The GMAT/MBA Library

Explore the world's largest collection of GMAT prep and MBA admissions content.

IT Skills Sorely Lacking in Harvard MBAs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 31, 2013

Are business schools adequately preparing MBA students with the IT skills that tomorrow's companies will demand? Not according to a recent article in The Harbus , which asserts that Harvard [...]

The 4 Math Strategies Everyone Must Master - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 31, 2013

Last time, we talked about the first 2 of 4 quant strategies that everyone must master : Test Cases and Choose Smart Numbers. Today, we’re going to cover the 3 rd and [...]

Tepper School to Expand FlexMBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 30, 2013

Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business has been on quite a roll lately. In early November, the school took Bloomberg Businessweek 's top spot for best part-time MBA program; [...]

Which B-School Is Best for Starting a Business?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 29, 2013

Recently, the business school news website Poets & Quants crunched the numbers for its first results-based ranking of the best schools for entrepreneurship , which looks at the number of [...]

Admissions Tip: Navigating the Waitlist

by Clear Admit on Dec 27, 2013

While the past few weeks have seen a number of admits and rejections handed down to Round One MBA applicants, the fate of many remains uncertain. There is no reason [...]

Filling a Gap with Cornell's New Tech MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 26, 2013

We recently took a look at how the top business schools may not be preparing MBA students with the IT skills they'll need to manage tomorrow's companies. That won't be [...]

Upcoming MOOCs Offered by UV Darden School of Business

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 24, 2013

University of Virginia's Darden School of Business is a big proponent of massive online open courses (MOOCs). As Dean Robert Bruner , an early adopter of innovative technologies to improve [...]

Babson College Renames Online MBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 23, 2013

Babson College recently announced that it has renamed its blended online/offline MBA program the Babson MBA Blended Learning Program. The new name reflects the unique delivery model this program features [...]

The 4 Math Strategies Everyone Must Master - Part I

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 23, 2013

We need to know a lot of different facts, rules, formulas, and techniques for the quant portion of the test, but there are 4 math strategies that can be used [...]

MBA as Great Equalizer for Women

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 22, 2013

Although US Labor statistics still report women's wages lag behind their male counterparts at 81 cents on the dollar, Forté Foundation 's Elissa Ellis Sangster believes the gap could well shrink [...]

Reorient Your View, Redux

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 22, 2013

A couple of months ago, we talked about Reorienting Your View on quant problems. (If you haven’t yet read the first two articles, feel free to do so right now.) The [...]

Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls - Part II

by Clear Admit on Dec 20, 2013

Last week we offered  some advice to help applicants avoid common pitfalls  in writing their essays for the Round Two deadlines. This week we’d like to offer some more advice. Although these tips [...]

How to Stand Out in a Crowded Applicant Pool

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 18, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mgs3pwFtzPk[/youtube] Eric Duarte-McDermott, Assistant Director of Admissions for The Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, offers advice on how to make your application stand out in an overcrowded applicant [...]

How to Develop An Entrepreneurial Mindset

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 17, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7NS0Yc1AsE[/youtube] The Admissions Experts at the W.P.Carey School of Business at Arizona State University  discuss why it's critical to select an MBA program that will help you develop an entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial mindset. [...]

Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 15, 2013

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools , published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for [...]

News From the GMAC Summit (By the Makers of the GMAT)

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 14, 2013

Last Friday, I attended the biannual GMAC Summit, a special conference that the makers of the GMAT put on for test prep companies. I want to share various tidbits that [...]

How to Make a Strong B-School Application

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 9, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XbeC3h8u2g[/youtube] Hima Bindu, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at the Indian School of Business , provides some solid input on how to make your b-school application strong and stand out during [...]

Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Admissions Myths

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 8, 2013

The Stanford MBA Admission Blog has published a trio of posts designed to dispel some of the misleading myths that continue to confound applicants. From interview questions to recommendation letter [...]

Tepper Crowned Best Part-Time MBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 7, 2013

Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business takes the top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2013 ranking of the best part-time MBA programs . With a close-knit cohort of just 194 [...]

Michigan Ross Applicants Keen on Team Exercise

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 6, 2013

Although the vast majority of applicants surely goes into the new team exercise activity a bundle of nerves, the feedback given so far to Michigan Ross School of Business MBA [...]

Admissions Tip: Plan of Attack

by Clear Admit on Dec 6, 2013

With November wrapping up this week, Round Two deadlines for a number of programs are just around the corner. As most applicants are targeting multiple schools and still working to [...]

Tackling Multishape Geometry on the GMAT

by Clear Admit on Dec 6, 2013

What do you do when you realize a geometry problem has just popped up on the screen? Try this GMATPrep® problem from the free practice test and then we’ll talk about [...]

UT McCombs Offers MBA Admissions Interview Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 5, 2013

A recent post on the Texas MBA Insider blog has five important tips for conquering the MBA admissions interview . Julia Campbell , associate director of admissions at UT McCombs [...]

Carnegie Mellon Receives $67M Gift from David Tepper

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 4, 2013

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus  David Tepper , namesake of the university's business school, has donated $67 million to create a major new academic hub that will further strengthen collaboration among [...]

UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 3, 2013

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that [...]

Page 1 of 2  >  >>