Tag Archives: Resumes

5 Last-Minute Tips for Round 1 MBA Applicants

Round one deadlines are coming up at several MBA programs this week: UV Darden School of Business, Georgetown McDonough School of Business, and Spain’s IESE Business School today (10/15); UT Austin McCombs School of Business …

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SBC Scoop – Challenging Resume Remedy

Work experience is a large aspect of any MBA application because past performance is often a good predictor of future achievement. May came to us as she started thinking about applying to MBA programs. In …

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Application Tips from Michigan MBA’s Director of Admissions

In the latest MBA Newsletter from the Stephen M. Ross Michigan MBA Program, admissions director Soojin Kwon Koh explains how treating your resume like a first impression can help you put your best application forward. …

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Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

If you’re feeling anxious about explaining a gap in employment history due to the recent economic downturn, or if you had a stretch of unemployment at another time in your career, take heart. Admissions committees …

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The Cost of Overstating Your Resume

MBA applicants may be familiar with the theoretical benefits of overstating one’s accomplishments. After all, the purpose of a resume is to pitch oneself by highlighting strengths and accomplishments. It may be tempting to overstate or …

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From Engineer to MBA: How to Transform your Resume

The pool of MBA applicants is filled with all sorts of diverse backgrounds: doctors, lawyers, bankers, entrepreneurs, teachers, writers…and of course we cannot forget the engineers. Many bloggers, including Rock of Gibralter and Juggler, are …

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