Posts Tagged ‘recommendation letters’

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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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Admissions Myths

By - Dec 2, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford MBA Admission Blog has published a trio of posts in November designed to dispel some of the misleading myths that continue to confound applicants. From interview questions to recommendation letter queries to work experience concerns, the admissions team at Stanford Graduate School of...

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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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How to Cope With B-School Rejections

By - May 7, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn’t always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process, if your status changes from hoping and waiting to officially denied, it can seem...

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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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Strategize and Manage the MBA Recommendation Process

By - Sep 13, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Some MBA applicants view recommendations as a part of the business school application process that can be put on auto-pilot. But make no mistake; even this part of your file will require a significant...

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Recommendation Letters Tips

By - May 30, 09:16 AM   Comments [0]

Most business schools require two or three letters of recommendation as part of the admissions process. In most cases, the schools request that the recommender send the recommendation online, through the school’s application system. The recommendations are among the most significant components of your application....

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By - Feb 5, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

9 Questions with a GMATClub Member – looking for volunteers for Class of 2012 candidates Veritas Prep Annual Reports - free Business School Guides Disclosing Information on B-School Apps - how did you handle the personal questions? Recommendation Letters - how do you ask your supervisor for a...

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