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How does INSEAD’s executive MBA compare to executive MBAs from US colleges

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I spent $1000s on GMAT classes and only got as high as 580 on one of the tests. The verbal section was particularly tough.

Many are urging me to get my MBA before I'm too old, though I fear I won't either … more

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Is 730 a good GMAT score for INSEAD? Or should I retake it to increase my chances...

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People with experience in both: what’s easier, a 330+ score on the GRE or a 750+ score on the GMAT? For context I’m a native English speaker with an engineering degree in consulting.

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Giving referrals for this job! I work there!

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CBS, PT Booth, or INSEAD?
Already have W UG and not looking to pivot, just expand network etc

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How likely is getting into M7 with 2 YOE? I know average is 4-5 years and depends on rest of application

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Anyone heading to CBS admit days and want to meet live? DM me :)

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Is it normal for the CBS Adcom to reach out to schedule a call with me? I’m on the R2 waitlist and haven’t even confirmed my interest.

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Hello all,
I have an MBA, my previous work experience was in Training Specialist / Operations Coordinator(4years). I have no idea on my next position any advice please ?

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Has anyone done an MBA in Europe? Where did you go? What was your experience? Regrets?

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Is Booth/Kellogg PT worth commuting from NYC every week? I qualify for the Kellogg accelerated option, which brings down the tuition to ~140k. But I also have the NYU PT option (~170k). Booth costs p… more

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Am I crazy for wanting to go to CBS over Wharton? Would have to pay sticker at both, but really want to stay in NYC. Post MBA I want to pivot to buy side investment management (work in ER now at a BB … more

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Biggest lie that AdComs tell you is “be yourself in the essay”. If everyone was to be themselves in the essay, we would all be accepted to the University of Neverland. You have to super fluff yourself… more

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MIT Sloan vs Chicago Booth?

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One of my R2 schools gave me a scholarship that's clearly meant for hispanic students... but I'm Filipino/Asian. We all have Spanish last names. I am a Spanish speaker too but I did not check … more

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Has GPT simplified the time commitment for classes? For HBS case method, couldn’t it lighten the load by summarizing cases for you?

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*finding an old thread for the same specific question you have*

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Got asked to go on waitlist call with CBS adcom. Anyone know what this is about? They said they’ll ask some questions (15 min)

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Hi all! Looking for some validation if MBA makes sense for me. Non-technical background with a master's in business design (2011). I have +12 years experience, notably: 6 years at top tier large t… more

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What can i do from Wharton that i cant do from Yale? Assume that I don’t want a super stressful job

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Do schools generally still give any scholarship if you’re admitted off the waitlist? Or is all the money gone at that point

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Any insights on how long the waitlist for HBS is? I heard last year noone made it from round 2 waitlist

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USNews is a joke. Haas has the lowest starting salaries of any t10 schools. And it’s now near lower m7 territory alongside HBS? What a sick joke. What this ranking methodology is really telling us is … more

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Anyone peep the 2024 US News ranking? Harvard just right above Stern and CBS tied with Duke 😂. Need a new M7 list, any recommendations?

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Should I submit two school deposits if I’m still undecided on schools? (Yes, I know there’s a non refundable fee). How bad of a look is this under an extenuating circumstances?

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Feeling torn between HBS and Princeton (public affairs) which is fully funded. I’m interested in nexus of public and private but don’t want to stagnate or have low comp my whole life. Intellectually l… more

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Currently in tax, wanting to do an MBA to pivot to IB. I’m working on applying for 2025, hoping to go PT to Kellogg or UChicago. I have an offer for a lateral move into an FP&A role for a F500 lif… more

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Should I take a withdrawal or C? I’m a senior and an incoming MBB consultant with a 3.9x. I lost family members this term and I’ve had a really hard time. Now, I have a couple classes that I’m on the … more

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What are good quant courses to add to resume to boost a relatively weaker quant background? Aside from HBS CORe do Coursera classes on finance and accounting help?

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Is this suit too much for IB recruiting in the fall? I like it a lot more than a boring plain navy, but don’t want to torpedo my chances over it.

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What are your thoughts on taking out loans vs selling your stocks for the 2 years at bschool?

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Hi everyone, I would like to know if there are accredited universities that offer scholarships for MBA programs remotely

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Question: how disadvantageous is it if I am on a career break at the point of my MBA application? Looking to get into the M7 schools and insead etc, but thinking of leaving in the next 3 months

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Can someone rate my M7 chances? - Work Exp: 7 yoe, 3 years in T2 Consulting, 2 years in Strategy within tech, 2 years at a well known VC
- Ivy UG (Engineer) w/ a 2.8 GPA
- 730 GMAT
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Yo my fellow ORM, what are some good volunteer orgs / ECs that got you into a good MBA program? Looking to build a profile and apply next fall. Appreciate any advice here!

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Anyone admitted to both Booth and Kellogg and going to admit weekend for both? How are you splitting your time between the two schools that weekend?

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Is 695 considered a good enough focus score for M7? Just gave the GMAT for the second time after sacrificing my life for 2 months but wondering if it’s worth a push to give it again. Mocks were in the… more

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