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Save Time and Eliminate Frustration on DS: Draw It Out!

by on Mar 31, 2014

Some Data Sufficiency questions present you with scenarios: stories that could play out in various complicated ways, depending on the statements. How do you get through these with a minimum [...]

How to Get Into Your Dream B-School

by Beat The GMAT on Mar 30, 2014

[youtube][/youtube] Gary Christensen, Director of Graduate Admissions at The University of Tampa , along with his counselors provides 10 tips to increase your chances of getting into your dream b-school. [...]

How to Learn from Your GMAT Problem Sets - Part 2

by Beat The GMAT on Mar 30, 2014

Recently, we talked about how to create Official Guide (OG) problem sets in order to practice for the test. I have one more component to add: track your work and [...]

Admissions Tip: Waitlists That Discourage Supplemental Information

by Clear Admit on Mar 28, 2014

We have previously posted some  correspondence tips  for those applicants who have been waitlisted by schools that welcome supplemental materials and communication. Today, we’d like to provide some advice to [...]

Overriding a Less-Than-Ideal GPA or GMAT Score

by Beat The GMAT on Mar 27, 2014

[youtube][/youtube] Dr. Shel Watts, CEO & Founder of MBA Admit , shares best practices for overcoming a low GPA or GMAT score in order to gain admission to top MBA programs, [...]

Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship

by Beat The GMAT on Mar 26, 2014

We're really happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for this year's Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition. This is the ninth annual edition of this contest and we're [...]

Admissions Tip: Dealing With A Ding

by Clear Admit on Mar 21, 2014

With many MBA programs beginning to release their R2 decisions, the spring notification season will soon be coming to a close. While we would like to hope that today’s topic [...]

The Economist Ranks MBA Programs for Networking Potential

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 18, 2014

One metric of The Economist 's annual ranking of business schools is the potential to network , which is arguably the most valuable aspect of the MBA experience. This sub-ranking aggregates, [...]

INSEAD Deadlines for January 2015 Intake

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 17, 2014

The INSEAD MBA program has posted the deadlines  for the January 2015 intake. Round 1 Deadline: March 21, 2014 Interview Notification: April 25, 2014 Final Decision Notification: June [...]

Round 2 Updates from UCLA Anderson School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 16, 2014

Last week, the MBA admissions office at UCLA Anderson School of Management released another batch of early Round 2 decisions . In an update to the MBA Insider's Blog , admissions [...]

Biz Ed 'Oscars' Celebrate Leading Case Writers

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 15, 2014

Film actors weren't the only superstars lauded last week. The 2014 Case Centre Awards, an annual event known as the Oscars of business education, honored the professors who have written [...]

Round 2 Updates from Michigan Ross

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 14, 2014

The finish line is almost in sight, MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business assures antsy Round 2 applicants . Last week, Kwon moderated [...]

Admissions Tip: Extracurricular Activities

by Clear Admit on Mar 14, 2014

Because it’s the time of year when applicants aiming for Fall 2014 intake are just beginning to think about the admissions process, we wanted to focus today on one element [...]

The 3 Keys to Success on Integrated Reasoning

by Clear Admit on Mar 14, 2014

Your performance on Integrated Reasoning (IR) can affect the part of the test you really care about: the Quant and the Verbal. Follow the below 3 Keys to Success and [...]

Make Your Voice Heard: Take Part in the Fifth AIGAC Applicant Survey!

by Beat The GMAT on Mar 13, 2014

2014 MBA applicants — have an opinion to share? Take the MBA Applicant Survey before March 31. The anonymous data will be shared with admissions officers from top MBA programs. [...]

Admissions Tip: Late Round Considerations

by Clear Admit on Mar 7, 2014

After a relatively sleepy February, March will soon be upon us with its extensive list of application deadlines and decision notification dates. Let’s take a look at part of the [...]

3 Ways to Recover a Fumbled MBA Interview

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 6, 2014

Many students are coming upon the interview period for the second round of business school admissions, and many applicants experience considerable angst about this component of the business school application process. There are [...]

How to Create the Most Effective GMAT Problem Sets

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 6, 2014

You’ve heard a million times that you’re supposed to create Official Guide (OG) problem sets in order to practice for the test. But how do you actually do so in [...]

Round 2 Updates from Darden MBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 5, 2014

Selected Round 2 applicants will continue to receive invitations to interview both on and off-campus, notes a recent update on the UV Darden School of Business MBA admissions blog. In fact, [...]

Harvard Celebrates Record-Making Gift

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 4, 2014

Big news came out of Harvard College recently when it announced it has received the largest single gift in the school's history with the donation of $150 million from hedge [...]

Innovation at Carnegie Mellon Gets $10M Boost

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 3, 2014

Entrepreneur James R. Swartz and his wife Susan have pledged a $10 million gift to Carnegie Mellon University to aid the university's goals of enhancing the scope and impact of [...]

Round 3 Myth-Busting by Harvard Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 2, 2014

Applying to business school in the final round is a tricky proposition, primarily because your application needs to be exceptionally strong to garner one of those oh-so-limited remaining spots. Harvard [...]

Alumni Donate $5M for New Construction at UT McCombs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 1, 2014

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik , founders of Houston energy company StarTex Power and alumni of The University of Texas at Austin, have pledged $5 million toward construction of the new [...]