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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2011, 17:20
International means you are nether a citizen nor permanent resident. Wether you live and work in the US makes no difference. I am currently working in the US with a visa and since I am not a permanent resident I am considered international. Hope this helps.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 13:11
I did not receive an interview invite, but I was just informed of a new promotion at work...Is there a way to report this to the adcom?
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 13:23
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I did not receive an interview invite, but I was just informed of a new promotion at work...Is there a way to report this to the adcom?


Hey Randompattern, I just recently received a promotion as well (after submitting my application) and I emailed Leah with an updated resume attached, informing her of my recent promotion.

That should be all it takes.

Congrats!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 13:24
Thanks, I'll do that
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 18:43
drats no invite yet. I'm sure it's cause of work experience (only 3 years at time of matriculation) but never know.

Best of luck to the rest of you and we'll see if something comes up sooner or later.

On a side note, if any of the current LGO fellows have seen any procurement professionals in the current program, do you mind providing some insight into their work experience background or any other pertinent information? I just want to see how I compare and see what I can do to enhance my candidacy.

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 18:51
were there any invites today?
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 10 Jan 2011, 19:21
I believe the LGO application only requires 2 years of full-time work experience. With 3 years, you are right in the ball park and it is really quality over quantity.

For this year's class, we have people from product development, military, IT, software, manufacturing, and finance etc...It is a really diverse group in terms of numbers of experience and background.

And by procurement, do you mean you are already working in supply chain? For me, I come from mechanical engineering and product design and I am focusing on supply chain in engineering systems.


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drats no invite yet. I'm sure it's cause of work experience (only 3 years at time of matriculation) but never know.

Best of luck to the rest of you and we'll see if something comes up sooner or later.

On a side note, if any of the current LGO fellows have seen any procurement professionals in the current program, do you mind providing some insight into their work experience background or any other pertinent information? I just want to see how I compare and see what I can do to enhance my candidacy.

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2011, 10:42
I got an interview invite today at 7.18AM (Pacific). The dates are 28th Jan or 31st Jan. Needless to say, I am very excited.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2011, 11:00
Congrats atidude.can you give us some details about your profile?
Are you a international applicant or a US citizen?

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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2011, 11:12
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2011, 07:31
Can anyone tell me whether the interviewer is an adcom and are they the same as the full-time MBA adcom?
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2011, 00:40
hi

I was interviewed by an interviewer from the Sloan side of the admission office. I am pretty sure it is the same as the full-time MBA program at Sloan.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2011, 14:18
Hello all. First time posting. Attending January 28 interview and bowling (in Cambridge?!) on January 29. Thrilled for the invite.

Education: Physics/Math from large state university
Work: 3 years in finance, specifically a technical subset of energy trading
Currently: Traveling past 6 months, flying into Boston specifically for LGO interview. I am a US Citizen but asked to interview from Asia - was told I had to come in to MIT.
LGO Interest: ESD Energy/Sustainability with focus on development and deployment of large scale clean tech

Questions:
1) Does anyone have specific recommendations on where to live. I'd like to be within walking distance or easy T distance of class. Should I be looking for managed properties or a sublease?

2) Are the "first round" invitees the ones they really want and thus we have a better shot of admission?

3) I'm curious about the "merit scholarships to outstanding applicants" mentioned on the Financial Information LGO page. Does receipt of one of those depend upon the interview more than anything else, or is it about objective numbers/specific interests of applicant. How many students receive extra funding?
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2011, 16:06
Thanks JZD for your reply.

Can you elaborate a bit on the Product Management career post LGO? I saw that career track on the LGO website along with the Supply Chain Management and Operations Management.

Which partner companies recruit for product management role?
How many LGO fellows opt for product management career?

Thanks!
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2011, 16:15
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Thanks JZD for your reply.

Can you elaborate a bit on the Product Management career post LGO? I saw that career track on the LGO website along with the Supply Chain Management and Operations Management.

Which partner companies recruit for product management role?
How many LGO fellows opt for product management career?

Thanks!


I've been in product management for the past 4 years or so. I love it. I tried positioning myself in this role in applying to LGO, but I have yet to get an interview invite. But that's probably more due to my low GPA than anything else...
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2011, 16:32
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Hello all. First time posting. Attending January 28 interview and bowling (in Cambridge?!) on January 29. Thrilled for the invite.

Education: Physics/Math from large state university
Work: 3 years in finance, specifically a technical subset of energy trading
Currently: Traveling past 6 months, flying into Boston specifically for LGO interview. I am a US Citizen but asked to interview from Asia - was told I had to come in to MIT.
LGO Interest: ESD Energy/Sustainability with focus on development and deployment of large scale clean tech

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1) Does anyone have specific recommendations on where to live. I'd like to be within walking distance or easy T distance of class. Should I be looking for managed properties or a sublease?

2) Are the "first round" invitees the ones they really want and thus we have a better shot of admission?

3) I'm curious about the "merit scholarships to outstanding applicants" mentioned on the Financial Information LGO page. Does receipt of one of those depend upon the interview more than anything else, or is it about objective numbers/specific interests of applicant. How many students receive extra funding?


With regards to your second point -

Looking through this thread, it looks like the majority (70 to 80%?) of applicants received an interview invite, not counting international applicants who usually have a different timeline. According to the statistics, apparently nearly 100 applicants come by for interviewfest, and let's add 10-20 who are invited after. Then, is the interview invite really that selective? Or are GMATclubbers just more highly qualified than the rest? 8-)
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 12:15
Hi all,

There seems to be a consensus on the thread that very few (if any) international applicants are invited to interview in the first call. Does anyone have an idea of when interviews are extended to international applicants?

Many thanks,
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 13:02
http://gmatclub.com/forum/mit-lgo-fellow-applicant-for-lgo-program-starting-in-88783-60.html

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Check the link above, it is the thread for the LGO applicants who started in June 2010. Click on the 4th page of the thread and in there, you will see that there was a wave of invitations for International Applicants sent out on the 21st of January. If this holds true, then this friday or this upcomming monday, some international invites could be extended.

Also, look through the thread (URL above) for username "LGOgirl." She is an international student and got an invite for interview on the first wave with most of the applicants. She got it through the mail. I assume that there might have been more international applicants who got invited to interviewfest on the first wave, but I was also told that most international applicants admitted did not go to Interviewfest (Most meaning 4 out of 5).

Because of this, I strongly believe that most international admits do not go to Interviewfest. Also, I am speculating too much about the dates. This year seems to be different than the past two or three and thus, a wave of invites comming this friday or monday may not happen. They will come later.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 23:51
Thanks fsaq, very useful.
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Re: 2011 MIT Sloan Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) thread [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2011, 06:05
i guess if we don't hear anything this week, (for domestic) then probably it is all over.
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