Search found 12 matches


Well, I did get dinged at HBS. Disappointing, yes, but I also got accepted into BC CSOM, which was my second choice school. I am very excited to be a BC MBA Candidate and am going to live up every minute of my next two years in the beautiful city of Boston!! And I am also looking forward to competin...

by toptenorbust

Thu May 20, 2010 11:11 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

money- Still no ding letter, but still no interview. We'll see....

by toptenorbust

Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

money, thanks for the kind words.

where will you be applying?

by toptenorbust

Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

however, the decision is a lot easier when you dont get accepted. :lol:

by toptenorbust

Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:30 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

of course it would have been a hard decision. i guess this must be something a lot of people deal with. do I go to HBS, GSB, or Wharton for xxx,xxx$ or do I take a fellowship at lets say georgetown or babson.... seeing as I am planning on becoming an entrepreneur after bschool. If i was going to go ...

by toptenorbust

Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:59 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

You are correct about the gmat score. If the 50th percentile is 700-750 than we can assume the 80th is around 670-780, and I am no olympian. Im just a bilingual expat engineer/project manager in charge of XX million euros of engineering materials and services. :D Also, it was almost mainly just for ...

by toptenorbust

Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

I got invited for an interview with BC CSOM which is coming up shortly. However it will be a phone interview due to my geographical location. Im an expat!

by toptenorbust

Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

HBS Round 2... no interview invite

I was incredibly disappointed yesterday. I applied to HBS Full Time MBA Round 2 and did not receive an interview invite.

Edited for privacy reasons!

Does HBS really only consider finance majors with a 700 GMAT?
I need to be consoled!

by toptenorbust

Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:56 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: HBS Round 2... no interview invite
Replies: 23
Views: 20333

Thank you for your honest response. With regards to the GPA, i graduated with a 3.4 in a double major engineering/german. Published average Ugrad GPA for my first choice schools average about 3.5. I was under the impression that engineering GPAs where weighted more heavily and double majors on top o...

by toptenorbust

Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: profile eval/ question
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

1st choice: Harvard, Columbia, Dartmouth, NYU, IMD 2nd choice: Boston College, Boston University I plan to go for general management or entrepeneurial studies because I would like to be at the head of the automotive industry. My reason for pursueing an MBA is, although i have a lot of confidence in ...

by toptenorbust

Sun Nov 02, 2008 6:01 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: profile eval/ question
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

profile eval/ question

My profile: -23 year old white american -state university (fully accredited) -double major - 3.3 engineering - 3.5 german -semester abroad during studies -internship abroad during studies -640 gmat 35/43 V/Q split -currently in germany working as an engineering project manager on an international pr...

by toptenorbust

Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: profile eval/ question
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

LOR's

Hi, I was wondering if someone is fresh out of college, planning on applying to business school in 2-3 years, and also had a professor who could provide a good LOR, should the person request the LOR now (since the professor could provide the best/most accurate information) or should the person wait ...

by toptenorbust

Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: LOR's
Replies: 1
Views: 3012