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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

by mbaMission on June 7, 2019

One of the first top programs to release its essay questions for this season, Columbia Business School (CBS) is again hitting candidates with a mix [...]


Professor Profiles: USC Marshall’s Pai-Ling Yin

by Stacy Blackman on June 3, 2019

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 [...]


Professor Profiles: Georgetown McDonough’s Simon Blanchard

by Stacy Blackman on April 29, 2019

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: Choose

by Stacy Blackman on April 8, 2019

You probably haven’t heard of the movie Sliding Doors. It was released in 1998 and wasn’t exactly a blockbuster. The official description of the movie: [...]


The Bigger Picture: Say Yes

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on February 25, 2019

When my kids were younger, and less independent, every single day was a master juggling feat. Carpools, shuttling across town in LA traffic, homework, doctor [...]


Doing an MBA in The Big Apple

by Stacy Blackman on January 22, 2019

Are you contemplating both NYU’s Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School for your MBA degree in the commercial dynamo that is New York City? I [...]


Professor Profiles: HEC Paris’s Anne Laure Sellier

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on January 7, 2019

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 [...]


Deciding How Many Business Schools to Target and Choosing a “Safe” School

by mbaMission on December 13, 2018

When candidates consider their strategies for applying to MBA programs, many have a logical question in mind: To how many business schools should I apply? The answer, [...]


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 [...]


How to Take Ownership of Your Post-MBA Goals and Show They Are Attainable

by mbaMission on November 21, 2018

When admissions officers read your MBA application, they want to feel inspired by your personal statement; they want to know that you have a strong [...]


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 [...]


The 4 Attributes You Need for the Tuck MBA Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 19, 2018

  It’s an exciting time to apply to The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Tuck has always been transparent in the application process, providing the [...]


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 [...]


How to Tackle the Wharton MBA Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 12, 2018

The departure of MBA Admissions Director Frank DeVecchis in May isn’t the only change at Wharton this year. Essay prompts posted in June show a [...]


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 [...]