Stacy Blackman

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

By - Sep 1, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If you’re heading to business school in the coming weeks, you’re about to embark on a transformative experience, both personally and professionally. If you are a soon-to-be member of the MBA class of 2016,...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 29, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers share tactics for analyzing test errors, highlights from various information sessions, and advice for creating presentations that will...

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HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

By - Aug 28, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

Although most of the elite MBA programs now accept either the GMAT or GRE as part of the admissions process, many applicants wonder if business schools really consider the exams equally. In an attempt to clarify the matter, Harvard Business School Director of Admissions and Financial...

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Yale SOM Welcomes Diverse MBA Class of 2016

By - Aug 27, 05:26 AM   Comments [0]

Bruce DelMonico, director of MBA admissions at the Yale School of Management, recently shared the details of the incoming class of 2016 MBA students. With 39% hailing from outside the United States, 37% women, and 25% U.S. minorities, this class is one of the most...

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Tuesday Tips: NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 26, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “Stern develops leaders who have an impact on business and beyond.” Evolving from a pure finance school into one that focuses on areas like entertainment and technology, Stern takes advantage of the vibrant and changing business opportunities in...

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Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

By - Aug 25, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business today unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity of business school students to develop, launch, and fund a business within a week’s time. The...

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Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross School of Business

By - Aug 23, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business recently shared some news for prospective applicants on Director Soojin Kwon‘s revamped admissions blog. The admissions team is wrapping up a whirlwind recruiting tour in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea this week, and Kwon notes that Michigan...

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Register for HBS Class Visits Now

By - Aug 23, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has announced that registration for class visits is now open. In her latest blog post, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold notes that the first day to visit a class is September 10th, which is after the Round 1 deadline. Applicants...

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US News Names 10 Most Expensive MBA Programs

By - Aug 20, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to its standard business school rankings released annually, US News and World Report occasionally releases a “short list” magnifying individual data points. This week, the news magazine takes a look at the ten most costly private MBA programs in the United States. According to...

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B-Schools Battle for Top Talent

By - Aug 19, 05:47 AM   Comments [0]

Competition among top MBA programs to attract the most brilliant applicants has grown fierce, according to a news piece in Business Because. With tactics ranging from launching online programs, expanding class sizes, increasing scholarship opportunities, overhauling curricula and creating ever more specialized courses, it’s clear the...

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