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The other side of dating: Why it’s difficult to find love at business school

February 3, 2011

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We received a lot of reader response “offline” about this week’s article, “Why the odds are good for finding a husband/wife at business school.” Some readers asked us to make the counterpoint – why it could be difficult to find someone at business school – and we started thinking: for every handful of couples and […]

Why the odds are good for finding a husband/wife at business school

January 30, 2011

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We hate and love to admit it, but business school is like a weird marriage-making commune. Relationships bloom here (some in secret, at first). When we were at Kellogg, three couples that met at business school were already engaged by graduation. In the next six months, four more couples followed. It was like love dominoes. […]

How to not panic if you’re jobless in January

January 27, 2011

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January is a tough month, but not because it’s cold and blustery (ok, we’re not talking to you, Stanford) or because winter is seemingly endless. It’s because we spend the month wandering around carrying backpacks and wearing suits, in and out of the same interview/case prep, over and over again. We spend the month in […]

Posted in: Career, School Life

MBA News Roundup: Business school rankings rotten * MBAs flock to small business

January 24, 2011

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Happy Monday, MBAs! In today’s MBAsocial news headlines: Business school rankings are rotten; smaller businesses hiring MBAs; Chinese newspaper links MIT Sloan increase in applications to school’s relationship to…China. A paper/website of we’ve never heard of says rankings aren’t the best way to choose your business school, arguing that methodologies are flawed and results can […]

Posted in: Career, MBA News Roundup

Highest and lowest paid MBAs of Class of 2010

January 22, 2011

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News to us: Poets and Quants reports that a Wharton 2010 grad is getting paid $350,000 this year to work in private equity. Right now, this very Saturday night, some Wharton Quaker (yes, that’s their mascot) is drinking bottle service and living it up in New York, where this private equity firm is allegedly located. […]

Posted in: Career
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