The temperature is dropping, the trees are changing colors, and the days are getting shorter. Yep, it’s Nature’s way of reminding you that your bschool apps will be due sooner than you think. Accordingly, the news across the Web has been LOADED with great advice on how to apply, how to get your LORs, and the personal strengths and characteristics needed for an MBA.
Read this now, even if HBS is not one of your target schools (although we can’t imagine why it wouldn’t be).
Choose early, and choose people who know you well that you can rely on.
Think of it this way—when you graduate, you need to sell yourself to get a job, and demonstrating strong character is part of your appeal.
Trick question. Aside from general age group, most MBA students don’t fit a particular “profile.”