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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 02 May 2011, 10:08
Attention to all folks admitted for 2012 Class!

Facebook group for all 2012 students is here:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=gro ... 7617998097

Let's know each other before we meet in Lausanne.
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 02 May 2011, 23:09
The time to start being nervous ...
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 03 May 2011, 01:58
Hi , Everyone,

I got an invite to attend the course on 7th April.. Andreaspirelli .. my friend we took the assesment day together.

My profile :

GMAT : 620
30, Male , Indian, 8 yrs of work experience
Bachelors and Masters in Commerce , Diploma in Finance and Marketing
1 with Bpo sector, 2 in Financial services in India, 3 in healthcare and consumer products in India and Srilanka and presently working in Sudan handling country operations for a commodity company.
Basically have worked in Sales, Business Development , Marketing in Healthcare and agriculture commodities.

All the best to everyone for IMD.
Andreaspirelli, Skitalic and Tohin hope to see you guys in Lausanne soon.
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 03 May 2011, 03:38
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Hi , Everyone,

I got an invite to attend the course on 7th April.. Andreaspirelli .. my friend we took the assesment day together.

My profile :

GMAT : 620
30, Male , Indian, 8 yrs of work experience
Bachelors and Masters in Commerce , Diploma in Finance and Marketing
1 with Bpo sector, 2 in Financial services in India, 3 in healthcare and consumer products in India and Srilanka and presently working in Sudan handling country operations for a commodity company.
Basically have worked in Sales, Business Development , Marketing in Healthcare and agriculture commodities.

All the best to everyone for IMD.
Andreaspirelli, Skitalic and Tohin hope to see you guys in Lausanne soon.



Hey Congrats to all of you. :-D

Response I got from AdCom today is:
"We are making decisions right now and you should not have to wait much longer to get some news.
Thank you for your patience!"

Fingers crossed..!
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 03 May 2011, 06:51
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vedantpathak wrote:
Hi , Everyone,

I got an invite to attend the course on 7th April.. Andreaspirelli .. my friend we took the assesment day together.

My profile :

GMAT : 620
30, Male , Indian, 8 yrs of work experience
Bachelors and Masters in Commerce , Diploma in Finance and Marketing
1 with Bpo sector, 2 in Financial services in India, 3 in healthcare and consumer products in India and Srilanka and presently working in Sudan handling country operations for a commodity company.
Basically have worked in Sales, Business Development , Marketing in Healthcare and agriculture commodities.

All the best to everyone for IMD.
Andreaspirelli, Skitalic and Tohin hope to see you guys in Lausanne soon.



Hey Congrats to all of you. :-D

Response I got from AdCom today is:
"We are making decisions right now and you should not have to wait much longer to get some news.
Thank you for your patience!"

Fingers crossed..!


Oops..! Just got an email from IMD.. Dinged :-( ...!!
All the best to all of you!!
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 03:54
Just invited to the interview,
have to choose between 7th of June an 31st of May,

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Russian, 620, 7 years in Sales and Marketing FMCG, GPA 3,8, female, 28 y.o

shubhamb, wish you good luck with your other applications, really hope that they will be more successful
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 04:11
25340 wrote:
Just invited to the interview,
have to choose between 7th of June an 31st of May,

Profile:
Russian, 620, 7 years in Sales and Marketing FMCG, GPA 3,8, female, 28 y.o

shubhamb, wish you good luck with your other applications, really hope that they will be more successful


Congratulations 25340! The dates are all Tuesday, like what IMD told me, except two interview sessions in Singapore which will take place on 20th & 21st May.

So at least there are 6 interview sessions up to now ( 4 in Lausanne: May 17th, 24th, 30th & June 7th + 2 in Singapore)

Shubhamb: Good luck on the MBA road and wish you all the best!

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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 04:12
25340 wrote:
Just invited to the interview,
have to choose between 7th of June an 31st of May,

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Russian, 620, 7 years in Sales and Marketing FMCG, GPA 3,8, female, 28 y.o

shubhamb, wish you good luck with your other applications, really hope that they will be more successful

Congrats, good that you dared to submit it before re-taking the GMAT!
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 04:23
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Congrats and if you need any advice, велкам )
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 06:18
Hi All

Congrats to all who got admitted and to all who got selected for interview.

All the best who could not make it this time.

I have a general question to all who applied to IMD, approx how much time did it take you guys to write all the essays ? (I know it depends from person to person but I just want to get a general idea).

The reason am asking this is because am retaking the GMAT on 16th May which will only leave me 2 weeks to work on the application (June 1st deadline). I applied to some schools last year so I do have some material and wont be starting from scratch. I am trying to figure out if its even doable or should I just concentrate on my next school (INSEAD Jan intake) post GMAT.

Thanks in advance
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 06:44
and yes, I am still going to repass GMAT next week ))

Skitalac, очень бы пригодилось, напишу на фэйсе пару вопросов
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 02:20
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25340 wrote:
Just invited to the interview,
have to choose between 7th of June an 31st of May,

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Russian, 620, 7 years in Sales and Marketing FMCG, GPA 3,8, female, 28 y.o

shubhamb, wish you good luck with your other applications, really hope that they will be more successful


Congratulations 25340! The dates are all Tuesday, like what IMD told me, except two interview sessions in Singapore which will take place on 20th & 21st May.

So at least there are 6 interview sessions up to now ( 4 in Lausanne: May 17th, 24th, 30th & June 7th + 2 in Singapore)

Shubhamb: Good luck on the MBA road and wish you all the best!


Thanks for the wishes 25340 and menehn.
Wish you folks all the best with IMD.. !
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 03:08
mn2010 wrote:
Hi All

Congrats to all who got admitted and to all who got selected for interview.

All the best who could not make it this time.

I have a general question to all who applied to IMD, approx how much time did it take you guys to write all the essays ? (I know it depends from person to person but I just want to get a general idea).

The reason am asking this is because am retaking the GMAT on 16th May which will only leave me 2 weeks to work on the application (June 1st deadline). I applied to some schools last year so I do have some material and wont be starting from scratch. I am trying to figure out if its even doable or should I just concentrate on my next school (INSEAD Jan intake) post GMAT.

Thanks in advance


Personally it took me more than 1 month to complete my application. I had done with my GMAT on mid Feb and had my essays ready on end of March.
I did spend much more time to think about the essay content than to write/edit them. Some ideas happened to be great at the beginning then finally I decided to change them. In my opinion, the 11 essays should draw a complet and consistent picture about oneself without repitition.
So to answer to your question, I think 2 weeks are possible if you have a clear ideas about what you want to tell the adcom.
One thing that could take a lot of time is editing your essays to respect the the character limit in IMD online application. This is very annoying, for example I had to edit completely at least 3 essays for that.
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 03:19
mn2010 wrote:
Hi All

Congrats to all who got admitted and to all who got selected for interview.

All the best who could not make it this time.

I have a general question to all who applied to IMD, approx how much time did it take you guys to write all the essays ? (I know it depends from person to person but I just want to get a general idea).

The reason am asking this is because am retaking the GMAT on 16th May which will only leave me 2 weeks to work on the application (June 1st deadline). I applied to some schools last year so I do have some material and wont be starting from scratch. I am trying to figure out if its even doable or should I just concentrate on my next school (INSEAD Jan intake) post GMAT.

Thanks in advance


I think 2 weeks is a bit tight. But if you already submitted any application to business schools and know what to write, it is possible. But I'd better recommend to prepare proper application instead of writing things in a rush. And don't forget that you need to submit 3 letters of reference, and they also take a lot of time from your recommenders.

IMD essays are short, but this does not mean that they are easy. They are to be strict and plain. No any single spare word. So, they are to be well thought and weighted. For me it took about 2 months to write them properly in 2009 (when I applied for the first time and was not admitted) and about a month this year. It takes time to send it to somebody for proofreading, to polish, to re-think etc...
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 04:22
Hi Everyone

Does anyone except shubhamb and 25340 waiting for R2 results here? More importantly, did anyone receive of the interview decision? Please raise your voice, I'd be relieved to know.

I had all reasons to consider this week as the last one based on the response from IMD. But these mean adcom people are getting on my last nerve :) It's Friday and I haven't got anything from them on my application.

I also had this invite today: "THE IMD MBA - 90 exceptional people who will shape the future of business".. Do they know this is not quite the best time to send this stuff out? )

RSVP!
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 04:42
I just got the email from IMD. Dinged hard. Congratulations to all the applicants who got interview calls. All the best!!!

Does IMD give feedback on the rejected applications?
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 05:28
Thanks skitalac and menehn for the responses.

Since I posted the question, I have been thinking too and I guess 2 weeks is way too tight. Now I would have to think if its worth applying in Round 4 at all .......

Damm the race against time .....
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 10 May 2011, 07:30
Invite..finally!
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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 11 May 2011, 04:31
Hey guys,

I've been following this forum for a while, but posting for the first time.

I'm a Round 2 Applicant and have received an invitation to attend the assessment day.

I applied on 1st April a few minutes before the deadline and received a call last Friday - I was given the option of 2 dates - 31/5 and 7/6 - I've asked for 31/5 but yet to receive a confirmation as the adcom is not in the office today.

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Is anyone else on here likely to be in Lausanne on the 31st of May?

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Re: IMD Applicants 2012 [#permalink] New post 11 May 2011, 06:18
amanmodi wrote:
Hey guys,

I've been following this forum for a while, but posting for the first time.

I'm a Round 2 Applicant and have received an invitation to attend the assessment day.

I applied on 1st April a few minutes before the deadline and received a call last Friday - I was given the option of 2 dates - 31/5 and 7/6 - I've asked for 31/5 but yet to receive a confirmation as the adcom is not in the office today.

Profile:
30M / Indian / 760 / Undergrad India / Post-grad UK / 8 Years Work Ex mainly in the UK in Consulting and Industry, Finance-focused / ACA & CFA

Is anyone else on here likely to be in Lausanne on the 31st of May?

Aman


Hi Aman,

My interview is on the 31st of May too. Looking forward to meeting you.
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