Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

Hello, and welcome back to our post-Thanksgiving edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz! As our U.S. readers shake off the vestiges of yesterday’s tryptophan-induced food coma, let’s take a look at what some of our Buzz bloggers have been up to this week.

The MBA, an emotional roller coaster —After a lengthy absence from the b-school blogosphere, The Phoenix is back with an update on all that has transpired since his last post. While the ding from Harvard Business School delivered a substantial blow, the picture suddenly became much rosier when both the Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management deemed his application worthy of an invitation to interview.

So you want to work in a start-up?— If the “entrepreneurship versus traditional most-MBA jobs” is a career debate you’ve had more than once, check out the nifty decision-making game posted on the Military to Business blog. “If you make it to an end, congratulations!” says MtoB, but, “If you get stuck going in circles, you are one of the many who want their cake and to eat it too… you will have to compromise somewhere.”

10 tips for balancing work and schoolClassy Career Girl shares with MBAChic readers the ten tips she wishes she knew two  years ago when she made the decision to get an MBA while continuing to work a full-time job. If you plan to juggle grad school while employed, take a look at how to do it without losing your sanity.

Harvard Business School versus Kellogg—Calling all engineers currently contemplating the b-school application process! This week on the Engineer to MBA blog, Pavan Sirpa offers a point-by-point comparison of the MBA programs at Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management.

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