Episode 151: Wire Taps—MIT Sloan or London Business School for MBB?
As Graham battles a case of near-laryngitis, Alex decides to put him on the spot about his ‘other life’. Meanwhile, Graham marvels at the coincidental CPG-Canada-Tech connections across this week’s WireTaps candidates.
As always, the duo work in some key MBA admissions lessons, such as how first generation Asian-Americans (and Asian-Canadians) are viewed in the applicant pool, whether or not there is grade inflation in Canada, and how a candidate who loves London (and London Business School) should weigh offers from Booth, MIT, and LBS…given the target of McKinsey/Bain/BCG (short-term) and a tech job (long-term).
The first applicant is taking an early look at school selection:
Another early bird applicant wants to pursue strategy consulting/product management post-MBA:
Finally, a candidate interested in consulting needs help with school choice:
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