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# London Business School 2012 Waitlist

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Intern
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Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship
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13 Mar 2012, 21:10
Hey guys - Best of luck tomorrow! I hope someone hears good news when our application is re-reviewed!

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Intern
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Location: United States
Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.97

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13 Mar 2012, 21:16
duffman26 wrote:
happy new year guys!
just wanted to check if anyone had mailed adcom and received feedback or planned any school visits?

Hey duffman - I visited the school back in November. Also, I just re-took the GMAT and sent in my new scores to the adcom.

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Intern
Joined: 27 Dec 2010
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Location: United Kingdom

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14 Mar 2012, 09:11
Any luck guys? I just got an update from LBS but no luck for me!! Still on waitlist and next review is on 17th May.

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Senior Manager
Joined: 13 Jan 2011
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14 Mar 2012, 09:13
I got the same email. **** this, im going to INSEAD.
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Intern
Joined: 18 Oct 2011
Posts: 35

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Location: United States
Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.97

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14 Mar 2012, 09:21
I'm in the same boat. Re-WL until May17th...

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Location: United Kingdom

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14 Mar 2012, 13:32
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14 Mar 2012, 13:35
LSSMBA wrote:
I'm in the same boat. Re-WL until May17th...

I am wondering if they review waitlist at all. It seems that they are just trying to manage expectations. Any movement will only happen once all rounds are complete and if they have any seats left empty by then.

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Intern
Joined: 11 Aug 2011
Posts: 37

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 2

Location: India
Concentration: Real Estate, General Management
GMAT 1: 700 Q48 V37
GPA: 3.7
WE: Business Development (Internet and New Media)

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19 Mar 2012, 04:51
LSSMBA wrote:
duffman26 wrote:
happy new year guys!
just wanted to check if anyone had mailed adcom and received feedback or planned any school visits?

Hey duffman - I visited the school back in November. Also, I just re-took the GMAT and sent in my new scores to the adcom.

I guess that's all that could be expected of someone to improve their chances. I think vintron is correct about his analysis of LBS handling their wait list. The only person I heard of getting of the wait list was bsd_lover and he too got admission into the following year's batch so don't know what to expect of it anymore.

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Intern
Joined: 11 Aug 2011
Posts: 37

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 2

Location: India
Concentration: Real Estate, General Management
GMAT 1: 700 Q48 V37
GPA: 3.7
WE: Business Development (Internet and New Media)

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19 Mar 2012, 04:53
enkie wrote:
I got the same email. **** this, im going to INSEAD.

Hey congrats enkie. Wish LBS handled their wait list like insead does! Lol

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20 Mar 2012, 12:35
Thanks duffman26 and vintron.

I agree -- I think LBS waitlist is poorly managed. What I did appreciate about INSEAD is that waitlisted candidates were still treated similarly as admitted candidates in that we were encouraged to still apply for the scholarships while waiting. Someone else wrote a very succinct analysis of the INSEAD waitlist process. It looks like often people were put on waitlist because they are waiting to see if a similar profile pops up in R2 (as you guys surely know, INSEAD has over 80 nationalities and put a 10% cap on each country), then they make the decision accordingly -- this results in many R1 waitlist candidates being admitted with R2. I really appreciated the communication process with INSEAD and the level of respect I got before and after waitlist.

Good luck to fellow LBS waitlisters who are still waiting. Are you guys contemplating other schools? Or is LBS THE one for you?
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Intern
Joined: 08 Dec 2011
Posts: 13

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

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29 Mar 2012, 11:21
LSSMBA wrote:
duffman26 wrote:
happy new year guys!
just wanted to check if anyone had mailed adcom and received feedback or planned any school visits?

Hey duffman - I visited the school back in November. Also, I just re-took the GMAT and sent in my new scores to the adcom.

Hi LSSMBA,

I just got waitlisted in Round 2... next review date is May 17th.....

So LBS let u send in a new GMAT score??? Do you think higher score matters here??

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Intern
Joined: 05 Aug 2011
Posts: 26

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 3

Concentration: Marketing, Social Entrepreneurship
WE: General Management (Military & Defense)

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29 Mar 2012, 13:01
also waitlisted - interested in an answer to the above question as well. also, should we expect to receive an acceptance/ding message on may 17 or another wait until later email? anyone waitlisted in R1 accepted this round? thanks and best of luck to all those waitlisted!

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Intern
Joined: 08 Dec 2011
Posts: 13

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

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29 Mar 2012, 13:11
AlexanderSA wrote:
also waitlisted - interested in an answer to the above question as well. also, should we expect to receive an acceptance/ding message on may 17 or another wait until later email? anyone waitlisted in R1 accepted this round? thanks and best of luck to all those waitlisted!

From previous years' posts we can anticipate that most of the ppl on waitlist will be re-waitlisted for a further date..... as far as I can tell, the chance to get in is pretty slim...

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Intern
Joined: 27 Dec 2010
Posts: 32

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

Location: United Kingdom

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29 Mar 2012, 13:13
nacyrio wrote:
AlexanderSA wrote:
also waitlisted - interested in an answer to the above question as well. also, should we expect to receive an acceptance/ding message on may 17 or another wait until later email? anyone waitlisted in R1 accepted this round? thanks and best of luck to all those waitlisted!

From previous years' posts we can anticipate that most of the ppl on waitlist will be re-waitlisted for a further date..... as far as I can tell, the chance to get in is pretty slim...

Agree and LBS is not very good in managing waitlist!!

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Intern
Joined: 08 Dec 2011
Posts: 13

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

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29 Mar 2012, 15:11
I was just reading the old 2010, 2011 Waitlist threads on gmatclub... It seems to me that this year's waitlist thread is surprisingly quiet..... does that mean not many ppl are on the waitlist????

And I noticed that on the tracker feed - there are only 9 ppl on the list so far this year....... I dont know how representative that is.... but, anyhow, I feel this year we could have better chance of getting into the program....

Just my two cents....

What you guys think?

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Manager
Joined: 15 Dec 2011
Posts: 182

Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 13

Schools: LBS '14 (A)
GMAT 1: 730 Q50 V39
GPA: 3.9

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29 Mar 2012, 15:36
nacyrio wrote:
I was just reading the old 2010, 2011 Waitlist threads on gmatclub... It seems to me that this year's waitlist thread is surprisingly quiet..... does that mean not many ppl are on the waitlist????

And I noticed that on the tracker feed - there are only 9 ppl on the list so far this year....... I dont know how representative that is.... but, anyhow, I feel this year we could have better chance of getting into the program....

Just my two cents....

What you guys think?

Not to dampen any hopes, but add me to your tally of WL'ers.

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Intern
Joined: 08 Dec 2011
Posts: 13

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

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29 Mar 2012, 15:39
someone79 wrote:
nacyrio wrote:
I was just reading the old 2010, 2011 Waitlist threads on gmatclub... It seems to me that this year's waitlist thread is surprisingly quiet..... does that mean not many ppl are on the waitlist????

And I noticed that on the tracker feed - there are only 9 ppl on the list so far this year....... I dont know how representative that is.... but, anyhow, I feel this year we could have better chance of getting into the program....

Just my two cents....

What you guys think?

Not to dampen any hopes, but add me to your tally of WL'ers.

Yah~~~ Now there are 10 ppls on the list now! double digits.

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Manager
Joined: 15 Dec 2011
Posts: 182

Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 13

Schools: LBS '14 (A)
GMAT 1: 730 Q50 V39
GPA: 3.9

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29 Mar 2012, 15:45
Interesting this is that I too am interested in entrepreneurship. 17th May is the next target.

Anyone planning to retake GMAT?

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Intern
Joined: 08 Dec 2011
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29 Mar 2012, 15:48
someone79 wrote:
Interesting this is that I too am interested in entrepreneurship. 17th May is the next target.

Anyone planning to retake GMAT?

Hi Someone79,

I think your GMAT score is just fine.....730 is well above the average....

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Intern
Joined: 14 Jan 2011
Posts: 9

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Location: Aruba

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29 Mar 2012, 16:03
If it calms any waitlister's nerves, I got an acceptance email but I am unlikely to accept it. So that's another spot to you!

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