Tag Archives: GPA

Character Prevails: Stanford & Harvard Business School MBA Applications

Have you ever heard of the term “double admits”? That’s what we in the MBA admissions consulting industry call those singular applicants who receive admissions offers from both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate …

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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 is …

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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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7 Common Mistakes International MBA Applicants Make

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. Creating a robust and dynamic classroom experience through diversity is a primary focus of the top business schools in the United States, offering …

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Addressing Academic Strengths On MBA Applications

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Hard data points such as test scores and GPAs carry significant weight as business school admissions committees attempt to determine whether an applicant has …

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