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Apr 19, 2017

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Quiz: Which Business School Are You?

Have you spent hours poring over  b-school websites, Clear Admit guides, MBA LiveWire, and MBA DecisionWire? Have you asked alumni from different schools for advice and talked with admissions officers? Are you just beginning to consider whether business school might be right for you, and which school to choose? Do your... Read more »

Apr 19, 2017

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Big Data and Business: An MBA vs. Master in Business Analytics

2016 was the “Year of the Data Analyst.” According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for various data analyst positions is growing far faster than average—around 27 percent annually. In fact, 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies have either launched big data projects or are planning to... Read more »

Apr 18, 2017

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April Is Jam-Packed with Admitted Students’ Weekends: What You Need to Know

Along with showers, April also brings dozens of admitted students’ weekends at business schools across the country—part of the schools’ efforts to convince top candidates to call their campuses home next fall. Anxious applicants who spent months with their eyes glued to LiveWire in a desperate attempt to foretell their... Read more »

Apr 18, 2017

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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Chicago Booth, Northwestern / Kellogg or UPenn / Wharton for Finance

In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which pulls the admissions results of students and alumni as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate considering Northwestern / Kellogg with a scholarship, Chicago Booth or The Wharton School for finance. While the F.C. Austin scholarship from Kellogg... Read more »

Apr 17, 2017

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Kellogg EduIndia Team Wins Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Making the World a Better Place While Also Making Money Earlier this month, 10 teams from business and other graduate schools from around the globe convened at Morgan Stanley’s New York offices for the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. At the end of the day, low-income primary and secondary students... Read more »

Apr 17, 2017

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Admissions Tip: Welcome Weekends

It’s April, which means that the majority of leading programs will be hosting business school welcome weekends for those candidates that they have admitted during their first two admissions rounds. These “sell” weekends are very important for the schools as part of their push to encourage those that they have admitted... Read more »

Apr 17, 2017

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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.17.17

Welcome back to The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. This week a couple of schools we cover have application deadlines. Schools... Read more »

Apr 14, 2017

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Fridays from the Frontline: MBA Student Finds Support to Be Out at Wharton

For some MBA students, business school presents an entire new community with whom they can choose whether or not to share their sexual orientation. For Rafael de la Rosa, a second-year MBA student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the decision to be out to his classmates was one... Read more »

Apr 14, 2017

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MBA Applicant Spotlight: A Creative Approach Yields Acceptances at HBS and MIT Sloan

Welcome to another edition of MBA Applicant Spotlight, in which we catch up with individuals on their admissions experiences. In contrast to the 10 applications of our last profiled candidate, this week’s applicant, Shelby Colby, shares her story about just two applications—one to Harvard Business School and the other to... Read more »

Apr 13, 2017

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The Media MBA: Advice from a Student in the Trenches

An MBA with an emphasis in entertainment and media isn’t something you hear about often. In fact, according to GMAC’s 2016 Prospective Students Survey, a career in media is barely a consideration for most MBA candidates. But that wasn’t the case for Kristina Partsinevelos, a 2017 MBA candidate from the... Read more »

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    GMAT: 720.
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    Wha
    Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
    Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton
    Post-MBA Career: Non Profit / Social Impact
    HBS
    Enrolled: Harvard Business School
    Admitted: Harvard Business School, UPenn / Wharton
    GMAT: 770 GPA: 3.9
    Post-MBA Career: Finance
    Chi
    Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton
    GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.9
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    CMU
    Enrolled: CMU / Tepper
    Admitted: CMU / Tepper, Indian School of Business, UNC Kenan-Flagler
    GMAT: 760 GPA: 3
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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