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

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Has anyone got an invite that's not consulting background (MBB or non-MBB)!? I feel like they are inviting a ton of consultants...
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[quote="Malluce"]Has anyone got an invite that's not consulting background (MBB or non-MBB)!? I feel like they are inviting a ton of consultants...[/quote]

Well there was an entertainment sector invite the other day but nothing yet in social ent or eng or science or law or army etc
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[quote]Well there was an entertainment sector invite the other day but nothing yet in social ent or eng or science or law or army etc/quote]

Illuminator: Are you just basing this off of the GMAT Club forum? I don't believe the sample to be robust.
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Does anybody know how long it usually takes after you register your interview preferences to actually be contacted with further instructions and interviewer contact?

I received an invite last Thursday, updated my preferences on Friday, but haven´t heard back since then. I know it´s just been a couple business days, but wanted to understand how exactly it works.

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[quote="HSWBS fan boy"][quote]Well there was an entertainment sector invite the other day but nothing yet in social ent or eng or science or law or army etc/quote]

Illuminator: Are you just basing this off of the GMAT Club forum? I don't believe the sample to be robust.[/quote]

If you know of another forum please let us all know :-)
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[quote="gstvvz"]Does anybody know how long it usually takes after you register your interview preferences to actually be contacted with further instructions and interviewer contact?

I received an invite last Thursday, updated my preferences on Friday, but haven´t heard back since then. I know it´s just been a couple business days, but wanted to understand how exactly it works.

Thanks![/quote]

I think they're still trying to match you with an interviewer alum -- they're all busy alums so I wouldn't be surprised if it's a hit and miss for GSB too...email 1 alum, sorry can't do, email another....etc. If you don't hear back by Monday then drop them 1 line.

Also what region are you in? It may be harder to arrange an alum there.

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gstvvz wrote:
Does anybody know how long it usually takes after you register your interview preferences to actually be contacted with further instructions and interviewer contact?

I received an invite last Thursday, updated my preferences on Friday, but haven´t heard back since then. I know it´s just been a couple business days, but wanted to understand how exactly it works.

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Hi Gstvvz,

I got invite this Monday and updated my preference Monday, nothing back. feel nervous, please contact me when you hear something. Thanks!
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Does anyone actually [i][/i] know that Stanford starts inviting non-trad backgrounds later? Would appreciate any insight.

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Hey fan boy :-D,

Manufacturing background received invite this Monday. Hope that helps!

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Did anyone from Middle East/Dubai hear back? If yes, please also mention date and profile.
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Does anyone actually [i][/i] know that Stanford starts inviting non-trad backgrounds later? Would appreciate any insight.

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Hey fan boy :-D,

Manufacturing background received invite this Monday. Hope that helps!

Good luck!


there was also someone from entertainment.

Haven't heard anything from someone in development / social ent / NGO / military or similar yet
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It looks like there has been a burst this week! Congrats everyone but am writing off my application as I don't live in an interviewer constrained city :(

Good luck everyone!!!


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Jole, thanks for reply :)

And, we basically know that they do group these invite batches by sector / industry? Thanks -

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Just had a minor heart attack because I got an email from Stanford Graduate School of Business... ad for LEAD.... going crazy here.
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Any action yet today?
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[quote="jole101"]Just had a minor heart attack because I got an email from Stanford Graduate School of Business... ad for LEAD.... going crazy here.[/quote]

That's how I felt the other day for one of their other centre's email lol
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[quote="tonyabbottisalol"]Any action yet today?[/quote]

Quiet so far...
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My coworker got the invite in the first week - non-traditional industry.

Writing Stanford off too - the obsessive email checking has been too stressful. I'm not even asking them to get it all done in a day like Wharton, but at least try for 1 week! I'm just going to keep my head up and remember the saying that it's not about where you get your education, but what you do with it. There are quite a few HBS grads here in my office who report to non-MBA AND younger leaders.
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I am based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and am in consulting-non-profit/INGO sector. If anyone from South Asia has had an invite or is from my industry, give me a holler!
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New post 12 Nov 2015, 07:52
Haha I sort of forgot GSB was a possibility.
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Looking at the forum last year, it seems like a huge load came the Thurs/Fri before the Tues deadline. Let's see...
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