Stacy Blackman

Tuesday Tips: Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 23, 19:24 PM   Comments [0]

The set of essays for admission to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business covers a variety of topics – from the creative to the personal to the professional. In approaching these questions and deciding between topics it will be important to remain focused on what...

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong MBA Recommenders

By - Jun 23, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on You probably already know not to ask the CEO of your company to write your business school letter of recommendation – unless of course he or she is  someone you work closely with and who knows you very...

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$11M Gift to UCLA Anderson Launches New Technology Management Center

By - Jun 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Anderson School of Management announced it will broaden the base of technology opportunities across the UCLA campus with its new Easton Technology Management Center, made possible thanks to gifts totaling $11 million from James L. Easton. The new center expands the Easton Technology...

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Ready or Not, it’s GMAT Time

By - Jun 22, 05:40 AM   Comments [0]

While many will be celebrating the official arrival of summer this weekend, MBA applicants are aware of yet another season that’s ramping up: GMAT preparation season. We’ve asked experts on the Economist GMAT Tutor team for tips to help you do your best. Here’s what...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has announced the following MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 (Early Action) Application due: October 16, 2015 Decision released: December 14, 2015 Round 2 Application due: December 4, 2015 Decision released: February 1, 2016 Round 3 Application due: January 15,...

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Duke Fuqua 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 11:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. Early Action Application deadline: September 15, 2015 Decision notification: October 26, 2015 Round 1 Application deadline: October 14, 2015 Decision notification: December 17, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 5, 2016 Decision notification: March...

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Emory MBA 2015-2016 Deadlines, Essay Questions

By - Jun 17, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

Emory University’s Goitzueta Business School has announced the following MBA application deadlines and essay questions for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Application due: October 1, 2015 Decision released: December 3, 2015 Round 2 Application due: November 13, 2015 Decision released: January 28, 2016 Round 3 Application due: January 8, 2016 Decision released: March...

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Tuesday Tips: NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 16, 19:11 PM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “Stern develops leaders who make 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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Tuesday Tips: UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 16, 18:53 PM   Comments [0]

While writing only 500 words for your Darden MBA application essay may seem simple, it requires discipline to highlight all of the important parts of your profile for the admissions committee in one short essay. Writing a successful essay with such limited space requires you...

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UV Darden School Announces Enhancements to MBA Curriculum

By - Jun 16, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has just announced several changes to its MBA program that will take effect beginning this fall, including a new, required experiential course as well as more opportunities for students to customize their learning experience. Marc Lipson, associate dean...

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