Articles by Stacy Blackman
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.’
And mentioning volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity may not come across like you think it will.
Don’t list chess as a hobby on your application if you’re not prepared to field questions about it.