Category Archives: General

Is an MBA Worth It? Here’s Your Checklist

Block out the noise See the big picture Consider your values Look at costs and financial aid Know that brand matters Adjust by location Define your priorities Step 1: Block out the Noise Young professionals …

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Tips for Virtual Negotiations

“Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals For some people, face-to-face negotiations were already tough enough. With no end to the pandemic in sight, it seems negotiating over Zoom may become the …

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Standardized Tests for Business School

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the business school admissions process in the spring. With lockdowns in place and testing centers closed, completing those standardized tests for business school became impossible. Therefore, some MBA programs announced they …

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MBA Success Story: Diligence and Planning Pay Off with 5 Admits

We often like to check in with exceptional former clients whose MBA application journey might inspire current business school hopefuls. Meet Camilla Lucas, who worked with SBC consultant Beth during the 2019-2020 admissions cycle. All …

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The Lure of an MBA in Europe

As business becomes more global, applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for an MBA in Europe. In many cases, the answer will be yes. Recruiters overwhelmingly agree that candidates with international …

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Investment Banking MBA Career Path

Many professionals with their eyes on an investment banking MBA career path know that a degree from an elite business school can help them achieve that goal. After all, the most prestigious firms–JP Morgan Chase …

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