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|3 days 22 hours ago||Cutting the cord discussions||
Cutting the cord discussions here always involve figuring out how to get someone else to pay for content, not actually cutting the cord.
If you want ESPN, BTN, and HBO you'll probably end up paying more than you are for cable, but at least there are real options now.
My real issue is I have only one option for Internet. If I could get Fios, I would cut the cord and save $40+ per month. Since I have to pay Comcast for Internet, cutting the TV cord isn't really valuable.
|4 days 10 hours ago||Oberon is nostalgia. Pure and||
Oberon is nostalgia. Pure and simple.
|5 days 9 hours ago||College Writing in 12th grade||
College Writing in 12th grade was the most important class I ever took.
That, and a case-based course on how to not be an idiot could change the world.
|5 days 10 hours ago||It went wrong the first time||
It went wrong the first time someone saw 9 guys on a punt return.
|5 days 12 hours ago||The difference in mathematics||
The difference in mathematics is there is ultimately an answer, whereas there is usually only theory in the humanities. If you prove Fermat's last theorem in a novel way, it isn't real disputable. I can dispute the theory of any eminent researcher all day.
|1 week 1 day ago||Well, MBAs would assume BBAs||
Well, MBAs would assume BBAs exist to take up MBA meeting rooms.
Just be honest about your goals. Someone else mentioned you probably can't write anything actually unique. The readers are looking for clarity of purpose and prose. Can you clearly state an idea and back it up?
|1 week 1 day ago||He's applying for a BBA||
He's applying for a BBA
|1 week 5 days ago||Baby steps.||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Yet another reason every team||
Yet another reason every team that made really unfortunate uniform decisions in the 70s and 80s should be legally required to continue to wear them.
This includes the White Sox' shorts, for example.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Everyone recognizes baby||
Everyone recognizes baby formula. Bring a couple empty bottles and a formula carrier and you'll be fine.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||The only beneficiaries of||
The only beneficiaries of continued expansion are The Rutgers and Marylands of the world.
16 is the magic playoff number that people want, but there's no benefit to the Big 10 to give away more money to bottom feeders that don't expand everyone's bottom line.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Really? I've never been a||
Really? I've never been a Miller's fan.
If Frita Batidos counts, I think that's my favorite quick service type burger. Would have to do serious thinking to figure out my favorite overall burger.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I definitely would prefer to||
I definitely would prefer to return to the 60s. Human decency was so much better then. Unless you weren't white, straight, had a disability, etc.
By any objective measure, we live in the golden age of respect and decency.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Motif is a startup with an||
Motif is a startup with an interesting take on investing. Check it out.
Basically, you invest in an area rather than say a fund or a specific company. For example, if you know a ton about, say, apples, and think things are looking up, you can invest in the supply chain, Motts, and producers. Motif helps you pick those firms.
|4 weeks 12 hours ago||Yeah, add a ton of dependents||
Yeah, add a ton of dependents in the W-4. It will increase your take home by removing less every paycheck. There are lots of calculators online.
|4 weeks 12 hours ago||I claim a boatload of||
I claim a boatload of withholdings on my W-4. Always owe a couple hundreds dollars. They say perfect tax planning is owing $0. I disagree. Taxes are my annual payment for civilization and I'm fine paying them, but I'm not loaning anyone, government or otherwise money at 0%.
If you really want a big lump sum in April that's risk-free, invest some amount in 1-year, some in 6-month, and some in 3-month T-Bills directly, not through a fund. You'll have more at the end.
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|4 weeks 2 days ago||Of course it's all good||
Of course it's all good weight. It's on the Internet!
|4 weeks 5 days ago||So not actually ironic?||
So not actually ironic?
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||I live in a nice suburb in||
I live in a nice suburb in the East Bay. I have a great post-MBA job and a house that is way too expensive.
I get her point. I feel like money is an issue all the time because I chose to live in one of the two most expensive real estate markets in the country, wanted to live in a great school district, and my wife stays home with the kids. We both drive 6-7 year-old cars, rarely go out to eat, and don't buy nice clothes. It's easy to feel like I'm not doing well financially.
However, I have perspective. I'm middle income in my town, but I could move to Oakland for half the price and make 2-3 times average. I have lived on ham sandwiches post-college because I ran out of cash 25 days into the month. There is a safety net I've built up over time that will make falling into very hard times unlikely.
She doesn't have that perspective yet. She's going to get some quickly or just be an indignant college kid. Either way, this really says nothing about the school, society, or anything else. Too bad it didn't stay on campus for her to take lumps there.
|5 weeks 12 hours ago||Keep in mind that scenario||
Keep in mind that scenario leaves them with $2MM in home equity and a $250K salary. The mortgage is around, what, $1500 a month? There's a lot of disposable income there.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I can't answer whether or not||
I can't answer whether or not another year improves your chances, but I can say a 650 GMAT isn't going to fly at Ross unless you're doing something pretty cool outside of work. At some point, you will become older for an MBA--probably in your late 20s.
The bottom line is you need to know what you want to get out of your MBA. If you just want to change careers, want a Ross degree, and don't want $150K in student loans then part-time may be a great way to go. If you want two more years of partying, go with full-time. You'll have more or less the same job opportunities either way.
Also, no one has part-time jobs in B-School outside of occasional low-paying "consulting" gigs and TA positions. There simply isn't time. There are 4 semesters at Ross:
1st semester: 60-70 hour weeks trying to get started and attend corporate events
I had a great experience at Ross, but I really wanted to learn a lot and really needed to develop contacts. If you've got something "lined up," try to transition to it now and take a much less costly route to the degree. The minimum cost at Ross is about $70K / year once you factor in cost of living. Reality is people spend absurd amounts of cash going on trips, partying, and living like they're working and have disposable income.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Ross 2013 MBA grad here. 1.||
Ross 2013 MBA grad here.
1. The experience is basically the same everywhere. Every school is looking for more or less the same thing.
2. I tiered my applications, applying to Harvard, Ross, Texas (McCombs), and Notre Dame (Mendoza). I had no idea how competitive I actually was, so I tried to focused on what you could call mini-tiers in the better schools. I didn't get into Harvard, got into the others.
3. The single most important question to ask is what are your goals from an MBA. Career switching is a common goal in MBA, so that's fine.
The critical question for you is where do you want to work? Your profile is weak for Ross full-time, especially for 3rd round admissions. If you want to work in the midwest, try Notre Dame. It's a good school with a rising profile, a great on-campus experience, and a great network. They also punch above their class in terms of access to places like New York. Don't go to Foster unless you want to work in the Pacific Northwest.
An MBA can be great or shitty, depending on your goals and where you go. Anywhere below the top tiers will get you fewer employment opportunities and a smaller pay package. Ross is great because you can go more or less anywhere in the country. I'm at a "hot" Silicon Valley company and have friends more or less everywhere typical MBAs want to go. A place like Foster will provide you far fewer opportunities. Places like Boeing and Microsoft (great places to work) may hire there, but you probably won't find better consulting firms, banking, or Silicon Valley. There's nothing wrong with that, you just need to have your eyes open.
Someone mentioned the Ross weekend program. This is a FANTASTIC option that you should strongly consider. You have all the same access to future employers (especially in Ann Arbor), an easier go for admissions, you can keep your income, and you get the SAME DAMN DIPLOMA.
|6 weeks 16 hours ago||Does Ray Rice have||
Does Ray Rice have eligibility remaining?
|6 weeks 18 hours ago||I'd rather reduce quarter||
I'd rather reduce quarter length to 12 minutes and keep 1st down time stoppages. They extend the percentage of the game a team in a given situation can make a comeback.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||With OSU's running game the||
With OSU's running game the last few years, my 4 year old daughter is a good fit.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||For the parent or the kid?||
For the parent or the kid?
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Sure, but what do you want in||
Sure, but what do you want in life? If you're born in Alabama and want to live there, why not attend school there? The Alabama network is a lot stronger in Alabama than Michigan's is...
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Stay close to home if you||
Stay close to home if you really want it, but go to the best place you get into. That can mean a lot of things, however. If you want to live in the same area you grew up in, then go someplace amazing or someplace close. Otherwise, remember once you're 5-6 hours away, you may as well be across the country near a major airport.
I've lived all over the U.S. It's far easier to get to Michigan in a pinch from San Francisco than, say, rural Texas or North Carolina--cheaper too.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||I love the Princeton||
I love the Princeton educational mission and its focus on the undergraduate. However, Harvard has the best network in the world. I'd pick there in a heartbeat over anywhere in the world.