Tag Archives: MBA application

Know When to Retake the GMAT

Occasionally, we hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT score. But in truth, accepting students with scores of 700+ is more the norm at the most competitive programs. So, …

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Don’t Share Those Updates on Your Candidacy

As you wait to hear back from programs after submitting your MBA applications, it’s normal to have a moment of panic—either immediately, or at some point a little later on. You’ve agonized over your materials …

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My Round 3 Success Story

Guest post by Hannah Lauber, a second-year MBA student at Fuqua School of Business. They say that if you can’t apply to business school by Round 2—and you aren’t a unicorn—then wait until next year. …

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What to Think about as You Begin the MBA Application Journey

As a prospective student, you’ll benefit enormously from taking time at the beginning of your MBA application journey to contemplate the path you’re about to take. This is a great time to ask yourself some critical …

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Background Checks in MBA Admissions

Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, while others randomly select a percentage of candidates. Still others …

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How to Write a Great Career Goals Essay

Almost every MBA application has a career goals essay, yet many candidates struggle with this question. They know they want an MBA. But they haven’t defined their goals or how earning an MBA degree will …

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