MBA Applicants

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This bowl is for all fishes who are applying to MBA programs

For those who have MBA consultants to help craft personal story, how much $$ did you spend on this?

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Anyone have a good approach for improving the verbal score? My V is was behind the Q score

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How do you find out what’s out there, to know specifically how an MBA will help you achieve your career goals? I’ve been in consulting for a year and liked it so far, but still don’t know what I want … more

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What’s the best way to prep for GMAT?

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If you went to a considerably below average undergrad institution, is wanting a network a compelling enough answer to “why an MBA?”

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Anyone worked with Jeremy at MBAmission? He seems good but also $8k 😱😬

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Laptop for b school: my current surface pro 3 vs a Surface Book

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Do you think with the recent immigration laws that it will deter international students from applying??

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What roles do former MBB target after getting an MBA? Is it common to go back to MBB?

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How important are letters of rec? I was on one project for 2.5 years (big IT transformation). I got incredible reviews from my managers and client when there but didn’t leave on the best terms with th… more

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Have a 30minutes free consultation session with Stacy Blackman next week. Any preparation required on my end? I mostly want to get their thoughts on applying in R1 vs R2 for HSW given COVID deferrals

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Asian female, 3.7 gpa cornell engineering, 720 gmat, will be applying with 3 yoe at ZS. Is it possible for me to get into HSW with my existing stats?

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South Asian male with experience in PE Opps and M&A Consulting. Went to an average state school with a -3.6 GPA in Finance/Accounting. Poor test taker, do I have a chance at M7/T10 with a 700 GMAT… more

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720 GMAT, Indian applicant with 3 years US experience + 1 year international. Should I retake for M7/T10?

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Has anyone taken the GMAT in person in NYC? I see some dates available in July, but the next available date is in October at literally all the testing centers?? Is this normal, or is it bc testing cen… more

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680 gmat score, URM, first generation Latino, 3.5 from a t20 ug. Shooting for M7. Should I retake and try to get over 700? My initial score was a 440 and I managed to get it up in around 2.5 months.

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Profile: Indian with 5 years of consulting + Industry experience (Corporate finance) 750 GMAT Undergrad (Engineerin) from an average college with an average score Do I stand any chance in Ivys?

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What advice would you have for someone straight out of undergrad planning to take GMAT this year (while working full time)? Any tips on useful resources (eg books, programs, websites, etc), how to stu… more

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Can any of the one-year MBAs share their experience? My experience lends itself well fir my goals and this track, but I wonder if anyone has felt regret not doing the two-program instead?

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Need advice on whether or not to use an MBA consultant. Any opinions / thoughts appreciated! Situation: just turned down a promotion and quit my job because it doesn’t align with my career goals and w… more

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