Hi, I looked around a bit but couldn’t find a thread to help with this. I’ve finished with my :2gunfire:GMAT, and now I’m reevaluating my School options a little more realistically. So, can anyone help me with getting started? What d…
I looked around a bit but couldn't find a thread to help with this.
I've finished with my :2gunfire:GMAT, and now I'm reevaluating my School options a little more realistically.
So, can anyone help me with getting started?
What did you do to choose the right school? How did u search?
Some of my questions:
- How many Rankings should I refer to? Which ones are more reliable?
- How should I choose a school, what factors are really important (Salary, faculty, jobs etc.)?
- Where can I find info like what College is strong in what field?
- Scholarship Programs?
- Importance they place on certain factors like Community Service, etc? (The real factors, any colleges website will give generic requirements)
- Is there anyway to find out if my "Profile" is more suited for a certain college?
Also, this is what I'm planning to do this week. Does it make sense?
What I plan on Doing for now:
1. Refer to Business Week and Financial Times Rankings
2. Pick 3 School from Top 10, Worldwide
2.a : Go through School Profiles, make a list of GMAT avgs, Work Exp Avgs, Fields that the students have been placed in (to understand school core competency), weighted salary (cause I'm greedy 😉 ) and a few other factors.
2.b: Pick 3 schools ---> NOTE: How? Unclear at this stage.
3. Pick 3 Schools from Top 10-25, Worldwide
3.a: Repeat Step 2.a.
4. Prepare a list of what each school requires, fill it in an Excel Sheet. Note all Dates and Deadlines, feed into scheduler.
5. Begin Essays
6. Contact Bosses and Ex-Bosses for Letters of Rec.
.... more to come.
Looking forward to some great advice from you.
PS: @Mods: May I use this Topic as a sort of personal app tracker? If I am successful in choosing the Right B-school and getting in, I could convert this whole thread into a sort of Step By Step Guide, and also highlight pitfalls and mistakes I made along the way. merci.