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Common Mistakes Managing MBA Recommenders

We recently worked with a business school applicant who believed poor recommendations were the main reason she didn’t get into any of her dream business schools. She carefully selected her MBA recommenders and gave them …

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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 …

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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 …

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August ‘To Do’ List for MBA Applicants

The summer may be winding down, but MBA admissions season is just ramping up. By August, all of the top MBA programs have announced their deadlines and essay questions, and applicants should have a solid set …

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Tips for Waitlisted MBA Applicants

Finding yourself on the waitlist at your dream b-school definitely comes with a mixed bag of emotions. While it’s disappointing not to have a definitive yes, you’re still in the running and should take some …

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