Tag Archives: Leadership

Reluctant Leaders Need to Hear This Advice

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Are you a natural-born leader? In truth, most of us don’t see ourselves that way. But leadership is not solely about job title or …

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Sell Yourself With an MBA Resume

The MBA resume is a whole other animal from the standard curriculum vitae designed to land you a job. Instead, the resume you tailor specifically for business schools should offer a quick snapshot of your …

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Tips for Applying to B-School After Years in the Workforce

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade. With that, work experience expectations have shifted as well. But not everyone is ready or in a position to take …

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HBS and Stanford: Admitted to Both, Then & Now

Each year, the SBC client pool includes candidates admitted to both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). We call these rare, “unicorn” applicants dual admits. Many SBC clients who achieved this impressive feat have received …

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Get Into Business School: 7 Tips From MBA Admissions Officers

Demand for the MBA continues to rise due to the economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, countless inquiries to Stacy Blackman Consulting ask what it will take to get into …

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What Does the Adcomm Focus on When Evaluating Your MBA Candidacy?

Every year, we hear of MBA admissions offers going to Olympic athletes, NASA scientists, and former White House aides. While these profiles grab the headlines, they can discourage candidates without a flashy personal or professional …

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