Tag Archives: recommenders

4 Reasons to Write an Optional Business School Application Essay

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to the optional essay question posed by most business schools, MBA hopefuls often wonder if it is really optional. Many …

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Use Time Off Wisely

Next week, 2014 draws to a close. Less than two weeks from today marks the first Round 2 deadline. Are you ready? If you’re not a “list person,” it’s time to become one—at least until …

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Last-Minute Checklist for Round 1 Applicants

Are you planning on applying in Round 1, which at many schools is just weeks (or September 9th, in the case of HBS) away? There are several reasons to apply in the first round, from …

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Boost Your Candidacy with a Pre-MBA Prep Plan

If you’re thinking seriously about attending business school in a few years, I have great news for you. Three years is ample time to do several things that will strengthen your MBA application and make …

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3 Surprising Application Mistakes Prospective MBAs Make

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to making mistakes on a business school application, there are many places where candidates can run afoul and ruin their …

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