Are MBAs from Top Schools So Different?

"Students at every school are largely modular. We seem cut from similarly ambitious, overachieving cloth, and share common skills."

Ahh, 2009. Time for rejuvenation, a rejiggering of resolutions, and that age-old MBA pastime called "hunting internships." It's painful, pressured, tedious, and trepidatious under the best of circumstances—and as Wendy Hermann, director of student services at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business has said: "This is not a normal year."

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