Stacy Blackman

Time to Thank Your MBA Supporters

By - Nov 22, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

It’s Thanksgiving week in the United States, and on Thursday, millions of people will take a break to reflect on everything they have to be grateful for. It’s a good time for MBA hopefuls to do the same. If you applied to schools in Round 1,...

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New Scholarship Resource Open to MBA Applicants

By - Nov 21, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that U.S. student loan debt exceeded $1.3 trillion in 2015? Business school is an expensive investment, and it’s never too early to start figuring out how you will pay for it. Interestingly enough, more than 50% of business school applicants said they would attend...

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Harvard Business School Tops Bloomberg’s 2016 US Rankings

By - Nov 18, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek has released its 2016 ranking of the best U.S. business schools, based on data compiled from more than 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000 recent graduates. Harvard Business School claims the number one spot among 87 full-time U.S. MBA programs. Stanford Graduate School of...

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Ask the AdCom: Who are the Must-Meet Professors?

By - Nov 17, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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How to Stand Out in a Group Interview

By - Nov 15, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

Have you been invited to a group interview—or hope you will be? Some of the world’s top MBA programs use a team-based interview format, and we won’t be surprised if this trend grows in the future. Business schools want students who will play nice with others,...

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Work in Finance? Don’t Make These Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Nov 14, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant with a background in finance, you’re no doubt wondering how to stand out from your equally impressive peers. No matter how remarkable your pedigree, the truth is that no business school wants an entire class filled with individuals of the same...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Popular Annual Activity?

By - Nov 11, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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Columbia Business School Announces Changes to Curriculum

By - Nov 11, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

During Columbia Business School’s Start-Ups Week held earlier this month, the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off the event by announcing they are reorganizing its entrepreneurship curriculum to help students better choose their areas of interest and plan their future career paths. For the uninitiated, Start-Ups...

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10 Common Mistakes Made in B-School Essays 

By - Nov 10, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re looking to create a winning MBA application, the absolute best place to shine a spotlight on your goals and accomplishments is in the required essay questions. After all, life provides ample source material—innovations, successes, ethical dilemmas, workplace conflicts–that you can mine for essay...

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Generous Gift Will Fund NYU Stern School’s New Program for Military Veterans

By - Nov 8, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business has received a $15 million endowment gift from alumnus Lorenzo Fertitta (MBA ’93) and brother Frank J. Fertitta III to create a new program exclusively for U.S. military veteran and active duty students who will be entering the school’s...

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