Talking with potential roommates, looking for apartment options, keeping my documents in order, etc. – there’s just a lot going on these days. September and the start of the MBA is so close now, that’s why I have made a checklist to keep track of my progress with all the preparations. Financial: Calculate budget for the next… Continue reading The Checklist
I know it has been a long time since my last update. Since being admitted, I have had a lot going on. In relation to MBA, I met some of my future classmates and attended First Day, the welcoming event at Booth. Afterwards, I paid the deposit and accepted my offer. So, now, I’m officially starting Business… Continue reading After being admitted
The New Year is almost here! It is so satisfaying to think that exactly one year ago, I was making my study plan for the GMAT and now, I’m more excited than ever with the anticipation of being in business school. As usual, I have used the last days of the year to list some resolutions,… Continue reading New Year and some resolutions
Knowing that I will go to b-school next year, I can enjoy the Christmas time and use these last days of the year to reflect on the lessons learned and start planning my 2017. So, to close the chapter of my MBA application, I want to share a list of some lessons I learned during the process… Continue reading Looking Back: 6 Lessons
Flashbulb I was paying for a yogurt and a sandwich when I saw the Chicago code on my phone and started freaking out. I literally abandoned my food at the counter and went somewhere else to take the call. I remember the warm welcome to Booth and the invitation to First Day in February. The… Continue reading Welcome to Chicago Booth!
Since my last post, I’ve got the interview decisions for the other two business schools I applied to: Denied by Wharton and Invited to Interview with Stanford. It all happened so fast that I already had my interview with Stanford. It is all said and done, now. The hardest days About two months ago, I thought that… Continue reading The hardest stage
Earlier this week, I had my interview with Booth. Given that this was my first one, I had a lot of doubts: from how to approach some of the questions to what to wear. The day of my interview, I arrived 25 minutes before at the coffee shop where we had agreed to meet. The email… Continue reading My first interview: The details