MBA

The Value of MBA Admissions Consultants

By - Jun 26, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

“Do MBA admissions consultants open doors?” is the question posed in a recent article in Canada’s Globe and Mail, which features my thoughts on the topic. I think you can already guess my answer, which is: absolutely! After all, since launching Stacy Blackman Consulting in...

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Get the Directions to Destination MBA: Webinar TOMORROW!

By - Jun 26, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to b-school and are seeking specific, detailed instructions to guide you to your b-school goal, then you won’t want to miss our FREE webinar, Destination MBA: Get Directions!, TOMORROW, Thursday, June 27th at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET. Register now...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “we seek students with strong intellectual ability and superior interpersonal skills (IQ + EQ)” The individual components of your application will be academic ability, professional achievements and career aspirations, and personal characteristics. While your academics will be evaluated...

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Wharton New Essay Questions

By - Jun 26, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton announced their new essay questions for the MBA program that starts in 2014: REQUIRED ESSAY QUESTIONS: 1. What do you aspire to achieve, personally and professionally, through the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 2. Academic engagement is an important element of the Wharton MBA experience. How do you...

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MBA Admissions: Chicago Booth & Finance

By - Jun 25, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business: Booth currently ranks in sixth place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2013). It was ranked #2 for finance. Chicago Booth Class of 2013 and Finance 4031...

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UMD Smith School Launches Online MBA Program

By - Jun 25, 11:54 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in January 2014, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer a flexible online MBA program that allows students to earn their degree with minimal on-campus requirements. Courses offered through the online program format are taught by the same faculty...

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UV Darden MBA Program Announces Single Essay Prompt

By - Jun 25, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Will abbreviated MBA application essays officially become a trend (see HBS)? The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, which required just one essay prompt in last year’s application, will again pose a single essay question for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. Here it is: Share your thought...

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Yale SOM 2014 Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM applicants, it’s time to put the pedal to the metal. You’ve got three months till the round one deadline, and those essays have to be exceptional. Application Due Admissions Decisions Round 1 Sept. 25, 2013 Dec. 9, 2013 Round 2 Jan. 9, 2014 Apr. 4, 2013 Round 3 Apr. 24,...

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The 5 Best Strategies to Get off the Waitlist

By - Jun 24, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review UK, a well-known provider of MBA Admissions Consulting for Top Business Schools. Being waitlisted for an opportunity, whether it’s a spot in a college program or a fellowship, is a mixed experience: you’re probably exhilarated to have made it that...

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