Posts Tagged ‘mba letters of recommendation’

All You Need to Know About Recommenders & Recommendations

By - Aug 1, 06:30 AM   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. But this is really not the case. There are...

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MBA Letters Of Recommendation: Who, When, What, Where & How

By - Jun 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Selecting your recommenders requires a strategy. I like to begin with the basics: Who, When, What, Where, and How. I also like to suggest that you waive your right to access it. The waiver makes the recommendation more credible to the admissions committee. Who? Who are the...

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MBA Admissions: Selecting Your Recommenders

By - Apr 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Selecting Your Recommenders" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. The best letters of recommendation come from people who have seen you perform. The weakest letters are of the “character reference” variety (from the clergy member who knows you only...

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Introducing the Common Letter of Recommendation

By - Aug 2, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

In an effort to streamline and simplify the letter of recommendation writing process, a few top business schools with the cooperation of GMAC have released the new Common Letter of Recommendation. This is an initiative, according to the GMAC website, to “help reduce the burden...

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10 Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation

By - Aug 1, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Pass these tips on to your recommenders for LORs that impress the admissions officers and ensure that they want to accept you. 10 Tips for Recommenders: 1. Review a copy of the applicant's personal statement or application essays so that your letter of recommendation can dovetail with--not...

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How Not to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

By - Jan 11, 02:20 AM   Comments [0]

Your recommenders are doing you a favor, so the least you can do is make their job easier by following proper LOR etiquette. Breaking these important letter of rec rules may result in your recommenders deciding not to dish out the most favorable review. Stay...

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UT McCombs Now Allows LinkedIn Recommendations

By - Sep 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to UT McCombs? Then you’ll want to read about this important new twist on the recommendation requirement. Starting with the current application cycle, applicants to UT McCombs will have two options when it comes to submitting letters of recommendation: You can: 1. Send...

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MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation

By - Jun 22, 23:06 PM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. The best letters of recommendation come from people who have seen you perform. The weakest letters are of the “character reference” variety (from the clergy member who knows you only...

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What if I Cannot Ask My Direct Supervisor for a Rec?

By - Jun 11, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

From MBA Admit.com, www.mbaadmit.com What if I Cannot Ask My Direct Supervisor for a Rec? There are many candidates who do not feel they can inform their direct supervisor that they are applying to business school because their direct supervisor might get upset that they will be...

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