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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: When Should I Apply?

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Clear Admit’s MBA ApplyWire is the place to post if you have questions about your MBA candidacy.  In this edition of MBA ApplyWire Spotlight, we highlight an MBA applicant who sought advice about when to apply and how to handle their low GPA.  Read on for more detail from a candidate considering ColumbiaCornell / JohnsonDuke / FuquaMichigan / RossNorthwestern / KelloggNYU Stern, and UCLA Anderson.

Clear Admit’s resident admissions expert, Alex Brown, kicked off the conversation:

The original poster then returned to comment on their GPA, and inquire about reach schools:

Alex then replied:

And the original poster brought up timing:

The conversation wrapped up with:

Best of luck with your applications!  And if you want more about MBA ApplyWire and admissions profiles, check out our latest WireTaps podcast episode!

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Posted in: ApplyWire

Schools: Columbia, Cornell / Johnson, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern, UCLA Anderson

About the Author

Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal

Lauren Wakal is the Editor-in-Chief of Clear Admit, responsible for overseeing content creation for the site. Lauren 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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