Posts Tagged ‘choosing recommenders’

How to choose the right recommenders?

By - Aug 17, 00:01 AM   Comments [0]

We get a lot of questions from MBA candidates about how to select recommenders who will write an excellent LOR for the candidate, so we would like to share some tips and guidelines for selecting recommenders. Here's some advice on which recommenders to select: 1. The level...

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Pounding the Table (and keyboard!) – Selecting & Managing Recommenders

By - Jun 20, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Almost all of the recommendations that schools receive are “good”. Probably the vast, vast majority are nice letters with flowing adjectives and general support that would make the average candidate think they’ve got their golden ticket into the program. The fact of the matter is,...

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Recommenders and Recommendations

By - Oct 23, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Some applicants have this idea that if they can just get their company CEO, whom they have never met, to write their business school recommendation, then the admissions committee will cower in awe and immediately accept them. It’s not a new idea; applicants have asked...

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UCLA Anderson: 3 Tips for Recommendation Letters

By - Sep 13, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA Insider's Blog recently provided three bits of advice for any applicant feeling flustered by the process of procuring letters of recommendation for their b-school application. A letter from a current, direct supervisor is ideal. However, for candidates who haven't...

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