Category Archives: Why an MBA?

Moving Forward Without an MBA or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace My Decision

So… I decided not to attend business school this fall. At various times during the application process, it seemed more likely than not that I would enroll. However, in recent weeks, I came to the conclusion that the better choice … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

Just wanted to drop a quick line for those who are still interested in my business school journey. From an admissions standpoint, nothing has changed since my last update: I’m still admitted to one school and waitlisted at another. But, … Continue reading

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Warming Up to the Idea

It’s two weeks until the deadline for Chicago Booth to release its Round 2 admissions decisions, but I’m trying not to worry about something that I no longer have any control over. The advice about not increasing the troubles of … 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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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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Em. Bee. Eh?

It’s the second week of November in the first year of the new decade, and the days are getting shorter and colder. In other words, it’s the perfect environment for staying inside and working on business school applications.

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