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    Re: Advice needed for PhD Finance applicant.

    I would explain and include in your personal statement the reasons why you dropped out of your previous program. Its still going to be a problem but if you have a strong enough profile hopefully a...
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    Re: Advice needed for PhD Finance applicant.

    If you already have a Masterís in Finance, what Masterís degree would you be pursuing next? Another...Masterís in Finance? I donít think another Masterís would make any sense unless youíre applying...
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    Re: Advice needed for PhD Finance applicant.

    As you are probably well aware, Business PhD admissions are tremendously competitive, and especially so for Finance PhD (even lower ranked programs with 5% or lower admission rates). They are going...
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    Re: New Master's Before PhD in Business?

    Consensus from other forums Iíve read seems to be less funding available due to declining university revenues=potentially fewer spots for PhD student cohorts at some schools for the next few years....
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    Re: New Master's Before PhD in Business?

    Depending on the programs you are targeting and GMAT score, I would just apply to PhD programs the same cycle as applying to Masterís and if you get in to PhD, go. If youíve been working 18 years...
  6. Thread: Hiring Freezes

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    Re: Hiring Freezes

    Considering the last recession the market crash happened in late 2008, hiring in the private sector at least didnít truly pick up until 2012, maybe more like 2013. I am thinking that 2020 is looking...
  7. Thread: Hiring Freezes

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    Re: Hiring Freezes

    Anyone have any idea if/how this thing is going to effect entering 1st year PhDís? Should I be prepared for an email revoking or reducing my stipend? Or even expecting postponement of the program?
  8. Re: Profile Evaluation - Ph.D. in Business (possibly Marketing (OB))

    Youíll definitely get in somewhere for either Marketing or Strategy if you apply broadly enough. Your GPAs are fine and GRE scores are right around the median for the schools you listed. The work...
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    Re: Why do people to do post-docs?

    From what I understand its to get a better university on your CV to place better for the following yearís market instead of having to take a TT position at a lower ranked university or at no...
  10. Re: Doing a masters before applying for Phd in management or skipping it?

    I would check out some of the profiles from current PhD students in the programs you are interested in attending to see what kind of degrees they have and where they got them from. Overall though I...
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    Sticky: Re: 2020 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    You say that their school is #1 in your heart and mind and that you would immediately accept their offer if given one.
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    Re: Fellowship opportunities after admission

    Thanks! When they sent the offer letter for acceptance/stipend they said I was being considered for the University wide fellowships that are available. Not sure if that is something that they submit...
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    Re: Fellowship opportunities after admission

    I have been recently accepted into my target program, but my stipend is much lower than yours, in the low 20s. I am being considered for some University fellowships I wonít know about for a couple...
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    Re: Thoughts on DBAs?

    I've started to do some research looking at faculty background at non-research schools and it seems to me like it can be all over the board. I see full time faculty with maybe an MBA and a PhD in a...
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    Re: Thoughts on DBAs?

    Thanks, sounds like a DBA may not be that bad of a way for me to go then, and may be a better fit than if I had done a full time PhD. One of my biggest concerns about the full time PhD programs I...
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