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The “Wharton Difference” and Fit with The Program

By - Aug 2, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton MBA adcom itself offers you some help in shaping your Wharton application – by clearly and succinctly defining the four core components of “the Wharton difference.” Understanding these components is a key to conveying your fit with the program. These four components are encompassed...

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Tuesday Tips: Berkeley Haas Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 2, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

The set of essays for admission to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business is a holistic exploration of personal to professional topics. A clear understanding of your application strategy, particularly your career goals and strengths/weaknesses, is the key to putting together a cohesive application. While...

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Introducing the Common Letter of Recommendation

By - Aug 2, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

In an effort to streamline and simplify the letter of recommendation writing process, a few top business schools with the cooperation of GMAC have released the new Common Letter of Recommendation. This is an initiative, according to the GMAC website, to “help reduce the burden...

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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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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension – Passage #1-4

By - Aug 2, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Join me, Kevin, for another dive into the Official Guide to the GMAT. This is the first video in a series of 5, which will cover questions #1-4 in the reading comprehension section of the book. The post GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension – Passage #1-4...

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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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Land Your Score: Reading Comprehension

By - Aug 2, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land offers strategic reading tips for the GMAT. Most GMAT preppers do not spend much time practicing Reading Comprehension—and yet, it’s a great place to snag some easy Verbal points if you give it a little attention. Use strategic reading GMAT Reading Comprehension passages follow fairly predictable...

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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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MBA Hiring Projections Hit Post-Recession High (The Official GMAT Blog)

By - Aug 2, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Hiring projections for MBA graduates hi a post-recession high, according to the results of GMAC’s 2016 Corporate Recruiters Survey. 

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Noting subtle differences in GMAT Sentence Correction answers

By - Aug 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are often many ways to get to the right answer in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. It’s important to look at the many (but sometimes subtle) differences in the answer choices.

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