Interviews

How to Market Yourself Effectively in MBA Applications

By - Aug 1, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com You are articulate and well prepared. The interview portion of the application to your first-choice business school is moving along smoothly, and you have a well-thought-out answer for each question. Finally, the interviewer states, “You...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 24, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This week, our featured contributors share the highlights of their MBA experience, the wisdom of asking for feedback, advice for prospective students, and a...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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SBC Scoop: Managing Stress with a Timeline

By - Jul 6, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Just about a year ago our client Emily was starting to freak out. Every time she looked at her applications for four MBA programs, all she...

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Confessions of an MBA Consultant: White Spaces

By - Jul 6, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

This post of Stacy's originally appeared on Poets & Quants I’d rather listen to Celine Dion on a loop, I think to myself knowing there has to be a torture less painful than listening to a business school applicant recite his resume line by line.  ...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jun 25, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students humming. In this edition, our Buzz contributors share summer internship news, urge applicants to look beyond the Top Ten, and relate a recent...

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10 Biggest Application Mistakes: GMAT Club EXCLUSIVE Webinar

By - Jun 6, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard has released their essays. Columbia did, too. And Stanford. And with each passing day, more and more schools are going to follow suit. If that’s not a sign that 2013 MBA application season is upon us, gosh, I don’t know what is. So… I guess...

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SBC Scoop: Telling Your Unique Story

By - Jun 5, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Darrell had been working for a few weeks with his consultant on his application and thought he had answered all the tough questions. He knew where...

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HEC MBA Admissions Interview Available Online

By - May 18, 02:45 AM   Comments [0]

Did you get a chance to check out our HEC Paris MBA Q&A with Marie-Laurence Lemaire, HEC MBA's Senior Business Development Manager? The excerpt below emphasizes the importance of describing clear post-MBA career goals in your HEC MBA application: Linda Abraham: What role does “hire-ability” and clear...

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Preparing for IMD’s Interview

By - May 17, 01:46 AM   Comments [0]

Without a doubt, IMD conducts the most thorough MBA interview. The interview day is divided into four evaluative sections. When you arrive on campus, you will be introduced to the adcom and faculty evaluators as well as a group of applicants who will partake in...

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