Posts Tagged ‘b-school application’

MBA Admissions A-Z: X is for XXX – Keeping it Clean

By - Jul 4, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Top 6 Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media Accounts Back in the olden days (like 15+ years ago), the adcom saw your MBA application...and that was it. Now, with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the popularity of blogging (especially among MBA applicants), the adcom have access...

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MIT Sloan 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 3, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan has released its 2013 application essays. It too has reduced by one the number of required essays and introduced a new question on setbacks. Also new this year is a multi-media option for the Supplemental Information. My tips are in blue below. Cover Letter Please...

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SBC Scoop: Making the Family Business Work For You

By - Jun 25, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Bill came to us wondering if his atypical background would hurt his chances when applying to MBA programs. He had been working for the...

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Enrich your Application with Photocopies

By - Jun 13, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Photocopies are duplicates of materials written about you / to you by a third party. For example: distinction letter, performance evaluation document, news article, magazine interview, thank you letter. While admission committees do not request this, you may translate and/or photocopy 1-3 effective documents and send them...

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5 Days Only: Get 10-20% off of Precision Essay Services

By - Jul 12, 10:00 AM   Comments [2]

I know I’m not alone in wondering how July 11th has snuck up on us so quickly. It seems like only yesterday I was digging myself out from under 4 feet of snow, and now the summer is nearly halfway over…. …and application deadlines for 2012...

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How Do You Know What B-Schools Want? Do Your Social Media Homework

By - Nov 8, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to MBA applications, you know exactly what you want—an acceptance letter. But it’s much trickier to figure out what an admissions officer wants. Of course, a high GPA and GMAT score are important, as are recommendations and work experience. But if you’re...

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MBA News Roundup: Studying for your MBA… on Facebook?

By - Nov 6, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

You already hang out on Facebook, but did you know it could get you closer to your MBA? This week's roundup covers a social networking study program, one student's sustainable summer internship experience, and admissions tips from Ross School of Business. 1. Business School Unveils "Facebook...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Top 5 Resume Mistakes

By - Nov 5, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post comes to us from Igor Khayet, President and Founder of My Resume Shop. As a former admissions interviewer for the Yale School of Management and owner of a career services company, I have seen hundreds of resumes targeted for admission into business school. Sometimes,...

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MBA News Roundup: Wharton Grads, Social Entrepreneurship, and the Power of Networking

By - Oct 15, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This week's MBA roundup from Knewton highlights the improved job outlook for b-school grads as well as the growing trend of working for a social cause.  Be sure to check out the admissions Q&A with University  of Texas for tips on how to stand out...

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MSA Programs, HBS, MBA Jokes, 2010 MBA Rankings, Recommendation Letter, B-School Application

By - Oct 6, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

MSA Programs Recruitment - who is recruiting and what are they looking for? 510 and Admitted to HBS - how important is your GMAT score? Best MBA Jokes - do you have one to share? Storytelling - a collection of good storytelling advice 2010 MBA Rankings - updated rankings...

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