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On A Pursuit of Awesomeness

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 30, 2013

Give yourself a hand. Seriously. I know it seems ridiculous, but take a moment to step away from the stresses of the business school admissions process, and give yourself a [...]

Inferring from the Meteor Stream Passage

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 30, 2013

Last time, we took a look at the Meteor Stream passage from the free set of questions that comes with GMATPrep® (not from the practice CATs). Click the link in [...]

How to Stand Out When You Have The Same 'Ol Story As Everyone Else

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 26, 2013

Hi there! Could these crisp, windswept days be any prettier? Even though it’s not that warm yet in Los Angeles, my sandals and patio are beckoning me. At this time of year, [...]

Preparing for the Fall Application Cycle

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 25, 2013

[youtube][/youtube] During this exclusive webinar, Marc Zawel, co-founder of  AcceptU , discussed how to best prepare yourself now for success in this fall’s business school application cycle. [...]

How to Keep on Trucking Even When it Feels Impossible

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 23, 2013

It’s always amazing how much longer the day feels when the sun goes down later! And as the days stretch longer in my part of the world, your workload is probably [...]

Exercise Makes You Smarter

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 22, 2013

I just read a really fascinating post on the New York Times’ Well blog . We’ve known for a long time that exercise has a whole host of good benefits, [...]

How to Squeeze Everything into Just a Few Short Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 21, 2013

Right about now, your path to b-school probably feels somewhat overwhelming. Right? You’ve got multiple applications. That means letters, interviews and most importantly, essays. It’s time to get serious, buckle [...]

How to Read Tough Science Passages

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 21, 2013

In the past, we’ve done some “one-off” review of parts of RC passages, but this time I’ve got a full one for you. In this article, we’ll look at how to [...]

Columbia Business School Launches 'Notes to the Next Class'

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 19, 2013

Columbia Business School has announced the launch of a new online space called Notes to the Next Class. Here, current students as well as the 41,000-plus alumni around the world [...]

New Accreditation Standards for Management Education

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 17, 2013

To provide leadership for the new challenges and opportunities facing management education today, AACSB International (AACSB) has released a new set of accreditation standards for the world's leading business schools. Approved [...]

MBA Innovation Summit Explores Life Cycle of Ideas

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 16, 2013

On Friday, April 5th, MBA students from Yale School of Management , Columbia Business School , and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School came together for the second annual MBA [...]

50 Years Later: Gender Gaps Persists at HBS

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 15, 2013

Harvard Business School marked this year's 50th anniversary of admitting women to the two-year MBA Program with the W50 Summit on April 4-5th. The event, which drew more than 800 female [...]

Weigh Fit to Choose Between Multiple B-School Admissions Offers

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 14, 2013

Round Two business school decisions are pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools. While the adage is "There's [...]

What’s This Mean? When to Use Common Sense on Sentence Correction

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 13, 2013

I totally understand why the test writers want to test meaning on SC – after all, business communication hinges more on meaning than anything else. Nobody’s going to care if [...]

This Problem is Work!

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 5, 2013

Raise your hand if you love rate and work questions. They’re awesome, right? They tend to be fairly long, and the set-up is pretty complex, plus we get to build [...]