Stacy Blackman

CBS Professor Offers 5 Tips to Boost Your Confidence

By - Jan 10, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

Multiple times every day, people in homes and offices across the country are faced with a daunting decision: do I speak up and risk being penalized by or embarrassed in front of my friends, family, colleagues, or superiors; or do I remain silent, refrain from...

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Snapshot of Darden’s MBA Class of 2016 Employment Report

By - Jan 9, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Students in the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Class of 2016 found a job market eager for their talents, with the most recent graduating class reporting a year-over-year increase in both average base salary and signing bonus, the school announced last week. According to...

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Ask the AdCom: Who are Some Famous Graduates of Your Program?

By - Jan 5, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips, trivia, 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...

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UCLA Anderson on the Pros and Cons of Each Application Round

By - Jan 4, 14:06 PM   Comments [0]

Deciding in which round you should submit your MBA application can cause a lot of stress, as each seems to have its own pros and cons. As numerous business schools have second-round deadlines eminently, you might like to take a look at how the admissions...

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Last-minute Round 2 MBA Application Tips

By - Jan 3, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

Over the next week, more than a dozen top MBA programs will close out their Round 2 application periods. If you are targeting one of those schools and haven’t hit “Submit” yet, here are some last-minute tips for you: Ensure your recommendation letters are in. We’ve...

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So Long, 2016!

By - Dec 30, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

As we prepare to welcome 2017 this weekend, it’s a time for reflection and anticipation. But odds are if you’ve been working on MBA applications, you’ve already been doing a lot of both over the past several months. Updating your resume, brainstorming the most intriguing stories for your...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year in Review

By - Dec 29, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

How is it possible that we’re already at the final days of 2016? Once again, the time is upon us to make new resolutions, push ourselves to learn and grow, and rededicate ourselves to our personal and professional goals. With that in mind, we’d like to...

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Ask the AdCom: Fun Facts About Your School

By - Dec 28, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips, trivia, 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...

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Will a Low GMAT Score Doom Your MBA Application?

By - Dec 27, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT. It’s an acronym that strikes fear in the hearts of many a prospective MBA student. And for good reason: while your GMAT score is just one data point out of your entire package for the AdCom to consider, it’s often viewed as proof...

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Get Organized Before the New Year

By - Dec 26, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re less than two weeks away from the first Round 2 deadlines. Are you ready? If you’re not a “list person,” it’s time to become one—at least until the rest of your applications are in. We’ll help by giving you this outline...

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