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# which FT program has the most fun

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11 Aug 2010, 17:15
I have my birthday drinks on Sunday. Out in Williamsburg though. Not because I am a hipster (that day long since passed), just a certain bar ticks all necessary boxes.
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29 Aug 2010, 12:02
3underscore wrote:
Jerz wrote:
Except Booth. It's been well documented on the interwebs that U of C is where fun goes to die.

Joking aside, I do think there is an element of truth that I can relate to this.

I am absolutely certain Darden must be boring as hell. Anyone I have met from Darden just spends their time telling me about the academic rigor, and how it is the most work of any MBA program. Given this is all I have heard on numerous occassions, they give the impression that they are so into studying it is like a ghost town for fun.

So, my conjecture is that any school where the students go on about the academic rigor, the difficulty of the classes, the great minds of academics - they are more likely to be boring schools. The whole magnetism is alligned around being boring.

I wouldn't say that those schools couldn't be fun, but you will be fishing in a reduced pond of people to have a great time with.

*Booth is included here through Jerz's slight at the more respected neighbor to his school**. I have no problem with Booth. I have met some very boring people from Booth though, but have also met rhyme.

** for clarification, Jerz is at Northwestern, not University of Illinois.

you opened my eyes about Darden.
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29 Aug 2010, 12:06
I think fun will be there where more younger people join the class.
Harvard,Wharton have less avg work-ex and less avg age. These schools can be fun.
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16 Sep 2010, 17:44
I can't believe this is even up for discussion...have any of you ever been to Austin?

Probably the best city to have fun/go out at night, plus the MBA people is extremely friendly, outgoing and love to go out.

Plus, if you wanna have old-school fun, there's always the thousands of undergrads...
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16 Sep 2010, 21:12
Why are there so many top ranked MBAs here? Surely they can't be the most fun.
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16 Sep 2010, 21:21
FT i think gets most experience especially people interaction. with PT it seems to be a different crowd and less recruiting opportunities
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17 Sep 2010, 14:54
I heard Boston has the most friendly people.
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17 Sep 2010, 18:53
Dawgie wrote:
I heard Boston has the most friendly people.

i guess you are an oddball there eh?
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22 Sep 2010, 19:14
AlexMBAApply wrote:
If you're at an
American school, the fun usually follows the Latin American students.

i just read this, and i loled since people at my school told me the exact same thing. go us!
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23 Sep 2010, 13:23
TheRiotFish wrote:
I can't believe this is even up for discussion...have any of you ever been to Austin?

Probably the best city to have fun/go out at night, plus the MBA people is extremely friendly, outgoing and love to go out.

Plus, if you wanna have old-school fun, there's always the thousands of undergrads...

I agree. UT probably has the best location for finding good times. Tailgating at Texas football games.... heaven.
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30 Sep 2010, 10:37
Avernusaur wrote:
I agree. UT probably has the best location for finding good times. Tailgating at Texas football games.... heaven.

True. Especially UCLA games.
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30 Sep 2010, 13:40
3underscore wrote:
Avernusaur wrote:
I agree. UT probably has the best location for finding good times. Tailgating at Texas football games.... heaven.

True. Especially UCLA games.

Ouch.
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