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Jan 16, 2018

How to Get into a Top Business School: Admitted Students Share 10 Top Tips

Our ongoing Real Humans of the MBA Class of 2019 series has given us glimpses into tons of current MBA students who set their sights on leading business schools across the nation and the globe—and now call those campuses home. We’ve learned about some of their crazy accomplishments and the... Read more »

Jan 16, 2018

DecisionWire Spotlight: Undecided about London Business School or Michigan / Ross with Scholarships

In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate considering Michigan / Ross or London Business School for tech with scholarship funding. The candidate laid out the options in the initial post: Initial responses honed in on the candidate’s atypical location:... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

Why Tesla Wants MBAs—Despite What Elon Musk Might Say

Tesla, Inc. founder Elon Musk, a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, once pessimistically said, “As much as possible, avoid hiring MBAs. MBA programs don’t teach people how to create companies … our position is that we hire someone in spite of an MBA, not because of one.” While... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

5 Things You Need to Know Before Attending an MBA Fair

MBA Fairs are an opportunity for candidates to learn about a variety of MBA offerings. Some Fairs might include as many as a hundred programs, in a trade fair type setting. We wanted to use this week’s admissions tip to offer five pointers in terms of the best way to... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

Admissions Tip: Letters of Support

While business schools require candidates to submit anywhere from 1-3 recommendations as part of the regular admissions process, we’re devoting this admissions tip to a lesser known relative of the formal recommendation: the letter of support. The letter of support is very different from a typical letter of recommendation, in ways... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 1.15.18

Welcome to the series, 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. We are coming to the end of the cycle for... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

Carnegie Tepper Launches New MS in Business Analytics

In response to workforce demand for employees with more analytical skills and business knowledge, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has launched a new online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree. The goal of its distinctive curriculum is to help fill the 2.7 million job openings... Read more »

Jan 12, 2018

Barack Obama to Speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will be among the honorary speakers at this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the school announced earlier this week. The 12th annual event will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center February 23rd and 24th. Alongside Obama, the highly publicized conference will feature... Read more »

Jan 12, 2018

Is the MBA Really the Best Time of Your Life? An INSEAD Student Weighs In

Fridays from the Frontline Michel Assaad describes himself as “a management consultant with an academic background in accounting and finance, fueled by an expensive hobby of collecting academic degrees.” Indeed, the MBA he is currently pursuing at INSEAD makes his fourth business degree. What made him decide that he needed... Read more »

Jan 11, 2018

It’s Gonna Be a Long Night for Some Ross MBA Students

Right about now, MBA and other graduate students at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business are gearing up for what could be a very long, horrible night. Each year Ross hosts two Leadership Crisis Challenges, one in January for graduate students and another in March for undergrads. The Graduate Student Crisis... Read more »

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