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Highlight Extracurriculars in Your MBA Application

By - Aug 27, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Many MBA applicants fear they don't have enough or the right type of extracurricular activities and community service to impress b-school admissions committees. Business schools do not assess candidates' extracurricular activities based on a...

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At UM Ross, Leadership Lessons Scale New Heights

By - Aug 27, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, I like to take a look at what innovative courses or teaching methods business schools are rolling out to stay on the cutting edge of management education. This new executive education course offered at the UM Ross School of Business immediately...

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UC Berkeley-Haas Debuts EMBA Focused on Innovative Leadership

By - Aug 27, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has formally launched its new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, which will fast-track working professionals by teaching them how to generate fresh ideas that drive their businesses forward. The new program---tailored for executives averaging 12 years of professional experience---stresses a...

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On A Pursuit of Awesomeness

By - Aug 17, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Give yourself a hand. Seriously. I know it seems ridiculous, but take a moment to step away from the stresses of the business school admissions process, and give yourself a pat on the back. Why? You’re doing it, that’s why. You are doing what hundreds of thousands of people your...

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Worried About the GMAT’s New IR Section? Don’t, Says Stanford GSB

By - Aug 14, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

In a recent update to its MBA admissions blog, Stanford Graduate School of Business attempts to ease the concerns of some applicants wondering how the school will view their scores in the GMAT's brand-new Integrated Reasoning section. "Rest assured that IR is is new to us,...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 7, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This past week, our featured contributors have made the most of their summer down time; realized the magnitude of attending a top-ranked MBA program;...

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Wharton Introduces New Component to MBA Application

By - Aug 7, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School recently announced a few updates for the 2012-2013 academic year that will impact and benefit potential students interested in joining the Wharton community. The school plans to roll out a new evaluation model, the team-based discussion, for the upcoming application...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 24, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This week, our featured contributors share the highlights of their MBA experience, the wisdom of asking for feedback, advice for prospective students, and a...

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Kelley School Will Hold MBA Spot for Returning Military Personnel

By - Jul 13, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Military personnel want to be as marketable as possible to best succeed in their post-service careers, but many find that they need to further their education before entering the private sector. Now, through a novel partnership, undergraduate ROTC members can earn their acceptance into a...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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