Category Archives: Application Tips

B-School Rejection Recovery Plan

This is the time of year when business schools release their final decisions. Unfortunately, it isn’t always good news. You poured your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process. Then, when your status …

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Know When to Retake the GMAT

Occasionally, we hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT score. But in truth, accepting students with scores of 700+ is more the norm at the most competitive programs. So, …

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Mitigate Red Flags in the MBA Application

Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise. But when applying for a seat at a competitive business school,  not addressing obvious weaknesses does more harm than good. Being up front about …

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Client Case Study: How the GRE® General Test Can Complement an Unconventional Applicant

The decision to pursue an MBA requires serious thought. Motivations vary by person, but prospective business school students should first make sure they’ve identified gaps in their professional development, have clear career goals, and feel …

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Don’t Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, what matters most? Do you …

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The Benefits of Working with an MBA Admissions Consultant

Acceptance rates at the most elite business schools range from six to 21 percent. Tough competition drives many MBA hopefuls to weigh the benefits of working with an MBA admissions consultant to help them stand …

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