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Pinned: Please update your HBS decision in the tracker https://gmatclub.com/forum/decision-tra ... ister.html
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Any indian got in?
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770 as well, MBB, 4.0 GPA
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rejected
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Indian?
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Congratulations to those who got the interview invites.
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We have a HBS interview prep session coming up soon. You can sign up here https://www.airmeet.com/e/8f9c23e0-b359 ... 39bfe1bd2b
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Ras2036, is yet to come
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And please don’t forget to update the decision tracker as well
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*GSB
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nir4l wrote:
Yeah its heart breaking because I was Further Consideration’d in R1

Same here
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Chrum wrote:
Same here

Feels like i was so close. Wish I could get feedback on what my gap(s) were
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even though it was a moonshot but it stinks :(
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nir4l wrote:
Feels like i was so close. Wish I could get feedback on what my gap(s) were

Same good gmat, good story , right career still got rejected
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My 5 stages of grief has also started
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Dinged :)
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Wish i could have the comment from HBS team on the gaps
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AWasey wrote:
Indian?

No
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Haven’t seen any Indian yet. Guess the quota was filled in R1 :cry: :cry:
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Indians have been invited, saw 2-3 guys get invited on the MBA Tribe https://gmatclub.com/chat group for HBS
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Invited ..!
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Jasonh wrote:
Invited ..!

Amazing! Congratulations!!!
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We will be doing Free Interview Prep - HBS session is tomorrow 😲 https://www.airmeet.com/e/8f9c23e0-b359 ... nouncement
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invited!
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mba2024applicant wrote:
invited!

Profile?
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AWasey wrote:
Profile?

Sorry - Country?
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AWasey wrote:
Sorry - Country?

USA
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i got an invite! 6 yeo, located in NYC, work in big 4 consulting but focus on a niche social impact area
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any thoughts on in person vs zoom?
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We will be doing Free Interview Prep - HBS session is tomorrow 😲 https://www.airmeet.com/e/8f9c23e0-b359 ... nouncement

says all seats are filled
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ThrivingWind wrote:
Update on my background (which was denied). Impact Investing / Strategy for one of the largest social enterprises. Project managed teams of 15+ people to solve large industry challenges. Recognized by the Governer of my state. On the board of 2 nonprofits. ORM. 315 GRE. Unknown undergrad. Age is 30+

My essays directly tied my lived experiences to the impact sector I’m in.

I’m not sure if the sticking point was my test score (which Yale said was the reason I was waitlisted) or not.


guess it’s the score, having taken both the gre and the gmat, I found the gre to be much easier. It’s wrong on the schools part to let a GRE 315 get a seat that a GMAT 760 is fighting for. And I know scores are not everything but still, hardwork cannot be ignored.

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I don’t think the test score is totally indicative of hard work though. I spent three and a half years trying to get my score up...while working 80+ hour weeks (which isn’t unusual for folks here) while stretching myself to join nonprofit boards. There was a significant level of sacrifice and hard work put into my work. I think the underlying assumption that your test score indicates your intelligence or drive is why I’m glad that some schools are moving towards test optional. Some people are just really bad a standardized tests, but are able to make deep impact in the actual business world :)
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Rtmt wrote:
Correct but I do hope that medical schools don’t start thinking like that or else lives would be in danger, because scores do test your hardwork. Everyone claiming to be street smart or business smart I have seen lacks academically as if I people who work hard academically are not street smart or business smart.

True !
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mba2024applicant wrote:
any thoughts on in person vs zoom?

I’m curious too
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i thought harvard wanted leaders already ?
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why should one learn leadership at harvard ?
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Because like math, you can never learn enough leadership.. Have you ever wondered why do senior executives and CEO look for Executive coaches..
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Why soo many rejections in round 2?
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HBS interview prep session with Devi Vallabhaneni from mbaMission is starting soon at 7 AM Pacific.
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We are Live in the HBS interview prep session. These sessions are not being recorded. You can join here https://www.airmeet.com/e/8f9c23e0-b359 ... 39bfe1bd2b
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Hello everyone -

I was just invited to interview with HBS and I was wondering if there is anyone else who is interviewing and would like to do mock interviews.
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dadugmac wrote:
Hello everyone - I was just invited to interview with HBS and I was wondering if there is anyone else who is interviewing and would like to do mock interviews.

Hi @dadugmac, during today’s interview prep sesion, we started a spreadsheet for interviewees to find mock interview partners. You can try adding your details to it or contacting someone who has already signed up if you feel they are the right fit for you: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=0
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Can those that received an interview still find the invitation letter on their portal? I received the email confirming my scheduled time but do not see the update on my portal anymore?
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I wanted to show my mom the invite and just don’t see anything on the portal anymore
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mba2024applicant wrote:
I wanted to show my mom the invite and just don’t see anything on the portal anymore

I think it’s gone forever unfortunately. I noticed that once they sent out the link for scheduling interviews, I couldn’t find the invitation letter anymore. I even had it open in a tab but when I refreshed, I got "Not Found". Hopefully, come March, you’ll have a proper admission letter to show her!
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Hi, everyone, we have HBS interview prep session where Maria from ApplicantLab will be conducting a mock HBS interview. This session starts at 9 AM Pacific today. You can register and join here https://www.airmeet.com/e/8f9c23e0-b359 ... 39bfe1bd2b
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We are Live in the HBS interview prep session with Maria
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Hi, everyone, we have HBS interview prep session with a Round 1 HBS admit. This session starts at 8 AM Pacific today. You can register and join here
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We are Live in the HBS interview prep session.
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What gmat focus score is competitive for HBS?
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advice on best hbs interview prep service?
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mba2024applicant wrote:
advice on best hbs interview prep service?

I ask each person to write out/speak to why they chose/started the thing, why they quit the thing if applicable/started the new thing, the main contribution (which demonstrates leadership preferably), what they learned from it, and how it shaped them. This covers a lot of ground and gets into enough depth usually.
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I score 740 on classic gmat . I am Indian engineer with 6 years of work-ex, leading a team. I have done some extra curriculars but don’t have certificates. Should I retake gmat to get into HBS? Or should I work on strengthening extra curriculars ?
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Congratulations on the score! While a higher GMAT is always helpful, the benefit w.r.t HBS would be minimal for securing an admittance. Getting into HBS requires a lot more than just a few certificates. Take a look at these interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEQBYwbnoA8 , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEQBYwbnoA8
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Hi - does anyone know what the format of the post interview reflection is supposed to be? I’ve seen people do it as a thank you letter and do it as a general reflection.

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Reflection. send a courtesy thank you as introduction but answer the question!
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Qwapol wrote:
Hi - does anyone know what the format of the post interview reflection is supposed to be? I’ve seen people do it as a thank you letter and do it as a general reflection.

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­Hope this helps: [url=#]https://mbaessaycoaching.com/b/writing-thank-you-noteshbs-post-interview-reflection[/url]­
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hello I’m new here and currently prepare for IELTS and GMAT what is the different between prepare for Harvard and other Ivy schools?
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ivyus wrote:
hello I’m new here and currently prepare for IELTS and GMAT what is the different between prepare for Harvard and other Ivy schools?

Hi @ivyus, I’m not sure I understand your question. If you want to know more about application processes for Harvard and other others, you can checkout the application process page on each school’s website. GMATClub also has a ton of great resources. For example, these application walkthrough videos show how to fill in the applications for about 25 schools: https://gmatclub.com/forum/mba-applicat ... 20276.html
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hello I’m new here and currently prepare for IELTS and GMAT what is the different between prepare for Harvard and other Ivy schools?

Harvard has a page for MBA application requirements just like all the other schools. To prepare for HBS MBA, you need to meet that checklist (most schools have the same checklist). If you are asking how you should prepare your profile for an MBA- that is a very nuanced question and cannot be answered without knowing your current profile first.
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anyone else get contact verification email this morning?
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mba2024applicant wrote:
anyone else get contact verification email this morning?


Looks like folks got it

https://www.reddit.com/r/MBA/s/CvOM86atqf

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Does anyone know whether the Re-Vera verification is done before/after the HBS interview?
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Tserberos1991 wrote:
Does anyone know whether the Re-Vera verification is done before/after the HBS interview?

Only when you get admitted and choose to matriculate at a particular school
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Anyone know whether HBS adcom start calling befor the decision deadline? Or is it just a portal update?

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Anyone know whether HBS adcom start calling befor the decision deadline? Or is it just a portal update?

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­For HBS, it will just be a portal update at the decision deadline. 
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Do we know the time ?

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Dkhapllicator wrote:
Anyone know whether HBS adcom start calling befor the decision deadline? Or is it just a portal update?

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­For HBS, it will just be a portal update at the decision deadline. 
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Yup! It’ll come out at 12 Noon ET! Best of luck.
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Hey everyone, I am starting to study for my gmat. Anyone know what tools I can use to get a 700+
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Those who interviewed in R2, can you please share with which consultant you worked?
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Direct from Harvard’s admissions director: decisions will be out in a little less than 24 hours (12 noon Eastern Time tomorrow). Good luck everyone and don’t forget to update your decision tracker!
https://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/Page ... ecisions24
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good luck everyone!
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Good Luck! 🍀
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Good luck everyone!
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Congratulations !!!!!
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WL
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oiploiloi wrote:
I got in 😭

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Oh my word!
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It’s like a ding for me since who would drop HBS offer? I have never heard of anyone got off WL from HBS
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Some people who got into Stanford or Wharton might take it over Harvard. You never know.
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admitted
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Got in! 🥹
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Please share your profile if you got admitted. Would love to get some stats
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emmbeeayy wrote:
Got in! 🥹

Congrats!
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satvikd22 wrote:
Please share your profile if you got admitted. Would love to get some stats

Have you tried searching on GMATClub’s decision tracker? There are stats on there.
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Got in too!
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Congrats! I didn’t know. I’ll look into it
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DKMBA2023 wrote:
It’s like a ding for me since who would drop HBS offer? I have never heard of anyone got off WL from HBS

I got in off the waitlist! Don’t lose hope
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jj3497 wrote:
I got in off the waitlist! Don’t lose hope

Congrats! Is there any chance I can ping you directly and ask for advice? Much appreciated!
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Accepted as well! and was waitlisted at Wharton yesterday LOL
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emmbeeayy wrote:
Got in! 🥹

Congratulations
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How many people are waitlisted for HBS? Comment here please 🙏🏻
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congrats
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Any thoughts on the new US news rankings? Curious to hear thoughts!
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Hey guys would you recommend writing to the ad-com to get a personalized feedback of why a profile was dinged ?
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