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The merit of applying R1 vs. R2 , do you agree ?

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Director
Joined: 20 Apr 2005
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The merit of applying R1 vs. R2 , do you agree ? [#permalink]

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14 Jul 2005, 15:06
I found a very interesting perspective on this:

http://www.mbaapplicant.com/3_timing.htm

What do you folks think ?
CEO
Joined: 17 Jul 2004
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14 Jul 2005, 19:37
This is a good commentary on the "when to apply" debate but I did not find anything particularly revolutionary about the advice on the relative merits of each round. It seems consistent with the standard advice: ceteris paribus apply early.
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18 Jul 2005, 16:14
Hjort wrote:
This is a good commentary on the "when to apply" debate but I did not find anything particularly revolutionary about the advice on the relative merits of each round. It seems consistent with the standard advice: ceteris paribus apply early.

One question: assuming one's application is fully prepared. Is it really preferable to submit during Round 1 (even it it means "swimming with the sharks") than during Round 2, where the bulk of the applicants submit theirs ?

In other words, is the rejection rate inherently higher in Round 1 as the admission officers start off by being the most picky ?
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Re: The merit of applying R1 vs. R2 , do you agree ? [#permalink]

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17 Jun 2010, 01:45
i agree
Re: The merit of applying R1 vs. R2 , do you agree ?   [#permalink] 17 Jun 2010, 01:45
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