Author Archive - stacyblackman

To-Do List for Admitted, Waitlisted or Denied MBA Applicants

By - Apr 4, 07:46 AM   Comments [0]

With round two notifications pouring in from many schools, MBA hopefuls need to know what to do now, no matter which status group—admitted, waitlisted, denied—they fall into. Once the celebrating has died down, admitted applicants should focus on two things: getting their finances in order, and...

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Tuck MBA Has 3 Tips for Military Applicants

By - Apr 1, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

Coming from the armed forces rather than a civilian career path prior to business school can give rise to certain difficulties when drafting an application. Luckily, the Tuck 360 MBA Blog at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has published a post with advice targeted toward veteran...

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Deciding Which MBA Program is Right for You

By - Mar 31, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

Are you gearing up to apply for an MBA program this fall? I can’t stress enough how important it is to put significant thought into which programs you’re going to dedicate dozens of hours to over the coming months, so here are just a few...

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4 Times Pursuing an MBA Makes Sense

By - Mar 30, 06:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com For many people, business school is the ideal platform to continue their professional and personal development and achieve their career goals. Take a look at these common motivating factors to determine whether you, too, should head...

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4 Times Pursuing an MBA Makes Total Sense

By - Mar 30, 06:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com For many people, business school is the ideal platform to continue their professional and personal development and achieve their career goals. Take a look at these common motivating factors to determine whether you, too, should head...

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What to Do if You’re Waitlisted

By - Mar 29, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

All MBA applicants are anxious to learn whether or not they’ve been admitted to their dream schools. For some prospective MBAs, however, those decision dates come and go … and they’re still in limbo. They’ve been waitlisted. If you’ve been rolled over from a Round 1...

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Apply Now for McKinsey Emerging Scholars

By - Mar 28, 08:57 AM   Comments [0]

Are you headed to a full-time MBA program at one of the top-tier business schools this Fall? Then consider applying for a McKinsey-sponsored scholarship opportunity for outstanding pre-MBA students. The Emerging Scholars program offers  a monetary award, individual mentorship with McKinsey consultants, and an opportunity to...

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Harvard Business School Names New Head of MBA Admissions

By - Mar 25, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

A five-month search culminated yesterday with Harvard Business School’s announcement that Chad Losee, Harvard MBA Class of 2013, will be its next Managing Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid. Losee will succeed Dee Leopold, who has headed the school’s MBA selection process since 2006. Leopold...

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Plan Ahead and Positively Impact your MBA Application

By - Mar 24, 06:13 AM   Comments [0]

Many b-school aspirants see the spring and summer solely as a time to take a GMAT prep course. They often wait until they are neck deep in the process of writing their essays and compiling all of their other application materials to identify the elements...

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B-School Deans to Discuss Future of Management Ed.

By - Mar 23, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

“Focusing on creating flexible, adept leaders is critical for business schools to continue attracting top talent,” says Glenn Hubbard, Dean of Columbia Business School. This underlying sentiment will serve as the foundation for a landmark discussion between the deans of the nation’s top business schools...

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