Author Archive - stacyblackman

New MBA Curriculum at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Feb 12, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell University’s Johnson School of Graduate Management has officially launched a redesigned curriculum for the two-year MBA program that emphasizes collaboration, leadership, and analytical skills to better prepare students for a technology-driven global business environment. The curriculum, now being fully rolled out to the Class of...

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Steer Clear of the Rumor Mill

By - Feb 11, 06:51 AM   Comments [0]

Did you hear that Stanford is no longer admitting anyone who scored lower than a 700 on the GMAT? Or that HBS already filled up its entire class in Round 1 and won’t actually admit anyone they’re interviewing in Round 2? Or that the way to ace...

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Interview Update from MIT Sloan

By - Feb 10, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

Mother Nature occasionally has other plans for applicants planning on interviewing on campus at MIT Sloan School of Management. The admissions team noted that the historic snowfalls blanketing the northeast in recent weeks have periodically shut down operations at the school. Today, Tuesday the 10th, is...

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Evaluate 3 Factors When Comparing Business School Acceptances

By - Feb 9, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Receiving an offer of admission from one of your target business schools is every MBA hopeful’s dream, and that achievement feels even more amazing when a second or even third offer comes in. After taking...

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The Technology Lag at HBS

By - Feb 6, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has rightfully earned its position at the top of many respected MBA rankings, but even Dean Nitin Nohria acknowledges that the school lags behind MIT and Stanford Graduate School of Business where tech is concerned, a recent Wall Street Journal article reveals. The...

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UVA Darden Students Create Impact Investing Course

By - Feb 5, 12:40 PM   Comments [0]

Did you realize that as a business school student, you can influence the MBA curriculum in more ways than you ever imagined? Students at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business recently created their own class on impact investing, an emerging investment style that...

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Interview Tips for 3 Common Questions

By - Feb 4, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

Round 2 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. Here are tips...

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GMAT Now Features Enhanced Score Report

By - Feb 3, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council has launched a new GMAT Enhanced Score Report, providing test takers with access to an in-depth analysis of their overall performance on the GMAT, including their performance on the various sections and subsections within the exam.  The report provides metrics that...

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Round 2 Updates from MIT Sloan

By - Feb 2, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management will be ready to send out Round 2 interview invitations starting the week of February 16th, a recent post on the MIT Sloan MBA admissions blog reveals. These interviews are conducted by MIT Sloan admissions staff only,...

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Wharton’s Advice for the Team-Based Discussion

By - Feb 2, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School plans on sending out Round 2 team-based discussion invites on February 12th, and deputy vice dean of MBA admissions Maryellen Reilly Lamb shared a few tips about the experience in her most recent blog post. Here’s a quick refresher on...

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