There are plenty of opinions about which application round is the best one to apply in. The straight answer is that there is certainly an advantage to applying in the first round, but never enough of an edge to make up for an application that is even a few degrees below the best one you are capable of given more time to prepare.
Planning for an MBA
A Dartmouth/Tuck student reflects on the things he learned along the admissions journey that would have been useful to know at the start.
Patrick Salmon, Senior Admissions Assistant for Kellogg provides some great advice on how and why to start your application submission process early.
Pat H. in the admissions team at Dartmouth/Tuck, recently presented a number of tips on planning for your MBA application.
The Chicago Booth team addressed some common concerns/questions about Round 3 as well as provided a few important pointers to consider when putting together your application.
Many younger MBA applicants are concerned about whether they have “enough” work experience to be competitive in top MBA programs. We outline a number of ways to improve your competitiveness in this important area.