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The Dynamics of Having a Career in Web Design

by on Sep 30, 2015

The arrival of internet technology has made things so much cheaper and easier. The fact that you can access internet from just about any corner of the planet makes it [...]

MBA Essay Advice for Harvard Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 30, 2015

If you're planning on applying to Harvard Business School in Rounds 2 or 3, you'll want to take a look at some of the essay advice I shared in a [...]

Make the Most of Your MBA Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 29, 2015

Essay-writing is a funny thing. Before you dive into your MBA applications, 400 or 500 words can seem like the equivalent of a doorstop-size Russian novel. But once you really [...]

GMAT CR: Can You Weaken This Argument?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 29, 2015

The three most frequent GMAT CR question types are Find the Assumption, Strengthen the Argument, and Weaken the Argument. If you can master these three types, you should do well [...]

How to Make the Most of Your First Year of B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 28, 2015

Are you hoping to head to b-school next fall? It's never to early to learn from students who are currently where you want to be. This past year, Northwestern's Kellogg [...]

HBS Dean Nohria Discusses Value of the MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 27, 2015

The debate over whether the MBA degree is overrated never seems to get old, thanks to the media's regular stoking of the topic. We thought we'd share with you this [...]

Attention MBA Applicants: Beware of Friendly Advice!

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 26, 2015

As the application season ramps up, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set [...]

ROI of an MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 25, 2015

A master’s degree in business is now the most popular graduate degree in America, according to the U.S. Department of Education. But while there is clear demand for MBAs, some [...]

MBA Game Plan Pt. 2: Mastering the Application Process

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 25, 2015

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4ZnqivdHJA[/youtube] David Adams &  Sasi Goldstein, Graduate Admissions Counselors for the Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa, offer tips on how to get into your top choice schools. [...]

Getting Started on Your Aspired Salesforce Career

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 24, 2015

The greatest challenges faced by sales people in the current marketing scenario are ever increasing competition, time management and product brand recognition. Though Sales Force Automation software may not be [...]

Stanford GSB Tops Forbes ROI Ranking, Again

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 24, 2015

Recently, Forbes released its 2015 ranking of the best business schools in the United States based on the return on investment (ROI) of the MBA Class of 2010 grads. For [...]

2 Tactics to Help Avoid MBA Application Burnout

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 23, 2015

Applying to business school is a stressful, exhausting and arduous process no matter how brilliant or organized a person you are. A great way to reduce the risk of burnout [...]

Big Donation Further Funds Columbia's Manhattanville Campus

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 22, 2015

Columbia Business School has announced that alumnus Henry Kravis has increased his gift to the school to $125 million, up from $100 million, in celebration of  Columbia Business School’s Centennial [...]

Keep Going? Bail? Decision Making on GMAT CR and RC - Part 3/3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 21, 2015

In this series, we’re talking about decision-making and time management on the GMAT. If you haven’t read the earlier installments, start with part 1 first and work your way back [...]

Keep Going? Bail? Decision Making on GMAT SC - Part 2/3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 20, 2015

Last time, we talked about decision-making and time management on the quant section . It’s time to talk about verbal! Today, we’ll talk about Sentence Correction. Next time, we’ll dive [...]

Keep Going? Bail? Decision Making on GMAT Quant - Part 1/3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 12, 2015

Recently, we talked about the vital Business Mindset that is so crucial to your success on the GMAT. (If you haven’t read that one yet, go do so right now!) Today, [...]

GMAT Sentence Correction: How To Find the Core Sentence - Part 5

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Sep 4, 2015

A while back, I wrote a series on how to strip a Sentence Correction (SC) problem down to its core. A lot of my students have told me that this [...]

MBA Game Plan Pt. 1: Program Selection & School Fit

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 1, 2015

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6O37kA4clA[/youtube] David Adams and Tianyu Christina Wu, Graduate Admissions Counselors for the Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa, offer tips on how to choose the right business program [...]