I am applying to school X's MBA program.
My wife is currently a student at school X (but not for bschool)
Is this worth noting in the application somewhere? If so, where?
In general, what about family? If my sister/father/etc have attended school X (but not bschool) for BA/MA/PhD, is any of this worth noting? If so, where?
Of course! Mention the school, how fantastic it is, how well you know it already, and actually I am not against obvious name-dropping. I thin it helps a great deal (although it's no guarantee for anything). And family also helps. It's worth noting, usually in the essay where you explain why you want to go to the school, where you write something like "When my sis was at XXX, it was fantastic to see yyy and zzz, and now I want to be a part of that"
Hope this helps!
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