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Maximizing the Value of a US Based MBA for International Students

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 31, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvMC67NEF0I[/youtube] Associate Dean Boris Jukic discusses the value of an MBA specifically for International students. Dr. Jukic heads the graduate school of business programs at Clarkson University , and as an [...]

Look Beyond the Top B-Schools for Your MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 30, 2013

People typically pursue an MBA because they are looking to improve their career opportunities and increase their future income. What some applicants don't consider is that you can achieve both [...]

Understanding B-School Rankings

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 29, 2013

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings , Matt Symonds's recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In [...]

Stanford MBA Class of 2015 Largest Ever

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 28, 2013

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 [...]

How to Crack HBS

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 28, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrVQctxGRL4[/youtube] In this video Kofi Kankam, co-founder of Admit Advantage and Harvard College & Wharton MBA grad, will discuss how you can prepare and present your candidacy for entry into Harvard [...]

HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 27, 2013

When Harvard Business School sent out Round 1 interview invitations last week, The Harbus' s general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that afternoon letting those lucky recipients in [...]

3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 26, 2013

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain [...]

Reorient Your View on Math Problems - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 26, 2013

In the first part of this article , we talked about how GMAT quant problems are often written to imply a certain approach or solution path that is not actually [...]

Kellogg Applicants Encounter Video Technology Snags

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 25, 2013

The video essay , which Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management introduced as a mandatory component of the 2013-2014 MBA application, has hit a few technical snags for some candidates this [...]

Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Etiquette

by Clear Admit on Oct 25, 2013

With interviews imminent for Round One applicants, we wanted to turn our attention to this important step in the admissions process and share a few very basic pointers on interview etiquette. [...]

Get the Edge for a Global Career

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 23, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBVhikfr1uI[/youtube] With the rapidly changing business landscape, young leaders must not only have an understanding of developing economies, but also present a global perspective. A M Kannan, Admissions Director, & Deepak [...]

Admissions Tip: Essay Basics

by Clear Admit on Oct 21, 2013

We often stress that, to present oneself effectively in one’s application essays, it is critical to think carefully about what a given question is asking and what this might indicate [...]

London Business School MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 19, 2013

The London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top ranked [...]

Admissions Tips: Common Recommendation Dilemmas

by Clear Admit on Oct 18, 2013

As many of our readers are aware, letters of recommendation are a central part of the application process. We would like to take a look at how to handle the [...]

Reorient Your View on Math Problems - Part 1

by Clear Admit on Oct 18, 2013

The Quant section of the GMAT is not a math test. Really, it isn’t! It just looks like one on the surface. In reality, they’re testing us on how we [...]

MBA Essay Insight from UCLA Anderson

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 15, 2013

Many schools reduced the number of required essays this season, and UCLA Anderson School of Management is one of them. With just one prompt--- What are your short-term and long-term [...]

Darden's Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 14, 2013

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of [...]

UC Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 13, 2013

Berkeley Haas admissions has been fairly consistent with prior years in this new set of essays for the 2013/2014 applicant. While many schools reduced the number of essay significantly this [...]

UC Berkeley Haas Debuts Innovation Lab

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 12, 2013

MBA students at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business can now take advantage of adaptable work spaces that better facilitate collaborative learning in the newly opened Innovation Lab. Made possible [...]

SBC B-School Buzz: MBA Blogosphere Check-In

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 11, 2013

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this post, Buzz bloggers describe [...]

Admissions Tip: Word Limits

by Clear Admit on Oct 11, 2013

With applicants for the round one deadlines putting the finishing touches on their applications, the question of how strictly applicants need to adhere to word limits is perhaps more popular [...]

Dartmouth Tuck School of Business Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 10, 2013

The Dartmouth Tuck School of Business has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application [...]

Sentence Correction: Get the Most Out of Your First Glance

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 10, 2013

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been learning the 4-step SC Process . (If you haven’t read that two-part article yet, go do so now!) Also, grab your copy [...]

Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurship

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 9, 2013

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have announced the results of their annual survey of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. These are the programs that offer a broad [...]

Wharton Offers Free Online MBA Courses

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 8, 2013

Whether you're interested in previewing first-year MBA material, or just looking to get up-to-date with the fundamentals of business and management, the new MOOCS, or massive open online courses, offered [...]

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