Stacy Blackman

Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

By - Oct 23, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview will go out on October 31st. Applicants selected to interview will receive the Team-Based Discussion prompt...

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Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

By - Oct 22, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Acceptance of the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT among U.S. business schools has reached critical mass, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of business school admissions officers. According to the survey, 85% of MBA programs now give students the option to submit...

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Michigan Ross Admissions Director on Retaking GMAT

By - Oct 21, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

First off, congratulations to all of the R1 applicants to Michigan Ross School of Business who received an invitation to interview yesterday! MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon discusses the subject of retaking the GMAT in her latest blog post, noting that the question also frequently...

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Bloomberg Businessweek Launches #WhyMBA Social Media Project

By - Oct 20, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek has launched #WhyMBA, a Web and social media campaign that calls upon current business school students, graduates, teachers, and anyone with an opinion and a Twitter handle, to engage in a real-time debate about the true value of a graduate business education. #WhyMBA...

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How to Stay Sane During B-School

By - Oct 20, 05:03 AM   Comments [0]

By now, you’ve either fantasized about how hectic yet amazing business school life is,  or you’re living it right now. Rohan Rajiv, a first-year student in Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management‘s two-year MBA program, has written a thoughtful blog post on how to prioritize...

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Social Media Will Change the B-School Landscape

By - Oct 17, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

Social media as it relates to management education continues to be a hot topic, and I found the comments in a recent Huffington Post blog piece really fascinating. For Millennials, memories of the world prior to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram may be hazy, while members...

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Princeton Review 2015 B-School Rankings

By - Oct 17, 05:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Princeton Review recently released the 2015 editions of its guides to business and law schools, which also include annual ranking lists uniquely based on student surveys. Among the ranking list categories and schools ranked #1 on them, you’ll find: “Best Career Prospects”—Stanford Graduate School of...

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ROI of the MBA Strong Across Most Tiers

By - Oct 16, 04:37 AM   Comments [0]

Just about everyone knows that earning an MBA degree offers an excellent return on investment. But what’s interesting to learn is that even schools outside of the Top 20 and without a globally recognized brand still offer degree-holders the chance to rake in a seven-figure...

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MBA Essay Do’s and Don’ts from Kenan-Flagler

By - Oct 15, 05:58 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School recently provided a list of helpful do’s and dont’s for applicants working on their MBA admissions essay, and their advice holds no matter which program you’re currently contemplating. Three Things to Do: Tell a compelling story if you hope...

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USC Marshall Fall 2015 MBA Essay Question

By - Oct 14, 09:43 AM   Comments [0]

The USC Marshall School of Business has a streamlined application process, like many programs this season, and requires one essay of Fall 2015 applicants. Essay: What are your short-term and long term personal and/or professional goals following graduation from USC Marshall? How will USC Marshall enable...

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