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Admissions Insiders Advise Prospective MBA Applicants to Ask Their Own Questions During the Interview

In preparing for the questions they may be asked as part of an MBA admissions interview, prospective applicants would do well to formulate a few intelligent questions of their own, according to admissions deans from top MBA programs. The questions that an MBA candidate asks as part of the interview... Read more »

Johnson Graduate School of Management Wins Top Prize from Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting diversity and inclusion in American business, awarded its top prize this year to Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management for the efforts of its students to promote diversity, leadership and community service within the... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: Entrepreneurship Offerings at Johnson

It’s time for Trivia Tuesday, our weekly exploration of the components that differentiate leading MBA programs from their peers. Today, we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit Guide to the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management to explore Johnson’s focus on entrepreneurship. “Both Johnson and Cornell University itself provide... Read more »

Clear Admit Publishes New Editions of Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, NYU Stern and Yale SOM School Guides!

We are excited to announce the release of the second batch of 2012-2013 Clear Admit School Guides!  Revised editions of the UCLA Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, NYU Stern and Yale SOM guides are now available for immediate download in PDF format to help you meet your tight... Read more »

Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management Welcomes New Dean, Faculty Members

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University this week welcomed five new faculty members for the upcoming academic year, including Soumitra Dutta, who will be the school’s new dean. Dutta comes to Johnson from INSEAD, where he served as a chaired professor of business and technology... Read more »

Cornell’s Johnson School Hires New International Recruiting Manager

As part of an effort to enhance its global recruitment efforts and attract a more diverse pool of applicants, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University this week named a new manager of international recruiting. Charli Taylor will be the primary recruiter and admissions associate for... Read more »

Cornell / Johnson Essay Topics 2012-2013

In addition to releasing its 2012-2013 deadlines, Cornell/Johnson has also announced its 2012-2013 essay topics, which are as follows: Part I:  Career Choice Essay (300 word maximum) How would you characterize your career since college? This is not your job description or complete history of your work since graduating (we... Read more »

Cornell / Johnson Deadlines 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 Cornell/Johnson deadlines have been announced! This year’s deadlines are below: Round 1 Deadline: October 17, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: November 28, 2012 Notification: February 20, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: January 30, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 4 Deadline: March 27, 2013 Notification: April... Read more »

Johnson Cornell School of Management Welcomes Record Number of Women to 12-Month MBA Program

When the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management welcomed students to its 12-month accelerated MBA (AMBA) program earlier this month, the class boasted the highest proportion of women in the program’s 20-year history, the school announced. More than 80 percent of women who received offers of admissions to the... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: Immersion Programs at Cornell’s Johnson School

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, our weekly examination of the programs and policies that impact the student experience at the leading business schools. This week, we turn our attention to the Johnson School of Cornell University and their unusual first-year Immersion Program, as described in the Clear Admit... Read more »

Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management Touts “Surround-the-Student” Model for Career Services

Hiring is up at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, a fact the school attributes to its innovative “surround-the-student” model for career services. “For job placement, 2010 was better than 2009, and 2011 was better than 2010. We expect 2012 to be even better yet,” said Frederick Staudmyer,... Read more »

Sustainability Center at Cornell’s Johnson School of Business Partners with SC Johnson to Combat Malaria in Ghana

The Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business last week announced the launch of a new product concept designed to help prevent the spread of malaria in Ghana by engaging homemakers in low-income rural areas with products and practices for cleaning their homes. Developed in... Read more »

Cornell / Johnson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Off Campus (Skype) / Adcom

My interview was via Skype — because of snow, I was unable to make it to campus as planned. The interview itself was quite formal — very much question-answer, but the interviewer did make an effort to transition nicely from one question to the next. There were no surprises for... Read more »

U.S. Schools Increase One-Year MBA Programs

As applications to two-year, full-time MBA programs declined for a third consecutive year, more U.S. schools are beginning to offer one-year programs to attract a different type of student, the Financial Times reports. Though one-year programs have been standard at most European business schools for some time, some industry experts... Read more »

Cornell / Johnson MBA Interview Admissions Questions 2012

Take a peek at the latest addition to the Clear Admit Wiki, a free online resource for MBA applicants to share their experiences with the admissions process!  This Round 2 candidate for Cornell / Johnson faced the following queries from an adcom member: “I interviewed on-campus February 5, 2012 with... Read more »

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