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Heys people,

Nauman here from ISB Co2017.
With just a fortnight remaining for the Round1 deadline, me and my batchmates are being flooded with queries regarding the application process, essays, career opportunities and general ISB gyaan. As you might already be knowing, we have already launched the Student-Connect program to help you out. Taking it a step further, we have created an official Facebook group for the Co2018 aspirants where you can connect with the current batch and get your queries resolved. I request you to join the group and be updated. You can find us at

https://www.facebook.com/groups/972981556180393/

PS : Its a closed group so you need to send us a joining request.

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New post 01 Oct 2016, 23:07
Hello,

Thank you to everyone who is contributing to this thread - your posts and questions have been very insightful.

I have two questions I need help with. Responses from current students/admissions consultants would be helpful!

1. I have had multiple roles at my current organization. Should I list them out as separate in Section 5/Employment details? Asking because I want to list 5 achievements/responsibilities per ROLE, whereas the application interface allows for 5 achievements/responsibilities per ORGANIZATION.

2. I want to mention 2 summer internships from college (because they are very recognizable brands) - what is the best place in the application form to name drop them?

I will apply in the cycle 1 deadline Oct 15.

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Hello,

Thank you to everyone who is contributing to this thread - your posts and questions have been very insightful.

I have two questions I need help with. Responses from current students/admissions consultants would be helpful!

1. I have had multiple roles at my current organization. Should I list them out as separate in Section 5/Employment details? Asking because I want to list 5 achievements/responsibilities per ROLE, whereas the application interface allows for 5 achievements/responsibilities per ORGANIZATION.

2. I want to mention 2 summer internships from college (because they are very recognizable brands) - what is the best place in the application form to name drop them?

I will apply in the cycle 1 deadline Oct 15.


Akbar Bhai,

I will answer your first question- if you want to break up the responsibilities and achievements per role and write them at 5 separate places, its perfectly fine. I adopt that approach for my applicants who have substantial work experience. However, draft them well because you are still increasing the adcom's work in asking them to read that extra info.
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Hi - I'm almost tint he final stages of my ISB application, however I;m not able to add two recommenders (evaluators). The moment I add one evaluator, I don't have the option of adding another. Please help

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Hi all,

My evaluaor says to have submitted his recommendation but i havent received any from ISB confirming the same yet..
Please guide.

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Hi - I'm almost tint he final stages of my ISB application, however I;m not able to add two recommenders (evaluators). The moment I add one evaluator, I don't have the option of adding another. Please help


You need only one recommendation for this years application.

Refer Application Instructions.

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Hi All,

Could someone suggest a good essay consultant in India. I am planning to apply in R2 ISB and need help .

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Hello everybody,

My profile as follows

10th- 92 %
12th- 88%

B.Tech- CGPA 5.9/10 (Mumbai university)

GMAT- 660

Work ex- 6.5 years with a leading manufacturing company split into

1 yr- Quality assurance- Won an award on national level for my project
3 yrs- Logistics, production planning
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controlling etc.

International exp- Well, being in manufacturing setup, on-site work is absent. However, in my current function, I work primarily with international colleagues, I am not very sure whether this can be counted as international exp.


Extra currics- Decent..nothing extra ordinary

Request the seniors to comment on my profile standing a chance for ISB Round 2.

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There is a separate thread for profile evaluation requests. Please post your request there. (Link) Use this place to discuss application strategy, interview/admission updates, questions on essays/recommendations, etc.

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Hello everybody,

My profile as follows

10th- 92 %
12th- 88%

B.Tech- CGPA 5.9/10 (Mumbai university)

GMAT- 660

Work ex- 6.5 years with a leading manufacturing company split into

1 yr- Quality assurance- Won an award on national level for my project
3 yrs- Logistics, production planning
2.5 yrs (Present function)- Commercial counterpart for R&D projects which includes product costing, project budgeting, cost
controlling etc.

International exp- Well, being in manufacturing setup, on-site work is absent. However, in my current function, I work primarily with international colleagues, I am not very sure whether this can be counted as international exp.


Extra currics- Decent..nothing extra ordinary

Request the seniors to comment on my profile standing a chance for ISB Round 2.

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Guys, The deadline to submit your ISB app is just 3 days away! Are you ready to submit your application? How many applicants have submitted already?
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Reapplicant here, Submitted my app yesterday.

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Submitted my app now for R1. God Bless.
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Submitted on 12th Oct. after 3 weeks of slogging with the essays.

Now, doing the research for other places.

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Submitted my application today. Fingers crossed!

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  • Today is the last day to submit your ISB application in Round1. All the Best to all who have already submitted. May the force be with you guys!

  • Please share your application/essay experience and tips in this thread which will help R2 applicants or those who are applying next year.

  • Visit the ISB Reviews page to read interview debriefs of previous applicants http://gmatclub.com/reviews/business_school/isb-31

  • As you submit your application, please do not forget to change your ISB profile status to 'Application Submitted' on your MBA timeline. It will give some stats and insights for others to look into.


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Applied and now the wait begins..

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Hi All,
I just received an interview early decision invite for round 1 and am pretty excited about it. Could some one please throw some light on this ?
I would like to know the acceptance rate for such decisions, also I'm interested in any tips and advices you are willing to share out of your experiences. Thanks
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I just got a mail from ISB stating that i have been shortlisted for early decisions category and the interview will be scheduled between 22/10 to 4/11 and decision will be conveyed by 7/11. Can you please explain what is this early decision category?


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Those who got early decision interview calls- When did you submit your application?

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