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# Calling all ISB Applicants - (2016 Intake) Class of 2017

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10 Dec 2015, 11:54
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Well in the last year's thread I saw a countdown. So let me do the honors this time

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10 Dec 2015, 21:54
chesterstreet wrote:
Here is a post on another forum by an ex ISB staff on how interviews are judged.

A lot of people who are getting the Chance Analysis mail are writing back to understand how does ISB grade the interviews. So here is what the scores mean one more time:

1 at the interview means you are a Direct Veto DING and need not apply again. (Very Rarely Happens)

2 at the interview means you are a direct DING but can apply again. (Most common among DINGs)

3 at the interview means Avg/ nothing great.

3.5 at the interview means above avg but still nothing great.

4 at the interview means good you got a chance if all else is okay.

4.5 at the interview means excellent and if all else is okay you will go through.

5 at the interview means Direct Veto ADMIT. Only someone very powerful in the ADCOM can object.

That means anything over and above 4, you should get through! Assuming you got an interview call that means all else was atleast okay!! Just thinking out loud....
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11 Dec 2015, 03:53
kunalarora23 wrote:
chesterstreet wrote:
Here is a post on another forum by an ex ISB staff on how interviews are judged.

A lot of people who are getting the Chance Analysis mail are writing back to understand how does ISB grade the interviews. So here is what the scores mean one more time:

1 at the interview means you are a Direct Veto DING and need not apply again. (Very Rarely Happens)

2 at the interview means you are a direct DING but can apply again. (Most common among DINGs)

3 at the interview means Avg/ nothing great.

3.5 at the interview means above avg but still nothing great.

4 at the interview means good you got a chance if all else is okay.

4.5 at the interview means excellent and if all else is okay you will go through.

5 at the interview means Direct Veto ADMIT. Only someone very powerful in the ADCOM can object.

That means anything over and above 4, you should get through! Assuming you got an interview call that means all else was atleast okay!! Just thinking out loud....

so just in case If i get a 3.5 I cannot make it?
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11 Dec 2015, 05:06
unimportant wrote:
kunalarora23 wrote:
chesterstreet wrote:
Here is a post on another forum by an ex ISB staff on how interviews are judged.

A lot of people who are getting the Chance Analysis mail are writing back to understand how does ISB grade the interviews. So here is what the scores mean one more time:

1 at the interview means you are a Direct Veto DING and need not apply again. (Very Rarely Happens)

2 at the interview means you are a direct DING but can apply again. (Most common among DINGs)

3 at the interview means Avg/ nothing great.

3.5 at the interview means above avg but still nothing great.

4 at the interview means good you got a chance if all else is okay.

4.5 at the interview means excellent and if all else is okay you will go through.

5 at the interview means Direct Veto ADMIT. Only someone very powerful in the ADCOM can object.

That means anything over and above 4, you should get through! Assuming you got an interview call that means all else was atleast okay!! Just thinking out loud....

so just in case If i get a 3.5 I cannot make it?

Replace should with could in my sentence.. Although I am not an expert here..one can apply loads of permutations & combinations on this....
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11 Dec 2015, 10:04
Anyone with an info on this:
How many applicants were there in R1 and how many received a call?
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11 Dec 2015, 12:22
gmatakhil wrote:

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12 Dec 2015, 06:12
The ratio is 9:5:1 = applications: interviewed: admitted, so for a class size of 720, total applications were 720*9
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12 Dec 2015, 06:47
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MensaNumber wrote:
Any idea how many apply to ISB each year?

This is what a current student has said on another related query elsewhere :- 6:1 =Applicants : Seats.
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-numbe ... r-ISBs-PGP
The class of 2016 has 813 students, both campuses included. So if you extrapolate, that means 4878 candidates had applied last year, of which 813 got in.
The breakup of interviewed number is anybody's guess, however!
What matters is how to be the '1'' out of the 6- so if you are past the interview stage, you could well make that 1 in 3-4 chance! Means you are better off than when you started off!!!
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12 Dec 2015, 07:35
MensaNumber wrote:
:)
But I think you didnt get me. I already have an offer from ISB. So my probability of getting in is 100%..haha

shyamnambiar wrote:
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I am already in as you can see in my profile I was just trying to see how competitive is ISB admissions compared to its peers.

It is now safer for you than you would be at the start of Russian Roulette, since the odds are better than 1 in 6!

Oh crap! Missed that! Congrats!! The gun is äll clear":)
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12 Dec 2015, 12:26
souvilibra wrote:
Anyone with an info on this:
How many applicants were there in R1 and how many received a call?

about 1100 interviews out of 1400 applications.
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12 Dec 2015, 12:35
MensaNumber wrote:
That looks way too high. where did you get that info?
chesterstreet wrote:
souvilibra wrote:
Anyone with an info on this:
How many applicants were there in R1 and how many received a call?

about 1100 interviews out of 1400 applications.

I kinda knew that was coming my way!

Its from an ex ISB staff on another forum, pagalguy, who is now a consultant. Btw this page is dead for ISB. The page at pagalguy is active an awful lot more than the one here.
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12 Dec 2015, 15:57
MensaNumber wrote:
:)
But I think you didnt get me. I already have an offer from ISB. So my probability of getting in is 100%..haha

shyamnambiar wrote:
MensaNumber wrote:
I am already in as you can see in my profile I was just trying to see how competitive is ISB admissions compared to its peers.

It is now safer for you than you would be at the start of Russian Roulette, since the odds are better than 1 in 6!

Congrats MensaNumber! Would you mind sharing with us your profile?

Thanks,
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12 Dec 2015, 21:15
about 1100 interviews out of 1400 applications.

So managing to get an interview invite was fairly easy 1100/1400. How does that 9:5:1 perceived ratio hold up. Not in a negative sense but I feel numbers/data related to ISB get skewed
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12 Dec 2015, 22:44
Have the results started to come out?? How does MensaNumber know that he/she is already in?? ?
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12 Dec 2015, 23:43
TheBruceWayne wrote:
Have the results started to come out?? How does MensaNumber know that he/she is already in?? ?

Was there an EA round?

Less than 72 hours to go, my nerves are frayed and patience is wearing thin...
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13 Dec 2015, 00:16
varunchand wrote:
TheBruceWayne wrote:
Have the results started to come out?? How does MensaNumber know that he/she is already in?? ?

Was there an EA round?

Less than 72 hours to go, my nerves are frayed and patience is wearing thin...

Not that I am aware of
I wonder how s/he already knows about the result. Or may be he is just confident because of this high GMAT Score.
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13 Dec 2015, 01:10
TheBruceWayne wrote:
varunchand wrote:
TheBruceWayne wrote:
Have the results started to come out?? How does MensaNumber know that he/she is already in?? ?

Was there an EA round?

Less than 72 hours to go, my nerves are frayed and patience is wearing thin...

Not that I am aware of
I wonder how s/he already knows about the result. Or may be he is just confident because of this high GMAT Score.

Have the admits started coming out?? So nervous..
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13 Dec 2015, 03:16
Plz tell me the status of admits? From the moment the lucky guy/girl has posted about the successful admit ive been checking the ISB portal every 10 mins... btw do we get a personalised kinda post on our portal or is some kind of list posted on the website?
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13 Dec 2015, 03:18
TheBruceWayne wrote:
varunchand wrote:
TheBruceWayne wrote:
Have the results started to come out?? How does MensaNumber know that he/she is already in?? ?

Was there an EA round?

Less than 72 hours to go, my nerves are frayed and patience is wearing thin...

Not that I am aware of
I wonder how s/he already knows about the result. Or may be he is just confident because of this high GMAT Score.

Have the admits started coming out?? So nervous..[/quote]

The results arent out just yet. MensaNumber must be an EEO candidate who would have been admitted a couple of years back.

The results are likely tomorrow evening, especially for the admits and waitlists.
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13 Dec 2015, 19:10
So today is most likely the day then?!?!
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