Eli Broad’s $100M Gift Will Create Broad Center at Yale SOM

By - Dec 6, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

The Yale School of Management has received a landmark gift of $100 million from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, Dean Kerwin K. Charles announced today. This pledge—the largest in the school’s history—will establish The Broad Center, devoted to strengthening the leadership of America’s public...

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Yale School of Management MBA Class of 2021 Profile

By - Dec 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Yale SOM’s class of 2021 profile, taken from the Yale SOM website. Total enrollment: 345Women: 42%International passport holders: 44% (includes U.S. permanent residents and dual citizens)U.S. Students of Color: 29% (includes U.S. citizens and permanent residents who identify as Asian, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Islander, or Multiethnic)Underrepresented...

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Columbia Business School: Do You Have What it Takes?

By - Dec 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA is a serious investment in your future – it’s two years away from your money-earning career, but it provides great training, a powerful credential, and a network that you’ll have for the rest of your life. Those benefits are why your application strategy...

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Advice from Former MBA Admissions Officers

By - Dec 4, 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 can benefit the rest of our staff (and our clients!). This week we thought the timing was right...

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Can I Really Finish My Applications in Time?

By - Dec 4, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

It is hard to believe that December is upon us and the first round 2 application deadline is just over four weeks away (see deadline summary below). The holiday season is hectic for everyone, but for those of you working on your MBA applications, this...

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Columbia Business School Class of 2021 Profile

By - Dec 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Columbia Business School’s class of 2021 (info from the Columbia Business School website). Applications received: 5876Admitted: 1122Enrolled: 754, divided into 11 clustersJanuary entry class size: 203, divided into 3 clustersAugust entry class size: 551, divided into 8 clustersGMAT scores (average): 727GMAT scores (range): 560-790GMAT scores (middle 80%): 690-760Undergraduate GPA (average): 3.6Undergraduate...

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Top MBA Programs Get STEM-Certified to Attract Int’l Students

By - Dec 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a question for all MBA applicants: what do you do if the product you are selling suddenly becomes significantly less appealing to your international markets? Evolving conditions have made your customers doubt your product is worth as much as you are charging, and fewer...

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How many credits do you need for an MBA? Your MBA Credits Guide.

By - Dec 2, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA can do wonders for your career, whether you are looking to accelerate the career track you are already on or switch to a new one. But a full-time MBA program will require two years of intensive business study, and while it is a...

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Poets & Quants Announces 2019-2020 MBA Rankings

By - Dec 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants just released its 2019-2020 rankings of the top 100 U.S. MBA programs. There were some minor changes in the top 10  – most prominently is Stanford GSB climbing two spots, passing Harvard Business School and UPenn Wharton, to claim the #1 position. It’s the second time in 10 years that Stanford has...

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NYU Stern: An Insider’s Perspective on Getting Accepted [Episode 340]

By - Dec 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Rabia Ahmed, Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Admissions at NYU Stern School of Business [Show Summary] NYU Stern is always on the cutting edge, and their new Change: Studio branding reflects that. Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Admissions, Rabia Ahmed, shares details of...

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