Stacy Blackman Consulting

Founded in 2001, Stacy Blackman Consulting has helped thousands of MBA applicants gain admission to the most selective business schools in the world. The Stacy Blackman team, comprised of former...

An Easy-To-Follow Timeline For MBA Application Essays
01 November, 2017
Smartly investing and budgeting time is crucial to generating great b-school essays that will accurately represent your achievements, talents, goals, and potential contributions to the admissions committee. You’ll also need to balance the demands of your applications with your other standing commitments — work, family, community service, friends, and hobbies. The best way to do this effectively is to organize your application calendar and allot time months before your target deadlines. Here are
How Many Business Schools Should You Apply To?
13 October, 2017
The vast majority of MBA students are in their mid-20s to early 30s. Only a small portion come directly from college, and only a few attend full-time business schools in their late 30s and into their 40s. But even within the eight peak years for business school entry—from 24-32 years of age—applicants have a variety of inputs to consider when choosing the portfolio of MBA programs they should apply to. *** “How many schools should I apply to? Which schools should I apply to?” These are key qu
What I Learned From My First Year At The Stanford Graduate School Of Business
29 September, 2017
Natasha Malpani, a member of the Stanford GSB MBA Class of 2018, shares some words of wisdom with the next crop of applicants targeting the world’s top business schools. *** The first year of the MBA program has been a whirlwind. I moved to a different country, changed roles, co-founded a company and met some unbelievably amazing people. But I also struggled with adjusting to being a student again, and building a new home, career and circle of friends. Looking back, I’m extremely grateful for
How To Crush Your First Year Of B-School
19 September, 2017
Whether you’re just starting to complete applications or you are about to embark on your first days as an MBA student, here are five ways to successfully prepare for your first year of business school. *** Throughout the business school application process, MBA candidates spend ample time filling out applications, writing essays and even honing interview skills to successfully gain admittance to their institution of choice. But it is equally important to prepare for the first year of coursewor