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SBC Scoop: What Does My International GPA Mean?

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Naveen was worried about one particular aspect of his application. He attended the …

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When Applying to Business School, Own Up to Past Mistakes

This post originally appeared on the US News–Strictly Business MBA Admissions Blog. Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise, particularly when applying for a seat at an über-competitive business school. Failing …

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Tuesday Tips – Wharton Business School Essay Tips

Wharton Business School adcom values self awareness, leadership, teamwork and solid career goals. When choosing topics for this set of essays, be sure to consider examples that highlight your ability to learn and grow. Fit with …

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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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