If you’re thinking seriously about attending business school in a few years, I have great news for you. Three years is ample time to do several things that will strengthen your MBA application and make you a much more desirable candidate at the top-ranked schools.
In my article on this subject published yesterday on BusinessWeek, I discuss the six areas you should focus on: compensating for a low GPA, increasing responsibilities at work, cultivating recommenders, committing to extracurriculars, reviewing past essay questions to guide your brainstorming, and doing thorough research on each program when making your school selections.
Anyone who plans to work for a few more years before applying to business school should take a look at this article to make sure you’re on track for a successful application experience. With a little advance planning, you’ll have plenty of time to work on these pointers to help ensure your application is as strong as it can be.
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