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INSEAD Tops Latest FT Global MBA Rankings

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 31, 2016

The Financial Times has released its 2016 Global MBA Rankings , and for the first time since the ranking's launch in 1999, a business school with a strong Asian presence— [...]

GMATPrep Reading Comp: Tackling a Tough Passage - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 29, 2016

In the first installment of this series, we deconstructed a challenging Reading Comprehension passage from the GMATPrep® free exams. Pull up that page, as I’m not going to repeat the [...]

GMATPrep Reading Comp: Tackling a Tough Passage - Part 1

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 21, 2016

Halfway through a GMATPrep® free practice test, I hit the passage I’m going to discuss in this series—and I groaned aloud the second it appeared on the screen. Why? Here’s what [...]

Should I Take Advantage of the GMAT Selection Order Pilot?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 15, 2016

You may have heard that, on Monday, some students started receiving emails inviting them to take part in a pilot program that GMAC (the organization that makes the GMAT) is [...]

GMAT Sentence Correction: What Can the Underline Tell You?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 13, 2016

I ran across the problem below when I was reviewing a GMATPrep® test that I took a while back, and as soon as I saw it, I knew I needed [...]

5 Tips on Making the Most of an MBA Fair

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 12, 2016

In order to really get a feel for the atmosphere at a school, you need to understand the profile of the people the school attracts, of its administrative staff, and [...]

3 Tips for Applying to B-School After Years in the Workforce

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 10, 2016

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade, and with that, work experience expectations have shifted as well. But not everyone is ready or [...]

Make the Most of Each MBA Application Component

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 9, 2016

As you pull together your MBA application materials for Round 2, try to think of each component as an opportunity to tell the Adcom something new about yourself. What we mean [...]

On a B-School Waitlist? Do These 3 Things Right Now

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 8, 2016

Ah, the waitlist … such an agonizing place to find oneself after applying to the business school of your dreams. There’s no denying that this temporary state of limbo is [...]

Strategies for Defining Your MBA Goals

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 7, 2016

While it sounds simple enough, many b-school hopefuls struggle with the question of addressing their career goals because although they know they want an MBA, they haven’t yet clearly defined [...]

Tips for Your Video MBA Interview

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 6, 2016

Did you know that an increasing number of MBA programs are making use of online video-interview platforms? That’s right—for some schools, you must record responses to one or more short-answer [...]

B-School Students Can Network Effectively and Economically

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 5, 2016

The travel and networking experiences that MBA students have at their fingertips is just one of the many amazing benefits of business school. Whether the motive is a tech trek [...]

Decoding Number Properties on the GMAT - Part 3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 5, 2016

Welcome to the 3 rd and final installment of our mini-series on Number Properties. We’ve been doing a deep dive into Divisibility and Prime issues (see Part 1 and Part [...]

Develop a Smart Social Media Strategy for MBA Applications

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 4, 2016

When applying to business school, your MBA essays and interviews are the primary way to market yourself and generate positive attention from the admissions committee. But the way you present [...]

Getting Ready for Round 2 MBA Applications

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 1, 2016

For many people, the lead up to the new year is a time of merriment and a full calendar of socializing with family and friends. However, for Round 2 MBA [...]