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# USC Marshall 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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Manager
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19 Nov 2011, 08:43
Hmm so I guess we'll have to wait until 12/1 to find out whether we'll be receiving interview invitations? I was hoping I could hear back sooner.

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22 Nov 2011, 09:46
I havent heard a word from the adcom since they sent me an email letting me know my application is complete. Guess it'll all happen on 1 DEC.

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22 Nov 2011, 09:48
Hmm, I never even heard that my application was complete. I guess I should check on that...

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22 Nov 2011, 10:07
Well to clarify, I never really got an email saying my application was complete, what I got was an email on November 14th saying:

Dear ___,

Thank you for your application to the USC Marshall MBA Program. Your application has been successfully submitted and we are currently in the process of reviewing Round 1.

If you have not already done so we encourage you to participate in our MBA Ambassador Program. For scheduling information, please visit www.marshall.usc.edu. Should you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at marshallmba@marshall.usc.edu or at 213-740-7846.

Sincerely,

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22 Nov 2011, 16:04
ebonn101 wrote:
Well to clarify, I never really got an email saying my application was complete, what I got was an email on November 14th saying:

Dear ___,

Thank you for your application to the USC Marshall MBA Program. Your application has been successfully submitted and we are currently in the process of reviewing Round 1.

If you have not already done so we encourage you to participate in our MBA Ambassador Program. For scheduling information, please visit http://www.marshall.usc.edu. Should you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at marshallmba@marshall.usc.edu or at 213-740-7846.

Sincerely,

I got the same e-mail. Guess everything's gonna happen on 12/1. This waiting thing is killing me.

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Intern
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Location: India
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23 Nov 2011, 02:27
Got a I/V call from USC Marshall. Have an I/V scheduled in my city on 26th November. Anybody else got an invite?

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23 Nov 2011, 07:41
guptapiyush1986 wrote:
Got a I/V call from USC Marshall. Have an I/V scheduled in my city on 26th November. Anybody else got an invite?

Wow I am actually surprised - I didn't think they were gonna send out invites until 12/1. Congratulations! Just curious, where are you located?

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Intern
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23 Nov 2011, 07:49
goodbyeboy wrote:
guptapiyush1986 wrote:
Got a I/V call from USC Marshall. Have an I/V scheduled in my city on 26th November. Anybody else got an invite?

Wow I am actually surprised - I didn't think they were gonna send out invites until 12/1. Congratulations! Just curious, where are you located?

I am located in New Delhi, India. USC Marshall is visiting our city for the MBA fair.

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23 Nov 2011, 07:58
guptapiyush1986 wrote:
goodbyeboy wrote:
guptapiyush1986 wrote:
Got a I/V call from USC Marshall. Have an I/V scheduled in my city on 26th November. Anybody else got an invite?

Wow I am actually surprised - I didn't think they were gonna send out invites until 12/1. Congratulations! Just curious, where are you located?

I am located in New Delhi, India. USC Marshall is visiting our city for the MBA fair.

Ahh I see. Looks like they won't be visiting my town in the near future, so I guess I'll need to wait for a while. Congratulations again - please let us know how it goes and good luck.

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23 Nov 2011, 09:35
Hi Cyber, thanks for sharing the knowledge.

As a USC undergrad, I must know: has Chano's south exploded your arteries yet?

More relevant to actual business school, have you joined many clubs, and if so, what ones? Have you got a good bead on a summer internship yet, and how much ass-busting was required to do so, if so?

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23 Nov 2011, 09:51
CyberC1 wrote:
I'll say that the 9-0 is a lot of fun...

I've joined more clubs than the average MBA student. Here's a list (most people go with 3-5):
Entrepreneurship and Venture Management Association
American Finance Association
Marshall Consulting and Strategy Club
Marshall Eatz (best club ever)
Marshall Wine Club
High Tech Association
Net Impact
Marshall Student Government

Internship-wise we're still in the thick of it looking. A couple of my classmates have already secured positions doing product management or marketing early on through attending diversity conferences. I'm currently working part-time at a venture capital firm so it might just end up that I keep doing that through the summer (still TBD). Looking for a job is like having another class, nobody is going to hand-hold your way through this. Basically, you're an adult, you're treated like one.

Very interesting. I have some more questions about the consulting club in particular... the employment reports suggest that the big three consulting firms aren't as interested in Marshall grads as they are in the bastards across town, but have any exceptional members of the consulting club in recent years gotten offers from the big three?

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23 Nov 2011, 10:10
Good to know, thanks for the info!

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Intern
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23 Nov 2011, 20:52
CyberC1 wrote:
Hey guys,

I'm a first year at Marshall and was all over the GMATClub forums last year. If you've got some general questions feel free to post 'em up. Just some general notes: this is the second year they're running under a revamped curriculum. Classes start August 1 (with a week of orientation prior to that) and the last exam is December 9. First semester is heavily front-loaded with all the core curriculum, and then the rest of the time there is electives. In general, love the school, love the location, and love the people.

Cheers!

Hey CyberC1,

Thanks for offering your help. Based on your experiences at the college so far, I would appreciate if you could share your thoughts on what really differentiates USC Marshall from its peers (such as curriculum, location, faculty, experiential learning opportunities). Any specific opportunities at USC specific to 'consulting'? (such as Marshall Consulting Group, GCC competition, etc.)

I have my interview scheduled with Kellee Scott this saturday and would also appreciate any tips for the I/V

Thanks!

Best

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Concentration: Operations, General Management
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27 Nov 2011, 05:29
guptapiyush1986 wrote:
I have my interview scheduled with Kellee Scott this saturday and would also appreciate any tips for the I/V

Thanks!

Best

Hey Gupta, let us know how your interview went!

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27 Nov 2011, 16:13
That definitely helps. Thanks!

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27 Nov 2011, 18:27
Just to be clear, no one else has gotten an interview except this guy because he is a special case (India), right? No US applicants have gotten invites yet?

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27 Nov 2011, 18:44
ebonn101 wrote:
Just to be clear, no one else has gotten an interview except this guy because he is a special case (India), right? No US applicants have gotten invites yet?

That is my understanding. Last year every GMATClub R1 applicant who received an interview invite received it on December 1st with the exception of 1 person (from India no less). It would appear this year is no different.

I'd post a link, but the system won't let me yet. Just do a search for Marshall 2011. I'd suggest you read the 2011 thread. There is some great information in there that is still useful.

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30 Nov 2011, 14:15
Tomorrow is the interview invite day, apparently! Marshall was the only school I submitted to in round one, so this is my first dog in the fight, so to speak.

Good luck everyone!

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30 Nov 2011, 17:38
So far all I've gotten from R1 is a deferral to R2 from HBS.

Hoping for my first interview here tomorrow. Good luck everyone.

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30 Nov 2011, 18:44
Best of luck to all other R1 applicants tomorrow!

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