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|1 week 1 day ago||Of course they do!||
That's not the point. We were #17 (probably not the most accurate ranking at that point) at home and they were...NJIT (RPI in the 200s at the IIRC). That was a straight up embarrassment.
Rationalize it with injuries doesn't change that.
|1 week 1 day ago||My worry is that we are Illinois circa 2005||
Great recruiting (D Williams, D Brown) coupled with some surprise senior contribution (L head) lead a talented Illinois team to the ncaa finals.
|1 week 1 day ago||Doesn't matter||
We should NOT have lost to that team, even without Walton.
|1 week 3 days ago||Poor marketing on the consortium!||
They could really use a Ross grad to help them through that :)
|1 week 3 days ago||Really? News to me...||
I click on the web site and one of the first things I see is...
"Our mission is to reduce the underrepresentation of African Americans, Native Americans and Hispanic Americans in education and business."
|1 week 3 days ago||So what you are saying is that your Ross degree...||
...helped you excel in your career? I gotta say, I need some clarification. You are saying not to do it, but you are also saying that it got you a foot in the door into a top consulting firm and a good career trajectory.
Not knocking you, just curious. Perphap I missed the point.
|1 week 3 days ago||I was there too||
I wanted a change badly and rushed to take the gmat. It didn't go well. I waited, studied harder for the gmat (did well on it the second time), and strategized my approach to the whole application process. It worked out well and I'm glad I waited an extra year. You're young, so I recommend doing what I did.
|1 week 3 days ago||One last question: Are you a minority?||
I don't mean to ruffle any feathers by this question, but Michigan (Ross) gives some unbeatable advantages for being a minority. One of which is participating in the consortium (see link below).
My skin is too pale for these programs, but others should utilize it if they can.
|1 week 3 days ago||My grades were OK (maybe not so good)||
Far lower than the Ross class average. I was an engineer at Michigan UG, so it was the norm. I took some night business classes in Chicago a couple years before I applied to Ross and got all A's to show that I am academically ready for B-school. Plus I did well on the GMAT.
The point: there are ways to mitigate a low GPA.
|1 week 3 days ago||Ross Full-time Grad Here. Was on Admission Committee||
I graduated some time ago, so some of my input my be a bit dated. To answer your questions directly:
1. I was very involved in the MBA process (i.e. open houses, talking to lots of alumni, school sponsored events in Chicago, etc.). To be honest, the Ross admission process was really no different than any other school I applied to. Haas (Berkeley) was definitely the least pleasant as they were very tough to interact with and they had a quick open house in Chicago that was not well planned.
2. I applied to 5 top schools. What is your career change plan? That will dictate where you should focus. Example: Finance -> Wharton, Chicago; Marketing -> Kellogg, Ross
3. Unfortunately, compared to other graduate programs (medical, law), the name of the b-school goes a long way. Especially if you are going full time. The network your school brings is almost as important (if not more so) than what you actually learn. You mentioned UW-Foster. To be honest, never heard of it. I work in a well-known management consulting firm, and I don't think I have ever come across someone from that school. That is not to say you can't get a great education and have great experiences there. Unless you want to stay regionally in Seattle or its a feeder to school to your desired career, I would recommend looking at other schools.
My quick and dirty recommendation:
a. Get your GMAT above 700. Or at least aim to do so. I don't know what the hip way to study these days, but I used GMAT club back in the day.
b. Fully understand what you want to do and what schools can get you there, and focus on those schools
c. Again, unless there is a common application now (don't know for sure), your application should show that the MBA program will fullfill a need for you to get you to the next level.
d. Consider waiting until next year if you are not fully ready. I spent a good year preparing for applications. Getting admitted in round 3 is much tougher than previous rounds, and its not really good for those "last minute" applications. You should really have this thought out.
I was on the admissions committee at Ross, so I have lots of info. What I just told you is the tip of the iceberg. Let me know if you have any other questions.
|1 week 6 days ago||You know what I want?!||
Some BASEketball bracketology!
|3 weeks 3 days ago||My first job out of college (with a michigan degree)||
I made the exact hourly wage. I lived off of it just fine...in Chicago...with a car. I lived in a shitty part of town (humboldt park) and my car was an old shitty Saturn. It was hard, but definitely doable.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Lloyd Christmas||
Serious doppelgänger. I'm on my phone, so someone please paste a picture of Lloyd Christmas
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Word on the street from some of my old agent friends...||
...is that we was seriously on the PEDs (as several have already mentioned on this board). This was apparently the main driver for the over-inflated divorce settlement Elin got. She was essesntially paid to keep her mouth shut about all the stuff she knows about Tiger, including an STD Tiger caught whilst intercoursing the state of Florida.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Good luck to him!||
I have some close ties to the AD, and I was told that the Neb game a couple years ago REALLY REALLY fuck up his mental state. Basically, he shut down for a bit, even in the classroom. I hear he's much better. I hope he continues to improve and excel at the next stop.
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||So was I!!||
Dhani was my bio 101 lab partner, so I studied with him from time to time.
East Quad represent!!
|4 weeks 1 day ago||What about Every Three Weekly writers?||
Sorry, I had to ask :)
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Brazilian Ju Jitzu||
Hoyce Gracie, back to the ground, type fighting
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Here is my video equivalent||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I read it, as did my Dad (OSU fan)||
We both thought it was just OK. Sure the writing was good, but the subject didn't go deep enough. It was easy to put it down.
I actually knew Mike R as an undergrad fairly well (I was tight with the Daily folks). Neg me all you want, he is a good guy. I was shocked when he wrote that Michigan slam-piece 5 years ago. Totally out of character for him. With that said, he got what he deserved. I can't blame people for being pissed at him. And I still can't help but crack up over some of those reviews of his book. "Mesner's Relief" is my favorite.
|5 weeks 3 hours ago||Leave Brady Alone!!!||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Leave Brady Alone!!!!||
|5 weeks 3 days ago||No||
No. He did not.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I wonder what a non-gimped Michigan team would have performed||
Remember, we were without our best player due to injury...McGary. The reason we forget about that is because we don't make excuses for it. We battle on.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Leave Brady Alone!!!!||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||I don't get all the Beatles references||
But bravo, nonetheless.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||You bring up an interesting point.||
I don't think DB thought Hoke was an NC caliber type coach, but I think he thought he was a B10 winning caliber type coach.
|7 weeks 9 hours ago||It's kinda amazing when you think about it||
Late summer the common theme on this board was:
1. Hoke is going to turn it around this year, his kids are experienced and well coached; he'll leave Michigan when he wants
2. There is no way we get Harbaugh. It ain't happening. He's not leaving SF and if he does, he's going to another NFL Team.
Then bit by bit, the stars started to align slowly to a beautiful cresendo in late December. Its really amazing if you sit back and think fo all the little things that had to happen (and did) to exceute such a great hire.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Starting with this one.||
WTF is with your avatar, man?! That's some seriously horrible chin spinach! I just threw up a little in my mouth.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Tryng to use your logic||
So there should be no black coaches in hockey?