Articles by Stacy Blackman

  • USC Marshall School to Offer Online MBA Program

    USC Marshall School to Offer Online MBA Program

    by on April 23rd, 2015

    Starting in Fall 2015, the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business will offer an online MBA program with a curriculum designed specifically for the online learning environment, the school announced … Read More

  • Columbia’s Dean Hubbard on MBA Rankings

    Columbia’s Dean Hubbard on MBA Rankings

    by on April 22nd, 2015

    Business school rankings are forever a hot topic, and we really liked the assessment strategies put forth by Dean Glenn Hubbard of Columbia Business School in a recent essay for Fortune on whether MBA rankings really … Read More

  • HBS Launches Recruitment Program Targeting Women

    HBS Launches Recruitment Program Targeting Women

    by on April 21st, 2015

    Harvard Business School has launched a new initiative to spark interest in graduate management education among college women and recent graduates who may not have previously considered a career in business. According to … Read More

  • What to Do if You’re Waitlisted

    What to Do if You’re Waitlisted

    by on April 19th, 2015

    All MBA applicants wait anxiously to hear final decisions from the programs they’ve applied to. For some b-school prospectives, however, that date comes and goes—and they’re still waiting. They’ve been … Read More

  • Survey Says Wharton Beats HBS for Most Satisfied MBAs

    Survey Says Wharton Beats HBS for Most Satisfied MBAs

    by on April 18th, 2015

    Spurred to action by Harvard Business School‘s MBA satisfaction survey published in February, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has come out with its own poll and claims to beat out HBS by … Read More

  • GMAC Releases 2015 Prospective MBA Students Report

    GMAC Releases 2015 Prospective MBA Students Report

    by on April 17th, 2015

    Conventional wisdom holds that students considering business school give great weight, if not the greatest weight, to published school rankings as a guide to their decision. However, according to the Graduate Management … Read More

  • MIT Sloan Finance Symposium Includes MBA Application Fee Waiver

    MIT Sloan Finance Symposium Includes MBA Application Fee Waiver

    by on April 16th, 2015

    Are you considering an MBA and planning on pursuing a career in finance? Then you may want to look into the upcoming finance symposium hosted by MIT Sloan School of Management on Saturday, May 9th. This day-long … Read More

  • Advice for Incoming MBA Students

    Advice for Incoming MBA Students

    by on April 15th, 2015

    If you’re headed to business school in the fall, your brain is probably near melting with an information overload right about now. We’re going to add just one thing more to your overflowing plate, though … Read More

  • Advice from an Early Career MBA

    Advice from an Early Career MBA

    by on April 11th, 2015

    Whether or not Chicago Booth School of Business is on your short list, the recently revamped Booth Experience blog, written and managed by students, regularly offers guidance on subjects that are universally interesting … Read More

  • Pay Less for Your MBA

    Pay Less for Your MBA

    by on April 7th, 2015

    Whether you’re a new admit (congrats!), current MBA or alum, your degree has probably come with a price tag of roughly $200,000. Oy. Figuring out how to pay for such a large sum can be intimidating and challenging. The … Read More

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Reapplying to Business School

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Reapplying to Business School

    by on April 6th, 2015

    Many business schools, even the most elite and well-ranked ones, welcome re-applicants. Reapplying to school shows you are very serious about your interest in the business school program. The best way to approach the … Read More

  • Challenges and Opportunities for Female MBA Applicants

    Challenges and Opportunities for Female MBA Applicants

    by on April 5th, 2015

    As a female MBA and entrepreneur and businessperson, I know that women can more than handle business school and the application process just as well or better than anyone.  Stereotypes do persist, however, and the … Read More

  • Checklist for Admitted MBA Students

    Checklist for Admitted MBA Students

    by on April 4th, 2015

    Reactions to an offer of admission seems to universally include calls to loved ones, social media updates, a spendy dinner or two to celebrate, and some form of happy dance in the privacy of your home or office. Once the … Read More

  • Cornell’s Johnson School Bolsters Admissions Team

    Cornell’s Johnson School Bolsters Admissions Team

    by on April 3rd, 2015

    Cornell University’s Johnson School has further strengthened its admissions team as part of the school’s recent revamp of the two-year MBA curriculum.  Johnson recently announced it has brought Judi Byers on … Read More