Author Archive - stacyblackman

Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 30, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s close-knit community values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at Kellogg as you approach your essays. While you are...

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INSEAD Essays for September 2015 Intake

By - Jul 30, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

For the September 2015 intake, INSEAD asks applicants to answer the following job description and motivation essays. Job Description Essays Essay 1 Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant employees under your supervision, size of budget clients/products...

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CMU Tepper 2014-2015 Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 30, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business has posted the following deadlines and essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. Round 1 Deadline: October 5, 2014 Decision: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 4, 2015 Decision: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 15, 2015 Decision: May 15, 2015 Note to Full-Time Applicants: Following...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 25, 10:17 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 their school selection criteria, reasons for applying, and tips for keep your recommenders on task. Advice for international...

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B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

By - Jul 24, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

Researchers from Harvard Business School, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and HEC Paris have found that developing a daily writing habit of just 15 minutes a day could pay off in spades when it comes to improving job performance and advancing your career. The study’s authors hypothesized ...

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Don’t Make These 4 Common Video Interview Mistakes

By - Jul 23, 05:10 AM   Comments [1]

A skyrocketing number of business schools and employers have integrated a video interview platform such as Skype into their screening process, which means applicants need to adapt to make sure they present themselves with the same poise, charisma and class as during a traditional in-person...

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Kellogg MBA Program’s Fall 2015 Essay Questions

By - Jul 22, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has posted the MBA essay questions for the upcoming admissions season. For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How...

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2014 Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 22, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the community, and grow...

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Chicago Booth 2014-2015 Application Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 18, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has announced the deadlines and essay questions for the Fall 2015 application. Round 1 Deadline: September 25, 2014 Decision Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Decision Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 7, 2015 Decision Notification: May 21, 2015 Your application...

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Smith School of Business Boosts Military Outreach

By - Jul 17, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Active-duty and veteran students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business now have a dedicated staff member to help them make a smooth transition to the classroom and ultimately end up in their desired careers, the school announced this week. “We created this...

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