Seven Deadly Sins for MBA Applicants

Posted by TheMBATour on 09 November 2011 / 0 Comments

By Donald Martin, Author of Road Map for Graduate Study

  1. Rude or arrogant behavior
  2. Dishonesty
  3. Too much contact
  4. Not following directions
  5. Sending wrong or non-proofed information (essays, recommendations, etc.)
  6. Asking questions you could answer for yourself
  7. Leaving something completely unaddressed, or making excuses when addressing it

For 7 ways to get positively noticed as an applicant, 7 deadly sins for applicants, responding to the notification decision, and much more, go to Dr. Martin’s website and review his book Road Map for Graduate Study: A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students. The website address is

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