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Re: Ask IMD Admissions [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2014, 21:46
Hello Mark,

Thank you for your feedbacks. I am applying for the August 1st cycle for IMD.

I seek certain clarity with regards to my profile. Could you possibly suggest on the recruitment process for my situation?

I have a total of 8 yrs of IT exp with decent career progression. However, during these years, I also established my own retail firm to work in parallel, went bankrupt there, again started another service oriented firm of my own; and have been successfully running it for past three years.

I have a passion to take my own firm forward in future but it is still not at a stage of replacing my day-time IT job.

- Now, if I have to report my career progression; will IMD only considers my IT job profile? or will it also allow for a parallel (part-time) job as a legitimate job experience as well? or does this comes under extracurricular activity?

Looking forward for your advice. Thank you!
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Re: Ask IMD Admissions [#permalink] New post 14 Jul 2014, 06:51
Hi,

It will depend how much time you spend running your firm. If it’s just something you do at weekends, like a hobby, then it would go under extracurricular activity. If it’s something that you do regularly during the week and provides you a regular salary, then it would go under your career.

Hope this is clear, if not, please send us an email (mbainfo[at]imd.org) or give us a call (+41 21 618 02 98).

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Re: Ask IMD Admissions [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2014, 08:02
Hi Mark,
I have sent email with queries to MBA office on 3 separate occasions, but haven't received any reply apart from the auto generated response. While few of my queries got resolved through other means, I still have open issues that need official clarification. I would really appreciate if these can be responded as soon as possible, or else I would miss the deadline of August 1, 2014.
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We have a backlog this week because of summer holidays .
We should be able to address all request by Monday.
Thank you for your understanding.

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Re: Ask IMD Admissions [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2014, 05:05
imdadmissions wrote:
Hi,

We have a backlog this week because of summer holidays .
We should be able to address all request by Monday.
Thank you for your understanding.

Mark


Thanks for the feedback, Mark. Hope you had a refreshing break!
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MGMAT 3 : 700 89% (Q48 76%, V37 82%) IR - 5.06 (4-6)
MGMAT 4 : 710 92% (Q48 76%, V38 84%) [highlight]IR - 3.8 (3-5)
GMATPrep 1 : 720 94% (Q50 90%, V38 84%) IR - 7 (81%)
MGMAT 5 : 740 97% (Q51 97%, V40 90%) IR - 4.29 (4-5)
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