Author Archive - stacyblackman

Targeted Advice for MIT Sloan Applicants

By - May 27, 09:47 AM   Comments [0]

Is MIT Sloan School of Management on your short list of target schools for this fall’s MBA application season? It’s a phenomenal, highly academic program that draws on the MIT culture at large to offer cutting-edge classes and services, recruit acclaimed faculty, and foster collaborative...

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Cornell Receives $25M Donation To Expand MBA Program

By - May 26, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management has received a $25 million gift from alumnus David Breazzano, one of the largest donations ever made to business education at Cornell. Breazzano’s gift will help fund the state-of-the-art, six-story classroom and office complex currently under construction in...

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Emory MBA Program Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Goizueta Business School at Emory University has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December 1, 2016 Round 2 Application due: November 11, 2016 Decision released: January 26, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision...

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Final Days of SBC’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 24, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everyone! Have you answered our survey yet? We at Stacy Blackman Consulting want to check the pulse of this year’s crop of b-school applicants by polling them about their MBA plans. The survey poses 13 super simple questions, such as “How many schools are...

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Before You Post That Selfie…

By - May 24, 06:07 AM   Comments [0]

Do you have a profile on any of the major social media platforms? Do you frequently tweet, upload pictures to Instagram or Flickr, or post updates on Facebook? If so, you might want to make sure your online presence won’t derail your MBA application efforts. If...

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Jonathan Levin Named Dean of Stanford GSB

By - May 23, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has named economist  Jonathan Levin, former chair of the Stanford Department of Economics and a renowned expert in the field of industrial organization, as the next dean of the GSB, President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy announced today. Levin...

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Michigan Ross Fall 2017 MBA Application Essays

By - May 23, 09:56 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business poses these two required essay questions and one optional statement in the Fall 2017 MBA application: What are you most proud of outside of your professional life? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words) What...

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Michigan Ross School Names Scott DeRue as New Dean

By - May 20, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business has appointed Scott DeRue as its next dean, effective July 1. DeRue will succeed Alison Davis-Blake, who one year ago today announced she would resign when her five-year term ends in June 2016. Many in the Ross community are well...

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Michigan Ross School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 3, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 2, 2017 Decision released: March 17, 2017 Round 3 Application due: March 20,...

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What One MBA Applicant Would Have Done Differently

By - May 19, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Something unique and completely unexpected arrived in my inbox this week. With the author’s permission and encouragement, I share this letter in the hopes that some of my blog readers might benefit from it…especially anyone on the fence about the value of working with an...

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