Reapplying


Rejected. There’s Hope! Wharton Re-Applicant Success Story We will be posting profiles of candidates who were rejected when applying to Wharton without our assistance (some without interviews!) but were admitted to Wharton the very next year after working with us to improve their candidacies. Let’s begin with this candidate who was rejected (after working with one of the priciest consulting companies) from Wharton without...

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Rejected. Now What? There’s Hope – 4 Top Options… It’s the time of the year when candidates receive the results of their Round 2 applications. Candidates also begin to learn if they have made it off of Round 1 waitlists. Because many of the Top-15 MBA programs have acceptance rates of only 12-20%, a large number of applicants can be disappointed with their outcomes, particularly if they approached the application process...

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7 Best Practices for Reapplicants


Posted By on Mar 11, 2016

  7 Best Practices for Reapplicants At many of the top MBA programs, admission rates are as low as 7-13%. Significantly, this means that 87-93% of all applicants in a given year are rejected!  So if you received a rejection letter from one of your top-choice MBA programs, you are not alone. You may find yourself doubting whether you put your best application forward and whether it is possible to have a better outcome if you...

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Redirecting Attention From a Low GPA


Posted By on Jun 4, 2015

Strategies for Redirecting Attention Away from a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are many strategies that can be effective for redirecting attention away from a less-than-ideal GPA to successes and achievements that can potentially persuade a business school admissions committee to grant admission to you.  Essays are usually key, as are the recommendations. Your GMAT Score, an “alternative transcript”, and your work experience can also help...

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Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are some broad factors that the admissions committee will take into account as reasons that can justify a lower-than-ideal GPA (and hence the admissions committee might not be looking at your lower-than-ideal GPA as a problem at all).  These factors can vary from what we at MBA Admit.com call “extreme extenuating circumstances” to “reasonably acceptable explanations.” When...

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Is My GPA High Enough?


Posted By on Jun 4, 2015

Is My GPA High Enough? “I’m really concerned about my poor college performance.  Is my GPA too low to gain admission to a top MBA program?” This is one of the most frequent questions we at MBA Admit.com hear from aspiring MBA applicants. There is no one-size-fits-all response to this query. If you conduct research about each business school’s average GPA for matriculating students, you can gain a sense about how a business school...

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