MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Accounting

By - Jan 13, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 8th place for accounting. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Accounting 3907 people applied to NYU...

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UM Ross to Pilot Group Interview Sessions in China

By - Jan 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

This first wave of Round 2 interview invitations went out yesterday from University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Soojin Kwon Koh, director of MBA admissions, has shared her team's plans to test out a supplemental interview process in China later this month. Given the...

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Get Social with Columbia Business School

By - Jan 11, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

The new Voices blog at Columbia Business School recently reminded current and prospective applicants of the many ways Columbia is striving to connect with social media users to share both the student experience as well as insights into the MBA admission process. Active on both Facebook...

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Video Essay, the Future of MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to better get to know applicants beyond their stats and meticulously crafted essay answers, elite MBA programs have rolled out a number of innovative changes to their evaluation process during this application season. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School launched a new team-based discussion...

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What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Almost every day, I receive E-mails and phone calls from new clients that go something like this: "I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I've been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?" MBA hopefuls...

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Stacy Blackman Consulting, Glocap Search Join Forces

By - Jan 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Stacy Blackman Consulting has entered into a strategic partnership with New York-based Glocap Search, a leading executive search firm. The new venture will enable Glocap and SBC to add continuous value to high-caliber business professionals as they transition from the workplace to school and back. Brian...

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MBA Myth-Busting at Chicago Booth

By - Jan 11, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

It seems some myths never die, particularly where MBA admissions are concerned. With that in mind, we bring you a new myth-busting post featuring Joanne Legler, associate director of admissions at the Chicago Booth School of Business, who frequently encounters misconceptions among prospective applicants while...

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What’s So Special About Harvard Business School?

By - Jan 11, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Quite a bit, according to an open letter published recently by Ryan Allis '14 as he reflected on his first semester for the Harvard Business School Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog.  Like any top-tier MBA program, HBS students learn finance, marketing, operations and the like....

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Applicant-Initiated Interviews at Tuck School of Business

By - Jan 11, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business offers applicants the chance to initiate an interview with admissions? Unlike it's peer schools, which typically maintain an invitation-only policy, Tuck's Open Interview Policy means that any applicant who wants to visit the school and interview...

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GMAT Math: the Probability “At Least” Question

By - Jan 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the first post in this series, I spoke about the AND rule and the OR rule in probability.  Now, we will focus on probability question involve the words "at least."  First, some practice of this genre. Set #1 = {A, B, C, D, E} Set #2 = {K, L, M,...

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