Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 4, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson always kept the application process streamlined, with only two required essays. This year the required essays were reduced to one, focusing only on your career goals. With such a limited amount of space to highlight everything you may want to communicate to UCLA...

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9 Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

By - Aug 3, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

In this business, I’ve seen applicants attempt to pull off just about any trick under the sun to gain a seat at the MBA program of their dreams. Let me share with you nine mistakes—big and small—that will doom your chances with the admissions committee....

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 2, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Darden was the trendsetter two years ago when they first introduced the single MBA essay question. The other school most devoted to the case method, HBS, has followed suit this year and many other programs have streamlined the number of questions or the word counts...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Launches One-Year Tech MBA in NYC

By - Aug 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced it will launch a new one-year, full-time MBA program based in New York City that combines business, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The program is designed for those with a degree in science or technology, as well as...

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Yale School of Management MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 31, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Yale is an Ivy League university with expertise across fields. The school now investing heavily in continuing to improve the business education at Yale School of Management. A new campus is slated for January 2014, Yale continues to hire top talent in the administrative departments...

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Don’t Ignore a Low GPA in B-School Applications

By - Jul 30, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA candidates have anxiety over many facets of their applications, from less-than-stellar GMAT scores to weak quantitative profiles to blemishes on their academic records. One common weakness facing MBA hopefuls is a low undergraduate GPA. Keep in mind that a 3.5 or better undergraduate GPA isn’t considered low for the...

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University of Pennsylvania Wharton MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 29, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Joining the trend of streamlined application essays, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has published only two required essay questions for the 2013 application. Wharton seeks diverse candidates who understand the Wharton brand of Knowledge For Action. Understanding yourself and your fit with Wharton, and telling a...

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A Recipe for Career Goals that Admissions Officers Will Eat Up

By - Jul 8, 17:17 PM   Comments [0]

Dunkin’ Donuts made headlines this month with its latest menu item: the Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich. The sandwich consists of fried eggs and bacon tucked into a glazed doughnut, and it has generated cries that Dunkin’ is trying to scare off its customers. Yet the...

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Stacy Blackman Admissions Webinar Coming Soon!

By - Jul 4, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about pursuing an MBA? Join us for an insightful conversation led by an ex-admissions officer on our team. We’ll share how applicant profiles are reviewed, and we’ll answer your questions during this interactive webinar on July 10, 2013, at 5 p.m. Pacific. Attendees will receive...

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MIT Sloan 2013-2014 MBA Essays

By - Jul 3, 15:37 PM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the MBA essay prompts included in the 2013-2014 application for admission. They are: We are interested in learning more about how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed...

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