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8 common mistakes that keep applicants from getting into business school, according to a Kellogg admissions director and an MBA consultant

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You could be the most qualified candidate in a sea of business-school hopefuls — but if you flub critical parts of your application, you’ll most likely get tossed to the side.

There are several predictable mistakes candidates make when applying to MBA programs.

Kellogg School of Management‘s senior admissions director Renee Cherubin and MBA consultant Laura Nelson, formerly admissions director at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, shared some of the biggest they’ve seen, and how to avoid them:

1. Saying what you think admissions wants to hear 

Especially in your essay, Cherubin said to answer details ⇒

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