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# Calling All Fall 2011 USC Marshall Applicants!

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21 Dec 2010, 17:54
On what basis are Marshall MBA scholarships awarded? I have very high GPA/GMAT, but average work experience. Are scholarships awarded on numbers basis or more holistic evaluation? Thanks in advance for answers.

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22 Dec 2010, 11:51
jorytime wrote:
On what basis are Marshall MBA scholarships awarded? I have very high GPA/GMAT, but average work experience. Are scholarships awarded on numbers basis or more holistic evaluation? Thanks in advance for answers.

From their website: "The Admissions Committee bases fellowship award decisions on a range of criteria, including scholastic merit, leadership, work experience and other characteristics that add value to the academic and social atmosphere of USC Marshall."

Having said that, I think that if your numbers are above their 80% range you stand a good chance to get some \$\$ thrown at you (if you get accepted).

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Optional Video Interview for MBA.PM?!? [#permalink]

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22 Dec 2010, 16:35
I just got an invitation to submit a video interview for MBA.PM Program...email below.

Thank you for your application to the USC Marshall MBA.PM Program. We would like to offer you the opportunity to supplement your application with a video interview. Participation is optional. If you choose to submit a video, please Click Here and follow the instructions. We appreciate your interest in the Marshall MBA.PM Program.

Sincerely,

I'd not heard of this - anyone else? The link takes you to some MYCOLLEGEi site which doesn't seem affiliated with Marshall or USC - typically MBA.PM applicants are not invited to interview. Is this good or bad? Should I take the time to put something together or just sit in front of a web-cam or skip it altogether?

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27 Dec 2010, 08:20
zencola wrote:
I just got an invitation to submit a video interview for MBA.PM Program...email below.

Thank you for your application to the USC Marshall MBA.PM Program. We would like to offer you the opportunity to supplement your application with a video interview. Participation is optional. If you choose to submit a video, please Click Here and follow the instructions. We appreciate your interest in the Marshall MBA.PM Program.

Sincerely,

I'd not heard of this - anyone else? The link takes you to some MYCOLLEGEi site which doesn't seem affiliated with Marshall or USC - typically MBA.PM applicants are not invited to interview. Is this good or bad? Should I take the time to put something together or just sit in front of a web-cam or skip it altogether?

I also received that e-mail. USC never stated anything about a potential video interview during the admission process. Also, the e-mail doesn't even specify a due date so it doesn't seem like a important factor for admissions to me. Personally, i think i am going to pass... what are you going to do?

And yes, I'm in for Round 1 MBA.PM.

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27 Dec 2010, 21:47
@zencola and @noname0: I also received a similar email. I ended up creating an account on mycollege. It looks like the due date for the video is February 1st. Once you login you get some specs on the question they are asking. It's a 4 minute limit on the video.

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01 Jan 2011, 23:18
Updated Roll Call.

I am having my interview on Jan 11 on campus, anyone having the interview same day. It would be nice to meet

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04 Jan 2011, 20:21
For those of you who have already interviewed, can someone tell me if the interview is blind (resume only) or has the interviewer reviewed your entire app prior to the interview? Thanks in advance!

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07 Jan 2011, 08:05
In for round 2!

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08 Jan 2011, 00:37
My ayi dropped my GMAT report into some food and now my score report looks kinda gross. Does Marshall really REQUIRE a scanned version of the GMAT score report? Mine's covered with food smudges.

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08 Jan 2011, 01:06
@greennamek Interviewed today via Skype. The interviewer said she had the whole package but she wasn't the original reviewer adding that she'd follow the marks and notes on the app. So I guess the interview is not resume-only.

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08 Jan 2011, 05:05
toeytap wrote:
@greennamek Interviewed today via Skype. The interviewer said she had the whole package but she wasn't the original reviewer adding that she'd follow the marks and notes on the app. So I guess the interview is not resume-only.

Thanks a bunch for the heads up toeytap!

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Schools: Fuqua (Accepted), Ross (Dinged), Haas (Dinged), Goizueta (Accepted), Boston University (Accepted), USC Marshall (Accepted)
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10 Jan 2011, 02:16
Just submitted my R2 application.

That's the last of them. Now what am I supposed to do with my evenings and weekends?

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10 Jan 2011, 09:22
bkwrm24 wrote:
Just submitted my R2 application.

That's the last of them. Now what am I supposed to do with my evenings and weekends?

LOL I hear you!

All the best for all your interviews.

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10 Jan 2011, 09:24
Updated Roll call.

I have my interview tomorrow and will definitely post details on that.

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10 Jan 2011, 20:02
I was just wondering if people submitted their essays as one large document into the program-specific tab, or if they split it up into several and submitted the second and third essays as part of the "Additional Documents" upload section.
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10 Jan 2011, 21:30
CyberC1 wrote:
I was just wondering if people submitted their essays as one large document into the program-specific tab, or if they split it up into several and submitted the second and third essays as part of the "Additional Documents" upload section.

I uploaded the essays as one document; used the additional documents section for my unofficial transcripts.

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10 Jan 2011, 21:32
bkwrm24 wrote:
CyberC1 wrote:
I was just wondering if people submitted their essays as one large document into the program-specific tab, or if they split it up into several and submitted the second and third essays as part of the "Additional Documents" upload section.

I uploaded the essays as one document; used the additional documents section for my unofficial transcripts.

Cool... thanks!
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10 Jan 2011, 22:42
Round 2 here.... USC Alum as well

Any other USC alums on here? How are we faring after round 1?

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11 Jan 2011, 06:52
BeautifulMind2011 wrote:
Updated Roll call.

I have my interview tomorrow and will definitely post details on that.

Best of luck to you! Eagerly awaiting to hear about how your interview goes.

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11 Jan 2011, 10:44
brendo wrote:
Round 2 here.... USC Alum as well

Any other USC alums on here? How are we faring after round 1?

R1 decisions will be out on 2/1. Patiently waiting here.

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Re: Calling All Fall 2011 USC Marshall Applicants!   [#permalink] 11 Jan 2011, 10:44

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