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Change of Goals for Reapplicants [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2011, 23:24
I am a reapplicant for the Fall 2012 season..I wanted to know from all the experienced folks out here, how will changing goals from last year's app be viewed by ad coms..

In my case, my short term goals stay unchanged because I was very clear even last year what I wanted to do immediately post MBA. However, having researched & thought a lot over the past year, I feel that the long term goals that I had projected in my last years apps don't really hold water and my interests lie elsewhere...To be specific, last year's long term goals were more around general management whereas I believe my long term interests really lie on the Entrepreneurship side of things..

I am not sure how will this change in long term goals be looked upon by the ad coms of various schools. I know for sure that they will go back and check my last year's app..Should I stick to what I had written last year or definitely go with what I think right now?

Any thoughts??

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Re: Change of Goals for Reapplicants [#permalink] New post 06 Sep 2011, 21:19
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You can absolutely change your long-term goals! And maybe even should. An important part of the application process for reapplicants, is, besides showing how much you improved, that you reconsidered what you had done and proposed in last year's application. Of course, you want your goals to make more sense than last year's and not less! So everything is ultimately a case by case decision. But there's no problem with changing your goals, as long as you explain your logic.

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Re: Change of Goals for Reapplicants   [#permalink] 06 Sep 2011, 21:19
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