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Insider Intel for Chicago Booth Applicants

Starting an MBA in this economic, political, and social climate shows a real strength of character.  These students have stepped forward to become change-makers, showing faith in the programs they’ve chosen. But more importantly, they …


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B-Schooled Episode #4: How Important are Extracurriculars and Community Service

What should you do if you’re light on extracurriculars, volunteer work, and community service? And is it even worth it to try and beef up this aspect of your MBA candidacy during COVID-19 lockdowns … …


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Is Now the Best Time to Apply? Ross School AdCom Director Thinks So

Several elite business schools have extended their Round 3 deadlines to accommodate MBA applicants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This flexibility presents a conundrum for some b-school aspirants, who wonder, is now the best time …


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B-Schooled Episode #2: Interview with Nick, SBC Client and HBS Class of 2020 Student

You don’t want to miss the second episode of B-Schooled! In it, our host — SBC admissions consultant Erika — has an all-encompassing chat with her former client Nick, who was accepted to both HBS …


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UNC Kenan-Flagler Launches NC Business Next Program

Many new college graduates will encounter a grim job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With that in mind, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has introduced a unique program called NC Business Next. This pilot …


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COVID-19 Won’t Spike MBA Deferrals at Tuck School

Don’t expect to see a raft of MBA deferrals at Tuck School of Business due to the COVID-19 crisis. In a recent update on the Tuck 360 Blog, admissions director Luke Anthony Peña explained why—unlike …


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Does Your Digital Body Language Send the Right Message?

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals The coronavirus outbreak has made working from home the new normal for many professionals. That means emails, messaging apps, phone calls, and video chats will …


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COVID-19 Impact on Wharton MBA Class of 2022

This week, the Wharton School introduced a deferral option for some members of the MBA Class of 2022. In a letter addressed to the class, admissions director Blair Mannix discussed the COVID-19 impact on Wharton …


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HBS Deferral Option, Implications for Future Applicants

Like all educational institutions, Harvard Business School is grappling with how to proceed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. International admits fear that visa issues may affect their ability to start when the term …


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Increased Flexibility for Darden MBA Class of 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely continue to disrupt in-person learning when instruction is set to begin this fall. Although most programs’ planned start dates in August and September remain largely in effect, for now, the …


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