Author Archive - stacyblackman

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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Why U.S. Applicants Should Consider MBA Programs Abroad

By - Nov 1, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, tomorrow’s business professionals will need to develop an adaptive mindset that allows them to successfully navigate a variety of markets, languages and cultures. We’ve seen a lot of growth lately in the range of international full-time, part-time and executive MBA...

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Surviving Your First MBA Admissions ‘Ding’

By - Oct 31, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business School sent out the balance of its Round 1 interview invitations—followed by “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people are able...

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Interview Advice from MIT Sloan

By - Oct 28, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 applicants, get ready for your interviews! Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make sure you’re prepared to do your best when the big day arrives. With that in mind,...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Can’t-Miss Course?

By - Oct 27, 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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Advice for First-Years from an HBS Alumna

By - Oct 26, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There’s nothing like advice that comes straight from the source, so if Harvard Business School is on your short list, you shouldn’t miss this great post published recently in the student newspaper The Harbus. In What I Wish I’d Known This Time Last Year, Rahima Dosani (MBA...

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Michigan Ross Releasing Interview Invites Today

By - Oct 25, 12:43 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business plans to send out invitations to interview today, October 25th, and the admissions team has been absolutely swamped so far this season. “Given the 13 percent increase in Round 1 apps (our third consecutive year of increases), we’re...

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