Category Archives: B-School Applications

So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance

Today, Chicago Booth emailed to inform me that I was being kept on the waitlist. The email wasn’t a surprise, since Round 3 and previously waitlisted applicants that were admitted were called yesterday and I didn’t receive a phone call … Continue reading

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20,000 Miles Later

With the busy portion of the 2010-2011 application season now in the past, giving way to its plodding end, there hasn’t been much to update on the business school front. Instead, I went on vacation for a few weeks and … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

“As a young boy, I dreamed of being a baseball, but tonight I say, we must move forward, not backward, upward not forward, and always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom.” -Kodos from The Simpsons, Treehouse of Horror VII

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Ask, and You Shall Receive

In my previous post yesterday, I talked about valuing certainty at a premium, once you get to the point in the business school application process where you have gotten into at least one school you want to attend. Well, I … Continue reading

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Sitting, Wishing, Waitlisting

As it has traditionally done, Chicago Booth called most of its admitted students yesterday (congratulations, by the way!), the day before today’s Round 2 admissions decision deadline. From the moment I woke up yesterday, I was a bit on edge, … Continue reading

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GMAT: What Is It Good For

As the 2010-2011 business school application cycle winds down, the next generation of applicants – or perhaps more aptly, supplicants – is preparing for their own trip through the business school application gauntlet, which usually includes taking a standardized admissions test. … Continue reading

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And Now We Wait

The end of the business school application process – for me, anyway – is almost within reach. I recently completed my third and final admissions interview, and am now just waiting for the admissions committees of Chicago Booth and Kellogg … Continue reading

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In the Nick of Time

I feel a little like someone who just barely made it onto a subway train before the doors closed and the subway speeds off to its next stop. It wasn’t easy, perhaps with the doors re-opening and re-closing on my … Continue reading

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A Coin Flip’s Chance for a Booth Interview?

Not much happened this week in terms of business-school related news, in part because one of the schools I am waiting to hear from, Chicago Booth, encountered a historic blizzard this week. Still, I was interested to know what my … Continue reading

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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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