Articles by Stacy Blackman

  • In B-School, One Size Does Not Fit All

    In B-School, One Size Does Not Fit All

    by on May 5th, 2015

    Poets & Quants recently  published an excellent, in-depth article to help applicants figure out if your target b-schools really ‘fit’ you. There are so many factors that go into determining fit, and many … Read More

  • Female Leadership: Where It’s Strong, Where It Can Improve

    Female Leadership: Where It’s Strong, Where It Can Improve

    by on May 4th, 2015

    Gender issues at business school remain a hot topic in graduate management education, and three fascinating articles on the subject have recently been published. The first is a Bloomberg Businessweek interview with Dean … Read More

  • Decide Whether to Pursue a Pre-MBA Internship

    Decide Whether to Pursue a Pre-MBA Internship

    by on May 3rd, 2015

    The summer before business school is traditionally a blissful time to just hang out, travel, sleep in and generally savor the brief respite between your turbocharged job and the whirlwind that awaits once you set foot … Read More

  • The Introvert’s Guide to Thriving at B-School

    The Introvert’s Guide to Thriving at B-School

    by on May 2nd, 2015

    I finally got around to a book that’s been on my reading list for a while: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. The book examines how extroversion came to be so highly … Read More

  • MIT Sloan, Bank Negara Malaysia Collaborate to Establish Asia School of Business

    MIT Sloan, Bank Negara Malaysia Collaborate to Establish Asia School of Business

    by on May 1st, 2015

    MIT Sloan School of Management has entered into a 10-year collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia to establish the Asia School of Business (ASB) in the English-speaking global financial center of Kuala Lumpur. The … Read More

  • Columbia Business School 2015-2016 MBA Essays, Deadlines

    Columbia Business School 2015-2016 MBA Essays, Deadlines

    by on April 30th, 2015

    Columbia Business School has posted the deadlines and tweaked the essay questions for the 2015-2016 MBA application cycle. For those interested in the school’s January entry option, that application is now … Read More

  • UV Darden Welcomes Newest Ventures to i.Lab Incubator

    UV Darden Welcomes Newest Ventures to i.Lab Incubator

    by on April 29th, 2015

    [Photo: (c) Jack Looney Photography] The University of Virginia Darden School of Business recently announced it will welcome a new and diverse cohort of ventures to the 2015 i.Lab Incubator program, a university-wide … Read More

  • Why Your Friend Got In and You Didn’t

    Why Your Friend Got In and You Didn’t

    by on April 26th, 2015

    Round 2 results from your dream school are in, and you didn’t get the news you were hoping for. After months of hard work on your application and then a few more months of anxiety-ridden waiting, finding out that you … Read More

  • Building an MBA Program Short List

    Building an MBA Program Short List

    by on April 24th, 2015

    When the idea of pursuing an MBA degree first germinates, many prospective applicants begin picturing themselves roaming the hallowed halls of Harvard Business School or Stanford Graduate School of Business. But getting … Read More

  • 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