Tag Archives: work experience

How Do You Know if You’re Ready for B-School?

Is there such a thing as a right time to apply for an MBA? Many prospective b-school applicants confront this question when they feel that their current career trajectory has stalled. For others, pursuing an …

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Stanford MBA Class of 2015 Largest Ever

Stanford Graduate School of Business recently posted details of the MBA Class of 2015 profile, noting that at 406 students, this is the largest class in the history of the GSB. While quick to point …

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Try These Fixes for a Low GMAT Score

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com A strong performance on the GMAT is a key component of the MBA application to most top business schools. But what can you …

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Advice for Reapplicants from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business

If you’ve applied to Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business in the past but were not successful in obtaining admission, a recent blog posting by Patricia Harrison, an associate director of admissions at Tuck, has terrific …

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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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Tuesday Tips – Work Experience that Shines

Describing your work experience in resumes, essays and through recommendations can be difficult if you haven’t climbed the ladder formally, have an erratic career history, or have been laid off. By turning your career path into an opportunity to describe your growth and self-awareness you can frame a compelling story for your application.

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