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New post 20 May 2010, 12:51
waitlisted. ugh. more uncertainty.
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New post 20 May 2010, 13:15
R3 admit here. Just received my letter.
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New post 20 May 2010, 13:32
Waitlisted too. Ugh. That's a waitlist at Yale, Darden and LBS.

Columbia and Insead January applications here I come.

Looks like mostly everyone on this forum was ding or waitlist with only one acceptance. Scary.
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New post 20 May 2010, 15:14
Admitted! Good luck to the Waitlisters!
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New post 20 May 2010, 16:01
wow... almost everyone in the forum got a ding!
this sucksssssss (i got a ding as well!)....
they must have filled up the class really early! because there have been very few acceptances...
well... i have to figure out where to go from here...
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New post 21 May 2010, 08:36
Note: this could be coincidental but both the admits have a high GMAT score (730).

For all those under 700 and interviewed, this could be an issue. I was thinking LBS is bigger than GMAT but I guess in the last round, GMAT might be the deal maker/breaker.
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New post 21 May 2010, 14:18
Well I thought my 710 should work but I also got dinged :-) So GMAT is also not everything ...
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New post 22 May 2010, 05:48
For people waitlisted in round 3 what is the review date. I am waitlisted from round 2 and the date is july7.

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New post 24 May 2010, 07:29
of course GMAT is not the issue, I have 740 and got a ding.

This is very difficult in Round 3 I guess, let's try next year earlier!!!
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New post 24 May 2010, 08:52
Hi all sorry to hear about the R3 dings. I guess it does come down to little bit of luck by R3 because after R1 and R2, a large proportion of the class is already decided. Good luck for other apps.
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Did anyone get an "encouragement to apply next year" from the Adcom?

My ding e-mail was generic and no mention of re-application. Really confused as online instructions for re-ap says we invite/encourage strong candidates to re-apply!!

Scary...

Anyone like to share their experience of a ding letter and whether it does/does not mention the re-application!

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I got an encouragement to reapply next year!
But I have everything set up to go this year (work, family, etc)... so its too late!
It sucks!
well i guess it will be Cass or LSE....
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I got an encouragement to reapply next year!
But I have everything set up to go this year (work, family, etc)... so its too late!
It sucks!
well i guess it will be Cass or LSE....

Thank you for submitting your application for a place on the Full-time MBA Programme at London Business School commencing in August 2010 (MBA2012).

I recieved a genric message (see below) with no mention of reapplication.

Following your interview, members of the MBA Admissions Committee have carefully considered your application. It is with regret that we have been asked by the Committee to inform you that they are not able to offer you a place on the MBA Programme this year. Once again, our applicant pool has been of an extremely high calibre, and competition has been very rigorous.
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F4d,
where are you going for your MBA then?
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Did anyone get an "encouragement to apply next year" from the Adcom?

My ding e-mail was generic and no mention of re-application. Really confused as online instructions for re-ap says we invite/encourage strong candidates to re-apply!!

Scary...

Anyone like to share their experience of a ding letter and whether it does/does not mention the re-application!

Cheerio



I had the same generic email!

It seems that there were only about 13 seats left for the whole R3 and R4 + waitlist. May be the data in the following link is not really trustful but that is at least something to consider (and given that several post were deleted after forum admins were contacted by LBS, I assume the data given was real):
Start reading from post #26
http://forums.businessweek.com/n/pfx/fo ... w-bschools

Also keep in mind - the post stating that after R2 payment deadline only 387 students were mentioned on LBS intern portal as confirmed - means that we all (and an upcoming R4 +waitlisters) had only 13 places to fill (or a bit more if those who already paid the money will decline the offer)


Any thoughts? Has any one been able to receive any feedback? Given that 740 is now still not enough, what is the LBS profile now?

Just upset me.....
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F4d,
where are you going for your MBA then?

I am waiting on outcome from R3 applicaton for Oxford and R1 jan entry for INSEAD, I will hear from both schools this Friday so fingers crossed

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what about the 4th round interview notifications? When will they be sent? Anyone got an idea? Curious...
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what about the 4th round interview notifications? When will they be sent? Anyone got an idea? Curious...


I received my interview invite email on Apr 27th arnd 2:00 pm est.
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citivsaltivsfortivs wrote:
what about the 4th round interview notifications? When will they be sent? Anyone got an idea? Curious...


I received my interview invite email on Apr 27th arnd 2:00 pm est.



Congrats sunshinemoods. But I have not received one yet. I should have gotten an invite or a rejection by now. True? Because they let you know in each case. By the way, do you think that ,because I have not received an invitation yet, I should lose hopes?
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citivsaltivsfortivs wrote:
sunshinemoods wrote:
citivsaltivsfortivs wrote:
what about the 4th round interview notifications? When will they be sent? Anyone got an idea? Curious...


I received my interview invite email on Apr 27th arnd 2:00 pm est.



Congrats sunshinemoods. But I have not received one yet. I should have gotten an invite or a rejection by now. True? Because they let you know in each case. By the way, do you think that ,because I have not received an invitation yet, I should lose hopes?


Stay positive! I think you should definately hear something by monday. Good luck!
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