Recommendations: An MBA Applicant's Best Friend

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I’d like to focus this week on recommendation letters as part of your MBA application strategy. This part of the application should be tailored to each school, based on its requirements and your personal strategy. At the time you submit your application (for most schools), recommendation letters provide the only external view on your candidacy. While you get to select which recommenders to use, most of you will opt to waive your rights to review the recommendations themselves, which means you will never really know what your recommender had to say about you.  Here are a few pointers regarding recommendations:

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