Posts Tagged ‘mba recommendation letters’

Introducing the Common Letter of Recommendation

By - Aug 2, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

In an effort to streamline and simplify the letter of recommendation writing process, a few top business schools with the cooperation of GMAC have released the new Common Letter of Recommendation. This is an initiative, according to the GMAC website, to “help reduce the burden...

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10 Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation

By - Aug 1, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Pass these tips on to your recommenders for LORs that impress the admissions officers and ensure that they want to accept you. 10 Tips for Recommenders: 1. Review a copy of the applicant's personal statement or application essays so that your letter of recommendation can dovetail with--not...

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How Not to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

By - Jan 11, 02:20 AM   Comments [0]

Your recommenders are doing you a favor, so the least you can do is make their job easier by following proper LOR etiquette. Breaking these important letter of rec rules may result in your recommenders deciding not to dish out the most favorable review. Stay...

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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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How to Find the Perfect Recommender for Your MBA App

By - May 26, 07:18 AM   Comments [0]

All recommenders are not created equal. A sub-par recommendation from a recommender that doesn't have time, does't know you well, or lacks the ability to evaluate you can quickly undo all the hard work you have put into an MBA application. Yikes! Even if you happen...

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Round 2 Tips: Honing Your Recommendations

By - Nov 18, 15:57 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: info@mbaadmit.com   Round 2 Tips: Honing Your Recommendations Many MBA applicants spend painstaking hours perfecting their MBA admissions essays, yet fail to pay the same...

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List of Recommendation Questions Published So Far

By - Jul 20, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The recommendations are among the most significant components of your application. Your candidacy will be stronger if the recommender prepares a specific recommendation for each university and responds to the specific recommendation questions each university presents. Overall, strong relationships and close acquaintance with your recommenders are...

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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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Prep Early for Recommendations: A High-Impact Action

By - Jun 1, 15:26 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   Prep Early for Recommendations: A High-Impact Action The truth is that your recommendations are just as influential in determining your admissions success or...

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