Posts Tagged ‘letter of recommendation’

Top MBA Programs Using Shared Letter of Recommendation Questions

By - Jul 17, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

The number of top-ranked MBA programs now asking the exact same questions for the letters of recommendation is growing, which is good news both for recommenders and for candidates. LORs are very important to an applicant’s case, providing an objective assessment from a supervisor, former...

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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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Importance of Recommendation Writers – Can a Colleague Suffice?

By - Jun 8, 17:35 PM   Comments [0]

From The Staff of MBA Admit.com MBA Admit.com: Proudly, one of the most affordable MBA admissions consulting companies. Visit MBA Admit.com for our current discounts! Email: mbaadmit@aol.com   Importance of Recommendation Writers – Can a Colleague Suffice? MBA applicants are often torn between the tough decision of who to ask to...

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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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Ingredients of a Great Letter of Recommendation

By - Nov 28, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 8:...

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MSA Programs, HBS, MBA Jokes, 2010 MBA Rankings, Recommendation Letter, B-School Application

By - Oct 6, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

MSA Programs Recruitment - who is recruiting and what are they looking for? 510 and Admitted to HBS - how important is your GMAT score? Best MBA Jokes - do you have one to share? Storytelling - a collection of good storytelling advice 2010 MBA Rankings - updated rankings...

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What car are you driving through your debt- building MBA years?, Industry Job or Consulting – which one is better?, Impact of BooZ – A.T.Kearney Merger on Recruiting, Recommenders – who should you ask?, IB in the US – how many days off per year on average

By - Jun 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

- Impact of BooZ - A.T.Kearney Merger on Recruiting - Recommenders - who should you ask? - IB in the US - how many days off per year on average? - What car are you driving through your debt-building MBA years?

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MBA Letters of Recommendation

By - Aug 14, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Just Wednesday in the MIT Sloan MBA admissions chat, an applicant made light of letters of recommendation and their role in the application process. Jennifer Barba, Assistant Director of MBA Admissions, responded: "The rec letters are a crucial piece of our evalutation. It's the only part...

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