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Interview Advice for Wharton MBA Applicants

Every year, top business schools receive thousands of applications for admission, but they only admit an average of 25% of those who apply. The story is no different at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, …


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Breaking Down 5 MBA Admissions Myths

Business school hopefuls, particularly those targeting elite programs, often fall prey to certain admissions myths circulating the interwebs. Today, we’re going to do a little myth-busting of five common misconceptions about the MBA application process. …


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HBS Appoints Srikant Datar as New Dean

Harvard Business School’s Dean Nitin Nohria had planned to step down in June 2o2o. Then, the COVID-19 crisis exploded. So, Nohria decided to remain at the helm of HBS for the rest of the year. …


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B-Schooled Episode #25: Part-Time MBA Programs

In this episode of the B-Schooled podcast, our host Erika welcomes Bill Chionis, one of Stacy Blackman Consulting’s experts on part-time (PT) MBA programs. They have a discussion about: • Whether or not we’ve seen …


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B-Schooled Episode #24: COVID Updates and First Dings

The last several days have brought us Wall Street Journal articles about rising application numbers at the top b-schools, as well as news for all Round 1 HBS hopefuls. That’s why this week’s episode of …


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MIT Sloan Standardized Test Policy for 2020-2021

The MIT Sloan School of Management says it won’t require standardized test scores for the upcoming admissions cycle. Chiefly, because the ongoing pandemic continues to present challenges for applicants to take a standardized test.  The …


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B-Schooled Episode #23: Admissions Test (and Other) Anxieties

In this episode, we welcome Jay Bryant, a former MBA admissions director who is now a liaison between business schools and ETS, the company behind the GRE® General Test. Our host Erika and Jay will have …


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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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