“Why do you want to go to business school?”: Multiple constituencies, multiple answers

By Jeremy Dann You’re going to be asked that question a lot over the next several months, so you need to come up with a good answer.  Actually, several different good answers, each tailored for …

From the Trenches: Insights from Successful Applicants

As one group of nervous applicants transitions to being enrolled students, another group gets ready to apply. Why not learn from the successes, failures and decisions of the group before you? For the next several …

Recommendations: Don’t Just “Hand Off,” Strategize and Manage the Process

By Jeremy Dann Some applicants view their recommendations as a part of the business school application process that can be put on auto-pilot. But make no mistake: even this part of your file will require …

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From the Trenches: Insights from Successful Applicants

As one group of nervous applicants transitions to being enrolled students, another group gets ready to apply. Why not learn from the successes, failures and decisions of the group before you? For the next several …

Your Future Career Path: Whether It’s Definite or Undecided, Get Ready to Write About It

By Jeremy Dann Many candidates see business school as a great opportunity to figure out what sort of career path they want to pursue in the future. MBA programs tout their career services departments as …

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From the Trenches: Insights from Successful Applicants

As one group of nervous applicants transitions to being enrolled students, another group gets ready to apply. Why not learn from the successes, failures and decisions of the group before you? For the next several …