Tag Archives: College/Recent Grad
April 07, 2017
Close your eyes and imagine yourself one year from today. Have you gotten in to any of your top-3 choices? Did you earn scholarships? Are you already connected with peers or faculty to hit the ground running at your chosen school? Assuming you want to answer "yes" to any or all of these questions, when did you start the process?
February 16, 2017
We often get asked by clients what factors most impact getting into business school. It’s an important question, particularly when you consider how you can improve your MBA applicant profile. Examples of leadership, particularly in the community where candidates could have a broad impact, can have a significant impact on whether you get into top-choice schools.
January 31, 2017
US News and World Report recently released a summary of the business school programs receiving the highest number of applicants in 2015. All of the names are well-known schools, and great programs. The numbers cited by their reporting are particularly helpful as you think about your own applications for next year. The thousands of applicants are already self-selecting themselves into an applicant pool with above-average academic, work, and extracurricular credentials. What will make you different?
January 18, 2017
As we approach a new era in American (and likely global) politics, we have heard from dozens of clients over the past few months. Some are excited, such as those working to reinvigorate American manufacturing. Others are fearful, such as tech workers on H1B visas facing the prospect of moving to new countries in order to retain their career tracks, or executives with children who have pre-existing medical conditions. Yet the common thread between conversations is acknowledging the uncertainty ahead. While it is easy to become defensive in the face of such uncertainty, change invites opportunity. Will you be ready?
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June 27, 2016
The Sparrey Consulting Group created an exercise in 2012 to help exceptional professionals manage career choices. Today, we’re excited to announce a product name change to ProValues™ - as we change the name, we’ve included several new feature enhancements to help our users better manage their most valuable asset, their career!