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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Whether & When to Reapply

Now that many of the admissions decisions have been finalized, many denied applicants are left wondering whether they should reapply. Forrest Gump begins to ponder what to do next in his posting, That Thing Called …

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