We met Murad, an MBA candidate, who told us how and why he decided to pursue an MBA degree. He also shared invaluable tips when applying for the best business schools around the world. Finally, Murad explained his strategy for his GRE preparation. Get to know him better by reading the conversation we had during the Access MBA event in Sofia on May 11, 2019.
Maybe you’ve heard the old adage, no two snowflakes are alike. Similarly, each MBA candidate is reviewed as a unique individual—a sum of all their qualities and attributes that make them who they are. Aspects such as character and personality are important, and help a candidate stand out in the application pool. Still, there are some general criteria which the admissions committee follows before they reach that point. Reach Ivy reminds us of the minimum requirements an admission committee expects from an MBA applicant.
MBA candidates sometimes disregard the benefit of networking with accepted students before applying, and so lose out on insider information and helpful tips that may lead to admission. In the following article summary, MBA consultant Stacy Blackman shares what sets apart those students who were successfully admitted to Stanford and Harvard Business School.
You shouldn’t feel discouraged from reapplying to top MBA programs after being turned down. After six failed applications, Ed Redden shares what he learnt from the experience. Read the article summary below for some encouragement from the MBA student now successfully admitted to both Harvard and Stanford.
The MBA admissions decision all applicants dream of is “admitted” or “admitted with a scholarship”. However, the letter informing you of the AdComs decision can bring you news of a different type, such as “waitlisted”, “conditionally admitted” or “declined admission”. Always aiming for the best, you should come up with a winning strategy for each scenario.