Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

Welcome to the fifth episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, a biweekly podcast about what’s new, thought-provoking, and useful in the world of graduate admissions!

For advice, insight, and info, check out the full audio of our great conversation with Chris Ryan:

00:24:50  –   Meet Chris Ryan,  VP of Manhattan GMAT, Author of Case Studies and Cocktails, Duke Fuqua graduate and teacher.

01:58:50  –   Case Studies and Cocktails – excellent advice and must-know information for accepted MBA applicants (and its alternative uses).

08:21:00  –   The hardest thing about business school.

14:43:45  –   Chris’ three most important tips for b-school success.

19:22:50  –   The biggest mistakes students make upon arrival (and the longest 45 seconds of Chris’ life).

23:36:00  –   Advice for international students.

31:38:00  –   Listen up class of 2014, here is something for you.

35:00:00  –   One last tip from Linda: Find your drycleaner.

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