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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Apr 2012, 22:24
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Goodluck to all R3 applicants!!!

Question -- will our application status be reflected in the online application? I mean after the "application submitted", are we to expect "application under review" and so on going forward?


CountOlaf, Sanjuro9, I say we join hands to prep for the interviews. How are you guys starting out. Have the veterans (R1, R2 admits) given any advice yet?

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 01 May 2012, 21:29
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Goodluck to all R3 applicants!!!

Question -- will our application status be reflected in the online application? I mean after the "application submitted", are we to expect "application under review" and so on going forward?


Hello CountOlaf,

The application status will just read as submitted (It still reads submitted for me after being admitted!) You will receive an email from the admissions office stating that your application is complete. The interview invite as well as the admissions decision will also be communicated via email and both of them are bang on time!

All the best!!

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 May 2012, 16:14
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Hello everyone.

I've submitted my application for round three and I am now
nervously waiting for May 11th...I'll let you know the outcome.
Good luck to all of the R3 candidates...I hope we all meet in Oxford...

Cheers,

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 May 2012, 04:02
lastroundapplicant wrote:
Hello everyone.

I've submitted my application for round three and I am now
nervously waiting for May 11th...I'll let you know the outcome.
Good luck to all of the R3 candidates...I hope we all meet in Oxford...

Cheers,

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Hi, welcome to GMAT Club!

(Awfully strange time to join the forum though! LOL!)

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 May 2012, 23:06
Feeling sick in the stomach waiting for May 11! Give me a yes or no - just put me out of this misery!

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 May 2012, 23:59
Employment report of last year's batch is out. The career opportunities seems to be really good with 90% employed within 3 months after graduation.

http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/mbacareers/introduction.htm
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 May 2012, 08:24
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Feeling sick in the stomach waiting for May 11! Give me a yes or no - just put me out of this misery!


I hear you, buda. I hear you. Hang in there. Your misery would continue till first/second week of June.

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 May 2012, 05:07
May extend further as is the case for me.
I have been waitlisted for MFE and will know only by end of July..!!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 May 2012, 17:38
nothing much to say, was just imagining countolaf pacing around in his castle and buda punching a big sandbag. as for me, i am just taking turns between sitting on my hands and fidgeting my fingers.

as for lastroundapplicant, he is just taking yet another last round of his home/apartment.

painful waiting for friday, misery if you are dinged, anxiety if you get invited to interview... some more wait and as gctarun said, a wait into perpetuity if you are waitlisted...

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 May 2012, 20:00
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nothing much to say, was just imagining countolaf pacing around in his castle and buda punching a big sandbag. as for me, i am just taking turns between sitting on my hands and fidgeting my fingers.

as for lastroundapplicant, he is just taking yet another last round of his home/apartment.

painful waiting for friday, misery if you are dinged, anxiety if you get invited to interview... some more wait and as gctarun said, a wait into perpetuity if you are waitlisted...


I am done punching my sandbag. I am now shoving fistfuls of sand in my mouth and tearing my hair out waiting for tomorrow

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 May 2012, 01:48
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sanjuro9 wrote:
nothing much to say, was just imagining countolaf pacing around in his castle and buda punching a big sandbag. as for me, i am just taking turns between sitting on my hands and fidgeting my fingers.

as for lastroundapplicant, he is just taking yet another last round of his home/apartment.

painful waiting for friday, misery if you are dinged, anxiety if you get invited to interview... some more wait and as gctarun said, a wait into perpetuity if you are waitlisted...


I am done punching my sandbag. I am now shoving fistfuls of sand in my mouth and tearing my hair out waiting for tomorrow

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:lol: Take it easy guys. *stares blankly at the wall again after 35 hours*
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 10 May 2012, 08:31
When will the mails come? Tomorrow 5pm UK time?

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 02:04
Oh my...I can't take it anymore. When are these mails coming?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 02:09
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Oh my...I can't take it anymore. When are these mails coming?



Results are going to be out between 3pm-5pm, UKT.... thats wat the adcom stated right now... so take it easy, relax, go have a few beers.....
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 02:15
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lastroundapplicant wrote:
Oh my...I can't take it anymore. When are these mails coming?



Results are going to be out between 3pm-5pm, UKT.... thats wat the adcom stated right now... so take it easy, relax, go have a few beers.....


Got a Twitter msg from @OxSBSAdmissions
"MBA applicants who applied in stage three will be informed, by email, if they have been shortlisted for an interview by the end of today"

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 03:31
And time goes by so slowly...

Thanks for the info guys!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 04:02
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And time goes by so slowly...

Thanks for the info guys!


Severely doubting everything now.. my essays probably had gaping holes in them.. my gpa probably wasnt good enough... my this was bad, my that was bad.. i have totally lost it.. and am just short of running around biting people... the last one week has been the longest in a long time..

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 05:12
got the accept letter for the interview

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 06:16
Hi All,

I also just got accepted for the interview. So glad !

Now, the trick is that should I go to Oxford for the interview or not. About 80% I will choose the Skype since I just was in Oxford about 3 weeks ago :).

I really appreciate that you guys can give some advice on the interview on Skype.

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 06:21
coolwolf15 wrote:
Hi All,

I also just got accepted for the interview. So glad !

Now, the trick is that should I go to Oxford for the interview or not. About 80% I will choose the Skype since I just was in Oxford about 3 weeks ago :).

I really appreciate that you guys can give some advice on the interview on Skype.

Thanks,


Congratulations

Typically candidates in the area, esp. London, are encouraged to drop by. Others, who may have troubles getting visas so soon can go in for Skype. I have official information from the admissions committee that both skype interview and in-person interview are equal. There is no special advantage to being there in person, if you can't make it. I have to go for Skype as I won't get a visa so soon.

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