Stacy Blackman

3 Research Tips for Veterans Applying to Business Schools

By - Nov 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on Although some armed forces veterans might not immediately see the correlation between their skills and experiences from the military and those needed to lead a Fortune 500 company, the truth is that business schools admire the leadership...

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Women Now Make Up 40% at Many Elite MBA Programs

By - Nov 10, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

New data released this week by the Forté Foundation shows that the number of women in top business schools is slowly inching upward. The organization, which is dedicated to launching women into successful careers through access to business education, noted an increase of nearly 4%...

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The Dreaded Ding

By - Nov 9, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business School sent out the balance of its Round 1 interview invitations—followed by “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people are able...

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UC Berkeley Haas Joins the Global Network

By - Nov 6, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has become the 28th member of the Global Network for Advanced Management, a network of top business schools committed to educating global leaders, the school announced yesterday. Berkeley-Haas is the second top U.S.-based business school to join the Global...

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What to Expect During the MIT Sloan MBA Interview

By - Nov 5, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Jennifer Barba, Associate Director of Admissions at MIT Sloan School of Management, posted a video describing what applicants can expect during their MBA interview. As a reminder, the school has introduced a second short-answer question this year, which is only for students invited...

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HBS Names New Group of Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

By - Nov 4, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship is considered by many as the top program for entrepreneurial studies in the nation. One of many benefits HBS students can take advantage of is the experience of the school’s annual cohort of Entrepreneurs-in-Residence. Now celebrating its tenth...

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Leading Chinese B-School Establishes Campus in Europe

By - Nov 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

As Chinese executives turn their eyes to the global stage and understanding the Chinese economy becomes increasingly vital for the rest of the world, Asia’s top-ranked business school China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) recently announced it has deepened its presence in Europe. CEIBS school leaders...

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What to Do at an MBA Info Session

By - Nov 2, 06:23 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 2 deadlines inch closer, several top programs are hitting the road and holding informational sessions in cities across the world. If you have the opportunity to attend one of these events, you might find yourself face to face with an influential AdCom member....

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R1 Interview Updates from the Ross School

By - Oct 30, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business sent out interview invitations to Round 1 applicants, and MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon posted information on her blog for applicants who did not yet receive a coveted invitation. If you have been waitlisted, this...

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New Lifelong Learning Options Offered for Kellogg Alumni

By - Oct 29, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

As part of Kellogg School of Management‘s Lifelong Learning program for alumni, the school has announced it will offer a suite of five free Organizational Leadership online courses. Offered in partnership with four of Northwestern’s schools, participants will learn the essential skills to build and motivate...

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