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

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

Letter to the Class of 2015, Reapplicants & Late Round Applicants

I always point out to potential MBA friends (virtual and real) that I’m no expert on the application process, and I don’t believe getting a few acceptance puts me any step(s) closer to becoming an expert. That said, I believe I understand a few things that can help any candidate when prepping their application. So … Continue reading