B-Schooled Episode #12: How to Pick the Right Recommenders
It’s time for Round 1 applicants to get their recommenders going! In this episode of the B-Schooled podcast, host Erika details:
• The most important recommender criteria
• What you should do if you can’t ask your direct manager for a letter
• What you should do if you don’t want anyone at your company to know of your MBA plans
• If it’s OK to use college professors or extracurricular contacts as recommenders
• Whether seniority or alumni status matters
• Whether “side letters” are effective
• What you should do if you’ve worked for more than one company since college
• What you should do if you haven’t worked with one of your recommenders for some time, and finally
• What you should do if you work for a family-owned business
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