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Last Updated Apr 9, 2012 by

Admissions Tip: Addressing Academic Weaknesses

To follow up on last month’s advice about GMAT preparation and timing, we wanted to offer some general comments about the role of academics in the admissions process.  Many candidates considering business school focus on the credentials they will hold and the network that they will join upon graduation, but it... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 27, 2012 by

Admissions Tip: Late Round Considerations

After a relatively sleepy February, March will soon be upon us with its extensive list of application deadlines and decision notification dates. Let’s take a look at part of the long list of Round 3 (or 4 or 5) deadlines spread over the next two months: March 1: LBS R3,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 26, 2011 by

Admissions Tip: Round Two Recap and Advice

As we prepare to bid goodbye to 2011 and greet the deadline-packed first month of 2012, we would like to take the opportunity to recap the upcoming Round Two deadlines and offer some advice for hardworking applicants.  Some schools have even reached their third rounds by January, and those are... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2011 by

Admissions Tip: Drafting a Resume

As candidates tackle interviews and preparation for Round 2 applications, we would like to revisit an important aspect of the application: the resume. Given the many roles that the resume plays in the business school application process, drafting a resume (or CV) is an excellent starting point for someone embarking... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 10, 2011 by

Admissions Tip: Common Recommendation Dilemmas

As many of our readers are aware, letters of recommendation are a central part of the application process.  We would like to take a look at how to handle the snags that often arise for applicants in unique employment situations. The applicant who is most likely to have trouble finding... Read more »

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