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Stanford GSB class of 2015

Midterms! (and Winter Quarter Academics)

I got distracted by school again. It’s amazing how much is going on at any given second. Downtime gets swallowed up with BBLs, weekend trips, recruiting, startup idea conversations, and so on.   So….midterms. They officially ended last Sunday night.

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My First Quarter in a Nutshell

First quarter is over. Actually, it’s been over for a couple of weeks, but since winter quarter hasn’t started yet I don’t think this update is toooooo late. Fall quarter was more fun and more exhausting than I could have … Continue reading

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Global Experience Requirement (GER)

As requested…a rundown on the GER. Every MBA student has to have some sort of global experience in order to graduate. On the one hand this is nice, because it means that by graduation everyone has left the US at … Continue reading

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Leadership Labs, SEED, and the Executive Challenge.

The. Executive. Challenge. One of the big mysteries of fall quarter. It all starts with a class called Leadership Labs (aka LeadLabs…everything is abbreviated here), which runs for the whole quarter. For LeadLabs each section is divided up into small … Continue reading

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Joint and Dual Degrees

Yup, there are lots of people who want more than just an MBA. It’s kinda crazy and kinda awesome. According to the GSB admissions website 15% of the class already has an advanced degree before starting their MBA. Another 20% … Continue reading

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On Campus Recruiting (OCR)

Okay, here we go. I’ve got some substantial travel time coming up over the next few weeks and I plan to use some of these airport waits, plane rides, and bus trips to get the content I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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Finals Week

And….I slacked off on posting again. Before I get to the boring stuff, CONGRATULATIONS to all the new admits! I can’t wait to meet you all at admit weekend (which is definitely worth the trip). For those of you wondering … Continue reading

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