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Calling all Harvard (HBS) Applicants Class of 2020 (2018 intake)

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Elated. Never lose hope - be true to yourself and make impact in the world around you. Stats do not define a person, their contributions do.

Invited to Interview on: 2017/10/02
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So, today was the only day when invites are being sent? Does it mean that if I haven't received an invite today, I am not "moving forward"?


Read this http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/Pages ... ector.aspx

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Elated. Never lose hope - be true to yourself and make impact in the world around you. Stats do not define a person, their contributions do.

Invited to Interview on: 2017/10/02
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Invited on: 2017/10/02


What time did you get your invite?


Honestly, I was looking for an invite from 9-9:05am California time. When I didnt see anything then I was a bit dejected. Then suddenly bam, at 10am sharp I got the email!!!!

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Got a mail from HBS - got rejected


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Got a mail from HBS - got rejected


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Sorry to hear that. But I thought that they'll send dings only on Thursday.


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Great updates bb

It was as if we are watching Breaking News - Live Updates :-)
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Congratulations to those who received invites. Hopefully more of us will hear back on Thursday.

Noticed the invited all have especially high quant scores. Probably shouldn't read too much into that.

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Any Indians receive invites?

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Any Indians receive invites?


Hello kmwantstogoschool - At least have not heard on the forum till now. But I bet there will at least few. We also have Thursday results pending. Stay Tuned! :-)
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You mean the undesirables?


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We literally cannot catch a break can we...disappointed.

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You can find all the data in the HBS Decision Tracker - just click on the gray "Invited to Interview" circle. Here is a screenshot frozen in time....


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Only 13 from GMAT club? That seems low, either people are not updating their status or not all invites for today have gone out. Does HBS normally send all the invites of day one at the exact same time?


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Only 13 from GMAT club? That seems low, either people are not updating their status or not all invites for today have gone out. Does HBS normally send all the invites of day one at the exact same time?


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I'm pretty sure all of them came out in one wave today. It's likely that people haven't updated their status but I think it may also be possible that the Thursday wave will be bigger because of today's technical issues. I think it's unlikely that more are coming today but that's just my opinion.


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New post 02 Oct 2017, 13:12
It's already 4pm on the East Coast so I wouldn't expect more invites to go out today.

Man check out those quant scores. Do I need to retake the GMAT? ;)

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Good luck for Thursday everyone!

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I guess there are reasons to feel that not enough invites went out, but I believe that they did. I think 67% invites are out like they said it would. I’d not be more hopeful on Thursday.

That said, I hope all of us get an interview.


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Thanks everyone for the rolling updates, I know today’s certainly been a rollercoaster ride! To those with invites, congratulations and all the best for your interviews! I do still feel like, statistically speaking, there should have been more people invited. Perhaps some Gmat Club regulars, or reapplicants can shed some light here, generally what were the stats in previous years on day 1 of invitations?. Is this a normal turnout according to the tracker and chat rooms?

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Apt picture to sum up our situation right now.


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The good thing is, whatever the result, we're all still beautiful independent women who made it this far.


Reposting this for everyone who is now waiting until Thursday....also I made stress induced brownies if anyone wants one.

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