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Breaking Down 5 MBA Admissions Myths

Business school hopefuls, particularly those targeting elite programs, often fall prey to certain admissions myths circulating the interwebs. Today, we’re going to do a little myth-busting of five common misconceptions about the MBA application process. …

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B-Schooled Episode #9: Candidacy “Question Marks,” Part 1 of 2

We’re back to preview episode 9 of SBC’s new B-Schooled podcast, which covers all aspects of the MBA application and admissions process.  This two-part episode covers what to do about “question marks” — or possible …

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Mitigate Red Flags in the MBA Application

Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise. But when applying for a seat at a competitive business school,  not addressing obvious weaknesses does more harm than good. Being up front about …

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The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been …

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Yale SOM Advice for Round 2 MBA Applicants

A frequent question Yale School of Management’s Bruce DelMonico has received from nervous Round 2 MBA applicants is how to tell their personal story. Getting a better sense for what applicants care about in the world …

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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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