Stacy Blackman

Tuesday Tips: London Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 30, 04:42 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 recruiters in both the US and Europe. LBS...

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Michigan Ross Students Launch Private Equity Club

By - Sep 29, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

Two students at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business have started the school’s first private equity club to strengthen the relationship between students interested in the industry and professionals. The group, called Michigan Ross Private Equity, was formed by founder and co-president Greg Sanker....

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Know Parents’ Role in the MBA Admissions Process

By - Sep 29, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If Mom and Dad are actively involved in your MBA application process, then it might be time to rethink their role at this critical career crossroads. The admissions committee wants to see applicants with demonstrated...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Sep 28, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. This week, MBA bloggers look forward to a sleepless first year, lay out their essay strategies, and think up an entirely new...

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Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

By - Sep 25, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

As more and more business schools publish their MBA class profiles for the incoming class, it has become clear that despite all the discussion of women and MBAs of 2013, female enrollment numbers overall have stagnated. While a few schools, such as UC Berkeley Haas School...

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Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

By - Sep 25, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell University and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) have partnered to create a dual MBA and Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program launching in fall 2015. The dual degree will offer a well-rounded hospitality management education with courses in operations management, organizational behavior,...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 23, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and Ross wants...

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IESE’s New Course in Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship

By - Sep 23, 07:24 AM   Comments [0]

Spain’s IESE Business School has introduced a new MBA course in “Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship” that explores the connection between social and financial objectives. A total of 72 MBA students are participating in the inaugural class, where they will have the chance to work directly...

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Wharton School MBA Class of 2016 Profile

By - Sep 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has just posted the MBA Class of 2016 profile, and here is a snap shot of a few of the more interesting data points: 40% Women 31% International students 30% US students of color Mean overall GMAT: 728 Average work experience: 5 years 45% Undergrad...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler’s History of Sustainable Enterprise

By - Sep 22, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is celebrating its 15th anniversary as a global leader in sustainable enterprise. The school began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach – measuring success in terms of financial profitability, ecological integrity and social equity – in 1999. It...

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