Tag Archives: Stanford

SBC Scoop: Finding the Elusive Third Recommender

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Our client Jillian thought she had the recommendation portion of her applications locked up. A …

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SBC Scoop: Explaining a Layoff

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Today is the third year anniversary of the Lehman collapse, which sent a ripple of …

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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 – Stanford GSB Essay Tips

Nowhere is the mandate to be authentic more emphasized than with the Stanford GSB application essays. The Stanford GSB admissions website provides clear guidance and advice for what to do, and what not to do …

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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: 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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