# Blog

- Nov 1, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Stacy Blackman Consulting has former admissions officers from all of the top MBA programs on our team? Well, we do! Our ex-adcom consultants help with Flight Test™ reviews for each of our All-In clients, contribute their inside knowledge of the admissions process...

# The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings

- Nov 1, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Economist has released its 2017 ranking of full-time MBA programs. This year, Kellogg has grabbed the number one spot. Overall, the top ten are: – Kellogg School of Management – Booth School of Business – Harvard Business School – The Wharton School – Stanford Graduate School of Business – UCLA Anderson School of...

# GMAT Question of the Day (November 1)

- Nov 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If Sarah drove at 50 kmh during the first hour of her trip and at 80 kmh during the second and third hour, what was Sarah's average speed for the three-hour trip? A. 65 kmh B. 68 kmh C. 70 kmh D. 72 kmh E. 75 kmh Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

# The Bigger Picture: Hard Work – To Be Effective It Must Be Ugly

- Oct 31, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most of us know the feeling; it’s one I associate with new year’s resolutions. You’ve decided to begin drafting your HBS application or start a new diet, a new non-profit venture or a new exercise routine. You are finally going to begin writing your novel,...

# GMAT Question of the Day (October 31)

- Oct 31, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the value of ?   (1) The median of set is 0 (2) The median of set is Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Health insurance rates have...

# What MBA Admissions Really Want: From Stanford GSB, Booth, Tuck & More

- Oct 30, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions Directors from Chicago Booth, Stanford GSB, INSEAD and other top programs get candid about your spike factor, unicorns and top qualities they’re looking for in MBA candidates. “I don’t want unicorns,” says Kristen Moss, Stanford GSB Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions. “Leadership...

# What MBA Admissions Really Wants: From Stanford GSB, Booth, Tuck & More

- Oct 30, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions Directors from Chicago Booth, Stanford GSB, INSEAD and other top programs get candid about your spike factor, unicorns and top qualities they’re looking for in MBA candidates. “I don’t want unicorns,” says Kristen Moss, Stanford GSB Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions. “Leadership...

# Applying for an MBA with a Nonprofit Background (Part 2)

- Oct 30, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

MBA programs bring together future leaders from diverse backgrounds. If you’re applying from a nonprofit background, it can be challenging to figure out how to position your experience for the MBA application. In our last post, we discussed connecting your post-MBA career goals with your...

# Your Social Media Profile May Affect Admission Chances, Kaplan Survey Finds

- Oct 30, 07:11 AM   Comments [0]

Are you active on social media? That’s kind of a silly question in 2017, because, who isn’t these days? Increasingly, prospective employers, admissions committees and even future classmates search online and develop opinions before ever meeting you in person. Kaplan Test Prep’s recent survey of...

# University of Washington Foster School of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

- Oct 30, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking an MBA program with a strong record of job placement in the technology industry or consulting? Then the University of Washington Foster School of Business may make an excellent choice for you. A full 52% of the class of 2016 joined the...