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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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How to Boost Your MBA Intelligence

By - Jun 27, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

There’s lots you can do to improve your MBA smarts, including this simple step: Download your copy of MBA Intelligence. This advice-packed magazine can be downloaded to your iPhone or iPad for $1.99. And FYI: Linda Abraham (Accepted.com founder and CEO) is a contributing writer to...

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Which B-Schools are Best for Finance Students?

By - Jun 27, 09:08 AM   Comments [0]

You’ll find the answer to that question in our newest special report, MBA In Sight: Focus on Finance. If you’re aiming for a future in finance, then you’ll want to attend the schools that will support your finance goal. MBA In Sight: Focus on Finance will...

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Georgetown McDonough Launches Online Finance Program

By - Jun 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the launch of the school’s first online educational offering---a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program---designed to expand its global reach. The new curriculum uses state-of-the-art technology that gives students anywhere in the world the opportunity to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 27): Statistics and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) After M students took the test, there was a total of 64% of correct answers. If the test contains 50 questions, what is the least number of questions that the next student have to get right to bring the total of correct answers to...

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The Value of MBA Admissions Consultants

By - Jun 26, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

“Do MBA admissions consultants open doors?” is the question posed in a recent article in Canada’s Globe and Mail, which features my thoughts on the topic. I think you can already guess my answer, which is: absolutely! After all, since launching Stacy Blackman Consulting in...

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Get the Directions to Destination MBA: Webinar TOMORROW!

By - Jun 26, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to b-school and are seeking specific, detailed instructions to guide you to your b-school goal, then you won’t want to miss our FREE webinar, Destination MBA: Get Directions!, TOMORROW, Thursday, June 27th at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET. Register now...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “we seek students with strong intellectual ability and superior interpersonal skills (IQ + EQ)” The individual components of your application will be academic ability, professional achievements and career aspirations, and personal characteristics. While your academics will be evaluated...

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Wharton New Essay Questions

By - Jun 26, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton announced their new essay questions for the MBA program that starts in 2014: REQUIRED ESSAY QUESTIONS: 1. What do you aspire to achieve, personally and professionally, through the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 2. Academic engagement is an important element of the Wharton MBA experience. How do you...

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