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MBAnalysis: Inside Names and Outside Names; Names I Love

When I was in high school, every night I would call my friend, Kenny Chin, to go over the homework. Yes, it was every night. I would always ask, “Is Kenny there?”  At that point, I would hear his mother yell the Chinese version of his name (which I can no longer remember, let alone… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Does “Size Matter” When Getting an MBA?

When asked why one business school is not like the other, most applicants will talk about things like scores, job placement, industries that grads go into, location, weather, and a few other things. What prospective applicants are less likely to mention is class size. This is always surprising to me, because out of all the… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Rankings – Why I Love/Hate Them (Part 2)

Yesterday, the The Wall Street Journal and Fox News reported that several MBA programs are advising aspiring MBA candidates to stop considering academic rankings published by media outlets and that schools themselves stop participating. The claim is that such rankings are defined by an “overly narrow set of criteria.” Yesterday I talked about why I… View Article

How to Write a Great MBA Essay for Tuck School of Business

Tuck maintains one of the smallest class sizes of any top MBA program. This fact should influence how you write your business school essay to align with Tuck’s goal of creating a tight-knit community of students and alumni. Tuck values candidates who can contribute to this community by being a strong team player and supportive… View Article