Author Archive - stacyblackman

The Pros, Cons of Retaking the GMAT or GRE

By - Feb 7, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

This guest post is provided by our friends at LA Tutors 123 After working through a grueling standardized admissions test, the moment of judgement arrives when you get your scores. If you got the score you were hoping for, congratulations! You can now focus your time and...

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You Got into B-School…Now How Do You Pay for It?

By - Feb 6, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve been accepted into business school, congratulations and bravo! Soon it will be time to get serious about planning for your next two years. On the financial front, people will tell you that you will find the money you need to go, but we know that...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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Six Steps to Acing Your Stanford GSB Interview

By - Feb 3, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve made it to the interview stage at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), congratulations are in order. As I explained in my recent article published in Business Insider, the school has the most competitive admission stats in the world, and with only an...

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Which B-Schools Dominate Entrepreneurship?

By - Jan 27, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

Are you itching to start your own company and wondering which business schools would best help you achieve that dream? Entrepreneurship is a super popular course of study at today’s b-schools. As someone who has started more than one successful company, I can attest that I...

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Tips for Waitlisted MBA Applicants

By - Jan 26, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

If you were a Round 1 or Round 2 applicant this season, over the last several weeks you may have received great news, upsetting news or a mix of both—otherwise known as placement on the wait list. First of all, the wait list is great...

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Do You Play Nice with Others? Advice for the Group or Team-Based Interview

By - Jan 25, 08:38 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to see how candidates interact with peers before anyone’s even admitted, which can be very telling. It’s not actually an interview, per se, because there is no Q&A with participants.  Each school conducts the group interview somewhat differently, and this new evaluation...

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5 Times it Makes Sense to Apply to Only One MBA Program

By - Jan 24, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

While the majority of applicants target four to six MBA programs, deciding how many business schools to apply to is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some candidates decide to focus all of their energies on a single business school. The reasons range from the personal to...

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Be Smart When Communicating with MBA AdCom

By - Jan 23, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

After you’ve submitted your MBA applications and are waiting to hear back from programs, it’s normal to have a moment of panic—either immediately, or at some point a little later on. You’ve been agonizing over your materials for months, and now you just want to...

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