Monthly Archives: December 2010

All is Quiet on the MIT Front

Based on last year’s timing, I thought that most applicants to MIT Sloan would be receiving either a ding or an interview invite by last week. Now, I’m not so sure, since it seemed pretty quiet last week in terms … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

Interviews are another piece of the application puzzle and another opportunity to show how great of an addition to a business school’s class I will be. At first glance, I thought that since interviewing relies on many of the same themes, … Continue reading

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Calm Before the Storm

As the business day wraps up on the East Coast, it looks like today has been a relatively quiet day for the admissions staff at the schools I am applying to, other than a trickle of news here and there. … Continue reading

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Focus and Perspective (aka Life > Applications)

To a casual observer of my life in the past week or so, it would appear that I’ve made zero progress on my remaining business school applications since submitting my last one. As evidence, one might point to the mostly … Continue reading

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Thank God for That (First Interview Invitation)

I can breathe a little easier (emphasis on “little”) after receiving an interview invitation from NYU Stern, which is one of my top business school choices. Since I had thought that interview invitations for the schools I applied to were … Continue reading

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I Like Wharton’s Curriculum Changes, But First I Have to Apply

Wharton recently announced changes to its curriculum, to be partially rolled out in the fall of 2011 and completed in the fall of 2012. It’s relevant to take a look, since any prospective applicants to Wharton (like me) should take note of … Continue reading

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Am I One of the Top 4,653 Applicants? (Quantifying My Chances at Getting Into a Top Business School)

I’m a planner. I like to know what’s going to happen. One way I do that is by estimating the chances of something occurring and setting my expectations accordingly. This is especially the case with the nebulous world of business … Continue reading

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