Tag Archives: personal branding

Know Your Buyer to Sell Yourself in MBA Admissions

Many applicants tell me crafting their application would be so much easier if they knew exactly what business schools were looking for in a candidate. But if you ask any MBA admissions officer, the likely …

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Quick Fixes To Improve Your MBA App

Here are five quick fixes that could every easily move your application from a ‘maybe’ to a ‘yes.’ 1) THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR HO-HUM.  Applying to b-school is not the time to “blend.” The …

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A Recipe for Career Goals that Admissions Officers Will Eat Up

This piece by Stacy Blackman originally appeared in Wharton Magazine. Dunkin’ Donuts made headlines this month with its latest menu item: the Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich. The sandwich consists of fried eggs and bacon tucked …

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Developing ‘Brand You’: The Way to Drive Home Your Main Points

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’d like to highlight some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission …

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Specify a Learning Agenda in Your MBA Application

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com “So, you want to go to business school. What exactly do you want to learn?” It sounds like a simple question, but MBA …

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