Stacy Blackman

NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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Six Steps to Acing Your Stanford GSB Interview

By - Feb 3, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve made it to the interview stage at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), congratulations are in order. As I explained in my recent article published in Business Insider, the school has the most competitive admission stats in the world, and with only an...

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Which B-Schools Dominate Entrepreneurship?

By - Jan 27, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

Are you itching to start your own company and wondering which business schools would best help you achieve that dream? Entrepreneurship is a super popular course of study at today’s b-schools. As someone who has started more than one successful company, I can attest that I...

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Tips for Waitlisted MBA Applicants

By - Jan 26, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

If you were a Round 1 or Round 2 applicant this season, over the last several weeks you may have received great news, upsetting news or a mix of both—otherwise known as placement on the wait list. First of all, the wait list is great...

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Do You Play Nice with Others? Advice for the Group or Team-Based Interview

By - Jan 25, 08:38 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to see how candidates interact with peers before anyone’s even admitted, which can be very telling. It’s not actually an interview, per se, because there is no Q&A with participants.  Each school conducts the group interview somewhat differently, and this new evaluation...

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5 Times it Makes Sense to Apply to Only One MBA Program

By - Jan 24, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. While the majority of applicants target four to six MBA programs, deciding how many business schools to apply to is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some candidates decide to focus all of their energies on...

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Be Smart When Communicating with MBA AdCom

By - Jan 23, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

After you’ve submitted your MBA applications and are waiting to hear back from programs, it’s normal to have a moment of panic—either immediately, or at some point a little later on. You’ve been agonizing over your materials for months, and now you just want to...

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11 New Courses at Kellogg School Address Global Business Issues

By - Jan 19, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management launched 11 new courses for the 2016-17 academic year, with topics that range from the business of social impact to leading startups to the human-machine partnerships of the future. “With increasingly complex problems facing our rapidly changing business environment, curriculum innovation...

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Waitlist Guidelines from UCLA Anderson

By - Jan 18, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

All MBA applicants are anxious to learn whether or not they’ve been admitted to their dream schools. For some prospective MBAs, however, those decision dates come and go… and they’re still in limbo. They’ve been waitlisted. While this isn’t ideal, MBA applicants should celebrate the fact that...

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