You are here because you have made the decision of getting an MBA.
First off, you can give yourself a pat on your shoulder because you have made the right decision.
One thing you need to keep in mind is that the school that you going to apply for may or may not have a typical recruiting team.
For those who are new in this field, recruiting teams are responsible for selecting a candidate for their institution. It is not just the MBA; any other recruiting team is responsible for selecting.
Nonetheless, MBA recruiting teams look for a number of factors, when in the application.
This process can be lengthy and really stressful because they are looking for people with a strategic and international mindset, which is a key factor for MBA jobs.
But you do not have to stress out anymore because we have 10 great tips that will help you to get into an MBA program.
Call them steps or tip, that is up to you but make sure that you follow them because if you miss even one step, there are chances that you might not make it. So, calm down and let begin.
Tips for Getting Admission:
Again, do not be hasty and rush through the process bu take some time to think and then carry on with other steps when filling the application.
1. MBA Category:
Select the perfect MBA for yourself, a huge mistake that people make is that they do not give it a though and apply. Do not do that if you want your application to be a success then conduct proper research before selecting an MBA category. See what works best for you, what skills you have and most importantly what can be the cause of your success.
2. Applying Early:
Here is a smart trick, in order to make your chance, apply early because most of the schools close their admissions once the seats are filled. So, just to be on the safe side, apply early because your application will have higher chances of getting accepted.
3. Read Information Correctly:
Read all the guidelines and information for the application process. What people do is that they do not read the information carefully and end up missing a step or two which gets their application rejected. Invest proper time, if you want to secure your seat in the school you are trying for.
4. Select Your GMAT:
By that we mean, selection of GMAT date and study really hard for it. Getting a good score on GMAT should be your main goal because it will make your chances even higher. For that, you will have to actually study not CRAM, STUDY!
5. Go Unique:
Another mistake that people make is that they use the same material for their motivational letter as the recommendation letter. Don’t just tell them one story about your career, tell a different one, something that goes with your other skills also because nobody likes repeated things. Make your application stand out.
6. Do Not Add Irrelevant Information in Your CV:
Let your CV or Resume speak for you, by that we mean, create a CV or resume that depicts who you are and what skills you have and why you are the best person for it. Now don’t go adding all the irrelevant or untrue facts in your CV or Resume.
Essays are another important reason why your application can get expected or rejected. Write an essay that would address the requirement but also tell them why you are good. Keep it structured, formal, and striking. Also, do not forget to proofread.
8. Check for Deadlines:
This is the step that people often overlook, what you need to do is, not miss any important date. Different universities have different deadlines, so you will have to plan your application submission according to those dates.
9. Recommendation Letter:
This is very important to select the right person for your recommendation because your recommendation letter should complement your skills. Do not forget that recommendation letters convey why you will be a good candidate for that program.
10. Complete Application:
This is the last step on your end, before submitting the application, check thoroughly that you have met all their requirements and you have all the documents and your application is complete. Once, you have cross-checked, you can submit your application.
We have discussed a few tips and their importance when it comes to applying for the application. We hope that these tips will help you, in getting your admission.
Hubert (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Founder of MBA Center, an elite test prep and admission consulting organization collaborating with the best test prep centers in Europe and India. Over the last 24 years, Hubert has developed the World MBA Tour and co-founded ACCESS MBA. Hubert’s passion is teaching, though. Holder of a perfect 800, Hubert has trained thousands of GMAT students, written and developed over 50 TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, SAT, and GMAT prep books, software and e-learning platforms.
Hubert has the most impressive track record in the industry with 3,000+ MIM, MIF, MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D. students accepted in the best universities in the world such as Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, MIT, Columbia, Chicago, INSEAD, LBS, Oxford, Cambridge, HEC.