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Round 1 vs Round 2 [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2010, 13:42
Hello all,

I have my GMAT date scheduled on August 31st and am planning to apply for Fall'11. I might be cutting it tight for Round 1 applications as most of the deadlines are in October. I am just curious of admission chances for Round 1 vs Round 2. My friends told me that Round 1 always has greater weightage than Round 2. Is it true? If yes/no, can you please let me know of any advantages/disadvantages of Round 1 vs Round 2? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Round 1 vs Round 2 [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2010, 15:35
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krishna3891 wrote:
Hello all,

I have my GMAT date scheduled on August 31st and am planning to apply for Fall'11. I might be cutting it tight for Round 1 applications as most of the deadlines are in October. I am just curious of admission chances for Round 1 vs Round 2. My friends told me that Round 1 always has greater weightage than Round 2. Is it true? If yes/no, can you please let me know of any advantages/disadvantages of Round 1 vs Round 2? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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Short answer is Linda's Rule: "Apply in the earliest round possible PROVIDED you don't compromise the quality of your application."

For the longer version, please see "MBA Admission: The Great Round 1/Round 2 Fight"

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Re: Round 1 vs Round 2 [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2010, 10:03
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krishna3891 wrote:
Hello all,

I have my GMAT date scheduled on August 31st and am planning to apply for Fall'11. I might be cutting it tight for Round 1 applications as most of the deadlines are in October. I am just curious of admission chances for Round 1 vs Round 2. My friends told me that Round 1 always has greater weightage than Round 2. Is it true? If yes/no, can you please let me know of any advantages/disadvantages of Round 1 vs Round 2? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
K


Short answer is Linda's Rule: "Apply in the earliest round possible PROVIDED you don't compromise the quality of your application."

For the longer version, please see "MBA Admission: The Great Round 1/Round 2 Fight"

Best,
Linda


Thanks for the quick reply Linda.
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