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Calling all Harvard MBA Applicants: (2019 Intake) Class of 2021!

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Anyone else feel silly for even bothering to apply? I suppose people don't normally get into harvard with a 2.9 gpa but maybe the adcom got a good laugh out of my essay. If nothing else atleast I think I'm funny lol.

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Any Indians who got an invite?

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Nope...fingers crossed
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Anyone else feel silly for even bothering to apply? I suppose people don't normally get into harvard with a 2.9 gpa but maybe the adcom got a good laugh out of my essay. If nothing else atleast I think I'm funny lol.

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Until this moment, I still think that I am qualified and deserve, and especially, my essay is top notch. (Not only me think so but my mentor/friends...). However, the adcom may think different from me.

I have got used to failing for not really a reason... That's life. Harvard is just a business school.
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christopherlaw wrote:
Anyone else feel silly for even bothering to apply? I suppose people don't normally get into harvard with a 2.9 gpa but maybe the adcom got a good laugh out of my essay. If nothing else atleast I think I'm funny lol.

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I can relate to that feeling, but I still think it was worth a shot. If it doesn't happen, it was never meant to. But at least I tried, gave it my all and do not have any regrets. As the poster above me said, that's life.
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Anyone else feel silly for even bothering to apply? I suppose people don't normally get into harvard with a 2.9 gpa but maybe the adcom got a good laugh out of my essay. If nothing else atleast I think I'm funny lol.

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A fortnight back, I too had the same feeling on Oxford said. But it's never the end of the world right. As Woody Allen said, "80 percent of success is showing up.” So cheer up, we at least tried.
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New post 03 Oct 2018, 09:41
Yeah, there was the Om... dude who got an invite. :)
I don't know of any Indian tech guy who got an invite so far.
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mapqrs wrote:
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I got an interview invite email from Harvard at 9:02 AM PST!!! I’ll post detailed stats if anyone is interested in a few hours.

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OmManiPadmeHbs interested in hearing your stats if you would still like to share
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New post 03 Oct 2018, 14:02
Not from India! Working in the west coast in the U.S.


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Yeah, there was the Om... dude who got an invite. :)
I don't know of any Indian tech guy who got an invite so far.
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mapqrs wrote:
Any Indians who got an invite?

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Nope...fingers crossed
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New post 03 Oct 2018, 20:14
Yeah I emailed them yesterday and got a quick response we would get the email shortly. Was about to message you about it but just saw this.

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I was notified that the email for the additional recommender will come shortly.

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Let me know what they say and I will do the same. I just thought SEAs didn't even look at it until you were accepted by the MBA program since you can't get into just the SEAs part.


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I am not sure either, but I was going off of the guidance online here:

"Interviewed candidates must submit one additional recommendation for the Master of Science portion of the application. The recommender form will be made available to you with instructions via email at the time you are invited to interview. The recommender should speak to your technical capabilities and experience."

But yes, I'll probably follow up with the admissions team with an email.


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No HBS for me

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OMG I just got an invite! Unreal. I did not get an email so I thought I did not get it.
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New post 04 Oct 2018, 09:11
That's a no here :( bye yall
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New post 04 Oct 2018, 09:12
Found out the rejection on the portal :( didn't even bother to send an email.
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Same here...no invite.. :|
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New post 04 Oct 2018, 09:28
Deferred to round two, so it looks like the waiting game will continue into January
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New post 04 Oct 2018, 09:29
Got an invite! Kind of in shock, thought I was dinged. Received at 12:12ET via portal.

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Updates for the last hour:

  • Denied, 5 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:780 (Q49 V51), GPA: 3.42, Industry: Consulting, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 6 minutes ago, from United States, GPA: 3.94, Industry: Computer Software, WE 51, heard via: portal_update
  • Invited to interview, 9 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:740 (Q51 V38), GPA: 3.7, Industry: Accounting, WE 60, heard via: portal_update
  • Invited to interview, 12 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:760 (Q49 V47), GPA: 3.7, Industry: Other, WE 48, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 17 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:760 (Q50 V42), GPA: 3.9, Industry: Computer Software, WE 60, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 23 minutes ago, from Germany, GMAT:780 (Q51 V48), GPA: 3.8, Industry: Consulting, WE 29, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 24 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:740 (Q46 V46), GPA: 3.2, Industry: Health Care, WE 66, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 25 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:780 (Q50 V48), GPA: 3.5, Industry: Other, WE 79, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 26 minutes ago, from Canada, GMAT:740 (Q49 V42), GPA: 3.99, Industry: Consulting, WE 60, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 26 minutes ago, from Canada, GMAT:740 (Q51 V39), GPA: 3.9, Industry: Consulting, WE 35, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 27 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:730 (Q49 V40), GPA: 3.7, Industry: Telecommunications, WE 40, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 27 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:700, GPA: 3.11, Industry: Education, WE 133, heard via: portal_update

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New post 04 Oct 2018, 09:49
Just got my invite. Does anyone know whether getting an invite on Oct. 4 vs. Oct 1 matters? I know they sent out 75% of acceptances on monday. Wondering if the batches sent out today were more of the "borderline" invites.
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Updates for the last hour:

  • Denied, 22 minutes ago, from United States, GPA: 3.71, heard via: email
  • Invited to interview, 22 minutes ago, from Qatar, GMAT:730 (Q47 V42), GPA: 3.74, Industry: Real Estate, WE 39, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 23 minutes ago, from South Africa, GMAT:780 (Q49 V51), GPA: 3.73, Industry: Insurance, WE 40, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 37 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:760 (Q50 V42), GPA: 3.72, Industry: Consulting, WE 36, heard via: portal_update
  • Denied, 50 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:700 (Q43 V44), GPA: 3.53, Industry: Journalism and Publishing, WE 85, heard via: portal_update

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OMG I just got an invite! Unreal. I did not get an email so I thought I did not get it.
it felt unreal for me too!!
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