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Last Updated Sep 23, 2016 by

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Fridays from the Frontline: A CBS First-Year MBA Student Reacts to Police Shootings

Columbia Business School (CBS) was one of the first schools to join students at Wharton earlier this week in response to the recent deaths of black men at the hands of police in two U.S. cities. Soon, students at six or more schools had come together, dressed in black, both... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 23, 2016 by

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School’s Chad Losee

Harvard Business School (HBS) made waves in the graduate management admissions arena last fall with the announcement that Dee Leopold, who led admissions at one of the most selective business schools in the world for the past decade, would be leaving her post. Then, spring brought the announcement that she... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 23, 2016 by

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Police Shootings Galvanize Students at Wharton, Stern, CBS, Kellogg, HBS, Haas

In the wake of police shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte—leaving two fathers dead—African-American business school students and their allies have come together at leading MBA programs to grieve the loss of life and invite discussion around issues of race and policing. A small group of students at the University of... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2016 by

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Wharton Lactation Suite Opens for Business

An exciting development took place on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School this week: the opening of a brand-new lactation suite for nursing business school students. The creation of the suite is the most recent development in a year-long advocacy campaign by Wharton student leaders from Mothers@Wharton, PennNonCis, Return... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 21, 2016 by

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Stanford GSB Introduces USA MBA Fellowship, Inaugural Year to Focus on Midwest

Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) this year has launched a new USA MBA Fellowship program, which will provide financial assistance to MBA students committed to improving economically impoverished areas in the United States. In its inaugural year, the fellowship will focus on the Midwest, covering tuition and associated fees (amounting to approximately $160,000 over... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 20, 2016 by

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Developing a Personal Inventory

Welcome back to our 10-part series, in which we share an excerpt from the recently published book Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions, with added commentary from its author, Alex Brown. In this seventh part of the series, we look at the importance of developing a... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 20, 2016 by

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Cornell’s Business, Medical Schools Debut EMBA/Healthcare Leadership Masters Program

It can be nearly impossible for today’s medical students to stay up to date with the ever-evolving healthcare industry. Now, a new two-year executive MBA/M.S. healthcare leadership dual-degree program offered by the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences offers a way to meet... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 20, 2016 by

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GMAC Application Trends Survey Reveals Mixed Picture for Business Schools

Almost half (49 percent) of graduate business programs saw an uptick in application volume in 2016, according to the 17th annual Applications Trends Survey, released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The gains, though, were chiefly among European programs, full-time one-year MBA, executive MBA and online MBA programs. Full-time... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 19, 2016 by

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Top MBA Recruiters: Apple

Okay, let’s take a second to think about something: How many Apple products do you own? Macbook Pro, check; iPhone, check; Apple Watch, check; the list goes on and on. Apple has created, produced and innovated such great products over the years that the company has really changed the face... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 19, 2016 by

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: Kellogg School of Management’s Melissa Rapp

With the Round 1 deadline approaching for Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management later this week, we’re pleased to feature the school’s Melissa Rapp as our Real Human of MBA Admissions this week. Rapp joined Kellogg in 2012. She most recently served as director of admissions for the Evening and Weekend... Read more »

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