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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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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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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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Part 1 GMAT – Elements of an MBA application series

I will hold my hands up, I don’t think I am at all qualified to give advice about MBA applications since I hardly aced the application season. However, I am keen to pass on what I did learn along the … 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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Tuck is in

I just hit the submit button for Tuck application and with it my hopes and dreams. I have spent weeks working on my essays but even so it felt a bit like I was throwing up a non look shot … Continue reading

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