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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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The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been …

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Common Mistakes Managing MBA Recommenders

We recently worked with a business school applicant who believes poor recommendations were a key reason she was not admitted to school last year. She carefully selected her recommenders and gave them several months’ advance …

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The 5 Hardest MBA Interview Questions and Tips for How to Answer Them

Although euphoria is the first feeling applicants experience upon receiving an interview invitation from the business school of their dreams, what follows is often a mixture of anxiety, nervousness and, in extreme cases, dread. If you tank your …

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