further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|2 days 10 hours ago||I do. Many of our fellow||
I do. Many of our fellow commenters tonight do not.
|2 days 10 hours ago||Yes, let's fire the most||
Yes, let's fire the most successful coach in Michigan history because he can't win with his two best players on the bench and an unperforming set of freshmen.
|2 days 10 hours ago||Really?||
|5 days 17 hours ago||So where will SDT girls park||
So where will SDT girls park their Range Rovers now?
|1 week 4 days ago||Uh, Ariana grande (the human baby bottle pop) is not hot.||
Uh, Ariana grande (the human baby bottle pop) is not hot.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yes.||
Punch me, I bleed. I'm but one humble man. :)
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not sure.||
It's hard to determine whether or not my Ross degree alone helped, or it was because of the additional Masters.
I do, however, notice a healthy sum of Ross alums facing challenges when it comes to entering the tech space - particularly with more prominent companies that aren't named Google (a lot of the sales/marketing roles at places like Uber, Square, Facebook, etc. are H/S/W alums). And for those that have gotten their foot in the door with no previous technology backgrounds, many were in a dual degree program.
I just don't think that a standalone MBA from Ross is weighted positively enough by hiring managers at those places...mainly because of the negative stigma that comes along with the degree. The only schools that have seemed to overcome that stigma are the ones I mentioned (and maybe Haas too).
|2 weeks 3 days ago||My opinion||
Disclosure: Did a dual MBA/Masters degree at Michigan. Was on the admissions committee there and worked at a Top 3 consultancy post-graduation.
I give this (controversial) piece of advice to anyone considering Ross, and Ross alone: don't do it. But that's my own bias creeping in, and I'll explain why:
There are realistically only three standalone business programs now that offer substantial network value combined with a highly commoditized degree that the MBA has become: Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton. These three schools allow remarkable access to a bevy of opportunities regardless of geography or industry.
If you want to stay in the midwest and work in marketing or consulting, Ross is unequivocally one of your best options. Northwestern is neck-and neck. However, journey outside that area (especially the coasts) and you'll find yourself shocked at how exceptional the Stanford/Harvard/Wharton networks are in comparison. I'd even suggest that Northwestern, Duke, Yale etc. will carry far more beneficial LTV to you if you choose to go elsewhere.
I'm in the technology industry in San Francisco now - tons of Harvard and Stanford grads are getting jobs in tech that Ross MBAs can't even unfortunately scratch...unless you have the attached brand of a prominent consultancy or i-bank or Google/Facebook attached.
That said, if you're still set on Michigan: get a second degree. Show an element of particular focus in a field outside of business. Your expertise and desire to focus will be a really strong factor for future employers.
This is probably a contrarian view from many of my classmates, but I've taken a good look at where my Ross degree got me...basically, it got my foot in the door at a top consulting firm. From there, it was the firm itself, its network, and the effects therein that took over.
Happy to clarify further. Good luck!
|2 weeks 5 days ago||You mean voracity, right?||
You mean voracity, right?
|4 weeks 3 days ago||...||
Side note: those startup founders (if funded by DVP) aren't living off scraps. It's why most Silicon Valley investors think DVP is more of a Gilbert puppet than an actual VC.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Um wut||
|5 weeks 5 days ago||C'mon boys. FIGHT!||
C'mon boys. FIGHT!
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I like to picture Iman||
I like to picture Iman Marshall as a Soviet-era dictator, where he insists on slamming his cleat into the ground after making a game-changing tackle and waging a culture war on the bourgeoisie.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Oooh. +burn||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||As the spawn of Joe Tiller||
As the spawn of Joe Tiller and Lou Holtz would say.....THHHHHHNAKE OIL!
|6 weeks 3 days ago||...||
I've heard that before.
"I wish I wasn't married to Tom Brady, else I'd totally let you buy me a taco." - Gisele
|6 weeks 4 days ago||I speak for everyone when I||
I speak for everyone when I say FUCKING HELL
|6 weeks 5 days ago||My guess is that Sexy Grandpa||
My guess is that Sexy Grandpa threatened to resign if they took away the Bursley trays.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||John Cooper Day is also my||
John Cooper Day is also my birthday (2-10).
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This should be no surprise to||
This should be no surprise to anyone.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Well, it's worked for Spartan Stadium. BAHAHAHAHA.||
Well, it's worked for Spartan Stadium. BAHAHAHAHA.
|8 weeks 19 hours ago||...||
If you're gonna spend $250 on a poofy jacket, get a Patagonia or Arc'teryx. Bombproof.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||He could eat a whole wheel of||
He could eat a whole wheel of cheese and poop in the fridge at Schembechler Hall, and I wouldn't even be mad.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Ahem, it's the Law and Order Doink Doink.||
Ahem, it's the Law and Order Doink Doink.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Wheatley is on a short list||
Wheatley is on a short list of men I would enlist to get my lunch money back from that bully. Dude is a hoss.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Yes.||
AKA The Real-Life Bratz Doll, The Human Peanut, Human Baby Bottle Pop.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Well,||
He probably thought that returning from his leave of absence and taking a starting job was going to be a Brieze.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||...||
Best of luck, Kyle. Thanks for your contribution.
Now, if you and your little brothers - Keenan, Kellen, and Krumply - all end up at That School Down South, we may be a bit salted.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||...||
maybe Bosch wanted to be carried everywhere he went?
(C'mon, y'all read Gawker. I know you do.)
|8 weeks 2 days ago||What about our favorite||
What about our favorite MGoTitanic? MGoTerminator? MGoLindaHamilton?