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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 06:44
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Just submitted my application !!! :-D

One question for everybody... When I say my goal is to work for Xyz company after MBA, is It necessary that the xyz company recruit on campus?
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 07:07
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I'm getting ready to submit for R1 but I noticed one of my supervisors is still working on the reco.

I was going to send him an email reminder, but I noticed this on the LBS site:

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All application deadlines are 17.00 UK time. Stage One references may be submitted up to one week after the 07 October application deadline: by 17.00 on 14 October 2009.


I just wanted to dead sure that this means my recommender has till October 14th? I obviously won't tell him about this, and I'll expect him to submit it tomorrow, but I won't unnecessarily bug him for it.

Thanks!


That wasn't the case last year, but from that quote, it does sound like they are being flexible. I'd call the MBA programme office if you still wanted to confirm.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 07:10
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One question for everybody... When I say my goal is to work for Xyz company after MBA, is It necessary that the xyz company recruit on campus?
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Not necessary, as some students access jobs through networks or other non-LBS avenues -- but if you're going to mention a specific company, just make sure that the rest of your essay will logically support your strategy for recruiting with that company (i.e. if the company is known for only recruiting at HBS, then you'd have to put a bit more effort into "convincing" the adcom that your goal is achievable).
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 16:56
Wanted some last minute advice, and sorry if its a stupid one :P

If I were to bring up the Milk Round in my essays, can I assume the adcom will know what this is, or would I have to define it?

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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 18:07
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Wanted some last minute advice, and sorry if its a stupid one :P

If I were to bring up the Milk Round in my essays, can I assume the adcom will know what this is, or would I have to define it?

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Milk Round :roll: ..I have no clue what that is ?
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2009, 23:41
bsd and prashok,

what are you planning to do after mba ? i mean you will go to respective homecountry or remain in uk for future employment ?

In terms of salary, does employment in UK or london is par with US ?
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2009, 04:39
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stopper5 wrote:
I'm getting ready to submit for R1 but I noticed one of my supervisors is still working on the reco.

I was going to send him an email reminder, but I noticed this on the LBS site:

Quote:
All application deadlines are 17.00 UK time. Stage One references may be submitted up to one week after the 07 October application deadline: by 17.00 on 14 October 2009.


I just wanted to dead sure that this means my recommender has till October 14th? I obviously won't tell him about this, and I'll expect him to submit it tomorrow, but I won't unnecessarily bug him for it.

Thanks!


That wasn't the case last year, but from that quote, it does sound like they are being flexible. I'd call the MBA programme office if you still wanted to confirm.


Did just that. She confirmed that referees have an additional week to get their recos in. Phew!

My boss's wife is about to go into labor anytime soon and I would hate to be sitting on this head at this time.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2009, 07:52
Submitted my Round 1 app.

I was never able to upload the transcript, the school accepted them by email.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2009, 08:08
Some great new blog entries at london's mba blog - gives a great idea of what its been like in the last few days. See it at :
http://mbablog.london.edu/

@ankit - with regards to the academic performance question - it is really aimed at your undergraduate gpa. So for instance if your gpa was good then say yes. If not so good you can say that you have a CFA/CPA/CA which proves that your gpa is not an accurate indicator. In terms of jobs - my aim is to move to sales and trading preferably in london (but not too fussy about location). Salaries are comparable but sometimes marginally better or worse (depending on the exchange rate)

@stopper - yes everyone at school knows what milkrounds are. humblewinner - they occur in January - they are the period in which all the recruiters come and interview from campus.

best of luck to those who have submitted.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2009, 09:46
Thanks bsd.

I submitted my app last night. Still waiting on one recommender to submit a reco. His wife gave birth this morning. I'm so thankful LBS has a 7-day grace period for the recommenders!!

Good luck to others who applied.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2009, 18:08
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Some great new blog entries at london's mba blog - gives a great idea of what its been like in the last few days. See it at :
http://mbablog.london.edu/

@ankit - with regards to the academic performance question - it is really aimed at your undergraduate gpa. So for instance if your gpa was good then say yes. If not so good you can say that you have a CFA/CPA/CA which proves that your gpa is not an accurate indicator. In terms of jobs - my aim is to move to sales and trading preferably in london (but not too fussy about location). Salaries are comparable but sometimes marginally better or worse (depending on the exchange rate)

@stopper - yes everyone at school knows what milkrounds are. humblewinner - they occur in January - they are the period in which all the recruiters come and interview from campus.

best of luck to those who have submitted.



hey bsd ,
lbs dont have dual degree courses, right? if yes then it is only negative point of lbs. I mean LBS is more appealing to me but if i decide to do dual course then i might not able to do mba in lbs :|
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2009, 00:14
hi bsd and prashok,

i was looking in lbs blog many people have posted there fav moments of lbs 1 month journey

can you plz post your 10 fav moments ? not necessary now ...but whenever you all are free
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2009, 12:11
lbs guys seems very busy ...what keeping you off guys ? case study or clubs ??
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2009, 12:32
Recommender #2 submitted his reco! Phew... I guess now I can say I'm in for R1! Has anyone gotten any sort of confirmation email saying the application is "Complete"? The status of my application and two references read "Submitted". Just making sure.
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2009, 02:06
hey bsd,

can you tell us how many core courses we have take each term of first year ? it seems lbs give option to waive core courses if we have already studied them
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2009, 10:49
Hi Ankit this info is available here: http://www.london.edu/programmes/mba/pr ... urses.html

You will probably get the accounting waiver if you are already a CA. However many people still take most courses courses as a refresher.

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can you tell us how many core courses we have take each term of first year ? it seems lbs give option to waive core courses if we have already studied them
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2009, 14:58
hey bsd ,

i heard from my friend that getting job in euorpe has become difficult for outside ..how true is it ? my friend told me that european union is risticting jobs for outsiders
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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2009, 21:51
Hello,

This is for prashok/bsd_lover.

Are LBS interviews conducted by alums ? Will it be a blind interview or do they have access to complete file.
Also, any tips to prepare for interviews, especially the case question.

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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2009, 07:29
Just wondered if anyone has heard anything re: round 1 applications to date. I submitted mine on the 18th September (pretty much as soon as the applications opened) so was just wondering when i could expect a reply ?

The web site states that interview decisions are made on 7th Nov - does this mean that nothing is done before this date or that interviews can take place before this and any final decisions are made on this date ....

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Re: The London Business School 2010 thread [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2009, 08:24
@humblewinner - My interviewer had my full file (Resume, essays etc.). He was an alum. LBS pays close attention to your background and matches interviewers to your background (if available in your location). Interviews can vary depending on person to person. I have heard reports of stern by-the-book interviews. My own interview was actually very informal. So, prepare for the worst.

@Evidence - what usually happens is that they send out all the interview invite decisions on the same date (7th Nov in this case). Then the interviews are conducted over the next 2-3 weeks.
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