EXPLAINING BLEMISHES ON THE B-SCHOOL APPLICATION

BUSINESSWEEK
Jan 12, 2010

The magazine’s “Getting In” blog reports that some mistakes and indiscretions do not necessarily ruin an applicant’s chances of getting into a top business school. While the background checks business schools implement usually verify only the accuracy of what you have shared with the school, corporate recruiters might delve deeper. Do a Google search of your name and be aware of any personal information that is on the Internet, suggests JOHN ROEDER, director of MBA admissions at the Owen Graduate School of Management (Owen Full-Time MBA Profile) at Vanderbilt. It takes seconds to search someone's name online, and anyone from a business school to a potential employer might do it.

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