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Should I Re-Take the GMAT? If So, How?

by on Feb 28, 2015

So you’ve taken the test and you aren’t entirely happy with your score. How do you decide whether to re-take the test? It might be the case that your score is [...]

Should I Take the GMAT or the GRE?

by on Feb 20, 2015

Most business schools now accept both the GMAT and the GRE, so which one should you take? I’ve written on the topic before but it’s been nearly a year and [...]

Break Your “Good” GMAT Study Habits

by on Feb 15, 2015

Distractions are bad. Routine, concentration, and hard work are good.  These all seem like common-sense rules for studying, right? Surprisingly (for many people, at least), learning science tells us that [...]

Should You Retake the GMAT?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 13, 2015

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. While I occasionally hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT [...]

Strong Job Market Predicted for 2015 B-School Graduates

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 12, 2015

What turned out to be a strong job market for business school and management degree graduates in 2014 should continue into 2015, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council‘s (GMAC) [...]

How to Infer on the GMAT

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 12, 2015

We’re going to kill two birds with one stone in this week’s article. Inference questions pop up on both Critical Reasoning (CR) and Reading Comprehension (RC), so you definitely want to [...]

Build an Effective MBA Application as a Female Candidate

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 9, 2015

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. It’s tempting to dismiss the idea that female MBA applicants can benefit from targeted tips when applying to business school [...]

What to Do When Waitlisted by Your Dream B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 8, 2015

If you were a Round 1 or 2 applicant this season, over the last few weeks you may have received great news, upsetting news or a mix of both—otherwise known [...]

When Your B-School Rejection Makes the News

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 7, 2015

A popular MBA applicant blogger this season who goes by the moniker Grant Me Admission!  woke up to a huge surprise recently when he found out the profile about his [...]

Survey Says MBA Essay Trimming Trend Hasn't Spread

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 6, 2015

Kaplan Test Prep recently revealed the results of its 2014 business school admissions officers survey, which found that the vast majority of U.S. MBA programs don't plan on cutting the [...]

Should You Consider Applying in Round 3?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 4, 2015

You tried your best, but you just couldn’t pull together all of your business school materials before Round 2 deadlines hit. Now what should you do? Isn’t Round 3 where [...]

The GMAT Is Now Offering an Enhanced Score Report

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 4, 2015

Big news from GMAC, the makers of the GMAT! Starting January 29 th , you can order an Enhanced Score Report (ESR) that will contain all kinds of nifty data [...]

Michigan Ross School Gets $20M for New Leadership Center

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 3, 2015

The University of Michigan's Ross School of Business has received a $20 million gift from former General Mills CEO Stephen Sanger and his wife Karen Sanger to launch a new [...]

UV Darden School Names Scott Beardsley as Dean

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 2, 2015

The University of Virginia's Darden School of Business has appointed Scott Beardsley as its next dean, effective August 1. Beardsley succeeds Robert F. Bruner , who is completing his 10th [...]

Boothie's Advice to Early Career Candidates

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Feb 1, 2015

If you haven't already checked out the recently re-launched Booth Experience blog, run by students at Chicago Booth School of Business , you're missing out! For the uninitiated, this blog [...]