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Calling all Stanford Applicants (2016 Intake) Class of 2018!!

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[quote="JellyBean10"]Got an invite yesterday (at roughly 10am PST).

I know a lot of people have been waiting to hear if there were any invites out to non-consulting/non-Americas, so both apply to me.. (EMEA, Tech)

Good luck everyone![/quote]

Congrats!!!! 'Tis the week for change :)

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Is the applications status 'Under review' for most of you guys ? Mine has been 'Under review for almost 2 weeks now and no comms"

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[quote="HoneyBadger"]Is the applications status 'Under review' for most of you guys ? Mine has been 'Under review for almost 2 weeks now and no comms"[/quote]

Yeah same for me 'in review' until they invite us to interview, then it will state 'interview'... Hang in there!

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Got an invite yesterday (at roughly 10am PST).

I know a lot of people have been waiting to hear if there were any invites out to non-consulting/non-Americas, so both apply to me.. (EMEA, Tech)

Good luck everyone!


Anyone from Private Equity / Venture Capital heard anything?

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Oh wow good luck!!! What did you do this year to improve your application? Did you get in anywhere else last year to dismiss doubts? I read a lot about reapplication strategy in that if anyone reapplies, the school might think 'oh they didn't get in anywhere...' And so it becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. 2 years of waiting is a long time so kudos to you!!!

Is your strategy diff this year? You changed to industry...was that your post MBA goal? If so, did you already successfully achieve it?

Good luck and we might ask you questions as we go along!


Sorry for the tardy response my friend. ;p Some quick responses to your questions:

1. I think my profile improved vs. last year, both professionally and personally. I didn't do anything specific for b sch app - things happen as a result of me just doing what I do, really.
2. Only applied to HBS and GSB last year - didn't get in. It was a "testing the water" round.
3. I don't have a strategy - for me it's about telling the right story. With the extra year, I have now developed fresh perspectives on life and work, and that could be helpful.
4. I'm returning to current industry post MBA as a sponsored candidate. Btw, I already worked in an industry role prior to applying last year - apologies for the miscommunication.
5. RE your PM, I can't say for now since I need to complete campus visits first. :)

Good luck to you too!

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[quote="hellokittyisnotacat"][quote="illuminator"]

Oh wow good luck!!! What did you do this year to improve your application? Did you get in anywhere else last year to dismiss doubts? I read a lot about reapplication strategy in that if anyone reapplies, the school might think 'oh they didn't get in anywhere...' And so it becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. 2 years of waiting is a long time so kudos to you!!!

Is your strategy diff this year? You changed to industry...was that your post MBA goal? If so, did you already successfully achieve it?

Good luck and we might ask you questions as we go along![/quote]

Sorry for the tardy response my friend. ;p Some quick responses to your questions:

1. I think my profile improved vs. last year, both professionally and personally. I didn't do anything specific for b sch app - things happen as a result of me just doing what I do, really.
2. Only applied to HBS and GSB last year - didn't get in. It was a "testing the water" round.
3. I don't have a strategy - for me it's about telling the right story. With the extra year, I have now developed fresh perspectives on life and work, and that could be helpful.
4. I'm returning to current industry post MBA as a sponsored candidate. Btw, I already worked in an industry role prior to applying last year - apologies for the miscommunication.
5. RE your PM, I can't say for now since I need to complete campus visits first. :)

Good luck to you too![/quote]

:) oh and I haven't visited either!!! Might make a ding harder lol

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JellyBean10 wrote:
Got an invite yesterday (at roughly 10am PST).

I know a lot of people have been waiting to hear if there were any invites out to non-consulting/non-Americas, so both apply to me.. (EMEA, Tech)

Good luck everyone!


Anyone from Private Equity / Venture Capital heard anything?


I'm in US PE/VC - no word on my end and from my friends. I have heard that maybe some people at Golden Gate have heard?

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Atleast my neocortex is learning how to deal with an amygdala that borders on a pregnant woman's....

Are the invites still coming in everyday?
Anybody from India?
From Tech?
Entrepreneurship?

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hey stanford, this thread is dying. Can you pls send some invitations, pretty pls? :roll: :lol:

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hey stanford, this thread is dying. Can you pls send some invitations, pretty pls? :roll: :lol:


I'm afraid that they ARE sending them...just not to us.

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hibye wrote:
hey stanford, this thread is dying. Can you pls send some invitations, pretty pls? :roll: :lol:


I'm afraid that they ARE sending them...just not to us.


Well...I think http://blog.clearadmit.com/livewire/ is a good indicator since last week when they came out we saw some updates...but again those are the only resources we have... We really should have a site that aggregates all the data :P

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hibye wrote:
hey stanford, this thread is dying. Can you pls send some invitations, pretty pls? :roll: :lol:


I'm afraid that they ARE sending them...just not to us.


Well...I think http://blog.clearadmit.com/livewire/ is a good indicator since last week when they came out we saw some updates...but again those are the only resources we have... We really should have a site that aggregates all the data :P


yah its a little dead....come on stanny! holla. please.
almost half way till official update time...hang in there folks.

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on a side note, what do ya'll think of my interview piece? my man (Denzel way). ready to amex it up...
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on a side note, what do ya'll think of my interview piece? my man. ready to amex it up...


Don't forget to take a selfie with the AdCom when you're done. #stanfordinterview #swag #letmein 8-)

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on a side note, what do ya'll think of my interview piece? my man. ready to amex it up...


Don't forget to take a selfie with the AdCom when you're done. #stanfordinterview #swag #letmein 8-)


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Bumppp


Still no news...

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Bumppp


Still no news...


big fat 0

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