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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.

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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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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 07:19
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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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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.


Hi budablasta,

Congrads to you too. Hope we can be in the same class this year :).

Visa is no problem to me as I can stay in UK without visa for 3 months (i guess, or maybe only 1 month).

Just 1200$S air ticket and all expense hurt my stomach :).

Where do you leave, then ?

Recently I got some trouble when chatting through Skype with my friend in UK. They can not hear me clearly since the connection. However, I can here them quite well. That's scared me :).

It seems that we don't have a lot of R3 applicants around
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 07:55
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 09:28
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invited. :)
first preference to interview in person at NYC. buda, aren't you around NYC? would be great to meet you and others.

congratulations to everyone who got an invite and best of luck to those still waiting. coolwolf15, we are glad that you finally decided to post. :)


there you are - i was worried for a while there!!! and no, why would i be in NYC, i am from india!

yes, congratulations to everyone who got an invite.

Keeping with Oxford's 800-yr history, I will say: "Hold your cheers, my lads. The war, though well-fought and hard-won, is not over."
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 11:04
Also received an invite. Thank god all the waiting is finally over! Congrats to all of you!

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 15:52
Hi guys, new member here..
congrats to all invitees! Thank God I also got one today. I'm planning to mine in person in nyc,
would love to connect with you all!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 19:44
lets do a headcount here - coolwolf15, sanjuro9, nominomi, lastroundapplicant, hellopanda and me!

awesome..congratulations to all!

so how is everyone going to prepare? i'll probably go back and re-read my essays, CV and other entries, anticipating questions on why this, why that..although i will admit, i am still a little heady from the news last night!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 23:27
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invited. :)
first preference to interview in person at NYC. buda, aren't you around NYC? would be great to meet you and others.

congratulations to everyone who got an invite and best of luck to those still waiting. coolwolf15, we are glad that you finally decided to post. :)


Hi Sanjuro9, i'm quite shy to post you know ... :). It's torturing me to decide to go to Oxford for interview or not since I was there just about 1 month ago ...
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 23:30
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lets do a headcount here - coolwolf15, sanjuro9, nominomi, lastroundapplicant, hellopanda and me!

awesome..congratulations to all!

so how is everyone going to prepare? i'll probably go back and re-read my essays, CV and other entries, anticipating questions on why this, why that..although i will admit, i am still a little heady from the news last night!


My most challenging is to reduce my talking speed, I tend to speak really really fast when got excited :).
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 May 2012, 23:50
Hi, got an invite...

Am I right in thinking the only interview days should you wish to visit Oxford are Monday 21st and Friday 25th May?

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 May 2012, 06:19
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Hi, got an invite...

Am I right in thinking the only interview days should you wish to visit Oxford are Monday 21st and Friday 25th May?

Thanks



Hi

I am new here. I got an invite too, yes I think those were the dates I got. I will be at Oxford on the 21st of May. Is anyone going to be there - would be nice to catch up.

Any tips on the interview would be awesome too.

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 May 2012, 10:37
Hey, got a question for everyone. This is about choosing a date for the interview from the options given. The first interview date is on the 21st and the last is on the 28th.

I can totally guess why choosing a later date for the interview can help. More time to prep. But is there any benefit to choosing an earlier date?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2012 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 May 2012, 19:06
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sanjuro9 wrote:
invited. :)
first preference to interview in person at NYC. buda, aren't you around NYC? would be great to meet you and others.

congratulations to everyone who got an invite and best of luck to those still waiting. coolwolf15, we are glad that you finally decided to post. :)


Hi Sanjuro9, i'm quite shy to post you know ... :). It's torturing me to decide to go to Oxford for interview or not since I was there just about 1 month ago ...


If you are around London, definitely make a trip over to Oxfordshire. Not only you will be able to demonstrate your interest in the school/program, but also you will be able to adapt your speaking based on body language and so on of interviewer. Of course, if you are continents away, it just might be too inconvenient to make a trip on such a short notice and the adcom understands this.
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