Author Archive - stacyblackman

Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

By - Sep 5, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in fall 2015, students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will be required to complete an immersive global experience as part of their MBA education, the school announced earlier this week. The new Tuck Global Insight Requirement, which goes into effect for...

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2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

By - Sep 4, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

HispanicBusiness recently announced the 2014 ranking of the best business schools for diversity practices. The rankings look at Hispanic graduate enrollment, full-time Hispanic faculty in the MBA programs, and the percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics. According to the editors, enrollment is just one piece...

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Berkeley MBA Program Appoints Assistant Dean

By - Sep 3, 05:25 AM   Comments [0]

Dean Rich Lyons of the UC Berkeley MBA program at the Haas School of Business has appointed Stephanie Fujii, MBA ’04, as the first assistant dean of the Full-time MBA Program and Admissions, a newly created position at Haas. An alumna and nine-year veteran at Haas, Fujii...

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Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

By - Sep 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with specialist MBAs. The forum attracted 24 leading multi-nationals, including KPMG, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg and...

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

By - Sep 1, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If you’re heading to business school in the coming weeks, you’re about to embark on a transformative experience, both personally and professionally. If you are a soon-to-be member of the MBA class of 2016,...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 29, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers share tactics for analyzing test errors, highlights from various information sessions, and advice for creating presentations that will...

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HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

By - Aug 28, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

Although most of the elite MBA programs now accept either the GMAT or GRE as part of the admissions process, many applicants wonder if business schools really consider the exams equally. In an attempt to clarify the matter, Harvard Business School Director of Admissions and Financial...

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Yale SOM Welcomes Diverse MBA Class of 2016

By - Aug 27, 05:26 AM   Comments [0]

Bruce DelMonico, director of MBA admissions at the Yale School of Management, recently shared the details of the incoming class of 2016 MBA students. With 39% hailing from outside the United States, 37% women, and 25% U.S. minorities, this class is one of the most...

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Tuesday Tips: NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 26, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “Stern develops leaders who have an impact on business and beyond.” Evolving from a pure finance school into one that focuses on areas like entertainment and technology, Stern takes advantage of the vibrant and changing business opportunities in...

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Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

By - Aug 25, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business today unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity of business school students to develop, launch, and fund a business within a week’s time. The...

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