Tag Archives: Will I Get In Anywhere?

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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Thank God for That (First Interview Invitation)

I can breathe a little easier (emphasis on “little”) after receiving an interview invitation from NYU Stern, which is one of my top business school choices. Since I had thought that interview invitations for the schools I applied to were … 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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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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