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GMAT Mastery: Manage Time and Avoid Traps on CR and RC

by on May 31, 2016

On Verbal, we’re asked for the “best” answer—not the “objectively correct” answer that we need to find on quant—so it can be really easy to fall for a tempting trap, [...]

4 Key Career Benefits from MBA Programs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 25, 2016

Business school graduates benefit not only from a solid return on investment through substantial salary increases, but also by deepening the knowledge, skills and abilities they will need for future [...]

Seemingly Similar MBA Applicants, Different Outcomes

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 23, 2016

If Round 2 results from your dream school are in and you didn’t get the news you were hoping for, it can be pretty devastating. After months of hard work [...]

How to Do Math FAST for the GMAT - Part 2

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 23, 2016

Welcome to the second installment of our Fast Math series. (Miss part 1? Take a look here .) Here’s the basic premise: I’m always on the lookout for ways to get [...]

How to Do Math FAST for the GMAT - Part 1

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 22, 2016

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty lazy when it comes to doing math on paper. Blame constant access to Excel and the calculator on my phone … but [...]

4 Times Pursuing an MBA Makes Total Sense

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 16, 2016

For many people, business school is the ideal platform to continue their professional and personal development and achieve their career goals. Take a look at these common motivating factors to determine whether [...]

Deciding Which MBA Program Is Right for You

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 15, 2016

Are you gearing up to apply for an MBA program this fall? I can’t stress enough how important it is to put significant thought into which programs you’re going to [...]

How to Create the Best GMAT Problem Sets

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 14, 2016

Initially, when you’re studying a new topic or problem type, you won’t do sets of problems; instead, you’ll just try one problem at a time. As you gain experience, though, [...]

What to Do if You’re Waitlisted

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 9, 2016

All MBA applicants are anxious to learn whether or not they’ve been admitted to their dream schools. For some prospective MBAs, however, those decision dates come and go … and [...]

How to Decide Between MBA Programs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 7, 2016

If  you’ve been accepted into more than one MBA program, congratulations! Let’s just take a moment to appreciate how many people wish they were you right now. We certainly hope [...]

Choosing Among Multiple Offers of Admission

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 6, 2016

Round Two business school decisions have come pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools. Despite the adage, "You [...]

Final Exam: Are You a Great GMAT Guesser? - Part 4

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 6, 2016

Okay, you’ve had several weeks to practice your GMAT guessing . Let’s put your newfound skills to the test! (If you’re reading all these articles at once, stop here. Give yourself [...]

To-Do List for Admitted, Waitlisted, or Denied MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 3, 2016

With round two notifications pouring in from many schools, MBA hopefuls need to know what to do now, no matter which status group—admitted, waitlisted, denied—they fall into. Once the celebrating has [...]

What to Do if You Didn't Get in Anywhere

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 1, 2016

While we know that lots of people are still waiting for the results of their Round 2 application efforts—or are hoping to get off of waitlists or be accepted somewhere [...]