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2015 Survey Results of Prospective MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 31, 2015

More than 34% of business school applicants believe that the admissions process is less rigorous for women, the annual survey by Stacy Blackman Consulting reveals. The poll also indicated that 63.46% [...]

HBS Admissions to Launch New 'MBA Voices' Blog

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 30, 2015

Dee Leopold , director of MBA admissions at Harvard Business School , recently made a couple of interesting announcements on her blog. For one, the space has been renamed "Direct [...]

Harvard Business School Launches Gender Initiative

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 29, 2015

In an effort to accelerate the progress of women leaders, Harvard Business School has announced it will launch the Gender Initiative to to support research, teaching, and knowledge dissemination that promotes [...]

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) - Part 6

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 29, 2015

In previous weeks, we’ve used the GRW process to tackle PS, DS, SC, and CR, bringing us to RC. What’s the GRW process, you ask? If you haven’t read the previous [...]

Michigan Ross Dean to Step Down in 2016

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 28, 2015

Alison Davis-Blake has announced she will resign as dean of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business when her five-year term ends in June 2016, according to an e-mail [...]

New Edition of Advanced Quant: Study the Hardest Quant Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 21, 2015

I am super excited to announce a new edition of our Advanced Quant Strategy Guide ! We worked hard on this book all of last year (yes, it takes a [...]

2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners

by Beat The GMAT on May 19, 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship  winners! This year we had so many applications that it was incredibly tough to choose the seven winners. A big congrats to everyone who [...]

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) - Part 5

by Beat The GMAT on May 13, 2015

Welcome to part 5 of our series on how to answer every single GMAT problem you’ll ever see. :) If you haven’t already read the earlier installments, start with part [...]

LAST CHANCE! Change Your Life with the 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship

by Beat The GMAT on May 7, 2015

Becoming a world-changer doesn’t happen overnight. That’s why Beat The GMAT is proud to present the 10th annual scholarship competition for business school applicants. Serving more than 2.4 million MBA [...]

In B-School, One Size Does Not Fit All

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 5, 2015

Poets & Quants recently  published an excellent, in-depth article to help applicants figure out if your target b-schools really 'fit' you . There are so many factors that go into [...]

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) - Part 4

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 5, 2015

Welcome to the fourth installment of our series: how to tackle every problem on the GMAT. If you’re joining in the middle, go back and learn about the set of [...]

Female Leadership: Where It's Strong, Where It Can Improve

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 4, 2015

Gender issues at business school remain a hot topic in graduate management education, and three fascinating articles on the subject have recently been published. The first is a Bloomberg Businessweek [...]

Decide Whether to Pursue a Pre-MBA Internship

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 3, 2015

The summer before business school is traditionally a blissful time to just hang out, travel, sleep in and generally savor the brief respite between your turbocharged job and the whirlwind that [...]

The Introvert’s Guide to Thriving at B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 2, 2015

I finally got around to a book that’s been on my reading list for a while: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan [...]

MIT Sloan, Bank Negara Malaysia Collaborate to Establish Asia School of Business

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 1, 2015

MIT Sloan School of Management has entered into a 10-year collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia to establish the Asia School of Business (ASB) in the English-speaking global financial center of [...]

What You Must Do Now for Admission to Top B-Schools in R1

by Beat The GMAT on May 1, 2015

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmFIvTZ3AbU[/youtube] Shawn O'Connor, world-renowned admissions expert and Stratus Prep Founder and CEO, offers actionable tips to get an edge in the application process. [...]