Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

Try These Fixes for a Low GMAT Score

By - Sep 10, 14:14 PM   Comments [2]

A strong performance on the GMAT is a key component of the MBA application to most top business schools. But what can you do if your score is not where you want or need it to be? Any number of factors could have thrown off your...

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Columbia Business School Redesigns Core Curriculum

By - Sep 10, 05:12 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School made headlines recently when it announced it will institute a redesigned core curriculum for the class of 2015 beginning this fall.  The school also unveiled twelve new videos that explain and convey the importance of the new changes. Among the most significant changes...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 9, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

Business school namesake and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will give $200 million to the University of Michigan to significantly transform the student experience at the business school and athletic campus, the school announced recently. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100 million, which...

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Four Resume Rules To Get Noticed

By - Aug 30, 05:57 AM   Comments [1]

How to stand out to an MBA admissions staff in a crowd of resumes? Here are four resume rules you need to know if you want to get noticed. 1) ONE IS USUALLY ENOUGH. When it comes to that of a pre-MBA professional, a resume rarely...

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

By - Aug 29, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior level careers, leading finance industries to feed heavily into the most competitive schools. Admissions rates can be as low as 8 percent in...

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No Mute Button In An MBA Interview

By - Aug 28, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

There is no mute button in an admissions interview to get into a top business school. Here are six interview tactics that will leave them wanting more of you. 1)    THERE’S NO PRIZE FOR ANSWERING THE FASTEST! Business school interviews are as much about getting to...

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Client Case Study: Diversity Application Through The Consortium

By - Aug 26, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Lydia was confused about the various options available to her as she started researching for her MBA application. As an African-American applicant she realized that her profile was underrepresented in the MBA application pool, and was both encouraged by her admissions chances and discouraged by...

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Columbia Alumni Give $40M for Manhattanville Campus

By - Aug 24, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced that two of its alumni have pledged a combined $40 million toward the construction of the school’s innovative new Manhattanville campus. Finance titans Arthur J.  Samberg and Mario J.  Gabelli, both members of the school’s Board of Overseers, pledged $25...

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Delve Into the Nuances of the MBA Resume

By - Aug 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs require a resume submission as part of the written application. This single-page document should highlight important aspects of an individual and often is an untapped opportunity for an applicant to stand out. Resume details can serve as icebreakers, or fuel the conversation during...

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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 22, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the community, and grow...

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