Stacy Blackman

Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 25, 10:17 AM   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 share their school selection criteria, reasons for applying, and tips for keep your recommenders on task. Advice for international...

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B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

By - Jul 24, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

Researchers from Harvard Business School, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and HEC Paris have found that developing a daily writing habit of just 15 minutes a day could pay off in spades when it comes to improving job performance and advancing your career. The study’s authors hypothesized ...

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Don’t Make These 4 Common Video Interview Mistakes

By - Jul 23, 05:10 AM   Comments [1]

A skyrocketing number of business schools and employers have integrated a video interview platform such as Skype into their screening process, which means applicants need to adapt to make sure they present themselves with the same poise, charisma and class as during a traditional in-person...

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Kellogg MBA Program’s Fall 2015 Essay Questions

By - Jul 22, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has posted the MBA essay questions for the upcoming admissions season. For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How...

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2014 Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 22, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the community, and grow...

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Chicago Booth 2014-2015 Application Deadlines, Essays

By - Jul 18, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has announced the deadlines and essay questions for the Fall 2015 application. Round 1 Deadline: September 25, 2014 Decision Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Decision Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 7, 2015 Decision Notification: May 21, 2015 Your application...

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Smith School of Business Boosts Military Outreach

By - Jul 17, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Active-duty and veteran students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business now have a dedicated staff member to help them make a smooth transition to the classroom and ultimately end up in their desired careers, the school announced this week. “We created this...

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Yale SOM Introduces Sliding Scale Application Fee

By - Jul 16, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to make applying to the Yale School of Management more accessible for lower-income applicants, the program announced it will implement a sliding scale for its MBA application fee. Most applicants will pay the standard fee of $225, explains Yale SOM Director of Admissions...

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Yale SOM 2014-2015 Essay Question

By - Jul 16, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

The 2014-2015 full-time MBA application to Yale School of Management is now live, and here’s a preview of the essay question for the upcoming admissions season. “The Yale School of Management educates individuals who will have deep and lasting impact on the organizations they lead. Describe...

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What TOEFL Score Do You Need?

By - Jul 16, 07:46 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re an international student applying to business schools in the U.S., you’ve probably asked yourself this question: what TOEFL score do I need to get in? You might have heard that making it to the 100’s will guarantee you admission, but you’ve also had...

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