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‘Tis the season for “best of” lists. Not to disappoint, we’ve compiled a few top 10 lists of our own here at Clear Admit to close out the year. This list focuses on the most popular posts. You, the Reader, voted with your mouse clicks, and the following news articles got the most views over the past 12 months.

Clear Admit 2016 Top 10 News Posts

1. Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

Earlier this year, Deloitte was named by LinkedIn as the 13th most sought after company to work for. That’s something to cheer.

2. Tops for Tech: The Best Business Schools for Careers in Technology

Technology is all the rage, especially in b-school circles.

3. Why is Amazon Hiring So Many MBAs?

Despite a pretty unflattering exposé on working conditions, many MBAs still flock to the e-commerce giant and the feeling is mutual.

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

On a more somber note, police shootings took center stage at even at the top business schools.

5. Changing of the Guard: Derrick Bolton to Leave Stanford GSB Admissions

When any long-time admissions director leaves, it creates waves. When it’s Derrick Bolton, people take notice. Bolton is credited with increasing applications to the Palo Alto school by 55 percent during his tenure, making it the hardest business school to get into not just in this country but in the world.

6. 7 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 U.S. News Business School Ranking

Harvard Business School (HBS) reclaimed the number one spot in this year’s U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s best MBA programs after a two-year stint in second place.

7. Best Business Schools for Marketing: Part I

Which MBA programs are keeping pace with the changing marketing industry? Who’s doing it best—and how?

8. How These Haasies Landed Jobs at McKinsey, BCG, Apple, Facebook and Google

A fan favorite: personal stories from actual Haas students who have landed jobs at some of the hottest hiring firms around—and how they did it.

9. Why McKinsey and Company Loves to Hire MBAs

Color us shocked. Well, no, not really! McKinsey has always been a top destination for people with MBA degree, and about 50 percent of the firms incoming consultant hires have MBAs.

10. Best Business Schools for Social Impact, Part II

We took a look at the countless social impact initiatives in progress at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, sustainability measures Harvard Business School is implementing on its own campus, career resources for students seeking social impact roles at Oxford University’s Saïd School of Business and more.

Happy New Year from everyone here at Clear Admit!