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

The Inflection Point

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Paying to Get Owned I’ll admit what a lot of us in business school are thinking through our first few weeks of classes, “Why am I forgoing salary and paying to get steamrolled?” I’ve generally been a decent student; working hard and working smart to get the job done. But Tuck was a completely different … Continue reading

The Value of an Elite MBA

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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

List condensed and recommendations

After adding some grey hairs I finally have done three things I needed to do: Narrow down my list Secure recommenders Budget Without further ado here is what I decided on and in no particular order: Stanford Graduate School of Business Tuck School of Business Cornell Johnson School Kellogg School of Management Wharton School Yale … Continue reading

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