Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 3, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and Ross wants...

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Wharton School 2013-2014 Essay Questions

By - Jul 2, 15:36 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced the required essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year's applicants will now submit two rather than three essays, with a reduced word count from previous years---a trend which seems to be spreading across several...

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HBS 2+2 Success for Economics Major

By - Jun 28, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Anita was a college senior at Northwestern and was weighing her postgraduate options. She thought Harvard Business School’s 2+2 program was perfect for her, as she would get two years of real-world work experience before returning for a two year program. Anita worked with her...

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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don't fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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Georgetown McDonough Launches Online Finance Program

By - Jun 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the launch of the school’s first online educational offering---a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program---designed to expand its global reach. The new curriculum uses state-of-the-art technology that gives students anywhere in the world the opportunity to...

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The Value of MBA Admissions Consultants

By - Jun 26, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

“Do MBA admissions consultants open doors?” is the question posed in a recent article in Canada’s Globe and Mail, which features my thoughts on the topic. I think you can already guess my answer, which is: absolutely! After all, since launching Stacy Blackman Consulting in...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “we seek students with strong intellectual ability and superior interpersonal skills (IQ + EQ)” The individual components of your application will be academic ability, professional achievements and career aspirations, and personal characteristics. While your academics will be evaluated...

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UMD Smith School Launches Online MBA Program

By - Jun 25, 11:54 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in January 2014, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer a flexible online MBA program that allows students to earn their degree with minimal on-campus requirements. Courses offered through the online program format are taught by the same faculty...

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UV Darden MBA Program Announces Single Essay Prompt

By - Jun 25, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Will abbreviated MBA application essays officially become a trend (see HBS)? The University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, which required just one essay prompt in last year's application, will again pose a single essay question for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. Here it is: Share your thought...

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Columbia Business School Launches Entrepreneurs Lab

By - Jun 24, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School recently announced the creation a new space designed to support student entrepreneurs across the entire campus. Known as Columbia Entrepreneurs Lab, this cooperative working space will be available free of charge to students accepted into the...

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