Focus on Fit When Choosing Which MBA Programs to Target

If you seek a business school environment where you’ll truly thrive, focus on fit over ranking and brand. While the latter two are important, if you don’t feel at home from the moment you set …

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B-Schooled Episode #26: MBA Interview Advice (Part 1 of 2)

In this episode of the B-Schooled podcast, our host Erika talks with Beth Tidmarsh—one of Stacy Blackman Consulting’s Flight Testers, as well as a former Kellogg admissions director—about MBA interviews. They have a discussion about: …

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How to Address Career Gaps

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Have you had to hit the pause button on your career due to health issues or care for a child or ailing family member? Absences …

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HBS Appoints Srikant Datar as New Dean

Harvard Business School’s Dean Nitin Nohria had planned to step down in June 2o2o. Then, the COVID-19 crisis exploded. So, Nohria decided to remain at the helm of HBS for the rest of the year. …

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B-Schooled Episode #25: Part-Time MBA Programs

In this episode of the B-Schooled podcast, our host Erika welcomes Bill Chionis, one of Stacy Blackman Consulting’s experts on part-time (PT) MBA programs. They have a discussion about: • Whether or not we’ve seen …

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Tips for Virtual MBA Interviews

Round 1 interview season is here! As the pandemic stretches on, business schools have said they will conduct only virtual MBA interviews this round—and potentially for the entire admissions cycle. You may already be an …

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