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What’s your guys’ strategy on practice phase of GMAT studying?


Where can I finde examples of Letter of Recommendation and essays?


I don’t mean to throw shade, but I’m genuinely curious. Why is CBS criticized so much in other forums like Reddit or WSJ compared to other M7 schools? It seems like outside the US, it’s still viewed a… more

I’m a software engineer trying to break into IB. I’m torn between Booth and CBS. For Booth, I got into their new dual degree program MBA/MS Data Science. I’m not interested in tech career now but I wa… more

How much do MBA interns get paid per hour (on average)?


Sponsored student recently accepted to CBS J-Term, and am debating whether to apply to Kellogg 1Y program

Balancing a few things — I’m from Chicago, and want a long term career there, but am drawn to CBS’s climat… more


Does anyone ever feel hopeless going through this process? I’m studying for the GRE, thinking about essays, and getting my narrative together but it almost feels like it’s not worth it because I proba… more


Those in the bowl with more unconventional backgrounds, what strategy did you take when applying to make yourself as competitive as possible. Did you fully embrace your past or go the revisionist rout… more

Has anyone got into full time CBS with an executive assessment? For background: 5 years of work experience and applying for jterm


Have any product managers applied for an MBA? I’m currently considering pursuing an MBA but would like to understand why product managers have chosen to go back to do an MBA and post-MBA goals. Thanks… more

CBS J-Term ‘26 R1 applicants! When did you apply, have you interviewed, and have you heard back?

Applied — 6/2
Interviewed — 7/8
No response yet.


What's the cutoff list for schools, the "least prestigious" you'd consider? Is there a point at which its better not to even get the degree because recruiters will completely disrega… more

I am 31 yo, and have worked on my team for almost three years, now want to apply for mba. My manager however is too “burnt out”, constantly throws me under the bus, and doesn’t make time for my career… more


Is it better to choose a school in the city where I eventually want to secure a post-MBA full-time offer? For example, Kellogg and Booth appear to have stronger MBB placement but if my target office i… more

I’m a reapplication for Booth, Kellogg and CBS. Would it be okay to change career vision? Some background: 8 years WE, GPA 82/100, GRE 335. Last year was Product Management post-MBA. This year, I want… more

Thoughts on doing an IB internship in school paired with a consulting background to recruit for full time strategy and finance roles?


Consulting is very broad, but the employment reposts from Top 15 MBAs don’t show the breakdown of consulting. Does any one have insight what kind of consulting these reports refer to? Are they all man… more

I worked at S&P as a credit analyst covering tech companies for 5 years before bschool, just finished my first year of bschool and got an internship in VC, kind of hate it tbh. How hard would it b… more

Is risk consulting part of management consulting?


Anyone open to splitting Crafting Cases' The Multiple Offers Access Pass? Deal ends in 1 day.


Is the gap between Oxbridge and top 10-15 US based programs really noticeable for international students? I’m from Latin America and I know that Oxford and Cambridge are very prestigious from our POV … more

Are you attending school on a full or partial scholarship?

Just curious when do kwest trips start?


Do we need to submit both GMAT and GRE scores to schools if we have taken both, or is it just pick and choose? Also, when schools ask you how many times you’ve taken the GMAT/GRE is it the total numbe… more


How tough are post-MBA interviews? I hear horror stories of striking out and just wanna be prepared. Are LDP or Brand Management jobs full of excel tests and case studies like consulting and banking ?


Asking for my gf cuz she doesn't have fishbowl

Would leaving a job after only ~4 months for a new one right before R1 significantly negatively impact her application?

For context she was laid off in Feb and pic… more


Does it suck to pay MBA loans after graduating?


Backpack recs?


How many suits would you recommend for business school? Typically how much would one spend on a suit?

Stats and some questions: GMAT 700 - Converted GPA 3.7/4
27M - Latam - Engineer - 4+ years at MBB
Diverse background, family of immigrants.
Social impact/mentoring->Strong participation
Target schools: H, S, M… more


Always been super strong in math, but have always struggled with English/Writing standardized testing (e.g. perfect math on ACT/SAT but like 29/600 on English sections). Would it make more sense to ta… more

Struggling to get the GRE score up above 320. Will being a math major undergrad with a 3.85 gpa save me?

How important is Verbal score for the overall gmat score? Currently improving the Quant part but seems like little to zero improvement in Verbal (targeting Columbia)


Hi guys! Is 13.86% student loan interest rate too high?


GMAT strategy question: when you beat your target score on a practice exam, do you immediately qualify yourself as ready for the test? Scored just below and just above my target score on two practice … more


Do My chances to getting in to Columbia increase if I try to get in to the January Term rather than the regular August start?

For those of you matriculating this fall, when are you quitting your job?

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