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Aug 26, 2016

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Fridays from the Frontline: Five Questions with Kellogg Professor Blake McShane

As we wait for students to get into the swing of things at campus enough to begin blogging and applicants to really dive into the application process, we’re taking a bit of a departure from our regular Fridays from the Frontline routine to share the perspective of a business school... Read more »

Aug 26, 2016

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Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

If there’s one thing that every MBA grad has in common, it’s the desire for a great job after graduation. While that concept is different in execution for each individual, there’s no doubt that Deloitte would top the list. It was just named by LinkedIn as the 13th most sought... Read more »

Aug 25, 2016

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Yale SOM Class of 2018 Shows Increasing Diversity, GMAT Scores

Up, up, up might be the best way to describe the incoming class at Yale School of Management (SOM) this year. The median GMAT score jumped to 730, up from last year’s 720, and the average GMAT rose from 722 last year to 725 this year. Women make up 43... Read more »

Aug 24, 2016

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP@ NYU Stern: $1 Million Alumni Gift Will Create Summer Immersion Program for Entrepreneurs

MBA students at NYU Stern School of Business interested in entrepreneurship will now have an opportunity to take part in a new summer immersion program in lieu of a traditional internship thanks to a generous gift from an alumnus and his wife, the school announced today. NYU Stern alumnus David... Read more »

Aug 23, 2016

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A Fond Farewell to Stanford’s Long-Time MBA Admissions Czar Derrick Bolton

Next week marks the end of an era. Derrick Bolton, who has led MBA admissions at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) since 2001, is moving on. Though he’s not going far—he’s headed across campus to become the inaugural dean of admissions at Stanford’s recently launched Knight-Hennessey Scholars Program—he leaves a... Read more »

Aug 23, 2016

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Book Excerpt: Five Overarching Attributes Fundamental to a Strong MBA Candidate

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 third part of the series, we look at the five overarching attributes that are fundamental... Read more »

Aug 22, 2016

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: Soojin Kwon of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

Moving right along with our fun and quirky series, we’ve continued talking admissions directors at leading MBA programs into answering our silly stream of personal questions. To our delight, we’ve had many tell us that they actually had fun in the process. Soojin Kwon has led MBA admissions at the... Read more »

Aug 19, 2016

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Friday from the Frontlines: From Lesotho to the Hilltop

Our Friday from the Frontlines submission comes to us this week from Tahira Taylor, a full-time MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. As you’ll read, Taylor’s path to the MBA was unlike some of her classmates. Specifically, her journey to Georgetown included prior stops in Morocco and Lesotho,... Read more »

Aug 18, 2016

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Career Services Director Q&A: Julia Min Hwang of the Berkeley-Haas MBA Career Management Group

We are delighted to feature Julia Min Hwang of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in our series of Career Services Director Q&As. Hwang, assistant dean of the Berkeley MBA Career Management Group, has spent 10 years at Haas. Before taking over as assistant dean two years ago, she served... Read more »

Aug 17, 2016

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Wharton, HBS, Kellogg Class of 2018 Profiles Reveal Subtle, Interesting Shifts

Despite its continuing rise in recent years in terms of average GMAT scores—considered an all-important metric in certain annual rankings of schools—the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School back slid just a hair this year, according to its Class of 2018 Profile, released today. After a meteoric rise of 14 points since 2012... Read more »

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