Author Archive - stacyblackman

Forté Foundation Launches Men as Allies Initiative

By - Dec 8, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Forté Foundation has introduced its new Men As Allies Initiative to help male students benefit from, and get involved in, enhancing gender equity on business school campuses and to take that experience back to the business world. The new initiative leverages insights from male ally programs started on...

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LBS is Businessweek’s Top-Ranked International Business School

By - Dec 7, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Bloomberg Businessweek crowned Harvard Business School as the best MBA program in the United States. This week, Bloomberg has released its 2016 ranking of the best international business schools based on data compiled from more than 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000...

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London Business School Tops FT’s 2016 European B-School Ranking

By - Dec 6, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

For the third straight year, London Business School tops the Financial Times‘s overall ranking of the best business schools in Europe, but France’s HEC Paris and INSEAD came in close on its heels. The FT publishes five main rankings each year: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in...

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What to Do at an MBA Info Session

By - Dec 5, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 2 deadlines inch closer, several top programs are hitting the road and holding informational sessions in cities across the world. If you have the opportunity to attend one of these events, you might find yourself face to face with an influential adcom member....

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Finance Professionals: Don’t Make These Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Dec 2, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

While other business school applicants have to work hard to demonstrate that they can handle classes such as finance, accounting and statistics, if you hail from finance, the admissions committee already knows you can excel in the core classes, and that gives you one less...

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Ask the AdCom: Resources for MBA Students with Startup Fever

By - Dec 1, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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B-Schools Say GRE Option Attracts More Non-Traditional MBA Applicants

By - Nov 30, 08:35 AM   Comments [0]

Kaplan Test Prep’s 2016 business school admissions officers survey finds that 92 percent accept the GRE as an alternative to the GMAT, giving aspiring MBAs more flexibility than ever in deciding which exam to take to get in. This all-time high percentage in Kaplan’s annual survey...

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Former Adcom Officers Have Some (More) Advice for You

By - Nov 29, 08:58 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago we talked about how Stacy Blackman Consulting has former admissions officers from all of the top MBA programs on our team, and how these ex-adcom consultants help with Flight Test reviews for each of our All-In clients, contribute their insiders’ knowledge to...

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Using an MBA to Change Careers

By - Nov 28, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who stays with one company or even one industry throughout his or her entire professional life. If you’re looking for the fast track to gain the skills and network to launch your career in a new...

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Ask the AdCom: Opportunities to Study Abroad

By - Nov 25, 08:33 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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