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Status: The IMD MBA - 90 exceptional people who will shape the future of business
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Hello from Lausanne, Switzerland!

Our IMD MBA marketing & admissions is composed of seven team members: Lisa, Lucie, Marine, Mark, Simone, Stéphanie and Suzy. We will be happy to take any questions you may have about our unique program.
As a reminder, we have five deadline: 1 February, 1 April, 1 June, 1 August, 1 September.

You are welcome to post your questions here (in this thread) or to PM us with any private matters.

Meanwhile, we welcome you to get more familiar with IMD:

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06 Jul 2011, 01:00
wow !! awesome initiative.
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06 Jul 2011, 05:44
Welcome to the GMAT club, this is by far the most comprehensive forum for GMAT and business school.
You can definitely count me in for class of 2013. My profile is as follows
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GMAT : scheduled for middle of Sep 2011.
Major: business admin, political science from a second tier liberal arts school in the US.
Work Experience: 4 and a half, will be almost 6 at matriculation. 2 and a half years in Pakistan, 2 years in Dubai, UAE in a first class international bank. Retail and corporate banking.
Citizen: Pakistan

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06 Jul 2011, 07:29
Hi Scbguy,

Thanks. If you would like your profile evaluated, we have a free of charge service called "Assess Your Chances" (http://link.imd.ch/mba_ayc).
You will need to create a myIMD account and then fill in the questionnaire. Within approx. 15 business days you will get feedback from our admissions team.

Are you currently working in Dubai? If you are interested, we have an info session on 14 July from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Sign-up here: http://www.imd.org/programs/mba/Come-and-See-Us/MBA-InfoSession-Dubai-14-July-2011.cfm

Best regards,

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06 Jul 2011, 08:00
Hi Mark, I have submitted my profile in the assess your chances section of the website 2 days ago. I will be sure to attend the session you mentioned. Thank you

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06 Jul 2011, 10:58
Hi Mark,

I was just scrolling through below link that highlights the class profile for IMD :

I noticed that almost all of the people graduating have international experiences. Is it that you absolutely stress on this criteria ?

I have been involved in working with an MNC and now working in my own startup. But I am far from any sort of international experience.
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06 Jul 2011, 11:29
I had a look through the student profile at IMD and found a few interesting issues. Could you kindly clarify :

1) Most of the students have a work experience in varied countries, many-a-times in obscure industries (eg. NGOs in Europe and Africa). How helpful is having such a "colourful" work experience for IMD admission?
2) Most of the students were fluent in more than two languages, a few of them even upto six languages. I found this very intimidating as I know only three languages, none of them European except English. Proficiency in how many languages would give me a competitive advantage over the rest?

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07 Jul 2011, 01:04
Hi!

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I noticed that almost all of the people graduating have international experiences. Is it that you absolutely stress on this criteria?

We look at your international outlook: time spent living outside your country of origin, the international scope of your career and your knowledge of foreign languages. It's a combination of all three, you might not have worked abroad but you speak four languages, you might have worked with a number of people from different countries (etc...).

Remember to bring out as much international outlook when writing the application.

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Most of the students have a work experience in varied countries, many-a-times in obscure industries (eg. NGOs in Europe and Africa). How helpful is having such a "colourful" work experience for IMD admission?

We do not look for a "colourful" work experience, we look at your career progression: how your responsibility has increased, the breadth and depth of the knowledge you have acquired, and the impact you have made on your organization.

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The minimum requirement is one language in addition to English. As mentioned above, we will evaluate your international outlook: time spent living outside your country of origin, the international scope of your career and your knowledge of foreign languages.

The minimum requirement is one language in addition to English. We will evaluate your international outlook: time spent living outside your country of origin, the international scope of your career and your knowledge of foreign languages.

Thanks!

Best regards,

Mark
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08 Jul 2011, 04:14
Hi Mark,

I had submitted my application for "Access my chance" at IMD but I have not received any decision on it. I tried sending an email but received an Out of office till 25th July.

I have to apply for Aug 1st deadline, let me know whom should I contact.

Thanks
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10 Jul 2011, 23:50
Dear Vivek,

Could you send us an email: mbainfo(at)imd.ch with your first and last name. We will check and get back to you. Thank you.

Best regards

Mark
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20 Jul 2011, 06:57
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For those you who are interested, we are doing an Online Campus Visit on Thursday July 28 at 3:00 PM GMT+1 (convert time: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?day=28&month=7&year=2011&hour=15&min=0&sec=0&p1=87)

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25 Jul 2011, 00:18
Hi Everyone,

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26 Jul 2011, 10:23
I have a question and would appreciate a quick answer. Can the 3 letters of recommendation be completed online by my recommenders? Or do they have to print the PDF and write on it?

Sorry the instructions are not to clear on the site. Would really appreciate a response, as my recommenders are incredibly busy people who dont have time to sit and write handwritten notes.

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27 Jul 2011, 00:33
Dear Ozzyk,

You can chose. When preparing the online application, under "additionnal documents", you have the possibility to either:
- fill in the contact details of your recommenders and we will then send them an email with the instructions.
Or either

Thanks,

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18 Aug 2011, 02:38
Hello Everyone,

Our last deadline for the class of 2012 is September 1.
You can find all the information needed about our admissions criteria and process here: IMD MBA Admissions

Please feel free to ask us any questions you may have regarding your application or the program.

Thanks,

Mark
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25 Aug 2011, 10:26
Hi,

I have done my bachelors in business admin - 3 yrs full time , and I have done one year programme which i could attend through satellite medium of classes, so i could continue my job as well.

i have an experience of 10 yrs - full time.

So, as a whole the no of years of formal education i have taken till now is 15 yrs - full time , so can i apply or not ? or do you require me to complete 16 years of formal full time education?

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29 Aug 2011, 02:42
Hello hirendhanak,

The minimum requirements to apply to our MBA program are:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
- GMAT (average score 670 / 80% of MBA participants score between 620 and 750)
- Minimum three years full-time work experience (average is seven years / range is four to nine)
- Strong command of written and spoken English (TOEFL not required)
- One language in addition to English

If you are still unsure, please fill in our "Assess Your Chances" form. You will then get feedback from our admissions team: http://link.imd.ch/mba_ayc

Please let me know if you have any other questions, thanks,

Mark
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Dear dutchgerman17,

We look forward to seeing you at IMD on September 30, my colleague Suzy will be doing the campus visit.

Best regards,

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