Tag Archives: MBA

SBC Scoop: When Numbers Aren’t Enough

Rahul signed up with Stacy Blackman Consulting for a two-hour feedback session on his unsuccessful application from the prior year. With a 760 GMAT and a near perfect GPA from an Ivy League school, Rahul …

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Tuesday Tips – University of Pennsylvania Wharton MBA Essay Tips

On the front page of the Wharton MBA admissions website the adcomm states: “At Wharton, admissions is all about the right fit.” The questions this year continue on that theme, with several behavioral essay questions …

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SBC Scoop: A College Senior Applicant

We featured an older candidate a few weeks ago in the SBC Scoop case study, but some candidates have the opposite issue: they are young applicants with no work experience. Sarah was a senior at …

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SBC Scoop: When an MBA isn’t the next step

Admissions consulting can be an iterative process, rather than a descriptive formula. We always work closely with clients to determine his or her goals together. Sometimes during that process we discover that an MBA isn’t …

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Tuesday Tips – Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

As Dean Dolan advises applicants on the Michigan MBA website, the “Ross difference is action-based learning.” Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are …

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

INSEAD has released the key dates, deadlines and essay topics for the 2011-2012 admissions cycle. Fit with INSEAD’s unique program is important to this rather large set of essays. INSEAD’s focus on international experiences is …

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