Stanford GSB 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 16, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has released the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. The deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 10, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Notification: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 1, 2015 Notification: May 6, 2015 All application...

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Stanford GSB Essay Questions for Class of 2017

By - May 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has updated its admissions website with the two essays required for the 2014-2015 MBA application. These questions remain essentially unchanged from last year’s application, but the number of required essays this year has dropped from three...

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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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The Economist’s Top 20 North American MBA Programs

By - May 16, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find The Economist’s top 20 American business schools, with a rank on the left (ranking the top 20 in the U.S. and Canada) and a rank on the right (the school’s place in the top 100 global rankings). As you’ll see, the American...

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Announcing the winner of the first ever Brightest MInds MBA scholarship contest

By - May 16, 05:44 AM   Comments [0]

We are thrilled to announce the winner of its $25,000 Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. Rishabh P.

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CMU Launches Integrated Innovation Institute

By - May 16, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Carnegie Mellon University has formally launched an Integrated Innovation Institute, a market-focused center that will cross-train students in the values, principles, thinking and methods of engineering, design and business — the three disciplines considered to be the core of innovation. Drawing on Carnegie...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 16): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - May 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two cities, Kensington MD and Reston VA are 30 km apart. From both of these cities, simultaneously, two hikers start their journeys towards each other. They are walking at a constant speed of 5 km/hour each. Simultaneously, a fly leaves the city of Kensington....

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HBS Keeps “Optional” Essay for 2014-2015 Admissions Cycle

By - May 15, 18:22 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Just one day after Harvard Business School sent out Round 3 decisions, director of MBA admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold was back on the blog today with the news that HBS would be repeating the optional essay prompt that created such...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To?

By - May 15, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Listen to the recording of Linda Abraham’s latest podcast to learn the 4-step formula for a successful graduate school application process. 00:01:17 – The secret to acceptance: applying to the right schools. 00:04:54 – Begin with the end in mind: determining your post-degree professional goal. 00:16:02 – How...

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