Posts Tagged ‘advice’

How to Master MBA Interviews

By - Nov 12, 21:29 PM   Comments [1]

'Tis the season for interviews! This is the most unpredictable portion of the MBA application process, since every interviewer is different. The same interviewer may even react differently depending on his or her mood that day. For the lucky round one MBA applicants who have...

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5 Last-Minute Tips for Round 1 MBA Applicants

By - Oct 15, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

Round one deadlines are coming up at several MBA programs this week: UV Darden School of Business, Georgetown McDonough School of Business, and Spain's IESE Business School today (10/15); UT Austin McCombs School of Business and Northwestern Kellogg School of Management tomorrow; Cornell's Johnson School...

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Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

By - Sep 24, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Don't try to stand out, do make sure you understand---and are excited about---the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School's Dee Leopold offers applicants in a recent post on her director's blog. While some...

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Important Reminders from Harvard Business School

By - Sep 24, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

For anyone planning to apply to Harvard Business School this year, director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold recently offered a roundup of answers to common questions she's been hearing from Round 1 applicants. Although some candidates may be tempted to submit a lengthy resume...

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UM Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 13, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and several questions...

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Duke Fuqua Essay Tips

By - Sep 13, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke’s mission is to “identify, engage, and foster the development of future leaders of consequence,” and you will want to demonstrate you are the kind of leader the admissions committee is looking for. Don’t forget...

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How to Squeeze Everything into Just a Few Short Essays

By - Sep 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Happy September, Everyone! I must admit, I always feel a bit teary-eyed after Labor Day, not quite sure how summer whizzed by so fast.   I guess it’s still that schoolgirl in me who knows this is the beginning of school.  It’s time to get serious, buckle...

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SBC Scoop: Extracurricular Make-over

By - Sep 13, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. When Travis originally met with his Stacy Blackman consultant to kick off his application, what jumped out immediately was the depth and focus of his work...

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MBA Admissions: Creativity Lessons from Pogue’s Wedding Proposal

By - Sep 4, 15:54 PM   Comments [0]

You may be familiar with David Pogue, who writes articles for The New York Times about technology (and writes dozens of books about technology, and hosts many television programs about technology, and so on). Recently he proposed to his fiancée in a most unusual way:...

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 31, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

The London Business School is a close knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by US and international recruiters. LBS...

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