Stanford University Discussions

Got into Stanford GSB deferred last year and thinking about leaving mbb at the 2-year mark and doing something riskier for 2 years before matriculating. Have no interest in PE, and also have to admit … more

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Is it worth it to pursue a data science MS from a top university like Harvard, Stanford, or MIT in the next couple of years?

I’m at about $200K total comp with a path to promotion in a year in an advanced analytic… more

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Has anyone done the MsX program at Stanford?

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It’s impossible to get ML engineering roles unless you went to an Ivy, Stanford, MIT, Berkeley or CMU. Change my mind

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Going to be joining KKR’s Client and Partner group (the role focuses on relationship mgmt and fundraising strategy) full time after graduating from college. My dream is to head to Harvard, Stanford, … more

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Hello. Does Stanford GSB accept both GMAT and GMAT Focus and in such case, what do you consider pros and cons of each?

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Currently an MBA1 @ Stanford GSB. Ask Me Anything :) Will try to answer as many questions as I can.

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Hello all, I'm looking for where to apply in the Bay Area for a new job and I am looking for an honest review of Stanford health. I am moving back from Maryland to be close to family post pandemic… more

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Do you think business certificate and/or online programs from top schools are worth it? Ex: Stanford, Booth, Harvard, etc
Someone I know did it mainly to put the top school on her LinkedIn/resume

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Anyone from Asia / Southeast Asia receive an interview invite from Stanford yet?

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I just had a panel interview with Stanford. And the job was offered to me starting pay 31.50. Is that lowballed? Is it work it to work there? Any bad experiences??

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McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Looking for a referral for D. E. Shaw and consulting firms Bain & Company Deloitte Boston Consulting Group & McKinsey & Company Graduated from Stanford a… more

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Question- would you say that Stanford over the years has just absolutely blazed past Harvard as being the most prestigious School?
I mean I always thought of Stanford for engineering/coding but the fac… more

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Stanford GSB round 3 calls this week?

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Chance for R1 2024:
Male Black/International
Undergrad GPA: 3.72 Top Uni in my country
Masters GPA: 3.92 UT Austin
YOE: 2 years Energy Consulting Firm (Around Top in the space but not MBB or Big 4), 1 year Goldman Sachs Associate
GMAT… more

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Would love some waitlist/GRE opinions. I applied to just Stanford and Duke and was waitlisted at both. 3.62 GPA from a state school, 324 GRE (160 quant 164 verbal,) 7 YOE and strong career growth.
I su… more

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Stanford GSB vs. MIT ($$$). Does S offer that much more that it’s worth the huge cost difference?

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Would anyone @Shopify be willing to give me a referral for the APM program? I'm a Stanford grad with physical product experience looking to transition into tech.

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Has anyone received any interview invites for RD 2 for: Stanford gsb, USC Marshall, MIT Sloan, or Berkeley Haas full time programs yet?

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Stanford MBA application.
Status: deceased
Time of death: 1:51 pm EST.
Cause of death: unknown

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I am a recent grad(Finance), and my MBA school is not a named institute like Stanford. I would want to work for a consulting co. who is heavily involved in Finance. Can you help me create a roadmap fr… more

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Stanford said “If you have not received an interview invitation by late November, you will not be interviewed this round” but they never specified the year. So we wait until late Nov every year? Class… more

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Seeking perspectives on career path. TIA!

9 YOE (6.5 in consulting, 2.5 in BU strategy and M&A). Involved in end-to-end process (incl. modeling) but processes largely led by Corporate M&A team. 3 tuck-ins completed (all in 2022).more

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Does Stanford gsb have a higher percentage of internationals than most schools? Many of my European college and workmates have gotten in recently, and while they’re all v intelligent, some had essays … more

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Hi all ! Any idea how much clinical research managers make @ Stanford cancer center or just generally in California?

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Any idea how much clinical research managers make at Stanford cancer institute ?

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Stanford is holding an in person info session/networking event in Texas that I’m going to tomorrow. This will be my first time attending an in person MBA admissions event. I’m nervous. What should I t… more

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Why does Stanford GSB ask if any ‘close relatives’ are also applying for the same MBA class? Would a cousin count and should I disclose this information, or will it factor against me?

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Any Stanford alum fishes out there? What was your major and what are you doing now?

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If Zendaya decided to apply for MBA, can she get admitted to one of Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton? And if she recruits for MBB, how likely can she get in?

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Is there a quant bar for gmat for Harvard/ Stanford? And if so what is it?

Stanford is dream school- Asking as a 3.4 gpa non quant heavy but stem major, and don’t want a 48 quant to be the ding (overa… more

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I got a 760 GMAT and 326(V162,Q164) in GRE looking to apply for MS (mechanical engineering)/MBA at Stanford. Should I retake my GRE to get a better chance at the MS app? My college GPA was a bit low w… more

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At Stanford GSB, can you take elective courses from any other Stanford school / center already in your first year? Don’t want to write any bs in my essay lol

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ADHDers who applied or are applying for joint MBA/MPP or MBA/MPA at Harvard, Stanford, Columbia etc? Please comment! Advice appreciated.

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I’m a campus recruiter and am looking to build a summer leadership program to help pipeline diverse students into recruiting pipeline for internships. Does anyone have any insight on what type of workshops they have at their companies if your company offers any sort of leadership programs for college students? What have you found most effective/favored by students?

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Hello! I have a two part question: 1) is it worth it to obtain an SHRM specialty credential if I don’t have the broader SHRM certification? 2) has anyone gotten the People Analytics or Talent Acquistion credential? If so, how valuable was it from a learning perspective? Do you feel it significantly contributed to your knowledge in either area? Thank you!

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I loved reading this book, and now I'm looking for something with a similar feel - any recommendations? In general I like memoir, psychology, self help.

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Should the US implement a 4 day work week? And why?

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Suit no tie or tie for tech company interview? (Microsoft Strategy)

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Do you guys have Any good books on business? Not those self help books

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Anyone attending BCG experiences hire open house event in Boston?? Do I need to prepare anything??

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I think about this line all the time as a consultant

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Does Agoda generally take a long time to make an offer?

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I interviewed for a mid market role selling into pub sec and they came back with an offer for a different team as an Enterprise Software AE. So, I never really got to talk to the person that I'll be reporting to and ask questions.

What questions would you ask the hiring manager to assess the opportunity?

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Planning to give notice of resignation today. Need help with 1. Determining the order of people to provide notice (eg. Team mates, project leadership, RL, HR etc) 2. How should I state that I’m

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Hi, I have 10 years of diverse experience as HR BP in a large Indian IT company, currently playing the role of HR manager with a team of 3 reporting to me. Being offered an individual contributor role in a mid size company. Is it normal for this kind of experience bracket to be playing an individual contributor. How does it work in other companies

Should I be concerned for my career with lack of billable projects? Background: Analyst hired out of undergrad in July 2020. I have worked on 3 proposals in the last 2 weeks, and 5 in the last 2 months. In the past year since I was hired, I have 8 months of billable work which is actually slightly higher than the other Analysts I joined with. Should I keep collecting paychecks and hoping for projects, or is this a serious issue that should prompt an exit strategy?

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Frustrated—am managing a project as a manager and one of the people reporting to me on it never replies to my teams messages with tasks and status update requests. Always have to have a daily call with them to check in when many things could be addressed via teams chat. Is it worth raising to them and if so, any suggestions on how to phrase things?

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Best/Most luxurious SPG property in downtown Chicago?

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First time posting on here. Anybody here know anyone who does enterprise sales for Xfinity? Is 100k base a low or high offer? OTE 140k

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How hard is it to change your home office location? Had to move away from home for work and looking to get back to where my family and friends are

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Shortest duration ever on a project?

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How did yall go about finding your place in HR? Recruiting has been OK but it’s just not my thing. looking to see what transferable skills I’ve obtained that will allow me to move about and hear from others who have hopped around.

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what is the hike cycle in morgan Stanley,
also eligible for hike if joined before which month
any idea ?

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How much HOA is considered too much for a condo (1×1 or 2x2) in Arlington,VA?

I made the mistake of viewing the Turnberry and waterview condos online (knowing fully well I cant afford it, because poverty 😑🙁). How do I get them out of my mind lol

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