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# Calling all Carroll (Boston) Applicants: (2016 Intake) Class of 2018!!

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04 Dec 2015, 13:59
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I just got my acceptance email with a nice scholarship. Interviewed on 11/13.

Good luck everyone!

Congratulations!!!

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04 Dec 2015, 19:18
Congratulations! Did any Indian candidate get an interview invite ?

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Innovation meets entrepreneurship at the Carroll School of Management [#permalink]

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11 Dec 2015, 14:02
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 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: Innovation meets entrepreneurship at the Carroll School of Management Boston College alum, Phil Schiller '82, says this of entrepreneurs, "They change products. They change markets. They change industries. Sometimes, they even change the world." As a prospective MBA student, you're looking for opportunities that will nurture your entrepreneurship and equip you with the skills you need to create actionable change. At the Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carroll School of Management, we're providing just that.
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14 Dec 2015, 15:06
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Hi guys, i got accepted with a nice amount of scholarship. Good luck to you guys,

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15 Dec 2015, 00:08
Ashishkhgmat2015 wrote:
Congratulations! Did any Indian candidate get an interview invite ?

no movement yet.

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15 Dec 2015, 01:09
Ashishkhgmat2015 wrote:
Congratulations! Did any Indian candidate get an interview invite ?

I had an interview on 11th Dec. Interviewer was a second year student(GA) from India. It went well and I feel he understood me better. Indian+current student, so there was a sort connection. He asked few question based on Resume and goal which I guess admissions team would not have.

Now there is a long wait for result.

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Calling all Carroll (Boston) Applicants: (2016 Intake) Class of 2018!! [#permalink]

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15 Dec 2015, 07:26
I have received a lot of pm's. so I will just do a quick response here.
GMAT: 700
GPA: Okay I guess. I also took few evening classes in the local community college to boost it. (I don't believe BC ask you to send transcript from secondary schools, so if you did the evening class to make up your GPA, make sure to explain it in the optional essay and talk about it during the interview)
WE: 4.5 yr to date with a fortune 500 OEM. Pretty solid project management work experience.
Interview: Long story...my Skype interview was scheduled for Nov 20th, but I messed up the calendar somehow and tried to get a hold of the interviewer at the scheduled time one day ahead. At the same time he/she was interviewing another student. I called the Adcom 20mins after the scheduled time (one day ahead)... I realized that I made the worst mistake possible after the call. The good thing was that I didn't panic, I send out an email explained I was wrong, sorry about the confusion and explained what may caused it. BC was nice enough to set up an interview on that day for me. Chris B, a second year student, interviewed me. There were no tricky questions and It was a very relaxed interview.
Good luck to all

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"Should I retake the GMAT?" [#permalink]

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16 Dec 2015, 09:02
 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: "Should I retake the GMAT?" Despite the number of practice tests taken or hours spent in preparatory courses, sometimes the most prepared candidates feel they underperformed on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Even if you are satisfied with your current score, you might still be wondering what the benefits are, if any, of retaking the exam. Wherever you stand, consider these points before registering for another test date.
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16 Dec 2015, 18:26
I am an Indian candidate who has been interviewed as well, to all those waiting, I can only say Carroll's process seems to be a little different from rest of the schools, which I guess adds more appeal to the school. So hang in there everyone. Btw kheown have you made up your mind where you'll be going next fall?

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17 Dec 2015, 07:37
deepakahuja090390 wrote:
I am an Indian candidate who has been interviewed as well, to all those waiting, I can only say Carroll's process seems to be a little different from rest of the schools, which I guess adds more appeal to the school. So hang in there everyone. Btw kheown have you made up your mind where you'll be going next fall?

Not yet. I have 1 more decision coming up soon, and then I'll be able to make my mind up. I'll let you know!

Best of luck!

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Re: Calling all Carroll (Boston) Applicants: (2016 Intake) Class of 2018!! [#permalink]

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20 Dec 2015, 11:13
Hey guys!!
Indian male/Automotive Engineer working with one of the world's largest automotive companies for the past 4 years/GMAT:640..
Shall i apply for R2?
Is it practical to apply to Carroll with a 640?

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21 Dec 2015, 02:25
SnakeEyes wrote:
Hey guys!!
Indian male/Automotive Engineer working with one of the world's largest automotive companies for the past 4 years/GMAT:640..
Shall i apply for R2?
Is it practical to apply to Carroll with a 640?

I don't anyone can advice you on this. There other skills which do matter and which you only know. 640 I feel is slightly on lower side. It is always good to apply early. There are chances for better scholarship.

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Five reasons to visit Boston this winter [#permalink]

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22 Dec 2015, 08:02
 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: Five reasons to visit Boston this winter If the Boston College Carroll School of Management is on your list of potential business schools, you may have already considered Boston's infamous snowfall. Yes, last year marked the city's snowiest winter of all time, but there are so many wonderful things to do here that we can't help but look forward to the winter months. (And for the record, we've mostly seen sunshine and 50-degree temps so far...)
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24 Dec 2015, 00:03
I don't think 640 is a score on lower side. Ideally, if the schools boosts that they are holistic in their admission process then it does not make sense to say any particular score is less or more. Again, if you see the Carrols ranking, its in top 40s. I don't feel there should be any point in saying that 640 is a lower score for a school with that rank.

Also, its weird to see more students with 700+ scores applying to it.

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27 Dec 2015, 05:05
FYI, I have decided not to enroll in BC. That should free up some scholarship money for other candidates.

Best of luck!
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27 Dec 2015, 21:55
kheown wrote:
FYI, I have decided not to enroll in BC. That should free up some scholarship money for other candidates.

Best of luck!
kheown

Hey Kheown,

Where are you joining then? Also, Guys any interview invites??? My application is under review from 60 odd days...!!!! Any Indians getting interview invites?

Regards
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28 Dec 2015, 09:29
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kheown wrote:
FYI, I have decided not to enroll in BC. That should free up some scholarship money for other candidates.

Best of luck!
kheown

Hey Kheown,

Where are you joining then? Also, Guys any interview invites??? My application is under review from 60 odd days...!!!! Any Indians getting interview invites?

Regards
Murtaza

To be honest, I'm still undecided between a couple of options, but I still have a few more days to think about them before making a decision.

Regards,
kheown

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Five New Year's resolutions to improve your MBA candidacy [#permalink]

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31 Dec 2015, 08:02
 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: Five New Year's resolutions to improve your MBA candidacy As we welcome 2016, most of us will also welcome a new list of hopes, plans, or goals for the year ahead. For you, that could mean a highly anticipated admissions decision from the MBA program that topped your list, or it could mean the early stages of the MBA application. Wherever you are in the process, these five resolutions will help improve your candidacy now and well into your MBA journey.
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This is it: Apply today to start your part-time MBA this month [#permalink]

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05 Jan 2016, 08:02
 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: This is it: Apply today to start your part-time MBA this month Are developing new skills, growing your network, and accelerating your career among your resolutions for 2016? Boston College's Part-Time MBA Program allows you to accomplish all of that, while giving you the opportunity to apply what you're learning directly to your current work. What's best is, if you apply today, you could receive a decision in time to start your MBA program in just a few weeks. Interested?
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Q&A with Michael Puopolo, BC MBA '16, on student life at BC [#permalink]

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08 Jan 2016, 08:02
 FROM Carroll (Boston College) Admissions Blog: Q&A with Michael Puopolo, BC MBA '16, on student life at BC When you arrive at BC, you'll quickly realize that there's more to making your mark than a rigorous, market-driven curriculum taught by our thought-leading faculty. Just as important for your graduate experience is your time spent outside of the classroom, where you'll encounter even more opportunities to grow, lead, and excel in the world of business.
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