What Stanford Wants – A Moral Compass

By - Jun 18, 01:24 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group If you read the latest editions of our “How to Apply to Harvard Business School” and "How to Apply to Stanford GSB" guides, you already know that cultivating a real reason for applying to an elite MBA goes week beyond the school's name, rank,...

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Quick & Dirty Tips for Maximizing your Business School Visits

By - Jun 16, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

With respect to visiting business schools: Make sure you schedule a classroom visit through the admissions office. A student will lead you around and make introductions for you. Don't just show up. Plan your visit before the fall, if you can and if tours are available this time in...

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Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Remember the Rule of 10%

By - Jun 16, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We sum up this analysis with something we call “The...

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Download Our Columbia Business School Application Guide (Updated for 2015/2016 Application Cycle)

By - May 25, 23:19 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff and Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group Our updated 2015/2016 “How to Apply to Columbia” guide is now available for immediate download. This 12-page PDF is the starting point for prospective MBA applicants to CBS and is provided to at no cost.  Download the Columbia Business...

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Top MBA Programs in Technology – Business School Rankings (Updated 2015)

By - May 25, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group OUR RANKING OF BUSINESS SCHOOL PROGRAMS BY PERCENTAGE OF GRADUATES ENTERING THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN 2014. Today's blog post is a follow up to our Top MBA Programs in Finance ranking. It's also our continued attempt at ranking top MBA programs by industry...

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Insider Secrets to Acing the EMBA Process

By - Sep 10, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’re busy with a job, family, and social obligations. How are you supposed to keep all those balls in the air AND still apply successfully, not to mention efficiently, to a top EMBA program? You need the BEST resources to help you get it all...

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HUGE Happy Birthday Ebook Sale Going On NOW!

By - May 7, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Hi everyone! It’s me, Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of, and today is my birthday. For me, birthdays are a time to appreciate life and the people around me who have contributed to making my life special. It's also a time to celebrate, and I'd...

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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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Bob Sutton’s Reading List for Business Leaders

By - Dec 31, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for US News which explains how reading can help you get into business school. Just to recap, I firmly believe that increasing the amount of time you spend reading directly---and almost immediately---gives a boost to your MBA...

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Peterson’s Master the GMAT 2013 Book Review

By - Nov 23, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Overview If you are starting your studying from Square One, and someone gives you this book for free, then it could serve as a rudimentary start.  Don't spend any money on this book, and for heaven's sake, do not make this book the sole basis for...

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