Articles by Stacy Blackman
Business school applicants should avoid discussion boards and use this time to relax.
While the b-school application is a sum of many pieces, essays may be the most important.
In the leadership essay, give concrete proof that you can galvanize the actions of others.
Even reading five pages a day can help improve your essay writing and interviewing skills.
If you convey generic business school goals, admissions officials won’t take you seriously.
Interviews can be the trickiest part of the application process, so it’s important to do your homework.
The key is to be confident, but not in a way that alienates admissions officials.
B-school admissions staff have read plenty of applications, so do your homework instead of faking it.
Factors such as your age and family considerations should figure into your decision to get an MBA.
You can help your recommenders by supplying them with a four-part ‘recommender package.’