Getting Ready for Fall

By - Apr 22, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

With almost all Round 3 applications submitted, it is that time of the year when I   revel in the success of my students who so enthusiastically shared with me the news of their success. Also, it’s time to begin preparing myself for the next application...

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The Insider’s Guide to London Business School

By - Apr 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

We heard you loud and clear, folks. The countless emails, Facebook messages and Tweets have not fallen on deaf ears. When it comes to our Insider’s Guide to European MBA programs, you want more. And who are we to say no? Let’s give the people...

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Free GMAT Flashcards from Magoosh

By - Apr 22, 05:27 AM   Comments [0]

Studying for the GMAT is no easy feat! It’s a laborious, time-intensive test, and it can be very expensive to prepare for. Ever wish you had affordable and high-quality resources that’d help you along the way? Say hello to our friends at Magoosh! They’ve released...

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Yale SOM Deepens Commitment to Entrepreneurship

By - Apr 22, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Yale School of Management will now be better equipped to meet the needs of entrepreneurially-minded students with the launch of a formal Entrepreneurship Program, announced late last week. Dr. Kyle Jensen has been appointed as the inaugural Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director...

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Should You Hire an MBA Admissions Consultant?

By - Apr 21, 09:37 AM   Comments [2]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on With acceptance rates at the most elite business schools ranging from 6.8 to 21.6 percent, a growing number of MBA hopefuls are relying on the services of admissions consultants to help them market their candidacy and...

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Stanford, Synonymous with Satisfaction

By - Apr 16, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Super salary doesn’t equal satisfaction, Forbes reveals in its latest ranking of the most satisfied MBA graduates. While Tuck School of Business, the Wharton School, and Chicago Booth alumni typically receive paychecks in the $200,000 range,  Forbes says these graduates gave middling...

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Answer Our MBA Survey for a Shot at $100 Amazon Gift Card

By - Apr 16, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

2014 could be a life-changing year for you. You may already know that you’ll be headed to business school in the fall, or you might be planning to start your MBA journey in the coming months. Either way, exciting things lie ahead. All of us here...

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MBA Students on Classroom Diversity

By - Apr 16, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Bloomberg Businessweek launched a new series called One Question, which will attempt to take the pulse of MBA students here and abroad to suss out what Next Gen business leaders are thinking. This week’s subject was classroom diversity, and students from Duke Fuqua,...

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Round 3 Update from Harvard Business School

By - Apr 15, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Just two more days, Round 3 applicants to Harvard Business School. That’s right, your fate will be known at noon Boston time, when the admissions team sends out both interview invitations and release notifications. According to the latest update by admissions director Dee...

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Getting Accepted to Grad School (Again): Tips for Applicants Who Already Have a Degree (or Three)

By - Apr 14, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by admissions expert Ryan Hickey For some students, college is just the first step on a lengthy higher education journey that includes multiple stops and sometimes-abrupt changes in direction. This may be part of a planned education path that requires a terminal degree like...

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