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Curious to see some things you wish you knew as an undergrad that could of helped out your b-school application.

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  • shorttheworld's picture

    how about things i knew as a high schooler, such as i would have switched from a pharmacy major and shouldnt have gone to uconn? lol (although all worked out in the end)

  • International Pymp's picture

    While in retrospect I actually did a good number of things right (killed myself learning to speak chinese, etc), there are so many things I wish I'd known... most notably: (1) I should have majored in engineering / CS or something else quantitative, (2) shouldn't have completely relied on connections to get my first job and should have actually utilized OCR since I was at an Ivy and one might as well use the primary channel for all UG recruiting and (3) your undergraduate GPA does matter - A LOT - even if you don't want to go to law or medical school.... if I had realized this I'd have gotten a 3.9 instead of a 3.5 without to much extra effort

    As shorttheworld said though--- things worked out in the end.

    @Password-taco: you are special, bad attitude!

  • monty09's picture

    here is the thing... your exp will shape you and change you... you may fall in love with your job and never want to or need to go to b school.. and who knows who will be in top 5 in 5 years.. we have a good clue but who knows.. also dont try to game what your going to be doing in 5 years.. just live and see what happens...

    what i would of done different? drank more, slept less,

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