A Talk with Rochester's Admissions Director

Pamela Black-Colton of the Simon Graduate School of Business on the application process, life in Rochester, and myths about the school

MBA applicants may find a sympathetic ear in Pamela Black-Colton, the assistant dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Rochester's Simon Graduate School of Business (No. 27 in BusinessWeek's 2002 Rankings). After all, she herself was once in their shoes. The Simon MBA grad -- Class of '88 -- was director of research services for investment management firm Manning & Napier Advisors before returning to her alma mater in 1997 to direct admissions.

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