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Calling all Broad (Michigan) MBA Applicants:(2019 Intake)Class of 2021

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Welcome to all Broad (Michigan) 2019 Intake applicants. Use this platform to meet fellow applicants, exchange ideas/information, discuss application strategies, share interview/school visit experiences, and boost each other's morale to face the tough admission process.

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Michigan Broad MBA Deadlines
RoundApplication DeadlineNotesDecision By
Early RoundOctober 7, 2018-November 9, 2018
1November 4, 2018-December 14, 2018
2January 6, 2019-March 8, 2019
3March 3, 2019-April 12, 2019
4April 7, 2019-May 2, 2019
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New post 13 Sep 2018, 07:34
Hi, I'm planning to apply to Broad for Fall 2019 course. I has no information about video essay such as how long it takes, how many questions, which criteria they are looking for in a video. Could someone who has experience for video essay in Broad share? Thanks in advance.
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Hi Everyone,

Can you please share your experience with MBA application in-person interview at MSU ?


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New post 07 Oct 2018, 03:51
Hi

I am facing an error while going for the application fee payment transaction. The application fee got deducted from my credit card but there was an ERROR message that was displayed. The message is:
"An error has occurred. The problem has been logged by the system administrator"

I did twice the transaction and got the same message both the time. I am unable to submit the application until the transaction goes through. I have already mailed them and left a message.

Is anyone facing the same issue?
Can anyone guide me with some advice?

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Hi, I'm planning to apply to Broad for Fall 2019 course. I has no information about video essay such as how long it takes, how many questions, which criteria they are looking for in a video. Could someone who has experience for video essay in Broad share? Thanks in advance.


It it helps, here is a discussion on powerpoint and video essays happened last year.

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Essay A (required)

Please provide 2 PowerPoint Slides-

Slide 1. should illustrate why Michigan State University’s MBA program should admit you.
Slide 2. should include a writing sample (minimum 350 words).

Is it just me or is this realllyyy vague?


I think in a way, MSU intentionally made slide 1 vague in order to see what the applicant would do with it. Considering they get a lot of applications, making it a slide format is one way to allow applicants to really visually make their response stand out, and illustrate their capabilities with Powerpoint at the same time. This also allows you to very concisely point out what sets you apart from other applicants. I essentially picked 4 reasons that made me a good candidate and differentiated me from the crowd, and put those on the slide with supporting information to back each one up. Something I'd recommend thinking about would be what YOU can bring to Broad. Why should they want you amongst their class of 2020?

Another thing to consider is, if you click on the video interview link, you'll see that the first video question is essentially going to ask you to pitch your slide 1 like a presentation (in the 2 minutes). At least, that was my first video interview question (I'm assuming it will be the same for everyone). They tell you this ahead of time once you click on the link as a warning to ensure that you have completed the "essays"/slides before doing the video interview questions.


Thanks for the heads-up on the video question. I read the directions that stated to finish the slides first, but had not ventured that far to see how it references back.
I had a similar idea to you, picking 3 or 4 pictures/phrases that showcased what I am passionate about and how they relate to me/leadership/etc.

Did you start the writing sample yet? Did you pick a topic admissions related or just a seperate sample that shows your writing ability? I have a few argumentative pieces I've typed up over the years, but none that are related to my professional career. Not sure if that is out of scope or not.

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Did my video interview today...ugh, I am not a natural in front of the camera. It was harder than I expected for something so simple.

Oh yeah, and I cut one question off early thinking I had another retry, and I didn't. Oops.

I did interview on campus during my visit though and I think that went much better. I'll be submitting the application tomorrow after brushing up the slide/essay a bit.

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Hi,

I got an interview invite. Request others to pls share some advice on interview prep and also others whoever have got an invite can you pls share when you have booked the interview slots?
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I too got an interview invite. Have booked for 22nd oct!
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Did anybody complete their interview?
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Hey, has anyone tried out the video essay this year? Does it has to be through a webcam on the PC or laptop? Can a iPad with Interviewstream APP also do the job?
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I completed all standard tests. Should I try to apply for round 1 of MSU? I feel it's quite a little bit hurry. If I apply in round 2, is it more competitive than round 1?
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Hi,
Can anyone give some major points for the "Why Broad"? Would be helpful in preparing for the interview.
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You can talk about best in SCM, small class size and scholarships. Hope it helps. Btw when is ur interview due?
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You can talk about best in SCM, small class size and scholarships. Hope it helps. Btw when is ur interview due?



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Hello All,

Is it must to send official score report for application to Broad?? I can't see any info on website.

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I too had a doubt, so I sent the scores before-hand. You can ask the adcom for further clarity.
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Has anybody who applied in early round not got his recommendation submitted and received a mail from MSU that they are going to contact your recommender?
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Has anyone so far received an interview invitation in R1?
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Has any Indian candidate received an invite to meet up with Associate Dean in Hyderabad??
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