Don’t expect an outstanding letter of recommendation, without some effort on your side. Have you thought about making an MBA recommendation package? An alum of UCLA Anderson’s Fully Employed part-time MBA Program (FEMBA) shares a great way to prepare your recommender for a letter that presents you in the best light.
Most candidates don’t realize the power of a strong written MBA essay. Instead of making it a fun and reflective process, many will stare blankly at a screen for hours, leave it behind, and then rush to write a dreadful slew of words a week before the deadline. The Economist shares a better alternative, that might just lead you closer to a victorious admission glory.