Articles by Stacy Blackman

  • Know Parents’ Role in the MBA Admissions Process

    Know Parents’ Role in the MBA Admissions Process

    by on October 5th, 2014

    This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If Mom and Dad are actively involved in your MBA application process, then it might be time to rethink their role at this … Read More

  • UNC Kenan-Flagler’s History of Sustainable Enterprise

    UNC Kenan-Flagler’s History of Sustainable Enterprise

    by on October 3rd, 2014

    The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is celebrating its 15th anniversary as a global leader in sustainable enterprise. The school began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach—measuring … Read More

  • A Strategy of Inspired Growth at Kellogg

    A Strategy of Inspired Growth at Kellogg

    by on October 2nd, 2014

    Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently announced it has reached several key milestones in its Envision Kellogg plan for transformation, including a new brand strategy focused on … Read More

  • Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

    Cornell Launches Dual Degree with CEIBS

    by on October 1st, 2014

    Cornell University and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) have partnered to create a dual MBA and Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program launching in fall 2015. The dual degree will offer a … Read More

  • Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    by on September 30th, 2014

    As more and more business schools publish their MBA class profiles for the incoming class, it has become clear that despite all the discussion of women and MBAs of 2013, female enrollment numbers overall have stagnated. … Read More

  • 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

    10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

    by on September 29th, 2014

    This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. If you’re heading to business school in the coming weeks, you’re about to embark on a transformative experience, both … Read More

  • Avoid 3 Mistakes When Building Your MBA Budget

    Avoid 3 Mistakes When Building Your MBA Budget

    by on September 28th, 2014

    This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. The MBA admissions process requires determination, dedication and hard work. But don’t let the effort required to gain … Read More

  • Last-Minute Checklist for Round 1 Applicants

    Last-Minute Checklist for Round 1 Applicants

    by on September 27th, 2014

    Are you planning on applying in Round 1, which at many schools is just weeks away? There are several reasons to apply in the first round, from demonstrating your strong interest and preparation, improving your chances of … Read More

  • 2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    by on September 26th, 2014

    HispanicBusiness recently announced the 2014 ranking of the best business schools for diversity practices. The rankings look at Hispanic graduate enrollment, full-time Hispanic faculty in the MBA programs, and the … Read More

  • 2014-2015 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    2014-2015 INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

    by on September 25th, 2014

    Two campuses, multiple degree options and a diverse and international class set INSEAD apart. When you approach this set of essays, make sure you are ready to explain your career plans in detail, and highlight any … Read More

  • HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    by on September 24th, 2014

    Although most of the elite MBA programs now accept either the GMAT or GRE as part of the admissions process, many applicants wonder if business schools really consider the exams equally. In an attempt to clarify the … Read More

  • Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    by on September 23rd, 2014

    Beginning in fall 2015, students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will be required to complete an immersive global experience as part of their MBA education, the school announced recently. The new Tuck Global … Read More

  • Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    by on September 22nd, 2014

    At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with … Read More

  • B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    by on September 20th, 2014

    Technology and entrepreneurship are changing the face of management education, a story in the Chicago Tribune reports. Economic and social challenges require creative solutions, and business schools have found themselves … Read More