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Foster (UWashington) Class of 2016 - Calling all applicants!

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New post 10 Aug 2013, 12:29
Hey everyone.

Foster updated their essays for this year. (Taken from http://www.foster.washington.edu/academ ... ocess.aspx)

Two essays are required and must be uploaded to your online application. The optional essay allows you to tell us more about yourself or explain an area of potential concern.

Essay 1: Post-MBA Plans (750 words maximum) - Tell us your ideas about what lies ahead for you in your career. What are the gaps or deficiencies currently preventing you from pursuing these potential career paths? How do you plan to use your time in the Foster MBA program to fill these gaps and advance your career?

Essay 2: Inspiring Profession Experience (500 words maximum) - Describe a specific experience that inspired your professional plans and prompted you to explore the MBA.

Essay 3: Optional essay (500 words maximum) - Please include this essay if you have additional information that you believe would be helpful to the admissions committee in considering your application.

I look forward to meeting some of the other people who plan on applying this year!
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I have 4 essays in my online application. It lists Choice Essay as mandatory as well......
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I have 4 essays in my online application. It lists Choice Essay as mandatory as well......


Same here. That was an essay last year, maybe they forgot to remove it.
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I have 4 essays in my online application. It lists Choice Essay as mandatory as well......


Just an FYI - I sent an email over asking about that choice essay. They said that it's listed on our app because we started our applications a bit earlier than they expected. They told me to ignore that essay requirement as it is not required this year.
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Last year they started turning around interview invites about 10 days after the submission date...
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Last year they started turning around interview invites about 10 days after the submission date...


Today is the 10th day after deadline date, eagerly awaiting for the update, good luck everyone...
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Just wanted to let you all know that I got an interview invite today so it seems that they are being sent out now. Debating on whether or not to head to Seattle for the interview or have it here in NYC.
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Just got the interview invite... super excited.... :-D
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Me too got an interview invite. First one of the season. Excited and scared all at the same time. Need to setup skype interview by 1st.
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Yesterday was an interesting day. Got an interview invite, but got an acceptance and $$$ from Notre Dame... Decisions, decisions. Go home or go to Notre Dame (I grew up on ND football) and get good money.
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got an interview invite a couple of days back.
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Any body else in Bangalore/ chennai, India
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New post 03 Nov 2013, 02:45
Had my interview on the 1st. Andy Chen interviewed me over Skype, it was a really good experience. Conversational all through, I had all standard MBA questions along with few minor case studies. Overall, it went reasonably well, fingers crossed for the results!!
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hi cgrcrs02
what do you mean by minor case studies?can u tell some sample questions asked to you and how long was your interview?
wish you luck.
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what do you mean by minor case studies?can u tell some sample questions asked to you and how long was your interview?
wish you luck.


This caught me off guard as well. Case study...?
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what do you mean by minor case studies?can u tell some sample questions asked to you and how long was your interview?
wish you luck.


This caught me off guard as well. Case study...?



I interviewed on 31st, did not have any case studies during my session...
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Hey guys,
I gave my interview on 2nd Nov, reaaaallly cool interview...
and in my experience, the Foster adcoms are soooo friendly and welcoming! best interview experience ever :)
I had my interview with Sarah, super cool , all standard questions and a couple of situational leadership questions too... for me focus was more on leadership though...
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Kk1, I am from Chennai.

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New post 05 Nov 2013, 23:03
Submitted my application on Oct 15, still didn't hear from them, time to start worrying? :?:
BTW i am from Hyderabad, India.. currently working in Chennai, India
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New post 11 Nov 2013, 08:51
Pretty quiet on here. Everyone still interviewing? Just waiting? How late into November will they be offering interviews?
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