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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Seeking Advice on “Reach” Business Schools

ApplyWire Spotlight: Applying to Business School with Above Average Years of Work Experience

As MBA applicants craft their calendars for admissions, many conundrums have arisen on ApplyWire, Clear Admit’s latest tool to aid in your admissions process. This week, we’re setting the spotlight on a candidate seeking advice on “reach” business schools. We take a closer look at a post from an applicant considering Berkeley / Haas, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, U. Chicago Booth, UCLA Anderson, and Yale SOM. Read on for more details about the candidate’s background.

Initial advice targeted scheduling and the GMAT:

The original poster then sought clarification:

A community member offered further counsel:

And, finally, another applicant chimed in on the weight of the GMAT:

Best of luck with your applications!

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Posted in: Application Tips, ApplyWire

Schools: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, London Business School, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg, UVA / Darden

About the Author

Lauren Wakal

Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.

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