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Upcoming Video Interview? Add Lots of Practice to Your “To Do” List

By - Jan 17, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

If you have an upcoming video interview for schools including INSEAD, Yale SOM, Michigan Ross or Wharton, PRACTICE is essential to success. This awkward format requires you to think on your feet and record your answer to a question (or questions) while speaking into your...

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GMAC Survey Predicts Robust Job Market for MBA Grads

By - Jan 17, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

One of the strongest indicators of a healthy post-MBA job market can be found within the annual Year-End Poll of Employers, a survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) near the end of each year. Hiring of b-school talent remains a priority in employers’...

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Selling Your MBA Elevator Pitch to the Admissions Committee

By - Jan 17, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Use your interview or personal statement to sell the admissions committee on your candidacy. Imagine that you are standing in the lobby of a large building. You’ve just pushed the button to go up to the 10th floor for an appointment you have in a few...

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GMAT Verbal | Grammar Myths in GMAT Prep

By - Jan 17, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Being a native English speaker has great benefits when it comes to taking the GMAT, but one of our biggest blind spots is our tendency to rely on grammar mythology that has been passed down to us over time. Here are five common grammar misconceptions...

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The questions you should expect to hear in MBA interviews from Kellogg, Wharton, MIT, and Columbia (and how to answer them!)

By - Jan 17, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% MBA interviews can be challenging to prepare for. After all, an interview is always a dynamic experience – there are a hundred elements that can affect the way an interview progresses, from the specifics of the applicants’ background and resume to how...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 17)

By - Jan 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If is a positive integer, what is the units digit of ? (1) is divisible by 4 (2) is an odd integer Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Studies...

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What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jan 16, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? And how can you analyze your own...

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Words Can Change the World

By - Jan 16, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

If you have an upcoming interview, take YOUR first step in interview prep with one of SBC’s interview packages. Purchase today, January 16th, and receive two free interview guides of your choice. Simply forward purchase receipt to MLK@StacyBlackman.com and specify your two guides. www.StacyBlackman.com/interview-prep.

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 16)

By - Jan 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The length of a picture is 10 cm and the width of the picture is 6 cm. If the picture is surrounded with a 2 cm thick rectangular frame, what is the ratio of the area of the frame to that of the picture? A.

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How to Choose Between the GMAT and GRE and Start Preparing

By - Jan 15, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

We get a lot of questions about the GMAT and GRE: Is there an advantage to taking one exam over the other? What are the secrets to studying effectively and beating test anxiety? How can I get the best possible score? How do I start? Here...

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