Stacy Blackman B-School Application Survey

By - May 5, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s the day, folks! We at Stacy Blackman Consulting want to check the pulse of this year’s crop of b-school applicants by polling them about their MBA plans. The survey poses 13 super simple questions, such as “How many schools are you applying to?”, and...

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How to get into MIT from Someone that Did

By - May 5, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations to Doug (not his real name), a re-applicant who turned his story around to get into MIT and INSEAD! He took some time out from his blog TopDogMBA and being a general badass to answer a few of our questions about how he achieved...

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Columbia Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 4, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 75 to 50 characters. Yes, that was  characters, not words. Two years ago it was a generous 100 characters. And those applicants thought they had...

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What to Do Before Heading to B-School

By - May 4, 05:11 AM   Comments [0]

You did it! You got into business school—congratulations! It might seem like years ago that you first started your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you head to campus and...

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MBA Jobs: 4 Key Skills Entrepreneurs Look for When Hiring New MBAs

By - May 4, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions What goes through an entrepreneur’s head when they’re hiring a new MBA? Don’t you wish there was some way of understanding what specific skills they’re looking for? We went through countless resources online to help identify the main skills entrepreneurs look for in...

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Interview of a Wisconsin Student

By - May 1, 10:25 AM   Comments [0]

Poonam, CEO and founder of myEssayReview, is publishing interviews of her successful students. This is the latest in the series. Here is a chat with Fatima, first year student at the full time MBA program of the Wisconsin. Poonam: Can you tell us a little about...

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SBC Celebrates!

By - May 1, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve had a tremendous year at Stacy Blackman Consulting, and there’s nothing I like better than celebrating success with the people who make it all possible: our amazing team of consultants, editors, and support staff who keep the whole operation running smoothly. Several of us...

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Stanford Business School Profile

By - May 1, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions The Stanford Business School graduate program is designed to offer world-class education to a diverse pool of students by focusing strongly on innovation and individuality. Stanford GSB graduates go on to employment in finance, real estate, technology, government, healthcare, and other industries, aided...

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Georgetown McDonough’s New Global Real Estate Center

By - Apr 30, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business recently announced it has received a gift of $10 million from alumnus Robert Steers and his wife Lauren Steers to launch a new center focused on global real estate. Steers is the CEO of Cohen & Steers Inc., a pioneering...

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Jon Medved and OurCrowd: The Remarkable Story of an Entrepreneur

By - Apr 30, 04:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Admissions Straight Talk podcast has hit the 100-episode mark! And in honor of our big milestone we invited a  most exciting guest yet. Want to know what one of the most prominent entrepreneurs of our times has to say about leadership, graduate education, and bodysurfing? For...

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