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  2. 2013-2014 B-School Application Cycle Thread

    Not sure if anybody has started a similar thread yet but I was wondering if anybody applied to a top-25 business school and heard back yet. I figured I start this post in case other applicants were anxious like me. Basically, I envision this thread as pla ...

    122 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2014 - 10:13pm -

  3. MBA application to top 10-15, Do MOOC's matter?

    When applying for MBA at top schools in the US and UK, do the online courses add weight to the application? I have some very good scores in courses from good universities in US in mathematics and statistics. One of them is from Harvard (edx) and all the s ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2016 - 4:00am -

  4. Ask Accepted: What are my chances?

    Hello Wall Street Oasis Members, I'm the founder of Accepted.com and have been advising applicants to top business schools since 1994. Accepted.com has been on the web since 1996. Patrick Curtis invited me to respond to questions here. So if you have ...

    108 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 27 2012 - 1:50am -

  5. Marathon as Bschool Resume Booster

    So I'll be applying to MBA programs in the next year or so. I'm looking for opportunities to look like a "well-rounded" candidate for top 15 schools. I'm going to be blunt: will completing a marathon be a favorable addition to my ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2013 - 1:40am -

  6. Free Clear Admit HBS School Guide- 72 hours only!

    For 72 hours only I am pleased to announce that the Clear Admit Harvard Business School guide will be FREE for download on the Clear Admit site! Read the post on the Clear Admit blog to receive the code to check out this 48-page, critically acclaimed guid ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 2:58pm -

  7. What is considered a "Promotion"?

    What is considered a Promotion? I've read people say that they received 3 promotions within three years, what does that mean exactly and how can you actually prove to MBA admissions that these were actually promotions and not just lateral moves withi ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 1:00am -

  8. "Investing" as career goal is bad for MBA apps?

    Hi everyone: I'm a current MBA applicant (looking to apply in R1 in September 2016) with a desire to use MBA to transition into a path to become a "good investor". I worked for 2 years as a macro investment analyst, 1 year as a credit inves ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2016 - 12:56am -

  9. Free Clear Admit Columbia School Guide- through 7/29, 9 AM ET

    Clear Admit is excited to offer applicants one FREE school guide to Columbia Business School. Available for immediate download, each Clear Admit School Guide offers informative and detailed profiles of leading business schools; the definitive guide to CBS ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2014 - 1:09pm -

  10. MBA Placement to H / S / W with candidate profile

    Semi-target state school from reputable BIG 10 school with finance major (Indiana, OSU) 2 years work experience at reputable Bulge Bracket Bank and group (BAML / CS / Barclays) 2 years work experience at reputable MM PE Shop 3.7+ Undergrad GPA 740+ GMAT C ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 5 2018 - 11:57am -

  11. Need advice: PE MBA recommendation letter

    I need advice from those who are in PE /have done MBA. Did you/did you consider having an MD from your banking days to write you a letter of recommendation when applying for MBA? I personally think it's useless but I wanted to get advice from those w ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 31 2018 - 5:37pm -

  12. Better on Application: F500 Corporate Finance or MM PE Operations/Consulting?

    As the title suggests, what would look better on an MBA application to a top ~25 school: 4-5 years of corporate finance work experience at one or two F500 firms, or 2 years of corp fin and 2 years of work as an operations analyst (middle office/consulting ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 5 2018 - 11:26am -

  13. PE Operations to MBA? Currently No PE/IB Background

    I have an offer to join a MM private equity firm on their operations team doing reporting and analysis of the portfolio companies. The role slowly grows into more of a consulting-type role out at the portfolio companies providing various financial service ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 4 2018 - 1:13pm -

  14. Free Clear Admit resume guide

    We're offering a free Clear Admit resume guide to help you gear up for the 2014- 2015 MBA admissions cycle. Use the code FREERESUME14 at checkout to redeem your free guide between now and Friday, June 20 at 11:59 pm EST. Let me know if you have quest ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 18 2014 - 10:34am -

  15. 'under review' vs 'wait-listed'

    Hello fellow chimps What is the difference between my MBA application status to an MBA school still being 'under review'- many weeks post interview and the status being 'wait listed'? I want to know which status type is closer in terms ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2017 - 9:05am -

  16. Phantombanker Book Review: WSO Business School Bible

    So, I recently got the WSO Business School Bible, and after making it through the 520-page book this week, I am honestly surprised to say how good it was. I have never used any of the WSO guides (mainly because they did not exist when I was doing banking ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 31 2012 - 9:27pm -

  17. Screwed up badly on a video essay for MBA, am I done?

    I applied to Kellogg and messed up badly on its video essay. I misread other websites and thought that I had 3 tries for each answer. I didn't like the first two questions and gambled on the third. I started answering but it was pretty bad. I even st ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2014 - 1:51am -

  18. How Many Jobs is Too Many Pre-MBA?

    Didn't see much discussion around this topic. How many jobs (not counting internal transfers) is too many before applying to an MBA program? Obviously this depends on context like age, type of job, and more, but, is 2-3 the sweet spot assuming 3-6 ye ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 5 2018 - 2:57pm -

  19. Consequences of taking GRE for MBA applicants

    Hi, I'm a prospective MBA applicant. I was wondering why people take the GRE instead of the GMAT when applying to b-school. Is there any consequences in doing that? For example, can you still get a scholarship? You don't really affect the school ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 31 2018 - 7:51pm -

  20. Applying to top MBA programs in 2019-2020?

    You're invited to 7 Steps to MBA Acceptance in 2020, a live webinar which I will present on Wednesday March 13 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. I'll be discussing steps you should take between now and the summer to optimize your application in fall and wint ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 13 2019 - 12:52am -

  21. Do you want an HBS MBA?

    What is Harvard seeking in its applicants? You'll find out at Wednesday's live webinar. Learn everything you need to know about acing the HBS application during our upcoming webinar,* Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. Register for the web ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 18 2018 - 7:49pm -

  22. non-target non business major > ms > mba > IB/PE

    Hello All, Looking for some help in transitioning into IB / PE. Biology major from non-target (California state school), 3.4 GPA.. Taken accounting courses and intermediate econ courses at JC and Cal state GPA 4.0. Surely, I need to get into a killer MBA ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2016 - 6:49pm -

  23. Free airport transfers for MBA leads

    Hey Monkeys, Equity analyst in the Philippines working for fund management family business. I've earned my CFA charter and hoping to get into an M7 MBA so I can earn a lot more than the pittance I live on now. Will provide potentially life saving air ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2014 - 4:41am -

  24. Position for FT MBA

    I have one year left before I start applying to MBA programs. I currently work at small boutique consulting firm doing big data analytics. I could take an offer, at a top 5 bank, as AVP or potentially VP role doing big data, or switch into a strategy cons ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2014 - 3:39pm -