Author Archive - stacyblackman

How Not to Tank Your MBA Admissions Interview at HBS

By - Oct 23, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

Are you gearing up for an MBA admissions  interview at Harvard Business School? Lucky you, as HBS interviews just 25% of applicants each season.  Make sure to avoid the following faux pas during your MBA admissions interview at this prestigious business school. Don’t even think about...

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GMAC Sounds the Alarm Over Immigration Restrictions and the Global Race for Talent

By - Oct 21, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) unveiled Early Warning Signals: Winners and Losers in the Global Race for Talent. This comprehensive report examines the role immigration plays in fueling the productivity and growth of global economies. It also looks at the need to...

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Interview Advice for Wharton MBA Applicants

By - Oct 18, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, top business schools receive thousands of applications for admission, but they only admit an average of 25% of those who apply. The story is no different at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.  Here, about half of all applicants are interviewed, but less...

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HBS Conducts Student Survey on MBA Rankings

By - Oct 17, 09:58 AM   Comments [0]

The fact that Harvard Business School jockeys for the top spot in all major rankings will surprise no one. But how much weight do HBS admits give those rankings when finalizing their target school list? HBS seeks answers to this question in a survey on...

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Tuesday Tips: Oxford MBA Application Tips for 2019-2020

By - Oct 15, 04:10 AM   Comments [0]

Are you currently working on your Oxford MBA application? The highly ranked one-year Said at Oxford MBA program exposes students to an international, diverse network at a world-class institution. For that reason, Oxford seeks engaged students and mature leaders with extensive work experience. A great way...

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How Much of Your Networking Should Be Done Online?

By - Oct 14, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

The new rules of professional networking have become murky now that much of our connecting happens via electronic devices. Should you channel most of your networking efforts into social media? Are face-to-face meetings still essential for networking success? What’s the right ratio of live networking...

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Recruiters and Schools Value MBA Rankings

By - Oct 11, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

The subject of MBA rankings comes up a lot with b-school applicants. We’re always surprised by the extreme interest in rankings, which are, after all, rather fleeting. You may have your sights set on the “No. 1” business school. But a decade from now, that...

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Social Media Tips for MBA Applicants

By - Oct 9, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

We’re going to tell you something you probably already know. Namely, if you’re applying to an MBA program this year, be careful about what you post online. It’s quite possible that adcom members will do a search of your name before admitting you to their...

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HEC Paris MBA Deadlines for 2019-2020

By - Oct 8, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

Interested MBA candidates can apply to HEC Paris throughout the year to begin their MBA course in either January or September. The HEC Paris MBA deadlines for the 2019-2020 admissions cycle are as follows. Upcoming HEC Paris MBA Deadlines for the September 2020 Intake October Deadline Application due:...

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Tuesday Tips: HEC Paris Essays and Tips for 2019-2020

By - Oct 8, 04:10 AM   Comments [0]

This year’s HEC Paris essays focus on your ethics and values. An amazing location in Paris and a strong leadership education distinguish the HEC MBA. HEC Paris boasts a high number of CEOs in its alumni community. Another distinction is an entrepreneurial spirit. HEC Paris...

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