Ready For An MBA? Why It's Important to apply at the Right Time

You've probably heard people say that there is no magic formula for success; however, there is one component that most successful endeavors have in common: timing. The ability to choose precisely the right moment to act on an idea is essential. 

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Ready for an MBA...or for the next big thing in Your Life? Part I

If you read our previous blog on how Berkeley-Haas students knew they were ready for an MBA, you may have found others who share similar circumstances or considerations to your own. And perhaps you have more in common beyond the pursuit of an MBA. In addition to their MBA programs, Haas students balance eventful personal lives outside the classroom. In this two-part series, learn these same students knew they were ready to start another exciting chapter, be it an upcoming marriage, a baby on the way, a growing family, or a changing career.

George James, of our full-time MBA programon being ready to get married:

My wife, Zula, who is Mongolian, and I had a whirlwind courtship.  

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GMAT. GRE. Grrr! How to Take the Pain out of MBA Test Prep

It’s universal. Studying for and taking the entrance exams required for admission to many MBA programs is a low point for many in the MBA application process. 

And yet, there’s no getting around it: You'll need to take the GMAT or GRE in order to apply to a top MBA program.

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