Articles by Stacy Blackman Consulting

Professor Profiles: UCLA Anderson’s Suzanne B. Shu

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on December 11, 2018

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]


Will Lack of Community Service Doom Your MBA Candidacy?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on December 4, 2018

If you’re applying to business schools in Round 1, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming [...]


B-Schools Looking for More Than Just ‘Quant Jocks’

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on November 29, 2018

Many business school applicants worry that they don’t have a strong enough quantitative background to be accepted into a top program. If your entire career [...]


Turn a Critical Eye to Your Social Media Profile

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on November 27, 2018

Do you have a profile on any of the major social media platforms? Do you frequently tweet, upload pictures to Instagram or Flickr, or post [...]


Great New Resource Guide for Veteran MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on November 20, 2018

Military MBA applicants tend to blow other candidates out of the water, figuratively speaking, because they have a wealth of experience to draw from at [...]


Professor Profiles: Goizueta School’s Daniel McCarthy

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on November 13, 2018

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]


The Bigger Picture: Decide No Matter What

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on November 6, 2018

I recently had dinner with a group who ran the New York Marathon. They were all first-timers and their experiences varied. It was fun to [...]


Personal Endorsements Boost MBA Applicants’ Chances, Cornell Researchers Find

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 30, 2018

As you think about every possible way to strengthen your MBA application, you might be considering asking an influential person in your life to submit [...]


B-School Research Advice for International MBA Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 23, 2018

For many MBA hopefuls, particularly those targeting multiple programs and coming from abroad, a campus visit can be a real challenge during the application phase. [...]


Complementary Skills are Key to Team Success for MBA Students, Grads

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 16, 2018

More than a fifth of MBAs feel that half of the teams in which they’ve worked have not succeeded due to a lack of complementary [...]


Procrastination: the Enemy of a Great MBA Application

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 9, 2018

In high school or college — or maybe even recently on an important project at work — you might have been able to wait until [...]


Professor Profiles: UT McCombs’s Meeta Kothare

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on October 2, 2018

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]


No Sure-Fire ‘Formula’ for MBA Admissions Success

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on September 25, 2018

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the [...]


4 Tips for Reapplying to Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on September 18, 2018

Applying to business school is time-consuming, stressful, exhausting, and not for the faint-hearted. If you applied but failed to receive an offer of admission at [...]