Author Archive - stacyblackman

Ask the AdCom: What are the Most Popular Student Clubs?

By - Nov 3, 11:22 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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Why U.S. Applicants Should Consider MBA Programs Abroad

By - Nov 1, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, tomorrow’s business professionals will need to develop an adaptive mindset that allows them to successfully navigate a variety of markets, languages and cultures. We’ve seen a lot of growth lately in the range of international full-time, part-time and executive MBA...

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Surviving Your First MBA Admissions ‘Ding’

By - Oct 31, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business School sent out the balance of its Round 1 interview invitations—followed by “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people are able...

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Interview Advice from MIT Sloan

By - Oct 28, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 applicants, get ready for your interviews! Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make sure you’re prepared to do your best when the big day arrives. With that in mind,...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Can’t-Miss Course?

By - Oct 27, 12:32 PM   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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Advice for First-Years from an HBS Alumna

By - Oct 26, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There’s nothing like advice that comes straight from the source, so if Harvard Business School is on your short list, you shouldn’t miss this great post published recently in the student newspaper The Harbus. In What I Wish I’d Known This Time Last Year, Rahima Dosani (MBA...

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Michigan Ross Releasing Interview Invites Today

By - Oct 25, 12:43 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business plans to send out invitations to interview today, October 25th, and the admissions team has been absolutely swamped so far this season. “Given the 13 percent increase in Round 1 apps (our third consecutive year of increases), we’re...

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Former AdCom Officers Have Some Advice for You

By - Oct 24, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

You probably already know that we have a diverse group of MBAs on the Stacy Blackman Consulting team. We each bring something unique to the table that the rest of our staff (and our clients!) can benefit from. This week we thought the timing was...

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Show Leadership, Extracurriculars in Your UCLA Anderson Application

By - Oct 21, 08:11 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business schools this year, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months. Of particular focus will be planning how to best position yourself. If you’ve taken on leadership roles in volunteer organizations...

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Ask the AdCom: What are Some Orientation Traditions?

By - Oct 20, 11:15 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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