Tag Archives: MBA admissions

H1B Visa Program Updates to Benefit MBA Students in the US

There’s good news for international MBA students! The H1B visa program has been updated to benefit international graduate students, who will now effectively get two shots at approval. First, as part of a graduate student …

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Face Off: Columbia vs NYU Stern

The school selection process for MBA applicants can seem daunting. With so many highly ranked business schools, how can you decide which one is right for you? In SBC’s new blog series Face Off, we’ll …

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Client Case Study: How the GRE® General Test Can Complement an Unconventional Applicant

The decision to pursue an MBA requires serious thought. Motivations vary by person, but prospective business school students should first make sure they’ve identified gaps in their professional development, have clear career goals, and feel …

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Is MBA Admissions Fraud-Free?

This week, the FBI indicted 50 individuals—including celebrities, CEOs, college coaches, and test administrators—in a massive college admissions fraud scheme. By all accounts, this is most egregious cheating scandal in the history of higher education. It’s …

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Should You Try to Negotiate a Merit Scholarship?

Landing a seat at the MBA program of your dreams is a major accomplishment. It makes all of those months of application preparation (and worrying) all worth it. If you’ve also received a merit scholarship, …

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Background Checks in MBA Admissions

Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, while others randomly select a percentage of candidates. Still others …

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