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Last Updated Apr 20, 2017 by

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Darden Professor Finds Women Still Aren’t Snagging Enough High-Level Boardroom Roles

On the surface, doubling the number of women in professional board rooms seems like an impressive accomplishment. In 1999, Ernst & Young found that around 11 percent of Fortune 500 board members were women. Eighteen years later, the figure has nearly doubled—to just under 20 percent. Yes, it’s an improvement—but... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 22, 2017 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: Application Tips, Recruiting, and Alumni Spotlight

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. While last week marked the start of Round 2 Decision releases at some of the top programs, we’re taking this opportunity to look ahead to Round 3, life on campus, and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 15, 2017 by

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What Bain & Company Looks for in MBA Hires

Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe. Headquartered in Boston with 53 offices in 34 countries around the world, Bain employs more than 7,000 people and counts... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 28, 2017 by

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MBA Alumni Tout Degree’s Value and Versatility, GMAC Survey Finds

There have long been MBA applicants who view business school as an opportunity to make a career pivot—changing industry, function or both. Indeed, according to survey results released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), more than half of alumni respondents currently work in an industry or job function... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 27, 2017 by

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Johnson Women in Tech to Host Upcoming NYC Conference

Later this week, students from Cornell’s SC Johnson College of Business will host a conference in New York City aimed at bringing more women into the tech industry. Johnson Women in Technology (JWiT) co-chairs and second-year MBA students Tejaswini (TJ) Marathe and Kathryn Ruth Bartlett led the organization of the JWiT Conference, which will... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 21, 2017 by

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Grads Praise MBA for Helping Land Jobs, Increase Pay, Expand Horizons

In a survey this past fall of 1,000 business school graduates from the Class of 2016, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, found that the vast majority is highly satisfied with the decision to seek an MBA. For starters, more than one in four graduates surveyed... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 16, 2017 by

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Are LBS MBA Grads Falling Out of Love With Finance?

London Business School (LBS) MBA graduates are seeing higher salaries and increased hiring rates, but their love of the finance industry seems to be waning. According to the 2016 London Business School employment report, MBA grads are heading into the financial sector at the lowest rate in five years. Now, to be... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2017 by

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MBA Admissions Mashup: Harvard’s IFCs & Interning at Amex

Every Wednesday, we share a roundup of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we take a look at an internship experience at American Express, opportunities to practice newly learned skills in the field and three reasons why applying to business school is... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 9, 2017 by

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Where McCombs MBAs Are Snagging Jobs

Many students pursue an MBA with one goal—to improve their career opportunities. Whether you’re leveraging an MBA to transition into a different industry or to move up within your current company, it’s important to get a return on your academic (and financial) investment. So, how do you know if a... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2017 by

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UCLA Anderson and the Entertainment Industry: Two Peas in a Pod

Los Angeles is often called the “Creative Capital of the World” – fitting, with every six residents of the city working in a creative industry. In fact, there are more artists, writers, filmmakers, actors, dancers, and musicians living and working in L.A. than in any other city at any time... Read more »

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