Author Archive - stacyblackman

Jonathan Levin Named Dean of Stanford GSB

By - May 23, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has named economist  Jonathan Levin, former chair of the Stanford Department of Economics and a renowned expert in the field of industrial organization, as the next dean of the GSB, President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy announced today. Levin...

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Michigan Ross Fall 2017 MBA Application Essays

By - May 23, 09:56 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business poses these two required essay questions and one optional statement in the Fall 2017 MBA application: What are you most proud of outside of your professional life? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words) What...

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Michigan Ross School Names Scott DeRue as New Dean

By - May 20, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business has appointed Scott DeRue as its next dean, effective July 1. DeRue will succeed Alison Davis-Blake, who one year ago today announced she would resign when her five-year term ends in June 2016. Many in the Ross community are well...

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Michigan Ross School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 3, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 2, 2017 Decision released: March 17, 2017 Round 3 Application due: March 20,...

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What One MBA Applicant Would Have Done Differently

By - May 19, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Something unique and completely unexpected arrived in my inbox this week. With the author’s permission and encouragement, I share this letter in the hopes that some of my blog readers might benefit from it…especially anyone on the fence about the value of working with an...

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HBS 2+2 Program Now Has Single Application Deadline

By - May 18, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Harvard Business School announced a significant change to the application process for its 2+2 program. This deferred admissions program is designed for college seniors, who, if accepted, work for two years (or more) after their college graduations before entering the b-school. Going forward,...

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SBC’s 2016 MBA Applicant Survey

By - May 17, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

2016 could be a life-changing year for you: You may already know that you’ll be headed to business school in the fall, or you might be planning to start your MBA journey now. Either way, exciting things lie ahead. With Round One deadlines just a few...

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Push or Pull? The Decision to Leave the Military and Pursue an MBA

By - May 17, 07:01 AM   Comments [0]

In the first of our new series of guest posts directed at military applicants, army veteran and Cornell MBA Peter Sukits shares candid, actionable advice for military veterans considering a transition to a full-time MBA program. Pete is an aspiring career coach, author and finance...

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Stanford GSB Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 16, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application essays for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last year, and are as follows: Essay A: What matters most to you, and why? (Suggested word count: 750) For this essay Stanford GSB would like...

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Tuck School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 13, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows: Early Action Round Application due: October 5, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 November Round Application due: November 2, 2016 Decision released: February 10, 2017 January Round Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision released:...

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