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I chose BCG and management consulting over Obama

February 10, 2011


I have something terrible to admit. The night that Obama won the 2008 presidential election, I was working on a BCG case competition. And instead of going to Grant Park – just an hour’s train ride from Kellogg’s campus in Evanston – and watching the victorious President-Elect give his acceptance speech, I was sitting in […]

MBAs secretly don’t find Groupon Super Bowl ads offensive

February 7, 2011


There’s a lot of web chatter around the Superbowl ads this year – mostly that they were terrible & unmemorable, with a few exceptions – but none were more anticipated than the ads by the group buying website, Groupon. What do your TV commercials look like when you’re worth $6 billion to Google? Inquiring MBA […]

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

January 30, 2011


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. […]

MBAsocial news roundup: January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011


Hump day came quick – gotta love these four-day weeks. In today’s MBA news: rule the world with an MBA, become even more of an MBA at Berkeley Haas, and a new Dean for the Leeds School of Business: MBAs are bringing professionalism management skills the party to the global political world. Europe, Asia, and […]

Was my ski trip hookup the real thing?

January 2, 2011


You’ve gone, you’ve skied, you’ve conquered. Well, okay, “conquer” is a strong word, but you definitely landed your b-school crush during the school ski trip. It was great, it was fun, it was romantic…and it was four days long. Then the holidays came, everyone scattered to celebrate at home, and now you’re headed back to […]