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# INSEAD Waitlist - January 2014 intake

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07 Oct 2013, 11:58
wcheng2007 wrote:
Shazzer wrote:
Congrats wcheng2007! Well done!

Which round were you from and can you share what you did (if anything) to get off the waitlist?

I was R1 waitlist, and sent 2 update emails (one month apart), and finally called my coordinator last week for an update. She told me this morning that I got in.

Good of luck to everyone still waiting. There's definitely still hope

Congrats Wcheng2007! You deserve it after such a long wait.
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10 Oct 2013, 00:19
Any movment in the waitlist? When is the 3rd round result due?
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12 Oct 2013, 11:31
joshi702 wrote:
Any movment in the waitlist? When is the 3rd round result due?

3rd round result is due before 25th October.
Fingers crossed till then.
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22 Oct 2013, 06:37
I am an R3 applicant who just got Waitlisted
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22 Oct 2013, 06:54
mahbahri wrote:
I am an R3 applicant who just got Waitlisted

Best of luck mahbahri. I hope your wait ends soon unlike mine.

Posted from my mobile device
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22 Oct 2013, 08:54
Hi everyone,

I just heard the news that I am waitlisted as well. I am an R3 applicant.

Profile:

French, 28
5 years in Investment Banking and Private Equity in London
3 Languages spoken
GMAT 710

Does anyone know the chances to be accepted when waitlisted? I guess it is harder to be accepted once waitlisted when you are an R3 applicant no?
I am not an active user of these forums but I really really want to go to INSEAD and would appreciate your insights.

Is there anything to do: contact my interviewers? Go to Fonty to demonstrate motivation?

THOSE WHO GOT ACCEPTED AFTER BEING WAITLISTED, What would you recommend to do?
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22 Oct 2013, 09:06
frenchuk wrote:
Hi everyone,

I just heard the news that I am waitlisted as well. I am an R3 applicant.

Profile:

French, 28
5 years in Investment Banking and Private Equity in London
3 Languages spoken
GMAT 710

Does anyone know the chances to be accepted when waitlisted? I guess it is harder to be accepted once waitlisted when you are an R3 applicant no?
I am not an active user of these forums but I really really want to go to INSEAD and would appreciate your insights.

Is there anything to do: contact my interviewers? Go to Fonty to demonstrate motivation?

THOSE WHO GOT ACCEPTED AFTER BEING WAITLISTED, What would you recommend to do?

Hi
I Got wait-listed today too

I researched the matter an apparently staying in communication with your AC is good without pestering them. so a letter once a month is good .

In the case of round 3 it is not more difficult to be admitted. I have called my AC and was advised that they will do there best to shorten the waiting time, it is just that they do not know how many seats left.

my instinct tells me that wait-listed people will be moved onward in two dates, 1- after the 25th of October once they know how many people are accepted/denied.
2-after the 22nd of November, once the deposit deadline has passed so those who have not managed to secure their seats, will be denied and waitlisted candidates will move on.

The good news are you are not DINGED, I would rather wait few weeks than be told good bey

good luck
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22 Oct 2013, 09:15
mahbahri wrote:
frenchuk wrote:
Hi everyone,

I just heard the news that I am waitlisted as well. I am an R3 applicant.

Profile:

French, 28
5 years in Investment Banking and Private Equity in London
3 Languages spoken
GMAT 710

Does anyone know the chances to be accepted when waitlisted? I guess it is harder to be accepted once waitlisted when you are an R3 applicant no?
I am not an active user of these forums but I really really want to go to INSEAD and would appreciate your insights.

Is there anything to do: contact my interviewers? Go to Fonty to demonstrate motivation?

THOSE WHO GOT ACCEPTED AFTER BEING WAITLISTED, What would you recommend to do?

Hi
I Got wait-listed today too

I researched the matter an apparently staying in communication with your AC is good without pestering them. so a letter once a month is good .

In the case of round 3 it is not more difficult to be admitted. I have called my AC and was advised that they will do there best to shorten the waiting time, it is just that they do not know how many seats left.

my instinct tells me that wait-listed people will be moved onward in two dates, 1- after the 25th of October once they know how many people are accepted/denied.
2-after the 22nd of November, once the deposit deadline has passed so those who have not managed to secure their seats, will be denied and waitlisted candidates will move on.

The good news are you are not DINGED, I would rather wait few weeks than be told good bey

good luck

Do you think some people who went through the interview stage are DINGED after that? Or do they offer everyone who went through that stage (i.e. people with a decent background) to be waitlisted?
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22 Oct 2013, 09:20
Hi
I Got wait-listed today too

I researched the matter an apparently staying in communication with your AC is good without pestering them. so a letter once a month is good .

In the case of round 3 it is not more difficult to be admitted. I have called my AC and was advised that they will do there best to shorten the waiting time, it is just that they do not know how many seats left.

my instinct tells me that wait-listed people will be moved onward in two dates, 1- after the 25th of October once they know how many people are accepted/denied.
2-after the 22nd of November, once the deposit deadline has passed so those who have not managed to secure their seats, will be denied and waitlisted candidates will move on.

The good news are you are not DINGED, I would rather wait few weeks than be told good bey

good luck[/quote]

Do you think some people who went through the interview stage are DINGED after that? Or do they offer everyone who went through that stage (i.e. people with a decent background) to be waitlisted?[/quote]

I am sure some are dinged
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22 Oct 2013, 14:56
Someone with MBA Connect access can give us the stats for admin for French/ German/ British nationals? thanks
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22 Oct 2013, 20:51
frenchuk wrote:
Someone with MBA Connect access can give us the stats for admin for French/ German/ British nationals? thanks

Still 433 in total, so it's not updated with the latest R3 admits yet.

25 British
46 French
14 German
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23 Oct 2013, 00:26
433?! So applying in R3 is meaningless no? Why do they say that you have the same chances to be integrated no matter the round to which you apply?
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23 Oct 2013, 00:45
frenchuk wrote:
433?! So applying in R3 is meaningless no? Why do they say that you have the same chances to be integrated no matter the round to which you apply?

Don't they admit from 500 to 550 overall? And they say that the bulk is applying during the round 1-2 so the number of applicants per place is similar in all rounds.
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23 Oct 2013, 00:48
NikRu wrote:
frenchuk wrote:
433?! So applying in R3 is meaningless no? Why do they say that you have the same chances to be integrated no matter the round to which you apply?

Don't they admit from 500 to 550 overall? And they say that the bulk is applying during the round 1-2 so the number of applicants per place is similar in all rounds.

yeah maybe but look, there are already 46 French nationals taken in R1 and R2. How many seats left for a French applicant in R3 ?
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23 Oct 2013, 00:55
frenchuk wrote:
NikRu wrote:
frenchuk wrote:
433?! So applying in R3 is meaningless no? Why do they say that you have the same chances to be integrated no matter the round to which you apply?

Don't they admit from 500 to 550 overall? And they say that the bulk is applying during the round 1-2 so the number of applicants per place is similar in all rounds.

yeah maybe but look, there are already 46 French nationals taken in R1 and R2. How many seats left for a French applicant in R3 ?

Overall chances are higher during rounds 1 and 2, round 3 is more unpredictable.
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23 Oct 2013, 05:05
MiesM wrote:
I received the call as well! I'm estatic! Fantastic news! But really, the waiting list experience is truely terrible.

Since R2 (so only two weeks...)

If there is anything I can do for you guys, let me know!

Hi I'm R3 waiting list. Have you done anything for the waiting period?
Thanks.
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23 Oct 2013, 08:34
Wait Listed (R3) and no clue how to go about it. What are the rest planning?
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23 Oct 2013, 14:59
Please for all candidates waitlisted, can you share your profile? age, work experience, nationality...etc
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24 Oct 2013, 00:46
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I have some info I research for those waitlisted

the Yield is about 70-80 percent. but the waiting list will be massive. so the math is 80% of 122 seats left for round three is 98 which means about 25 people will refuse their seats. the waiting list is about 100 candidates from this round , maybe 200 if we count those still waiting from rounds 1 and 2 . this means 200 people are competing for 25 seats , that leaves us with 12.5 % acceptance rate, ( similar to Harvard's overall acceptance rate) so really we are back to square one , as if we are at the beginning of the application seasons.
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24 Oct 2013, 03:02
frenchuk wrote:
Please for all candidates waitlisted, can you share your profile? age, work experience, nationality...etc

Indian, 30 years, Male
7 Years in Private Equity / Entrepreneurship
GMAT 720 (Q50, V38)
Re: INSEAD Waitlist - January 2014 intake   [#permalink] 24 Oct 2013, 03:02

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