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by furls » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:13 pm
by gotribe31 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:13 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:26 pm
by motherscratcher » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:58 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:22 pm
motherscratcher wrote:I would never turn down a dude with security clearance.
by motherscratcher » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:43 pm
peeker643 wrote:motherscratcher wrote:I would never turn down a dude with security clearance.That explains your awkward high school foray with the guy that patrolled the parking lot, right?And the mall cop with the keys to the Orange Julius?And the old guard at the bank?Good luck Furls.
by motherscratcher » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:44 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:44 pm
motherscratcher wrote:peeker643 wrote:motherscratcher wrote:I would never turn down a dude with security clearance.That explains your awkward high school foray with the guy that patrolled the parking lot, right?And the mall cop with the keys to the Orange Julius?And the old guard at the bank?Good luck Furls. Well what the hell was I supposed to do? They all had badges.
by swerb » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:52 am
by Kingpin74 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:48 am
by furls » Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:35 pm
by Kingpin74 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:21 pm
Got an application ready for Indiana's Kelley School of Business and that is it.I looked at NYU and I didn't care for how commercial their executive program seemed (it just felt like a money maker), they have a few hundred students per cohort at 144K, so it does make a lot of money.I looked at UPenn (Wharton) and I just couldn't see paying 172K for a biweekly commute from my house near Mohegan Sun (in CT) to Philly, great school, nice program, but too far and too expensive.I looked at Duke (Fuqua) and it was just to expensive (130K) and required too much international travel for a program outside of the top 10, it is clearly a good school, it is just out of that top echelon. It kind of falls into the same grouping as Ross, Kelley, Haas and McCombs right outside of the top tier.
by furls » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:28 pm
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:44 pm
by Kingpin74 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:15 pm
No offense, but I wouldn't go to Ross on a bet. Great school, but I can't get over the whole scUM thing.I told my kids that if they had a full ride to scUM or I had to pay their way at OSU that I would gladly reach for my checkbook.
by furls » Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:59 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:The only place worth your time is Sloan.80+% of most any top ten MBA program's value is in Networking. I have to kidnapp my HBS friends to get them away from that cult.Sloan is the dorkiest and will teach you the most. At this stage in your career that is the benefit to you. You aren't going to be going on ski trips to the Alps or be putting together Red Carpet parties during the Oscars. And if you are commuting it's not like you are going to be spending all day at company presentations nor that it would benefit you.
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:58 pm
by furls » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:08 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Now don’t get me wrong (I am thinking about one of the two New York schools down the line or Kellogg, as I just want to spend some long period time in one of those cities) the other schools provide value and a lot of it. It is just a different value and you have led a very different career than your average MBA applicant. Harvard’s case study process is intensive and highly educational. My HBS friends work and are challenged, it just isn’t quant work. The idea is that you pay people to do the quant. Either way, I get why Sloan is your choice and it makes 100% sense to me. It’s certainly the most unique of all the top MBA programs by far. Far. Far.Unless things at my new job go so well I just say eff it altogether, who knows.Also, Sloan's Sports Analytics group is the baddest ass thing in existence
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:19 pm
by furls » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:58 pm
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by furls » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:11 am
by Kingpin74 » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:23 am
I completed my interview with MIT, it went pretty well (I think). I am still awaiting a decision from MIT, but I have decided to accept the free MBA from Indiana. The only way I will reconsider is if MIT comes through with an admission and 100k in scholarship money.Put my deposit down at Kelley on the 1st.
by Fire Marshall Bill » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:28 am
by motherscratcher » Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:11 am
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