Rejected MBA Applicants: What’s Next?

By - Nov 24, 23:22 PM   Comments [0]

Since that gut-wrenching moment when you were denied by your dream business school, you’ve probably gone through the classic stages of grief: Denial (“This is impossible!); Anger (“I hate that @#&%Z* school!”; Bargaining (“Maybe they’ll reconsider if I just call or write the adcom”);...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By - Nov 24, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, a national holiday during which we give pause – at least for a brief moment – to count our blessings. Wherever you are, that is a good exercise. An attitude of gratitude is worth cultivating throughout the year. I firmly...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By - Nov 24, 11:21 AM   Comments [0]

On behalf of the entire team here at Stacy Blackman Consulting, today we’d like to wish our U.S.-based followers and clients a lovely Thanksgiving and a joyous holiday season. In this time of gratitude, we give enormous thanks for our 15 amazing years in the MBA...

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You’ve Interviewed – now what?

By - Nov 24, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

You may have just finished your first interview for business school. What’s next? As former Admissions Directors who have interviewed many candidates over the years, we recommend taking a few important next steps at this stage. 1)   Make sure to write a short but tailored thank you note to...

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5 Ways Gratitude Can Improve Your B-School Application!

By - Nov 24, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions I wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Even if you are not American. Take a moment to appreciate the things you have in your life. Gratitude can positively impact the state of your heart per research from the American...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 24)

By - Nov 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math How many positive integers less than 100 are multiples of both 16 and 14? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators....

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GMAT SC Grammar: Phrases as Subjects

By - Nov 23, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

To begin, four GMAT SC Practice Questions.   1) Buying tradition growth stocks at the low points immediately following periods of sharp decline are not guaranteed in producing long term gains. (A) are not guaranteed in producing (B) is not guaranteed in producing (C) is not guaranteed for producing (D) is...

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The Best U.S. Business Schools of 2016 – The Ranking Of MBA Rankings

By - Nov 23, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

The business school rankings of 2016 agree about one thing – Harvard Business School is the #1 school in the US. There is also general consensus that Stanford GSB is close behind. But does the sum of the five major media rankings this year suggest...

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$15 Million Endowment Gift to NYU Stern School of Business to Benefit Veterans

By - Nov 23, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Alumnus Lorenzo Fertitta (MBA ’93) and his brother Frank J. Fertitta III have given New York University’s Stern School of Business a $15 million endowment gift to create a new program exclusively for U.S. military veteran and active duty students who will be entering the...

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Stand Out! A Critical Goal for Your Application

By - Nov 23, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

I covered the importance of showing fit in Episode 162 "Focus on Fit," the second most popular show of 2016 and the most popular show of the second half of 2016. But there is a second focus you need if you want to apply successfully...

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