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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 14:25
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We need to have a 'hot or not' of gmatclub, except no pictures are allowed, only profiles. You decide how sexy the person is based on their GMAT, GPA and work experience. Then the female and male winners, decided by those with the highest overall score, are forced to go on a date, I go along and videotape the whole thing and no matter how incredibly awkward it is we post it online.

Its a cross between The Voice, Hot or Not and Love In The Wild.

Bonus points are awarded if the date results in an epic cultural mismatch, like if the guy is from Singapore and talks with his mouth full for the entire meal while chewing on crunchy embryo eggs (google: balut images) while the girl ends up being vegetarian. Double Bonus points if the guy doesn't pick up the cue and orders extra balut for her too.
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 14:28
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We need to have a 'hot or not' of gmatclub, except no pictures are allowed, only profiles. You decide how sexy the person is based on their GMAT, GPA and work experience. Then the female and male winners, decided by those with the highest overall score, are forced to go on a date, I go along and videotape the whole thing and no matter how incredibly awkward it is we post it online.

Its a cross between The Voice, Hot or Not and Love In The Wild.



Love it 8-)
is that in any way related to this?
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 15:03
rhyme wrote:
We need to have a 'hot or not' of gmatclub, except no pictures are allowed, only profiles. You decide how sexy the person is based on their GMAT, GPA and work experience. Then the female and male winners, decided by those with the highest overall score, are forced to go on a date, I go along and videotape the whole thing and no matter how incredibly awkward it is we post it online.

Its a cross between The Voice, Hot or Not and Love In The Wild.

Bonus points are awarded if the date results in an epic cultural mismatch, like if the guy is from Singapore and talks with his mouth full for the entire meal while chewing on crunchy embryo eggs (google: balut images) while the girl ends up being vegetarian. Double Bonus points if the guy doesn't pick up the cue and orders extra balut for her too.


ROFLMAO. This is the best idea ever.
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 15:23
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We need to have a 'hot or not' of gmatclub, except no pictures are allowed, only profiles. You decide how sexy the person is based on their GMAT, GPA and work experience. Then the female and male winners, decided by those with the highest overall score, are forced to go on a date, I go along and videotape the whole thing and no matter how incredibly awkward it is we post it online.

Its a cross between The Voice, Hot or Not and Love In The Wild.



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BAHAHAHA

How did you ever find that?
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 16:12
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BAHAHAHA

How did you ever find that?


Took a while.... I can tell you that but well worth it :)
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2011, 06:16
rhyme,

This a priceless idea, you have a future as reality TV producer. This format has legs and great potential. Diversity at play. Imagine conversation, instead of conventional Rutger, Upper West Side (renting), one sibling, jogging in the park, food, poker on Wed, Coldplay, Godfather, Ethan Canin, interrailing in Europe.

HYP/IIT, 3.7, 740, 5 WE, finance, 2 promotions, top of class, awards, non-profit volunteering, great story, M7 material. favourites: Bloomberg terminal, Blackberry, WSJ, CNBC, Warren Buffett. Must have 700+ Gmat. "Are we a match? Ice breaker: What are your career plans?"

Instead of complimenting on her beautiful hair, say awesome GMAT.
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2011, 09:08
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rhyme,



Instead of complimenting on her beautiful hair, say awesome GMAT.


Dude, dont EVER become a dating guru. :-D
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2011, 09:44
Jock4MBA wrote:
how about taking a few classes at other departments. Linguistic and public health has a high female ratio and it would be like shooting fish in a barrel. You would improve our changes dramatically.


Nice suggestion! I've been studying at the technical university and can confess that the toughest task is to date not a glamourous chick from a linguistic or a management department, but a bluestocking from a tech dept. In these places there is at least 1:50 female/male ratio so even the most 'moderate' girl would have a self-conceit of Paris Hilton^3
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2011, 08:41
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Jock4MBA wrote:
rhyme,

Instead of complimenting on her beautiful hair, say awesome GMAT.


Dude, dont EVER become a dating guru. :-D


You want a free profile evaluation for potential dates? :wink: Don't be shy, just post your profile and I will give you the perfect match.

Hey, I set up a friend up with a model and he hasn't complained.
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2011, 15:43
rhyme wrote:
We need to have a 'hot or not' of gmatclub, except no pictures are allowed, only profiles. You decide how sexy the person is based on their GMAT, GPA and work experience. Then the female and male winners, decided by those with the highest overall score, are forced to go on a date, I go along and videotape the whole thing and no matter how incredibly awkward it is we post it online.

Its a cross between The Voice, Hot or Not and Love In The Wild.

Bonus points are awarded if the date results in an epic cultural mismatch, like if the guy is from Singapore and talks with his mouth full for the entire meal while chewing on crunchy embryo eggs (google: balut images) while the girl ends up being vegetarian. Double Bonus points if the guy doesn't pick up the cue and orders extra balut for her too.


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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 18 Aug 2011, 22:47
@Jock4MBA

haha.
Dude, I appreciate the offer.
But I make my own kills ;-)
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 02:16
You make your own KILLS? Now you make it sound like the deer hunting season in PA :P

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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 02:17
This is the funniest thread so far. +1 to Rhyme just for making me laugh out loud at work
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 02:32
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You make your own KILLS? Now you make it sound like the deer hunting season in PA :P



haha. As long as you get the drift! :)
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 02:39
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You make your own KILLS? Now you make it sound like the deer hunting season in PA :P



haha. As long as you get the drift! :)


deer hunting AHAHAHA
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 03:45
All I wish for is that during and after the MBA course, the gf and I will still be a couple.
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 04:04
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All I wish for is that during and after the MBA course, the gf and I will still be a couple.


know what you mean openbox, international students will suffer the most with long distances! :shock:
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2011, 10:08
hahaha.. I've been tryin to finish reading all the posts and it's just not possible. But must say, I really dig this post. Prolly even start a separate forum to address such "issues".

bb, are you listening? :)
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2011, 10:33
When is the first episode going to air? :)
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Re: Odds of meeting your spouse at MBA [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2011, 08:27
To let this thread die would be a disjustice to all GMATclub members worldwide!

So, in thinking... best mba relationship? I got it.

2 consultants... why you may ask? Well, dual income (win-win), both traveling so neither gets the whole "you're never around" feeling, time apart = no "get out of my space" feeling Monday-Thursday, and most importantly... both back on the weekends which = win-win-win... win1 = can catch up and have same day off, win2 = dual income so do whatever-the-f-you-want, win3 = ... eh I'll leave win3 out.. but better said... absence makes the eh, heart, grow fonder :twisted:
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