MBA News Weekly: Advice for Round 2 from Top Programs

mba news weeklyOur weekly roundup of MBA News:

Waiting until Round 3 to apply to b-school used to be a long-shot, but not anymore. B-schools are embracing last-minute candidates, according to WSJ, and looking for unconventional of offbeat applicants.

The number of veterans taking the GMAT has jumped 22% this year. Poets and Quants looks at the increase in veteran b-school applicants.

Changing your career every few years pushes leaders to keep learning and ultimately find meaningful work. Stanford GSB looks into a career strategy called “repotting”, or constantly rebooting your career.

Stephanie Kernwein Thrane, Admissions Director at LBS, shares what differentiates a good MBA candidate from a great one. On Admissions Office Blog @ LBS.

Rodrigo Malta, Director of Texas MBA Admissions, gives some advice for Round 2 applicants. On Texas MBA Insider.

Round 2 Applicant Advice from the HBS Admissions Director. On HBS Admissions Blog.

Information for Round 2 Applicants to UChicago Booth.. On Booth Insider.

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