Archive for July, 2011
Google, Apple and Facebook: a Battle for Our Hearts and Minds
Some people have always known this, but it’s recently become crystal clear to me that there is a gigantic battle taking place between Google, Apple [...]
Darden Hits New Donor Record of $3.5 Million
The Darden School of Business and Darden School Foundation received a record $3.5 million in donations from donors during its Annual Fund drive, the school [...]
Picking a Business School
I spent the past couple of days up in Boston checking out my new apartment on the HBS campus! The trip was glorious, especially since [...]
An Inconvenient Truth About Data Sufficiency?
In today’s video, Brian Galvin discusses a Data Sufficiency strategy and shows you a key page from the testmaker’s playbook. In a nod to [...]
30 Signs It’s Time to Go to Business School
If you're spending your days watching b-school Follies performances, then maybe it's time to apply.
Wharton Deadlines and Admissions Essays
Wharton has released its MBA application deadlines and admissions essays for the coming year.
Pre-MBA Reading List for Poets
Back in May I promised to have a post on summer reading list for pre-MBA admitted applicants. There are a number of lists in print [...]
Stanford MBA Helps Launch the Loft Institute Social Network
I have been fortunate to get to know some incredible professionals from the Stanford and JD-MBA networks, and I’ve talked about a few of them [...]
Startup Metrics For Pirates
The model, in overview: Acquisition: Users come to visit the site from various channels. Activation: Users enjoy 1st visit: ‘happy’ experience. Retention: Users come back, visit site multiple [...]
How to Stay on Your Boss’ Good Side
In times of economic uncertainty, it is wise to focus your energy on being the best that you can be and exceeding your boss’ expectations. Don’t [...]
MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: My High GMAT Score Will Get Me In!!
You scored a 780! Congratulations! But don't assume this is your ticket to b school.
GMAT Sample Problem: Probability and “at least”
Remember this neat technique when dealing with probability questions involving the phrase "at least."
Play to Your Strengths while Getting Your MBA
While business school is a time for personal development and reflection, you can and should play to your strengths. Why? Taking on too much change all [...]
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?
Today’s post will take us down memory lane and challenge us to think about who we really want to be in life. The author, Cheryl Rhody, [...]