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Plan B for Your MBA Applications: Five Things to Think About

As Round 1 MBA decisions start rolling in, in terms of both admits and invitations to interview, now is the time to think about a Plan B—including MBA programs that you now wish to target for Round 2. Let me begin by reassuring you that there is time to create a compelling application for nearly…

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Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 2)

Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 2)

Congratulations again on successfully submitting your Round 1 MBA applications! It is not an easy process, and you deserve a lot of credit for getting your applications in on time. For many of you, now is the time to start preparing for your MBA interviews; we have provided you with some interview guidance in part 1…

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Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 1)

Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 1)

Kudos to all of you who successfully got your Round 1 MBA applications in on time! For some of you, that may have meant some late nights polishing your essays, fumbling through the online applications, and bugging your recommenders. For others, it may have been more of a leisurely stroll to the finish line. In…

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MBAnalysis Blog: MBA R1 Limbo – How to Reach Out to AdCom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text](Today’s MBAnalysis blog post is guest-written by Donna Bauman) The chat rooms have been blowing up these past few weeks as many top MBA programs began to offer interview invitations. All your friends got a decision, but you have not heard a thing yet. This is more common than you think, as some candidates are…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Plan B – 5 Things to Think About

As Round 1 MBA decisions start rolling in, both in terms of admits and invitations to interview, now is the time to think about a Plan B, including MBA programs that you now wish to target for Round 2. Let me begin by reassuring you that there is time to create a compelling application for…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Congrats on Submitting your MBA Application – What To Do Next? (Part 1)

Kudos to all of you who successfully got your Round 1 MBA applications in on time! For some of you that may have meant some late nights polishing your essays, fumbling through the online applications, and bugging your recommenders. For others, it may have been more of a leisurely stroll to the finish line. In…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Congrats on Submitting your MBA Application – What To Do Next? (Part 2)

Congratulations again on successfully submitting your Round 1 MBA applications. It is not an easy process and you deserve a lot of credit for getting them in on time. For many of you, now is the time to start preparing for your MBA interviews; we have provided you with some interview in yesterday’s blog. While…

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MBA Application Timing: Tick, Tock…What Do I Do?

Should I apply to my top choice MBA programs in Round 1 or Round 2? A few tips to help you make that decision. Over the next ten days, round 1 deadlines for many of the top schools will start piling up. Yale SOM, London Business School, Stanford GSB, Wharton, Kellogg, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, UC-Berkeley…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Round and Round We Go – A Timetable for Applying to Business School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So when should I apply to business school? At first blush this seems like a fairly straightforward question: apply by the deadline. Only here’s the rub: most business schools don’t have just one deadline. They frequently have three. Generally, round 1 deadlines are in September or October; round 2 deadlines are in January; and round…

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Six Tips for MBA Application Preparation in June

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Only 100 days until Round 1 MBA applications are due! Before you read on, visit the websites of ALL of the programs you are considering and sign up to receive information. You will be notified when each school’s application comes live as well as receive some school specific tips from admissions. Now, what else…

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MBAnalysis Blog: When to Apply to Business School?

As essay questions and deadlines begin to be posted for most of the top business schools, one of the first questions that comes to mind is, “When should I apply?” or, more specifically, “What round should I apply in?” With most schools, there will be three rounds of application deadlines: generally in September, early January…

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6 Things to Do in May While You Wait for MBA Essay Prompts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As the weather gets nicer and you continue to adjust to working from home and social distancing it may be harder to focus on your applications. There’s so much you can be doing in May to make it easier on yourself in the coming months. Here are some things you can be focused on…

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