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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2014, 09:18
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Summary:
You want to get a good job in CH/DE, learn German or get a hard skill(engineering, medicine, etc). Then go to HSG. But if you want to stay, you need the language.
If you want to get a good job in UK, you're likely better of going to UK.


And let me mention, it's not going to happen that you learn German in St. Gallen, yeah right. No one is going to want to speak German with you with your crappy German skills. If you want to learn German, you need to live in a small-town in Germany where speaking English is a big deal. You need to spend at least 6 months doing that alone intensively. Learning a language isn't something you just do on the side, and in ST. GAllen it's too easy to get by knowing just English. You need to put yourself in an environment where you almost cannot use English.
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2014, 11:32
I'd just like to thank Snowden and others who gave an opinion regarding St Gallen. It made my decision easier. Choose WHU and saved on applying to St Gallens altogether.

For International Students especially Non-EU, considering what is written it's not worth the risk. Germany seems more welcoming with its tweaking of the EU- Blue Card Policy.

Thanks again to all who contributed :)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 09 Apr 2014, 05:09
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I'd just like to thank Snowden and others who gave an opinion regarding St Gallen. It made my decision easier. Choose WHU and saved on applying to St Gallens altogether.

For International Students especially Non-EU, considering what is written it's not worth the risk. Germany seems more welcoming with its tweaking of the EU- Blue Card Policy.

Thanks again to all who contributed :)


Haha, I should say thank you to Snowden and the rest then for making the competition easier :)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2014, 08:36
Hey guys,

I just received my acceptance mail. Looking forward to study with you soon!
I just have one question left: does anyone of you know how the awarding of the fellowships works? Will you receive a notice already in your admission email or only in your official admission letter?
In my admission mail wasn't anything and I thought I might have a good shot at getting one of the 10 fellowships. So if anyone could help me to keep my hopes alive I would be grateful.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 24 Apr 2014, 13:19
Hey guys!

I'm sorry if this has been asked before but can anyone of you guys give me some feedback and advice on the letter of motivation? I mean, HSG requires a three letter statement and I feel that this is really a lot. Quite honestly, I'm struggling with this, and I find it very difficult to lay out my motivation on three pages without 'bs-ing' a lot and using generic phrases. How did you guys go about this? what did you write about specifically?

thanks a lot and hoping to see you guys in the fall :)

-Max
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 14 May 2014, 11:50
Hey guys! Anyone accepted so far?? How long do they take to release the decision?
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 15 May 2014, 08:26
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Hey guys! Anyone accepted so far?? How long do they take to release the decision?


I submitted my application around mid-April and received the admission letter about a week ago. What I am unsure about is whether I got admitted using the 70 or the 80-point rule, as my self-calculated GRE+GPA score was right on the edge (69 or 70 pts depending on which subjects are taken into consideration).

Anyways, apparently it is not uncommon for the decision process to take more than a month; just look at the threads from earlier years.
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 15 May 2014, 09:16
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Antonkz22 wrote:
Hey guys! Anyone accepted so far?? How long do they take to release the decision?


I submitted my application around mid-April and received the admission letter about a week ago. What I am unsure about is whether I got admitted using the 70 or the 80-point rule, as my self-calculated GRE+GPA score was right on the edge (69 or 70 pts depending on which subjects are taken into consideration).

Anyways, apparently it is not uncommon for the decision process to take more than a month; just look at the threads from earlier years.


Ι submitted mine at the beginning of April. Actually my status changed to materielle prufung II ok around 10 April. Could you please tell me your case in order to know what to expect? Thank you.
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 15 May 2014, 09:52
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Ι submitted mine at the beginning of April. Actually my status changed to materielle prufung II ok around 10 April. Could you please tell me your case in order to know what to expect? Thank you.


According to the previous years' threads, "materielle Prüfung II ok" means that your materials have passed the general requirements (language, compatible Bachelor's degree, etc.) and are now being reviewed by the MBF Admissions Committee who will make the final decision. I had this status for about 2 weeks, before it changed to "zugelassen mit Vorbehalt".

I wish you the best of luck and hope we'll meet in September :)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 15 May 2014, 22:49
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Hey guys! Anyone accepted so far?? How long do they take to release the decision?


Hey, I submitted my documents around April 10th and last Friday my online status changed to accepted (zugalessen mit vorbehalt). A couple of days ago I received confirmation in the mail. Best of luck!

Solymosi, any idea if there is a facebook group for this years intake?
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 15 May 2014, 23:48
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Solymosi, any idea if there is a facebook group for this years intake?


I haven't found any, so I created one:

https://facebook.com/groups/mbf2014



Alternative address (thanks to Skreth):

http://mbf2014.com


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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 17 May 2014, 10:54
Thank you for creating a FB group, Solymosi. I just purchase the domain www(dot)MBF2014(dot)com and forwarded the domain to your group adress to make it easier for everyone.

I applied somewhere at the end of April and now got a "definitiv zugelassen".

Generally, it takes about 4 weeks to find your status changed on the web portal, if you manage to get direct entry that is. Otherwise it might take up to two or three months. It's worth it though, as the program is intellectually rewarding.

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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 17 May 2014, 11:22
Skreth wrote:
Thank you for creating a FB group, Solymosi. I just purchase the domain www(dot)MBF2014(dot)com and forwarded the domain to your group adress to make it easier for everyone (the forwarding should become active within the next couple of hours).


Great! Although I've just set up a proper group address for the group, so you might want to change the redirect target to facebook(dot)com/groups/mbf2014.

Thanks and congrats for your admission :)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 19 May 2014, 07:53
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Thank you for creating a FB group, Solymosi. I just purchase the domain www(dot)MBF2014(dot)com and forwarded the domain to your group adress to make it easier for everyone.

I applied somewhere at the end of April and now got a "definitiv zugelassen".

Generally, it takes about 4 weeks to find your status changed on the web portal, if you manage to get direct entry that is. Otherwise it might take up to two or three months. It's worth it though, as the program is intellectually rewarding.

Could you please share your profile (gmat/gre, extracurr. etc) ?? thank you very much
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 19 May 2014, 07:54
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Antonkz22 wrote:
Hey guys! Anyone accepted so far?? How long do they take to release the decision?


Hey, I submitted my documents around April 10th and last Friday my online status changed to accepted (zugalessen mit vorbehalt). A couple of days ago I received confirmation in the mail. Best of luck!

Solymosi, any idea if there is a facebook group for this years intake?


could you please share your profile (gmat/gre, extracurr. etc) ?? thank you very much
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 22 May 2014, 14:32
Congrats to all who have been admitted so far! Best luck to those whose application is still pending! ;)

Guys, ready to meet you in September! :)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 23 May 2014, 08:33
Accepted yesterday! :D
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 24 May 2014, 04:27
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Accepted yesterday! :D


Congrats & told you :-)
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 24 May 2014, 06:21
Congrats to everyone who got accepted so far!
I was also accepted two days ago (applied on April 30th).
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Re: University of St.Gallen (HSG) MBF 2014 intake [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2014, 02:06
snowden wrote:

Dear AbhiJ. First things first, let me clarify that this thread is for MBF and not the HSG MBA program. It is not fair to compare Rotman, LBS MBA fee with this MA program. ( if you had read the course description in detail you will see that MBF is no Masters of science but a Masters of Arts degree)

So the right comparison atleast for fees is the relevant courses. for example you can see that the HSG MBA is not cheap ,it costs 85,000 USD!!!
the HSG mba is a Joke. I have been to the "campus" to attend a few seminars. the HSG MBA "campus" is 2 floors in a 4 floor building. the other 2 floors have other tenants.
It is like a private tuition center, it is puny and tiny given the batch size. Finally they have nothing to do with the HSG University campus. they have their seperate "library" ( 4 cupboards) , cafeteria (1 coffee maschine, 1 vending machine). It is almost a parody of a Bschool. :D

Coming to Living costs, Switzerland is expensive. Refer the big Mac index. CHF is the most overvalued currency. I guess you are from india from your post. Incidently Indian rupe is the most undervalued currency. Not being racist but fact is , CH is expensive for Europeans for you it will be robbery :( unless of course you are like kutrapali ( from big bang theory) and are vastly weathy ;) !!!

-Snowden



Hi Snowden

is it really still like this. your comments were not so old but it surprises me that FT would give such a high rating for the MBA program given the infrastructure you quoted.
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