Scholarship Spotlight: The Knight-Hennessy Fellowship

Hello and welcome back to our Schools and Scholarships Spotlight series  exploring top-tier graduate schools and fellowship opportunities! Last week, we introduced you to Stanford Graduate School of Business. We told you all about what Stanford GSB has to offer in terms of defining your own path, gaining a truly global perspective, and let’s be… Continue reading

How to be Sad and Proud at the Same Time

Two of the most confusing emotions to feel simultaneously are pride and sadness—but it happens all the time. For my clients, they often feel this confusing cocktail of emotions when they receive the final outcome of their graduate school applications. They’ve been admitted to a prestigious MBA program—sometimes with funding—but it isn’t their dream school. They… Continue reading

Perfectionism is the enemy of happiness and success

A character flaw and sabotaging mindset that I am mindful of in my life is perfectionism. The idea of perfectionism—and whether it’s good or bad, helpful or harmful—is thrown around a lot without much explanation of what it is. So let’s first have a common definition of perfectionism, and then I’ll tell you some of the ways it can… Continue reading