Author Archives: Pawan Agarwal

Haas School of Business Statistics Waiver Exam

I recently cleared Haas School of Business Statistics Waiver Exam. This exam is needed as pre-requisite for admission into full time MBA or EWMBA (Evening and Weekend MBA) program by Haas. There was very little information on haas site and … Continue reading

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Haas Evening and Weekend MBA (EWMBA) – Interview Experience

I recently got admitted to Haas EWMBA. Woo hoo!! It was a long and arduous journey. I am capturing various elements of my journey in different posts.Here are my thoughts on Haas EWMBA interview and interview process. I got my … Continue reading

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Evaluation Day @ Foster School of Business Evening MBA

I recently got chance to participate in Foster Evening MBA Evaluation Day exercise as part of my application to evening MBA. It was a hectic 5 hours experience. I was bit nervous going in and not knowing what to expect. … Continue reading

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Foster Evening MBA Evaluation Day Scenario – Lost at Sea

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Foster Evening MBA Evaluation Day Case Study

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Foster Evening MBA Evaluation Day Exercises and Introduction Format

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Foster Evening MBA Evaluation Day Structure

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Greenplum Announces Big Data Analytics Platform

GreenPlum (A division of EMC) recently announced their Big Data Analytics Platform. Take a look @ http://www.greenplum.com/social-meets-big-data/ Here are the key announcements: They are releasing their Social Big Data Analytics Platform called Chorus. They have created a new SKU called UAP (Unified Analytics Platform) … Continue reading

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How to use “Ant” program on Ubuntu/Linux machine behind proxy

Lot of people need to use Ant program on machines behind proxies. Here I tell you how to configure your machine to get Ant to use right proxy. There is a great topic on configuring proxy for Ant @ apache: http://ant.apache.org/manual/proxy.html. … Continue reading

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ls -R on Ubuntu does not recursively find files matching the pattern in sub directories

Problem: ls -R – Lists all files recursively. ls a* – Lists all files matching pattern “a*”. However: ls -R a* does not list all files in sub directories matching patter “a*”. Why it happens This happens because of specific … Continue reading

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