Posts Tagged ‘extracurriculars’

MBA Admissions: Why is Community Service So Important?

By - Aug 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to b-school NEXT year, then you probably haven’t started thinking about MBA applications yet. But now is actually an excellent time to get started – not just on test prep and boosting GPAs, but on taking time to examine your community service....

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Extracurricular Activities in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Jun 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, GMAT, and work experience, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you have...

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Extracurricular Activities: The Must Pieces of your Application Puzzle

By - May 17, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

You surely know that it is necessary to re-energize from your daily routine once in a while and allocate some time for your hobbies. Why don't we mix business with pleasure and think: what can your extracurricular activities tell MBA admissions about your personality? Here are...

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The Importance of Extracurriculars and Community Service

By - Mar 17, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities

By - Jan 15, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

You want to write about all your fantastic non-school and non-work endeavors so that you really stand out from your competition, but when you start to think about it…you draw a blank. There must be SOMETHING you can show for how you use your free time,...

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MBA Admissions: Does Extracurricular Equal Extra Credit?

By - Sep 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

YES! Don’t underestimate the value of non-academic, non-work activities! These activities that you participate in – hobbies, sports, volunteering, etc. – do tons to liven up your otherwise one-dimensional application. Here are some reasons why you should bulk up your extracurricular quotient: 1. Extracurricular activities add life and...

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4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities

By - Jan 15, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

You want to write about all your fantastic non-school and non-work endeavors so that you really stand out from your competition, but when you start to think about it…you draw a blank. There must be SOMETHING you can show for how you use your free...

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3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 4, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as the logistics of campus visits, securing visas and financial aid and...

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SBC Scoop: Last-Minute Community Service

By - Aug 9, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

When Ali started working with Stacy Blackman Consulting he had stellar undergraduate grades, an impressive GMAT score and consistently growing work experience at a prestigious investment bank. What Ali did not have was any significant extracurricular or community service experience since college. Though his consultant...

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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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