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Time to Plan for Round 1

Over the past couple of weeks, top MBA programs — including HBS, Booth, Kellogg, CBS and Fuqua — have started announcing their deadlines for the 2019–2020 application season. Sure, those September and October dates might …

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Tips for a Killer MBA Recommendation Letter

It might surprise you that many applicants don’t invest time and attention in their reference letters. Most applicants select their references, direct them to the proper forms, and hope for the best. You can influence …

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What Makes a Great MBA Recommendation Letter

The recommendation letter forms an integral part of your MBA application package and can make—or break—your chances of admission. Most schools request two letters of support, and one should come from a supervisor if possible. …

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How to Address Weaknesses, Strengths as MBA Applicant

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News Faced with increasingly stiff competition for a spot at the top business schools, MBA applicants must possess more than stellar test scores and a pedigreed …

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