The Consortium for MBA Applicants: Should You Apply?

Now more than ever, there’s an urgent need for greater diversity in business schools and the business world at large. Recognizing this, many MBA programs have ramped up their efforts to increase enrollment for qualified …

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MBA Timeline: Key Target Dates for MBA Applicants

Spring and summer of your application season is for research, test-taking, and application strategy and development September and October—Round 1 deadlines  Early January—Round 2 deadlines Late March/early April—Round 3 deadlines. Spring deadlines are …

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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #45: The “Bird in Hand” Dilemma

In this episode of B-Schooled, we discuss four things you need to consider if you find yourself facing the “Bird in Hand” dilemma, named for the old quote that goes, “A bird in the …

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Don’t Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, what matters most? Do …

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The Power of Thank-You Notes

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Okay, let’s clear this up right at the top because we know most some people dread writing thank-you notes. Yes, the writing of said thank-you notes …

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Knight-Hennessy Scholars for Stanford GSB Applicants: Facts and Tips

Knight-Hennessy Scholars is an international graduate-level scholarship program for study among a 90-student cohort at Stanford University. Established in 2016, the program prepares students to take leadership roles in finding creative solutions to complex …

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