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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2008, 06:05
I'm submitting this afternoon. How many people are waiting until the last second tomorrow?
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2008, 06:15
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I'm submitting this afternoon. How many people are waiting until the last second tomorrow?


Guess thats me!!
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2008, 18:35
Ugh I'm scrambling to finish up my app.

Whats up with the 3pm deadlines?
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2008, 19:44
submitted! woo.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 03:34
chifootball wrote:
Hey guys,

I know MIT has said to keep the content of our essays to the past 3 years. Do you think they might be a little more lenient for the 4th essay? I was going to talk about what I learned from a challenging time (like some other schools ask about), but this experience is more like 8 years old. Since it's the optional essay I don't know if they will still want to hear about stuff from the last 3 years only, or if we can reach back further for this one.

Does anyone have thoughts on this or insight from talking to an Adcom member?

Thanks!


advice may be a bit late for round 1...but I had the same issue. Spoke to an adcom member who told me it was ok- as long as you can show significant lessons that you draw on today..it has to somehow tie in with the present.. make sure you tie it in strongly to how it has shaped who you are etc..for what its worth..i changed it to a more recent but less impressive story.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 03:36
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smkrn wrote:
I'm submitting this afternoon. How many people are waiting until the last second tomorrow?


Guess thats me!!


me too..brief panic with my recommender holidaying in turkey without access to email. he finally put it in late today..
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 06:08
submitted, I wish all the apps were like MITs. No BS.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 06:18
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submitted, I wish all the apps were like MITs. No BS.


Agreed. The essays were unique, to say the least, but I think the simple application was very nice. More spaces for job history would have been nice though.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 06:21
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terp26 wrote:
submitted, I wish all the apps were like MITs. No BS.


Agreed. The essays were unique, to say the least, but I think the simple application was very nice. More spaces for job history would have been nice though.


yea the simple application is what I meant. Well any highlights in your job you could include on your resume.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 08:31
Submitted, finally. I need a nap.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 08:37
side note: the admissions office folks are really nice. my computer froze when the cover leter was uploading and only partially uploaded - they let me just email it to them and added it to my app this morning. woo.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 09:30
since others were so nice to do it on some of the other boards.... went through here and the profiles page.

Round 1 - MIT Sloan

terp06
terp26
bostonsparky - Submitted 10/7
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rca215 - Submitted 10/26
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 09:54
Just submitted -- beat the deadline by just over an hour.

Did anybody see a way to get a pdf copy of your submitted app? I had the opportunity just before I put my CC# in but I didn't take it and now I don't see it as an option anywhere.

Sorry ... I'm a pack rat.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 12:37
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No problem - Just login at https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=mit-mba --> Click on the Print button at the bottom of the column to the left (just below 'Check Your Application') --> Choose HTML or PDF.

I had deferred my admit, and am matriculating at MIT Sloan in Fall 09. Looking forward to a big GMAT Club group.


Thank you for the tip. +1 kudos to you. :-D
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 13:25
Round 1 - MIT Sloan

ac8706 - submitted 10/27
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2008, 21:03
In for R1. Good luck everyone.
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2008, 18:57
Any insight on when interview invites will start to go out?


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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2008, 00:20
Add me to the Round 1 applicants. Submitted 1 hour before deadline!
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2008, 03:07
rca215 wrote:
Any insight on when interview invites will start to go out?


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man..it is wayy to early to be thinking of invites !
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Re: Calling all MIT Fall 2009 applicants! [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2008, 08:51
I am R1 applicant too, submitted early October. I know it is early to think about interviews but does anyone know from past years when are the invitations starting to go out? and also, if it is to get rejected, does MIT wait until February to let you know?
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