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# Harvard 2013 (HBS) - Calling All Applicants

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18 Oct 2012, 10:05
Top10MBACandidate wrote:
Jorbal wrote:
What happened to the comment about 480 interview spots for Boston, with only 3 available? Or am I imaging things?

I saw that too. Maybe he was worried about getting in trouble somehow? But for those of you that missed it, someone posted that he was invited to interview and when he logged in today, there were 480 interview slots in Boston alone, and all but 3 were full - lending to the conclusion that the majority of invites did go out yesterday.

It was posted by someone who applied two years ago, and hasn't been active on forums yet this year, so take that for what it's worth...

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18 Oct 2012, 10:08
I can verify that there were a lot of slots on campus with virtually all full within an hour. Didn't count how many though.

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18 Oct 2012, 10:43
sid05 wrote:
I can verify that there were a lot of slots on campus with virtually all full within an hour. Didn't count how many though.

Same here... they were gone very soon

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18 Oct 2012, 13:23
I scheduled an interview in NYC, which seemed to have some 50-60 interview slots. Almost all were filled within the first several minutes of sign up. On campus had way more slots available than NYC. I didn't count (there were many) but it seemed at least 5x the number. California had a lot too.

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18 Oct 2012, 13:36
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18 Oct 2012, 13:44
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18 Oct 2012, 15:35
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18 Oct 2012, 15:37
Could you share the locations where it was possible to schedule an interview? Maybe that would shed light on the region / industry argument.

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18 Oct 2012, 15:59
taksi wrote:
It is times like these when I turn to advice of one of the greatest moral philosophers of our time: Carrie Bradshaw. In her words "As we drive along this road called life, occasionally a gal will find herself a little lost. And when that happens, I guess she has to let go of the coulda, shoulda, woulda, buckle up and just keep going.”

HBS -- "WHERE MY GIRLS AT" ..... ?

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18 Oct 2012, 18:05
Anyone in the PE/VC industry in the US get an invite yet?

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18 Oct 2012, 20:28
No invite from anywhere yet . after spending so much of my hard earned monies , its really really saddening and maddening

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18 Oct 2012, 22:18
tomeczak wrote:
Could you share the locations where it was possible to schedule an interview? Maybe that would shed light on the region / industry argument.
all locations were available - USA, in Europe London and Paris, some in china and Asia, some in Middle East and Africa - Dubai etc. and some Skype ones..

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18 Oct 2012, 22:40
olgasu wrote:
tomeczak wrote:
Could you share the locations where it was possible to schedule an interview? Maybe that would shed light on the region / industry argument.
all locations were available - USA, in Europe London and Paris, some in china and Asia, some in Middle East and Africa - Dubai etc. and some Skype ones..

Posted from my mobile device

Has anyone who applied for a dual degree with HKS (MPP/MPA-ID) received an interview invite? Or has anyone heard of anyone else getting a call?

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19 Oct 2012, 00:05
So it really seems most invites went out on 17th...I guess I have to give up HBS already.

Can anyone give a brief estimate of the no. of interview slots?
That might give a good idea of the no. of invites sent out.

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19 Oct 2012, 04:41
Has anyone been dinged?

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19 Oct 2012, 04:44
bschoolapps2012 wrote:
Has anyone been dinged?

No-one has been dinged so far - some people were invited, but more invites will go out in a week.

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19 Oct 2012, 05:38
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There were about 700 slots total. Virtually all full.

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19 Oct 2012, 06:24
sid05 wrote:
There were about 700 slots total. Virtually all full.

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Bummer..it appears the distribution is approximately the same as last year. Odds are not looking good for next week. Good luck to everyone!

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19 Oct 2012, 06:57
Top10MBACandidate wrote:
sid05 wrote:
There were about 700 slots total. Virtually all full.

Posted from my mobile device

Bummer..it appears the distribution is approximately the same as last year. Odds are not looking good for next week. Good luck to everyone!

Not necessarily. This is the first year the essays are so small - maybe they`re going to interview more people to make up for the essays? Always a possibility given the new philosophy of focusing more on the interview.

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19 Oct 2012, 07:14
astrochris wrote:
Not necessarily. This is the first year the essays are so small - maybe they`re going to interview more people to make up for the essays? Always a possibility given the new philosophy of focusing more on the interview.

for what it's worth, the info session I attended, the adcoms said they are interviewing the same number of people as previous years. Given that HBS interviews are all with admissions officers, they have limited capacity to interview more candidates.

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