Stacy Blackman

Harvard’s Bio-Tech Life Lab Set to Open

By - Oct 12, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

A rendering of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab by Shepley Bulfinch The Harvard Life Lab, poised to open in November, is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of innovation facilities at Harvard Business School. Made possible by a gift from HBS alumni Judy and Steve Pagliuca, the...

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Highlight Teamwork in MBA Applications

By - Oct 11, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

This fall and winter, career services departments in business schools worldwide can anticipate an increased presence of corporate recruiters on campus, predicts the Graduate Management Admission Council. MBA programs will want to make those recruiters happy by providing a highly competent pool of candidates for...

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How Important is a Campus Visit in MBA Admissions?

By - Oct 10, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

You might have experienced a moment of panic as you began to work on your MBA applications for Round 2. It may have occurred after you took note of the January deadlines. And it could have gone something like this: “Wait a second—I won’t have...

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10 Common MBA Application Mistakes of Finance Professionals-Part 1

By - Oct 7, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

Surprised to hear that MBA applicants from finance make up the largest percentage of the incoming classes at many of the top business schools? I didn’t think so. Several firms require the MBA for top-level positions, and finance industries feed heavily into the most competitive...

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Ask the AdCom: Where Can I Find Some Peace and Quiet?

By - Oct 6, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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Stanford GSB Creates New MBA Fellowship

By - Oct 5, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

As part of its mission to educate business leaders to solve society’s most pressing problems, the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced it has established a fellowship to provide financial support for up to three students with a passion for generating economic development in underserved regions of...

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New Ranking Shows Top Choice B-Schools for 2016 Applicants

By - Oct 4, 11:52 AM   Comments [0]

Ready4, a Boston-area company that creates test prep apps, has unveiled its second annual rankings of the most desired business schools around the globe. Unlike traditional business school rankings that are based on complex methodology and, in many cases, information self reported by participating schools, Ready4’s rankings...

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Other MBA Applicants

By - Oct 3, 07:17 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re working on business school applications, it’s only human to want to compare your qualifications to others you know who’ve already graduated from—or are currently attending—a top program. You might think that their undergraduate schools, GPAs, GMAT scores and career paths may provide insight into...

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Kellogg School Receives $10M Gift, Global Hub on Track for 2017 Opening

By - Sep 30, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Photograph by Mike Crews Nearly two years after breaking ground on its $220 million, state-of-the-art education center known as the Global Hub, Kellogg School of Management has confirmed that the 410,000 square-foot facility is inching toward completion and on track for an early 2017 inauguration. The school also...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s Your Favorite Restaurant Near Campus?

By - Sep 29, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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