MBA Admissions Scholarship!!!

Stacy Blackman Consulting is proud to once again sponsor the Beat the GMAT scholarship competition.  This competition is one of my favorite things that we do.  The entries are always well done, really fascinating, and it feels great to help out such terrific and qualified individuals.   This year’s competition will probably be quite competitive, but it is worth it – the prizes are terrific, valued at more than $14,000.  I encourage you to apply!  As a final note, just drafting your submission to the competition is a great way to get your feet wet for the main event:  the MBA applications.

Check out the competition press release, issued today, for the details:


 – Co-Sponsored by Stacy Blackman Consulting and Manhattan GMAT ”“
NEW YORK CITY, March 2, 2009 ”“  Business school applicants are invited to enter the fourth annual 2009 Beat The GMAT Scholarship competition ( that awards scholarship packages, valued at more than $14,000 to qualified prospective MBA candidates.  Co-Sponsored by Stacy Blackman Consulting ( and Manhattan GMAT (, the Beat The GMAT Scholarship competition is designed to provide potential business school candidates with assistance to help them achieve their full potential on the GMAT and in business school admissions.  This scholarship competition is now accepting applications, with submissions due on May 8th. 

“We hope that these scholarships can make a big impact on people’s lives,” said Eric Bahn, Founder of Beat The GMAT.

The 2009 Beat The GMAT Scholarship competition will award five prizes:
”¢ First prize ($5,490 value): $500 cash, one full Manhattan GMAT course, 1 school comprehensive package with Stacy Blackman (business school admissions consultant).
”¢ Second prize ($2,310 value): $500 cash, one full Manhattan GMAT course, 2,500-word editing service with Stacy Blackman.
”¢ Third prize ($2,210 value): $500 cash; one full Manhattan GMAT course; 1,000-word editing service with Stacy Blackman
”¢ Fourth prize ($2,020 value): $500 cash, one full Manhattan GMAT course; copy of the MBA APPLICATION ROADMAP book by Stacy Blackman.
”¢ Fifth prize ($2,020 value): $500, one full Manhattan GMAT course.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must have completed college or be in their final year of college, and plan to attend business school within two years.  To apply please visit  This competition is open to U.S. and international candidates. 

“In these difficult economic times, there is a surge in business school applications, making it increasingly competitive to get into business school.  We aim to support deserving candidates with this scholarship program,” said Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting.

About Beat The GMAT
Founded in 2005, Beat The GMAT ( is the largest GMAT discussion community in the world.  The website provides free GMAT test prep resources, expert advice, and scholarships for aspiring business school candidates.

 About Stacy Blackman Consulting
Since 2001, Stacy Blackman Consulting, ( has helped clients gain admission to every top business school in the world.  Stacy Blackman’s exceptional consultant team is composed of individuals with hands on admissions experience, MBA’s from top schools, and strong writing and marketing skills.  Their approach, based on developing and implementing a winning marketing strategy, makes the application process less stressful and more successful. 

About Manhattan GMAT
ManhattanGMAT (MG Prep, Inc., was created in response to the growing demand for high quality GMAT® preparation.  Founded by a New York public junior-high school teacher, the company is focused exclusively on the GMAT, and aims to prepare students with the foundational skills and strategies essential for the very high scores required to gain admission into the top business schools.  ManhattanGMAT offers intensive preparatory programs for students worldwide including advanced GMAT courses (both on-site and virtual), private tutoring, one-day workshops, two-week bootcamps, corporate training programs and free introductory seminars.

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