Posts Tagged ‘MBA waitlist strategy’

Waitlisted! What Now?

By - Feb 27, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

So, you’ve been waitlisted and you’re not sure whether to laugh or cry. You can choose to do either, neither or both, but then it is time to figure out what to do next. Listen to the recording of our latest podcast episode to hear Linda...

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How to Write Waitlist Update Letters

By - Jan 31, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

The application process is not over for waitlisted applicants. You’ve still got a chance of getting into your dream school, so now’s not the time to slack off, and it’s certainly not the time to give up. Continue fighting for that acceptance! Your waitlist updates (you...

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Waitlisted? Here are some tips

By - Nov 19, 02:13 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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Post-submission Action Items

By - Jan 27, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

So, you've submitted your application and probably think that all hard work is done? think again! Here are some post-submission tips from Aringo that can help you complete the application process successfully: Thank your recommenders, who played an important role in your application. Continue researching the MBA programs,...

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Support Emails that make the difference

By - Dec 24, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

Support e-mails are short letters sent by an MBA student, alumnus or professor of a certain school to the admission committee of that school in order to support a candidate aplying to that school. Although they have relatively small impact on admission chances, good support...

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Turning a “Waitlist” into an Acceptance

By - Dec 5, 14:09 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. This post is excerpted from Chapter 10: “Tips for...

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Aringo Tips for Waitlisted Candidates

By - Nov 14, 03:53 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: W is for Waitlist

By - Jun 28, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

5 Secrets to Advancing from Waitlist Limbo You probably have mixed emotions about being waitlisted. On the one hand, you weren't dinged and you still have a chance of gaining acceptance to your top choice school. On the other hand, you haven't been accepted yet, which...

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How to Deal with a Waitlist Situation

By - Jan 20, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Instead of a clear “yes” or “no,” some candidates will find themselves on an MBA admissions waitlist. Some schools, such as the Wharton School or Harvard Business School, ask candidates not to provide additional material. Many programs, however, will accept new items of information and...

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