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26 Nov 2011, 00:21
Congrats s1000 for interview call.

Further to last post , can u tell me when did u complete your application , i mean by which date u applied ?, so we can try to workout some trend for interview calls.

Others may contribute their experience and interactions for the expected date of interview calls
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26 Nov 2011, 00:24
i sent app off one week before deadline. i think i heard back from them saying they're going to interview me at the end of nov or beg of dec maybe in the second week of waiting. got the official email this week.
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26 Nov 2011, 01:16
thanks s1000.

Please share your profile for the benefit of all
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26 Nov 2011, 17:38
s1000 wrote:
Ian, when's yours?

Hi s1000, mine is on December 6th.

Profile updated in the roll call
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me too. profile updated on roll call
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27 Nov 2011, 01:26
I do not think that this metric is available outside admissions, but I could ask. I think the best bet is just to see how you stack up against the class profiles (avg. GMAT, yrs experience, etc.) and also be prepared for the interview as discussed earlier in the thread.

Better than looking at a admissions acceptance ratio, that doesn't say much about the school or how to prepare for the interview.

Hope that helps and will ask around regarding the ratio, if even available.

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Hi mstansfield,

Thanks very much for your insight.

Do you have any idea as to how many application do they receive in the first round of application ? i can understand that no official or accurate figs can be found out, but if you could give a rough idea of no of students applying to HKUST in the first round

Second, i read somewhere that 3:10 is the selection to no of applicants ratio, how true it could be ?
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01 Dec 2011, 09:26
Seems rather dead in here! Has anyone had their interviews yet? I'm curious as to how people are going on with their applications.
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02 Dec 2011, 18:55
any more updates ??
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05 Dec 2011, 11:39
Hi all,

I am applying to HKUST MBA in second round.
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07 Dec 2011, 00:38
Thank you very much for the info. I got an interview invite on Nov 25, and the Skype interview is going to take place on Dec 9. I will prepare well for the interview and see how it goes. Cheers to everyone who is interviewing this week!

mstansfield wrote:
ignus99,

Hope all is well.

I am a current student in my first year at HKUST. The interview is a discussion around your background and future career goals. There is one round of interviews, either by Skype or in person here in HK, where you will likely speak with a professor/dean and admissions.

The questions to be expected are 'Why an MBA?', 'What are your goals after the MBA?' 'How does the MBA help you with achieving your career goals?'. All three of these questions are important not just for the interview, but for you to rationalize for yourself why you are getting an MBA.

Last bit of advice is know the school and what it represents, namely global vision, leadership and a Asia/China focus.

Hope that helps and let me know if you have anymore question about the process or the school.
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07 Dec 2011, 14:10
good luck!

has anyone who had an interview heard back from hkust?
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08 Dec 2011, 21:03
I have also received an interview call. Actually, I have two interviews on the same day but different time slots. let's see...I am pretty excited about it.
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08 Dec 2011, 21:29
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I have also received an interview call. Actually, I have two interviews on the same day but different time slots. let's see...I am pretty excited about it.

Awesome! Two interviews on the same day can be pretty overwhelming though. Both via Skype?
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08 Dec 2011, 21:45
Yes..I hope it is a good sign in itself....
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Finished my interview today! It has two sessions and lasted about one and half hour in total. The first one is about potential whereas the second one is about motivation and background. I have to say that I am not sure how I did in the first one but I definitely did well in the second one.
Keep my fingers crossed and hope for the best!

A little about my profile:
GMAT: 690
GPA: 3.34 (Boston University)
3 years work experience in the US and China

Good luck to all!

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15 Dec 2011, 05:30
Submitted for R2. Fingers crossed now.

All the best everyone.
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21 Dec 2011, 11:18
Yay......got it..........Just got accepttance offer.........HKUST here I come........Best of luck to all of you......
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21 Dec 2011, 21:03
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Yay......got it..........Just got accepttance offer.........HKUST here I come........Best of luck to all of you......

Congrats! I got an offer too. I will see you in HK. Where are you now?
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21 Dec 2011, 21:10
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West Coast, USA

Nice, buddy. I'm in southern China. I will see you next year!

Merry X'mas to all!
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