Zip Right Through Those B School Applications

So you want to go to business school. Your first assignment: Set aside about 10 hours to complete each mind-numbing, head-scratching 20-page application. That's maybe 50 hours of hard slogging for the typical MBA candidate, who applies to three to five schools. Make sure every application is neatly typed, and that your name, birthplace, and social security number fit just right.

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