Stacy Blackman

Tuesday Tips: London Business School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 16, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top-ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by employers in both the US and Europe. This year...

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August ‘To Do’ List for MBA Applicants

By - Aug 15, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

The summer may be winding down, but MBA admissions season is just ramping up. By August, all of the top MBA programs have announced their deadlines and essay questions, and applicants should have a solid set of schools they plan to target. If you’re ready to start...

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3 Unconventional Steps to Writing Great MBA Essays

By - Aug 12, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. The essay component is arguably the most important piece of your business school application. After all, a compelling story can help counterbalance weaker aspects of your candidacy. Before you start working on your MBA applications in...

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#TBT I’ve Joined Forces with Beat The GMAT!

By - Aug 11, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

I love revisiting these moments during our history when SBC forged partnerships with other leaders in the MBA admissions industry, such as this valuable and enduring relationship I have with Beat the GMAT. More than a decade ago, way back in Spring 2006, I shared this news on...

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USC Marshall Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 10, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

The application to the full-time MBA program at USC Marshall School of Business is now live, and here we share with you the essay questions, which remain unchanged for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Required MBA Essays Please complete both sections in no more than 700 words combined: What...

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Developing ‘Brand You’: The Way to Drive Home Your Main Points

By - Aug 10, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’d like to highlight some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall.  Enjoy! Think for a moment about the audience for your...

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Tuesday Tips: Cornell Johnson Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 9, 20:44 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management is a flexible MBA program housed within an Ivy League campus. Cornell Johnson offers multiple full-time options, including a one-year MBA, executive programs and a tech focused program. Cornell Johnson has multiple joint degree programs as well from a JD-MBA...

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Tuesday Tips: UVA Darden Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 9, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

While answering only one essay question 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...

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Think Like the MBA Admissions Committee

By - Aug 8, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re hard at work on your MBA applications, it’s easy to get caught up in what sounds great to you, or what seems impressive to your friends, co-workers or parents. But what you really need to be doing is considering your materials from the...

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong MBA Recommenders

By - Aug 4, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’m highlighting some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall.  Enjoy! You probably already know not to ask the CEO of your...

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