Strategize and Manage the MBA Recommendation Process

By - Sep 13, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on Some MBA applicants view recommendations as a part of the business school application process that can be put on auto-pilot. But make no mistake; even this part of your file will require a significant...

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Columbia Business School Appoints New Assistant Dean of Admissions

By - Sep 13, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced the appointment of Amanda Carlson as assistant dean of admissions, where she will oversee the admissions department of the MBA and Executive MBA programs at the school. Carlson follows former assistant dean of admissions Mary Miller, who is now program...

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SBC Scoop: Extracurricular Make-over

By - Sep 13, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. When Travis originally met with his Stacy Blackman consultant to kick off his application, what jumped out immediately was the depth and focus of his work...

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FREE Webinar: Introducing…The Editing Funnel!

By - Sep 13, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Learn important editing secrets during our upcoming webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel. During this 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham,...

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Georgetown McDonough 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Sep 13, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

To gain acceptance to Georgetown McDonough, you’ll have to prove to the adcom members that you have the skill, passion, and motivation to pursue an education that extends far beyond the campus gate. When the admissions committee is done reading your essays, they should hold...

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3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Sep 13, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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Access MBA Tour in London on September 24, 2012

By - Sep 13, 05:45 AM   Comments [0]

The Access MBA Tour returns to London for its 11th edition on Monday 24th September 2012 from 4pm to 9:30pm at Le Meridien Piccadilly. Register today to meet One-on-One with the Admissions Officers from London Business School, Insead, IE Business School, IESE Business School, Chicago...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 13): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Sep 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The scoring system in a certain football competition goes as follows: 3 points for victory, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for defeat. Each team plays 20 matches. If the team scored 9 points after 5 games, what is the least number...

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The importance of prime factorization on the GMAT

By - Sep 12, 22:42 PM   Comments [7]

Rich is a stellar teacher in Knewton’s GMAT prep course. He really does love prime factorization. Prime Factorization: My single favorite topic on the GMAT. It’s not even a contest. My passionate (some would say evangelical!) advocacy of prime factorization results not only from my finding prime numbers so...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 12): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Is point closer to point than to point ? 1. Point lies on the line 2. Point lies on the line Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT,...

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