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Indian School of Business Announces New Scholarships

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 31, 2014

The Indian School of Business has introduced 10 merit-based full tuition fee waivers applicable to candidates applying this year to the Post Graduate Program in Management. According to the school, the [...]

MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 30, 2014

The growing number of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered at the top business schools is something of a hot button topic these days. Harvard Business School joined the fray [...]

Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 29, 2014

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity [...]

Assess 5 Funding Options to Help Pay for an MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 28, 2014

Getting your MBA acceptance letter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but submitting your deposit for business school is a thrill of a different kind. After you decide where to attend, you’ll [...]

US News Names 10 Most Expensive MBA Programs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 27, 2014

In addition to its standard business school rankings released annually, US News and World Report occasionally releases a "short list" magnifying individual data points. Recently, the news magazine takes a [...]

GMAT Prep Challenge: Can You Do This Math Problem?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 25, 2014

No introduction to this one—see what you can figure out and then we’ll talk about it! This is a GMATPrep® problem from the free exams. * “If n and y are [...]

GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? - Part 3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 24, 2014

Welcome to the third part of our series focusing on the First Glance in Sentence Correction . If you haven’t read the previous installments yet, you can start with how [...]

MBA Success Practices for Indian, East Asian, European, & Other Foreign Nationals

by Beat The GMAT on Aug 19, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOZP6cw4KSA[/youtube] Dr. Shel Watts, CEO & Founder of MBA Admit , discusses high-impact actions for Indian, East Asian, European, and other Foreign National candidates that can help bring success with the [...]

GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? - Part 2

by Beat The GMAT on Aug 16, 2014

Last time, we talked about how to find a starting point on a Sentence Correction problem when the starting point doesn’t leap out at you . If you haven’t read [...]

How Does Social Media Fit Into Your MBA Application Strategy?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 15, 2014

In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and marketing themselves effectively during the MBA application [...]

Admissions Tip: Feedback Session Etiquette

by Clear Admit on Aug 15, 2014

At the beginning of April, we discussed the importance of  signing up for a feedback session  when one is planning to reapply to a program that provides this opportunity. Today [...]

Who Thinks Up Those MBA Essay Questions?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 12, 2014

With so many elite schools either reducing the number of required essays in recent years, or getting really creative with their prompts—raise your hand if you remember Berkeley Haas ' [...]

2014-2015 Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 11, 2014

Kellogg 's close-knit community values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, [...]

Tips and Tricks for Writing Compelling Essays

by Beat The GMAT on Aug 11, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yC0oanm9hA[/youtube] Kofi Kankam, Co-founder of Admit Advantage and Wharton MBA / Harvard College alum, demonstrates the essential elements to include and strategies to follow to develop an effective essay. [...]

Emory Business School 2014-2015 Deadlines

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 10, 2014

Emory's Goitzueta Business School has posted the deadlines for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Round 1 Deadline : October 1, 2014 Decision : December 4, 2014 Round 2 [...]

Uncover the Hidden Costs of an MBA Education

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 8, 2014

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com . Almost every business school publishes an official cost of attendance figure, but getting an MBA could cost [...]

Admissions Tip: Planning for the R1 MBA Deadlines

by Clear Admit on Aug 8, 2014

Anyone who’s familiar with the MBA application process knows that August moves forward at an accelerated pace, and come September, entire weeks seem to disappear. To help this year’s Round [...]

What Is a Good GMAT Score?

by Clear Admit on Aug 8, 2014

A 780 is a great score, sure—but you don’t need that kind of score. You probably do need something higher than 500, though. How good is good enough? The short answer [...]

4 Common Video Interview Mistakes You Should Avoid

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 5, 2014

A skyrocketing number of business schools and employers have integrated a video interview platform such as Skype into their screening process, which means applicants need to adapt to make sure [...]

CMU Tepper 2014-2015 Deadlines and Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 4, 2014

Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business has posted the following deadlines and essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Deadline: October 5, 2014 Decision: December 15, [...]

INSEAD Essays for September 2015 Intake

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 2, 2014

For the September 2015 intake, INSEAD asks applicants to answer the following job description and motivation essays . Job Description Essays Essay 1 Briefly summarise your current (or [...]

B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 1, 2014

Researchers from Harvard Business School , UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School , and HEC Paris have found that developing a daily writing habit of just 15 minutes a day could pay [...]

Admissions Tip: Using Rankings to Your Advantage

by Clear Admit on Aug 1, 2014

There are numerous sources that can knowledgeably rank the “top” MBA programs. However, because business schools receive different rankings depending on the sources’ criteria, it can be difficult to understand [...]