Monthly Archives: November 2010

MBA Preparation 88 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Oh wow, I just noticed something genius Apple does. Compare how they specify resolutions: Apple: 960×640 resolution. Others: 480×800. They put the bigger number FIRST, making it seem like it’s 100% better (comparing 960 vs 480) when it’s only 20%

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MBA Preparation 87 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

This one article made me get a charcoal gray suit last week… Guide to Recruiting and Schmoozing Your suit should be charcoal gray or navy… Some people insist on wearing a black suit. Black is generally not considered business attire.

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MBA Preparation 86 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

I wrote this to someone in summer of 2006. “So I guess in light of that, I don’t really have formal goals set up. Sometimes I think too far ahead, make myself believe that I want to become a CEO

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MBA Preparation 85 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

I’m out here in California for the next 12 days for a lot of reasons. I wanted to spend my time at home with my family for Thanksgiving, because I won’t see them for the Holidays. I wanted to attend

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MBA Preparation 84 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

We made some big decisions at work today. Of course I knew about it for a couple months now. I’m the one that analyzed the financials behind that decision. One just came back from maternity leave. Another just moved here.

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MBA Preparation 83 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Medal of Honor was awarded today to the first living recipient since the Vietnam War. I just feel that they really pushed the envelop to get the medal out to a living recipient. I mean, just reading his citation, he

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MBA Preparation 82 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

You know, I’m really not in a hurry to get married. Some people are curious enough to ask why I’m not. If the conversation is casual in nature, I usually say, “because I’m scared about the fact that 50% of

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MBA Preparation 81 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Working on MBA application means making sacrifices: Forgo a trip to Brazil for the holidays. Forgo a free ticket to a Knicks basketball game. Forgo drinking opportunities with friends. Forgo Milal Missionary Choir events on Thursdays and Sundays. Take 4

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MBA Preparation 80 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

So my name, Elliott Kim, has a couple cool anagrams (words you can make by rearranging the letters). So “Elliott Kim” rearranged can spell “Time to Kill”. It can also spell “Toilet Milk”. I made the cardinal error of telling

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MBA Preparation 78 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Google interview questions that make you feel stupid. Every man in a village of 100 married couples has cheated on his wife. Every wife in the village instantly knows when a man other than her husband has cheated, but does

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