As someone who came from higher education grad school industry research + went to grad school in an adjacent space + with roots in the IR community, I appreciate Fletcher as a school with traditionally great student experience but lots of challenges going forward that make it arguably less competitive than alternative options. Happy to discuss this openly and honestly with anyone else from the space or curious.
I like a lot of your posts, and I have even reacted positively to them in the past. I think you might be troubled by comments because there is a misunderstanding of how and why I'm looking at Fletcher (and other schools in general).
First off, I want to highlight that yes, I am not nor was I ever a Fletcher student and nor do I pretend to have had that experience. My exposure to Fletcher comes in 5 areas:
1. Following Fletcher as a Higher Ed watcher - after having done Higher Ed indus