5 Business School Application Hacks to Improve Admissions Potential to Top Schools

By Stratus Admissions Counseling

The business school applications process is a rigorous and intimidating triathlon of sorts, a multi-stage event requiring endurance, speed, and keen strategy. Moreover, it requires a tri-athlete’s ability to separate oneself from the herd of sharp-elbowed competitors.

Last year, only 1 in 10 applicants were accepted to the top-ranked business schools in the United States – Harvard Business School, The Wharton School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. The Yale School of Management rejected 89 of every 100 candidates while MIT’s Sloan School of Management passed on 91 out of 100.

There are no shortcuts to preparing a compelling application package for any of the top-ranked U.S. schools on your list. However, I have five hacks to help you differentiate yourself from a large pool of generally qualified candidates and to improve your chances of getting into your preferred MBA program.

  1. Answer these “three whys”
  2. Choose the best recommenders — your mentors
  3. Learn the application process
  4. Get to know each school on your application list
  5. Let the school get to know you

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