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Stanford GSB to Accept MBA Applications via Twitter

In a sign of the growing influence of social media on the world, the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced today that it would be accepting applications to its prestigious MBA program via Twitter for the 2011-2012 application season.   The … Continue reading

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What is Groupon really worth?

Everyone’s talking about it. It’s the hot new company that everyone wants to date… err join. Groupon is the next Facebook, so say the experts. A rumored Google offer at $6 billion was turned down, and the latest rumor has … Continue reading

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Interview Arbitrage: Why the process is broken, and how you can take advantage of it

The interview process is broken.  In the case of job interviews, there is a wealth of evidence demonstrating that interviews do not predict future job performance.   Not only that, research even describes why job interviews don’t work.  Yet, most companies … Continue reading

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What if I don’t know what to do with my life?

If you’ve looked at any MBA application essays, you’ve undoubtedly noticed a common thread—most of them don’t really allow for uncertainty in your answer. Although some of the questions themselves are vague (e.g. Stanford’s essay asking “What matters most to … Continue reading

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