Stacy Blackman

Tuesday Tips: 2015 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

By - May 19, 06:10 AM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has decided to continue with one open-ended essay. The question has changed slightly and focused emphasis on the case method and your interaction with classmates. The HBS admissions director blog notes that the “optional” element was dropped because: “this season,...

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Yale SOM 2015-2016 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 18, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

While the online application won’t go live until early July, Yale School of Management‘s Director of Admissions Bruce DelMonico has previewed the upcoming application deadlines for the MBA Class of 2018. Round 1 Application Deadline: September 16, 2015 Decision Release: December 7, 2015 Enrollment Deadline: February 12, 2016 Round 2 Application Deadline:...

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Harvard Business School 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

By - May 15, 09:52 AM   Comments [1]

Harvard Business School has announced the following deadlines for the MBA Class of 2018. Round 1 Application Due: September 9, 2015 Notification: December 2015 (date TBA) Round 2 Application Due: January 6, 2016 Notification: March 2016 (date TBA) Round 3 Application Due: April 4, 2016 Notification: May 2016 (date TBA) *** Application materials are at 12...

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HBS Introduces New Class of 2018 MBA Essay Question

By - May 15, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has decided to switch things up this season and will forgo the optional essay prompt of the previous two years. According to the admissions website, there is one question for the Class of 2018: It’s the first day of class at HBS. You...

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UCLA Anderson Receives $100M Gift from Namesake’s Widow

By - May 14, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has announced the largest gift in its history: $100 million from longtime supporter Marion Anderson to position the school for continued excellence and honor the legacy of her late husband John, for whom the school is named. Anderson says her...

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Michigan Ross Winds Down 2014-2015 Application Season

By - May 14, 05:04 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business plans to make its admit calls to successful Round 3 candidates today, but MBA Admissions Director Soojin Kwon says that the admissions committee’s work to shape the Class of 2017 is far from over. In fact, Kwon explains in a...

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$10M Gift Honors Tuck School Dean Paul Danos

By - May 13, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

When Paul Danos announced in March 2014 that he would step down from his position as dean at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business after 19 years, the news was met with considerable emotion. After all, his deanship has been the longest in the school’s history,...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 Stanford MBA Essay Tips

By - May 12, 17:39 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business continues to ask applicants to delve deep into their personality, values and motivations for this set of MBA essays. The classic “what matters most” essay should be your primary focus, and secondly you will answer why Stanford is the next...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips

By - May 12, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan has just announced the essay questions and deadlines for the class of 2018. This year there is only one required question, a second required short-answer for those invited to interview, and an optional open-ended essay. For many years MIT asked a series of behavioral...

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Fit the GMAT Into Overall MBA Application Strategy

By - May 12, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Just about every MBA candidate needs to submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of their business school admission package, but not everyone has a clear grasp on when and how the exam...

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