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Stanford MBA Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 31, 2013

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the essay questions and updated guidelines for letters of recommendation for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions season. The questions remain unchanged from last year's [...]

UC Berkeley Haas MBA Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 29, 2013

The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has released the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions cycle. The three round deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 16, 2013 Notification: [...]

Business Schools Look at Applicants' EQ, Says WSJ

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 28, 2013

As if worrying about your GMAT scores, essay prompts and letters of recommendation wasn't enough, more and more business schools are incorporating assessments in emotional intelligence quotient , or EQ, [...]

10 Insider Tips for Admission into Wharton

by Beat The GMAT on May 28, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtmiJ3AI8qs[/youtube] Stratus Prep Founder and CEO, Shawn O'Connor, discusses 10 actionable strategies for getting into the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania . This interactive webinar will include exclusive [...]

Michigan Ross MBA Program Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 27, 2013

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. This year’s deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, [...]

Columbia Business School MBA Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 26, 2013

Columbia Business School has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. The upcoming deadlines are: August 2014 Entry Early Decision Deadline: October 2, 2013 Merit Fellowships Consideration Deadline: [...]

MBA Admissions Scoop: Legally Admitted

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 26, 2013

Doug enlisted the help of his Stacy Blackman consultant when he started researching schools and realized very few successful MBA applicants had a similar legal background to his. Doug had [...]

Reading Comprehension is Like Speed Dating

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 26, 2013

Imagine two friends, Gina and Tina, who are going to a speed-dating event. Gina really,  really  wants a boyfriend. Tina is just going because Gina dragged her there, and she’s [...]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 25, 2013

As a prospective MBA, you'll benefit enormously from taking time at the beginning of your application process to contemplate the path you're about to take. This is a great time to [...]

Admissions Tip: Going Beyond School Websites

by Clear Admit on May 24, 2013

In keeping with the recent Admissions Tips we have posted for the new crop of applicants to the Class of 2016, today we want to offer some tips on engaging [...]

Want a 750+? Think Your Way Through This Challenge Problem!

by Clear Admit on May 24, 2013

A few months ago, I wrote a couple of articles targeted toward those students looking for a super-high score (one for quant , one for verbal ). I challenged students [...]

Indian School of Business 2013-2014 Deadlines, Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 23, 2013

The 2013-2014 MBA application to the Indian School of Business (ISB) is now live. Here are the deadlines and essay prompts for the upcoming admissions cycle. Cycle One Deadline: September [...]

2013 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners

by Beat The GMAT on May 21, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGDAML456sA[/youtube] Beat The GMAT is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Beat The GMAT Scholarship. Congrats to the eight winners below: 1st place: Grace Lesser 2nd place: [...]

Kellogg School Wins 2013 International Impact Investing Challenge

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 20, 2013

Four MBA students from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management took top honors at the 2013 International Impact Investing Challenge on April 26th at the World Bank in Washington, DC. The [...]

IU Kelley School of Business Names Idalene Kesner Dean

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 18, 2013

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has announced that Idalene "Idie" Kesner will head the school as its next dean, pending approval by the IU Board of Trustees. Kesner, who becomes [...]

Assessing Your MBA Profile

by Beat The GMAT on May 18, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyAfRr1DxxE[/youtube] How will admissions officers weigh your MBA application? How do admissions officers deal with the situation they face of too many good candidates and not enough seats in the class? [...]

Admissions Tip: Approaching the Career Goals Essay

by Clear Admit on May 17, 2013

With  essay topics  for the coming year already being released by some schools, there are applicants who are eager to get started on their written applications. Though essay questions tend [...]

What to Expect on Test Day

by Clear Admit on May 16, 2013

I’ve talked to a ton of students recently who were surprised by some detail of test day—and that detail affected their performance. In most of these cases, the “surprising” detail [...]

Chicago Booth Offers 4 Ways to While Away the Wait

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 14, 2013

The waiting game at the end of round 3 is a nail-biter for MBA applicants, whether you're hoping for an interview invitation or enduring a stretch on a waitlist. Joanna [...]

How to Cope With B-School Rejections

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 12, 2013

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn't always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application [...]

Stanford MBA Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 11, 2013

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: October 2, [...]

Columbia Business School Receives $100 Million Gift

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 10, 2013

Columbia Business School announced that Ronald O. Perelman , Chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and a member of the School’s Board of Overseers, has pledged $100 [...]

Vanderbilt Owen School Culls New Dean from Tuck

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 9, 2013

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management has named M. Eric Johnson as dean effective July 1st, pending approval by the Vanderbilt Board of Trust. Currently, Johnson is associate dean [...]

Wharton School Dean Won't Seek Reappointment

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 8, 2013

Dean Thomas S. Robertson of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced his decision to step down when his seven-year term expires next year on June 30, 2014. Upon [...]

Why Does It Say This? The Meteor Stream Passage

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 8, 2013

Originally, I was only planning to do one question from the Meteor Stream passage. But this one is so much fun, I figured why not? Yes, I’m being sarcastic. I don’t [...]

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