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Calling all Said (Oxford) MBA Applicants: (2019 Intake) Class of 2020!

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Im applying for this 2nd round. I have all my applications ready
however, im afraid that both of my recommendation letters wont be submitted by deadline - 2Nov
they might submit it a bit late - probably a day or two

Do you think this will get pushed to round 3?


You get about a week after your application deadline for your recommendation to be submitted. Saïd will send you an email about this once you submit your application.

I suggest that you go ahead and submit your application.
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New post 31 Oct 2018, 05:43
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pupingmano wrote:
Hi

Im applying for this 2nd round. I have all my applications ready
however, im afraid that both of my recommendation letters wont be submitted by deadline - 2Nov
they might submit it a bit late - probably a day or two

Do you think this will get pushed to round 3?


You get about a week after your application deadline for your recommendation to be submitted. Saïd will send you an email about this once you submit your application.

I suggest that you go ahead and submit your application.



Thank you so much!
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Does anybody know what time the applications close tomorrow?
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Does anybody know what time the applications close tomorrow?


If I'm not mistaken, 23:59 UK time
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OverAfrica wrote:
Does anybody know what time the applications close tomorrow?


If I'm not mistaken, 23:59 UK time


Do you perhaps have a source for that?
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When should we expect to be hearing back from round2 for the interviews?

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Hi,

In an application, it has a section of employment history.

But the second area in it is:- Define your current role*

Here, can someone please highlight the verb usage for each sentence while answering this question?
Should we open sentence with a verb in a past tense or in present continuous tense? [Handled xyz or handling xyz]
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When should we expect to be hearing back from round2 for the interviews?

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I got a mail that they have received my application and they will inform me about their decision on 16th Friday
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Got it too! Wish the best for both of us


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I got a mail that they have received my application and they will inform me about their decision on 16th Friday
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Congratulations. Also got an interview!

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New post 25 Nov 2018, 03:17
Hi Everyone,

I applied to R2 and had my interview a day back. It went really well. He asked me where else have I applied, he already knew I would have applied to INSEAD. (I attended INSEAD for a small course previously). There was quite a bit of questioning as to why I chose to apply to where I did. I'm a bit worried because I have heard schools not granting acceptance letters to applicants they feel would be admitted somewhere else and not pick their school. (Something to do with maintaining retention rates.)
How often does this happen? And how was everyone else's interview experience?
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Hi Everyone,

I applied to R2 and had my interview a day back. It went really well. He asked me where else have I applied, he already knew I would have applied to INSEAD. (I attended INSEAD for a small course previously). There was quite a bit of questioning as to why I chose to apply to where I did. I'm a bit worried because I have heard schools not granting acceptance letters to applicants they feel would be admitted somewhere else and not pick their school. (Something to do with maintaining retention rates.)
How often does this happen? And how was everyone else's interview experience?


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You can find others' interview experiences here https://gmatclub.com/forum/said-211/int ... brief.html

I also request you to add you interview experience using the same link and then click on "Add My Interview Debrief"

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Hi there. I'm applying to Said for R3. Any idea how competitive is R3 compared to R1 and R2?

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Hi there. I'm applying to Said for R3. Any idea how competitive is R3 compared to R1 and R2?

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Same here. Any one having any ideas about Round3?
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+1 to this question. Does anybody have any idea about R3 for an average Indian applicant?

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Hi there. I'm applying to Said for R3. Any idea how competitive is R3 compared to R1 and R2?

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Any thoughts on this, anyone?
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Hi there. I'm applying to Said for R3. Any idea how competitive is R3 compared to R1 and R2?

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Any thoughts on this, anyone?


Hi Everyone, I attended Oxford and currently work as an admissions consultant. I have helped many people successfully apply to Oxford.

To answer your question about the competitiveness of R3. The majority of applications and similarity the majority of the intake will come with R3. This means that is slightly more competitive than R1 or R2. However, there are still a lot of seats to be filled and if you are a competitive candidate, your chances should not be lower with this round.

R4 is the more challenging round for Admissions. At this point, you are evaluated less for your own merits and more based on the current class and if you can bring diversity and a unique profile to the people who have already accepted offers.

In summary, your chance of admission during R1, R2 and R3 is fairly equal. Hope this helps!


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veerjhamtani wrote:
veerjhamtani wrote:
Hi there. I'm applying to Said for R3. Any idea how competitive is R3 compared to R1 and R2?

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Any thoughts on this, anyone?


Hi Everyone, I attended Oxford and currently work as an admissions consultant. I have helped many people successfully apply to Oxford.

To answer your question about the competitiveness of R3. The majority of applications and similarity the majority of the intake will come with R3. This means that is slightly more competitive than R1 or R2. However, there are still a lot of seats to be filled and if you are a competitive candidate, your chances should not be lower with this round.

R4 is the more challenging round for Admissions. At this point, you are evaluated less for your own merits and more based on the current class and if you can bring diversity and a unique profile to the people who have already accepted offers.

In summary, your chance of admission during R1, R2 and R3 is fairly equal. Hope this helps!


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Thanks, Rona. That actually helps a lot.
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