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B-Schooled Episode #5: Round 1 Kickoff

By - May 27, 07:26 AM   Comments [0]

Memorial Day weekend — which we just wrapped up here in the United States — marks the start of the 2020-2021 MBA application season. In this week’s episode of the B-Schooled podcast we’ll cover: • Round 1 deadline news from some top schools • How Covid-19 may...

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INSEAD MBA Deadlines for 2020-2021

By - May 26, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

Are you interested in an MBA from the highly ranked international business school INSEAD? Then check out these INSEAD MBA deadlines for the September and January intakes. INSEAD MBA Deadlines: September Intake (Class of July 2022) Round 1 Application due: September 11, 2020 Decision released: November 20, 2020 Round 2 Application...

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Focus on These 5 Areas for MBA Admissions Success

By - May 26, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA admissions process is rigorous and time-consuming. Therefore, having a strategy in place to guide you will go a long way toward helping you manage this experience. Admissions committee members evaluate MBA applicants across a host of components, so your goal is to maximize...

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Insider Intel for Chicago Booth Applicants

By - May 22, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

Starting an MBA in this economic, political, and social climate shows a real strength of character.  These students have stepped forward to become change-makers, showing faith in the programs they’ve chosen. But more importantly, they have confidence in their ability to adapt to whatever the...

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Wharton Application Deadlines for 2020-2021

By - May 21, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Is the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School on your shortlist of target b-schools? Then mark your calendar, because here are the Wharton application deadlines for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle! Wharton Application Deadlines Round 1 Application due: September 15, 2020 Decision released: December 16, 2020 Round 2 Application due: January 5, 2021 Decision...

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B-Schooled Episode #4: How Important are Extracurriculars and Community Service

By - May 20, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

What should you do if you’re light on extracurriculars, volunteer work, and community service? And is it even worth it to try and beef up this aspect of your MBA candidacy during COVID-19 lockdowns … and when there are only a few months before Round...

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Tuesday Tips: Harvard MBA Essay Advice for 2020-2021

By - May 19, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has confirmed that the Harvard MBA essay question for the class of 2023 remains unchanged. According to MBA Admissions Director Chad Losee, “Amidst all the uncertainty globally, we plan to minimize changes in our application process this year.”  The admissions committee understands...

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Harvard MBA Essay for 2020-2021

By - May 19, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

In addition to the HBS deadlines, the Harvard MBA essay for the 2020-21 admissions season has been confirmed. As MBA Admissions Director Chad Losee recently explained, “Amidst all the uncertainty globally, we plan to minimize changes in our application process this year.” Therefore, the essay question...

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Harvard MBA Deadlines for 2020-2021

By - May 19, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

Are you already planning your application strategy for Harvard Business School? Then get out your calendar, because the Harvard MBA deadlines for the 2020-2021 admissions season have been announced! ROUND 1 Application due: September 8, 2020 Decision released: December 10, 2020 ROUND 2 Application due: January 5, 2021 Decision released: March...

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Snapshot of a Successful SBC Client

By - May 18, 05:47 AM   Comments [0]

Sometimes, it’s instructive (not to mention, fun!) to share a granular look at a successful SBC client and their MBA application journey. Today, we’ve asked SBC consultant Caryn (pictured) to reveal some of the details of an applicant she worked with during the 2019-2020 admissions...

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