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SBC Scoop: GRE Trumps GMAT?

By - Jul 6, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Terrence looked like a stellar candidate except for one very common concern: after three attempts in six months, he just couldn’t nudge his GMAT...

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MIT Sloan Announces 2012-2013 Deadlines, Essay Topics

By - Jul 6, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the two rounds of deadlines and two essay prompts for the 2012-2013 MBA application season. Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 29, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: December 27, 2012 Notification: April 2, 2013 Essays In each of the essays, MIT Sloan asks applicants...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Deadlines and Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the deadlines and essay prompts for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA application cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 17, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: November 28, 2012 Notification: February 20, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: January 30, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 4 Deadline: March 27, 2013 Notification:...

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Wharton School MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 28, 10:34 AM   Comments [1]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has published the new essay questions for applicants seeking a space in the class of 2015, along with a new brand position: Knowledge for Action. This essay set focuses on your knowledge of Wharton. As the front page of...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Releases Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Jun 28, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the deadlines and essay prompts for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA application cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 17, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: November 28, 2012 Notification: February 20, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: January 30, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 4 Deadline: March 27, 2013 Notification:...

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MIT Sloan Announces 2012-2013 Deadlines, Essay Topics

By - Jun 28, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the two rounds of deadlines and two essay prompts for the 2012-2013 MBA application season. Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 29, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: December 27, 2012 Notification: April 2, 2013 Essays In each of the essays, MIT Sloan asks applicants...

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Invigorating the Student Experience at Kellogg

By - Jun 25, 15:40 PM   Comments [0]

As the associate dean of MBA programs and the dean of students at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Betsy Ziegler is tasked with making sure that students at Kellogg have an exceptional experience from the very first moment they come in contact with the...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jun 25, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students humming. In this edition, our Buzz contributors share summer internship news, urge applicants to look beyond the Top Ten, and relate a recent...

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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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Kellogg School 2012-2013 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 25, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has posted tentative deadlines for the 2012-2013 MBA application cycle. Prospective students should note that Kellogg has a two-part application process and requires all applicants to request an interview, either on-campus or off-campus, with those deadlines mentioned below. Round 1 Application Part...

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