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SBC Scoop: An Older Applicant

A lot has been said in recent years about schools like Harvard and Stanford taking a greater interest in younger applicants and denying older applicants, with many top schools following suit.  In fact, I have …

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SBC Scoop: The Entrepreneur

Miles came to work with SBC after having been denied admissions two times.  When I reviewed his prior applications I understood why he was denied, but I also truly wondered if we could help him …

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SBC Scoop: How One Client Approached a Low GMAT

This week’s client, Jamie, was phenomenal in many ways.  Very strong work experience, a long history of international interest and exposures, stellar extra-curriculars.  Jamie was the type of person who belonged at a school like …

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SBC Scoop: Building A “Quant” Profile From Scratch

Derek was yet another client who was really lacking in the quantitative portion of his application.  His undergraduate performance was significantly below par, especially in math and quant courses.  This was simply because he was …

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SBC Scoop: Finding the Right School For You

Davis was a very interesting and non-traditional MBA candidate.  Following graduation from UC Berkeley, his US home had been Boston for eight years.  However, he really wanted to get back home to the West Coast.  As a …

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SBC Scoop: An Indian Applicant

My client, Abhi, was a very accomplished individual who desperately wanted to attend a top business school.  In particular, he had his sights set on Wharton. Unfortunately, Abhi had one significant challenge:  his profile was …

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