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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 13:49
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Just had my interview, which turned out to be quite the opposite experience from what I've read on this forum. It was extremely casual, short and not very in-depth. The interviewer (hedge fund guy) was very warm and friendly and asked very typical questions (e.g., Walk me through your resume. Why MBA? Why LBS? What would you contribute to the school?). The entire interview including the presentation was under an hour. I have no clue what to conclude from the length of the meeting, but my interaction with the interviewer was very positive and I enjoyed hearing about his MBA experience.


That's awesome! Where (what city) did you interview if you don't mind me asking?
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 16:44
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Now - I wait. Fingers crossed for good news on 17-Dec!!!!!!


13 December you mean?



Yes! 4 fewer days (at least in my mind now). Thanks for the correction.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 10:26
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Norwadian12 wrote:
Just had my interview, which turned out to be quite the opposite experience from what I've read on this forum. It was extremely casual, short and not very in-depth. The interviewer (hedge fund guy) was very warm and friendly and asked very typical questions (e.g., Walk me through your resume. Why MBA? Why LBS? What would you contribute to the school?). The entire interview including the presentation was under an hour. I have no clue what to conclude from the length of the meeting, but my interaction with the interviewer was very positive and I enjoyed hearing about his MBA experience.


That's awesome! Where (what city) did you interview if you don't mind me asking?


Palo Alto, CA
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 14:42
Does anyone know if the HSBC loan scheme will be available next year?
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 20:47
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Does anyone know if the HSBC loan scheme will be available next year?


I don't know for certain, but I just checked around and found a couple of things that make me think that it is not available:
1) same question raised on last year's boards. Some one contacted LBS wh said that the loans were not available due to a technical issuer but they were working to resolve the problem. The person was directed to the LBS website on financing your degree.
2) I went to this section of the website and there is no mention of the HSBC loan scheme.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2012, 05:12
LBS gave a presentation in my city about a month ago. They mentioned during Q&A that the HSBC loan was not available at this stage. During a private conversation someone from admissions mentioned that it was possible it would not be available at all, but she instead mentioned many other possible loan schemes available for people from my country.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2012, 10:33
Does anyone know if LBS calls applicants prior to the email on 13-Dec? I know several schools do this, especially the day before, but I haven't seen anything on LBS's practices.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 13:38
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Does anyone know if LBS calls applicants prior to the email on 13-Dec? I know several schools do this, especially the day before, but I haven't seen anything on LBS's practices.


I went back and looked at the 2012 forum and it looks like not only is it emails, but that decisions came out the day before officially stated on the website. So - now we are down to 14 days and counting. Longest 14 days ever....
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 Dec 2012, 08:15
Did anyone else see this? Too bad the new building won't be ready until 2017 but it is still great news.

http://poetsandquants.com/2012/11/30/london-gets-iconic-building-for-expansion/
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 Dec 2012, 20:01
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Did anyone else see this? Too bad the new building won't be ready until 2017 but it is still great news.

http://poetsandquants.com/2012/11/30/london-gets-iconic-building-for-expansion/


very exciting, but 2017 is too bad.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Dec 2012, 12:26
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Did anyone else see this? Too bad the new building won't be ready until 2017 but it is still great news.

http://poetsandquants.com/2012/11/30/london-gets-iconic-building-for-expansion/


Another article:

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/94f7132c ... z2DhCAL175
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 Dec 2012, 17:39
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esdykes wrote:
Did anyone else see this? Too bad the new building won't be ready until 2017 but it is still great news.

http://poetsandquants.com/2012/11/30/london-gets-iconic-building-for-expansion/


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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/94f7132c ... z2DhCAL175


Excellent! Thanks for sharing.

Anyone else getting excited?!? Less than 1 week!
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Dec 2012, 03:52
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Anyone else getting excited?!? Less than 1 week!


I have moved from counting the days to counting the hours :)
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 Dec 2012, 12:05
Keeping my fingers crossed! Hopefully this week will go quickly!
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 01:39
Just a few more hours guys.. cant wait..
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2012, 10:09
I think I posted this earlier, but I saw in last year's forum that decisions were actually released late Wednesday when the decision date was Thursday. I hope this is true! A few less hours of waiting.
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 03:04
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Already admitted I just wanted to wish you the best of luck to all of you. Looking forward to seeing you next year in London!


Congrats Albvidan...did you receive an email confirmation and/or a call? where are you based?
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 07:04
Congrats!!

Someone else received an answer?
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 23:06
Anyone know what time to expect an email? Or is it a call?

Do they do dings first?
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Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 05:39
Any news?? Nothing for me...
Re: LBS 2013 - Calling all MBA Applicants   [#permalink] 13 Dec 2012, 05:39

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