Guide to Your MBA Recommendation Letters

Posted by Erica Zendell on 6/22/15 1:38 PM

Go ahead, ask him for a letter! [Image source: The Office} 

Letters of recommendation, those sneaky devils. Despite being a critical component of the application, a lot of prospective MBAs pay little mind to obtaining their letters of recommendation. As a b-school hopeful, you might be more concerned with taking the GMAT or crafting the perfect application essay. Totally understandable, but I’m here to tell you that your letters of recommendation deserve a bit more attention than you might be giving them. 

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MBA Admissions: The 4 Keys to Business School Selection

Posted by Erica Zendell on 10/20/14 9:00 AM

One of the less effective business school selection methods

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MD/MBA Admissions: Q&A with the Director of Harvard’s MD/MBA Program

Posted by Sally Tan on 9/17/14 9:58 AM

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GRE vs. GMAT: Which test should I take pre-MBA admissions?

Posted by Sophie Pauze on 7/4/14 7:52 AM

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MBA Admissions: Keeping the Lights On After Business School

Posted by Greg Page on 6/11/14 8:46 AM

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Business School Admissions: The Rules of Committee

Posted by Greg Page on 5/9/14 10:39 AM

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Careers: The Fruit of the Schmooze

Posted by Christine Hsieh on 4/28/14 9:59 AM


In my previous post I talked about networking, the professional socializing so often dreaded by introverts.  To further illustrate how natural and even potentially pleasant networking can be, this week I am offering real life examples of how it brought me success.  I’ll first provide a little context: when I am not working as an academic tutor, mentoring, or writing, I am off trying to build a company to make people healthier.  These vignettes draw from my experiences with that endeavor.

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The GMAT Tutor: The Finer Points of Leverage

Posted by Greg Page on 4/25/14 9:17 AM

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The GMAT Tutor: Feeling Stressed About the GMAT? Good.

Posted by Greg Page on 4/9/14 9:44 AM

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Business School Admissions:The Gentleman's B-School

Posted by Greg Page on 3/3/14 11:49 AM

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