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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2011, 20:23
I have been reading other blogs about LGO and now I have an impressions that it is almost impossible for international students to get it. But when I visited the Ambassadors day, there were quiet number of international aspirants. And from the chat I had with the students, I never got an impression that it would be tough for international students.
Now I am confused. Was it a bad decision to apply LGO?
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 06:30
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SK84, it seems that the number of international applicants has been increasing in the past years. This year there were about 5 internationals while the year before that only about 3. While you can morally sink yourself by reading and reading statistics, you have to realize that someone will actually get one of those spots and it could be you......
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Best of luck SK84, and you made the right choice in submitting your application if this program is what you want and desire.


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If you want the LGO, SK84, then you made the right decision in applying. Good luck to you!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:26
Interview requests have started trickling out!

Just got mine in the email about 10 mins ago. First time posting, but figured everyone else was on the edge of their seats the past few days like me.

Good luck everyone!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:29
Just got mine as well, phew that was a nerve wreckin couple of days.

Best of luck to all!

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:37
Congratulations to all invitees

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:39
At what exact time did you guys receive your email? I just want to figure out if it is a mass email or they are being sent one by one. Thanks and cogratulations to you guys!!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:39
Got mine too. Good luck to everyone on the interviews.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:43
I just got my invite at 8:12 A.M. Mountain Standard Time this morning. Good luck to all.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:47
Mine was 10:09 EST

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 07:53
Got mine too! fsaq - got mine at 9:12am CST.

I'm so excited about another chance to go to Boston and being one step closer in the process!

Anyone know which day they are going to go yet?

Also, to others who haven't gotten an invite yet, Leah said that they are still evaluating applications and may invite candidates to interview through March 7, 2011.

SO excited!!!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:03
Hi everyone. I just got an invite too. 9:07 CST. I haven't decided when I want to go yet, though.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:04
going by the times it looks like a mass email...
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:25
No email. What a drag. I think if you're not in that mass-email chances get slim but who knows.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:35
Im so sad right now that it took me about 10 mins to tie my shoes. Good luck to everyone who got invites, you all are very very lucky and congratulations. If accepted, you will have one of the best experiences of your lifetime and many doors will open for you.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:41
dont lose hope fsaq.. maybe there are more invites coming.. well lets just hope
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:43
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Jesus, Im so sad right now that it took me about 10 mins to tie my shoes. Good luck to everyone who got invites, you all are very very lucky and congratulations. If accepted, you will have one of the best experiences of your lifetime and many doors will open for you.


I would not worry too much if I were you. We were all wrong about the date the invitations were sent because we were going on info from years before, and we may be wrong also following last year's model that "chances get slim if you don't get it in the first shot". It seems like the people on the admissions committee are completely different from years past.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 08:58
I agree with gurakshun, even in last year's thread the initial batch of interviews went out in a few days and not all on the same day, so don't give up hope yet!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 09:36
Got my email at 10:08am EST

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 09:44
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2011, 12:42
Congrats to everyone who received interview invitation.

I am also a first-year LGO, so please let me know how I can help :)

For those who did not get invitations, don't worry. Although I am not at all associated with the admission process, I do know people in my class were getting invitations even in February.

Good luck!
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