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# How many schools are you planning on applying to?

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Joined: 02 Oct 2011
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10 Oct 2011, 09:34
Just to get an idea from current and past applicants who are now MBA students.

I've read that the average is around 4-5 apps/applicant.

Last edited by SOMguy on 10 Oct 2011, 12:24, edited 1 time in total.

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Affiliations: Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta
Joined: 10 Feb 2011
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Location: United States (CA)
Concentration: Marketing, General Management
GMAT 1: 770 Q49 V47
GPA: 3.9
WE: Other (Venture Capital)
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10 Oct 2011, 09:47
I'm applying to four schools for two reasons:
1) there aren't 8-10 schools that I would actually want to go to
2) I want to apply to all of my target schools in the same round so that I know what all my options are by January (but if I don't get interviews I'll apply to a safety school or two for round 2)

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Re: How many schools are you planning on applying to?   [#permalink] 10 Oct 2011, 09:47
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