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Fridays from the Frontline: A First-Year Looks Back at Tuck's Fall A

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Cambridge Judge MBA Alumna Shortlisted as “MBA Star”

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Oct 9, 2017

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Real Humans of the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2019

The 422 students who make up the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Class of 2019 are a record-setting bunch. For starters, their average GMAT score was 716, an eight-point jump over last year’s, which was itself a record. But they also set records for their diversity. Forty-three percent of... Read more »

Sep 20, 2017

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Choosing the Best Business School for Consulting

If you are a prospective MBA applicant looking to business school as a way to enter or accelerate your career in the consulting industry, you are certainly not alone. According to the 2017 Prospective Student Survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), consulting is once again the most sought-after... Read more »

Jul 15, 2017

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2017-2018 MBA Deadlines

Many of the top business schools have already announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), we’ve provided a corresponding link to our Essay Topic Analysis. We will... Read more »

Oct 20, 2017

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Fridays from the Frontline: A First-Year Looks Back at Tuck’s Fall A

For this week’s Friday from the Frontline we hear from a first-year MBA student at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, Akshat Kalra. He comes to Tuck from his native India, where he worked in consulting and venture capital. He’s hoping to use his MBA degree to transition to a consumer... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Wharton MBA Students Lend Brain Power to Philly Bid for Amazon HQ2

Philadelphia is one of dozens of cities wooing Amazon with bids designed to entice the Seattle-based e-commerce giant to build its second headquarters in their backyards. Today is the deadline to get those bids in. Some cities—like Austin and Albuquerque—chose to highlight their 300+ days a year of sunshine as... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Top HBS MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

We know that many of you Class of 2020 hopefuls are eagerly awaiting your interviews with the Harvard Business School (HBS) admissions committee. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the top interview tips from last year’s experienced candidates, as reported in the Clear Admit Interview Guide. You can thank... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Oxford Saïd Dean, Together with Apple’s Tim Cook, Launches New Entrepreneurial Hub

Building on the success of Saïd Business School’s Oxford Launchpad and Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University has launched a new entrepreneurial hub: the Oxford Foundry. Saïd Dean Peter Tufano and Apple CEO Tim Cook helped kick things off at an October 11th launch event. The new student-led and student-centric... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Cambridge Judge MBA Alumna Shortlisted as “MBA Star”

The Women of the Future Awards were created to provide a platform to recognize remarkable women in business in the United Kingdom. For the 2017 awards, Harshitha Balini, a recent Cambridge Judge Business School graduate (MBA ’17), was shortlisted in the “MBA Star” category. The MBA Star category is open to... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: #Healthcare

Healthcare is a hot topic in business school communities these days, and so we’re setting the spotlight on related Twitter posts in this edition of Top #MBA Tweets of the Week. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the latest attempts to repeal it, UT Austin / McCombs... Read more »

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    Cambridge Judge MBA Alumna Shortlisted as “MBA Star”

    The Women of the Future Awards were created to provide a platform to recognize remarkable women in business in the United Kingdom. For the 2017 awards, Harshitha Balini, a recent Cambridge Judge Busi

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