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3 Ways to Explain a Job Loss in the MBA Application

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If you’re feeling anxious about explaining a gap in employment history in your MBA application, take heart. The members of the admissions committee are …

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Ramp Up Extracurriculars Before Round 1 Deadlines

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. If you’ve been holed up in your office for the past three years, you may not have realized that volunteer experience and extracurricular …

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SBC Scoop: Getting Your Goals Right

I worked with Janet nine years ago, and our work together spanned two application seasons because she did not quite meet her goals the first time around.  Working with Janet reinforced an incredibly important application …

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SBC Scoop: The Entrepreneur

Miles came to work with SBC after having been denied admissions two times.  When I reviewed his prior applications I understood why he was denied, but I also truly wondered if we could help him …

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SBC Scoop: An Indian Applicant

My client, Abhi, was a very accomplished individual who desperately wanted to attend a top business school.  In particular, he had his sights set on Wharton. Unfortunately, Abhi had one significant challenge:  his profile was …

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SBC Scoop: 640 on the GMAT

I begin this week’s Scoop by filling you in on the outcome from last week’s post about Joe who had a “D” on his transcript.  Joe was admitted to Wharton and withdrew applications from other …

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