Tag Archives: competitive application pool

Differentiate Yourself for MBA Admissions Success

When you’re hard at work on your MBA applications, it’s easy to get caught up in what sounds great to you. Or, what seems impressive to your friends, co-workers or parents. But you really need …

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What to Think about as You Begin the MBA Application Journey

As a prospective student, you’ll benefit enormously from taking time at the beginning of your MBA application journey to contemplate the path you’re about to take. This is a great time to ask yourself some critical …

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Leverage your Banking Resume to get an MBA at Harvard, Wharton or Stanford

 The strong work ethic associated with investment bankers and money managers and the prestige that comes with working for a big brand are attributes that business schools such as Harvard, Wharton and Stanford covet, as …

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Tuck School Gets Real About Round Three

Everyone has an opinion about submitting your MBA application in Round 3—including us here at SBC—and a lot of the conversation circles around how competitive it is and how scarce spots are. While it may …

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3 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive B-School Applicant Pool

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Today I’m answering a question that’s extremely common in the world of business school applications. MBA hopeful William contacted me with this conundrum: “Hi …

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Tuesday Tips: Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

Kellogg MBA’s set of three required questions and the choice of two short answers are slightly different from last year, and are clearly focused on understanding how you work with and lead others. The tight …

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