Author Archive - stacyblackman

Ask the AdCom: Who are the Must-Meet Professors?

By - Nov 17, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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How to Stand Out in a Group Interview

By - Nov 15, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

Have you been invited to a group interview—or hope you will be? Some of the world’s top MBA programs use a team-based interview format, and we won’t be surprised if this trend grows in the future. Business schools want students who will play nice with others,...

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Work in Finance? Don’t Make These Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Nov 14, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant with a background in finance, you’re no doubt wondering how to stand out from your equally impressive peers. No matter how remarkable your pedigree, the truth is that no business school wants an entire class filled with individuals of the same...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Popular Annual Activity?

By - Nov 11, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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Columbia Business School Announces Changes to Curriculum

By - Nov 11, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

During Columbia Business School’s Start-Ups Week held earlier this month, the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off the event by announcing they are reorganizing its entrepreneurship curriculum to help students better choose their areas of interest and plan their future career paths. For the uninitiated, Start-Ups...

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10 Common Mistakes Made in B-School Essays 

By - Nov 10, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re looking to create a winning MBA application, the absolute best place to shine a spotlight on your goals and accomplishments is in the required essay questions. After all, life provides ample source material—innovations, successes, ethical dilemmas, workplace conflicts–that you can mine for essay...

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Generous Gift Will Fund NYU Stern School’s New Program for Military Veterans

By - Nov 8, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business has received a $15 million endowment gift from alumnus Lorenzo Fertitta (MBA ’93) and brother Frank J. Fertitta III to create a new program exclusively for U.S. military veteran and active duty students who will be entering the school’s...

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Guiding Your MBA Recommenders

By - Nov 7, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

As the majority of Round 2 deadlines are in early January, you should plan to reach out to your recommenders soon to ensure they are pacing themselves and won’t be crunched for time once all of the year-end craziness hits. These contacts are doing you a...

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How to Find Your Business School Best Fit: Hear it From the Alumnae

By - Nov 4, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

If you plan to be in the New York City area on Thursday November 17th, I invite you to join us for an SBC Consulting-sponsored event, B-School: Finding an A+ Fit. Whether you are currently in the process of applying to business school or would like...

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Ask the AdCom: What are the Most Popular Student Clubs?

By - Nov 3, 11:22 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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