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Last Updated Jan 22, 2018 by

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Watch Now! CEIBS Webinar – “Ready for the China Challenge”

On January 11th, Clear Admit was pleased to partner with CEIBS to offer an informative webinar entitled “CEIBS – Ready for the China Challenge”.  The webinar was led by Christina Mou, a CEIBS alumnus who is CEIBS’ Admissions and Marketing Manager for the MBA program and by Christopher Day a... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 22, 2018 by

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Why More Harvard MBAs Are Choosing Careers in Politics Straight Out of School

There’s no doubt that politics and public service have been hot topics since the November 2016 election. These subjects have dominated news stories and talk shows across the country. And, according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, politics and public service are also moving up as career choices... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2018 by

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The MBA Ethics Debate: Top Schools Tackle Sexual Harassment, NFL Protests, and More

Should business schools teach ethics and social responsibility? In the past, top MBA programs stuck to a fairly typical curriculum: finance, marketing, accounting, economics. And while those topics still comprise the core of most MBA programs, they’re now only a part of the whole. Beyond allowing MBA students to focus... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2018 by

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Is Retail Dead or Evolving? A UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Student Discusses What She’s Seeing

Dire assessments about the future of retail have been plaguing the industry for years. You’ve probably even heard the phrase “retail is dead” bandied around. But according to Areti Moustakis, a second-year MBA student at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, reports of retail’s death have been greatly... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2018 by

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Current Oil Prices Offer Lesson in Supply and Demand, Rice Business Prof Breaks It Down

As the New York Times reported yesterday, oil prices briefly passed $70 a barrel more than once last week—the first time since December 2014. Chances are good you’re feeling those increases at the pump or as you try to keep your house warm if you live in any of the... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 15, 2018 by

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Carnegie Tepper Launches New MS in Business Analytics

In response to workforce demand for employees with more analytical skills and business knowledge, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has launched a new online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree. The goal of its distinctive curriculum is to help fill the 2.7 million job openings... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 10, 2018 by

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Are Tech Giants in Trouble in 2018? Why One LBS Prof Thinks They Could Be

Last year, tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook already started facing new regulations and pushback from government officials. For example, last November, the State of Missouri launched an investigation into Google to see if it had violated antitrust and consumer protection laws. Julian Birkinshaw, a professor of strategy... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 8, 2018 by

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Admissions Tip: Background Checks

With a slew of schools releasing their R1 notifications just before the holidays, we know that many of our readers will be asking about the background checks conducted by leading programs. Here are some quick facts to help explain the process: 1. What are background checks? Background checks involve the... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 4, 2018 by

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Learn By Doing: The Manchester Business School MBA Program Method

Sponsored Content How do you choose the MBA program for you? There are many good or great business schools, and every school claims top scores in some area. Some schools rank highly on the annual Financial Times list while others claim the fame of highly sought-after research. The trick is... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 4, 2018 by

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Beyond Business School: Emory Goizueta MBA Alumni Make Waves

One of the key quality indicators of an MBA program is its alumni. By looking at a school’s alumni, you can get a sense of the kinds of individuals who are drawn to the program, the impact the program can have on your future career, and the type of network... Read more »

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