Author Archive - stacyblackman

If You’ve Been Admitted to B-School, Read On

By - Apr 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ll be starting business school this fall, congratulations! It may seem like years ago that you first began work on your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you...

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Stanford GSB Announces Fall 2018 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Apr 21, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has published the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-2018 admissions season. Round 1 Application Deadline: September 19, 2017 Notification Date: December 14, 2017 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 10, 2018 Notification Date: March 29, 2018 Round 3 Application Deadline: April 4, 2018 Notification Date: Mid May 2018 Candidates should note...

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5 Reasons to Consider an MBA Degree

By - Apr 20, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Every spring, many prospective MBA applicants start seriously considering whether this is the year to apply for business school. Before deciding what type of program you will attend, selecting your school, and determining your application strategy, you need to make the crucial decision of whether an...

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Is There Such Thing as Too Old, Too Young for an MBA?

By - Apr 19, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

Many prospective business school students confront whether now is the right time to get an MBA. The profile of the typical business school applicant has changed significantly over the past decade. Once upon a time, few would contemplate applying without first having the requisite 5 to...

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Is There Such Thing as Too Old, Too Young for an MBA?

By - Apr 18, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

Many prospective business school students confront whether now is the right time to get an MBA. The profile of the typical business school applicant has changed significantly over the past decade. Once upon a time, few would contemplate applying without first having the requisite 5 to...

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Is There Such Thing as Too Old, Too Young for an MBA?

By - Apr 18, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

Many prospective business school students confront whether now is the right time to get an MBA. The profile of the typical business school applicant has changed significantly over the past decade. Once upon a time, few would contemplate applying without first having the requisite 5 to...

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The Bigger Picture: Beginning Before I Am Ready

By - Apr 18, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

Years ago, I traveled to Barcelona with a dear friend to celebrate her birthday. I remember wandering through the streets, discussing topics ranging from family to future vacation plans to our respective careers. I told her then that there was more I wanted to accomplish with Stacy...

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What to Do if You Didn’t Get into Any MBA Program

By - Apr 17, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

While we know that many people are still awaiting the results of their Round 2 application efforts—or are hoping to get off of wait lists or be accepted somewhere in Round 3—we also know there are MBA hopefuls whose journey has come to a disappointing...

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The Bigger Picture: What it’s All About

By - Apr 17, 06:06 AM   Comments [0]

For the past 16 years, I have written in my blog, contributed articles to various publications, been interviewed by journalists, moderated forums, hosted webinars, advised clients, spoken on panels, authored a book and recorded videos, all linked in some way to the topic of MBA...

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Planning for Your MBA Expenses

By - Apr 14, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Business school is an expensive investment, and it’s never too early to start figuring out how to pay for it, even if you are not thinking of applying until a year or two from now. Fortunately, schools want to work with students to find a solution to...

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