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B-Schooled Episode #37: A Real Application Review (part 2 of 2)

What in the world happens during an AdCom review of an applicant’s materials? What kinds of things do they consider, and how do they approach the different aspects of a candidates’ materials? In this …

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Decide Whether to Alter Your MBA Application Strategy in Round 2

If you applied in Round 1 and plan to submit materials to other business schools in Round 2, you may feel tempted to mix up your MBA application strategy for a couple of submissions—especially …

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Use LinkedIn to Bolster Your MBA Profile

 When Kaplan polled 150 business school admissions departments last fall, more than a third said they have visited applicants’ social media profiles to learn more about them when making admissions decisions. Among admissions officers who visit …

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When Applying in Round 3 is a Bad Idea

Everyone has an opinion about submitting an MBA application in round three, and a lot of the conversation circles around how competitive it is. If you tried your best but you just couldn’t pull together …

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