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Jun 2, 2021

Goizueta Business School Launches Master of Analytical Finance Degree

Emory’s Goizueta Business School is officially announcing that it will be introducing a Master of Analytical Finance degree starting in the Fall 2022 semester. This new degree is being led by Kirsten Travers-UyHam, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance. With the financial market evolving so quickly nowadays, she recently saw a... Read more »

Jun 1, 2021

Real Humans of Merck: Drew Soloski, Wharton ’16, Project Manager, Global Project and Alliance Management – Oncology & Vaccines (Late Stage)

The Wharton MBA encourages students to develop an international mindset. From required global-focused core classes, international dual-degree programs, and global consulting opportunities, Wharton’s MBA students gain global perspectives. That’s what attracted Drew Soloski, Wharton MBA ‘16, to Wharton, where he pursued a joint degree program with the Lauder Institute that... Read more »

May 31, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions, May 31 – June 4, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Final Round decisions continue to roll out. Round 3 decisions are now being released, as this year’s admissions cycle begins to close. Tuesday, June 1, NYU... Read more »

May 31, 2021

Episode 164: Wire Taps—Aim Higher for Your Target Schools!

This podcast episode of Wire Taps features feedback for three MBA applicants trying to hammer out their roadmap for the coming admissions season. Graham and Alex offer their keen advice to an applicant with goals in tech and consumer goods. Also, an innovation consultant with solid stats sought advice on... Read more »

May 28, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: London Business School – Out in Business, EUROUT, and Being Gay

In this week's Fridays from the Frontline, current LBS MBA student, Aaron Cho, delves into the school's Out in Business (OiB) club, related events and more. Out in Business, EUROUT, and Being Gay By Aaron Cho, MBA2022, Incoming Co-President of OiB My name is Aaron Cho, I’m a current MBA candidate at... Read more »

May 26, 2021

Building Momentum: Diversity and Entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford GSB has a goal to build a dynamic global community of entrepreneurs and leaders with a common purpose to change the world. In an effort to do so, they recently sponsored a virtual conference, Building Momentum: Diversity and Entrepreneurship, and encouraged entrepreneurs to participate.... Read more »

May 26, 2021

University of Pennsylvania Receives $5M Bitcoin Donation to Support Financial Innovation at Wharton

The University of Pennsylvania has received an anonymous $5 million bitcoin donation — the largest cryptocurrency gift the University has ever received — which will be used to support the intersection of finance and technology at The Wharton School. According to a University announcement, the bitcoin donation will support the... Read more »

May 26, 2021

Real Humans of PepsiCo: Tiffaine Stephens, NYU Stern ‘20, Associate Marketing Manager

NYU Stern calls their curriculum “customizable to the core.” Students can choose from over 200 electives taught by top researchers and industry leaders and also have the option to select up to three specializations from more than 20 options. Many students choose to pursue their MBA at the Stern School... Read more »

May 25, 2021

Help Alex and Graham Celebrate 100 Episodes of WireTaps!

Are you a consistent WireTaps listener? Are our podcasts part of your routine? Have you ever been featured in an episode? If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, we want to hear from you. To celebrate 100 episodes of WireTaps, Graham and Alex will be featuring audio... Read more »

May 25, 2021

Real Humans of Amgen: Katherine Shen, Harvard ‘20, Sr. Oncology Specialist

There is a deep interest in the healthcare sector at Harvard Business School, and the program offers many resources to support this critical field. Most notably, the Healthcare Initiative at HBS creates an interconnected health care community at the school by promoting faculty research, supporting the development high-impact educational programs,... Read more »

May 24, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, May 24-28, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 3 decisions continue to roll out. Round 3 decisions are now being released, and will continue for the next couple of weeks. Monday, May 24,... Read more »

May 24, 2021

Episode 163: Wire Taps—Government & Goals, Being All You Can Be, ‘Fostering’ the Right Environment

Tune into another informative podcast episode of Wire Taps with our resident experts, Graham and Alex!  After discussing the news of Rod Garcia's retirement from MIT Sloan admissions, our hosts review an Indian applicant with a nontraditional government background who needs to hammer out some post-MBA details. Additionally, an Army... Read more »

May 21, 2021

Kellogg’s Board Fellows Program Receives $3.5M Gift From Golub Capital

Kellogg School of Management has recently received a generous gift from Golub Capital, a leading credit asset manager, to expand Kellogg's Board Fellows program and create a second Golub Capital Social Impact Lab. Kellogg’s Board Fellows program at Northwestern University is a 20-month program that prepares a select group of... Read more »

May 21, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Developing Second-Generation Family Business Leaders at INSEAD

Get a closer look at how INSEAD supports family business professionals in this week's Fridays from the Frontline, featuring an account from Cecily Liu, INSEAD Class of 'J21. Developing Second-Generation Family Business Leaders at INSEAD By Cecily Liu, INSEAD 'J21 Businesses come in all shape and forms, but family businesses... Read more »

May 19, 2021

MBA Essay Insight Events: Join Us On July 28!

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process? Get essay tips straight from admissions representatives at leading business schools during our upcoming MBA Essay Insight Event Series! We had our first... Read more »

May 19, 2021

What is the Best Business School Laptop for You?

While preparing for business school means connecting with future classmates, figuring out coursework, and brushing up on your writing and quant skills, other necessities—like what kind of computer you’ll need — can be overlooked.  A powerful device is necessary to tackle the strenuous MBA curriculum and that’s why we’ve rounded... Read more »

May 19, 2021

Real Humans of Nike North America: Cheryl Davenport, Stanford GSB ‘15, Head of Strategy

The MBA program at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford GSB, places a clear focus on fostering positive change, as evidenced by its motto: “Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world.” One MBA graduate, Cheryl Davenport, has lived by this motto. Wanting to work for a larger scale organization that... Read more »

May 18, 2021

Real Humans of Novartis: Fernanda Carranza, Cornell Johnson ‘19, Finance Development Program Associate

Novartis, a global healthcare company that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide, has increasingly been in the spotlight as healthcare companies come together to combat Covid-19. As the company collaborates with key players involved in vaccine production — including Pfizer — Finance Development Program Associate Fernanda... Read more »

May 17, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, May 17-21, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 3 decisions continue to roll out. Round 3 decisions are now being released, and will continue for the next couple of weeks. Tuesday, May 18,... Read more »

May 17, 2021

Episode 162: Wire Taps—Reapplication Strategy, Casting too Wide a Net, and Decision Dilemmas

This week, Alex and Graham travel to Southeast Asia while touting a review from a listener in Thailand and evaluating a Malaysian applicant who needs a reapplication strategy (and who apparently likes cooking while tuning into WireTaps). They then turn their attention to a consultant in NYC who needs a... Read more »

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