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Episode 159: Wire Taps—The “That Was Then, This Is Now” Strategy

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In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex offer keen admissions advice to two new applicants and one candidate torn about school choice. First up, a U.S. Army officer with a poor academic background sought advice about targeting MBA programs for their pending return to civilian life in 2022. Another MBA hopeful coming from commercial banking and hoping to transition into investment banking also needed help with school choice. Finally, as the 2020-21 admissions season winds down, some candidates are still facing tough decisions. This week, Graham and Alex weigh in on one candidate’s scholarship-laden choice between Cornell Johnson and Dartmouth Tuck. Preview the posts from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire that they discuss below, then tune in!

With a plan to transition to civilian life in 2022, a U.S. Army officer sought advice about applying for an MBA:

Up next, an applicant with a successful background in business development & NGO work needed to reflect on school choice:

Finally, an accepted candidate is torn between Cornell Johnson and Dartmouth Tuck:

Happy listening!

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Episode 159: Wire Taps—The "That Was Then, This Is Now" Strategy

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This episode was hosted by Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, and produced by Dennis Crowley. Thanks to all of you who’ve been joining us!

Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.