Tag Archives: Strategy

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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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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3 Down, 2ish To Go

At the beginning of December, I’d like to take stock of where my applications stand. So far, I’ve submitted applications to NYU Stern, MIT Sloan and Columbia Business School. I’ll also say that the previous list is roughly in the … Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With the New

I spoke too soon a few days ago, when I thought I was almost done with my application to Columbia Business School. After getting great feedback from one of my essay readers (thanks, you know who you are!), it’s clear … Continue reading

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No Harvard Business School For Me

As I wrap up my Columbia Business School application, I am also looking ahead to my strategy for my remaining applications, which will include some or all of the following b-schools: Stanford, Wharton, Chicago, Northwestern (Kellogg), Berkeley (Haas) and UCLA (Anderson). As … Continue reading

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