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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: After the Waitlist at MIT / Sloan

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In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we recount one’s change of heart after being accepted off the waitlist at MIT / Sloan. The candidate had also received scholarships from Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross and Rice / Jones.

The initial post shows that the applicant had targeted nine MBA programs:

The community started off by showing their support, as many know the struggle of the wait:

A fellow applicant to MIT / Sloan followed up with a logistics question:

The timing and situation piqued others’ interest as well:

The original poster replied accordingly:

Then, another waitlisted candidate shared the same decision:

Meanwhile, some pondered the role of scholarships and shared their theories:

Finally, the thread concluded with making sure the decision was communicated–a sign of how coveted a spot in the Class of 2020 is:

Congratulations and best of luck at MIT / Sloan!

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Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.