was my first ever.

Today I saw the other two posts on the board about invites and my heart sank. I went to double check my email and and nothing. Checked the spam folder too.

I didn't have my hopes up too high, but LGO is by far my first pick. So I just kind of layed in bed surprisingly sadder than I thought I would be.

Then an email popped up on my phone!!!!!
Invite to an on-campus INTERVIEW!!!!

I was literally shaking so bad. I couldn't believe it.
Sorry about the long post, its just that It was the craziest sad-to-happy emotional explosion I've ever had in the span of 90 seconds

Remember, I'm a college senior!!! This is so crazy!
Congrats everyone!
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12 Jan 2012, 10:38
Congrats! I guess the emails are still going out.

iamvolitant wrote:
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!!!

All last week I was looking over my MIT essays and statement of objectives thinking how weak they were and how my more recent applications were much stronger now that I've gotten more practice at applying, I had kind of thought that with my lgo app there was little chance for me, especially since it was my first ever.

Today I saw the other two posts on the board about invites and my heart sank. I went to double check my email and and nothing. Checked the spam folder too.

I didn't have my hopes up too high, but LGO is by far my first pick. So I just kind of layed in bed surprisingly sadder than I thought I would be.

Then an email popped up on my phone!!!!!
Invite to an on-campus INTERVIEW!!!!

I was literally shaking so bad. I couldn't believe it.
Sorry about the long post, its just that It was the craziest sad-to-happy emotional explosion I've ever had in the span of 90 seconds

Remember, I'm a college senior!!! This is so crazy!
Congrats everyone!
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12 Jan 2012, 10:41
jassiinpublic wrote:
Congrats! I guess the emails are still going out.

Mine was 9:53 am MST if that helps
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12 Jan 2012, 10:43
Got an interview as well. Wasn't expecting to either--I applied to Sloan directly last year and got rejected without an interview invite. Since then, I focused much better on what I really want from an MBA, and got a few points better on my GMAT, but figured it was still a long shot. Still feel like a long shot (I'm not a great natural interviewer) but it's nice to know I at least got this far.

I'm don't come from an operations background per se, does anyone have any recommendations of good books, websites, periodicals etc. to bone up on stuff a bit ahead of time?

Also, interviews are Feb 3-6, I don't know if anyone else mentioned that yet.
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12 Jan 2012, 10:59
Sitting on my desk at work and refreshing my email is torture.

Ding it is then

Enjoy Boston guys. I might apply again next year.
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12 Jan 2012, 11:00
Congrats to everyone who got an interview... Yikes I feel dejavu all over, but I wont let this crappy feeling get the best of me until March 9 again. I will just put the forum aside and not check anything until the decision date. I will let you know if I got an interview though. hehe

Iamvolitant - congrats on your invite !! You are one of a kind being a college senior and all, from what I hear this doesnt happen to often. You must have impressed them very much and hopefully Don will give you the call when the time comes. Best of lucks!
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12 Jan 2012, 11:00
Just got an invite also!
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12 Jan 2012, 11:02
Ohh by the way , has any international (no permanent resident or citizen) gotten an invitation? Please post if you do. Maybe it will be like last year again and internationals will get calls at the very end.
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12 Jan 2012, 11:09
fsaq wrote:
Iamvolitant - congrats on your invite !! You are one of a kind being a college senior and all, from what I hear this doesnt happen to often. You must have impressed them very much and hopefully Don will give you the call when the time comes. Best of lucks!

Thanks fsaq,
I'm hoping you and I both get that call.
Keep hanging in there for the international/PR invites and keep us up to date
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12 Jan 2012, 11:48
Keep hopes up. I spoke with two current LGO students who said they typically do invites over a couple of days. Could be some tomorrow. I know that doesn't help, but good luck.
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12 Jan 2012, 11:57

I received an interview. I am not as excited as I should be, as I have been here before, but I am really excited about the opportunity to knock this interview out of the park. Who will be the 50?
Good luck to the rest of you. I hope all goes well.
Best,
PriceNation
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12 Jan 2012, 12:47
I got an interview invite at 10:58 CST. I'm a re-applicant. Hoping things work out better this year. Good luck everybody.
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12 Jan 2012, 13:27
Just out of curiosity, whats the subject of the email and who sends it?
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12 Jan 2012, 23:23
if anyone is wondering, I called the Cambridge Marriott and the "special MIT rate" is $189 a night for InterviewFest. or you can book online without a special rate or code it's$129 a night (non-refundable).
I'd like to couch surf, but will probably take the safe bet with the Marriott..
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13 Jan 2012, 08:59
iamvolitant wrote:
if anyone is wondering, I called the Cambridge Marriott and the "special MIT rate" is $189 a night for InterviewFest. or you can book online without a special rate or code it's$129 a night (non-refundable).
I'd like to couch surf, but will probably take the safe bet with the Marriott..

iamvolitant...where did you book the marriott that you got $129/night? I am seeing$249 on their website as the lowest.
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13 Jan 2012, 10:35
lgohopeful wrote:
iamvolitant wrote:
if anyone is wondering, I called the Cambridge Marriott and the "special MIT rate" is $189 a night for InterviewFest. or you can book online without a special rate or code it's$129 a night (non-refundable).
I'd like to couch surf, but will probably take the safe bet with the Marriott..

iamvolitant...where did you book the marriott that you got $129/night? I am seeing$249 on their website as the lowest.

make sure you're at the Boston Marriott Cambridge (i think this is the one thats right on campus)

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/b ... cambridge/
i checked for a stay from feb2-feb5 and it's still 129 as of this morning (no view, non refundable)

edit:
if you are only booking a thursday or monday night, then that might be the reason for different rates, i think if one of your nights includes a friday or saturday, the rates go way down
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13 Jan 2012, 11:00
iamvolitant wrote:
lgohopeful wrote:
iamvolitant wrote:
if anyone is wondering, I called the Cambridge Marriott and the "special MIT rate" is $189 a night for InterviewFest. or you can book online without a special rate or code it's$129 a night (non-refundable).
I'd like to couch surf, but will probably take the safe bet with the Marriott..

iamvolitant...where did you book the marriott that you got $129/night? I am seeing$249 on their website as the lowest.

make sure you're at the Boston Marriott Cambridge (i think this is the one thats right on campus)

i checked for a stay from feb2-feb5 and it's still 129 as of this morning (no view, non refundable)

edit:
if you are only booking a thursday or monday night, then that might be the reason for different rates, i think if one of your nights includes a friday or saturday, the rates go way down

Yeah, I think it's because I only need Thurs night, fortunately I can stay with my brother the rest of the weekend.
Thank you for the details though!! Good luck!
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14 Jan 2012, 12:33
Congrats everyone on the invites! Wish you all good luck...
I am an international, don't think anything is coming up for us before Feb.. fingers crossed
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