Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

GMAC Alumni Survey Shows Strong Job Market for 2012 Grads

By - Jan 28, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

Last year’s b-school grads faced a receptive job market, as 92 percent of 2012 graduates surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council were employed three months after graduation. That’s six percentage points higher than class of 2011 graduates surveyed at the same time the year...

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6 Ways to Play the MBA Waiting Game

By - Jan 28, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

After months of planning, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders, you have just hit the submit button for your business school applications and are now wondering what’s next as the MBA waiting game begins. Here are six tips to make the most of this period. 1....

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Launches Dual-Degree Program with China

By - Jan 28, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School announced the launch of a new dual-degree program in China that fuses the disciplines of business and engineering. In partnership with Tsinghua University’s Department of Industrial Engineering, UNC Kenan-Flagler has created the Global Supply Chain Leaders Program to meet the growing...

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5 Interview Tips from Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Jan 28, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Many business schools have already extended interview invitations to Round 2 candidates, so there’s no better time to absorb a few additional tips to help you navigate this all-important step in the MBA admissions process. In a recent update to the admissions blog at Cornell’s Johnson...

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Chicago Booth Tweaks EMBA Program

By - Jan 28, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business recently announced changes to the curriculum for its Executive MBA Program. The changes include the addition of new courses; increasing the international exchange component of the program from four to five weeks; and restructuring its elective offerings...

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UM Ross to Pilot Group Interview Sessions in China

By - Jan 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

This first wave of Round 2 interview invitations went out yesterday from University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Soojin Kwon Koh, director of MBA admissions, has shared her team’s plans to test out a supplemental interview process in China later this month. Given the...

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Get Social with Columbia Business School

By - Jan 11, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

The new Voices blog at Columbia Business School recently reminded current and prospective applicants of the many ways Columbia is striving to connect with social media users to share both the student experience as well as insights into the MBA admission process. Active on both Facebook...

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Video Essay, the Future of MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to better get to know applicants beyond their stats and meticulously crafted essay answers, elite MBA programs have rolled out a number of innovative changes to their evaluation process during this application season. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School launched a new team-based discussion...

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What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Almost every day, I receive E-mails and phone calls from new clients that go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?” MBA hopefuls...

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MBA Myth-Busting at Chicago Booth

By - Jan 11, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

It seems some myths never die, particularly where MBA admissions are concerned. With that in mind, we bring you a new myth-busting post featuring Joanne Legler, associate director of admissions at the Chicago Booth School of Business, who frequently encounters misconceptions among prospective applicants while...

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