Take a Number: The Dreaded Waitlist

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First, Relax and Take a Deep Breath It’s that time in the year when a bevy of admissions decisions have been handed out. For better or worse, you’re in or out… or maybe you’re just a “maybe”. If you’ve applied to six or more school this has likely happened to you and you’re trying to … Continue reading

It’s Starting to Sink In

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When I realized it was Really Going to Happen… The non-stop wave of e-mails from Tuck. I actually still pretty giddy when I get a new one. My bank account balance suddenly dropped by $2,500 when Dartmouth cashed my deposit check. I started getting e-mails to apply to pre-MBA prep programs. Recruiters contacting me to … Continue reading

Threepeat – Final Thoughts

I want to thank OhDenny for offering his entertaining and uplifting story of perseverance. If I were in his shoes, maybe I wouldn’t have tried a second time, let alone a third. Just goes to show that the best lessons in life come from failure. Congrats on joining the Yale School of Management Class of … Continue reading

Threepeat – The Championship

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-OhDenny, a veteran gmatclubber graciously agreed to share his ‘Road to the MBA’ story with the world. This is the Final Part of his story–one of trial, tribulation… and triumph.- Act III: Lather, Rinse, Threepeat This time I was pissed.  Pissed at myself, pissed at my job, pissed at the system.  I thought that I … Continue reading

Threepeat – Part Two

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-OhDenny, a veteran gmatclubber graciously agreed to share his ‘Road to the MBA’ story with the world. This is Part Two of his story–one of trial, tribulation… and triumph.- Act II: Desperation The following year I was determined to get into school.  I knew I had everything I needed to get in: some killer recs, … Continue reading

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