Guides & References

MBA Sample Essays
An applicant’s personal narrative is often the most influential factor in the admissions decision process. Read through sample essays from former SBC clients to gain a clearer understanding of how to shine in this aspect of your application.

MBA Application Deadlines
We begin updating the deadlines for the new season as schools make their announcements regarding the upcoming cycle.

MBA Application Cheat Sheet
To aid you in your business school research and selection, we cover key program statistics and dates, school-specific articles, and share personalized advice from the SBC team.

Pre-MBA Math Classes
Taking an additional math course can be an ideal way to demonstrate to the admissions committee that the applicant can do the work in the program.

MBA in Europe
As business becomes more global, applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for an MBA in Europe. In many cases, the answer will be yes.

Value of MBA
Is an MBA right for you? These seven considerations will help you decide.

MBA Rankings
MBA ranking reports in aggregate can help an applicant to see trends around an MBA program’s brand and prioritize their reach versus reasonable program options.

Free Branding Guide
Developing a personal brand is critical to your b-school application strategy. Yet it can often be a daunting, even paralyzing, task. Taking small steps, one at a time, will help you break through your paralysis and propel you forward.

Watch & Listen

B-Schooled Podcast
The B-Schooled podcast covers all aspects of the MBA application and admissions process. We offer insight and advice on how to pull together your personal-best business school materials—and make the most of your time once you get on campus.

SBC YouTube Channel
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