Knowing that the top MBA programs value excellence professionally, academically and in your extracurricular activities, you should strive to strengthen your credentials in these areas even if you have no glaring deficits. During the time you have between your last application and your reapplication to a business school, you should be certain to continue to build your credentials and be able to articulate those improvements in a reapplication or reapplicant essay. For example, if you had a low college GPA, you ideally should be able to point to some online courses you have taken since applying that have helped strengthen your academic and/or analytical skills. If your feedback session with an admissions committee member indicated you did not perform well in your interview, you should be able to point to some opportunities you have taken to get more practice with public speaking. If you determined that your extracurricular activities were weak, you should be able to point to new activities you have engaged in since your last application. Even if you did not have a notable weakness in these areas, showing continued growth is a plus. For example, even if a candidate had a high GPA and GMAT score, it will only impress the committee if that candidate moves forward to gain extra training, takes an online business-relevant course or gains a reputable certification. A demonstrated commitment to continual growth, even when a weakness is not present, is an asset. Be certain to articulate through your essays all you have done to make yourself an even better candidate as you reapply.
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But if you’re finished with the GMAT, focus your energy on the other sections of the MBA application that give you the power to affect how you appear as a candidate, like the application essays.
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Before the GMAT test begins, there are two essays called the AWA – Analytical Writing Assessment. Students often have many questions about these essays. I used the essay score as a tool. The AWA essay responses were never included in any applications I read. I looked at the AWA scores and compared them to the essays I read in the application. If an applicant scored a low score on the AWA such as a 3 (out of a possible 6), and yet the individual's application essays were brilliant, I would make a note of this discrepancy. As a student or graduate reader, I never made an assumption as to whether there was anything dishonest about an application. I didn’t feel I had the skill to make that call. My goal was to identify a possible discrepancy and call it to the attention of the admissions staff and let them make the decision on how to proceed.