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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2011, 12:11
I'm in for round 1, thanks for creating this thread!
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 08 Nov 2011, 08:40
Hi all,

I have been invited to interview for Simon. Could applicants who have been interviewed by Simon for the Fall 2012 program, share their experiences ?

Current students, your assistance here would be highly appreciated ! Thanks !
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Nov 2011, 02:22
This post is in continuation to my previous post, mentioned above. If candidates who have been interviewed by Simon could post their interview experiences, it would be really helpful. Or, if any current students wish to share some insights or proivde pointers about the interview process, that would be great too. Many thanks !
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Nov 2011, 09:59
applied for r2.
i had an interview during the open house (which was before i submitted the application), and the interview was solely based on my resume.
one of the alumni conducted the interview. i guess there's a set of questions they need to ask the interviewee, and the questions were pretty much standard questions without any surprises.

good luck to all of you guys.
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 05 Dec 2011, 09:30
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Hi Simon applicants! FYI if you're applying through the Consortium Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), hop over to the Consortium 2012 Forum and Update Your Profile to reflect that you are applying through the Consortium.

It's simple. Just select your school as "Consortium, the", then indicate which specific institution(s) you'll be applying to and the Consortium round you'll be applying in. You can do all of this easily through the handy 'Add to Your Schools' link on the front page of the Consortium 2012 Forum.

We have a special analytics specifically for those candidates applying via Consortium and lots of useful tips for your application and assessment of your candidacy.

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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2011, 09:54
Anybody who applied for R2 got any decisions yet? I know the notification deadline is Feb 15, but I heard you might get the results back sooner...
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2011, 02:00
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Anybody who applied for R2 got any decisions yet? I know the notification deadline is Feb 15, but I heard you might get the results back sooner...


I applied in R2 and received interview invite from SIMON. I'll have my interview in first week of January. Best of luck to you.

Also, I'll appreciate if someone, who has already interviewed with SIMON, can share his/ her experience. And how many applicants (%) are invited for interviews.


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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2011, 10:40
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Anybody who applied for R2 got any decisions yet? I know the notification deadline is Feb 15, but I heard you might get the results back sooner...


I applied in R2 and received interview invite from SIMON. I'll have my interview in first week of January. Best of luck to you.

Also, I'll appreciate if someone, who has already interviewed with SIMON, can share his/ her experience. And how many applicants (%) are invited for interviews.


Thanks,
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I had an interview before I submitted the application during Open House. I'm not sure how many are invited for the interviews, but I requested my interview (you could do that for Open House, not sure if that's still possible).

The interview was with an alum, solely based on the resume. It took me about half an hour. Standard questions. Go through the resume, strengths, weaknesses, all that stuff.
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2012, 15:42
this thread seems awfully quiet compared to last year's... updates on the status anyone?
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2012, 06:29
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Hi Simon applicants! FYI if you're applying to Simon through the Consortium Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), hop over to the Consortium 2012 Forum and Update Your Profile to join the Consortium roll call.

It's simple. Just select your school as "Consortium, the", then indicate which specific institution(s) you'll be applying to, make sure your application cycle is 2011-2012 and the Consortium round (CGSM1 or CGSM2) you be applied in. You can do all of this easily through the handy 'Add to Your Schools' link on the front page of the Consortium 2012 Forum.

We have a special analytics specifically for those candidates applying via Consortium and lots of conversation specific to Consortium candidates and the school(s) they are applying to.

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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2012, 21:19
Applied in R3. Does anyone know when will the school send interview invites?
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Applied in R3. Does anyone know when will the school send interview invites?


based on this year's and last year's thread, it usually took about 3-4 weeks.
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2012, 11:30
ROUND 2 APPLICANTS!

it's almost been 9 weeks since I submitted my application.
Any R2 applicants received results yet???
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 06:10
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ROUND 2 APPLICANTS!

it's almost been 9 weeks since I submitted my application.
Any R2 applicants received results yet???


Hey shady14,

I too applied in R2 and received interview invite after 3-4 weeks. Interviewed with Director of admissions through skype video. It's been 2 weeks since interview. Getting restive.


Is there anyone R2 applicant who received Simon admit ?

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I haven't yet, but they said that I should expect the decision within a week from yesterday.
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 07:36
Guys, I have received the following ranking stats from Simon

Financial Times of London (January 2011)
• No. 5 in the world – Economics
• No. 6 in the world – Finance
• No. 26 among U.S. business schools

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (December 2010 & January 2011)
• No. 1 for Return on Investment (ROI) among U.S. private business schools
• No. 3 for Teamwork
• No. 5 for Analytical Skills
• No. 8 for Innovative Curriculum among U.S. business schools

Can anybody give me a reference to verify this information?
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 09:13
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I haven't yet, but they said that I should expect the decision within a week from yesterday.


Thanks for the useful information. Did you hear this from the school directly?
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 09:18
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I haven't yet, but they said that I should expect the decision within a week from yesterday.


Thanks for the useful information. Did you hear this from the school directly?


yes, they have a chat with Simon Admission Officer,who told me about that yesterday. I would encourage you to pose any questions to them http://www.simon.rochester.edu/programs ... index.aspx
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Re: Simon 2012 - Calling all Applicants [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 09:55
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I haven't yet, but they said that I should expect the decision within a week from yesterday.


Thanks for the useful information. Did you hear this from the school directly?


yes, they have a chat with Simon Admission Officer,who told me about that yesterday. I would encourage you to pose any questions to them http://www.simon.rochester.edu/programs ... index.aspx


Great. Thank you. :-D
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