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How to Blow Your Chances of Getting Into a Top Business School

With the top business schools rejecting up to 90 percent of their applicants, many of whom are more than qualified, how can aspiring MBAs manage the admissions process? Avoiding these common mistakes can improve your chances of getting into a top-rated B-school, even if your record is not perfect:

Relying only on second-hand information
Cruising B-school websites and YouTube channels will get you only so far. Leave the house and visit the schools you want to get into. Speak with faculty and current and former students to see if this is the right place for you.