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Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 31, 2014

Acceptance of the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT among U.S. business schools has reached critical mass, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of business school admissions [...]

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

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 31, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYrYAa6e0pY[/youtube] Did you know that your GMAT score may impact your MBA career opportunities? Jeff Rice, Executive Director of Career Management for the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State [...]

2014-2015 Cornell MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 30, 2014

Over the past several years Cornell’s Johnson MBA  program has revamped everything from the curriculum, to the programs offered by the school to the application process. Candidates can now choose [...]

Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 29, 2014

The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview [...]

The Last 14 Days before Your GMAT: Building Your Game Plan - Part 1

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 29, 2014

What’s the optimal way to spend your last 14 days before the real test? Several students have asked me this question recently, so that’s what we’re going to discuss today! [...]

Help! I’m Applying 2nd Round But Don’t Have My GMAT Score Yet!

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 21, 2014

It’s October again. People are starting to panic because they want to apply second round (early January!) and they don’t yet have the score they want on the GMAT. Let’s [...]

Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish - Part 4

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 13, 2014

We’re almost done with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, [...]

Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish - Part 3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 12, 2014

We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, [...]

IESE's New Course in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 7, 2014

Spain's IESE Business School has introduced a new MBA course in "Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship" that explores the connection between social and financial objectives. A total of 72 MBA students [...]

Candidate Success Stories

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 7, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y9mTFbRXTw[/youtube] Kofi Kankam, Co-Founder of Admit Advantage , reviews several case studies of candidate success stories. These case studies include career changers, candidates overcoming poor grades/GMAT, and candidates who did an [...]

Know Parents' Role in the MBA Admissions Process

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 5, 2014

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If Mom and Dad are actively involved in your MBA application process, then it might be time to rethink [...]

Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 4, 2014

We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! ( Click here to read part 1.) Last time, we deconstructed the entire [...]

UNC Kenan-Flagler's History of Sustainable Enterprise

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 3, 2014

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is celebrating its 15th anniversary as a global leader in sustainable enterprise. The school began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach—measuring success [...]

A Strategy of Inspired Growth at Kellogg

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 2, 2014

Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management recently announced it has reached several key milestones in its Envision Kellogg plan for transformation, including a new brand strategy focused on “inspiring growth.” The [...]

Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 1, 2014

Cornell University and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) have partnered to create a dual MBA and Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program launching in fall 2015. The dual [...]