Posts Tagged ‘work experience’

Non-Traditional Work Experience in MBA Admissions

By - Jan 4, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

A common concern from prospective clients with non-traditional work experience is whether or not that experience will be considered relevant in an MBA classroom. I have heard this from doctors, lawyers, military officers, and more. Believe it or not, the less traditional one’s work experience,...

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Self-Employed MBA Applicant? Here’s How to Present Your Work Experience

By - Dec 28, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Creating a resume as a self-employed individual presents some challenges. If you already have an established business, some of this information is superfluous, but if you have been doing contract work, there are details to manage beyond the summary of the work you have been...

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Four Ways to Enhance Your Brand Name Work Experience for MBA Admission

By - Dec 21, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

In my last blog post I wrote that brand name company experience matters less than having substantive experience. I am not changing my tune on that in this post, but will let you know how brand name experience might be viewed by members of an...

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What Qualifies as “Good” Work Experience to an MBA Admissions Committee?

By - Dec 13, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Admissions Committees Care About More Than Brand Some of you may think that because you have worked in marketing but not at P&G, worked in banking but not at Goldman Sachs, or worked in technology but not at Google that your experience may not count...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Admissions Myths

By - Dec 2, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford MBA Admission Blog has published a trio of posts in November designed to dispel some of the misleading myths that continue to confound applicants. From interview questions to recommendation letter queries to work experience concerns, the admissions team at Stanford Graduate School of...

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Stanford MBA Class of 2015 Largest Ever

By - Oct 24, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business recently posted details of the MBA Class of 2015 profile, noting that at 406 students, this is the largest class in the history of the GSB. While quick to point out that Stanford's relatively small class size naturally includes percentage shifts...

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Are B-Schools Targeting Older Applicants?

By - Sep 12, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

Is there such thing as being too young or old for an MBA? In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting article a few weeks ago called the Graying of Harvard Business School which pointed out some of the stats of the...

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Delve Into the Nuances of the MBA Resume

By - Aug 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs require a resume submission as part of the written application. This single-page document should highlight important aspects of an individual and often is an untapped opportunity for an applicant to stand out. Resume details can serve as icebreakers, or fuel the conversation during...

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SBC Scoop: Last-Minute Community Service

By - Aug 9, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

When Ali started working with Stacy Blackman Consulting he had stellar undergraduate grades, an impressive GMAT score and consistently growing work experience at a prestigious investment bank. What Ali did not have was any significant extracurricular or community service experience since college. Though his consultant...

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MBA Myth-Busting at Chicago Booth

By - Jan 11, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

It seems some myths never die, particularly where MBA admissions are concerned. With that in mind, we bring you a new myth-busting post featuring Joanne Legler, associate director of admissions at the Chicago Booth School of Business, who frequently encounters misconceptions among prospective applicants while...

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