Tag Archives: MIT

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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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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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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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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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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