Dating in business school
Ultimately, no matter what social circle you gravitate toward, it’s important to be yourself while you’re in business school.
You may need to push a little outside of your comfort zone to practice those networking skills and make valuable connections, but choosing the right social scene and developing a rich social life will only enhance the experience.
Networking or no, you probably don’t want recruiters to find you dancing around an Olympic-sized swimming pool with a tequila shot in each hand and wearing a parrot costume.
Cons: The critics of the MBA party scene have also been pretty vocal, and here’s why.
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Cons: As previously mentioned, business school IS about networking and making friends, so it can be problematic to effectively limit your connections to a network of one.
This depends, of course, on the kind of social animal you are, as well as the kind of social scenes out there in the business school culture.
Do you work hard and play hard, living every day to its fullest and every night to its dawn, attending (or throwing! Or do you enjoy a subtler existence, your idea of a good time going out to dinner with a handful of close friends who can simultaneously challenge and support one another?
Maybe you’re the networking type, or maybe you just want to bunker down, focus hard on earning your MBA, and possibly find time for a sweetheart?
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