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Shivam Misra: Shivam Misra
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GMAT 1: 720 Q49 V39
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WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
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I have received communication from Cambridge that they have put me on waiting list in consideration for the interviews. They will update me in the third round if I will be having an interview with them. That would be approximately 2.5 months from now.
Is there anything that I could do between now and then to support my application and increase my chances of getting an interview.
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New post 24 Nov 2018, 19:44
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shivam9205 have you been assigned an admissions officer to whom you can submit updates?

You might consider getting a ding analysis to get some outside perspective on your application.
In the ideal case, you can clarify some things in an update letter - ideal case is for you to have a tangible update on something ie test score, leadership, or job - and kind of sneak in some other stuff in the update letter based on the ding analysis.

Even if you can't leverage that feedback 100% for the update letter, it can inform your other applications. And I would strongly recommend that you not wait around hoping but actively submit applications to other schools for R2 or January batch if applicable.

I should first ask, is your GMAT 20 points over the average if you are Indian, which I'm guessing you are? If not, they could be giving you a strong hint to retake the exam.

shivam9205 wrote:
I have received communication from Cambridge that they have put me on waiting list in consideration for the interviews. They will update me in the third round if I will be having an interview with them. That would be approximately 2.5 months from now.
Is there anything that I could do between now and then to support my application and increase my chances of getting an interview.

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