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Last Updated Sep 27, 2016 by

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Admissions Director Q&A: Sue Oldham of Rice University’s Jones School of Business

“What a breath of fresh air,” Sue Oldham wrote in an email after we spoke recently. “It’s evident that you love your job.” Indeed, I do love the parts of my job that involve great conversations like the one Oldham and I shared. Read on, and it’ll be just like... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 26, 2016 by

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Harvard Business School Announces Newest Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced its 2016-17 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiRs) at the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. The program—which brings founders, investors and industry experts from across industries, many of them HBS alumni, to work directly with current students—is now entering its 12th year. Entrepreneurship has been a cornerstone of the... Read more »

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 22, 2016 by

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GMAC Introduces New Features for GMAT Enhanced Score Report

In early January 2016, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, introduced the GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR), providing test-takers with deeper insight into their scores. Recently, GMAC unveiled a newer, enhanced version of the ESR, including three new features. The new elements build on... 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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HBS U.S. Competitiveness Project Report: Political Divide Holding Economy Back

With the divisive national election launching an onslaught of emotionally-charged headlines against the backdrop of a continually bearish national economy, it may not be surprising to hear that some of Harvard Business School’s top minds are worried. As part of the 2016 U.S. Competitiveness Project report, “Problems Unsolved and a... Read more »

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