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2020 Business School Application Trends

2020 Business School Application Trends

2020 BUSINESS SCHOOL APPLICATION TRENDS Another business school application cycle is winding down, and people are starting to craft their candidacies for the next early rounds. Here are my predictions about business school application trends. Only Applying to More...

Ready to Start Your MBA Applications?

Ready to Start Your MBA Applications?

The business school application season has officially begun, with schools releasing essays, deadlines and even the MBA applications themselves. This time of year, I often hear that applicants are planning to start working on their materials at some point in the...

How to Get Great College Recommendations

How to Get Great College Recommendations

Wondering how to get great college recommendations? It’s normal to be nervous about choosing recommenders, and about asking them to endorse you. Here are tips that can alleviate some of your stress. Choose people who know you well. Recommendation letters are a neutral...

Will you get off the MBA Wait List?

Will you get off the MBA Wait List?

Five years ago, I wrote a blog about why people really get wait listed. I have also discussed mistakes, and how to get off the MBA wait list. However, even armed with information, it can be hard to calculate your odds of getting admitted. Here is further insight into...

5 Truths About the College Wait List

5 Truths About the College Wait List

Now that the dust has settled on an ultra-competitive college admissions season, many families have questions about how the college wait list works. If you are considering accepting a spot, here are some things that you should know about the college wait list process....

Are You Ready For An MBA?

Are You Ready For An MBA?

Done right, the business school application process is demanding. In addition to being at the right place in your career, you need to be focused, honest with yourself, open to feedback and willing to prioritize. If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you might not...

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