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not really sure that the number will grow that much, heard that intake per cycle is around 500 people, considering that they need to have some spots to be filled in R3 and R4, current 308 ppl is better on to believe, i think...

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not really sure that the number will grow that much, heard that intake per cycle is around 500 people, considering that they need to have some spots to be filled in R3 and R4, current 308 ppl is better on to believe, i think...



I would very much prefer to believe you nechets :D Do you know what the total number of candidate is ?

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Quick question for all R2 admits that plan to enroll for the Class of 17D - Did you accept the terms on the MBA Confirmation Form (Form 12)?

I wasn't able to log on to MBA Connect and only just confirmed my participation to the program. However, the check list shows a date of 27.06.2016. Would it be okay or should I check with CT?

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Hi,

First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

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First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

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Hi chimish, an R2 applicant, I did not have the Kira talent as part of the application process. It must be a new policy starting from R3. Although I cannot give you direct insight on it, I know other schools such as Kellogg and Yale use similar process, so maybe you could take a look at their forums and get the idea of how this video essay thing works.

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Hi,

First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

Cheers!!!


R3 applicant. No idea what Kira talent is?
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Hi,

First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

Cheers!!!


chimish - I am an R3 applicant too. The video essay is a requirement for applicants of September'17 and onward batches . Refer to this link - www(dot)insead(dot)edu/ajax/node/7731. Hope this brings you some relief in the dreadful wait :)

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Hi,

First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

Cheers!!!


chimish - I am an R3 applicant too. The video essay is a requirement for applicants of September'17 and onward batches . Refer to this link - www(dot)insead(dot)edu/ajax/node/7731. Hope this brings you some relief in the dreadful wait :)

Cheers!


Thanks for posting Chimish,

So this video interview for next Intake. good to know
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Anyone here apply for need-based scholarships? Any news?


We will be notified August 5 no?

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First I would like to congratulate all the R1 and R2 admits and extend heartiest best wishes to those waitlisted.

I am a R3 applicant and while I have been waiting anxiously to hear some new news, I have not come across a substantial number of R3 applicants on the forum. Can we have head count for the same? Although I know 15 Jul seems too far from now, but some positive words from fellow R3 applicants can provide assurance that am not in the boat alone.

I quick question to the admits.. The INSEAD website states that prior to the interview call, one needs to submit video essays on Kira talent, however, non of the earlier posts mentions anything regarding the same. Some insights on that plz?? :) :)

Cheers!!!


Another R3 applicant here. I agree that the video interview part was a bit confusing, since they'd updated the application instructions for R1 of the next intake before this intake was complete. Either way, no need to worry about it.

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Hi all, I was just playing around with data from MBAConnect. I thought all R3, R4 and WL candidates would benefit from this. This is the breakdown of people admitted (those who have registered on MBAConnect) by their Primary country of citizenship. The total sample size is 354 at the moment.

Indian 52
American 31
Chinese 30
Lebanese 22
Canadian 18
Brazilian 15
Spanish 14
French 12
German 12
British 10
Russian 10
Australian 10
Italian 9
Singaporean 8
South African 7
Pakistani 6
Moroccan 5
Indonesian 5
Japanese 5
Turkish 5
Philippine 5
Portuguese 5
Taiwanese 3
Swiss 3
Greek 3
Czech 3
Korean 3
Bangladeshi 2
Nigerian 2
Vietnamese 2
Cypriot 2
Egyptian 2
Lithuanian 2
Chilean 2
Moldovan 2
Dutch 2
Polish 2
Iraqi 1
Nepalese 1
Ukrainian 1
New Zealander 1
Argentine 1
Malaysian 1
Trinidad and Tobago 1
Mexican 1
Venezuelan 1
Peruvian 1
Guatemalan 1
Austrian 1
Croat 1
Belarusian 1
Thai 1
Georgian 1
Israeli 1
Romanian 1
Uruguayan 1
Bruneian 1
Myanmarese 1
Bulgarian 1
Slovak 1
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Another quick one before I stop. This time by age group and number of admitted candidates that have registered.

Age Group #
23-25 31
26-28 165
29-31 125
32-34 32
35-37 1

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Thank you very much for this!

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Am I correct that MBA Connect reflects admitted students but not necessarily those enrolling? Or is it unlikely that someone would bother signing up for it if they probably were going elsewhere?

My obvious concern is that the yield this year might be higher than in the past due to the #1 ranking and certain people obsessing over that.

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Am I correct that MBA Connect reflects admitted students but not necessarily those enrolling? Or is it unlikely that someone would bother signing up for it if they probably were going elsewhere?

My obvious concern is that the yield this year might be higher than in the past due to the #1 ranking and certain people obsessing over that.


My 2 cents.

INSEAD gives all admitted students access to MBA Connect. So, these are the people who have been admitted and who have registered and logged into the system. I am sure many of the students there would not end up enrolling in the programme i.e, the yield would definitely be less than 100%. What role the FT ranking would play is anyone's guess. However, I doubt most will make their decisions based on that one factor. I read somewhere that the yield is around 75%. (in poets&quants, I think)

Also, even if someone is going elsewhere, they might register just to check the portal out. I signed up for the IESE portal when I was admitted there.

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Hi all, I was just playing around with data from MBAConnect. I thought all R3, R4 and WL candidates would benefit from this. This is the breakdown of people admitted (those who have registered on MBAConnect) by their Primary country of citizenship. The total sample size is 354 at the moment.

Indian 52
American 31
Chinese 30
Lebanese 22
Canadian 18
Brazilian 15
Spanish 14
French 12
German 12
British 10
Russian 10
Australian 10
Italian 9
Singaporean 8
South African 7
Pakistani 6
Moroccan 5
Indonesian 5
Japanese 5
Turkish 5
Philippine 5
Portuguese 5
Taiwanese 3
Swiss 3
Greek 3
Czech 3
Korean 3
Bangladeshi 2
Nigerian 2
Vietnamese 2
Cypriot 2
Egyptian 2
Lithuanian 2
Chilean 2
Moldovan 2
Dutch 2
Polish 2
Iraqi 1
Nepalese 1
Ukrainian 1
New Zealander 1
Argentine 1
Malaysian 1
Trinidad and Tobago 1
Mexican 1
Venezuelan 1
Peruvian 1
Guatemalan 1
Austrian 1
Croat 1
Belarusian 1
Thai 1
Georgian 1
Israeli 1
Romanian 1
Uruguayan 1
Bruneian 1
Myanmarese 1
Bulgarian 1
Slovak 1
Grand Total 354


This is looking bad. if already 52 Indians are admitted. not much left for R3.
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Hi all, I was just playing around with data from MBAConnect. I thought all R3, R4 and WL candidates would benefit from this. This is the breakdown of people admitted (those who have registered on MBAConnect) by their Primary country of citizenship. The total sample size is 354 at the moment.

Indian 52
American 31
Chinese 30
Lebanese 22
Canadian 18
Brazilian 15
Spanish 14
French 12
German 12
British 10
Russian 10
Australian 10
Italian 9
Singaporean 8
South African 7
Pakistani 6
Moroccan 5
Indonesian 5
Japanese 5
Turkish 5
Philippine 5
Portuguese 5
Taiwanese 3
Swiss 3
Greek 3
Czech 3
Korean 3
Bangladeshi 2
Nigerian 2
Vietnamese 2
Cypriot 2
Egyptian 2
Lithuanian 2
Chilean 2
Moldovan 2
Dutch 2
Polish 2
Iraqi 1
Nepalese 1
Ukrainian 1
New Zealander 1
Argentine 1
Malaysian 1
Trinidad and Tobago 1
Mexican 1
Venezuelan 1
Peruvian 1
Guatemalan 1
Austrian 1
Croat 1
Belarusian 1
Thai 1
Georgian 1
Israeli 1
Romanian 1
Uruguayan 1
Bruneian 1
Myanmarese 1
Bulgarian 1
Slovak 1
Grand Total 354


60 nationalities already .....that's a whole lot of diversity and I hope I get a chance to experience it :)

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This is looking bad. if already 52 Indians are admitted. not much left for R3.


Hi prabhakar09,

Dont worry too much about this. The INSEAD AOs insist that applicants have equal chances of getting admitted in each round. Even though the # of Indians is already 52, not all of them would enroll. I would say, put all your efforts into putting a stellar application for R3. Then cross your fingers and sit tight. Let things flow and unfold naturally. :-D

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This is looking bad. if already 52 Indians are admitted. not much left for R3.


Hi prabhakar09,

Dont worry too much about this. The INSEAD AOs insist that applicants have equal chances of getting admitted in each round. Even though the # of Indians is already 52, not all of them would enroll. I would say, put all your efforts into putting a stellar application for R3. Then cross your fingers and sit tight. Let things flow and unfold naturally. :-D


Thanks a lot for the words of encouragement,

and it's a good attitude to have... " Let the chips fall where they may"
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