Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Road Not (Yet) Taken

As I consider my next career move (including whether or not to attend business school), I find myself returning to some advice that helped me align my interests with my then-current career trajectory and that motivated me, in part, to … Continue reading

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Retrieval Practice May Benefit GMAT Prep (and Other Learning)

The New York Times recently published an article titled “To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test” that might benefit those preparing for the GMAT, as well as others who want to improve their learning in general.

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The Clash Said It Best

Since I began my preparation for the GMAT over half a year ago, I’ve had a pretty steady diet of activities geared toward getting me admitted to business schools: studying for and taking the test, contacting recommenders, researching and visiting … Continue reading

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Second Time’s Also the Charm?

As I prepare for my upcoming second business school interview (self-initiated for Kellogg), it’s useful to re-hash how my first interview went so I can improve my performance and chances of admission at Kellogg. There were many times during the … Continue reading

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That’s Okay, Too

Columbia rejected me today. It’s never fun to be rejected, but it’s a lot easier to deal with when I’ve already gotten accepted at a school that I favor going to.

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And… Scene.

There goes my (likely) final business school application, sent off to the powers that be at Kellogg.

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V is for Vicissitudes

As the Yiddish would say – well, that was a mishigas. The past few weeks didn’t go quite the way I thought it would, but here I am, still in one piece, and things are looking just fine.

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