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Last Updated Oct 19, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 10 Things I Learned During My First Month in the MS/MBA Program

Fridays from the Frontline Dual-degree master’s programs are incredibly enticing to students looking to distinguish themselves in their career pursuits. The combination of an MBA and a specialize master’s degree in engineering is proving particularly hot right now. Harvard Business School (HBS) welcomed its inaugural MS/MBA class to campus this fall... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

Real Humans of the Cornell Johnson MBA Class of 2020

Did you hit “submit” on an application to Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management this week? If so, congrats! Or maybe you’re aiming for the November Round deadline, November 15th? In either case, a look this year’s incoming MBA  class provides valuable insights into the school. There are 280 students... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2018 by

LIMITED TIME: Add to MBA VisitWire & enter to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Have you visited a top MBA program? Last month we announced the launch of our newest applicant resource, Clear Admit’s MBA VisitWire, an admissions tool designed to help MBA candidates learn more about their target schools by reading about the campus visit experiences of others. We were so thrilled to have... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 5, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: UC Berkeley Haas Professor on How to Shape Culture to Foster Gender Equity

Fridays from the Frontline Lots of U.S. companies are focused on attracting more female employees, and yet many still struggle to create inclusive cultures that encourage those women to stick around. Today’s Friday from the Frontline comes to us from Dr. Kellie McElhaney, a distinguished teaching fellow at the UC... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 25, 2018 by

Real Humans of the MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is so renowned for the brilliant STEM minds it consistently produces that it can be easy to overlook that it’s also home to the MIT Sloan School of Management, of the world’s premier business institutions. Across disciplines, MIT seeks out only the highest caliber students.... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2018 by

Real Humans of the INSEAD MBA Class of 2019 J

INSEAD has a legitimate claim as the business school of the world. Founded in 1957 outside of Paris, INSEAD today serves students at its three campuses in Fontainebleau, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, as well as through its alliances with various institutions around the globe. One of INSEAD’s major selling points... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2018 by

U.S. H-1B Visa Premium Processing Suspension Extended

For those hoping to quickly secure themselves an H-1B visa, the wait just got a bit longer. Last March, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that premium processing for H-1B visa applications would be suspended until September 10, 2018. That suspension, however, was extended until February 19, 2019, according... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2018 by

How Can You Make the Most of an Upcoming Campus Visit?

Sponsored Content While visiting campus isn’t required by most business schools, it’s still an excellent idea. An MBA campus visit will not only give you a better idea of what life would be like as a student of that school, but it also can provide you with valuable application material... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Embracing Entrepreneurship and the HBS Asian-American Community

Fridays from the Frontline Recent Harvard Business School (HBS) alumus Wilson Kyi (MBA ’18) hosts a popular podcast called Fish Sauce, which is dedicated to “the unique traits and viewpoints Asian-Americans bring to entrepreneurship.” According to Kyi, the podcast was a natural outgrowth of the cross-cultural community that the Asian-American Business... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 12, 2018 by

Incoming MBA Class at Darden Boasts Record-High GMAT Score

Like many of its peer schools, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business rolled out the red carpet in recent weeks for all 335 members of its MBA Class of 2020. Dean Scott Beardsley pledged to the students assembled in the packed Abbott Auditorium that Darden “will work to ensure... Read more »