Author Archive - stacyblackman

UVA Darden to Open Facilities Near Washington, D.C.

By - Oct 5, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

The new Darden School facilities in the Washington, D.C., area will occupy the top two floors of 1100 Wilson Boulevard in Rosslyn, Virginia. The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced that it will open new facilities in the Washington, D.C., area. The new 40,000-square-foot space housed...

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Chicago Booth Announces $75M Alumni Gift

By - Oct 4, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced today that alumni Richard and Amy Wallman have made a $75 million gift to the University, building upon their legacy of philanthropic support of students and faculty. In recognition of this gift, Chicago Booth will name its academic high honors distinction...

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Political Climate a Factor Noted in GMAC’s 2017 Application Trends Survey

By - Oct 4, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly 3 in 4 (73 percent) graduate business programs with 201 or more class seats report increased application volumes this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats), according to a new application trends survey from the Graduate Management...

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The Bigger Picture: There is No Try

By - Oct 3, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday, I was speaking with a business partner who owed me some data. I had been waiting too long for the overdue analysis. As we were wrapping up the call, he said to me, “I will try to get that to you by the end...

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Oct 3, 04:55 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD, “the business school of the world,” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. INSEAD is looking for ability to contribute, academic motivation, leadership potential and international motivation. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant...

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Don’t Compare Yourself with Other MBA Applicants

By - Oct 2, 07:51 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re working on business school applications, it’s only human to want to compare your qualifications to others you know who’ve already graduated from — or are currently attending — a top program. You might think that their undergraduate schools, GPAs, GMAT scores and career...

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SBC Launches a New Series: 21 Day Projects

By - Oct 2, 05:17 AM   Comments [0]

Have you ever heard the notion that it takes three weeks to form a habit? I’m a firm believer in the cumulative effects of small actions completed each and every day, but I know that lots of us need a little nudge to get them...

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UVA Darden Names Dawna Clarke Head of Admissions, Financial Aid

By - Sep 29, 10:25 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has selected a very familiar face as its new executive director of admissions and financial aid with the appointment of Dawna Clarke, announced earlier this week. From 1990 to 2005, Clarke served in various leadership roles at the Darden School, including five...

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London Business School Debuts New Teaching Hub

By - Sep 29, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School, crowned by Forbes earlier this week as the top two year, non-US MBA program, has just announced the official opening of its new, state-of-the-art teaching hub housed within an iconic London building, the Old Marylebone Town Hall. The new building, named Sammy Ofer...

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INSEAD Fall 2018 MBA Essay Questions

By - Sep 28, 07:48 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD has posted the following job and motivation essays within the Fall 2018 MBA application. Job Essays As the applications instructions state: The job questions are not essays. Hence, the number of words is not so important. People need to be comfortable writing 3 lines or 20. Some...

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