Author Archive - stacyblackman

7 Common Mistakes International MBA Applicants Make

By - Apr 4, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. Creating a robust and dynamic classroom experience through diversity is a primary focus of the top business schools in the United States, offering students the chance to interact with peers from an array of...

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How to Decide Between Multiple Offers of Admission

By - Apr 3, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve been accepted into more than one MBA program, you already know you’re in a very enviable position, so congratulations! Before we go any further, let’s stop and take a moment to appreciate how many people wish they were you right now. We certainly hope...

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Consider the 3 C’s of Fit When Choosing a Business School

By - Mar 31, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. One piece of advice you’ll hear often as an MBA applicant is to consider fit when deciding fitwhich business schools to target. Many factors go into determining fit, and many candidates focus too heavily...

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Alumni Gift Creates Advance Access Program for the Wharton MBA

By - Mar 30, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that alumni Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis have made a $10 million gift to establish the Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program, a deferred admission opportunity that will provide a pathway to...

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Tuck School Does Some Myth-Busting for Military Applicants

By - Mar 29, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Current and former members of the armed forces possess numerous skills that admissions boards value in an MBA candidate. Real-world leadership experience, the ability to strategize and think on their feet, and being able to work well under high-pressure situations are just a few of...

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What Does it Take to Get Into America’s Best B-Schools?

By - Mar 28, 10:53 AM   Comments [0]

This is the age-old question in MBA admissions, and one every applicant wishes they had the inside scoop on. BusinessInsider recently ran two articles attempting to answer multiple facets of this very question, and I shared my thoughts with them based on SBC’s more than 15...

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Next Steps for Waitlisted MBA Applicants

By - Mar 27, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

All MBA applicants are anxious to learn whether or not they’ve been admitted to their dream schools. For some prospective MBAs, however, those decision dates come and go … and they’re still in limbo. They’ve been waitlisted. If you’ve been rolled over from a Round 1...

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TransparentCareer Releases MBA Startup Recruiting Guide

By - Mar 24, 12:29 PM   Comments [0]

If you haven’t heard of it already, it’s time to become acquainted with TransparentCareer, the career management platform and brainchild of Chicago Booth School of Business MBAs Mitch Kirby and Kevin Marvinac. Frustrated by the lack of relevant compensation and satisfaction data available to MBA students, they created...

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Stanford GSB Names New Asst. Dean of MBA Admissions

By - Mar 23, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has named Kirsten Moss as the new Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid. In this role, Moss will oversee and manage Stanford GSB’s admissions and financial aid team and map out a vision for reaching, recruiting...

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New Degree Program in Business Analytics at UCLA Anderson

By - Mar 22, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA’s Anderson School of Management has launched a new academic degree program, the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), beginning in the fall. Through innovative curriculum designed specifically for this 13-month program, students will be prepared to extract business insights from the vast data available...

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