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# INSEAD -January 2014 Intake - Calling All Applicants

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27 Aug 2013, 19:05
What do you mean by 40-40-20?

docks007 wrote:
Its 40-40-20 (out of 500). You dont trust the adcom at all ?

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27 Aug 2013, 19:08
That's super interesting.

What happens if you get a 'strongly recommend'/'recommend' from one interviewer but a 'neither' from the second?

garsh84 wrote:
Hi guys,

I am new on this forum - also a R2 applicant.

Last week I completed both interviews. I believe both of them went quite well. The usual questions on why MBA, why INSEAD, other schools, financing MBA, my hobbies, expectations of INSEAD. Both interviewers were informal and friendly - I even felt overdressed wearing a suite.

Besides, I want to share something that most of you might find helpful. An acquaintance of mine, a graduate of INSEAD, recently completed an interview with a candidate and shared with me how he was instructed to do the interviews. Basically, the interviewers are provided with a set of open questions - motivation for MBA, international experience, career progression and similar stuff. Then, it is up to them to decide how they ask those questions - because they will have to fill in the form. So, no bad/good cop scenarios and similar stuff. I am also surprised seeing in the forum interview reports that say no 3 whys! At the end of the form, the interviewers have to select one of the options: strongly recommend, recommend, neither, do not recommend.

Another thing that one of my interviewers told me - they are not allowed to give feedback to candidates.

Alright, good luck to all of you! I hope to meet many of you at INSEAD.

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27 Aug 2013, 19:22
nats wrote:
What do you mean by 40-40-20?

docks007 wrote:
Its 40-40-20 (out of 500). You dont trust the adcom at all ?

That's the official figure for the percentage of total admit allocated in each of the 3 round

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27 Aug 2013, 19:27
Possible to post current admits from Canada and the US?

ducceus wrote:
garsh84 wrote:
Ducceus: could you post current admits from Nordics and Baltics: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway....

Denmark: 1
Estonia: 0
Finland: 0
Latvia: 1
Lithuania: 1
Sweden: 0
Norway: 1

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28 Aug 2013, 01:01
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joey88 wrote:

hey ducceus ! i am in as well !!! i was waitlisted and just got my final offer today !!! have added myself to the group !

Hello Joey88, did you do anything between receiving your waitlist confirmation and your final admission? Did you contact the admission office, or sent in an extra recommendation letter, or something like that?

Congrats Joey88! I am also wondering: who was your coordinator? Did you receive a phone call or email? What is your nationality, educational and professional background?

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28 Aug 2013, 03:14
robisrojis wrote:
joey88 wrote:

hey ducceus ! i am in as well !!! i was waitlisted and just got my final offer today !!! have added myself to the group !

Hi joey 88,
hearty congratulations to you. your admission coordinator is HS right. i thought she was not in office till September 2nd. you got a call or an email from another coordinator?

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28 Aug 2013, 12:36
US: 18
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My INSEAD Application Time Line
Day 0: application submitted
Day 3: application confirm
Day 26: Pre-selected interview (Note: A bit earlier than other applicant in this forum.)
Day 40: Interview information
Day 50: First interview
Day 54: Second interview
Day 81: Admitted !!!!!

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28 Aug 2013, 14:22
Hi joey 88,
hearty congratulations to you. your admission coordinator is HS right. i thought she was not in office till September 2nd. you got a call or an email from another coordinator?[/quote]

Hi i got a call from Virginie and she then sent me a mail from HS email.

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28 Aug 2013, 14:26
Hello Joey88, did you do anything between receiving your waitlist confirmation and your final admission? Did you contact the admission office, or sent in an extra recommendation letter, or something like that?[/quote]

Congrats Joey88! I am also wondering: who was your coordinator? Did you receive a phone call or email? What is your nationality, educational and professional background?[/quote]

Hi Guys my coordinator is HS but since she's on leave I got a call from Virginie. The only thing I brought to the attention of the admissions was I had received admission into HEC Paris and I was to start next week , so asked them if they could make a decision asap . Im indian 25 years and have worked for 4 years in the fragrance industry.

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28 Aug 2013, 15:00
joey88 wrote:
Hello Joey88, did you do anything between receiving your waitlist confirmation and your final admission? Did you contact the admission office, or sent in an extra recommendation letter, or something like that?

Congrats Joey88! I am also wondering: who was your coordinator? Did you receive a phone call or email? What is your nationality, educational and professional background?[/quote]

Hi Guys my coordinator is HS but since she's on leave I got a call from Virginie. The only thing I brought to the attention of the admissions was I had received admission into HEC Paris and I was to start next week , so asked them if they could make a decision asap . Im indian 25 years and have worked for 4 years in the fragrance industry.[/quote]

HEC Paris must be piss because they lost a lot of student to INSEAD
_________________

My INSEAD Application Time Line
Day 0: application submitted
Day 3: application confirm
Day 26: Pre-selected interview (Note: A bit earlier than other applicant in this forum.)
Day 40: Interview information
Day 50: First interview
Day 54: Second interview
Day 81: Admitted !!!!!

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29 Aug 2013, 07:06
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ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

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29 Aug 2013, 07:22
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

Congrats!! Did you apply in Round 2?

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29 Aug 2013, 07:25
jmma wrote:
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

Congrats!! Did you apply in Round 2?

Yes - R2

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29 Aug 2013, 07:31
dtveli04 wrote:
jmma wrote:
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

Congrats!! Did you apply in Round 2?

Yes - R2

Congratulations! That came unexpected, normally decisions were ought to be communicated next week. Who is your coordinator??

Enjoy celebrating !!

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29 Aug 2013, 07:33
_________________

My INSEAD Application Time Line
Day 0: application submitted
Day 3: application confirm
Day 26: Pre-selected interview (Note: A bit earlier than other applicant in this forum.)
Day 40: Interview information
Day 50: First interview
Day 54: Second interview
Day 81: Admitted !!!!!

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29 Aug 2013, 07:35
dtveli04 wrote:
jmma wrote:
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

Congrats!! Did you apply in Round 2?

Yes - R2

Valerie Mahe

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29 Aug 2013, 08:00
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

thats awesome! congratulations.
Nice to know that final results are starting to come in!

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29 Aug 2013, 08:19
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

By the way, did they mailed you or called you?

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29 Aug 2013, 08:21
robisrojis wrote:
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

By the way, did they mailed you or called you?

Both - but call first

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29 Aug 2013, 10:24
dtveli04 wrote:
ACCEPTED!!! Just heard from INSEAD

Looking forward to the start of the program in Jan at Fontainebleau!!!

I'd been calmly waiting for the next week to start being nervous.
You've ruined my plans!)
Congratulations!

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