Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

Tepper Crowned Best Part-Time MBA Program

By - Nov 20, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business takes the top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2013 ranking of the best part-time MBA programs. With a close-knit cohort of just 194 students in the program, this part-time curriculum is the same as the full-time version but is...

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Columbia Business School Launches New Branding Campaign

By - Nov 19, 18:24 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has launched a new, comprehensive brand positioning campaign to better define and communicate the core elements that make it one of the best business schools in the world. To celebrate the new tagline—At the Very Center of Business—and better tell Columbia Business School’s...

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Get Ready for MBA Application Videos

By - Oct 31, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

In an era where MBA applicants often come across as overly packaged and polished, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management decided to shake things up last year by introducing a video component to the application in an effort to see the unscripted side...

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Kellogg Applicants Encounter Video Technology Snags

By - Oct 30, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

The video essay, which Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management introduced as a mandatory component of the 2013-2014 MBA application, has hit a few technical snags for some candidates this season. For the video essay, applicants use a Skype-like platform where they are asked a short personal...

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HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

By - Oct 29, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School recently sent out Round 1 interview invitations, the Harbus’s general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that same afternoon letting those lucky recipients in on some of the secrets of a successful admissions interview. Here are the key takeaways from...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 29, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business explains in a recent blog post why...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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Look Beyond the Top Business Schools for Your MBA

By - Oct 28, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

People typically pursue an MBA because they are looking to improve their career opportunities and increase their future income. What some applicants don’t consider is that you can achieve both of those objectives even if you don’t make it into the business programs at Harvard,...

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Understanding B-School Rankings

By - Oct 25, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the focus of the methodology used by each of the five major...

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Stanford MBA Class of 2015 Largest Ever

By - Oct 24, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business recently posted details of the MBA Class of 2015 profile, noting that at 406 students, this is the largest class in the history of the GSB. While quick to point out that Stanford’s relatively small class size naturally includes percentage shifts...

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