Author Archive - stacyblackman

Chicago Booth 2014-2015 Application Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 18, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has announced the deadlines and essay questions for the Fall 2015 application. Round 1 Deadline: September 25, 2014 Decision Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Decision Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 7, 2015 Decision Notification: May 21, 2015 Your application...

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Smith School of Business Boosts Military Outreach

By - Jul 17, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Active-duty and veteran students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business now have a dedicated staff member to help them make a smooth transition to the classroom and ultimately end up in their desired careers, the school announced this week. “We created this...

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Yale SOM Introduces Sliding Scale Application Fee

By - Jul 16, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to make applying to the Yale School of Management more accessible for lower-income applicants, the program announced it will implement a sliding scale for its MBA application fee. Most applicants will pay the standard fee of $225, explains Yale SOM Director of Admissions...

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Yale SOM 2014-2015 Essay Question

By - Jul 16, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

The 2014-2015 full-time MBA application to Yale School of Management is now live, and here’s a preview of the essay question for the upcoming admissions season. “The Yale School of Management educates individuals who will have deep and lasting impact on the organizations they lead. Describe...

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What TOEFL Score Do You Need?

By - Jul 16, 07:46 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an international student applying to business schools in the U.S., you’ve probably asked yourself this question: what TOEFL score do I need to get in? You might have heard that making it to the 100’s will guarantee you admission, but you’ve also had...

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GMAT Guide Update Includes 6 Months Online Access

By - Jul 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council, in partnership with Wiley, is making studying for the GMAT exam easier and more convenient. The best-selling Official Guide for GMAT Review series is adding online content, videos and a study tool, allowing b-school applicants to access hundreds of real,...

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Oxford Saïd to Launch Newly Redesigned MBA Program

By - Jul 16, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School has announced a major redesign of the one-year Oxford MBA, launching in September 2014, that will provide future leaders with the skills, knowledge, and personal qualities needed to meet the world-scale challenges of the 21st century. In the redesigned program,...

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New Application at Cornell’s Johnson School Adds LinkedIn Feature

By - Jul 15, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University recently announced the launch of a new admissions application for its one-year and two-year MBA programs, making it one of the most unique applications in the marketplace. Featuring a LinkedIn profile option and accessible on any...

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Judge Business School 2014-2015 Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Cambridge Judge Business School has posted the essay questions and the five rounds of deadlines for entry in September 2015. Round 1 September 19, 2014 Round 2 October 24, 2014 Round 3 January 9, 2015 Round 4 March 6, 2015 Round 5 May 1, 2015 Essay questions The following are the main essay questions...

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Overcome 3 MBA Application Challenges Facing Military Veterans

By - Jul 14, 05:12 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to some of the key qualities elite business school admissions officers are looking for in MBA applicants – demonstrated leadership and management skills, an ability to motivate and work well in a team and international...

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