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The essays are coming up well. actually, better than well. I can report progress on Stanford, Booth and Wharton essays. Sloan is on a different wavelength but I am certain I will tackle it within the next few days. I’ll get into more details on my approach (more or less; the things that are working for me thus far) but first I want to tell you what’s giving me mixed feelings: I just got out of my supervisor’s office and he’s heard from the grapevine that I am planning to leave for school. While he is supportive of the idea, it now means I may not be able to get into the projects I wanted to get into while I was still here and that really saddens me. He did promise that it would not impact on the decision for the short-term project assignments. I hope get admitted in round one otherwise I may lose out on more than one end. Read the rest of this entry »
Let me start this with a summary of my applicant profile:
- Work Exp: One year in a non-profit. Almost 6 years in consulting.
- 710 GMAT (Q47, V40)
- GPA of 3.92 out of 5
- College EC’s: member of Student Government, Peer tutor, church volunteer.
- Post-college EC’s: Founding Board member of a committee at work, professional mentoring to new recruits, volunteer at church, photography, sports (volleyball & tennis)
- Post-MBA goals: Entrepreneurship (Agribusiness)
Where’s the snag? Read the rest of this entry »
It takes a serious approach to get a glorious result
That is what one of my mentors always says and judging from his results, I’ll say he’s right. I have decided to manage my applications, the way I manage projects on my job – with one exception, Read the rest of this entry »
I plan to apply to four or five schools in round 1 (Wharton, Stanford, Sloan, Booth and one other school I’m yet to decide on). Since most of them have their deadlines by October 1 (some deadlines are earlier than that), I have decided to start working on my essays while still preparing for my GMAT (I may as well start practicing my multi-tasking skills for B-school).
For the past few days, I’ve been asking myself a lot of questions Read the rest of this entry »