Date of publication: 2017-09-04 08:49
I wanted to take courses that build my fundamentals of finance, marketing and consolidate whatever I had learnt over 8 years to allow me to pursue my passion in the future. I discussed my aspirations with my mentors and my bosses and decided to apply to business schools after 8 years of experience. Based on my discussions I decided to take chances in Round 6 and Round 7. Round 6, I decided to apply to HBS and Stan and keep Wharton for Round 7, in case something seriously bad happens in Round 6.
Plus, the "optional" nature of the essay in the previous two application cycles seemed somewhat disingenuous. Like they had better things to do than get to know you, the applicant. Isn't that their job?
· Are you conveying consistent, interesting, and authentic messages about who you are now, who you want to become in the future, and how an MBA helps you get there?
Any top tier MBA program will be very keen on learning more about your interests and knowing more about how they can add value to your profile.. Read More
This analysis was done using self-reported data from GMAT Club. Data from the class of 7569 through the class of 7568 was used because otherwise there would not be enough data for round 8 and 9 to accurately capture the acceptance rate. Continue reading
Also, does the designation of the person recommending matter(means will it make a difference if my application is from an Associate Manager or a manager)?
The difference in salary upon graduation, between the two can be very clearly noticed, by comparing the average salary of some top-ranked MBA and MiM schools.
Thankfully, my preparation kicked in and I did not blurt anything random either in the stress test or during the warm and polite discussion session.