Sell Your GMAT Books on Amazon

Six months after taking the test, I’ve finally sold all of my GMAT books to Amazon.  Selling these books was just one of those tasks that was difficult to prioritize with essays and interviews hanging over my head.  I now no longer have that stack of GMAT books sitting in my apartment staring back at me.

Initially, I created a Craigslist ad to try and offload my books.  The problem with this strategy was that there was a ton of competition in my area.  People were offering the exact same thing I had (MGMAT Strategy Guides + Official Guide Books) for $100 or less.  I failed to get anyone to bite.

Anyway, as I was perusing Amazon a few weeks ago, I noticed they had a textbook buyback program that included the MGMAT books.  Note that the end date to this offer is May 31 of this year.  I buy from Amazon at least once a month, so getting Amazon credit for my books is as good as cash.

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Wharton Waitlist Etiquette

After taking the GMAT, writing essays, and conducting interviews, navigating the waitlist is yet another progressively ambiguous stage of the admissions process.  Based on the research I’ve done so far, each school approaches the waitlist game a little differently and each has the potential to change its approach every year.  Some schools want you to … Read more

Depressed MBA Admissions

Within my WordPress dashboard setup, I have a Google Analytics widget that displays key website metrics over the past month.  I’m always interested in seeing which search terms led to inbound traffic for my site.  This month, the most popular search term was my website name “random wok.”  No surprises there.  But the second most … Read more

Another MBA Blogger Link Roundup

Just another quick post about more referrers I found through Google Analytics.  Below are the blogs that I’ve recently added to my blogroll.  If you are an MBA / GMAT blogger and want to do a link share, please feel free to reach out to me: mako at randomwok dot com MBA Social Porque MBA RockyMBA Roads … Read more

UCLA Anderson Admit Package Unboxing

If you can’t tell, I’m having difficulty finding inspiration to blog right now.  Before I get a comment about my “post quality”, please note that this is a natural progression for every MBA applicant blog.  For a quick comparison, see below: MBA applicant blog: drama, sacrifices, stress, tough feedback, essays, decisions, dings, acceptances MBA student … Read more

Shout Out to My Fellow MBA Bloggers

As my blog has gotten older, I’ve noticed that a number of fellow MBA bloggers have listed my site on their blogroll.  I honestly haven’t been very good about keeping my own blogroll up to date.  The GMAT and the admissions process has a way of consuming your life and making you want to enjoy … Read more