Tag Archives: career progression

Volunteering Can Boost Your Career–and MBA Admissions Odds

  “Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We probably don’t need to sell you on the karmic benefits of donating your time for a worthy cause. But besides all the …

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Tips for Applying to B-School After Years in the Workforce

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade. With that, work experience expectations have shifted as well. But not everyone is ready or in a position to take …

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Focus on These 5 Areas for MBA Admissions Success

The MBA admissions process is rigorous and time-consuming. Therefore, having a strategy to guide you will go a long way toward helping you manage this experience. Admissions committee members evaluate MBA applicants across a …

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Advice for Older MBA Applicants

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade. But not everyone is ready or in a position to take the business school plunge at 26. Older MBA applicants …

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5 Resume Traits that Wow the MBA Admissions Committee

If you’re thinking of submitting a standard resume along with your MBA application, you’re missing an important opportunity to sell your candidacy to the admissions committee. Like a traditional CV, the purpose of the …

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