This bowl is for all fishes who are applying to MBA programs

I’m applying to the pre-MBA MBB programs but am undecided between a non HSW M7 and Tuck with $. Does listing one school over the other have an advantage?

Does anyone have any insights to the UT PMBA recruiting and what type of access is available for PT program?

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Hi guys need advice I’m a Chinese female here. I applied to 6 top schools and didn’t get into any of them last year. My work has refused to sponsor me for a GC but H1B expires in late 2023 and I real… more

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I was planning on quitting late June but just joined a project from hell 😂 did any of you guys quit earlier than expected?

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Are there jobs available in tech post-MBA for someone with just 2 years of experience?

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How’s Georgetown McDonough? What is the program known for? Industries it’s strongest in?

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How do people save money to get to MBA? Non-tech/consulting/finance background.

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I heard CBS keeps tabs on who attends events. Are there any other programs that does the same?

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Is there a current list that I could refer to for unis still offering GMAT waivers for the upcoming MBA cycle? CS Undergrad: 3.9 at a T50 state uni

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Does anyone have a link to a thread or insight into best practices for reapplicants? Unfortunately was not able to get off a few waitlists so I am on to next year

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Too late to apply this upcoming fall if I haven’t taken the gmat? Just started studying and average score on first 3 practice tests is a 720. Don’t have an admissions consultant either.

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What happens if I don’t complete revera? I paid the deposit at a school but I’m still not 100% sure about it so reluctant to throw another $100 at it

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What month should you start looking to hire an MBA admissions consultant? Also any that you’d reccommend? Looking to apply this Fall (21)

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Has anyone gotten into top 10 bschools with a low GMAT score?

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Assuming non-traditional background, how much easier would it be to get into VC from Stanford vs. HBS?

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So I just got waitlisted at Ross. Where do I go from here?

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Anyone looking to buy a Magoosh account? My plans have changed and realized an MBA isn’t the best choice. Still got 8 months on it. Will sell for $125 (half of the original price). DM if interested

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I know the early MBA MBB “programs” aren’t all that exclusive but anything to be mindful or aware of before applying?

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Attending an M7 in the fall and leaving my job soon. Does MBB/IB ask/care about what you do in the window between your last job and bschool? I’ve been at EY for 6 years and am planning on learning to … more

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What happens if u apply to MBA without enough experience? (SC1 with 3 YOE, average experience is much higher)

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Is it possible to get rejected from Wharton’s health care management program but still get into Wharton? Is this common?

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How tough is it to move to PE after joining MBB post MBA?

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What are the best MBA Consultants? Have spoken to Stacy Blackman & Ivy Advisors - any recommendations please?

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Looking into NYU’s part-time MBA - What should my target GMAT score be? Almost 30, white male, Non-target UG, finance degree, 2.96 GPA. Spent the last 4 years in B4 consulting. Before that 2.5 years … more

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Feeling burnt out and exhausted. Need some motivation to get through this upcoming cycle 😩

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What are good extracurriculars to involve yourself in pre-mba beyond community service. I already do pro-Bono consulting through my undergrads alumni society’s pro-Bono group. I have heard that start … more

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Should I study foundations of math and verbal before I take my first gmat practice exam? I don’t want to bomb the first practice because I am rusty in these areas.

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If my goal isn’t MBB/IB/PE does it matter if I go to a t50 school instead of a m7/t15? I’m not chasing prestige, just want to have the MBA for networking and “checking the box” for future opportuniti… more

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Are there any good online MBA programs that don’t require a GMAT?

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Investment banking analyst at boutique or T20 business school?

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First gmat attempt - 590, online experience sucked but whatever. Second attempt today and got a 700. Never stop grinding 🥲

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I’m currently in a technical role at a tech company thinking about pursuing an mba with the ultimate goal of entrepreneurship. But I don’t know if an mba makes sense with that goal. Have others encoun… more

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Are Duke and UVA comparable to non-HSW M7 if focused on the southeast?

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This may be a dumb question, but I took the GMAT yesterday and received Q49 V42 total score 730. Looking at GMAT scoring tables/ online forums, people with this Q/V breakdown received a total score of… more

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Is it better to apply to M7 with a few yrs work experience at Deloitte or take a risk with a 5 person startup for 1-2 yrs before applying? Background: thinking about joining a high potential startup… more

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Can you shed some light on MBB recruitment? You got to events, shake some hands and then what? Do you need multiple people to back your candidacy at each firm? Will they invite you to “unofficial” eve… more

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Anyone know which one is more selective - Harvard Kennedy’s MPP or MPA? Thinking applying next cycle as a Wharton MBA

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Hey consultants - when do you notify your employer of your plans to leave for school? Currently in the middle of a long term engagement so not sure if that affects when i shld let them know

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Genuinely curious, who made M7? I find it really odd that this unofficial term is used so much in applicant circle, do recruiters recognise this? For one even wikipedia doesnt have a page with “M7” un… more

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Has anyone heard from Ross today? They’re supposed to be giving admits calls.

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