Time Management: Prepare your calendar NOW for your MBA application process

“Time is on our side.” So quoth the Rolling Stones. Truer words were never spoken about the business school application process. Smartly investing and budgeting time is a key to generating the great essays needed …

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No Activities Outside of Work?

Yesterday, Bschool Diva wrote that this is “boring” time on the bschool front. I suppose it is true – this is the calm before the storm. It’s a time to take action wherever you can …

Your “Window” for Applying: How your Life and Career Impact the Choice & Number of Potential B-Schools

By Jeremy Dann “How many schools should I apply to? Which schools should I apply to?” These are key questions aspiring MBAs ponder during the spring and summer before the busy application-writing season in fall …

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Stanford’s View on Age of Applicant

In the past, I have addressed the issue of applicant age. I am constantly asked by applicants if they are too old or too young. Recently, more individuals are concerned about being too old, as …

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Beyond the Resume and Numbers

Applicants frequently ask me, “Here are my numbers, here is a copy of my resume. Do I have a chance?” That’s always a difficult question to answer because the resume and numbers are really only …

Don’t Lose that Great Idea: Keep a Notebook During Spring and Summer

By Jeremy Dann Jack Kerouac kept a notebook before he went On the Road. Larry David’s notebook of wry observations and embryonic comedy routines was lost and then found by annoying fans on Curb Your …

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