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Last Updated Jan 23, 2019 by

H1-B Visa Challenges and Post-MBA Industry Employment Outlook

Immigration is currently in a precarious place in the United States. While the media tends to focus on asylum and family separation, the Trump administration has taken aim at the H-1B visa program. As Clear Admit outlined here, the H-1B is necessary for any foreign-born individuals who want to work... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: RE:creation triumph at C4Bi competition

Fridays from the Frontline Case competitions, those hubs of innovation for student entrepreneurs, are unsung components of the MBA experience. They are opportunities for novices to explore the depths of their imaginations, experiment with new methodologies, and see if their discoveries resonate with a panel of experts. Case competitions are... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 14, 2019 by

Real Humans of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Class of 2020

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is celebrating its 100th birthday this week. Through the decades of development and evolution in business education, the school has grown in tandem with its core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Over 4,000 alumni enjoy careers... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 14, 2019 by

Jumpstart your MBA journey: The MBA Tour North America

The MBA Tour North America: MBA & Business Master’s Conferences   Our friends over at the MBA Tour are back on the road again. Meet University of Southern California, Boston University, University of Cambridge, IESE, HEC Montréal, & more top Business Programs! Join them in a city near you: Los... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 11, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Microsoft Women in Tech Challenge 2018

Fridays from the Frontline Last year’s cryptocurrency explosion brought to the forefront a fact that can no longer be negotiated in the business school community: the divide between tech and business has all but been erased. Prospective business school students now demand programs that equip them with the hard skills... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 7, 2019 by

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, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Notes and Lessons Learnt from the Wharton Exchange

INSEAD student Tommy Mehl MBA ‘19, a native of Buenos Aires and self-described “cryptocurrencies” nerd, took part in the Wharton Exchange and had much to say about his P4 experience with Clear Admit’s West Philadelphia neighbor. The following post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, the... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 2, 2019 by

Why Finding the School with the Right Culture Matters

Sponsored Content For UNC Kenan-Flagler alumna Norra Jabbour (MBA ’14), landing a job with Goldman Sachs is at the top of her list of greatest professional achievements. Norra Jabbour (UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA ’14) “I never thought I’d have the opportunity to work at a place like this,” says Jabbour, a... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 2, 2019 by

Fisher College of Business Transforms MBA Experience at Ohio State

Sponsored Content The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business is transforming its Master of Business Administration programs. The college just completed a comprehensive redesign of the Full-Time MBA program, which takes advantage of Fisher’s strong relationships with employers and recruiters to cultivate career competencies sought by organizations. “Continuous innovation... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 1, 2019 by

Happy New Year from Clear Admit!

May 2019 bring swift finishes to your applications and many MBA acceptance calls! If you’ll be tackling admissions essays, be sure to see our Essay Topic Analysis for tips.  You may even wish to peruse DecisionWire or LiveWire to catch up with the latest buzz about this admissions season. No... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 31, 2018 by

Real Humans of Rochester Simon’s MBA Class of 2020

The University of Rochester’s Simon Business School has risen to prominence recently as the first U.S. business school to receive STEM designation for its full-time MBA program. Alongside a STEM-designated option, Simon places emphasis on experiential learning. Students are required to take a project-based consulting course, during which they work in... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 28, 2018 by

Getting the Most Out of Your MBA Networking at Cornell Johnson

Sponsored Content If you want to get the most out of your Cornell SC Johnson Graduate School of Management MBA program, then networking needs to play a key role in your experience. The good news is that the school offers a range of opportunities and advice for making the making... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 28, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 6 Reflections on My First Year

First-year MBA students often get so wrapped up in the hoopla of class and campus life that they neglect to see the big picture—including the fact that they’re in the frame.  There’s been a lot of digital ink spilled on these pages about the assorted networking and internship opportunities embedded... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 21, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: This Time for Africa: LBS Students in Johannesburg

The week-long Global Business Experience (GBE) is one of London Business School’s major selling points, offering MBA students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the business cultures of Israel, India, China, Peru, Myanmar, South Africa, or Brazil. According to LBS, GBEs consist of “faculty briefings, guest speakers, site visits, workshops,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 20, 2018 by

Duke Fuqua Talks MBA Networking that Actually Works

Sponsored Content We love to meet new people and expand our personal network, but we know it’s not always easy. That’s why we talked to Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business to determine how the school can help. Whether it’s by attending a multi-school event or meeting a diverse set... Read more »

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