MBA

How to Squeeze Everything into Just a Few Short Essays

By - Sep 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Happy September, Everyone! I must admit, I always feel a bit teary-eyed after Labor Day, not quite sure how summer whizzed by so fast.   I guess it’s still that schoolgirl in me who knows this is the beginning of school.  It’s time to get serious, buckle...

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Strategize and Manage the MBA Recommendation Process

By - Sep 13, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Some MBA applicants view recommendations as a part of the business school application process that can be put on auto-pilot. But make no mistake; even this part of your file will require a significant...

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Columbia Business School Appoints New Assistant Dean of Admissions

By - Sep 13, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced the appointment of Amanda Carlson as assistant dean of admissions, where she will oversee the admissions department of the MBA and Executive MBA programs at the school. Carlson follows former assistant dean of admissions Mary Miller, who is now program...

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SBC Scoop: Extracurricular Make-over

By - Sep 13, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. When Travis originally met with his Stacy Blackman consultant to kick off his application, what jumped out immediately was the depth and focus of his work...

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FREE Webinar: Introducing…The Editing Funnel!

By - Sep 13, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Learn important editing secrets during our upcoming webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel. During this 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham,...

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Georgetown McDonough 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Sep 13, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

To gain acceptance to Georgetown McDonough, you’ll have to prove to the adcom members that you have the skill, passion, and motivation to pursue an education that extends far beyond the campus gate. When the admissions committee is done reading your essays, they should hold...

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Sep 13, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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Access MBA Tour in London on September 24, 2012

By - Sep 13, 05:45 AM   Comments [0]

The Access MBA Tour returns to London for its 11th edition on Monday 24th September 2012 from 4pm to 9:30pm at Le Meridien Piccadilly. Register today to meet One-on-One with the Admissions Officers from London Business School, Insead, IE Business School, IESE Business School, Chicago...

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How Can IT Applicants Distinguish Themselves inTheir MBA Application Essays?

By - Sep 10, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

One concern that Indian IT applicants have is that with 40,000+ Indians applying to B-schools, they (applicants) will have hard time distinguishing their profile and projecting their worthiness to top MBA programs. They could not be more wrong. It’s true that most Indian B-school applicants have...

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How to show Leadership when you don’t have reporting responsibilities

By - Sep 6, 16:10 PM   Comments [0]

A lot of people equate leadership to having managerial or supervisory responsibilities. In reality, a leader and a manager are very different. A manager copes with complexity and brings order and predictability to a situation, whereas a leader shows how to cope with rapid changes....

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