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Mission Admission: Be on Your Best Behavior When Visiting Campus!

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. We always encourage MBA candidates to visit their target business schools, because doing so can make a positive impression on the admissions committee, gives candidates the opportunity to personalize their applications (essays and interviews in particular—depending on the timing … 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 MBA admissions offices releasing second-round interview invitations in a few weeks, we thought we should explore an issue that brings endless paranoia to business school candidates: scheduling interviews. Many programs will give applicants a significant window in which … Read More →

Mission Admission: Do Not Neglect Short Answers

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Many MBA candidates will work painstakingly on their essays, prepare rigorously for their interviews, and endlessly contemplate their choice of recommenders. However, applicants tend to leave the short answer section of their applications to the last moment, and some … Read More →

Mission Admission: Waitlist Strategies, Part 2

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday. Last week, we focused on how waitlisted MBA candidates should respond when their target school asks them to not send any follow-up information. This week, we examine waitlist situations in which the school encourages applicants to provide updates on their progress. In the … Read More →


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