Category Archives: Investment Banking

The value of an MBA

There are a lot of measures of the value of an MBA and some people have been questioning if it‘s worth its salt recently. But the dollar value of my MBA hit home when I filed my taxes this week. I … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

Life at Darden right now is smooth. We’ve just come off more than a month of break. Classes haven’t ramped up yet and our stress over them is minimal anyway, because, hey, it’s our last semester here. And many of … Continue reading

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What I learned at b-school: Week 5

Welcome back to your weekly installment of business learnin’. It was a good week here in MBA land and we’re pleased to bring you the highlights. What were those crazy banks doing with all those homes and condos they financed? … Continue reading

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Turning away from my Dark Side

 Here’s what they don’t tell you about the first week of business school: You need to decide right then what you want to do for the rest of your life, forever and ever, amen. At least, that’s what it feels … Continue reading

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Are investment bankers human?

Summer isn’t over yet – hell, classes haven’t started yet – and we’re already talking about summer internships for next year over here in b-school universe. Our career services office is trying to help us find the career that fits … Continue reading

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