Admission Consultants

Welcoming Keith Vaughn to the Accepted Family

By - Aug 2, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to warmly welcome Keith Vaughn, one of our new MBA admissions experts and consultants. Keith brings with him to the Accepted table 20 years of experience in MBA admissions, including seven years as Assistant Dean of Admissions at USC Marshall School of Business....

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SBC’s Very First Blog Post

By - Aug 2, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

Exactly 11 years ago today, I launched this blog with these words: After more than five years of private one on one consulting and larger group work in corporate settings, I have decided to disseminate my knowledge on a larger scale through the Stacy Blackman blog....

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The Email That Launched SBC

By - Aug 2, 07:59 AM   Comments [0]

As we kick off our month-long anniversary celebration of 15 years as leaders in the MBA admissions consulting industry, I thought readers might enjoy seeing the email from 2001 that started it all.   *** Subject: Help with Business School Applications Consultant available to help with every aspect of the business school application...

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The three ways our Columbia GSB webinar will ensure your app stands out

By - Aug 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you thinking of applying to Columbia’s GSB for your MBA this fall? If so, our webinar on August 9th is a requirement to make sure that you succeed! Here are three major reasons why you should join us: – Learn The Best Time...

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10 Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation

By - Aug 1, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Pass these tips on to your recommenders for LORs that impress the admissions officers and ensure that they want to accept you. 10 Tips for Recommenders: 1. Review a copy of the applicant's personal statement or application essays so that your letter of recommendation can dovetail with--not...

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Fall 2017 MBA Essays at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Aug 1, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

The application for the full-time MBA program at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management is now live, and within you’ll find the essay questions for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. The Table of Contents essay appears again this year, as well as a new, second required essay. Creating Impact At...

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Tips for writing a great Michigan Ross MBA Essay

By - Aug 1, 06:36 AM   Comments [0]

Ross has a great reputation of cultivating a strong and authentic culture. This is an applicant’s first opportunity to show what makes them special and how they could be a unique addition to the Ross “family”. Essay 1: (Required) What are you most proud of...

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SBC Celebrates 15 Years…See How it All Started!

By - Aug 1, 06:22 AM   Comments [0]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said, “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.” There’s no doubt that I’m a people-person. Since childhood, I’ve had a knack for drawing out the personal stories of people I’ve just met. SBC started in 2001, two...

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How to Respond to the Chicago Booth Essay Prompts

By - Jul 29, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth Full-Time MBA Essay Questions can be intimidating to some applicants. Here’s how to answer them to distinguish yourself from your peers. As Chicago Booth continues to evolve from its reputation as solely a quantitative finance-oriented school, it has once again opted for an...

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Paul Ollinger Says, “You Should Totally Get an MBA”

By - Jul 29, 07:26 AM   Comments [0]

Sometimes, applying to business school can seem like such an uphill slog that you really need to disconnect from the process from time to time in order to recharge and remember that there are other people in your life that you’ve probably been neglecting, and other interesting things...

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