Tag Archives: choosing a business school

I’m here!!!

I’ve been away from the blogosphere for a long while and I apologizeĀ for that. Some of it is laziness but most of it is being overwhelmed; by work, plans and decisions. It occurred to me that I never posted my decision here so that’s what I’m here to do. Unsurprisingly I accepted Booth’s offer. Surprisingly, I have decided (haven’t sent the actual email but decision’s been made) to withdraw my Sloan application. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on February 28, 2015 in Notification


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My Dilemma

I have a big problem. It’s a good problem but a problemĀ  nonetheless. I can’t decide whether to pursue Sloan’s waitlist or not. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on December 22, 2014 in Notification


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Pre-Application Preparation: Letters of Recommendation

If you are not applying to any of the schools that have started their Fall 2015 admission; (HBS, Columbia, Stern & Tuck – are the only ones that I know of, there may be others); you’re in the same boat with me. Except you may have written your GMAT which I am still preparing for but that is for another post.

Apart from preparing for GMAT, I’m also preparing for another aspect of the application: recommendations. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on June 2, 2014 in Application, Recommendation


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Cold Email: Your first step to your new best friend.

As everybody knows, the most trustworthy reviews of any products are those from other/previous users. An MBA is not exempt, talking to current students and alums of the schools you’re targeting can be the best thing that happened to you particularly if you, like me, cannot make it for a class visit.There’s one small problem: you (like me) do not know any students or alumni personally or so we think at this point.

I’ll be meeting with one current student interning in my town next week and I have already talked with several other students and alums from three of my schools (which is only because I’m taking one school at a time). How did I manage to do that? Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Application


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