B-Schooled Podcast Episode #61: The Importance of Extracurriculars


It’s time for a 2021 update to a previous B-Schooled episode on extracurriculars! We discuss what MBA applicants can and should do if they’re light on extracurriculars, volunteer work, and community service, either during their college years or in the time since graduation.

You may wonder, is it worth trying to beef up this aspect of your MBA candidacy if you’re applying to business school this year? This episode gives applicants tactical ideas for how to ensure they’re not relying solely on their academic and professional achievements. It also addresses ways that candidates can engage in virtual extracurriculars if they live in an area subject to COVID-related lockdowns or restrictions.

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