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Background Checks in MBA Admissions

Admit notifications for MBA programs are rolling in. Are you worried about the background check process? Curious how detailed the search will be?  Our MBA Precheck service will help you understand background verification. Background checks in MBA …

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4 Cases Where MBA Applicants Should Write an Optional Essay

To write or not to write an optional business school application essay…that is a question that concerns many MBA candidates each season. Some schools ask for you to address only extenuating circumstances in this section. Meanwhile, …

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How to Address Weaknesses, Strengths as MBA Applicant

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News Faced with increasingly stiff competition for a spot at the top business schools, MBA applicants must possess more than stellar test scores and a …

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Will a Low GMAT Score Doom Your MBA Application?

The GMAT. It’s an acronym that strikes fear in the hearts of many a prospective MBA student. And for good reason: while your GMAT score is just one data point out of your entire …

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Tuck School Gets Real About Round Three

Everyone has an opinion about submitting your MBA application in Round 3—including us here at SBC—and a lot of the conversation circles around how competitive it is and how scarce spots are. While it …

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4 Reasons to Write an Optional Business School Application Essay

When brainstorming ideas for this essay, make sure to choose a subject that cannot be addressed elsewhere in your application packet. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com …

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