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Can anyone tell me how long can I wait before I reply to interview invitation? I am asking this because I am not sure how much time will I need to prepare for interview. Can anyone give me an idea about how to prepare for interview and how long will it take?
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If you wait too long, the spot will be gone and you'll be put on waiting list! Do it ASAP!
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I replied to the invitation the next day and told them my preferred date. I haven't heard anything from them after that. I am getting worried now. Was I too late?? I hope they ll read my email.
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I replied to the invitation the next day and told them my preferred date. I haven't heard anything from them after that. I am getting worried now. Was I too late?? I hope they ll read my email.
for some people takes a week or less. I suggest to wait, but if they gave you the option of calling, just do it tomorrow.
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They did not give me option for calling. I guess I ll just wait...
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For future IVs, reply in the first couple of hours. They reply in 1-2 hours if you do so (my experience). Try to schedule certain dates for each coast. For example first 2 weeks of December for the south east. You can travel in between states of the same region in bus or train... that way you reduce your air travel expenses. Have a plan, before you schedule.
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They did not give me option for calling. I guess I ll just wait...
don't worry man. most reply within a week or so. after 1 week if you haven't heard from them, give them a call.
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hey guys...

Please advice. I got IV and they gave phone number to call but am out of the States right now. I was waiting to call to group my interviews together. I am much worried now after reading in the forum to reply within hours because its been two days. Will i miss my spot? Its night time there.This time difference is killing me. I have to wait for EST to call? I am very nervous.
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