Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 20 Aug 2014, 13:00

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jun 2007
Posts: 410
Schools: Wharton, Booth, Stern
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 79 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard? [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2009, 08:28
Allowing laptops in class is a huge mistake. Nobody does anything when they bring a laptop. And I have to admit that, even though I'm not the most academically performing guy, when I do go to class I find it annoying when people start surfing or writing emails, simply because it's hard not to pay any notice to them.

Also, concerning assigned seating, most of my teachers to that. It's simply an easy way for checking who's there and who's not.
_________________

Wharton admits, join the rugby team!! It'll be by far the best experience of your MBA life

1 KUDOS received
Current Student
avatar
Joined: 28 Feb 2008
Posts: 64
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 18 [1] , given: 0

Re: Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard? [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2009, 11:46
1
This post received
KUDOS
On the laptop score, the downside is the sheer amount of paper I accumulate. No laptops means the school prints out paper handouts for every class so that students have something to take notes on.

For the know-how bank:

-I've experimented with "being ahead of the game" by reading cases days in advance, and it didn't help at all. I just end up forgetting the details and I would have been better off reading the case the night before or during the lunch break before class. Procrastination comes out on top for once! :D

-For intro finance & accounting: If you actually have the discipline to read the textbook before class (approx. 45 minutes to 1 hour), do it because it helps SO MUCH in retaining the concepts. Reading the text introduces you to the material, and then the lecture seals it all in your memory. Why this will make your life easier is because these two classes tend to build on early concepts into topics with deepening complexity--so it's best not to fall behind. As an analogy, you don't want to be memorizing multiplication tables the night before an exam on differential equations.

-Dressing up for company presentations: I keep a permanent pair of dress shoes in my locker. That way they don't get scuffed/wet/muddy on my way in to school. For women specifically, it could mean the difference between wearing heels all way and being comfortable.
Re: Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard?   [#permalink] 09 Feb 2009, 11:46
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
8 Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard? BearStearner 21 02 Feb 2009, 08:37
Anyone know how to do this jb32 3 10 May 2008, 16:36
Any one heard R3 Cornell Decision jainan24 4 14 Mar 2007, 07:50
Any good Bschool webisted outhere? gmatclb 0 17 Jan 2007, 10:52
All, Any one knows how to calculate the length of an arc in jaidip 5 28 Oct 2006, 08:28
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Any Bschool Know-Hows That You've Heard?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1   2   [ 22 posts ] 

Moderator: threestripes



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.