Stacy Blackman

MBA Your Resume

By - Jul 27, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

First, the (kinda) bad news: it’s unlikely you’ll be able to use the current version of your resume for your business school applications. In fact, you’re probably going to want to spend a significant amount of time on a complete resume overhaul. But the good...

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Fall 2016 MBA Application Deadlines at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Jul 24, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application deadline: October 1, 2015 Decision notification: December 15, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: November 17, 2015 Decision notification: February 15, 2016 Round 3 Application deadline: January 15, 2016 Decision notification: March...

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London Business School 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 23, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Stage  1 Application deadline: September 25, 2015 Interview decision: October 21, 2015 Admission decision: December 2, 2015 Stage  2 Application deadline: January 5, 2016 Interview decision: February 3, 2016 Admission decision: March 23, 2016 Stage  3 Application deadline: February 25, 2016 Interview...

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How to Make a Positive Impression on HBS Admissions Team

By - Jul 22, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

Round one application deadlines are less than two months away at most top MBA programs, and that means many candidates are currently hustling to put together an application package that will make a powerful impression on the admissions committee at their dream school. If Harvard Business...

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CMU Tepper Fall 2016 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 22, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business has updated the two required essay questions for the 2015-2016 MBA application season. Essay 1    (Maximum 300 words) Describe a defining moment in your life. How has it shaped you professionally? Essay 2    (Maximum 300 words)   Based on your...

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Tuesday Tips: Chicago Booth Fall 2016 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 21, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth School of Business is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the...

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Focus on Career Progression, Results for a Successful MBA Resume

By - Jul 21, 05:41 AM   Comments [1]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com While most business school applicants might readily accept the need to spend weeks or months on test prep and MBA essays, many wrongly assume they can simply tweak their current professional resumes and hit submit...

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The Importance of Picking the Right Recommenders

By - Jul 20, 05:22 AM   Comments [0]

Although most Round 1 applications aren’t due until the fall, it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about who’s going to support you as you pull together your materials. Your recommenders in particular will play a critical role in the process. So how do...

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Texas MBA Gives Admissions Perspective on GMAT vs GRE

By - Jul 17, 05:18 AM   Comments [0]

A great many MBA programs now accept the GRE as an alternative to the GMAT as an entrance requirement, but applicants may still wonder whether business schools truly view both equally. If you find yourself on the fence about which exam to take, the recent...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2016 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 16, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has posted the MBA essay questions for the 2015-2016 application season. Although the questions remain unchanged from last year, essay two is no longer required. Essay One (Required) Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain...

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