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Sep 26, 2013

Career Services Director Q&A: Fred Staudmyer of Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Assistant Dean of Career Management Fred Staudmyer has been leading the Career Management Center at Cornell’s Johnson School since September 2009, and he brought decades of executive recruitment and human resources experience with him to the role. Just prior to joining Johnson he led the Garrett Sayer Group, an executive... Read more »

Sep 26, 2013

Campus Chronicles: The Bottom Line

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles, Clear Admit’s weekly look at student news highlights from a top business program. This week we’re checking in with The Bottom Line, Columbia Business School’s student-run publication. Beacon, the brainchild of CBS students Patrick Bonsignore and Nikhil Hanmantgad, is a media monitoring and analytics platform... Read more »

Sep 25, 2013

Applicant Volume for Full-Time MBA Programs on the Rise

A majority of U.S. business schools reported year-over-year growth in full-time MBA applicant volume for the first time since 2009, according to new data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). For the class that started this year, the median number of applications for full-time, two-year MBA programs rose by... Read more »

Sep 25, 2013

Tuck MBA Admissions Interview Questions: EA / Second-year student / On-Campus

Approximately 30 minutes -- 20 minutes questions for me, 10 minutes questions for her. Walk me through your resume. Did you choose your grad. school thinking you would join [unrelated industry that I'm currently in], or did you intend to go into [related profession]? What were your experiences at a... Read more »

Sep 24, 2013

Tuck MBA Admissions Interview Questions: EA / Second-year Student / On-campus

Pretty similar to everything described on here. 25 minutes of questions, 5+ minutes of questions for her. Very relaxed and conversational, which was to be expected. The following were my questions, as far as I can remember: 1. Walk me through your resume 2. Why an MBA? 3. Why Tuck?... Read more »

Sep 24, 2013

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Launches New One-Year Management Program in China, U.S.

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University last week announced the launch of a new one-year master’s degree program in management, which will feature three terms of study on Duke’s North Carolina campus and two terms at the new Duke Kunshan University (DKU), near Shanghai. Duke recently received final... Read more »

Sep 24, 2013

Career Services Director Q&A: Regina Regazzi of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management

In its new director of the Parker Career Management Center, UCLA’s Anderson School of Management has found someone with unique insight into the school’s alumni base, as well as extensive recruiting and career consulting experience. Regina Regazzi graduated from Anderson herself with an MBA in 1997. After a stint at... Read more »

Sep 24, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: The Entrepreneurship Initiative at Harvard Business School

It’s time again for another edition of Trivia Tuesday, our weekly examination of the programs and opportunities that differentiate the leading MBA programs.  This week we take a peek into the Clear Admit School Guide to Harvard Business School to share an excerpt on HBS’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. "Harvard offers students an array... Read more »

Sep 23, 2013

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business to Offer New and Retooled Online Classes

Following its pilot last year of a range of new online courses for its MBA students, the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley is expanding its online offerings while also reworking some of the initial courses based on feedback from students and professors. One of... Read more »

Sep 23, 2013

London Business School Recommendation Questions 2013 – 2014

London Business School has begun sending recommendation questions to recommenders.  See the full list below, collected and confirmed by Clear Admit. Please answer the following questions regarding the applicant, making sure to save your work regularly. As a guideline for completing the reference form you should aim to write no... Read more »

Sep 23, 2013

Admission Tip: MBA Application Data Forms

With MBA programs’ R1 deadlines past or just around the corner, we wanted to offer some words of advice about an often overlooked element of one’s file: the application data forms.  All too often, we see candidates leave these online application forms for the last minute, even rushing to enter... Read more »

Sep 20, 2013

UPenn’s Wharton School Teams with Sirius XM to Launch New Business Channel

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has partnered with Sirius XM Radio to launch a new full-time radio channel focused on business and management, the school announced earlier this week. “Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School,” as the new channel is called, will feature around-the-clock programming on... Read more »

Sep 20, 2013

Fridays From The Frontline

Hello and welcome to another edition of Fridays From The Fronline, Clear Admit's ongoing observation of the outstanding lives of b-school student and applicant bloggers. This week found applicants putting their HBS applications to bed while students continued to enjoy getting into the swing of all things MBA. MBAReapplicant made progress... Read more »

Sep 19, 2013

Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

It’s time again for Twitter Thursdays, our weekly take of the happenings reported by leading MBA programs on Twitter. If you want to stay on top of Clear Admit’s updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news, be sure to check us out on Twitter.  We’ve also created several lists related... Read more »

Sep 19, 2013

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Pamela Mittman, NYU Stern School of Business

Next up in our Career Services Director Q&A Series is Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services and leadership development at NYU Stern School of Business. An alumna of NYU Stern’s full-time MBA program, Mittman brings both a student and alumni perspective to the role. Before joining Stern as an... Read more »

Sep 19, 2013

Campus Chronicles: The Wharton Journal

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles, where Clear Admit highlights student news from top business programs across the country. After the summer hiatus, classes are back in session and we're back on the MBA student beat. We’ll kick this semester’s series off by checking in on The Wharton Journal, published by... Read more »

Sep 18, 2013

NYU Stern School of Business Launches New Event Series for Prospective Applicants

New York University’s Stern School of Business this month will launch a new series of events designed to connect prospective MBA applicants with Stern faculty and provide a glimpse of the Stern MBA experience. “The Future of Business” event series will kick off on Saturday, September 28th, at 10 a.m.... Read more »

Sep 17, 2013

Harvard Business School Admissions Continues Transparency Trend with Note to Round 1 Applicants

Applicants who submitted an application earlier this week as part of Harvard Business School (HBS)’s Round 1 received a prompt confirmation email direct from Dee Leopold, HBS director of admissions and financial aid. In it, Leopold continued HBS’s increasing trend toward transparency in the admissions process by spelling out in... Read more »

Sep 17, 2013

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: London Business School’s Fiona Sandford

Career Services Director Fiona Sandford joined London Business School (LBS) in October 2010, after serving for nearly a decade as the director of career services at the London School of Economics. Since arriving at LBS, she has been helping to develop a new model to more seamlessly integrate soft skills... Read more »

Sep 17, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: The First-Year Experience at UVA/Darden

Welcome back to Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight special elements that differentiate the leading MBA programs from their peers.  Today we're turning our focus to the Clear Admit School Guide to the University of Virginia Darden School of Business to learn about the structure of Darden's first-year class and the... Read more »

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