Stacy Blackman

Targeted Tips for Women MBA Applicants

By - Nov 20, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Are there specific tips and tactics just for women who are applying to business school? While it’s tempting to dismiss the existence of any gender differences in the application process or in student life, you don’t have to look back very far to see just...

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Make the Most of Each Application Component

By - Nov 19, 06:07 AM   Comments [0]

As you pull together your MBA application materials, try to think of each component as an opportunity to tell the AdCom something new about yourself. What we mean is, don’t simply copy and paste bullet points from your resume into your data forms. Offer up new...

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USC Marshall Introduces MS in Marketing Degree

By - Nov 18, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

The USC Marshall School of Business has announced the launch of a new Master of Science in Marketing  that will help develop and enhance students’ innovative marketing skills. This degree is designed for managers and those with a few years of work experience who are...

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First Cohort of Harvard Business School’s HBX CORe Now Complete

By - Nov 17, 06:35 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School‘s new digital learning initiative, HBX, held a closing ceremony earlier this month to formally mark the completion of its first offering, HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness). CORe is an interactive online program specially designed by HBS faculty members and was first offered this...

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Separate GMAT Rankings for U.S. and Asian Applicants

By - Nov 14, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Segregation in education sounds like a relic of the distant past, but according to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal, Asian and Indian applicants to U.S. MBA programs trounce American applicants so badly on the quantitative portion of the GMAT that business schools...

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Duke Fuqua Tops Businessweek’s Biennial MBA Ranking

By - Nov 13, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek has released its 14th biennial ranking of 112 full-time MBA programs globally to determine which business schools offer the strongest education and best prepare MBAs for their careers. Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business claims the number one spot among U.S. programs. The University...

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MBA@UNC Honors Pioneering Women in Business

By - Nov 12, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

Female entrepreneurs make up more than 30% of all enterprises in the United States, and the MBA@UNC blog celebrates that fact with its recently published list of 33 female founders forging their own path. Each of the women featured has an MBA degree, and has experienced...

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What Burning Man and B-School Have in Common

By - Nov 12, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

Though it’s November and fall is in full swing, I’m devoting today’s post to Burning Man, the late-summer ritual that draws over 60,000 participants to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada every year. On the surface, it would seem that there is very little overlap between...

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Plan Your Time Wisely in Round 2

By - Nov 12, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

By the end of this week, we’ll be halfway through November already—can you believe it? What’s even harder to believe is that Round 2 deadlines will start to hit in less than two months. And since end-of-year wrap-ups at work—not to mention the holidays—will consume...

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4 Factors to Consider About European MBA Programs

By - Nov 11, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com As business becomes more global, future MBA applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for business school. In many cases, the answer will be yes. The best business schools attract international students and...

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