Recommendation Letter for MBA Application

Most MBA Applicants spend so much time on GMAT and Essays that they forget to invest time and effort in one of the most critical aspects of MBA Application – Recommendation letter.

The first step of managing the recommendation letter writing process is selecting the right recommender. You don’t need CEOs or project heads as your recommender. You need someone who is invested in your success. We have often seen top management showing indifference towards a candidate’s plan for an MBA. Don’t ask them for recommendation.

The second step in recommendation letter writing process is managing recommenders. Most of you might have experience leading a small team. How about managing someone who is many years senior to you? They might even be responsible for evaluating your performance. This can be tricky and you should be sensitive towards their work schedule. If you are too lenient, the recommendation letter might not be completed on time.

To manage the recommendation letter writing process, Stacy Blackman has released Recommendation Letters for MBA Applications guide.

Inside the Recommendation Letters for MBA Application guide, you will find:

1) Tips to select a recommender under any circumstances
2) How to carefully manage the recommendation process, from selecting the right recommenders to ensuring effective content
3) How to elicit the strongest and most compelling responses from those who write on your behalf
4) Eight Sample Recommendations, covering different scenarios
5) Sample Templates that can be used for preparing your recommendation letter.

Download 8 Sample Recommendation Letters and read this guide. Don’t forget to pass the guide to your recommender.

P.S: We advise against writing your own recommendation letter. Coach the recommender. Provide them with the summary of your profile, achievements and your uniqueness. Some recommenders will ask for a detailed profile. Be prepared with your detailed profile, before approaching a recommender.

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