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GRE Use Increasing in MBA Admissions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 31, 2014

When the boom hit a few years ago to begin including the GRE as a testing option for MBA admissions, uncertainty among applicants ran high. The idea of allowing students [...]

What to Do Before You Hit Submit - Pt. 2: Build Your Brand

by Beat The GMAT on May 31, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOwYJ2emXAg[/youtube] In part two of this two-part webinar series, Kofi Kankam, Co-Founder of Admit Advantage and Harvard College, Wharton MBA alumnus, discusses how to build your brand and polish your assets [...]

Emory Names First Black Female Dean of Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 30, 2014

Emory University Provost Claire Sterk has announced that Erika Hayes James , Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the university’s Goizueta Business School . James will assume her new role on [...]

Changing of the Guards at UCLA Anderson and Simon School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 29, 2014

Two new deanships have been announced in recent weeks, and both are connected to UCLA Anderson School of Management . Professor and corporate finance scholar Mark Garmaise  has been named [...]

MBA Hiring Up in 2014, Says New GMAC Survey

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 28, 2014

More companies plan to hire MBAs and other business school graduates in 2014, according to a recently published global survey of employers. Some 80% of business school recruiters plan to [...]

2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners

by Beat The GMAT on May 28, 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship  winners! This year we had 255 applications, so it was incredibly tough to choose the eight winners. A big congrats to everyone who applied—it [...]

UC Berkeley Haas 2014-2015 MBA Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 27, 2014

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business has updated the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. The three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: January [...]

Memorize This and Pick Up 2 or 3 Quant Questions on the Test!

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 27, 2014

Memorize what? I’m not going to tell you yet. Try this problem from the GMATPrep® free practice tests first and see whether you can spot the most efficient solution. * “If [...]

Tuck School of Business Fall 2015 Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 26, 2014

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. The deadlines are: Early Action Round Deadline: October 8, 2014 Notification: December 18, [...]

MIT Sloan 2014-2015 MBA Admission Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 25, 2014

The MIT Sloan School of Management has updated its MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. The deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: September 23, 2014 Notification: December 17, 2014 Round [...]

MBA Application Trends in 2014–2015

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 24, 2014

How many schools are applicants applying to? How important are MBA rankings? Should you consider submitting GRE scores rather than the GMAT? These are just a few of the questions [...]

HBS Keeps "Optional" Essay for 2014-2015 Admissions Cycle

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 23, 2014

Just one day after Harvard Business School sent out Round 3 decisions, director of MBA admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold was back on the blog with the news that [...]

Carnegie Mellon Launches Integrated Innovation Institute

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 22, 2014

Carnegie Mellon University has formally launched an Integrated Innovation Institute , a market-focused center that will cross-train students in the values, principles, thinking and methods of engineering, design and business—the [...]

UPenn Wharton School 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 21, 2014

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 16, [...]

Stanford GSB Essay Questions for Class of 2017

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 20, 2014

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has updated its admissions website with the two essays required for the 2014-2015 MBA application. These questions remain essentially unchanged from last year’s application, [...]

Columbia Business School 2014-2015 MBA Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 19, 2014

Columbia Business School has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. This year’s deadlines are: January 2015 Entry Deadline: October 8, 2014 August 2015 Entry Early Decision: [...]

Can you Spot the Meaning Error? - Part 3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 19, 2014

Welcome to the final installment in a series of three articles about meaning and sentence structure in sentence correction. Our first one tested meaning and also covered issues related to [...]

Can you Spot the Meaning Error? - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 18, 2014

Last time , we tried a problem that tested meaning; we also discussed how to compare entire chunks of the answer choices. Today, we're going to combine those two things [...]

Embrace LGBT Identity in Business School Applications

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 11, 2014

Marketing efforts to attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender MBA applicants are not cut-and-dried. While business schools can easily target potential candidates by ethnicity, asking applicants to identify themselves based [...]

Big Curriculum Changes at Cornell's Johnson School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 10, 2014

For the first time in ten years, Cornell University's Johnson School of Management has completely revamped the core MBA curriculum in order to better prepare students for the challenges of [...]

Can you Spot the Meaning Error? - Part 1

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 10, 2014

Sentence Correction tests grammar, yes, but it also tests meaning. In fact, a decent chunk of grammar actually revolves around meaning in the first place. Try this GMATPrep® problem from the [...]

HBS Launches Campaign to Raise $1 Billion

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 9, 2014

Harvard Business School plans to raise $1 billion over the next five years, and has launched an alumni outreach program to increase engagement with and among alumni well in to [...]

Admissions Tip: Round 3 Results

by Clear Admit on May 9, 2014

With the MBA programs releasing their Round 3 notifications in the upcoming weeks, the 2013-2014 admissions season is coming to a close for the vast majority of MBA aspirants. We’d [...]

Getting Accepted with Limited Work Experience

by Beat The GMAT on May 9, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgluUuwi-7o[/youtube] Aimee Akimoff, Director of Recruitment at Willamette University , provides insight on how to select an MBA program that will help you meet your career goals and be a successful [...]

Yale SOM to Operate Leadership Center in Beijing

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 8, 2014

Yale University has announced the creation of the Yale Leadership Center in Beijing , which will host leadership programming offered by schools and centers across the university. The Yale Leadership [...]

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