Author Archive - stacyblackman

GMAT Now Features Enhanced Score Report

By - Feb 3, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council has launched a new GMAT Enhanced Score Report, providing test takers with access to an in-depth analysis of their overall performance on the GMAT, including their performance on the various sections and subsections within the exam.  The report provides metrics that...

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Round 2 Updates from MIT Sloan

By - Feb 2, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management will be ready to send out Round 2 interview invitations starting the week of February 16th, a recent post on the MIT Sloan MBA admissions blog reveals. These interviews are conducted by MIT Sloan admissions staff only,...

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Wharton’s Advice for the Team-Based Discussion

By - Feb 2, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School plans on sending out Round 2 team-based discussion invites on February 12th, and deputy vice dean of MBA admissions Maryellen Reilly Lamb shared a few tips about the experience in her most recent blog post. Here’s a quick refresher on...

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Endowment Creates Social Enterprise Center at Columbia

By - Jan 30, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

A new center created at Columbia Business School will help develop the next generation of business leaders’ understanding of how management impacts society and the environment. In a statement released Wednesday, Columbia Business School announced that Sandra and Tony Tamer made a “transformative endowment gift” that...

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Michigan Ross Director on Interviewing, Team Exercise

By - Jan 30, 06:07 AM   Comments [0]

This weekend, on-campus interviews kick off at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Soojin Kwon has some reminders for MBA applicants on how to shine during your interview, and also shares Ross’s perspective on why the team...

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Endowment Creates Social Enterprise Center at Columbia

By - Jan 29, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

A new center created at Columbia Business School will help develop the next generation of business leaders’ understanding of how management impacts society and the environment. In a statement released Wednesday, Columbia Business School announced that Sandra and Tony Tamer made a “transformative endowment gift” that...

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Negotiating Merit Scholarships

By - Jan 28, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

Being accepted into an MBA program is a major accomplishment that makes the months of application preparation (and worrying) all worth it. Icing on the cake is learning that you’ve also been awarded a merit scholarship. If you suddenly find yourself with a financial incentive to...

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The MBA Tour Hosts Events Across North America in 2015

By - Jan 27, 21:55 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re considering pursuing an MBA degree, attending an MBA fair is a great place to start. The MBA Tour is hosting six events across North America this winter 2015. What are the benefits of attending an MBA Tour conference? Hear from students who have attended:  1:1...

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Harvard Tops Financial Times 2015 Global MBA Ranking

By - Jan 27, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Financial Times released its 2015 global MBA ranking of the best business schools, and the results showed no surprises—only a shuffling—at the very top. This is the third time in a row Harvard Business School has taken the crown, and the sixth...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - Jan 26, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com While I occasionally hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT score, the truth is that  accepting students with stellar scores of 700 or higher is more the norm at the most...

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