Articles by Stacy Blackman

  • HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    by on September 18th, 2014

    In her recent blog update, Harvard Business School‘s director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold explained exactly what MBA hopefuls who submitted their applications last week for Round 1 can expect over … Read More

  • NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

    NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips

    by on September 18th, 2014

    As the NYU Stern MBA website states, “Stern develops leaders who have an impact on business and beyond.” Evolving from a pure finance school into one that focuses on areas like entertainment and technology, Stern … Read More

  • UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

    UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

    by on September 8th, 2014

    Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider … Read More

  • MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

    MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

    by on September 5th, 2014

    Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, … Read More

  • Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    by on September 4th, 2014

    The University of Michigan Ross School of Business recently shared some news for prospective applicants on Director Soojin Kwon‘s revamped admissions blog. The admissions team is wrapping up a whirlwind recruiting … Read More

  • MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips

    MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips

    by on September 3rd, 2014

    On its website, MIT Sloan highlights programs from Entrepreneurship to the Digital Economy. Innovation is key for MIT Sloan and the program seeks interesting students to build a class that can learn from each other and … Read More

  • 2014 UCLA Anderson Essay Tips

    2014 UCLA Anderson Essay Tips

    by on September 2nd, 2014

    Last year UCLA Anderson reduced the required essays to only one, following the trend started by Harvard. UCLA’s essays were previously focused on career goals and last year’s single essay only asked about short- and … Read More

  • Register for HBS Class Visits Now

    Register for HBS Class Visits Now

    by on September 1st, 2014

    Harvard Business School has announced that registration for class visits is now open. In her recent blog post, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold notes that the first day to visit a class is September … Read More

  • Indian School of Business Announces New Scholarships

    Indian School of Business Announces New Scholarships

    by on August 31st, 2014

    The Indian School of Business has introduced 10 merit-based full tuition fee waivers applicable to candidates applying this year to the Post Graduate Program in Management. According to the school, the PGP admissions … Read More

  • MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

    MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

    by on August 30th, 2014

    The growing number of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered at the top business schools is something of a hot button topic these days. Harvard Business School joined the fray this past spring, but rather than using … Read More

  • Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    by on August 29th, 2014

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity of … Read More

  • Assess 5 Funding Options to Help Pay for an MBA

    Assess 5 Funding Options to Help Pay for an MBA

    by on August 28th, 2014

    Getting your MBA acceptance letter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but submitting your deposit for business school is a thrill of a different kind. After you decide where to attend, you’ll only have a few months to … Read More

  • US News Names 10 Most Expensive MBA Programs

    US News Names 10 Most Expensive MBA Programs

    by on August 27th, 2014

    In addition to its standard business school rankings released annually, US News and World Report occasionally releases a “short list” magnifying individual data points. Recently, the news magazine takes a … Read More

  • How Does Social Media Fit Into Your MBA Application Strategy?

    How Does Social Media Fit Into Your MBA Application Strategy?

    by on August 15th, 2014

    In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and marketing themselves effectively during the MBA application … Read More