the trials and tribs of an MBA hopeful!

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Monday, October 30, 2006

Everything in moderation?

My life has taken an all or nothing type quality lately. The last six months have been insanely busy, and I feel like I choose one thing in my life to grasp onto, leaving everything else to fall to the wayside. Obviously the past two months it has been essays, essays, essays, and more essays. Oh, and did I mention essays? Saturday from noon till night (or wee hours of morning depending on the activity - haha) were free time, then back to essays. Before that were a few too many nights out and about, and before THAT was every day at the gym actually staying in shape. Moderation? I think not...

The week Kellogg was due I felt myself start to slip... there was a Sunday movie night, dinner w/ an ex, and a happy hour gone awry. Then I took this past week off and suddenly it is so hard to get back into writing. I made plans for every night this week, and this weekend seems to be rapidly filling up too. What happened to the 3 apps I have due in the next 2 months? I tasted the real life again...forgot how fun it could be!

So, my new goal is to write the remaining essays without it completely consuming my life. Is this possible?? If you have achieved it, let me know. You are officially my new hero.

13 Comments:

Blogger Iday said...

3 apps in 2 months - possible.

without allowing it to completely consuming ur life - still possible :)

all u need is a plan and the motivation to stick to the plan and if possible move faster than the plan :D

11:13 PM  
Blogger ScareCrow said...

Hey! All the best for kellogg interview :)

12:15 AM  
Blogger Silent Warrior said...

//"So, my new goal is to write the remaining essays without it completely consuming my life. Is this possible?? If you have achieved it, let me know."//

yup you can do it.lemmie know which univ. u r applying. perhaps, i can help in someway. :-)

//You are officially my new hero//

i don't wanna b hero becos i am an hero of MBA saga;-)Peter Petrelli.

5:16 AM  
Blogger Hobbes said...

Girl, create a new mail id and post on the profile. Need some tips on one of the things u blogged abt in this post :)

11:55 PM  
Blogger MBA babe said...

@iday - you are definitely right. I am taking your advice and trying to map out a good schedule :) now for that motivation...

@scarecrow - thanks! i'll let you know how it goes :)

@silent warrior - i have applied to harvard & kellogg. haas, stanford and columbia are R2. who is peter petrelli, btw?

11:21 AM  
Blogger MBA babe said...

@hobbes - email address added! feel free to send me a note anytime! :)

11:23 AM  
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