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Has anyone ever run across a Harvard/Stanford resume book?

I am very curious as to what the resumes/work experience of the younger people that get admitted to H/S look like. What kind of functions do most H/S admits work for 1-3 years prior to gaining acceptance and what kind of companies do they work at? I already know that there's going to be plenty of McKinsey/Bain/BCG consultants who just got done with their 2-3 year analyst stint, but what about the others?
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I have seen HBS'. I don't think I can share the info, though, as it would violate the privacy of (including myself) 900 people. And even if I shared my info it would not add much to your question since I am 31.

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lepium wrote:
I have seen HBS'. I don't think I can share the info, though, as it would violate the privacy of (including myself) 900 people. And even if I shared my info it would not add much to your question since I am 31.

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Likewise for Stanford's... and my age is pretty close to Lepium's :-D

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New post 20 Jun 2008, 00:14
facebook/linkedin, takes a little work, but most of the info is out there

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New post 20 Jun 2008, 00:18
and if you're really interested and have a friend who works in HR... you can find those resumes by having your HR friend ask for them :)

*according to some of the MBA app prep books

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Maybe I am totally mistaken, but I dont think those resume books will help one to prepre a better application...may be that can serve as.."ohh, this guy had got in, so I can too" kind of confidence building ...but may be there is not any other marginal value

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Lepium & Terry - I'm just wondering what it takes get into HBS or Stanford when you're considered an older applicant ... do you have to have something extraordinary?

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BSchoolorBust wrote:
Lepium & Terry - I'm just wondering what it takes get into HBS or Stanford when you're considered an older applicant ... do you have to have something extraordinary?


luck? :lol:
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lepium wrote:
BSchoolorBust wrote:
Lepium & Terry - I'm just wondering what it takes get into HBS or Stanford when you're considered an older applicant ... do you have to have something extraordinary?


luck? :lol:
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So you're one of the "normal" ones then? :wink:

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Re: Harvard/Stanford Resume Books   [#permalink] 22 Jun 2008, 03:11
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