Take a Number: The Dreaded Waitlist

Waitlist

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

Tuck TAABA Ski Weekend – Smugglers Notch

TAABA Tuck Ski Trip

I haven’t been this excited about a weekend, let alone a sport that I stink at (skiing), in a while! For the past few years the African Ancestry Business Association at Tuck (TAABA) has hosted a ski weekend for graduate students across the country in our (relative) backyard of Northern Vermont. This year we’re going … Continue reading

Managing Your Brand

Building Your Brand

The other night at Murphy’s (hangout spot here in Hanover) a group of us touched on everything from unemployment to relationships in business school and everything in between. One of the more interesting discussions was around ‘Managing Your Brand’ while in business school. Truth is, getting thrown into a whirlwind of activity as a first-year you might … Continue reading

Being Neglectful

Stell Hall

I have no excuse–I take that back, I do. My reason for not blogging in months: business school and recruiting. I realize it’s going to be impossible to recap the last five months of my life in one single post so I’ve committed to giving steady updates along the way. But here is a summary: … Continue reading

The Value of an Elite MBA

Goldman-Barclays-JPMorgan-Morgan-Stanley 2

I arrived in New York last week for Morgan Stanley’s two-day Early Insights MBA Program — a sort of recruitment accelerator for candidates interested in Investment Banking, Sales & Trading and Investment Research — it was more than a worthwhile experience. We were warmly accepted at a dinner reception with students and Morgan Stanley reps, … Continue reading

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