Take a Number: The Dreaded 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

The Inflection Point

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

It’s Starting to Sink In

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 – Part One

–OhDenny, a veteran gmatclubber graciously agreed to share his ‘Road to the MBA’ story with the world. Over the next three days you will hear his story–one of trial, tribulation… and triumph. OhDenny’s narrative will capture the interest of all of us, but particularly those who weren’t successful their first time around applying to b-school. … Continue reading

The Truth: The Consortium

The following posts were co-authored by The Senator and Cheetarah1980, author of an MBA Blog called “The Brain Dump”. Cheetarah1980: Let it be known that I 100% support the mission of the Consortium for Graduate School Management. Minorities are woefully underrepresented in senior level and executive management positions across all industries. Blacks, Latinos, SE Asians, … Continue reading