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by Paxton Helms - Kaplan » Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:00 pm
Keep me in the loop about your thinking and let me know if you have any more questions.


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Use Common Sense

by billybob » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:23 pm
Perhaps you are reading into the process too much. While I'm sure consultants can help your application, If you can't effectively apply to business school do you really belong in business school?

Every school in the world wants an incoming class to be filled with:
*Intelligent People
*Driven People
*Unique People - Schools love this one,If you were in the circus now is the time to share
*Diversity, the more unusual the background, the better
*Humble - Don't be arrogant or cocky
*People who will make a lot of money and will give back

There is no rocket science involved in applying to business school. You cant change who you are, what your grades are, where you worked etc... Work with what you have, put everything you have accomplished in an intelligent coherent application and you will be fine. REMEMBER - the person reading your application is JUST another PERSON. They eat and sleep just like you do. There's mo magic pill. Hope this helps your application.

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by MyMbaCircle » Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:54 pm
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by [email protected] » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:05 am
There are 3 resources I'd encourage you to use:
Completely free:
1. - Has incredible number of Free Guides that in my opinion are exceptional.
2. - Watch my MBA Success Stories interview series where I break down the application process with successful applicants

Limited budget:
3. - Great way to get admissions help in a very limited budget