Tag Archives: Financial Times

Understanding B-School Rankings

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the …

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What to Consider When Choosing an MBA Program

A healthy dose of self-reflection, and knowing the answer when asked why you want to get an MBA, are two key components to deciding which business school programs make the most sense for you. I …

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FT’s 2012 Ranking of European Business Schools

Earlier this week, the Financial Times released its ninth annual ranking of the best European business schools. In a major upset, Spain’s IE Business School unseated HEC Paris, which had occupied the top slot for …

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Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial …

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Narrow Focus Threatens B-Schools, Says Kellogg’s Dean Blount

As more and more business schools attempt to deliver graduate management education at lightening speed, the unpleasant side effect tends to be a limited focus on cultivating complex thinkers and not enough emphasis on true …

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Stacy Blackman Consulting in the News

We are in the news this week! Economist – Application Dos and Don’ts Economist again – Essay Tips Financial Times – How to choose MBA programs to apply to

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