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Real Estate as a CareerHi there, Wanted to ask you guys a few questions and possibly share your experiences. I am going back to get my MBA in the fall at USC, which has a great real estate faculty and a possibility to do a dual degree in the meantime (MRED). I have exp in investment banking as well as corp fin and... 1 year 5 months
Financing Your MBANow that everything is pretty much set in stone for everyone what are you doing to finance your MBA? I have $40k in my PA that I'm debating on whether to liquidate and put into my living expenses. These are some general questions you should ask yourself before you sign on the dotted line. For... 1 year 5 months
AMA: I'm a media and entertainment analystBio: I moved to US at 13. Went to a top public university and broke into investment banking at a regional firm. Went into media and entertainment at a major studio. I would most likely focus on answering media... 1 year 8 months
When are you planning to leave?Now that most of us have an acceptance in hand, when are you planning to hand in your 2 week notice? For those that have already left, how long did you give yourself to wind down from the professional life before school starts? I am thinking of leaving in mid-March. I basically started working... 1 year 10 months
Class of 2016 MBA ApplicantsHey guys, Going to switch it up a bit today and see if there are any monkeys out there that'll be going through the MBA cycle in the upcoming months (Harvard's R1 is due 9 weeks from Please, for the love of God, don't turn this into a debate of "Is an MBA worth it?" (answer: it... 2 years 2 months
The Best Thing You'll Read All Day As I slave away for another midnight, I stumbled across this comic from the creator of Calvin and Hobbes. Don't quit your job though on his (or my) account! 2 years 3 months
My Epiphany about Fantasy Football and MBAAs I was taking a break from my essay brainstorming I, uh, decided to do some preliminary research on the upcoming fantasy football season. (BTW if you haven't had a chance pick up Matthew Berry's new book Fantasy Life. I finished it in two days. Hilarious. Here is a snippet of the book: http://www... 2 years 4 months
Essential Items - Food EditionHappy 4th! Hope everyone got some cool things lined up. This post came from chatting with a few certified users recently. I think it's pretty imperative I share these items that I own that I believe were essential in helping me through my banking days. Vitamix: I use this to make green... 2 years 4 months
Throwing It All AwayPreface: I have no legal background. I am posting this after Hernandez was charged with murder one and no bail. I actually had a great topic already lined up for this week's blog (Hint: it will include input by a popular user) but this news just irritates me to no end. Here is a guy, not even a... 2 years 5 months
How Much Value Can One Person Carry For a Brand? I've always been curious about how things work in the world of C-Suite executives and board of directors. Just when do they make the decision that XYZ, who is the face of the brand, have stayed too long in the game to matter anymore? 2 years 5 months


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what do you think the young mentees can help you...what do you think the young mentees can help you out with in general? I find the connecting part to be relatively easy, but keeping in touch is the way more difficult aspect. 3 days 6 hours
well at least you know your son likes boys if he...well at least you know your son likes boys if he picks squirtle 1 week 1 day
Jesus this is such a good post. I know I made fun...Jesus this is such a good post. I know I made fun of your mid-life crisis in the other thread, but is it possible for you to do an AMA for us know-nothings sometime? Paging @AndyLouis" 2 weeks 1 day
midlife crisis much? :P I kid, I kid.midlife crisis much? :P I kid, I kid. 2 weeks 3 days
good stuff. gave you a SB. can I pm you to ask...good stuff. gave you a SB. can I pm you to ask some qs? 2 weeks 6 days
I'd watch a movie about Rockefeller and the Kochs...I'd watch a movie about Rockefeller and the Kochs. 3 weeks 3 days
great answer. SB'edgreat answer. SB'ed 3 weeks 6 days
were you flying on singapore/cathay/emirates...were you flying on singapore/cathay/emirates first-class as you typed that up? :) one SB for this amazing reply (not that you need the SB) 3 weeks 6 days
SBed. Great way to break down the calculation....SBed. Great way to break down the calculation. One more SB waiting for you once you tell us about your interview at Citadel ;) 1 month 2 weeks
I thought you run BMW dealershipsI thought you run BMW dealerships 2 months 2 weeks
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