Mission Admission: Will I Get In?

Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips; a new one is posted each Tuesday.

Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions MBA candidates ask is “Will I get in?” Of course, this is an important question to consider before applying, and we suggest that you honestly assess and understand your candidacy and risk profile within the context of your target school’s typical student body before completing or submitting an application to that school. However, once you have determined that you will in fact apply to a particular school, you should not let this question haunt you or halt your progress. Many applicants spend too much time worrying and not enough time working. Unfortunately, your admissions decision is ultimately out of your control, so just focus on submitting the best application you possibly can, and expect that the admissions committees will identify the best candidates. It is as simple as that…

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