Stacy Blackman

MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

By - Aug 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, applicants for both the one-year and two-year Ithaca based MBA programs are asked to write “Your...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

By - Aug 6, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider blog this week with a few tips for approaching this year’s prompts...

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MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 5, 18:15 PM   Comments [0]

On its website, MIT Sloan highlights programs from Entrepreneurship to the Digital Economy. Innovation is key for MIT Sloan and the program seeks interesting students to build a class that can learn from each other and continue the tradition of innovation. When approaching this set of...

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Forbes Names America’s Top Start-Up Universities

By - Aug 5, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Forbes magazine recently announced its latest ranking of U.S. universities which produce the greatest number of entrepreneurs. Its methodology involved tallying the universities’ entrepreneurial ratio: the number of alumni and students who identify themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, compared to the school’s...

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Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 31, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s close-knit community values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at Kellogg as you approach your essays. While you are...

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HBS Names New Director of Social Enterprise Initiative

By - Jul 31, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

Matthew M. Segneri, who earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2010, will become the new director of its Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), the school recently announced. Launched in 1993, the SEI pioneered the concept of “social enterprise” by adopting a problem-focused approach toward understanding...

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Exam Lifehacks for a Higher Test Score

By - Jul 31, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

You can’t avoid it. Every exam prep checklist has it, and every experienced tutor will advise you to do it: STUDY! Yes, we all hate to have to do it, but it really is the key to your success on every exam you’ll have to...

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Northwestern Kellogg MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 30, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s close-knit community values leadership and teamwork. At the same time, diversity in experience, background and thought is important to the Kellogg admissions committee. Do your research on the programs, activities, clubs, classes and professors at Kellogg as you approach your essays. While you are...

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INSEAD Essays for September 2015 Intake

By - Jul 30, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

For the September 2015 intake, INSEAD asks applicants to answer the following job description and motivation essays. Job Description Essays Essay 1 Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant employees under your supervision, size of budget clients/products...

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CMU Tepper 2014-2015 Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 30, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business has posted the following deadlines and essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. Round 1 Deadline: October 5, 2014 Decision: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 4, 2015 Decision: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 15, 2015 Decision: May 15, 2015 Note to Full-Time Applicants: Following...

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