As the round 1 deadline nears, you will want your family and friends to support you by helping you find any unforeseen mistakes in your MBA application.
While that’s the best way to figure out any mistakes that you may have made in the seemingly perfect MBA application form, you may want to be aware of the negatives towards it.
Your friends and family want the best for you, and in that process they may, while reviewing your MBA application give you a lot of suggestions. Perhaps your family member or friend himself is an MBA and is of the opinion that a certain answer should only be answered in the way that got him selected. Let us remind you that you have spent countless hours figuring out the perfect MBA application essay for yourself. Let these friendly suggestions not rip you out of your MBA seat.
You should strongly advice your friends and family to focus on grammar, spelling mistakes and any incoherent mistakes that you may have made in the applications. While they may still be keen on making suggestions, you should take them with a smile but not to the mind or heart.
Go about changing just the obvious mistakes and do not reinvent the wheel at the end moment. You’ve worked with your MBA admissions consultant and crafted the best story possible, do not re-work on it.
I will end this article with the lines from a beautiful song of Baz Luhrmann – Everybody’s Free
Be careful whose advice you buy, but, be patient with those who
supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of
fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the
ugly parts and recycling it for more than