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Apr 12, 2018

MBA News You Need: Yale SOM Doubles Student-Led Conferences, HBS Professors Discuss U.S./China Trade War, Cryptocurrency Curriculum Explosion, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of April 12, 2018. Yale SOM Student-Led Conferences More Than... Read more »

Apr 12, 2018

Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight: #Facebook

Following revelations about the 2016 U.S. Presidential elections from Cambridge Analytica, Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, took a raised seat in front of U.S. Congress this week to testify regarding the tech company’s data use and structure. Billions of people use Facebook—liking pictures, sharing memes, creating events and directly or indirectly... Read more »

Apr 11, 2018

Our Latest Podcast: How to Decide Between Business Schools as an Admitted Student

For some prospective MBA applicants turned admitted students, the choice of where to attend business school is a no-brainer. If you applied and were accepted to your first-choice school, it may be as easy as breaking out the bubbly and sending in your deposit. Of perhaps you got accepted at... Read more »

Apr 11, 2018

Sentence Corrections: Not About the Grammar?

Gerunds, prepositional phrases, past perfect test, idioms…if you are a test taker who knows your E.B. White and Will Strunk book by heart, you should ace the Sentence Corrections section every single time, right? Not necessarily. While a cursory review of grammar is important to do well in verbal, a... Read more »

Apr 11, 2018

Looking to Own Your Own Career? New Kellogg Career Video Series Tells You How

The Career Management Center (CMC) at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently launched the “Own Your Own Career” video series aimed to develop brave leaders. The series was created for prospective and current students, along with alumni, to discuss aspects of managing a career throughout its life cycle. The... Read more »

Apr 10, 2018

MIT Sloan Round 3 Round Up from Admissions Director Dawna Levenson

With the Round 3 deadline having passed yesterday for applicants to MIT Sloan School of Management, Director of Admissions Dawna Levenson was quick to add an update post to her “From the Desk of the Admissions Director” blog today letting these late-round applicants know what to expect next. Levenson started... Read more »

Apr 10, 2018

Tuck Adcom Luke Anthony Peña to Pen Monthly Admissions Open Letter

Heading into his ninth month leading MBA admissions at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, Luke Anthony Peña took to the Tuck360: MBA Blog last week to share the month’s happenings on campus. “I have a deep appreciation for our well-earned reputation as an accessible and transparent community,” he wrote. “In that... Read more »

Apr 10, 2018

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Undecided about Columbia or MIT / Sloan for Tech

In this edition of MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate accepted to U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, MIT / Sloan for technology with some scholarship funding. The candidate laid out their criteria in the initial post:   Our resident expert... Read more »

Apr 9, 2018

Financing Your MBA, Part 4: International MBA Student Loans

In our previous post on financing your MBA, we covered loan programs for MBA students from the United States. Today, we’ll take a look at loans through the lens of international students, who face some different restrictions but who are also eligible for special programs tailored to their unique requirements. By... Read more »

Apr 9, 2018

The Allure of AI: Haas Student Conference Tackles Complex Issues

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in almost every industry in the business world today. And there’s plenty to chew on, particularly when it comes to its ethical and financial implications. Some intrepid MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business have set out to tackle a few... Read more »

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    GMAT: 770
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
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    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Harvard Business School, Michigan / Ross, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB
    GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
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    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.85
    Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
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