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Why is it underrated? Because University is top 20 in the world, faculty of business school is very good. The programme itself is quite international. employment rate and salary increase rate are very high. How it looks now because of crisis post-effects, I don't know. But when I graduate in Decembe...

by Vitalina

Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

Hey, I also had an interview over the phone with Edinburgh Uni Business School. Mine was also very relaxed, I mean VERY relaxed :D But probably it's for the best, because if it was too official, I would start to feel nervous. As it was, we had a great chat and MBA's director actually told me at the ...

by Vitalina

Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Telephonic interview with Imperial
Replies: 9
Views: 5072

sadly, no, i do not have any part time work ex that I could add to my profile. How soon after submitting your app did you have the interview? And how soon after that was your admission confirmed? i was going through some material and it appears that the school comes under the Heriot-Watt University...

by Vitalina

Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:39 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

Imperial is a very good college. But London is freaking expensive, Oxbrigde is equally great, but your quality of life woul be much higher. Plus, Judge is next to wht they call 'British Silicon Valley', so depending on what you do next, Oxbridge could be a good choice. I have combed through so man e...

by Vitalina

Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: European MBA Programs - Application Deadlines
Replies: 11
Views: 3932

^^ Thanks :) I think you might be good. I have 3 years fulltime from internatioal company, and my last position isonlyfor the lst 3 months, even though it sounds cool (Key Account Manager), I am sure it was not what persuaded them to give me a chance. Do you have any interhips/parttime job yu culd a...

by Vitalina

Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

^^ That's what the Director told me when she interviewed me. I come from an interesting background and has expatriated. I don' hve IT or financial education, and the majority of MBA applicants are from these two pools. AND, I am a girl, which also helps. Ladies are still in the minority in busness s...

by Vitalina

Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

one can only hope! it's great to see your level of excitement! i feel like a lot of times I see people bitter about not getting into their top choice, and then they just don't get the most out of the program they decide to attend. clearly this won't be the case for you Yes, I am SUPER excited. I ho...

by Vitalina

Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

"I was dinged from LBS, but who cares, it's their loss, not mine!" love that quote! congratulations Well, what can I say, of course I knew my chances for LBS are petty slim, still, I as hugely disappointed by their no. But no I will be able to enjoy a small class, wonderful location, and much bette...

by Vitalina

Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!

Today, I got an unconditional offer from the University of Edinburgh Business School!!!!!!!!! I am ready to burst :D Info about me: Nationality: Russian (gender - female) GMAT: 670 Years of experience (3 part time from Russia, and 3 full time in Norway, where I am an expat) Programme: MBA in Interna...

by Vitalina

Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:06 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: University of Edinburgh Business School 2010 Admit!
Replies: 23
Views: 14389

I had my resumereadby an exp. He said when you are applying for a study program, it's pretty logical to have your education on top of the list

by Vitalina

Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Resume: Education or Experience first?
Replies: 13
Views: 9523

^^ I would love to go to an assessment day, but Judge is not inviting waitlisted candidates for one. :(
I have already sent a general message reaffirming my intentions to study there, and I think I will ask one of my professors to send an additional rec.

by Vitalina

Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: 2010 - Where are you applying?
Replies: 133
Views: 41514

hk wrote:IESE waitlisted me he he. Now the fun begins!!
Are you doing anything while waiting, i.e. sending mails, extra material, recs?

by Vitalina

Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: 2010 - Where are you applying?
Replies: 133
Views: 41514

Judge BS informed me they received a record number of applications this year.
I also heard the rumors that applicartion at LBS has risen as well.
So, the predictions that application number will fall, are not true

by Vitalina

Thu Nov 26, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: MBA Application Volume
Replies: 3
Views: 2138

Hey Lisa, I was waitlisted at Judge. :( The email that I got says that 'If you have any questions or if your circumstances significantly change, then please do not hesitate to contact us' Can I treat it as a subtle invitation to provide more info? I can definitely submit another rec, for example. I ...

by Vitalina

Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:32 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: Waitlist Tips from Stacy
Replies: 12
Views: 12390

Finally, have some room to breath and can share my profile: Name: Alina Age: 26 Gender: Female Current Location: Norway Nationality: Russian Race/Ethnicity: White GMAT: 670 GPA: 4.0 Full Time Work Experience: 4 years Lots of extracurriculars Application year: 2010 How far along in application proces...

by Vitalina

Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:27 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: 2010 - Where are you applying?
Replies: 133
Views: 41514