Posts Tagged ‘MBA recommendations’

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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How to Cultivate Excellent Recommendation Writers

By - Jun 2, 13:00 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   How to Cultivate Excellent Recommendation Writers Recommendations are one of the most important parts of your MBA application. In this article, we’ll go...

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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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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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Can Recommendations Be Submitted a Little Late?

By - Nov 20, 11:46 AM   Comments [1]

Some candidates ask whether they can submit their applications for a certain round even if their recommendations come in a day or two late. Here’s the answer: most schools will consider the application incomplete if everything is not submitted by a deadline, including the...

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Getting an Edge in Round 2: Recommendations as Major Assets

By - Nov 20, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

It is important for MBA applicants to recognize that recommendations are just as important as the MBA admission essays. Recommendations help distinguish you for admissions committees through a third-party lens. You can be rejected from a top program on the basis of one unexceptional recommendation...

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