It may or may not be fair, but many of you are going to get at least a few rejections. What are you going to do about them?
First and foremost—if you’ve gotten dinged at your top choice school, that doesn’t mean that you’re never going to get in. It doesn’t even mean that you won’t be going to school next year.
And so my first point is: DON’T GIVE UP.
However, you do need to respond constructively. For the Four Reasons for Rejection and tips on how to do exactly that, please see this video.
For the MBA wannabes among you, you may also be interested in:
- Take 2—How to Reapply Right to Business School, an on demand video.
- Create a Better Sequel, an ebook.
For all of you, if you don’t know why you were rejected or would you like expert advice on improving your next application, please consider an application review: