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Six Steps for Successful MBA Reapplicants

By Vince Ricci

How to reapply to an MBA program: three questions to ask yourself after being denied admission

Did you submit an MBA application in a previous year that resulted in a denial? Here are some tips for how to reapply successfully. We start with three questions to ask yourself after being denied admission

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The Value of the AIGAC conference.

AIGAC co-founder Linda Abraham and Conference Social Media Director, Don Osborne on the value of the AIGAC conference.

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Waitlisted? Now what?

By Adam Markus, Graduate Admissions Guru

As MBA results roll in with  all their joy, pain, and annoyance have more or less emerged, some people will find themselves  admitted, others outright rejected, and others in that netherworld known as waitlist. For some, the wait will actually end relatively quickly, but for others, the wait might very well continue, well, for months and months. For some, the waitlist will ultimately convert into a ding.

While I have no numbers yet, my expectation is that admissions acceptances to top programs like Booth, HBS,  MIT and Wharton will have become lower for fall 2014 entry (Class of 2016) because of  making the essay burden lower (HBS, MIT, Wharton), proactive use of waitlisting to decrease an acceptance rate that is too high given its ranking (Booth)  and increase yield (Booth and Wharton, Haas and others likely), and overall  market effects…

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Welcome to the new AIGAC Blog. Here you will find articles and information from the AIGAC committee and other graduate admissions experts. Please see for details about the organization, membership and contact details and how to join.

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