Author Archives: domotron

Embracing the downtime

Honestly, it’s been a long time since I felt so relaxed. I am definitely making the most of funemployment before school starts. I finished my job at the end of June but have been winding down for a while now. … Continue reading

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Part 4 Recommendations – Elements of an MBA application series

Apologies for my hiatus, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind over the past month or so. I will try and put a post up at some point everything I have been up to. Before then, it’s time to head … Continue reading

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Nominated for Clear Admit Best of Blogging 2013-2014

I was saw from my fellow bloggers hamm0, MBAMyWay, and SarahMBAJourney that I had been nominated for the prestigious Clear Admit Best of Blogging 2013-2014. My first reaction was of course shock. Looking at the list of nominees, the quality … Continue reading

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Summing up my application experience: Lucky to be a Tuckie

  Slight obscure reference in this gif: see Jimmy Fallon’s evolution of hip-hop dancing! This was first posted on GmatClub When After a somewhat tumultuous period at work, I wanted to answer the question “What’s next?”. I felt like … Continue reading

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Part 3 Networking / Research – Elements of an MBA application series

So you’re done with the GMAT and understand your basic “profile”. It’s finally the fun part of reading up on schools and day dreaming about where you may end up. You can get information about schools a number of ways. I … Continue reading

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Dinged at Kellogg, end of my MBA application journey

Kellogg was the last school I was waiting on. It was definitely the best decision day I had in the sense that I did not feel there was a huge amount riding on the end result. As it happens, the result was … Continue reading

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Part 2 Profile – Elements of an MBA application series

So here we are onto Part 2, an applicant’s profile. Broadly speaking this consists of the following components: GPA GMAT (as discussed previously) Age Gender Nationality Work experience; and Extracurriculars These factors combine to form an applicant’s “profile”.

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