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Now that the acceptances have started to come in and many of us know that we'll be going SOMEWHERE in the fall, it's time to start planning what we're going to do for the next 9-10 months. Since I know that a lot of people plan to take some time off before b-school starts I wanted to suggest organizing a GMAT Club Pre-MBA trip. I would be willing to take the lead on researching places, flights, and accommodations. Suggestions for destinations are welcome. If there is a lot of interest in multiple destinations then we could possibly organize different trips for people to choose.

I think it will be cool to meet some of the people who have supported and comiserated with me through this process. Anyone interested?
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2011, 10:12
cheetarah1980 wrote:
Now that the acceptances have started to come in and many of us know that we'll be going SOMEWHERE in the fall, it's time to start planning what we're going to do for the next 9-10 months. Since I know that a lot of people plan to take some time off before b-school starts I wanted to suggest organizing a GMAT Club Pre-MBA trip. I would be willing to take the lead on researching places, flights, and accommodations. Suggestions for destinations are welcome. If there is a lot of interest in multiple destinations then we could possibly organize different trips for people to choose.

I think it will be cool to meet some of the people who have supported and comiserated with me through this process. Anyone interested?


Excellent idea! Are we looking at something around June-July?
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2011, 10:27
I was thinking late June/early July timing.
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2011, 10:32
cheetarah1980 wrote:
I was thinking late June/early July timing.

Sounds good. Brazil/ Russia?
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2011, 06:35
great idea! hopefully I secure an admit then I can get in on this
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2011, 08:06
This is a great idea and I'd definitely go. Now I just have to get in somewhere. :lol:
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2011, 10:07
As long as I get in, and its not around some weddings I have to attend, I am in!
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2011, 06:21
Sounds like a good idea to me! I'd be in.
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2011, 08:06
So I'm thinking we choose a place that would cost $1K or less for flights. With that in mind I think Europe or South America are the best bets.
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2011, 11:46
That's 2 for Brazil!
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2011, 12:27
Fantastic idea!!! Definitely in! Somewhere with beaches will be nice :P
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2011, 18:00
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That's 2 for Brazil!


I wanted to wait until 2014 (during the World Cup) to do Brazil, but I still want to go!
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2011, 13:29
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2011, 16:50
I'm partial to South America or Pacific Coast of Asia (inc. Australia & NZ)

I'm interested in Brazil but I would probably do a broader trip through the major countries in the continent if possible!
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2011, 18:38
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2011, 07:40
has anyone done a "volunteer" trip prior to MBA? could be an interesting way to spend 3-4 weeks in a country to really learn about the culture, locals, etc rather than sitting around on a beach!
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 22 Dec 2011, 10:58
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has anyone done a "volunteer" trip prior to MBA? could be an interesting way to spend 3-4 weeks in a country to really learn about the culture, locals, etc rather than sitting around on a beach!


I'm doing South Africa in February/March. I've been there, but I've always wanted to have an excuse to go back without it just being a vacation.
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Re: GMAT Club Pre MBA Trip [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2012, 08:43
I will start looking at destinations in Brazil, Russia, and maybe some place sunny along the Mediterranean. Does that sound good to people?
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