Applying to a school

First of all, you need to do a GMAT. I did the Kaplan prep course – it cost me two weeks and three grand. It was good, but probably wasn’t worth the money. If you’re a hardass, you can study and take the test while you’re working. If not, take some time off (2 to… Continue reading Applying to a school

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Which MBA?

If you’re not shooting high, or you need to stay very local, make sure your MBA is AMBA accredited. If it isn’t, you may as well wipe your ass with the degree certificate when you get it. If you have the balls to go for a top MBA, do so. When you need to choose… Continue reading Which MBA?

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Do I need an MBA?

Let’s start at the beginning. Do you need an MBA? Do you want to work in the US? If so, you probably do need one. US companies (and their foreign subsidiaries) look far more favourably on those with an MBA. Yes, it’s two years out of work, but it was described to me as “having… Continue reading Do I need an MBA?

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Every good venture starts out with a statement of purpose. In order: To update family and friends on my misbehaviour while I’m away To be a somewhat useful resource for tech and business tricks To give prospective Kellogg MBAs an idea of life there To anyone who doesn’t know (including anyone at work who is… Continue reading Light

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