[INFOGRAPHIC] MBA Applicants: Which Admissions Issues Stress Them Out?

MBA admissions is stressful, and applicants are worried about the weaknesses in their profile. This infographic shows you how many are owrried about a low gmat low gpa no international work experience fewer promotions limited community service no blue-chip company experience

Every. Single. Applicant to b-school is stressed out. Trust me. Yes, even the people who pretend that they’re chillaxed about it alll.

Almost 1,000 people so far have tried out the ApplicantLab “Strengths and Weaknesses” module, where you enter in information about yourself, and which aspects of your candidacy are keeping you up at night. In return, you get a quick “snapshot” of which “first impression” you might make on an admissions committee, as well as detailed advice for how to counter-balance any “red flags” or weaknesses in your profile.

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I thought it might be useful to share some of the findings from this data set.


Maybe it will help you realize that the stuff you’re worried about?  Well — there’s a chance that a lot of other people are worried about it too.

So, despite the occasional cocky posturing we see on message boards, the fact is that almost everyone is worried about something.

I’ve compiled a few of the more interesting findings into this infographic:

MBA applicants are worried about what admissions committees will think about various elements of their profile competitiveness such as their GPA GMAT score age international experience lack of promotions too old too young working for a family business losing a job unemployment and other red flags and weaknesses in their MBA application profile


What did you think of this? Did any of it surprise you?

Which element of YOUR MBA admissions profile is keeping YOU up at night?

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