MBA Recommendation Advice

By Dr. Aviva Hirschfeld Legatt, VivED Consulting LLC

There is a myth that the higher the social or professional status of the recommender, the more competitive or impressive the recommendation reads to the admission committee. Rather than search your Rolodex or LinkedIn for a long list VIP contact, look at your immediate professional circle. Someone who has directly supervised and observed your work will be in the best position to comment about your candidacy for the MBA program. When you have made the decision to apply for an MBA, make sure to share your plans and goals for studying for the MBA with these individuals and seek their advice.

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