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Mar 14, 2021

New Business & Society Institute at Emory Goizueta Tackles Inequality, Climate Change

In early March, Emory Goizueta launched The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute, renaming Social Enterprise at Goizueta. The new name represents an elevated commitment to social and environmental impact from the business school and The Goizueta Foundation. Furthermore, the Institute creates interdisciplinary study that explores the connections between... Read more »

Mar 12, 2021

MBA Student Interview by Juno: Abby from Michigan Ross

The MBA Student Interviews Series is brought to you by Juno, a collective bargaining group for student loans. In this series, we’ll interview MBA students about their paths and decision-making process.  About Abby After growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Abby found herself interning at the Senate and House of... Read more »

Mar 12, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Cementing Friendships During COVID Self-isolation

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, INSEAD MBA '21J, Cecily Liu, sheds light on building and maintaining connections during a pandemic. Cementing Friendships During COVID Self-isolation By Cecily Liu, INSEAD MBA '21J Self-isolation paints a scary picture during COVID times. For many, the thought of attending MBA classes... Read more »

Mar 11, 2021

Tuck School of Business to Host Free Chat

Applying to Tuck School of Business?  This Live Chat is for YOU! Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on your Round 3 application or you’re just getting started on your application for the next admissions cycle, this chat will provide all of the insider tips and advice you need to... Read more »

Mar 11, 2021

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview - application + two pre-interview essays-based - felt like a genuine free-flowing conversation rather than interviewing with a person who needs to go through a specific set of questions before the interview ends (the feeling one has when interviewing with students and alumni). It lasted for about 40... Read more »

Mar 11, 2021

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Alumni Startups Tackle COVID-19 Challenges

Whether in the hospital or at home, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that can only be resolved with innovation and determination. In this special feature, four Johnson Cornell Tech MBA alumni discuss how the companies they have launched introduce solutions to obstacles during the pandemic. Enroute Facilitates Patient Care... Read more »

Mar 10, 2021

Fellowship Honors Black Excellence at Michigan Ross

Michigan Ross announced the first recipient of the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) Fellowship: TJ Banks, Ross MBA ’21. The Full-Time MBA team and Michigan Ross faculty selected Banks for the inaugural $10,000 fellowship. The BBSA Fellowship was created to honor Black excellence at Michigan Ross. Graduating members of BBSA... Read more »

Mar 9, 2021

LBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Virtual Interview

Had a fairly conversational interview with an alum that consisted of the standard questions (Tell me about yourself, why MBA, why LBS) as well as some questions about my resume and behavioral questions. My interviewer had already read through my application so there wasn't a ton of probing questions on... Read more »

Mar 9, 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day with INSEAD Alumnae

In 1967, the March 8th celebration of International Women's Day was adopted by the feminist movement. The same year, INSEAD welcomed women into its prestigious MBA program, and they have been pushing limits ever since. To mark International Women's Day 2021, INSEAD's Limitless Campaign celebrates women entrepreneurs and role models... Read more »

Mar 9, 2021

UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Third Party / Video Interview

This was a very conversational interview! I had a great time talking to the interviewer about my background. The list of questions are the following: 1. Why MBA? Why now? Why Kenan-Flagler? 2. What are your short-term goals and long-term goals? 3. What are some activities / organizations you would... Read more »

Mar 8, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interviewed with a second-year student working in an unrelated field to me. Very relaxed, resume-based interview. No surprises, they follow a script. Biggest professional achievement? ST/LT goals Why MBA? Why Yale? How will you contribute to diversity at Yale? Tell me about your quote? A time when you listened to... Read more »

Mar 8, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, March 8-12, 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 2 Decisions & Later Round Deadlines Some of the leading MBA programs continue to release their Round 2 interview invites, and Round 3 deadlines are... Read more »

Mar 8, 2021

Episode 151: Wire Taps—MIT Sloan or London Business School for MBB?

As Graham battles a case of near-laryngitis, Alex decides to put him on the spot about his 'other life'.  Meanwhile, Graham marvels at the coincidental CPG-Canada-Tech connections across this week's WireTaps candidates. As always, the duo work in some key MBA admissions lessons, such as how first generation Asian-Americans (and... Read more »

Mar 7, 2021

HEC Paris’ Efforts for Zero-Waste Campus

Though already considered France’s most environmentally-friendly business school, HEC Paris continues to raise the bar with ongoing recycling & waste reduction initiatives. The business school, just 17km from the center of Paris, kick started plans to have a zero-waste campus in mid-2020. One goal is to reduce the amount of... Read more »

Mar 6, 2021

UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

I was interviewed my an adcom member via Skype. The adcom member read my application completely including the essays. Below are the questions she asked: 1. Tell me about you experience in XXX Bank, your career progression and why you want to do an MBA? 2. What's your career goal?... Read more »

Mar 5, 2021

UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

The interview was with an adcom and it was application based. She informed me at the start that she did have access to my entire application. It was a fairly standard interview, asking about my past experience. She asked why Kenan-Flagler specifically. She also asked about the diversity component in... Read more »

Mar 5, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Being a Woman at Duke Fuqua

In this week's Fridays from the Frontline, Lilian Izuorah, Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA '21, sheds light on the community she found before and during business school. Being a Woman at Fuqua by Lilian Izuorah, Daytime MBA Class of 2021 One of my favorite stories is Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl,” for reasons... Read more »

Mar 5, 2021

UVA Darden Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

The interview was taken by the Adcom member responsible for Diversity Recruitment. The interview was very conversational and lasted about 30 mins after which 15 mins were given for me to ask him any questions. Below are the questions I was asked: 1. Tell me about your life story right... Read more »

Mar 5, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

My interview was taken by an Adcom member who was quite aged. The conversation was friendly, totally stress-free. I had to repeat a few of my answers because she wasn't able to hear me properly. The interview spanned for around 50 mins. She aimed to keep it short as she... Read more »

Mar 4, 2021

Healthcare at Kellogg Bolstered by Gift for Biopharma

Northwestern Kellogg alumnus, Kent Hawryluk ’07, gifted $3 million to the business school, establishing the Hawryluk Biopharmaceutical Scholars Endowed Fund. The fund builds upon the existing Program on Healthcare at Kellogg (HCAK). The scholars will be Full-Time MBA students with a demonstrated interest in healthcare. They will receive scholarships and... Read more »

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