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Last Updated Jan 12, 2021 by

MBA Admissions Tips & Advice from HEC Paris MBA Director & Star Applicant

Sponsored Content  Two women very familiar with what it takes to be successful in MBA admissions, particularly at HEC Paris, offer advice on each stage of the admissions process at the leading program. The HEC Paris MBA Director of Marketing, Sara Vanos, and a star MBA applicant, Kendra Bills, share... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 9, 2020 by

Wharton HQ Developed as New Platform for Spring Welcome Weekend

For newly admitted MBA students, spring is a time to get to know their future campus and fellow classmates at Welcome Weekends. During these events, students as well as their spouses or partners convene on campus to begin building relationships and getting a feel for a school’s culture.  The coronavirus... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 23, 2020 by

Stride Funding and a Better Way to Pay for Your MBA

Sponsored Content Whether you are currently celebrating acceptance letters or just starting to consider business school, you will need to plan for how to pay for your MBA. Tuition for full-time MBA programs at top business schools can range from $60,000 to over $80,000 a year. For instance, tuition alone... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 6, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Preparing for the MBA Experience – 3 Things I Wish I Had Done With My Summer

Fridays from the Frontline For MBA students-to-be, the summer heat can sometimes go hand in hand with some leisure time. While the summer months are certainly useful for students of all stripes to unwind and decompress, this time leading up to the first year of business school also presents a... Read more »

Last Updated May 10, 2018 by

Meet Leading Admissions Directors, Clear Admit Editor-in-Chief at May 16th Event in Washington, DC

Admissions directors from seven leading business schools will convene for a second multi-school MBA admissions event on Wednesday, May 16th, in Washington, DC. Moderated by Clear Admit Editor-in-Chief Jeanette Brown, the DC event will feature representatives from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Cornell’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Duke’s... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 24, 2018 by

Your Essential Guide to Pre-MBA Diversity Conferences, Boot Camps, and Forums

Several organizations are focused on helping increase the pipeline of underrepresented demographics—such as women, LGBTQ students, and those from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds—to business school and the larger business world. As part of these efforts, many host pre-MBA conferences, boot camps, and forums providing recruiting and networking opportunities to... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 27, 2018 by

April Fills Up with MBA Admitted Students’ Weekends

Spring has officially sprung, which means that business schools around the country have geared up to host their admitted student welcome events. In doing so, top schools aim to attract the best and brightest by giving them an early look at what their programs and institutions have to offer. Virtually... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 28, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Starting Your MBA Journey

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. Over the past couple of weeks, first-year MBAs across the world are experiencing business school for the first time. To acclimate themselves to the rigors (and fun!) of pursuing their MBA, programs organize orientation... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 9, 2015 by

3 Reasons to Do Some Pre-Matriculation MBA Prep This Summer

This post is brought to you by Smartly, which has partnered with top business schools to develop interactive and mobile-friendly courses to cover everything you’ll need to know come fall. Your MBA program–one of the most exciting and intellectually stimulating experiences of your life–is starting in two months, and you’re... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 19, 2013 by

Tips for Telling Your Boss You’re Headed to Business School

For those happy applicants who now hold acceptance letters from their target business schools, there still may be important work ahead: namely, breaking the news to your current employer. In a post to the Forté Foundation’s Virtual Campus website, a Forté Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of... Read more »

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