Stacy Blackman

INSEAD Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jun 30, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

The INSEAD MBA application for the September 2017 intake is now open, which means we can preview this season’s essay questions for you here. This year, the number of motivation essays has been reduced from four to three, and INSEAD has also introduced a video component in...

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Wharton Debuts Interactive Budget Model Tool

By - Jun 29, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has announced the launch of the Penn Wharton Budget Model. The nonpartisan, interactive budget model is a tool available at no cost to users and is available online and from the tap of a tablet or smartphone. The Model, a tool developed through...

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IESE Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jun 29, 05:33 AM   Comments [0]

IESE Business School has posted the following application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 4, 2016 Decision released by: November 25, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 5, 2017 Decision released by: March 10, 2017 Round 3 Application due: March 7, 2017 Decision released by: April 28, 2017 Round 4 Application...

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Tuesday Tips: Wharton School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 28, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania released the essay questions for the class of 2019 with the inclusion of a second required essay. This additional essay focuses on teamwork and complements the main essay question that asks candidates to reflect upon their fit...

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Tuesday Tips: Harvard Business School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 28, 06:41 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School continues to provide one open-ended essay question to applicants. This year the essay is required (unlike two years ago) but the essay question has changed from last year, and is instead much more flexible (like two years ago). Last year the HBS admissions...

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Prove You’re MBA Material

By - Jun 27, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Many business school applicants worry that they don’t have a strong enough quantitative background to be accepted into a top program. If your entire career has been spent in marketing, for example, how can you convince an admissions committee that you’ll be able to handle...

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MIT Sloan Fall 2017 Application Deadlines, Essay Alternative

By - Jun 24, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. The application to the full-time MBA program will not include a traditional essay question this year; instead, the admissions team has come up with a new twist for Sloan aspirants. Fall 2017 Deadlines Round 1 Application due:...

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Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Jun 24, 09:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 5, 2016 Initial notification: November 15, 2016 Round 2 Application due: November 15, 2016 Initial notification: January 10, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 10, 2017 Initial...

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GMAC Survey Reveals ‘Robust’ Post-MBA Job Market

By - Jun 23, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

Companies working directly with business schools plan to hire more MBAs this year than they hired in 2015, according to a global survey report released by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The survey findings are based on responses from 842 employers representing more than 530...

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CMU Tepper School Fall 2017 MBA Essays

By - Jun 22, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business has posted the updated MBA essay questions for the 2016-2017 admissions season. This year, there is only one required essay—down from two in the last cycle. They are: Required Essay Imagine that you meet up with a member of the admission...

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