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    The following guide to the business school PhD application process was written by MIT Sloan PhD student Abhishek Nagaraj (Technology Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management group) before he matriculated in 2010. The MIT Sloan PhD Program does not endorse every word in this document, but highly recommends it as a good summary of issues that prospective applicants should consider when applying to business school PhD programs, and MIT Sloan in particular.
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  • It’s nice to be around so many people who are curious about the way things work and want to make the world better.

    Nick Guest, PhD in Management candidate, Accounting