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MBA Applicants: Overcome Background Blemishes

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,914 Senior Member
"When you apply to an MBA program, particularly at a prestigious business school, the admissions committee will scrutinize every element of your background to determine how well-rounded you are and whether you're up to the program's academic rigors.

Of course, not every applicant has a sterling backstory, and you may find yourself concerned that something in your past will hurt your chances at your dream school.

Understand, though, that you have time in advance of applying to address blemishes in your past. Here are three common challenges for MBA applicants and ways to overcome them." ...

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