Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

Kellogg Applicants Encounter Video Technology Snags

By - Oct 23, 05:36 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 22, 20:36 PM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School sent out Round 1 interview invitations last week, the Harbus's general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that 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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UC Berkeley Haas Debuts Innovation Lab

By - Oct 8, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business can now take advantage of adaptable work spaces that better facilitate collaborative learning in the newly opened Innovation Lab. Made possible by a gift from alumnus Michael Gallagher, former Haas Board chairman and retired CEO of Playtex...

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Gender or Social Gap: What’s the Real Issue at HBS?

By - Oct 7, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

The front page story on gender equity at Harvard Business School published recently in the New York Times has caused quite a commotion among business school students, faculty, applicants, and the public at large. The article explores in depth some of the issues we've heard before: there's...

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Are B-Schools Targeting Older Applicants?

By - Oct 7, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Is there such thing as being too young or old for an MBA? In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting article a few weeks ago called the Graying of Harvard Business School which pointed out some of the stats of the...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Releases MBA Admissions App

By - Oct 6, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA App, a new iPad and iPhone app that provides useful information to prospective MBA students, has been released by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. It is the first MBA admissions app designed to assist prospective students in the complex decision-making process...

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3 Common Hurdles for International MBA Applicants

By - Oct 4, 06:03 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly a third of students in some of the top MBA programs are international, which offers great professional and cultural diversity and enriches the classroom experience. Applying from abroad involves certain expected obstacles, such as the logistics of campus visits, securing visas and financial aid and...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 3, 05:03 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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SBC Essay Writing Webinar Coming Soon!

By - Oct 2, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stumped by uninspired essays?  Struggling to write anything at all? Join a senior SBC consultant for a session designed to help kick-start essays that come to life and create lasting impressions. Two sessions offered on October 16.  Sign up at StacyBlackman.webex.com.

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Oct 2, 04:03 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by US and international recruiters. LBS is...

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