Tag Archives: low GPA

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 …

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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #79: Interview with Cooper, CMU Tepper Student

Last year, Cooper worked with SBC on his MBA applications in Round 2 of the 2020-21 admissions cycle. He knew he had a lot working against him: he was just out of undergrad, had …

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Mitigating a Red Flag 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 an apparent red flag does more harm than good. Being …

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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 …

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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 …

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