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Updates to GMAT Online Exam

Beginning September 23, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will allow candidates to take the GMAT Online exam two times.  Future GMAT Online exam attempts will now be included in the GMAT rolling 12-month and …


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The Lure of an MBA in Europe

As business becomes more global, applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for an MBA in Europe. In many cases, the answer will be yes. Recruiters overwhelmingly agree that candidates with international …


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B-Schooled Episode #17: Advice for Reapplicants

We’re back to preview the latest installment of Sacy Blackman’s B-Schooled podcast. If you’re a reapplicant, this is the episode for you. It covers: • How you should set your expectations • Whether or not …


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Why You Need a Weekly Tech Shabbat

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Let’s all say this together: Hello! My name is __________, and I’m a smartphone zombie. ICYMI, cell phone addiction now has a proper clinical name: …


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Career Change During a Pandemic

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals For many people, the start of a new decade had sparked the desire to explore new career paths in 2020. Then, the coronavirus pandemic struck. …


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B-Schooled Episode #13: Virtual Info Sessions

Since in-person campus visits and traveling information sessions aren’t happening for a while due to COVID-19, MBA admissions committees are offering several different types of virtual experiences and online information sessions to help prospective students …


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COVID-19 and the MBA Job Market

New graduates everywhere have had to adapt to a shockingly changed employment landscape in 2020. Almost immediately after the coronavirus pandemic hit, we started to see its negative impact on both the MBA job market …


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B-Schooled Episode #11: COVID-19 Impacts

The coronavirus has upended the MBA journey for those starting programs in the fall, for those who requested but were denied deferrals, and for those who will be applying this year. In this episode of …


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Top Ten Blog Posts-July 2020 Edition

Wondering which blog posts this year’s crop of MBA applicants visits the most on the Stacy Blackman Consulting site? We were, too! Thanks to modern technology—AKA Google analytics—you now have the news you need right …


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INSEAD Grad Has Thoughts on the MBA in a Time of Crisis

Many prospective MBA applicants wonder how COVID-19 might affect the timing of their business school plans. While the world has never seen anything on the level of this pandemic, we can learn from those who …


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