Stacy Blackman

USC Marshall School to Offer Online MBA Program

By - Apr 6, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

Starting in Fall 2015, the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business will offer an online MBA program with a curriculum designed specifically for the online learning environment, the school announced last week. The program focuses on emerging online business topics such as internet...

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Building an MBA Program Short List

By - Apr 6, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When the idea of pursuing an MBA degree first germinates, many prospective applicants begin picturing themselves roaming the hallowed halls of Harvard Business School or Stanford Graduate School of Business. But getting hung up on...

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Survey Says Wharton Beats HBS For Most Satisfied MBAs

By - Apr 2, 05:33 AM   Comments [0]

Spurred to action by Harvard Business School‘s MBA satisfaction survey published in February, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School came out with its own poll earlier this week and claims to beat out HBS by nearly 25%. The question asked of respondents in the original...

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Why Your Friend Got In and You Didn’t

By - Apr 1, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

Round 2 results from your dream school are in, and you didn’t get the news you were hoping for. After months of hard work on your application and then a few more months of anxiety-ridden waiting, finding out that you weren’t accepted can be a...

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Advice for Incoming MBA Students

By - Mar 31, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re headed to business school in the fall, your brain is probably near melting with an information overload right about now. We’re going to add just one thing more to your overflowing plate, though you’ll probably find this next bit quite useful. The admissions blog...

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Checklist for Admitted MBA Students

By - Mar 30, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

Reactions to an offer of admission seems to universally include calls to loved ones, social media updates, a spendy dinner or two to celebrate, and some form of happy dance in the privacy of your home or office. Once the euphoria over your acceptance to...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Mar 27, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. The burning topic on just about everyone’s mind: round 2 notifications. Some people have had their dreams come true, while others are still on hold...

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Take Control of Your GMAT Performance

By - Mar 26, 06:35 AM   Comments [0]

We won’t bury the good stuff: from now until April 9, you can win a free copy of the new GMAT® Enhanced Score Report and the GMATPrep® Exam Pack 1, valued at $74.94. If you’re planning to take (or retake) the GMAT before the 2015-16 application...

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Getting Ready for Round 2 Admits

By - Mar 25, 05:27 AM   Comments [0]

It’s Round 2 admit time for the MBA Class of 2017! The Wharton School released R2 decisions on Tuesday, March 24th, and Harvard Business School, UV Darden School of Business, and Stanford Graduate School of Business are just a few of the top schools notifying...

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Pay Less for Your MBA

By - Mar 24, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re a new admit (congrats!), current MBA or alum, your degree has probably come with a price tag of roughly $200,000. Oy. Figuring out how to pay for such a large sum can be intimidating and challenging. The good news is that CommonBond is...

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