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HEC Paris Dethrones LBS at Top of Financial Times Ranking of European Business Schools

What is the best business school in Europe? The Financial Times just released its 2019 rankings and determined that HEC Paris claims the spot this year.  London Business School has long been at the top, but slipped one spot to second place.  Beyond assessing business schools overall, Financial Times also... Read more »

Forget Competition: Women Help Other Women at HEC Paris

Women’s MBA enrollment has reached its highest level ever, reaching 36 percent in Europe and Canada, according to the Forté Foundation. Over the last five years, there’s been a definitive increase in female students at top business schools around the world, and Forté CEO Elissa Sangster believes that “at this... Read more »

HEC Paris MBA Interview Report / Rolling Admissions / Alumnus / Skype

HEC Paris normally arranges for 2 interviews with members of its alumni. Normally, at least one of them is kept f2f. However, in my case, both of them were to be taken via Skype. One of the interviewers was a project manager in an insurance company in Zurich, Switzerland and... Read more »

Real Humans of HEC Paris’s MBA Class of 2021

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, five new candidates explain their journeys to France and more.  We land just 17 kilometers from Paris, where HEC Paris (École des hautes études commerciales de Paris) is housed on a 340-acre, wooded campus with its own Chateau.  The 16-month-long curriculum includes... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, November 11-15, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and MBA Deadlines Many programs have now released Round 1 interview invites that have been reported on MBA LiveWire. These include Harvard, UPenn / Wharton, Chicago... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, October 14-18, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and Round 1 MBA Deadlines  Yale School of Management Round 1 interview invites have been reported on MBA LiveWire. Expect to see Yale continue... Read more »

Admissions Tip: Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

The following is the final part of our four-part interview series. We’ve tackled open versus invitation-only, blind versus non-blind and the newer team-based discussion interview. MBA Admissions Interviews: What’s left to discuss? In this, our final post in our MBA admissions interview series, we’re going to take a closer look at a few... Read more »

Chicago Booth Lands Top Honors on Forbes Best U.S. Business School Ranking

For the first time in Forbes’ history of ranking U.S. business schools, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business took the number one spot. Booth’s meteoric rise followed the same path as Wharton did in the last ranking—both jumped from 7th to 1st in their respective rankings, and Wharton... Read more »

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Struggling with Standardized Tests

We are back with an installment of MBA ApplyWire Spotlight, a series that highlights entries from MBA applicants as shared in Clear Admit’s MBA ApplyWire.  This week, we highlight an MBA applicant struggling with standardized tests.  Read on for more detail from a candidate considering Dartmouth / Tuck, HEC Paris, NYU Stern, Stanford... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Darden Awards MBA Fellowships, HEC Hosts Novel Crises Simulations, Tuck Expands Program for Athletes and Veterans, and More from IMD and NYU Stern

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of April 29, 2019. Genovese Fellowships Awarded to 3 UVA Darden... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.29.19

Welcome back 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. Monday, April 29, Toronto / Rotman and Vanderbilt /... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.08.19

Welcome back 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. Most programs have now released their Round 2, as... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.01.19

Welcome back 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. Most programs have now released, or are now releasing... Read more »

MBA News You Need: HEC Paris on Inclusivity, HBS on Management, IMD on Luxury Businesses, and More.

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of March 4, 2019. HEC Paris Professor Says Inclusiveness Can... Read more »

Real Humans of the HEC Paris MBA Class of 2020

According to Times Higher Education, HEC Paris has produced the most CEOs of Fortune Global 500 companies. This is appealing to students who both want to lead major businesses, as well as those who want to create their own legacies. Entrepreneurship is also at the forefront, as the school estimates... Read more »

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