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Old 03-18-2009, 11:15 AM   #11
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my friend who went thru SMU interview told me that group discussion can be quite fatal.. the other interviewees will rebutt everything you say.. so be prepared for that.
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:33 AM   #12
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nopes if im not wrong, its a general entry requirement to do the essay component
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:35 AM   #13
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hi all!
any updates to the types of qns?

and how come there's an essay session?? is it only for law course?
nopes if im not wrong, its a general entry requirement to do the essay component
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:36 AM   #14
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my friend who went thru SMU interview told me that group discussion can be quite fatal.. the other interviewees will rebutt everything you say.. so be prepared for that.
Yes its usually the case. So it'll be good for potential interviewees to be updated on current affairs and also not afraid to offer your opinions about things and remember to substantiate all points asserted too!
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Old 03-19-2009, 09:37 AM   #15
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nopes if im not wrong, its a general entry requirement to do the essay component
any other examples of essays qns?
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Old 03-21-2009, 10:42 AM   #16
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Ah, so it's mandatory, I see. I have one this Friday, anyone else?
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Old 03-21-2009, 11:41 AM   #17
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If you have good and substantial things to talk about, don't be afraid to keep talking and impressing the interviewers even if you take away time from other interviewees. It's freaking dog-eat-dog in the interview, and who would you prefer getting admitted - you or them? I took up about 8 out of 20 mins in my 6-person group interview. GO FOR THE KILL! KEEP NO PRISONERS!

note: don't talk 8 mins of crap, of course.
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:40 AM   #18
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If you have good and substantial things to talk about, don't be afraid to keep talking and impressing the interviewers even if you take away time from other interviewees. It's freaking dog-eat-dog in the interview, and who would you prefer getting admitted - you or them? I took up about 8 out of 20 mins in my 6-person group interview. GO FOR THE KILL! KEEP NO PRISONERS!

note: don't talk 8 mins of crap, of course.
not really necessary.. i have a friend whose friend kept quiet and only talked when shes supposed to..and got admitted into the school, while my friend talked and didnt get in!
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:09 AM   #19
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It's not necessary of course, but I'm just trying to pull you guys towards talking. better be safe than sorry you're not gonna keep quiet just because of the example of the those two people, are you?
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:16 AM   #20
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Ah, so it's mandatory, I see. I have one this Friday, anyone else?
Me too...But mine is at 6.30pm slot...if there's interview and essay writing, then wont it end very late?
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