Admission Consultants

Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” and Fit with The Program

By - Aug 3, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement). Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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Introducing Our Newest Accepted Consultant…Philippe Barr

By - Aug 3, 15:22 PM   Comments [0]

We are excited to introduce you to Dr. Philippe Barr, our new MBA and graduate school admissions consultant! Philippe has worked for over ten years in higher education, serving as Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at UNC Chapel Hill and as Assistant Director...

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Writing About Your Post-MBA Career Goals

By - Aug 3, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” You were probably asked this question all of the time as a little kid. Thanks to your business school applications, you’ll have to answer it again. Only now you must envision where you’ll be in your...

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Tuesday Tips: Northwestern Kellogg 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 2, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is a close-knit community that values a diverse community and philanthropy. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at...

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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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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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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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