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Stanford & Wharton Share the Throne of Best Business School in U.S. News 2021 Rankings

While Wharton held the #1 spot of the Best Business Schools list from U.S. News & World Report last year, it is now joined by Stanford GSB at the top of the 2021 rankings. Northwestern Kellogg shot up three spaces to join Chicago Booth at #3.  Then, MIT Sloan rounds... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, March 16-20, 2020

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 Roll Out While Round 3 Heats Up Round 1 is now behind us; Round 2 is now fully underway, with several decision deadlines... Read more »

Real Humans of Deloitte: Vinithra Raveendran, Cornell Johnson ’19, Senior Consultant

Consulting is consistently one of the most popular industry choices for MBA graduates. It’s a lucrative lifestyle, and the work is dynamic, engaging and analytical.  Consultants need a full suite of management skills to thrive in the industry—and global firms to provide a landscape of projects to execute. Deloitte is... Read more »

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

Very conversational. Have your why MBA/why Johnson story clearly defined, and then prep “what career would you pursue if your target industry doesn’t work out” and “what would prevent you from getting a job in your target industry.” Know what immersion, courses, and clubs (all by their proper names) you... Read more »

Cornell Tech MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Faculty / Skype

Was given a case study 48 hours prior to my scheduled interview. (Typical Product Management Problem Solving) During the first ~10 minutes of the interview, I was asked to walk through my case study and explain my reasoning/line of thought and defend some of my points. During the 2nd half... Read more »

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Consortium Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

I applied through the Consortium to Cornell Johnson. Standard behavioral interview. Prompts include: Walk me through your resume. Tell me about your leadership style. Why Johnson? How will you contribute to our community? The interviewer will have a list of questions about potential weaknesses in your application, and ask you... Read more »

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

My interview was with an adcom member and the head of admissions. The head of admissions was sitting in on the interview to audit the adcom member as he was new to the team I believe. They had read my application and came into the interview with notes. They were... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Interview Invitations, February 17-21, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! January Rounds have moved to the interview stage!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, Round 2 is now fully underway with interview invites... Read more »

Real Humans of Bain & Co.: Peter Akinleye, Cornell Johnson ’19, Consultant

Consultants wear many hats and take on innumerable roles at the behest of their clients. Fortunately, MBA programs, like the one at Cornell Johnson, can prepare career switchers and analysts alike for the demanding expectations of the industry.  In this edition of Real Humans – Alumni, we hear from Peter... Read more »

Cornell Johnson MBA Class of 2019 Employment Report

The Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management recently shared the employment report for their Two-Year MBA Class of 2019.  Of the 282 graduates, 264 sought full-time employment post-MBA. Of those individuals seeking job opportunities, 94 percent received offers within three months of graduation, and 93 percent accepted. According to David B.... Read more »

Fridays from the Frontline: How Cornell MBAs Pitched Three Stocks in 13 Hours

Hard quant skills are essential to the careers of any future consultants, analysts, and financial managers, but one aspect of the business school experience that often goes unsung is its role as a concentrated period to help young MBA students develop their intuition as investors. The annual MBA Stock Pitch... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, January 6-10, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! It’s All About Getting Ready for the January Rounds!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, Round 2 is now underway with many application... Read more »

21 Days to Go: Cornell Johnson, IESE, Northwestern Kellogg & UCLA Anderson

The rush of Round 2 MBA deadlines may seem difficult to navigate, but they are manageable.  We want to make sure you’re making the most of the few weeks you have to meet them. In just three weeks, IESE, Northwestern / Kellogg and UCLA / Anderson have their Round 2... Read more »

21 Days to Go: Cornell Johnson Round 3 MBA Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Cornell Johnson Round 3 deadline of January 8, 2020 is just 3 weeks away!  All application materials should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Need help with your Cornell MBA application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Interviews, December 16-20, 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! It’s All About Final Decisions!  We are now into the final week of a three-week period where many of the top MBA programs release their Round... Read more »

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