Lors for B school

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Lors for B school

by Ash297 » Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:09 am
Hi, I’ve graduated bachelors degree 3 years ago and since then I’ve been working in a NGO.
I’ve decided to apply for B school now and I’ve decided to get my LORs form my team supervisors in the NGO since I was never really close to any of my professors from college. I wanted to know if this would be fine or if I should compulsorily get 1 LOR from my professors? Thank you.


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Re: Lors for B school

by MargaretStrother » Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:58 am
You're in luck! For top graduate business programs such as the MBA, where applicants have typically spent three or more years in the work force before applying, academic recommendations are actually discouraged. Ideally, you would want one recommendation from your current professional supervisor, and one from a previous supervisor who can add a different perspective on your career growth. Applicants from the non-profit sector are particularly prized in top b-schools, because of the diversity of perspective and community contribution that they bring to the classroom, so you have a lot of potential as an applicant.

Best of luck!
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