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# Calling all MIT Sloan 2008 applicants

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13 Aug 2007, 22:02
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28 Jan 2008, 15:19
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wisepig wrote:
IN!!!! OMG, this makes everything worth it!

I always believed in you, wisepig!

(gosh wisepig is fun to say)
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29 Jan 2008, 00:38
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For international student, visa considerations are quite real. Anyway, let's see how things pan out

Good luck - R2 applicants.

Some advice: I think I had a strong application, but a bad interview. In retrospect, I should have been more familiar with S-T-A-R technique and with de-constructing situations to what I thought, felt, did etc. Urge R2's to be better prepared than I was.
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01 Feb 2008, 16:42
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Did you get the interview schedule today?
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03 May 2008, 08:43
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They're still on the site...

The cover letter is a mainstay of the Sloan application. The other questions vary a bit (I can't speak to the LFM essays), but they always start with "Tell us about a time..." Sloan is big into concrete examples in both their essays and interviews.
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13 Aug 2007, 22:11
Let me be the 1st to jump on in this bandwagon. MIT is my #1 pick.
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13 Aug 2007, 22:14
im in. signed up for an ambassadors program visit in late sept.
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13 Aug 2007, 22:16
dabots wrote:
im in. signed up for an ambassadors program visit in late sept.

When are you going? I am attending the 1st available session on 09/17.

God, Boston hotel rates suck. Did you manage to find decent affordable accomodations.
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13 Aug 2007, 22:20
dabots wrote:
im in. signed up for an ambassadors program visit in late sept.

When are you going? I am attending the 1st available session on 09/17.

God, Boston hotel rates suck. Did you manage to find decent affordable accomodations.

ill be in boston sept 23-25. crashing with a college friend whose a med student in boston. so yes i did fine affordable housing, but im sleeping on the couch.
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13 Aug 2007, 22:25
Yeah, Boston rates are crazy. I am looking to book a hotel for 2-3 days during the last week of Sept. Haven't found a single place offering a decent rate
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13 Aug 2007, 22:56
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Yeah, Boston rates are crazy. I am looking to book a hotel for 2-3 days during the last week of Sept. Haven't found a single place offering a decent rate

I just booked at the days hotel on soldier field road about 5 miles from MIT. \$90 per day.
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14 Aug 2007, 03:17
The tough thing about staying in Boston isn't just finding a place its finding your way around. Make sure that you stay near a T-station, its a tough enough subway system as it is but its better than taking a cab.

I know there are a at least a couple Days Inn on Soldiers Field Rd so you should be able to find a room. They should be right around 100 dollars and not the 300-400 you see at a lot of places. All the big cities are expensive. We are planning our Chicago trip right now and its the only place we don't have a free place to stay. Of course my wife likes to stay at nice places so 300 bucks a night here we come.
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14 Aug 2007, 08:06
Count me in for Round 2
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14 Aug 2007, 08:35
I am hoping to do MIT for R1...right now I am aiming at 4 R1 apps if things go right.
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14 Aug 2007, 08:46
i was originally aiming for 4 r1s...then it became 3...im thinking of paring back to 2 r1s and 2 r2s now...

im also looking for a place to stay in chicago...i think theres a special hotel for visitors to stay at that is pretty cheap
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14 Aug 2007, 08:47
im in for MIT r2
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14 Aug 2007, 10:26
dabots wrote:
im in. signed up for an ambassadors program visit in late sept.

When are you going? I am attending the 1st available session on 09/17.

God, Boston hotel rates suck. Did you manage to find decent affordable accomodations.

Umm interesting! I have registered for the Morning session of Ambass. pgm on 9/17 as well.

Are you visiting any other schools in the vicinity ?
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14 Aug 2007, 11:37
grad_mba, Well I am going to drop in to Harvard if I can.
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14 Aug 2007, 14:05
grad_mba, Well I am going to drop in to Harvard if I can.

Well, I looked into Harvard. They have an info session on the 17th, starting at 1pm.

The morning session at MIT extends till 1 - so trying to figure out a way to visit both.
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14 Aug 2007, 18:54
grad_mba, Well I am going to drop in to Harvard if I can.

Well, I looked into Harvard. They have an info session on the 17th, starting at 1pm.

The morning session at MIT extends till 1 - so trying to figure out a way to visit both.

Luckily they aren't that far apart. Depending on whats going on at MIT you might just be able to skip out a little early and make it to HBS on time.
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