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Calling ALL Admitted HBS Folks - Class of 2018

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New post Updated on: 09 Dec 2015, 14:51
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Hopefully there will be lots of movement on this thread this week. Good luck to everyone still waiting to hear!

If you can, it might be helpful when you post here to reveal a bit about your applicant profile and what you think helped/distinguished you for future applicants.


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Originally posted by AnthonyMason on 06 Dec 2015, 09:47.
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New post 08 Dec 2015, 19:10
I know everyone is nervous but good luck! Also expect some technical difficulties with everyone checking the portal at the same time :)

For those who get the good news, don't forget to join the Official HBS Facebook Group - HBS MBA Class of 2018 !!
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New post 08 Dec 2015, 21:41
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Welcome everyone. I'm excited to see you in Boston and celebrate your accomplishments. I know the feeling of excitement that an HBS admission letter brings, but be sure to take a step back and realize how lucky each of you are and recognize just how many people helped you get to this point.
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New post 14 Dec 2015, 09:49
i'll kick this off - i know that i got a lot out of looking at the profiles of admitted students from previous years:

-admitted in round 1
-military applicant with a "public ivy" education and humanities degree (~3.7 GPA)
-submitted my GRE score, as my GMAT was pretty terrible (my GRE equated to about a ~740 on the GMAT, although I know it's not the same thing)
-28 years old
-no real strong extracurriculars, but i was able to emphasize my leadership in the military, so i think it balanced out

i had my interview over Skype. most of my questions centered on my experience in college and my current job.

hope this helps other applicants! looking to meeting everyone next fall :)
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New post 15 Dec 2015, 09:53
Anyone receive the admission packet in the mail?
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New post 16 Dec 2015, 02:09
bankybanker wrote:
Anyone receive the admission packet in the mail?


Not.
Are you guys going to the ASW?
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New post 16 Dec 2015, 20:26
yep, will be at ASW
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New post 18 Dec 2015, 03:50
Going to the ASW.

Didn1t receive anything on the mail, but I am amazed by the number of people, both from HBS, current students and alumni, that have reached out to me in the past week. Feels great to be wanted by HBS.
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New post 18 Dec 2015, 06:01
Received the Welcome Package today! Based in the UK, so you'll all probably get it in the next couple of days.
Nice and super professional like everything HBS.

Probably going to give the ASW a skip, since I only recently visited the school (pre-interview)
Look forward to meeting you all next fall.
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Going to the ASW.

Didn1t receive anything on the mail, but I am amazed by the number of people, both from HBS, current students and alumni, that have reached out to me in the past week. Feels great to be wanted by HBS.


Haha how many people reached out?!? I only heard from my interviewer and one current student lol
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mfprado1073 wrote:
Going to the ASW.

Didn1t receive anything on the mail, but I am amazed by the number of people, both from HBS, current students and alumni, that have reached out to me in the past week. Feels great to be wanted by HBS.


Haha how many people reached out?!? I only heard from my interviewer and one current student lol


I would say 5-10 people.

Current students from Brazil, alumni from Brazil, Harvard people, etc. I am amazed and feeling really unique. Seems like it's something truly special to be "matched" to HBS.
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New post 19 Dec 2015, 04:20
Hello people,

Need your advice. I made format changes to my CV at last minute and, in copy-pasting, got my timelines of positions mixed up (two positions even overlap for sometime). I was expecting it to come up in my interview but it didn't.

Now the starting, ending positions and overall time spent at the company remains correct but the exact distribution of time isn't. I am not sure how it will look in employment verification process. Any ideas, opinions on it?
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New post 19 Dec 2015, 07:33
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Hello people,

Need your advice. I made format changes to my CV at last minute and, in copy-pasting, got my timelines of positions mixed up (two positions even overlap for sometime). I was expecting it to come up in my interview but it didn't.

Now the starting, ending positions and overall time spent at the company remains correct but the exact distribution of time isn't. I am not sure how it will look in employment verification process. Any ideas, opinions on it?


Relax.
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New post 19 Dec 2015, 09:29
megatron13 wrote:
Hello people,

Need your advice. I made format changes to my CV at last minute and, in copy-pasting, got my timelines of positions mixed up (two positions even overlap for sometime). I was expecting it to come up in my interview but it didn't.

Now the starting, ending positions and overall time spent at the company remains correct but the exact distribution of time isn't. I am not sure how it will look in employment verification process. Any ideas, opinions on it?


I am sure it'll be fine, I wouldn't stress about it. I think more than anything they are just making sure you worked where you said you did.
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New post 21 Dec 2015, 05:17
Have folks accepted yet?

Has anyone asked when we can start the employment verification process - the link hasn't been posted yet I think
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New post 22 Dec 2015, 03:28
What's in the package? Is it just the letter?


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What's in the package? Is it just the letter?


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The letter, a #NextStopHBS sign, and one other item.
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Curious if anyone who completed any of the checklist items received a "completed" checkmark by an administrator yet?
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Curious if anyone who completed any of the checklist items received a "completed" checkmark by an administrator yet?


They checked off my core diagnostics, but that's it
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New post 07 Jan 2016, 05:08
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bankybanker wrote:
Curious if anyone who completed any of the checklist items received a "completed" checkmark by an administrator yet?


They checked off my core diagnostics, but that's it


Same. I'm assuming there's a backlog due to their holiday break.
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