Student Case

What is a deferred enrollment and a direct enrollment in the Stanford Business School for an MBA?


Kate:
Deferred enrollment is reserved for current academic students – grad (with no break between undergrad and grad) or undergrad – to get 1-3 years of work experience before enrolling. You must state the year you will come back to school for the MBA.

Direct enrollment means you are applying for the next starting MBA class.

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For the Procrastinators
If you're gunning for round 2 but not done with the GMAT, it's time to focus, focus, focus! Please consider taking some time off from work to get your study hours in. But . . .Don't take full days, take half days. When you take a full day off, you are far more likely to slack off throughout the day and accomplish next to nothing. When you take a half day, your body and mind are in work mode. You are more likely to capitalize on your time away from the office.

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A new MBA student in a business serving a cyclical industry had better be ready for recessions and booms. But the classmate working in healthcare should allocate far less time to business cycle issues." Think macro economics isn't that important? In this article, Bill Conerly makes his case on how macro economics -- not micro-- is of more value to an MBA student, along with showing an opposing argument. A little rusty on your basic economics?

Read Kate's short explanation and Fairy Tale example, here.

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