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# IMD 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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02 Sep 2011, 00:39
Hi again

Has anyone that was interviewed last friday (26/8) received any response?

Greetings from Greece !

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Intern
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Location: Ukraine
Schools: IMD '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
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02 Sep 2011, 00:58
ozzyk wrote:
I'm going to try get a slot on the 13th for an interview as well. Hopefully see you there vd9.

wish you luck with getting there on 13th, please let me know once you'll know that for sure

haanand1 wrote:
That's super. When did you guys get the invite?

I've been invited on 23rd of August

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02 Sep 2011, 03:50
haanand1 wrote:
That's super. When did you guys get the invite?

Posted from my mobile device

They'd been trying to contact me but it seems my stupid cell phone having reception issues was preventing that.

As a result I only got the interview date options only yesterday (!).

Now I need to confirm the date and find a flight and hotel room around the 13th... Seems like all of Lausanne is booked and whats left is pretty expensive.
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02 Sep 2011, 22:31
Hi IMDier,
I hope u had a good day in Lausanne. I had my interview on Friday and got my result by Wednesday by email, there normal response time is 10 days, in my case they had interviewed few batches before us, hence we got a reply in 3 days. I think the rule is simple if your accepted u will get a call, else email. As I was on hold first and then got accepted I have been given one week to accept the offer and one more week to pay the first installment.
Good luck,

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03 Sep 2011, 07:17
ozzyk wrote:
haanand1 wrote:
That's super. When did you guys get the invite?

Posted from my mobile device

They'd been trying to contact me but it seems my stupid cell phone having reception issues was preventing that.

As a result I only got the interview date options only yesterday (!).

Now I need to confirm the date and find a flight and hotel room around the 13th... Seems like all of Lausanne is booked and whats left is pretty expensive.

Hi Ozzyk and Mahipalg (and any new applicants),

Best of luck to those going to their interviews, please let us know if you have any questions. To those who have been recently accepted, looking forward to meeting you at IMD, and in the mean time, please join our Facebook page.

Regards,
Birdy76

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03 Sep 2011, 10:54
Hi guys, my profile I am Indian/British male with 10 years in aerospace industry as technical specialist, GMAT 680, excellent academic record and extra-curricula.

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05 Sep 2011, 02:32
imdgr12 wrote:
Hi again

Has anyone that was interviewed last friday (26/8) received any response?

Greetings from Greece !

Hi imdgr12, have you heard or not yet! wish you the good news pal

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05 Sep 2011, 11:31
IMDier wrote:
imdgr12 wrote:
Hi again

Has anyone that was interviewed last friday (26/8) received any response?

Greetings from Greece !

Hi imdgr12, have you heard or not yet! wish you the good news pal

Hi actually I have been accepted since last Friday but I had limited access to Internet connection and could not post it. Good luck to every single one of you!

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Location: Ukraine
Schools: IMD '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
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06 Sep 2011, 00:59
birdy76 wrote:

Best of luck to those going to their interviews, please let us know if you have any questions. To those who have been recently accepted, looking forward to meeting you at IMD, and in the mean time, please join our Facebook page.

Regards,
Birdy76

Hi! I'm Ukrainian, M, 28, financial controller in TV media, previous experience in Big4 and later financial and managerial reporting, MA in Economics, ACCA

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06 Sep 2011, 08:12
Hi!

I am a R4 applicant, and have been invited to the interview day, which is scheduled for September 16.

I'd like to ask if anyone has any idea: of the applicants which are invited to the interview, what % gets the call and not the email?

Thanks, and good luck to all!
Miguel

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07 Sep 2011, 21:26
Hi Imdier, thats a great news. Congrets make sure u join the facebook group. See u in lausanne. Cheers,

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08 Sep 2011, 00:39
Hello Everyone

I just wanted to clarify whether do we need to send any documents by post to INSEAD? I believe we need to upload scanned copies of the transcripts and electronically submit the recommendations. Once an offer is made by INSEAD, then we need to send the documents by post.

Am I right?

Thank you very much!!

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08 Sep 2011, 16:40
Thanks Mahipalg!

Anyone else for September 16 interview?

Cheers

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21 Sep 2011, 00:10
hello everybody

Any updates for 13th and 16th september interview??

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Location: Ukraine
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21 Sep 2011, 03:27
I've been at the assessment day on September 13th, nine people (two from China, two from Korea, one from Canada, one from Australia, one from the Netherlands, one from Taiwan and me from Ukraine), everything was really nice (I was positively shocked by how all the participants were co-operative and efficient during team work activities, adcom representatives, professor Walsh, Marine and Lucie, host students were also perfectly pleasant and bright). Still waiting for the results.

deepank wrote:
hello everybody

Any updates for 13th and 16th september interview??

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21 Sep 2011, 04:02
@vd9 :

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21 Sep 2011, 04:16
Sure, it is almost 100% as described previously by other guys here, except there were 9 of us (typically mentioned groups were 5-8 I guess). For me it was the following sequence (timeline is approximate):

8.00 arrival to the reception desk and small walk through the campus
9.15 35min preparation for the individual presentation
10.30 all the group making presentation one by one (5mins strictly for each presentation)
11.30 35min preparation for the group presentation
12.15 5min group presentation followed by discussion with adcom members
12.40 lunch (really excellent) with current year student
13.40 group discussion of the case, previously sent to us; led by professor Walsh (include group preparation based on the questions given by the professor and further discussion based on our answers)
16.15 1-2-1 interview

As you can see the schedule and activities almost exactly as those described by other applicants, everything was really nice and pleasant. Let me know if you have any specific questions - I'll gladly share the experience (as much as normal ethics allow).

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21 Sep 2011, 04:53
That's excellent.

How one prepares for the case that is given there impromptu ? Are these cases difficult for un experinced person in busines consulting?

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21 Sep 2011, 05:11
You have 35mins that you can use for preparing slides (i suggest not more than 4 in any case - you have strict time limit to present), you can use pen, paper (available in the room) and calculator in your mobile if you need to. The cases are not that difficult and my perception is that they do not assess you as professional consultant, rather they look at how you operate during preparation, what is the logic behind your words, how you behave presenting in front of people that assess you and your presentation. Based on this I believe that even most general knowledge would be more than enough for the presentation, of course what you say must be reasonable, but nothing exceptionally deep and specific.

Btw, from what I remember most people from our group (including myself) were not from business consulting for sure - that was not a problem at all, at least as far as I could notice.

PS please take into account that I'm still waiting for the results and not sure what those will be - so take my experience fwiw

That's excellent.

How one prepares for the case that is given there impromptu ? Are these cases difficult for un experinced person in busines consulting?

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21 Sep 2011, 05:16
Thank you so much. This is great insight. How big the case was and does it include financial figures?

Also, could you share about interview ? How is it ? What is your perception ?

It looks like there is a huge competition if they invite many many people and already most of them are taken.

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