SBC Scoop: How To Get Ahead by Planning Ahead

By - Aug 7, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. About a year and a half ago, our client Sachin started working with his Stacy Blackman consultant on his applications, which he was readying for Round...

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Wharton Introduces New Component to MBA Application

By - Aug 7, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School recently announced a few updates for the 2012-2013 academic year that will impact and benefit potential students interested in joining the Wharton community. The school plans to roll out a new evaluation model, the team-based discussion, for the upcoming application...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 7): Probability and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) A flower shop has 2 tulips, 2 roses, 2 daisies, and 2 lilies. If two flowers are sold at random, what is the probability of not picking exactly two tulips? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 6): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) On any given Saturday, flights arrive at XYZ airport every hour, for 24 hours. The average number of flights arriving at XYZ airport on any Saturday is a multiple of 12. Is the total number of flights that arrived on a Saturday greater than...

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Should You Submit an Extra Recommendation?

By - Aug 6, 01:05 AM   Comments [0]

The bottom line: providing 1-2 extra recommendations could give you a tactical advantage in the admission process. Estimated level of impact on admission chances: 2 out of 5 (5 is highest) Definition An extra recommendation is a recommendation letter submitted above and beyond the mandatory recommendations that the...

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Current Student Interview – Christina from USC Marshall

By - Aug 5, 02:55 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Christina Marshall, a student at USC Marshall who is loving relaxed west coast living, but missing the vibe of the Big Apple. Thank you Christina for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog...

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MBA Admissions: Consumer Products and Retail

By - Aug 5, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #2 for marketing. Incoming Wharton Students and Consumer Products and Retail The Wharton class of 2013...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Anne Perigo

By - Aug 5, 02:36 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan will soon open its doors to the inaugural class in its innovative MS in Entrepreneurship program, a program devoted to radically reducing the time entrepreneurs spend in the “school of hard knocks.” My curiosity about this program led to an informative interview...

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7 Signs an Experience Belongs in Your Application Essay

By - Aug 3, 07:21 AM   Comments [0]

You have a lifetime of experiences. Which should you include in your application essays or personal statement? How do you choose? The more of the seven signposts of significance discussed in this video that an experience has, the more it merits a place in your critical...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 3): Combinations and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Carly has 3 movies that she can watch during the weekend: 1 Action movie, 1 Comedy, and 1 Drama. However, she needs to watch the Drama 3 times. Assuming Carly has time for 5 movies and intends to watch all of them, in how...

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