Tag Archives: weaknesses

If Rejected, Take Advantage of Application Feedback Sessions

All MBA hopefuls fear rejection. Fortunately, many business schools now offer application feedback sessions to help unsuccessful candidates figure out where they might have gone wrong. This availability of application feedback confirms that the schools …

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How to Address Your Weaknesses Successfully

During the MBA essay-writing process, we get to praise ourselves, to brag, to point out our unique understanding of complex issues, and generally portray ourselves as the ideal human. But in order to balance out …

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How to Cope With B-School Rejections

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn’t always good news. After pouring your heart …

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When Applying to Business School, Own Up to Past Mistakes

This post originally appeared on the US News–Strictly Business MBA Admissions Blog. Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise, particularly when applying for a seat at an über-competitive business school. Failing …

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SBC Scoop: Tackling your Background Blemishes

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Karin was an accomplished marketing professional with amazing credentials. She had been promoted three times …

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Finding Strength in Your Weaknesses

A recent entry on the admissions blog at Simon Graduate School of Business takes a look at how to handle the dreaded “What are your areas of weakness?” question as part of your business school …

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