How important is a Round One application? Do late
applicants even stand a chance? Dive in here for the
The Round 1 Waiting Game
Admissions committees presumably have the chance to
compare candidates from the two pools. Do they ever take
advantage of it? And could this affect someone's
Round 3 is a "Different Game"
Senior Consultant and former Harvard Business School
Director of Admissions Doug Braithwaite shares his
thoughts on what factors Round 3 applicants should keep
in mind as they prepare their applications.
The Case for Round 3 Applications
One of the most commonly heard pieces of advice
about business school admissions is that you should
avoid applying in Round 3 because Round 3 admissions are
especially tough. But is the situation really that bad?
The 'Two-Pronged' School Selection Approach
Even the smartest and best-qualified applicants need to plan their admissions
strategies carefully in order to get their desired outcomes.
Strong Applicants Welcome - Even in Round 3
We asked Senior Consultant Susan Shaffer for her opinion on whether admissions committees ever compare Round 3 applicants to the people they already have on the waitlist.
The Best Round to Submit Your Applications In Is...
A Round 3 application may be worth a try.
It's Not Too Early to Start Planning for Next Year
If you have decided you want to apply to b-school for the following application season, it's not too early to take meaningful steps towards a
successful and ultimately rewarding candidacy. Here is a list of actions you can start working on immediately.
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