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Admissions Tip: Drafting A Résumé

by Clear Admit on Nov 29, 2013

As candidates tackle interviews and preparation for Round 2 applications, we would like to revisit an important aspect of the application: the résumé. Given the many roles that the résumé [...]

What Kind of CR Question Is This? - Part 3

by Clear Admit on Nov 28, 2013

We’ve been on a CR kick lately! In the first two parts of this series, we talked about how to tackle Fill in the Blank  (or Complete the Passage ) [...]

Strong Employment Rates Reported for 2013 MBA Grads

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 27, 2013

In a September poll of the job market conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 90% of the MBA Class of 2013 indicated they were employed. GMAC reports this figure [...]

Columbia Business School Launches New Branding Campaign

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 25, 2013

Columbia Business School has launched a new, comprehensive brand positioning campaign to better define and communicate the core elements that make it one of the best business schools in the [...]

Top 10 R2 Application Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 25, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uQz_As8U_o[/youtube] Shawn O'Connor, HBS graduate, Forbes author, and Founder & CEO of Stratus Prep, outlines the Top 10 application mistakes to avoid at all costs when applying to an MBA program [...]

Wharton Dean Says 'Change is Good'

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 23, 2013

Like many top MBA programs, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has seen a shift in the career focus of its students. Until just a few years ago, a quarter of [...]

Entrepreneurial Spirit at Michigan Ross

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 22, 2013

Michigan Ross School of Business   recently reported on the recent and rapid growth of entrepreneurship and the venture capital scene in Michigan, noting that UM Ross has played a [...]

Admissions Tip: The Long Essay

by Clear Admit on Nov 22, 2013

Essay content you’ve polished for one school often serves as a great starting point for the next application, but as we’ve often said, customizing this text for the school in [...]

Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 21, 2013

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School 's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC [...]

What Kind of CR Question Is This? - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 20, 2013

Last time, we talked about Fill in the Blank CR questions: what are they and how do we tackle them efficiently ? If you haven’t already read that article, go [...]

4 Surprising Career Opportunities MBAs Didn’t Know Existed

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 18, 2013

Today's article was submitted by Nick Christensen, content editor for  University of Liverpool Online . When most people think of an MBA (Master of Business Administration) graduate, they think of someone [...]

Which Round Should I Apply? Advice on When to Hit Submit

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 17, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNrKw0y6wVU[/youtube] Rebekah Lewin, Assistant Dean of Admissions & Student Engagement at Simon School of Business , outlines how to strategically plan for which round to target, as you seek admission into [...]

Admissions Tip: The Comparison Trap

by Clear Admit on Nov 15, 2013

We wanted to take some time today to discuss a frequently made mistake in the application process. In their desire to make their case to their target MBA programs, many [...]

What Kind of CR Question Is This? - Part I

by Clear Admit on Nov 12, 2013

I was talking to a student today about Complete the Passage CR arguments (people also call these the Fill in the Blank questions). The student was struggling with these and talking [...]

Growth to International Campuses: Thunderbird Plans Strategic Partnership with Laureate

by Clear Admit on Nov 8, 2013

Thunderbird School of Global Management is planning a strategic alliance with Laureate Education, Inc. that will provide the school an opportunity to establish permanent Thunderbird campuses around the world. The main [...]

Admissions Tip: Interviewing the Interviewer

by Clear Admit on Nov 8, 2013

We’ve been offering a good deal of advice lately on how to conduct oneself and prepare responses to MBA interview questions. Today we’d like to highlight the importance of thinking [...]

SBC B-School Buzz: MBA Blogosphere Check-In

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 7, 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 edition, Buzz bloggers [...]

Get Ready for MBA Application Videos

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 5, 2013

In an era where MBA applicants often come across as overly packaged and polished, the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management decided to shake things up last year by [...]

Testing Accommodations on the GMAT - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 4, 2013

Do you qualify for testing accommodations on the GMAT? Or do you think you might? In the first half of this article, we talked about the general application process for [...]

MBA Career Search: How Recruiters Use the GMAT to Assess Job Candidates

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 3, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scJ6Xuj2YIA[/youtube] Did you know that your GMAT score may impact your MBA career opportunities? Jeff Rice, Executive Director of Career Management at Fisher College of Business , will explain how hiring [...]

Testing Accommodations on the GMAT - Part 1

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 3, 2013

Do you qualify for testing accommodations on the GMAT? Or do you think you might? Broadly speaking, the term accommodations refers to altering the testing conditions for a particular student in [...]

Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Prep

by Clear Admit on Nov 1, 2013

With interview invitations from a number of programs already on their way out to Round One applicants, we wanted to offer some more advice on this element of the admissions [...]