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Hello! And welcome to the second of my two-part article on the frequently asked questions about pursuing an MBA in the United States.
Hello! And welcome to the first of a two-part article on the frequently asked questions about pursuing an MBA in the United States.
...Here’s the catch: You need to do this RIGHT AWAY. Universities will be looking to fill their empty spots after National College Decision Day on May 1.
Being waitlisted is tough.
And I’m sorry to report that getting off of a waitlist is also tough. Sometimes very tough.
But it isn’t all doom-and-gloom. Some applicants do move from the waitlist to the admissions pile. If you’re hoping to be one of them, you can improve your chances by...
Fall in love with your university! (And other things you must do before applying to college in the United States.)
Finding the right school “fit” is extremely important. Not only will the university be your home for two or more years, but the classes you take and the people you meet will greatly impact your future. I mention this because so many of my clients rely almost exclusively on school/program ranking and fail to consider other important factors in their decision, such as research/internship opportunities, access to professors, networking (faculty and friends), and potential for happiness. If you are not happy with the school you’ve chosen, you statistically have a much lower chance of being a successful student.
You made it! All your hard work over the past four years has paid off and you're headed to college in the fall!
First of all, congratulations! Preparing for and applying to college is no easy feat, and you deserve some much-deserved celebration and relaxation.
But before you completely shirk any and all responsibilities, don't forget about the following...
Struggling with procrastination?? Me too. This is the BEST technique, in my opinion, to actually get things done...