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B-Schooled Episode #11: COVID-19 Impacts

The coronavirus has upended the MBA journey for those starting programs in the fall, for those who requested but were denied deferrals, and for those who will be applying this year. In this episode of …


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Top Ten Blog Posts-July 2020 Edition

Wondering which blog posts this year’s crop of MBA applicants visits the most on the Stacy Blackman Consulting site? We were, too! Thanks to modern technology—AKA Google analytics—you now have the news you need right …


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INSEAD Grad Has Thoughts on the MBA in a Time of Crisis

Many prospective MBA applicants wonder how COVID-19 might affect the timing of their business school plans. While the world has never seen anything on the level of this pandemic, we can learn from those who …


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Fight Zoom Fatigue

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals COVID-19 stress continues to take its toll, leaving many of us exhausted at the end of each day. Now, we’re learning that the ubiquitous tool …


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Deferral Option for Ross International Admits

The Michigan Ross School of Business is facing the same challenges affecting top U.S.  business schools everywhere. Most visa offices remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This leaves international students with no way to …


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Getting an MBA During the Pandemic

Are you thinking about applying for an MBA during the pandemic? You’ll have plenty of company, as some news outlets predict the largest year-over-year increase in MBA applications in history. There’s no better time to …


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COVID-19 MBA Admissions Forecast

About two weeks into the coronavirus pandemic, when the paralysis and shock started to fade,  the volume of inquiries for round one MBA deadlines sharply increased at SBC. Many in the business school consulting field …


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B-Schooled Episode #5: Round 1 Kickoff

Memorial Day weekend — which we just wrapped up here in the United States — marks the start of the 2020-2021 MBA application season. In this week’s episode of the B-Schooled podcast we’ll cover: • …


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Insider Intel for Chicago Booth Applicants

Starting an MBA in this economic, political, and social climate shows a real strength of character.  These students have stepped forward to become change-makers, showing faith in the programs they’ve chosen. But more importantly, they …


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B-Schooled Episode #4: How Important are Extracurriculars and Community Service

What should you do if you’re light on extracurriculars, volunteer work, and community service? And is it even worth it to try and beef up this aspect of your MBA candidacy during COVID-19 lockdowns … …


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