the trials and tribs of an MBA hopeful!

Come join me in coffee shops, hiding in conference rooms at work, and generally giving up my entire social life as I work on my MBA applications!

Sunday, October 01, 2006

It's the world versus the MBA-applicant

So, I'm hoping it's not just me. My world has become focused solely on the MBA application process. Does this sound like a familiar conversation?:

Friend: "Hey, what's up?"
Me: "Omg - i am under complete stress trying to write all of these essays. i can't believe how long they are all taking! I have spent the last couple months holed up in a coffee shop! What do you think - should I apply to stanford in round 1 or round 2? I mean, i heard round 2 is a little more competitive, but ..."
Friend: {stares blankly}

BLAH BLAH BLAH - you get the point. The sad, but honest truth, is NO ONE really cares. Sure, they care about you as a person...but at least to everyone around me, the bschool talk is getting really old really fast!

(hello, i have no life b/c of applications hence nothing else to talk about!)

So, instead of venting all of my b-school woes (and lack of social life) to friends and family, I figured I'd start blogging. I know there's more of you out there just like me :)

More later on my progress to date and background. I just had to get all of that off my chest.

11 Comments:

Blogger Hobbes said...

Ya, my freinds too are sick of this talk... Social life has gone for toss. :( Forget abt partying, no time to even meet them for coffee!

This too shall pass! :)

1:38 PM  
Anonymous asiangal said...

Haha, I started a blog about all my b-school stuff for the exact same reason. People around me are just TOO sick and tired hearing every single detail of my whole b-school ordeal. =)

12:37 AM  
Blogger Negat|veCreep said...

You just described my life for the last two months. :-). I so know the feeling.

11:15 AM  
Blogger MBA babe said...

@asian gal - yep! and i can't stop talking about it!! the blog seems to be helping though :) :)

@negative creep - hahaha it makes me feel better i'm not the only one out there :)

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