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Calling Stanford MSX candidates (2019 Intake) Graduating Class of 2020

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Hi everyone, didn't see a thread for MSx candidates so making one. Did anyone apply in the R1 deadline already? I am considering applying in R2.

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I'm also planning to apply in R2 (due to the low GMAT score...).
Since I'm in the corporate planning position, I feel strong fit for MITSF(Our firm has several alumi), but GSB MSx is also terrific.
For me it's quite difficult to choose one out of sloan fellow programs(MITSF, GSB MSx) and IBEAR.
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Have you visited both programs in person? Don't worry - GMAT should not be a big factor since these programs are for experienced managers.
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What do you think about this? It may have already been discussed but I could not find any thread relating to this.


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What do you think about this? It may have already been discussed but I could not find any thread relating to this.


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I agree with the overall sentiment of the blog that MSx is not a great option if you intend to find a job after it. Programs like SFMBA and MSx are ideal for people who are going to launch their own startup, inherit a company, go back to their previous employer with a promotion, or get in to Venture Capital.
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Agreed. The only good thing about Msx is the Bay Area and California. In this blog there is nothing good about MSx. Obviously I need to be sceptical a little bit and question the motivations of the author. I might choose MSx over MIT only because of the Bay Area. I absolutely love California.
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I have applied to R1. Will wait to hear. Retook the GMAT in time to apply. Had a 640 in 2016, got a 630 in Aug 2018, and then a 710 before i applied.
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I've read all the posts in this blog. It seems to me that this person came into the program with a very different expectation, which explains his negative experience. I've talked to quite a number of Stanford MSx alum and all of them spoke very highly about the program. I know someone in the class of 2019 and she said she's really enjoying the program.

I submitted my application for R1 last month. Looking forward to next week when Stanford GSB starts releasing interview invites.

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What do you think about this? It may have already been discussed but I could not find any thread relating to this.


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I've read all the posts in this blog. It seems to me that this person came into the program with a very different expectation, which explains his negative experience. I've talked to quite a number of Stanford MSx alum and all of them spoke very highly about the program. I know someone in the class of 2019 and she said she's really enjoying the program.

I submitted my application for R1 last month. Looking forward to next week when Stanford GSB starts releasing interview invites.

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What do you think about this? It may have already been discussed but I could not find any thread relating to this.


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Are you also applying to MIT?
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No, I only applied to MSx

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any interview calls yet!
They sent a mail saying it starts 15th Oct. invites!
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All the best to R1 guys. Quite anxious to see the first post on invitation to interview!
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Good luck, guys!

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I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___
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I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___


This is not an official answer but I believe even personal business can be mentioned under work experience because you're working there too.

As for the work experience being mandatory, no B School that I have come across has said that work experience is mandatory. They always use the word preferred and provide you with the average of their current class.

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I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___


You can find all details on work experience here. It mentions that work experience isn’t necessary for MBA.

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/m ... experience

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AsadAbu wrote:
I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___


You can find all details on work experience here. It mentions that work experience isn’t necessary for MBA.

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/m ... experience

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AsadAbu wrote:
I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___


This is not an official answer but I believe even personal business can be mentioned under work experience because you're working there too.


Which one is more prioritized (regarding getting admission in b-school) between Work experience and Personal business, you think?
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AsadAbu wrote:
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AsadAbu wrote:
I need to know a very important question about Stanford MBA admission criteria. Is work experience mandatory for getting admission in Stanford? I've a personal business. Can I show my personal business instead of work experience? Thanks ___


This is not an official answer but I believe even personal business can be mentioned under work experience because you're working there too.


Which one is more prioritized (regarding getting admission in b-school) between Work experience and Personal business, you think?
Thanks___


AsadAbu , you have to move your query to the right thread. One that is reserved for MBA applicants. This one is for MSX applicants.

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Has anyone got an invite yet? Looks like it’s going to be a long wait. I attended the admission webinar last week and the Associate Director said the number of applications this year went up.

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