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# Sloan 2013 (MIT) - Calling All Applicants

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28 Feb 2013, 06:19
fromchicago wrote:
ding. Wow, this year MIT's acceptance rate will approach Stanford's.. pretty brutal.

Where did you come up with that? Sloan will still be substantially above Stanford's historic rate, and more than likely still above HBS and Haas.
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28 Feb 2013, 06:26
thebdouglas wrote:
fromchicago wrote:
ding. Wow, this year MIT's acceptance rate will approach Stanford's.. pretty brutal.

Where did you come up with that? Sloan will still be substantially above Stanford's historic rate, and more than likely still above HBS and Haas.

Well, lots of people are reporting that the school disclosed it received 4,600+ applications for 350 spots. If you assume the yield is 66% as it has been lately, then that implies an acceptance rate of 10-12%. Now, if the yield is actually higher, which sounds like the case last year, the school could afford to admit fewer applicants and push the acceptance rate even lower (<10%).
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28 Feb 2013, 19:30
mmm did they stop the dings? when are we supposed to loose hope in this
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01 Mar 2013, 06:16
Any invitation in south america?
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01 Mar 2013, 07:41
batusai, I'm sorry to hear that. I wish you the best of luck with Haas and Booth!
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01 Mar 2013, 09:33
Any fresh activity on the interview invite front?
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01 Mar 2013, 11:01
kingfalcon wrote:
thebdouglas wrote:
fromchicago wrote:
ding. Wow, this year MIT's acceptance rate will approach Stanford's.. pretty brutal.

Where did you come up with that? Sloan will still be substantially above Stanford's historic rate, and more than likely still above HBS and Haas.

Well, lots of people are reporting that the school disclosed it received 4,600+ applications for 350 spots. If you assume the yield is 66% as it has been lately, then that implies an acceptance rate of 10-12%. Now, if the yield is actually higher, which sounds like the case last year, the school could afford to admit fewer applicants and push the acceptance rate even lower (<10%).

On top of that King, They did defer several students from last year to this year... So the pool is actually slightly smaller.
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01 Mar 2013, 13:11
Invite this morning. West coast (Los angeles).
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01 Mar 2013, 15:14
Anyone from the R1 waitlist get an interview invite? I was waitlisted on Dec 26th and just got an interview invite today. I wasn't expecting to hear anything until June but was pleasantly surprised today!
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01 Mar 2013, 16:47
Any tricks from the adcom to trigger behavioral responses?
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02 Mar 2013, 00:32
Got an interview invitation this morning, in India (Mumbai). Scheduled for March 21.

Has anyone else from India reported an interview call?
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02 Mar 2013, 00:40
@nevillec

Yup, applicant from Mumbai here. Got the email last night. I scheduled mine for the 22nd.
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02 Mar 2013, 00:46
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@nevillec

Yup, applicant from Mumbai here. Got the email last night. I scheduled mine for the 22nd.

That's nice!

I just went to register, and it looks like all the interview slots are full up already! "This event is closed and is no longer accepting registrations."

I guess I'll have to send them an email to check.
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02 Mar 2013, 02:03
nevillec wrote:
downinahole wrote:
@nevillec

Yup, applicant from Mumbai here. Got the email last night. I scheduled mine for the 22nd.

That's nice!

I just went to register, and it looks like all the interview slots are full up already! "This event is closed and is no longer accepting registrations."

I guess I'll have to send them an email to check.

Same here. Did you write them ?
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02 Mar 2013, 03:25
Invited!! Invite came through very early this morning India time; luckily I was up early and had a bunch of slots (Mumbai) to choose from. There's still a long way to go - but I'm stoked!

#Roarslikeabeast

"Michael Bolton - Go The Distance" running in my head now...

Cheers,
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02 Mar 2013, 03:44
I was still up the last night when the invite came through. While I was contemplating on slots as they clashed with my blow-off-the-steam vacation, the slots were full.
Amidst the Stanford-approaching selectivity, Sloan appears to be generous toward Asian applicants.
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02 Mar 2013, 04:25
dreamchase wrote:
Amidst the Stanford-approaching selectivity, Sloan appears to be generous toward Asian applicants.

That does seem to be the case, but we can never be sure. There could have been (probably were) a larger contingent of Asian applicants, leading to more invitations. At this point, we could super-analyze everything and still be wrong - it is fun though !

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02 Mar 2013, 04:30
dreamchase wrote:
nevillec wrote:
downinahole wrote:
@nevillec

Yup, applicant from Mumbai here. Got the email last night. I scheduled mine for the 22nd.

That's nice!

I just went to register, and it looks like all the interview slots are full up already! "This event is closed and is no longer accepting registrations."

I guess I'll have to send them an email to check.

Same here. Did you write them ?

Yep, wrote them. I'm assuming they didn't ACTUALLY send out more interview invites than they had slots, and that this will be fixed pretty soon.
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02 Mar 2013, 10:21

Looks like southern applicants are getting interviewed in Dallas.
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02 Mar 2013, 18:50
nevillec wrote:

Yep, wrote them. I'm assuming they didn't ACTUALLY send out more interview invites than they had slots, and that this will be fixed pretty soon.

Mumbai interview slot shortage fixed. They've opened up some more slots on March 23rd.
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