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# Calling all Ross 2010 applicants!

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19 Nov 2009, 18:52
I just had on campus interview yesterday and overall, I thought it went fairly well

It was with a 2 year MBA student and the overall tone was relaxed. He took extensive notes but also interacted with me and asked follow up questions. It lasted roughly 30 minutes.

The main 6 questions he asked were:

-Walk through resume
-Why MBA
-Why Ross
-Why now
-Why would your peers want you as a classmate
-What clubs I would participate in

Now the wait begins…
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19 Nov 2009, 20:00
Any comments on Ross's Rd-1 result: when it starts releasing the result? Does it send the result on the decision day (i.e 15 jan this year) or the result goes on the rolling basis.
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19 Nov 2009, 20:43
billyjeans wrote:
Question for essay #1, do you have to answer the question in the order it is asked? Or can you write one 500 words essay to address all the subquestions?

I think the important thing is to answer each part clearly and not muddle them up together... They shud clearly be able to see that u have answered each one of their ques. Though the order shouldn't matter but I wud prefer to stick to it coz the order, I believe, makes sense.
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19 Nov 2009, 20:45
Unhedged and dv450 - congrats!! looks like the final hurdle is over for u guyz... hope i can make it to ann arbor too
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19 Nov 2009, 20:47
Ari123 wrote:
Any comments on Ross's Rd-1 result: when it starts releasing the result? Does it send the result on the decision day (i.e 15 jan this year) or the result goes on the rolling basis.

Last year, they started giving out calls on 12th jan and continued till 14th. Those who had to check online were either waitlisted or dinged... There might be exceptions though.
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20 Nov 2009, 07:56
Hello,

Just got the interview call! Have to schedule and complete the alumni interview by 9th Dec.
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20 Nov 2009, 09:30
wawa12 wrote:
GoBruins wrote:
First Page Updated! Please let me know if I miss any status.

Add my name too for round1 .. Thanks
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20 Nov 2009, 09:40
Hello,

Just got the interview call! Have to schedule and complete the alumni interview by 9th Dec.

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20 Nov 2009, 17:13
Hi
Any more interview invites?
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20 Nov 2009, 18:59
ramang wrote:
wawa12 wrote:
GoBruins wrote:
First Page Updated! Please let me know if I miss any status.

Add my name too for round1 .. Thanks

Hello,

Profile: M/Asian/Energy/3 years WE
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20 Nov 2009, 21:47
Finished off my Ross interview. Fairly standard stuff.

Describe Yourself?
Current Job Role and Responsibilities
Major Achievements at job
why MBA? Why Ross?
why now?
Professional Situation when i screwed up completely
LT/ST goals

Focused a lot on Why Ross apart from MAP, Action Based Learning, Wolverine fund.
the interviewer is an entrepreneur and runs his own shop. so when i said Ross coz of Action Based Learning, he asked me to use that and tell him few things missing/ nor proper in his office.

Overall the exp was great and the interview was completely conversational

Best of luck to guys interviewing and for those waiting for the calls.
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24 Nov 2009, 07:36
have any of u guys interviewed with an alumni on east coast - if yes where?
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24 Nov 2009, 13:19
For the roll-call, I applied in R1. Received an interview invite on 10/26...
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24 Nov 2009, 19:54
A quick question:

Did anyone whose toefl is less than 100 get interview invitation?
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25 Nov 2009, 13:05
I guess I am the only one still waiting. I thought my application was strong enough to at least get an invite. This is hard!
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25 Nov 2009, 14:10
hi! great topic!

Last edited by mbaseek12 on 09 Dec 2009, 07:06, edited 1 time in total.
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28 Nov 2009, 06:38
for essay 3 can my alternate profession be a charitable cause which would pro-bono and not a paid career really?
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28 Nov 2009, 09:02
for essay 3 can my alternate profession be a charitable cause which would pro-bono and not a paid career really?

That should be fine.
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28 Nov 2009, 13:51
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As you're considering what makes Ross unique, I wanted to let you know about the Social Venture Fund, a new addition to the other two student-run venture capital funds on campus (Wolverine Venture Fund and Frankel Commercialization Fund).

The SvF just launched and will invest in socially-driven for-profit enterprises. The SvF wants to demonstrate that mission-driven companies can both be profitable and provide transformative solutions to societal needs. The goal of SvF is to create a marketplace for social impact investing and educate the next generation of business leaders to invest in and manage innovative, profitable, and sustainable enterprises.

The SvF is the only student-run fund of its kind though there are other student-run funds that invest in non-profits or provide microfinancing. All 3 funds at Ross count as course credit and accept applicants at the beginning of the year and sometimes mid-year. You can read about the fund here - http://www.zli.bus.umich.edu/vc_pe/svf_overview.asp. If you have more questions about SvF, feel free to PM me.
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28 Nov 2009, 21:07
peaceyall wrote:
As you're considering what makes Ross unique, I wanted to let you know about the Social Venture Fund, a new addition to the other two student-run venture capital funds on campus (Wolverine Venture Fund and Frankel Commercialization Fund).

The SvF just launched and will invest in socially-driven for-profit enterprises. The SvF wants to demonstrate that mission-driven companies can both be profitable and provide transformative solutions to societal needs. The goal of SvF is to create a marketplace for social impact investing and educate the next generation of business leaders to invest in and manage innovative, profitable, and sustainable enterprises.

The SvF is the only student-run fund of its kind though there are other student-run funds that invest in non-profits or provide microfinancing. All 3 funds at Ross count as course credit and accept applicants at the beginning of the year and sometimes mid-year. You can read about the fund here - http://www.zli.bus.umich.edu/vc_pe/svf_overview.asp. If you have more questions about SvF, feel free to PM me.

+1 for your thoughtfulness... And being a part of a socially driven for-profit enterprise myself, I really like Ross for its social conscious...
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