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# What are you planning on doing prior to enrollment?

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31 Jan 2009, 18:30
cs11 wrote:
2. Survive my wedding and honeymoon in July.

You are going to get married right before bschool? Is that a wise decision?

Marriage will be tough without bschool.
With bschool, your future wife might feel neglected or something.....
Imagine if she gets pregnant.....what will you do?
(Just curious)

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31 Jan 2009, 21:23
BearStearner wrote:
cs11 wrote:
2. Survive my wedding and honeymoon in July.

You are going to get married right before bschool? Is that a wise decision?

Marriage will be tough without bschool.
With bschool, your future wife might feel neglected or something.....
Imagine if she gets pregnant.....what will you do?
(Just curious)

I am in the same boat, getting married before B-school. We just don't want to wait two years to get married and I think it depends on your partner. Hopefully, S/he understands the impact school will have. The major assumption is NO KIDS during the two years. That's key

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01 Feb 2009, 18:24
BearStearner wrote:
cs11 wrote:
2. Survive my wedding and honeymoon in July.

You are going to get married right before bschool? Is that a wise decision?

Marriage will be tough without bschool.
With bschool, your future wife might feel neglected or something.....
Imagine if she gets pregnant.....what will you do?
(Just curious)

Yeah, the timing sucks. Unfortunately, punting my relationship wasn't really an option. Thankfully we've lived together for a couple years now, so at least we're not going to have to go through that transition.

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01 Feb 2009, 18:30
falibay wrote:
BearStearner wrote:
cs11 wrote:
2. Survive my wedding and honeymoon in July.

You are going to get married right before bschool? Is that a wise decision?

Marriage will be tough without bschool.
With bschool, your future wife might feel neglected or something.....
Imagine if she gets pregnant.....what will you do?
(Just curious)

I am in the same boat, getting married before B-school. We just don't want to wait two years to get married and I think it depends on your partner. Hopefully, S/he understands the impact school will have. The major assumption is NO KIDS during the two years. That's key

Yeah, we're not even willing to get a dog, never mind kids.

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01 Feb 2009, 18:31
It is super common for people to get married right before school. I would say a hefty portion of married couples are newly married < 1 year when they show up. Better to be married than engaged or dating.
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01 Feb 2009, 19:05
BearStearner wrote:
cs11 wrote:
2. Survive my wedding and honeymoon in July.

You are going to get married right before bschool? Is that a wise decision?

Marriage will be tough without bschool.
With bschool, your future wife might feel neglected or something.....
Imagine if she gets pregnant.....what will you do?
(Just curious)

It's pretty common to get married right beforehand. With all things assuming that your wife/husband is supportive of your bschool decision, it will be fine. If anything, it can be easier to be married - there's someone else to help out with normal life stuff like errands, etc. I think dating and bschool would be more difficult.

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07 Feb 2009, 00:43
olive wrote:
Ooooh I like this post!

Here's my list:
-Learn to play golf, and learn to not grip the club so hard that my hand aches afterwards
-Teach my dog not to jump on people
-Throw a big party before I leave
-Find renters
-Not get pregnant
-Work from home as much as possible
-Party like a rockstar

You may laugh, and this may be too much information, but my wife was super late this month and I was freaking out. No way I could do business school were that the case. Fortunately, it was just stress on her part (my parents stayed at our house for a week), and I'm back to the completely different kind of worry about getting an admit...
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