Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Cornell Johnson MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 31, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

According to the Cornell MBA admissions blog, Cornell "changed the direction of our questions this year to better understand your career choices and of course, who you are." Cornell MBA’s relatively short essay set is a strong opportunity to focus your application strategy and demonstrate your...

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Swoon-Worthy MBA Application Tips Video Viewable Now!

By - Aug 29, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Linda presented an exciting webinar – about how to make top b-school adcom members fall in love with you – hosted by our friends over at the GMAT Club. That webinar, 5 Ways to Make B-Schools Love You, is now available for online viewing,...

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Writing A Lead That Pops

By - Aug 28, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

How many times have you wandered through a bookstore, opening up a book to read the first few lines only to quickly close it again? How often have you read one of those free samples on your Kindle, only to decide after a paragraph that...

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Highlight Extracurriculars in Your MBA Application

By - Aug 27, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Many MBA applicants fear they don't have enough or the right type of extracurricular activities and community service to impress b-school admissions committees. Business schools do not assess candidates' extracurricular activities based on a...

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UCLA Anderson Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson has only two required essays for first-time applicants, which will allow you only 1500 words to communicate directly with the admissions committee and make your case for admission to UCLA Anderson. Your personal qualities are of utmost importance to the admissions committee. With a...

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UVA Darden Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Continuing the trend started last year, UVA Darden again asks candidates to answer only one essay question. While you only have to write 500 words, you have to make those words count. Leadership is crucial to future Darden MBAs. Personal qualities are also crucial to...

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SBC Scoop: New Job, No Recommendation

By - Aug 14, 13:51 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 Sandra was stuck without a current supervisor recommendation to round out her MBA application. She had spent a few years with an ad agency...

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Worried About the GMAT’s New IR Section? Don’t, Says Stanford GSB

By - Aug 14, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

In a recent update to its MBA admissions blog, Stanford Graduate School of Business attempts to ease the concerns of some applicants wondering how the school will view their scores in the GMAT's brand-new Integrated Reasoning section. "Rest assured that IR is is new to us,...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 1, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

Two campuses, multiple degree options and a diverse and international class set INSEAD apart from its competitors. INSEAD has released the essay questions for this year's application, right before the deadlines for the January intake. When you approach this set of essays, make sure you...

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SBC Scoop: Re-application, Re-recommendations

By - Jul 26, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Guillaume thought he was on-target for MBA admission the first time around. He had very competitive GMAT scores and found a pair of schools that he...

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