SBC Scoop: Telling Your Unique Story

By - Jun 5, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Darrell had been working for a few weeks with his consultant on his application and thought he had answered all the tough questions. He knew where...

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UCLA Anderson’s New FEMBA Flex Program: Introduction and Essay Tips

By - Jun 4, 12:22 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA ANDERSON’S FEMBA FLEX PROGRAM UCLA Anderson’s MBA program has expanded its part-time Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) to include a new option – the FEMBA Flex – and it’s not too late to apply for fall 2012! This option also expands FEMBA’s accessibility to people beyond...

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MBA Admissions: Tuck and Financial Services

By - Jun 3, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

This post about Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, focusing on financial services, is part of a series of interviews about top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them.” Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the...

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UNC to Offer Joint MD/MBA

By - Jun 3, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Students interested in a dual-degree have a new program to consider, with a recent collaboration between The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine and Kenan-Flagler Business School. What differentiates Carolina’s program is that it “goes beyond offering health-care management courses by...

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The New GMAT

By - Jun 3, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about the new GMAT? Look no further than BusinessWeek, which has started a three-part series on the newest version of the exam. The Next Generation GMAT will first be administered on June 5, and the biggest change is the addition of an Integrated Reasoning...

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - May 31, 09:52 AM   Comments [1]

By Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting The essay questions and deadlines for Harvard Business School’s class of 2015 are now posted online on the HBS admissions website along with the questions for recommenders. This year’s essay questions are a strong departure from previous years,...

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SBC Scoop: What Does My International GPA Mean?

By - May 31, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting *Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Naveen was worried about one particular aspect of his application. He attended the Delhi College of Engineering...

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MBA Application Essays: All You Need is a Story

By - May 30, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

All You Need is a Story You're writing an application essay that you hope will grab the attention of your admissions readers and convince them that you are top b-school material. Which of the following do you think is the most effective MBA essay strategy? Construct a theoretical...

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Recommendation Letters Tips

By - May 30, 09:16 AM   Comments [0]

Most business schools require two or three letters of recommendation as part of the admissions process. In most cases, the schools request that the recommender send the recommendation online, through the school's application system. The recommendations are among the most significant components of your application....

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An Admissions Lesson from JFK

By - May 29, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

In John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address on Friday, January 20, 1961, he said something which quickly made its way into all high school history and civics textbooks. As one of the most well-known presidential sound-bites, I'm sure you've heard it: "And so, my fellow Americans: ask...

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