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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: At Least I Don’t Have to Rework My Resume

Many MBA candidates do not thoroughly consider and revise their resumes for their applications, often dismissing this element because an existing version may already be saved on their computer. We strongly caution you not to underestimate the value of this document—the admissions committees, in fact, review applicants’ resumes carefully, because they serve as a road map of … Read More →

MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: It Is All About My Work Performance

Because you spend so many of your waking hours at work, and the MBA is the vehicle you are choosing to use to drive your career forward, you may naturally believe that your professional experiences are all that matter to the admissions committees. Do not get us wrong: you need to have strong professional stories to … Read More →

May 6, 2017

Admissions Myths Destroyed

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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: If I Do Not Get Accepted in R1, I Will Just Apply in R2

As you enter the upcoming application season, what kind of strategy do you have in mind? More than a few candidates, having likely read about the supposed advantages of applying in Round 1 on various Web sites and discussion boards, plan to submit all their applications in that first round—with the idea that if no … Read More →

May 1, 2017

Admissions Myths Destroyed

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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: My Recommender’s Grammar Will Ruin My Chances

At mbaMission, we emphasize the need for effective written communication. Indeed, gaining admission to your target business school involves no real “trick”—earning that coveted letter of acceptance depends on your ability to tell your story in a compelling way and in your own words. But is good grammar vital to good communication? And if so, will … Read More →

April 21, 2017

Admissions Myths Destroyed

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