Category Archives: Application Tips

If Rejected, Take Advantage of Application Feedback Sessions

All MBA hopefuls fear rejection. Fortunately, many business schools now offer application feedback sessions to help unsuccessful candidates figure out where they might have gone wrong. This availability of application feedback confirms that the schools …

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The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been …

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Have You Hit Submit? Here are 5 Tips to Pass the Time While Waiting for News from the Schools

You spent months planning your application strategy, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders. Then you hit the submit button for your business school applications in round two. Now what? You’re probably wondering what …

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Background Checks in MBA Admissions

Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, while others randomly select a percentage of candidates. Still others …

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Focus on Fit When Choosing Which MBA Programs to Target

If you seek a business school environment where you’ll truly thrive, focus on fit over ranking and brand. While the latter two are important, if you don’t feel at home from the moment you set …

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Are You Ready for Round 2 at HBS?

The second round deadline is coming up at Harvard Business School on January 4th, and there’s no time like the present to review some of the key elements your MBA application should highlight if you’re …

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