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Calling all Said (Oxford) MBA Applicants: (2017 Intake) Class of 2018!

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Hi All,

Is anyone planning to come for the Oxford open day on 18th November?
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Friends !!

Any update from the ADCOM after the 28th October - Stage-2 Deadline ???

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Hi All,

Is anyone planning to come for the Oxford open day on 18th November?


:( Wish I could be there !! Long way to Go !!
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Friends !!

Any update from the ADCOM after the 28th October - Stage-2 Deadline ???

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Hi Anurodh,

I got an interview call from Oxford today. Do you recommend travelling to Singapore to give interview in person or shall I opt for Skype? Also any tips on interview process. I am from India.
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Anurodh2017 wrote:
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Any update from the ADCOM after the 28th October - Stage-2 Deadline ???

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Hi Anurodh,

I got an interview call from Oxford today. Do you recommend travelling to Singapore to give interview in person or shall I opt for Skype? Also any tips on interview process. I am from India.


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Congrats for the invite ! I believe unless you have others plans ( official or personal ) in Singapore, going there for interview does not make sense. But this is just my personal opinion. I know applicants who got admits after skype interview.

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My undergrad GPA is about 3.2. MS in engineering GPA is 3.75. GMAT = 710. I'm wondering if anyone with similar circumstances has provided "mitigating circumstances" regarding undergrad GPA, as the Said admissions rep suggested in the Q&A?
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Hi everybody... I am also getting ready for stage 3 deadline 6th January. Just working on my references, does anybody know what the demands for the recommendation letters are?
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Anyone care to share their interview experience for R2 :)
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Anyone care to share their interview experience for R2 :)


Hi, I did it yesterday on Skype. It lasted 30min. The interviewer was an Oxford staff member (not an alumni).
Overall friendly atmosphere, but you can feel the interviewer is a pro.
Questions I was asked:
- Why an MBA? Why now? Why Oxford?
- You applied to several other schools, can you mention what they have in common?
- What can you bring to Oxford?
- Choices of career till now + many questions about how well I knew the sector I was interested in + how well I think I would fit into this new sector
- Do you know yourself? (I guessed he wanted to know if I was aware of my weaknesses)
- What are your talents?
- Give me an example of your leadership skills in a situation when you were not in a position of authority
- If I had to pick one thing to remember you, what would it be?

At the end, he asked if I had any questions.

I was really stressed for this particular interview, because it was the first time that I had to do it with a staff member. However, he rapidly made me feel at ease, smiling, and exchanging with me spontaneously. He also promoted Oxford from time to time by telling me about its numerous advantages.

Good luck!
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arrit21 wrote:
Anyone care to share their interview experience for R2 :)


Hi, I did it yesterday on Skype. It lasted 30min. The interviewer was an Oxford staff member (not an alumni).
Overall friendly atmosphere, but you can feel the interviewer is a pro.
Questions I was asked:
- Why an MBA? Why now? Why Oxford?
- You applied to several other schools, can you mention what they have in common?
- What can you bring to Oxford?
- Choices of career till now + many questions about how well I knew the sector I was interested in + how well I think I would fit into this new sector
- Do you know yourself? (I guessed he wanted to know if I was aware of my weaknesses)
- What are your talents?
- Give me an example of your leadership skills in a situation when you were not in a position of authority
- If I had to pick one thing to remember you, what would it be?

At the end, he asked if I had any questions.

I was really stressed for this particular interview, because it was the first time that I had to do it with a staff member. However, he rapidly made me feel at ease, smiling, and exchanging with me spontaneously. He also promoted Oxford from time to time by telling me about its numerous advantages.

Good luck!


Thanks Miralicious

I see you are already accepted to INSEAD, u still interested in Oxford?

Also would you share your profile?

Cheers!
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arrit21 wrote:
Miralicious wrote:
arrit21 wrote:
Anyone care to share their interview experience for R2 :)


Hi, I did it yesterday on Skype. It lasted 30min. The interviewer was an Oxford staff member (not an alumni).
Overall friendly atmosphere, but you can feel the interviewer is a pro.
Questions I was asked:
- Why an MBA? Why now? Why Oxford?
- You applied to several other schools, can you mention what they have in common?
- What can you bring to Oxford?
- Choices of career till now + many questions about how well I knew the sector I was interested in + how well I think I would fit into this new sector
- Do you know yourself? (I guessed he wanted to know if I was aware of my weaknesses)
- What are your talents?
- Give me an example of your leadership skills in a situation when you were not in a position of authority
- If I had to pick one thing to remember you, what would it be?

At the end, he asked if I had any questions.

I was really stressed for this particular interview, because it was the first time that I had to do it with a staff member. However, he rapidly made me feel at ease, smiling, and exchanging with me spontaneously. He also promoted Oxford from time to time by telling me about its numerous advantages.

Good luck!


Thanks Miralicious

I see you are already accepted to INSEAD, u still interested in Oxford?

Also would you share your profile?

Cheers!


My profile:
- Female
- European/African
- 30+ yo
- Background in humanities
- 7yrs WE (public and private sectors)
- lived outside of my country for 8yrs

Both Insead and Oxford appealed to me for different reasons, so yes, I am still interested in Oxford. Besides, I prefer to know all my options before taking my decision.
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That's D-Day guys!!!! Fingers crossed for everyone!
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That's D-Day guys!!!! Fingers crossed for everyone!


admitted 8-)
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round 2 interview, admitted
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rejected after r2 interview..my test scores were good..750 equivalent score..aagh
bit dejected..but considering job situation in UK, this may be turn out good

Originally posted by musejoy on 09 Dec 2016, 07:59.
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received an email from the adcom today.. and I am admitted!
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Admitted in R2. Delighted! Congratulations to other successful candidates and best of luck to the others.
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