Category Archives: Picking Schools

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 http://gmatclub.com/forum/lucky-to-be-a-tuckie-169900.html 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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Different strokes for different folks

I had a comment recently asking about how my list of schools work. I must admit, I wasn’t hugely surprised. At first glance, it does look like a disparate list of top 10 schools with very different characteristics. However, I … Continue reading

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Info Sessions and Coffee Chats

I am in quite a fortunate position in that most schools come to London for some kind of even whether it be an Info Session or having a current student host a Coffee Chat. Over the past couple of weeks … Continue reading

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The Contender(s) – Part 2

First of all, I have to apologise for the slight delay in writing this post. I appreciate Part 1 was quite a while ago! Without further ado, Part 2 of the list is below:

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The Contender(s) – Part 1

So here it is, part 1 of my short list of b-schools that I will be applying to this Autumn. List is in no particular order with my thoughts on each school and why I am applying.

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And now we play the waiting game …

Slowly but surely the deadlines for the Autumn (not Fall, I’m British) 2014 application season are being released. A good summary of the deadlines as they are released can be found here. One thing I have noticed is that the … Continue reading

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