Articles by Stacy Blackman

  • UC Berkeley Haas to Build State-of-the-Art ‘Learning Laboratory’

    UC Berkeley Haas to Build State-of-the-Art ‘Learning Laboratory’

    by on January 2nd, 2015

    UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business is constructing a six-story, 80,000 square-foot academic building devoted entirely to student learning and interaction, Haas School Dean Rich Lyons recently announced. The North … Read More

  • Northwestern Kellogg Seeks Impactful Leaders

    Northwestern Kellogg Seeks Impactful Leaders

    by on January 1st, 2015

    Leadership, impact, and interpersonal skills are the latest qualities explored in Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management‘s series of blog posts offering insight into how the MBA admissions committee … Read More

  • How Does Kellogg Assess MBA Applicants?

    How Does Kellogg Assess MBA Applicants?

    by on December 31st, 2014

    MBA hopefuls are always looking for clues as to how the admissions process works. With that in mind, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has attempted to demystify the applicant assessment … Read More

  • Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative Welcomes New Senior Fellow

    Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative Welcomes New Senior Fellow

    by on December 30th, 2014

    Jonathan Greenblatt, founder of Ethos Water and currently Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, will serve as a Senior Fellow at … Read More

  • HEC Paris Creates New Series of MOOCs for 2015

    HEC Paris Creates New Series of MOOCs for 2015

    by on December 29th, 2014

    Capitalizing on the success of its first massive open online courses, HEC Paris has announced it will launch a series of new MOOCs in 2015. They begin with courses on understanding organizations, social entrepreneurship, … Read More

  • Round 3 Attracts Maverick MBA Applicants

    Round 3 Attracts Maverick MBA Applicants

    by on December 28th, 2014

    Round three is far and away the most competitive round in MBA admissions. Almost all of the seats have already been filled, and applications submitted this late in the game need to be absolutely amazing … and come … Read More

  • Stanford GSB Launches Certificate Program in London

    Stanford GSB Launches Certificate Program in London

    by on December 27th, 2014

    Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced it will launch its first Stanford Ignite certificate program in London in September 2015. The 10-week, part-time program will teach innovators how to formulate, develop, … Read More

  • Navigate a Job Change While Applying to B-Schools

    Navigate a Job Change While Applying to B-Schools

    by on December 27th, 2014

    Think about what you would you do if you needed to move into a new job just a few months before submitting your MBA applications. Or, maybe there’s an intriguing career prospect on the horizon, but you’re not sure if … Read More

  • R1 Decisions from Michigan Ross

    R1 Decisions from Michigan Ross

    by on December 26th, 2014

    Moved by the holiday spirit, Soojin Kwon, MBA admissions director at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, tapped into her inner poet for her latest blog post announcing the Round 1 admitted student calls … Read More

  • Should You Change Your Application Strategy?

    Should You Change Your Application Strategy?

    by on December 25th, 2014

    If you applied to MBA programs in Round 1 and are continuing to submit materials to other schools in Round 2, you may be tempted to mix things up for a couple of applications—especially if you’ve already gotten a few … Read More

  • Addressing Academic Strengths on MBA Applications

    Addressing Academic Strengths on MBA Applications

    by on December 24th, 2014

    Hard data points such as test scores and GPAs carry significant weight as business school admissions committees attempt to determine whether an applicant has the chops to handle the quantitative requirements of an MBA … Read More

  • 3 Challenges Facing B-School Recruitment

    3 Challenges Facing B-School Recruitment

    by on December 9th, 2014

    Top MBA programs worldwide value diversity because the presence of distinctly different points of view usually leads to more enriching discussions in the classroom and beyond. However, there are challenges to creating a … Read More

  • 4 Factors to Consider About European MBA Programs

    4 Factors to Consider About European MBA Programs

    by on December 8th, 2014

    As business becomes more global, future MBA applicants may ask themselves if they should consider heading abroad for business school. In many cases, the answer will be yes. The best business schools attract … Read More

  • Targeted Tips for Women MBA Applicants

    Targeted Tips for Women MBA Applicants

    by on December 4th, 2014

    Are there specific tips and tactics just for women who are applying to business school? While it’s tempting to dismiss the existence of any gender differences in the application process or in student life, you … Read More