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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: School Suggestions

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As new MBA applicants reflect on their admissions chances and consider application strategies, many are posting to Clear Admit’s ApplyWire, a platform for feedback from our community of top-tier applicants to help inform your final choice of schools and approach to admissions.

This week, we start with a closer look at an international applicant applying to Berkeley / HaasHarvard Business SchoolINSEADMIT SloanStanford GSB, and UCLA Anderson:

Given the applicant’s concern about the GMAT, Clear Admit’s Alex Brown advised on that—but also had a suggestion regarding where to apply:

The MBA hopeful then responded:

And Brown wrapped up the thread with a reference to our Stanford GSB interview:

Brown also had some advice for another applicant, who is applying to Columbia,  MIT SloanU. Chicago BoothUPenn / Wharton, and started off with doubts about admission to Harvard Business School:

The MBA applicant explained the GPA issue and school choice:

Brown wrapped up the conversation with another pep talk on why to apply:

Best of luck with your applications!

Readying your applications? Do you know which business schools you will be applying to? Share your story on ApplyWire. It’s completely anonymous and only takes a minute to complete.

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.