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  1. Thread: Hiring Freezes

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    Re: Hiring Freezes

    How are you all interpreting these hiring freezes as it pertains to downstream job market? I feel that the ripple effects of very few placements of new PhD's this year could have a ripple effect on...
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    Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    Anything from South Carolina IB? Radio silence here... Not sure if that means wait list, rejection or they just haven't bothered to start the process.
  3. Re: On-the-side consulting opportunities for management faculty

    It is quite common and from what I understand, encouraged. It keeps professors in touch with the actual business world -- not to mention a hefty consulting fee.

    I'm in the IS field for example,...
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    Re: LORs for candidate 10 years out of school

    I think there's quite a lot of "by the book-ism" in this thread -- the only people that use it are the Type-A's (No offense meant, it's what got you guys this far). That said, business school...
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    Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    Have a bet with my girlfriend that today is the day... Last Friday of the month... all of the due dates are over for those that had Mid-Jan cut-offs...

    Can't decide if the silence is good or bad....
  6. Thread: UK PhDs

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    Re: UK PhDs

    Fair enough -- great insight. Thanks!
  7. Thread: UK PhDs

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    Re: UK PhDs

    Wonderful! It's great to get an "inside" voice. As I said above -- my main concern is the lack of data to prospective PhD's. I come from the professional world -- so getting a handle on the ins and...
  8. Thread: UK PhDs

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    Re: UK PhDs

    My numbers come from the very un-scientific process of going through several schools -- taking the number of placements per year they have listed on their website (obviously, may not accurate) and...
  9. Thread: UK PhDs

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    Re: UK PhDs

    Yes, they have a successful placement record. Mostly in the UK, but they have placed people at good schools in the US as well.

    An aside, but related note --

    How do you all rationalize the...
  10. Thread: UK PhDs

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    UK PhDs

    Hey again guys and girls - Apologies if this is under the wrong thread - but it's a similar theme and is a part of my admissions process..ish.

    So, in my previous thread I asked for a profile eval,...
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    Re: Profile Eval! Would like some opinions

    Wonderful response, thanks!

    I reached out to the University, particularly a professor I had been in contact with earlier this year who is aware of my situation. I applied with my old score before...
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    Re: Profile Eval! Would like some opinions

    I do have strong ties to the university -- I did my undergrad there, father/grandfather worked at the university, numerous family members are alumni, etc.

    I have an interview tomorrow at UCL for...
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    Profile Eval! Would like some opinions

    Hey guys and girls,

    I am applying to do a PhD at the University of South Carolina in International Business.

    Profile:
    7 years of professional experience at two fortune 500 global...
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