Business School Confidential

A Complete Guide to the Business School Experience: By Students, for Students

Robert H. Miller and Katherine F. Koegler

St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

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Featuring an in-depth interview with the Director of Admissions at Tuck School of Business, ranked #1 by the Wall Street Journal.

Written for students about to embark on this two-year odyssey, by students who have successfully survived business school, Business School Confidential provides a comprehensive, blow-by-blow chronological account of the complete MBA experience. Miller and Loucks have assembled a panel of recent MBA graduates from across the country, all of whom are in a prime position to offer realistic and informative advice on what business school is really like today. Together, they will walk you through the entire process - from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a business school and program, through the two-year curriculum, recruiting, summer internships, networking, and ultimately, finding the perfect job. The book also features interviews with top Fortune 500 CEOs including Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Larry Bossidy, former CEO of Allied Signal; Vernon R. Loucks formerly of Baxter International and currently of Segway, Jim McNerney, CEO of 3M; and Edward Whitacre, Chairman and CEO of SBC, and with Kristine Laca, the Director of Admissions of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, currently rated as the #1 Business School in the U.S. according to the Wall Street Journal. This is truly a book no aspiring business school student should be without.

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Business School Confidential
1So You Wanna Get an M.B.A."Know the right moment."--THE SEVEN SAGES 
 
 
IT PROBABLY COMES as no surprise to you that pursuing a master's degree is an expensive and time-consuming proposition. Leaving a solid, well-paying job to pursue an M.B.A. should be a carefully considered and calculated decision. Before committing two years of your life; at least $60,000 in tuition, fees, and housing; and the "opportunity cost" of the experience--ask yourself the following questions and force yourself to really think through your honest responses to

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"Wondering what it takes to get into business school? Trying to determine whether an M.B.A. will advance your career? Uncertain about what business school is really all about, and what it will take to succeed when you get there? If you are considering business school, currently applying to business school, or presently in business school, Business School Confidential is a book you should not be without"
- Princeton Review

"Thorough... its thoughtful insights will stick with b-school candidates long afterwards." - BizEd Magazine

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About the Author

Robert H. Miller and Katherine F. Koegler

Robert H. Miller graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in May 1998, where he was Senior Editor of the Law Review, and from Yale University in 1993. He is presently a trial lawyer at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green in Manchester, NH where he specializes in constitutional, intellectual property, and business litigation. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed law school preparatory book Law School Confidential.

Katherine K. Loucks graduated from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management in June 2001, and from Yale University in 1996. Before attending business school, she was a founding partner and manager of InLight, Inc, a software and Internet-based patient education services firm. She now lives in Denver, CO where she is helping to found a real estate development enterprise.

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Business School Confidential
A Complete Guide to the Business School Experience: By Students, for Students
Robert H. Miller and Katherine F. Koegler

Trade Paperback

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
August 2003
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312300869
ISBN10: 0312300867
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 352 pages
$21.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
August 2003
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ISBN: 9781466827165
ISBN10: 1466827165
352 pages
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