What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Almost every day, I receive E-mails and phone calls from new clients that go something like this: "I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I've been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?" MBA hopefuls...

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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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MBA Myth-Busting at Chicago Booth

By - Jan 11, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

It seems some myths never die, particularly where MBA admissions are concerned. With that in mind, we bring you a new myth-busting post featuring Joanne Legler, associate director of admissions at the Chicago Booth School of Business, who frequently encounters misconceptions among prospective applicants while...

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What’s So Special About Harvard Business School?

By - Jan 11, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Quite a bit, according to an open letter published recently by Ryan Allis '14 as he reflected on his first semester for the Harvard Business School Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog.  Like any top-tier MBA program, HBS students learn finance, marketing, operations and the like....

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Applicant-Initiated Interviews at Tuck School of Business

By - Jan 11, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business offers applicants the chance to initiate an interview with admissions? Unlike it's peer schools, which typically maintain an invitation-only policy, Tuck's Open Interview Policy means that any applicant who wants to visit the school and interview...

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GMAT Math: the Probability “At Least” Question

By - Jan 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the first post in this series, I spoke about the AND rule and the OR rule in probability.  Now, we will focus on probability question involve the words "at least."  First, some practice of this genre. Set #1 = {A, B, C, D, E} Set #2 = {K, L, M,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 11): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) For any numbers and , #. If #, which of the following cannot be the value of y? A. -2 B. -1 C. 0 D. 1 E. 2 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 10): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Jan 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. 2. (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - GMAT Daily Deals Free GMAT practice tests from Kaplan! How would you score if you took it today? The GMAT Pill...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 9): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jan 9, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Three secretaries working together can type 36 pages of text in half an hour. If the typing speeds of the secretaries are in a 4:3:2 ratio, how long will it take the slowest-typing secretary working alone to type 52 pages of text? (A) 1 hour...

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2012 Employer Rankings of Global B-Schools

By - Jan 9, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

QS World MBA Tour recently compiled a report on the world’s top 200 business schools according to employers. The findings are based on a survey of over 3,300 international recruiters for full-time MBA graduates. Employers that focus on domestic hiring only were not included. Employers...

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