Tag Archives: GPA

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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HBS and Stanford: Admitted to Both, Then & Now

Each year, the SBC client pool includes candidates admitted to both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). We call these rare, “unicorn” applicants dual admits. Many SBC clients who achieved this impressive feat have received …

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Get Into Business School: 7 Tips From MBA Admissions Officers

Demand for the MBA continues to rise due to the economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, countless inquiries to Stacy Blackman Consulting ask what it will take to get into …

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It’s Not Too Late to Improve Your B-School Candidacy

If you are planning on applying to business school in the upcoming admissions season, you may think there is nothing you can do to bolster your MBA candidacy in such a short amount of time. …

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What Really Happens During an MBA Admissions Committee File Review

You may agonize over your application for months, but an admissions committee member may spend less than 15 minutes reviewing your file. What happens during that critical quarter-hour can literally change your life. This …

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Elite B-Schools Report Decade of Ever-Climbing GMAT Scores

US News & World Report recently shared interesting data revealing the rather dramatic increase in average GMAT scores reported at the top MBA programs over the past decade. According to data the schools submitted to …

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