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Mission Admission: Be Sincere—the MBA Admissions Committee Will Believe You

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Candidates are often skeptical about whether MBA admissions committees will believe their stories. After all, is anyone available to corroborate that what made the difference in a particular situation was truly you—that you had that particular innovative idea? The response to this concern … Read More →

Mission Admission: Do I Need to Know Alumni?

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. We find that because the overall pool of MBA candidates is so anonymous, many applicants believe that even the tiniest negative difference that exists between them and other candidates could represent a huge disadvantage. For example, an applicant who … Read More →

Mission Admission: How to Address a Layoff

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Many business school applicants worry about the impact having been laid off might have on their candidacy. Do the admissions committees view a layoff as a sign of failure? One thing to remember is that many MBA candidates share this worry—thousands … Read More →

Mission Admission: When to Schedule Interviews

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. With the MBA 2015–2016 application season moving along at full speed, we thought we should explore an issue that brings endless paranoia to business school candidates: when to schedule interviews. Many programs will give applicants a significant window in … Read More →

Mission Admission: Choosing Safe Recommenders

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Given that you still have significant time before next year’s first-round application deadlines, you have the opportunity to take some steps now to ensure you submit your strongest applications possible. One such step is doing some background work on … Read More →


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