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Use Social Media to Your Advantage

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 31, 2015

We’re going to tell you something you probably already know: if you’re applying to an MBA program this year, be careful about what you post online. It’s possible that business [...]

3 Ways to Show Business Schools You'll Make an Impact

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 28, 2015

Most candidates approach the MBA application process by putting their own needs first. Perhaps you have decided to pursue an MBA because you want to achieve something new, change careers or advance [...]

Ask HR: Why Hire MBAs?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 27, 2015

Special guest post provided by MBA@UNC The demand for candidates who have earned an MBA is clear across all business sectors. According to a Graduate Management Admission Council survey (the [...]

Meteor Streams: Inference on GMAT Reading Comprehension

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 27, 2015

We’re up to the very last question in the series on the Meteor Stream passage from the free set of practice questions that comes with the GMATPrep® software. If you haven’t [...]

How to Think (and Write) About Your Career Goals

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 26, 2015

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” You were probably asked this question all of the time as a little kid. Thanks to your business school applications, you’ll [...]

Travel Agent: A Profession for Confident Young People

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 25, 2015

There are very few people who do not love to travel. People by nature are curious and love to explore new places. Be it near to home or in distant [...]

2015-2016 London Business School MBA Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 25, 2015

The application for the August 2016 intake at London Business School is now open, and the MBA essay questions are as follows: Essay One: What are your post-MBA plans [...]

2015-2016 Kelley School MBA Application Deadlines, Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 24, 2015

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has posted the following MBA application deadlines and essay prompts for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Application Deadlines Early Round Deadline: October 15, 2015 Notification [...]

Michigan Ross Reports Record GMAT Scores for Class of 2017

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 23, 2015

What do a Broadway violinist, a former White House aide, the founders of a single origin Colombian coffee company, and a former member of a boy band in Taiwan have [...]

Get to the Point in Your MBA Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 22, 2015

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time when you…”) and you respond [...]

MBA Students Hit Campus Early to Brush Up Skills, Network

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 21, 2015

While classes may not officially start for weeks, a recent article in the Wall Street Journal reports that more and more MBA students are coming to campus early to participate [...]

2015-2016 UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 20, 2015

UCLA Anderson is a small and close-knit school with particular focus on entrepreneurship, entertainment, real estate and other major industries in Southern California. While UCLA has a dominant position in [...]

B-School Deans Convene at White House to Promote Women in Business

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 19, 2015

Business schools play a critical role in helping workers, companies, and leaders adapt to meet the needs of the 21st-century workforce. On August 5th, the Council on Women and Girls [...]

Find the Detail on GMAT Reading Comprehension

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 19, 2015

I’ve got another installment for you in the series on the Meteor Stream passage from the free set of practice questions that comes with the GMATPrep® software. This post contains the [...]

Part Time MBA Programs Are a Boon to Interested Management Aspirants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 18, 2015

Today's article was submitted by Sujain Thomas. Studying MBA is the latest trend among young graduates who seek better job opportunities. In certain cases MBA aspirants go through regular study [...]

Adcom Secrets: 5 Key Tips to MBA Success

by Beat The GMAT on Aug 13, 2015

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qvljPmBfwM[/youtube] Emily Warter, Assistant Director of Recruitment for the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, shares the top 5 things the Adcom looks for in MBA candidates. [...]

MBA Your Resume

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 11, 2015

First, the (kinda) bad news: it’s unlikely you’ll be able to use the current version of your resume for your business school applications. In fact, you’re probably going to want [...]

Find the Assumption on GMAT Reading Comprehension

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 11, 2015

A couple of years ago, I wrote a small series on the Meteor Stream passage from the free set of practice questions that comes with the GMATPrep® software. A student [...]

Focus on Career Progression, Results for a Successful MBA Resume

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 10, 2015

While most business school applicants might readily accept the need to spend weeks or months on test prep and MBA essays, many wrongly assume they can simply tweak their current professional [...]

How to Make a Positive Impression on HBS Admissions Team

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 9, 2015

Round one application deadlines are less than two months away at most top MBA programs, and that means many candidates are currently hustling to put together an application package that [...]

Texas MBA Gives Admissions Perspective on GMAT vs. GRE

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 7, 2015

A great many MBA programs now accept the GRE as an alternative to the GMAT as an entrance requirement, but applicants may still wonder whether business schools truly view both [...]

Paying for Your MBA with Fellowships, Scholarships

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 6, 2015

Business school is an expensive investment, and it's never too early to start figuring out how you will pay for it. An MBA must be seen as a long-term investment, [...]

Financing Your MBA - Part I

by Clear Admit on Aug 5, 2015

Getting into a top-ranked MBA program is no small feat. With application deadlines recently posted at several leading schools, many prospective applicants are laser focused now on preparing for the [...]

The Importance of Picking the Right Recommenders

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 5, 2015

Although most Round 1 applications aren’t due until the fall, it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about who’s going to support you as you pull together your materials. [...]

2015-2016 Columbia MBA Application Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 4, 2015

Columbia Business School is highly concerned about fit and your knowledge of the program. New York City is another aspect of the school that pervades its culture and defines some [...]

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