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NYU Stern 2013-2014 Essay Questions, Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 30, 2013

New York University's Stern School of Business has announced the application deadlines and essay topics for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year’s four deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 15, [...]

Meet the 2013 BTG Scholarship Winners: Rohit Sahdev

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 30, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuOG1v_lfPs[/youtube] Meet  Rohit Sahdev , the 7th place winner for the 2013 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition! Out of 349 applicants, we only got to pick 8 winners this year! It was an [...]

Cornell Johnson 2013-2014 Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 29, 2013

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the following application deadlines for both the two-year and accelerated MBA programs. Also, in a recent update to the admission's blog, Christine Sneva [...]

Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 28, 2013

Despite all of the attention paid to  extracurriculars during the MBA application process , it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved [...]

HBS 2+2 Success for Economics Major

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 27, 2013

Anita was a college senior at Northwestern and was weighing her postgraduate options. She thought Harvard Business School ’s 2+2 program was perfect for her, as she would get two [...]

Columbia Business School Launches Entrepreneurs Lab

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 26, 2013

The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School recently announced the creation a new space designed to support student entrepreneurs across the entire campus. Known as Columbia Entrepreneurs Lab [...]

WWSD* (What Would Stacey Do)? - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 26, 2013

In the first half of this series, we talked about the big picture stuff: overall mindset, what the GMAT really tests, and how that impacts timing and the study process. Now, [...]

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School 2013-14 Deadlines, Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 25, 2013

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has posted the application deadlines and essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Deadlines Early Action Round Deadline: October 18, 2013 Notification: December 13, [...]

Articulating Your Dream: Crafting the Perfect MBA Essay

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 24, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I337Mn7GYJg[/youtube] During this webinar, Kofi Kankam, Co-Founder of Admit Advantage and a Wharton & Harvard MBA graduate, shares proven strategies for ensuring your essays are dynamic, authentic, and effective. *Editor’s Note: Please [...]

Meet the 2013 BTG Scholarship Winners: Jose Huerta

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 22, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqQ5iw2Luu4[/youtube] Meet  Jose Huerta , the 8th place winner for the 2013 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition! Out of 349 applicants, we only got to pick 8 winners this year! It was an [...]

Admissions Tip: Crafting Your Résumé for the MBA Application Process

by Clear Admit on Jun 21, 2013

We wanted to offer some general tips for the Class of 2016 applicants on getting the most mileage out of résumés in the admissions process. As many of our readers [...]

Move From Family Business to B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 19, 2013

Applicants who have worked in a family business sometimes worry that their professional profile won't measure up when compared with other MBA hopefuls with more traditional employment paths. Nothing could [...]

What Are My Chances? Tips for Getting Accepted with a Low GPA or GMAT Score

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 18, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E2VKZ6CIe4[/youtube] During this webinar, Brandon Tuck, Director of Admissions at Drucker School of Management , has shared some recommendations on how to increase your chances of being admitted with a low GPA [...]

WWSD (What Would Stacey Do)?

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 18, 2013

I sat down to think about a topic and suddenly realized that I’m writing my 201 st  GMAT article! How do I have anything left to write about?!? The GMAT is [...]

Stanford GSB Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 11, 2013

Stanford Graduate School of Business has just published the essay questions without changes for this new application cycle, maintaining the theme of candid self-evaluation and authenticity. The Stanford GSB MBA [...]

The Master Resource List for Critical Reasoning

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 10, 2013

Which CR question type drives you crazy? Boldface? Find the Assumption? Inference? I’ve put together what I’m calling the Master Resource List for this question type. A couple of disclaimers. First, [...]

Explaining a CR Discrepancy

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 9, 2013

Going for 90 th + percentile on verbal? Chances are you’ve spent most of your Critical Reasoning study time focused on the major question types, and that is a good [...]

Columbia Business School Posts 2013-2014 MBA Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 8, 2013

Columbia Business School , which recently released the 2013-2014 application deadlines , has now announced the essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. This year's essay questions are: Short [...]

Michigan Ross School of Business 2014 Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 7, 2013

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has made some changes to its 2013-2014 MBA application essays, which are now available online. This year, the Ross MBA program has broadened [...]

Statistically Surprising GMAT Mistakes Students Make All of the Time and Don't Realize

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 6, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msg-rR7SRlc[/youtube] Veritas Prep's GMAT Question Bank has logged over 500,000 responses to thousands of questions, and these statistics have plenty of stories to tell. Which questions are the most effective at [...]

INSEAD Releases Deadlines for September 2014 Intake

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 4, 2013

INSEAD has posted the deadlines  for the September 2014 intake. The three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 2, 2013 Interview Decision Notification: November 8, 2013 Final Decision Notification: December 20, 2013 [...]

UPenn Wharton School MBA Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 2, 2013

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has released the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2013 Notification: December [...]

Hiring Up 4% for Class of 2013 B-School Grads

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 1, 2013

The job market continues to improve for graduate business school degree holders, as more employers plan to hire MBAs and specialized business master’s talent than did so last year, according [...]

What The GMAT Really Tests

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 1, 2013

The GMAT is not a math test. Nor is it a grammar test. Sure, you have to know something (well, a lot of things!) about these topics in order to [...]