Archive for September, 2011
What You Should Include On Your Resume
You’ve probably heard the word “resume” as early as middle school. It’s an important document that every job seeker will create at least once in their lives. Your resume will show employers who you are, what your … Read More
SOM’s little secret garden
Just wanted to post a quick one from one of my favorite spots at SOM: the miniature hedge maze behind Yale SOM’s International Center for Finance. You can see from the picture that it’s a bit bare right now … Read More
A Stumble Across the 700 GMAT Finish Line
I am relieved to say – I am finally moving on from the GMAT aka Give Money And Time to the GMAC. My GMAT retake was Sept. 19th and I resolved it would be my last. My preparation up until this retake was a little … Read More
It’s Never Too Late….
One of my favorite things about working at Tuck is how diverse our student body is. For all the things that Tuck may not be (urban, large, surrounded by corporations), one thing we definitely do well is create and … Read More
As I find myself near the end of a successful (and hectic!) Fall A session, I’ve spent some time reflecting on my academic experience so far at Tuck. What surprised me most was just how deeply I’ve absorbed … Read More
How Do You Like Your Coffee?
Firms with MBA recruiting teams spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on recruiting activities. They put together marketing materials, organize email campaigns, ask current students for recommendations, create new … Read More
Community and Cohorts
One question that prospective students commonly ask is “how does not having a cohort system impact the community experience at Booth?” We believe it makes our community stronger. Now, of course, one method is not … Read More
Evolution of the MBA [INFOGRAPHIC]
Infographic by Harrison Kratz Business education has been evolving since the inception of the MBA in the late 19th century and is now innovating at a faster rate than ever before. With the launch of the MBA@UNC online … Read More
GMAT Sentence Corrections: Advanced Usage of Helping Verbs
The three main helping verbs are have, be, and do. They are called helping verbs because they often accompany the main verb in a clause in order to serve a particular function. We should be pretty familiar with the … Read More
The Real Students of HBS
Viet grew up in a peaceful and picturesque village in central Vietnam (near Hoi An). He attended high school in Singapore, and studied economics and industrial engineering at Stanford. Before heading to HBS, Viet worked … Read More
Fewer Applicants: A Blessing or a Curse?
If you’ve been stressing out over your quickly-approaching application deadlines, today is your lucky day. You can finally take a moment to put down your red editing pen, close your GMAT prep book, and take a nice, … Read More
Recs from students and alums
Surprise! Two blog posts in one week! This is a quick one. I received a great question from one of the attendees of our Preview Day last week. He mentioned that he had gotten to know and build relationships with many of … Read More
The Top Five Things You Should Be Doing Right Now
It is t-minus 5 days until Round 1 applications are due to HBS. Yes, yes, I know that you know that date… as a motivated and totally with-it future HBS student, you’ve probably had it on your calendar for months … Read More
Is Anything Free in this B-School Application Process?
“FREE”: that word usually makes me smile especially during this expensive b-school process. During the last year I’ve attended a lot of different webinars about business schools and during some of … Read More