Tag Archives: volunteering

Volunteering Can Boost Your Career–and MBA Admissions Odds

  “Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We probably don’t need to sell you on the karmic benefits of donating your time for a worthy cause. But besides all the …

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Do This if You Have No Extracurricular Activities

Are you applying to business schools in Round 1?  Then the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months as you focus on how to best position …

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Improve Your MBA Candidacy Now for Fall Applications

If you plan to apply to business school in the upcoming admissions cycle, you may think it impossible to improve your MBA candidacy in such a short amount of time. Not true! You can …

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for …

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SBC Scoop: Leadership and Extracurricular Activities

If you’re thinking about an MBA you may think it’s too late to address weak extracurricular or volunteer leadership. In our experience, even less than a year before your application you can still address a …

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4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting In

This post originally appeared on the U.S. News–Strictly Business blog. Securing a seat at a top M.B.A. program isn’t a slam-dunk for anybody, and it’s rare that an applicant can’t improve his …

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