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# London Business School 2012 Waitlist

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18 Jul 2012, 22:29
well - i have not heard back from the admiss office. not sure abt others.....
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18 Jul 2012, 23:00
How's that possible?
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18 Jul 2012, 23:25
capataz3 wrote:
No more review dates, from now on it's just waiting in case some one sais no. What about everyone else? You all got in?

Posted from my mobile device

What does your email say? Did anyone get ding today?
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18 Jul 2012, 23:55
It sais what they always say, that we are a small group of people, that there is still a chance...also that they may offer a spot for the class of 2015
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19 Jul 2012, 01:00
Same story again! Still on the waitlist. I am thinking of asking them to consider me for next year's session since it might be hard to plan the whole process in August itself.

Anyone else planning on doing something like this or are most of you planning to wait it out till the end? Do you reckon it might effect our chances if we switch over now?
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19 Jul 2012, 01:20
I don´t know. I would like to know if anyone got accepted or dinged yesterday because i am starting to think they wait list hasn´t moved in a while...
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19 Jul 2012, 06:58
I also received " you remain as part of a small group..." I know isn't very useful but it may give us an idea of how many remains in the WL
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22 Jul 2012, 08:34
We'll just have to wait and see...if anyone receives somes news please keep us informed!!!

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01 Aug 2012, 17:06
Anyone heard anything yet ???
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01 Aug 2012, 17:53
Judging from last year's waitlist forum activity we won't hear anything until early to mid September. It seems that most announcements were made around September 15th.
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07 Aug 2012, 16:49
Guys let us try to estimate our chances of getting in....

First - Last year after the Sep 15 date, 7 guys posted ding; and 2 posted admit, bump up the number by say 2 to add the higher silence factor on an admit In total ~ 40%.

Second - the total number of waitlists hanging out there.... All in all there are 14 of us on this thread still hanging. On Sep 15, 6 of us will be posting a happy admit message here.
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07 Aug 2012, 16:51
Also I am quite pissed off with the way things have gone at my end so far... Because of some mistakes, I really really am afraid if my chances are quite low....

To add to this, I have been reading all kinds of signals...

Am I the only one who got a very dry reply from the waitlist manager (to my request to consider me for 2015)??
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07 Aug 2012, 17:07
checking the 2010 forums (gmatclub and businessweek) the acceptance rate was 80%.... and they had that stupid "small group of people" email too...
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18 Aug 2012, 22:51
Hey!
Anyone knows when orientation week starts?
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21 Aug 2012, 22:33
I had read in the main LBS forum that the course starts on Aug 27. That is in like a week so I guess this year is pretty much done. We should hear something from the Adcom soon hopefully. Anyone received any updates yet?

capataz3 wrote:
Hey!
Anyone knows when orientation week starts?
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21 Aug 2012, 22:42
Thanks! I haven't heard anything but I haven't written either...We should hear something next week right?
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22 Aug 2012, 20:31
Ya on the basis of previous year's movements I guess we should hear something next week. I hope they admit us for next year's class.

capataz3 wrote:
Thanks! I haven't heard anything but I haven't written either...We should hear something next week right?
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23 Aug 2012, 01:51
I hope so too but I've been reading last year's thread and it didn't go that well for most of them in the end...
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24 Aug 2012, 12:35
Ok guys more analytics:

I have analyzed the roll call in gmatclub (where they list the admitted, waitlisted, and denied candidates at the beginning of each thread)

Surprisingly EACH year, with AMAZING consistency.
Around 27% of the applicants are given admits
27% (yes exactly same number each year for the past 5 years) are placed on waitlist
and the rest are dinged.

I searched online info on acceptance rates and yields (LBS doesnt release this data)
Acceptance rate, widely accepted is 20% (highest in range)
Yield, widely accepted is 65% (lowest in range)

Now this gives a percentage admits of 31% at max.

So each year 4% of applicants at maximum make it through waitlists and get accepted.

This translates to 4/27=one in 6 at max will come off the waitlist. Out of the 14 here, 2 to 3 will therefore get accepted. Who are those 2-3?? FK the LBS lottery
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27 Aug 2012, 00:22
Well classes start today...if anyone gets some news please share!

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