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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: Are You REALLY Applying Round 2?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With almost exactly a month until those Round 2 deadlines start coming fast and furious, NOW is the time to decide if you really are in good enough shape to submit a great application to your top choice MBA program. Just to give you some dates, from January 3 to the 24th some thirty schools…

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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 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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October Tips to Get Ready for MBA Round 2 Submissions

As many aspiring MBA students are wrapping up Round 1 applications or anxiously awaiting a coveted interview invite, perhaps you haven’t even started yet! Don’t worry. If you use your time wisely, you can have several applications complete and ready to submit before Christmas. Here’s what you need to be doing in October. 1. Create…

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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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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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