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|11 hours 52 min ago||Is Olark in A2? I know the||
Is Olark in A2? I know the founder if a MIchigan guy, but I thought they were in the Bay Area. Smart for them to be there, after you raise money gtf out of the Bay Area, too expensive and impossible to get talent.
|1 week 3 days ago||Great recap. I have not been||
Great recap. I have not been watching but many of my friends are so this is super helpful to follow the conversations.
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|1 week 6 days ago||You are a horrible human being.||
You are a horrible human being.
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|2 weeks 6 days ago||This is a bad move... and||
This is a bad move... and bringing Dorsey in while he is still CEO of Square? Dick brough Twitter from no revenue to what they are today.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Nope, I am hearing he has||
Nope, I am hearing he has decided to put on some cleats and become the reincarnation of Tacopants
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Come on, do you think a 14||
Come on, do you think a 14 year old would be visiting those sites???? Only museums and scientific libraries for me ;-)
|11 weeks 1 hour ago||The day eWorld started||
The day eWorld started offering it (i believe they were the first from AOL, Compuserve, Prodigy), I think 1993. Before then these services did not offer "internet", they only offered an online community within their service, you couldn't go outside of their community - chat, marktplace, business, etc. I skipped school that day waiting for the "Internet" icon to show up.... when it did I had no idea what to do. It was awesome
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Loved the MBA rugby||
Loved the MBA rugby tournament at Duke, great weekend, great games and lots of fun... until you play the Irish or Aussies and get crushed ;-)
|15 weeks 7 hours ago||Isn't that what happened to||
Isn't that what happened to Bo Jackson?
|15 weeks 7 hours ago||Dislocated shoulder (left) -||
Dislocated shoulder (left) - rugby
Dislocated shoulder (right) - wrestling (not good to wrestle an olympic wrestler while drunk to let him show off his skills)
ACL/MCL/Miniscus - skiing
Worst looking one was my pinky - it broke in like 3 places and was facing almost 180 the wrong way....
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Not much I can add outside||
Not much I can add outside what others have. I am a Wharton grad and worked in admission while there... also helped my sister into HBS and my wife into Stanford. For each of us the right school and luckily our top choices. Here are my thoughts from what I've gained having gone through the admissions process 3 times (and b-school experience twice):
Like people said: do not apply round 3 unless you have a super interesting background. Even then go for rounds 1 or 2.
Figure out the why MBA/why now - not liking your job is not the right reason and admissions will be able to see through it.
Figure out the right school given your career interest, where you want to live, the type of school environment, etc.
During admissions a huge thing for me when I was assessing candidates was whether that person was someone I'd want to work with. So don't come off as a conceited jerk.
GMAT is just one factor and it weights more or less depending on your background. Its purpose is to show that you have the ability to deal with the course work. But it is just one factor, because plenty of brilliant people don't put in the work (thus academic success can show willingness to work hard). I've seen many people with 760 not get into W/S/H and others with 650 that have gotten into W/S/H. Finally, there are people who are not as good at school/tests but brilliant in "real life", thus the reason why what you've done at work is the most important part. How did you excel vs. your peers, and this is also where promotions and recommendation play a key role.
Get a recommendation from someone that really knows you professionally.
If there are weak spots in your application, address them head on.
For the top schools there is certainly a bit of luck involved in getting in given that there is a much larger pool of qualified candidates than spots.
Good luck. I can tell you b-school were the best two years of my life and that is saying a lot considering I loved my 4 years at UM.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Congrats on Wharton, WG '07||
Congrats on Wharton, WG '07 here, best choice you'll ever make
|23 weeks 1 day ago||The Michigan Club of NorCal||
The Michigan Club of NorCal should plan a trip out to his vineyard
|24 weeks 2 days ago||Agree, I actually like Philly||
Agree, I actually like Philly a lot, but just not sure it ranks as a top 50 world wide tourist destination.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||Huge clickbait list...||
Huge clickbait list... Bolivia, Cuba, Philly, Cleveland, ZImbabwe... NYT like other publications just put out whatever list to get people to click and share. I am beginning to think they just randombly pick 50 cities, go to the wikipedia to write something about the place and then publish. (cool inbedded videos for the cities though)
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Wow, you are not kidding. I||
Wow, you are not kidding. I started following at 15.2K and less than a minute later it was at 15.6K.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||Agree.... for me the toughest||
Agree.... for me the toughest classes were 482, 210 (yes! I think the mean in that final was like 16%), 373 (as you can tell I was not as much into the EE side), and 489.
|28 weeks 9 min ago||Ha, I was CE and took the||
Ha, I was CE and took the class 16 years ago... I bet we shared many long nights working on those old Sun machines in the library.
|28 weeks 14 min ago||Took EECS 280 16 years ago...||
Took EECS 280 16 years ago... (now that number is depressing)... and it was hard. I do think 373, 482 and 489 were harder though... Actually 210 was harder than 280.
|28 weeks 1 day ago||I am not a fan of unions but||
I am not a fan of unions but I also don't like politicians always getting in the way. As long as unions partake is fair practices (not coerce temp employees, smearing campaigns, etc), they are in the private sector (public sector unions are a complete BS), and most importantly as long as they don't use unfair tactics to force every employee to join, then this should not be a choice of politicians but rather individuals.
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Agree as well, I did not||
Agree as well, I did not love Brandon and I think we are better with him gone, but there was a vendetta (maybe led by Brian who has had a beef with him for years) against him and there was a huge herd mentality on this board which I think spread to the student body (since people on here are often the biggest and most vocal fans).
|34 weeks 4 days ago||I would agree most of the||
Lendings laws (from subsidized interest rates for banks to subsidizing loans for home ownership) were the biggest drivers that caused the over issuance of debt, in addition to government backing of banks. Banks did the lending, gov did the policies that created the whole mess.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||Screw politicians just trying||
Screw politicians just trying to get soundwaves
|39 weeks 4 days ago||This team stopped trying,||
This team stopped trying, they don't care. Like DH said on ESPN, he only saw Peppers as a players that wanted to be great.
|39 weeks 6 days ago||Everyone except Army||
Everyone except Army
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Yes because we are the only||
Yes because we are the only major program building a brand around the program. Alabama, USC, OSU, etc all have marketing machines likes ours or bigger. This is about the wrong coach.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Agree with you. Brandon has||
Agree with you. Brandon has done his job well given what his role is except for hiring Hoke. Otherwise he has increased revenue, invested in the different sports, hired some great coaches for other sports, put in money for good coordinators, etc.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Ok, hoke needs to go.||
Ok, hoke needs to go. Mattison is a very good coach, btu besides him I don't think this coaching staff is good.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||So our atheltic QB always||
So our atheltic QB always gets sacked... their get away....
|40 weeks 4 days ago||This is just depressing....||
This is just depressing.... toughness, execution, coaching... we are lacking it all.