Applications

Overcoming a Challenging Academic Record

By - Nov 12, 21:23 PM   Comments [0]

When our client Irene first started working with her SBC consultant, she brought up an issue that was causing her a lot of anxiety. At the beginning of her sophomore year of college Irene was undergoing personal challenges and was suspended for academic dishonesty. The...

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B-Schools Give GMAT’s New IR Section Mixed Reviews

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According to a recent poll of 265 business school admissions officers, early opinion of the GMAT’s newly introduced Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is decidedly mixed. As a new season of applicants prepares to submit the first set of applications with GMAT scores that include the...

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What Your Work Experience Reveals About You in Your MBA Applications

By - Nov 12, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 3:...

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A New Way to Think: Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Nov 12, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Niki da Silva, Dir. of Recruitment & Admissions Date:Wed., Nov. 14, 2012 Time:10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM GMT Register Now! A New Way to Think: Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Q&A Are you thinking about applying to University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management? Are...

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MBA Admissions: Northwestern Kellogg & Finance

By - Nov 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business: Kellogg currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools (tied with MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth), according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #10 for finance. Northwestern...

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How To Pay an Effective “Virtual” School Visit

By - Nov 11, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from “How to...

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2013 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 13:13 PM   Comments [2]

This set of essay questions culls those applicants who are agile thinkers; who discern, or even better create connections among disparate elements; and who have the desire and ability to transform ideas into effective action and lead change within a context of flux and uncertainty....

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Make Sure Recommendations are Personal

By - Nov 7, 18:19 PM   Comments [0]

If you are having trouble negotiating with your supervisor to ensure that he/she is putting the proper thought and effort into your application, you are not alone. Because of this asymmetry of power, a junior employee can only do so much to compel his/her supervisor...

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Video, Let’s Get Technical

By - Nov 7, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application? That’s like, so yesterday. Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia “skillz.” This blog post is excerpted from Accepted.com’s special report, Audio & Video in Admissions: Get Ready for Prime...

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MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School & Finance

By - Nov 6, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Harvard Business School: HBS currently ranks in first place (tied with Stanford) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked as seventh for finance. Harvard Business School Class of 2014 Profile 8,963...

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