SOURCE: Stacy Blackman Consulting

March 03, 2008 12:11 ET

Business School Scholarship Competition Launched: Helps B-School Candidates Prepare for Admission

Sponsored by Beat The GMAT, Stacy Blackman Consulting and ManhattanGMAT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - Business school candidates worldwide are invited to enter the Beat The GMAT (www.beatthegmat.com) 2008 competition that awards scholarship packages, valued at more than $15,000, to applicants who demonstrate need. Sponsored by Stacy Blackman Consulting (www.stacyblackman.com) and ManhattanGMAT (www.manhattangmat.com), the Beat The GMAT competition is designed to provide business school candidates with assistance to help them achieve their full potential on the GMAT and in the business school application process. This scholarship competition is now accepting applications, with submissions due on May 1.

"It is the hope of 'Beat The GMAT' and our sponsors that the scholarships will be awarded to people upon whom this assistance in applying to business school will have a profound impact," said Eric Bahn, Founder of Beat The GMAT.

The Beat the GMAT Scholarship Competition Will Award Five Prizes:

--  First prize ($7,890 value): GMAT registration ($250 cash), one full
    ManhattanGMAT course, 4-school comprehensive consulting package with Stacy
    Blackman business school admissions consultant (valued at $6,000).
--  Second prize ($2,130 value): GMAT registration ($250 cash), one full
    ManhattanGMAT course and 5,000-word application editing consultation with
    Stacy Blackman.
--  Third prize ($1,960 value): GMAT registration ($250 cash), one full
    ManhattanGMAT course and 2,500-word application editing consultation with
    Stacy Blackman.
--  Fourth prize ($1,540 value): GMAT registration subsidy ($150 cash),
    one full ManhattanGMAT course.
--  Fifth prize ($1,490 value): GMAT registration subsidy ($100 cash) One
    full ManhattanGMAT 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. For the application form, visit http://www.beatthegmat.com/scholarship/. It is open to U.S. and international candidates.

"This year, the top business schools are experiencing a 20-30% increase in applications, making it even more competitive than previous years. With this scholarship program, we are excited to be able to offer assistance to worthy applicants, those who would not otherwise have access to our services, to give them a competitive edge," said Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting.

About Beat The GMAT

Beat The GMAT is a community service project with a mission to help people achieve their full potential on the GMAT® and business school admissions by connecting them to the best resources available.

About Stacy Blackman Consulting

Since 2001, Stacy Blackman Consulting has helped clients gain admission to every top business school in the world. The company's approach, based on developing and implementing a winning marketing strategy, makes the application process less stressful and more successful.

About ManhattanGMAT

Founded by a New York public junior-high school teacher, ManhattanGMAT 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 top business schools.

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