Author Archive - stacyblackman

Wharton MBA Interview Tips

By - Jan 6, 11:24 AM   Comments [0]

Are you targeting the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School? Whether you’re looking forward to an interview in Round 2 or 3, or perhaps have your sights set a bit farther out for next application season, you’ll want to take a look at these three tips...

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Last-Minute Round 2 Tips

By - Jan 5, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Over the next week, more than a dozen top MBA programs will close out their Round 2 application periods. If you are targeting one of those schools and haven’t hit “Submit” yet, here are some last-minute tips for you: Ensure your recommendation letters are in. We’ve said...

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Tips to Maximize Your MBA Application Feedback Session

By - Jan 4, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

These brief sessions with schools can provide valuable insight into why you were rejected. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com All MBA hopefuls fear getting denied, but if there’s any silver lining to rejection, it’s that many business schools now offer...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year in Review

By - Dec 31, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

How is it possible that we’re already at the final day of 2015? Once again, the time is upon us to make new resolutions, push ourselves to learn and grow, and rededicate ourselves to our personal and professional goals. With that in mind, we’d like to...

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So long, 2015!

By - Dec 30, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

As we prepare to welcome 2016 this week, it’s a time for both reflection and anticipation. But odds are if you’ve been working on MBA applications, you’ve already been doing a lot of both over the past several months. Updating your resume, brainstorming the most intriguing...

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Strategies for Defining Your MBA Goals

By - Dec 29, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

While it sounds simple enough, many b-school hopefuls struggle with the question of addressing their career goals because although they know they want an MBA, they haven’t yet clearly defined what their goals are, and how earning an MBA degree will help. Remember, a goal is...

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On a B-School Waitlist? Do These 3 Things Right Now

By - Dec 28, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

Ah, the waitlist….such an agonizing place to find oneself after applying to the business school of your dreams. There’s no denying that this temporary state of limbo is unsettling, especially for Type-A personalities who are used to taking matters into their own hands and getting...

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Seasons Greetings!

By - Dec 24, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

From the entire team at Stacy Blackman Consulting, we want to thank our loyal blog readers for logging on each day for the latest news from the B-school universe, and extend our very best wishes for a  happy holiday season!   Image credit: Flickr user Tambako The...

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Getting Ready for Round 2 MBA Applications

By - Dec 23, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

For many people, the weeks leading up to the new year are a time of merriment and a full calendar of socializing with family and friends. However, for Round 2 MBA applicants, this is likely “crunch time” as deadlines in early January loom. If you’ve already...

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Get Organized Over the Holidays

By - Dec 22, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

Next week, 2015 draws to a close. Two weeks from today marks the first Round 2 deadline. Are you ready? If you’re not a “list person,” it’s time to become one—at least until the rest of your applications are in. We’ll help by giving you this outline...

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