rookhawk wrote:Here, in a chilling tale, I got more than rejected by a tier-14. I had my application discarded so it would not be considered. (no, no character and fitness issue or scandalous reasoning)
I'd be less vague if I wasn't under review at other schools right now and don't wish to provide so much detail I identify myself.
The things about me that may get me into a tier-1 at some schools are the very things that could get my application canned at others. How's that for "soft factors"?
In 2005 I was denied entry to a grad program at a regional nobody-ever-heard-of-em business school and accepted at a top-25. Thus is life. Ironically, I later became an adjunct for a term at the very place that denied me only 18 months earlier.
I guess its because I get up every morning and piss excellence. Some schools don't like that so much.
If I were an adcomm I would start looking for people who have gone to business school and taught as an adjunct at a tier 3 business school since 2005.