Last Modified: August 7, 2015
The plain English version of all the stuff below: Getting into business school is a process that might be bolstered via advice, such as the advice provided by this site, but rejection from business school can be caused by an infinite number of factors, ranging from a candidate’s competitiveness prior to finding this site (we’re good, but we’re not miracle workers), to whether or not the admissions committee member reading the application is suffering from indigestion on a given day or if the applicant has the same first name as the admissions committee member’s narcissistic ex-boyfriend, to any one of a million reasons in between. We therefore can not at all promise that you will get in, anywhere, and if anyone promises you that, they are probably super shady. Also, there are a ton of schools out there and their information is constantly changing. We do our absolute best to be up to date for everything, but it’s up to you to double-check things first, since we’re only human, etc. and can’t be held responsible for errors in the site. If you find any errors in the site, please be a nice person and let us know, and give us a chance to make it right. This is actually true for anything --- if you’re not happy about things in the site, talk to us about it first and give us a chance to make it right. We’re creating this to level the playing field and are doing our best – please let us know how we’re doing before complaining in a public forum – since we’re charging so much less, we don’t have the same resources as The Big Companies in this space, so come to us first, please! The information and advice contained here is our subjective opinion, and while we are acting in good faith to make the advice as amazing as possible (otherwise, why bother creating a site like this?), we are not liable if that’s not the case. In addition, this is an interactive platform where YOU need to do the work. While we hold the subjective opinion that our process results in you needing to do less work, and/or that work will be less painful & less stressful, there is still much work to be done. Until someone invents a magical Sorting Hat that instantly matches you to the MBA program you are destined for (Gryffindor, natch) with no effort on your part, applying to business school is always going to require you to do work. The nice thing is, once you are in business school, you won’t need to do much work at all for one or two years! Then you will graduate. And you will work really hard for the rest of your life! Um, yay? Anyway, a literal ton or two of mental energy and effort has gone into the design and development of this site. You’re actually looking at the third version of it. Because of that, please don’t steal. Please don’t steal our advice, please don’t steal our methodology, please don’t steal our tech ideas. We’ve actually got a patent pending on a most of the tech elements (cool, huh?), so if you work for a competitor of ours and want to “borrow” ideas like our drag-n-drop outline interface, please, save us both a boatload of legal bills and talk to us about licensing instead. Besides, we’re super-nice social-enterprisey types, so taking our ideas would be terrible karma, right? Now, if you’re digging around on the site and find that we have in any way violated copyrighted material that belongs to you, we promise that it is unintentional / accidental and we’d be aghast to discover that. So, if you find something like that, let us know and we’ll take a look, and if you’re right, we will immediately remove it! Finally, you, as the user: all of the work done in here is your work and your IP. We do not “own” your essays, brainstorming ideas, etc. If we think you did a great job on stuff, we might ask you nicely if we can share it with others, but until you give us written consent that you’re cool with it, then all work in here is your own. The stuff below this was written by a lawyer, and every time I look at it, I feel a wave of relief that I did an MBA and not a JD.
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