Stacy Blackman

Stanford GSB’s Dean Saloner to Step Down

By - Sep 15, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Dean Garth Saloner of the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced Monday that he plans to step down at the end of this academic year. His decision was prompted by increased media attention and scrutiny due to an ongoing lawsuit brought by a former professor...

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Stanford GSB Tops Forbes ROI Ranking…Again

By - Sep 14, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, Forbes released its 2015 ranking of the best business schools in the United States based on the return on investment (ROI) of the MBA Class of 2010 grads. For the second straight time, Stanford Graduate School of Business nudged out Harvard Business School...

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Show Your School Pride and Win $1,000 with the #LookatmyMBA Video Contest

By - Sep 14, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

It takes a lot of hard work to get into a top business school, and we know that school spirit and pride run super strong, from Day One on campus to years later, as an alumni. If you’re currently at business school, earned your MBA...

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ROI of an MBA

By - Sep 10, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

A master’s degree in business is now the most popular graduate degree in America, according to the U.S. Department of Education. But while there is clear demand for MBAs, some experts continue to question the value of an MBA – more specifically the return on investment. To...

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MBA Essay Advice for Harvard Business School

By - Sep 9, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s the Round 1 deadline at Harvard Business School, but if you’re still planning on applying in Rounds 2 or 3, you’ll want to take a look at some of the essay advice I shared in a recent Business Insider article. Unlike last season, when the...

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Attention MBA Applicants: Beware of Friendly Advice!

By - Sep 7, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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HBS Dean Nohria Discusses Value of the MBA

By - Sep 4, 05:39 AM   Comments [0]

The debate over whether the MBA degree is overrated never seems to get old, thanks to the media’s regular stoking of the topic. We thought we’d share with you today this new Bloomberg interview with Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria, an obvious proponent of...

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Finding Balance as an MBA Student and Beyond

By - Sep 3, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The topic of work-life balance consumes a lot of air space in the media lately, particularly as Millennials try to figure out how to fulfill their professional passions while making time for their personal relationships and pleasurable downtime pursuits. In my new post published on the...

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Which Test Should I Take – GRE or GMAT?

By - Sep 2, 05:34 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by LA Tutors 123 Decisions, decisions. Now that most business schools accept either the GMAT or the GRE as part of your application, which standardized exam would be better for you to submit? Is the GRE easier? Do admissions committees like the GMAT more? First,...

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2 Tactics to Help Avoid MBA Application Burnout

By - Sep 1, 08:41 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on Applying to business school is a stressful, exhausting and arduous process no matter how brilliant or organized a person you are. A great way to reduce the risk of burnout is allowing ample time...

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