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Extracurriculars and the Michigan MBA

Wondering where to list all of your extracurricular activities on your Ross MBA application? In a recent post on the Michigan MBA admissions blog, director Soojin Kwon Koh says the school deliberately eliminated an “Awards and …

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GMAT Hacks: Should You Retake the GMAT?

Often, by the time someone takes the GMAT, they’ve been working at it for weeks, if not months. If you’ve followed my advice, you’ve studied each and every day. If you’re going to take the …

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Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

If you’re feeling anxious about explaining a gap in employment history due to the recent economic downturn, or if you had a stretch of unemployment at another time in your career, take heart. Admissions committees …

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GMAT Hacks: Critical Reasoning–Don’t Take a Flying Leap

The key concept, always, in CR questions is that of “scope.” If an answer choice is too general or too specific, it is usually easy to spot as such. It’s trickier when the scope is …

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Stacy Blackman Joins Special Beat the GMAT Event

Stacy Blackman Consulting is excited to be a part of an upcoming special Beat the GMAT event, “Write Like an Expert: Breaking Down This Year’s Top B-School Essays.” Experts from Stacy Blackman Consulting will conduct …

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Starting B-School This Week? Don’t Do These 3 Things, Says Vault

Whether you’re heading off to business school right now, or have dreams of doing so next year, it’s always a good idea to file away advice to help you navigate the experience successfully. No one …

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