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LinkedIn and Your Application, Part 2

By - May 25, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, I talked about the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile and shared tips for a strong Headline and Summary. Today, I’m going to address the Experience and Education sections of a powerful LinkedIn profile. Experience LinkedIn allows you to list every position you’ve...

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Emory MBA Program Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Goizueta Business School at Emory University has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December 1, 2016 Round 2 Application due: November 11, 2016 Decision released: January 26, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision...

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GMAT & MBA Admissions: True or False?

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time to test your GMAT knowledge. How much do you know about this important b-school entrance exam? 1. The GMAT is one of the first elements in your application the adcoms will look at. True!  While the GMAT is not always the determining factor for admission, it can be...

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The Top 10 MBA Jobs: Salary & Satisfaction

By - May 25, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

The age-old question for MBA students and prospective students: what’s the return on my investment? How much will I get paid after school? There’s certainly no shortage of requests on message boards like Poets & Quants, Payscale, and Monster about this very topic....

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 4)

By - May 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Part four is our final post in this series about navigating through the various permutations of questions like these: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How will OUR SCHOOL… help… YOU? Of all the B-Schools on earth, why...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 25)

By - May 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The radius of the front wheels of a cart is half that of the rear wheels. If the circumference of the front wheels is 1 meter and the cart traveled 1 kilometer, how many revolutions did the rear wheels make? A. B.

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Final Days of SBC’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 24, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everyone! Have you answered our survey yet? We at Stacy Blackman Consulting want to check the pulse of this year’s crop of b-school applicants by polling them about their MBA plans. The survey poses 13 super simple questions, such as “How many schools are...

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GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA – Sampling Error

By - May 24, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

When attacking the argument for the writing section of the GMAT, it’s important to be versed in the many common errors that pop up. This week we look at sampling errors. For access to the argument that I mention in the video, and all the...

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Solving questions involving fractions: An alternative strategy

By - May 24, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

We recently published advice on how to solve questions involving fractions. The truth is that sometimes you will try one method to solve a question and that method does not turn out to be the right one. Don’t give up! Try another method. Of course,...

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Job-Seeking Journal Part 4: How to Follow Up

By - May 24, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the best way to say thank you to your interviewer? Following up after an interview You left the interview feeling good and loved everyone you met in the office. Although you may feel confident, you aren’t done with the interview process just yet. As a proactive...

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