Stacy Blackman

Choosing Among Multiple Offers of Admission

By - Apr 14, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

Round Two business school decisions have come pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools.  Despite the adage, “You can never have too much of a good thing,” in reality, multiple b-school acceptances can...

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4 Key Career Benefits From MBA Programs

By - Apr 13, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

In one survey, 96 percent of employers said hiring business school graduates creates value for their companies. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Business school graduates benefit not only from a solid return on investment through substantial salary increases, but also...

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Seemingly Similar MBA Applicants, Different Outcomes

By - Apr 12, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

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

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Chicago Booth Alum Gifts $10M for Veteran MBA Scholarships

By - Apr 11, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Military veterans seeking an MBA degree at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business will have a significant leg up, thanks to the $10 million gift from alumnus Eric Gleacher to fund a groundbreaking scholarship program for U.S. veterans. The Gleacher Veteran Scholars Fund will provide...

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INSEAD Deadlines for September 2017, January 2018 Intakes

By - Apr 8, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD has posted the MBA application deadlines for the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes. They are as follows: September 2017 Intake (Class of July 2018) Round 1 Deadline: September 21, 2016 Interview Decision Notification: October 21, 2016 Final Decision Notification: November 25, 2016 Round 2 Deadline: November 30, 2016 Interview Decision Notification: January...

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Georgetown McDonough Partners with Peace Corps for MBA Scholarship Program

By - Apr 6, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

The Peace Corps has chosen Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business to join its Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program, the school announced this week. Coverdell Fellows will receive a rigorous business education that also prepares them to make a positive impact on the community through...

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How to Decide Between MBA Programs

By - Apr 5, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

If  you’ve been accepted into more than one MBA program, congratulations! Let’s just take a moment to appreciate how many people wish they were you right now. We certainly hope you understand how impressive this achievement is and have taken some time to celebrate accordingly. But,...

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To-Do List for Admitted, Waitlisted or Denied MBA Applicants

By - Apr 4, 07:46 AM   Comments [0]

With round two notifications pouring in from many schools, MBA hopefuls need to know what to do now, no matter which status group—admitted, waitlisted, denied—they fall into. Once the celebrating has died down, admitted applicants should focus on two things: getting their finances in order, and...

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Tuck MBA Has 3 Tips for Military Applicants

By - Apr 1, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

Coming from the armed forces rather than a civilian career path prior to business school can give rise to certain difficulties when drafting an application. Luckily, the Tuck 360 MBA Blog at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has published a post with advice targeted toward veteran...

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Deciding Which MBA Program is Right for You

By - Mar 31, 06:17 AM   Comments [0]

Are you gearing up to apply for an MBA program this fall? I can’t stress enough how important it is to put significant thought into which programs you’re going to dedicate dozens of hours to over the coming months, so here are just a few...

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