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Last Updated Mar 29, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 4 Lessons from My Microsoft Internship

Internships are where MBAs-to-be can apply the theoretical skills they’ve cultivated in the classroom, and also places where connections and careers are made. Make an impression at your dream company as an MBA and who knows? You might find yourself being invited to working closely with the C-Suite after graduation.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 26, 2019 by

Reviewing the Undergraduate Admissions Scandal—Could it Happen with MBA Programs?

Earlier this month, dozens of people were caught greasing the wheels of undergraduate admissions.  Parents funneled a combined total of $25 million through a college admissions consultant, William “Rick” Singer, to athletic coaches and test proctors, all with the aim of gaining admission for their children to an elite undergrad... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 22, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: WBA Presidents Reflect on Gender Equity and Alliance at Kellogg

At many elite MBA programs, like Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, the conversation around gender has seeped into how the curriculum is being designed so MBA graduates from across the entire gender spectrum are better equipped to do business.  Student organizations play a pronounced role, rallying to support female-identified MBAs... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2019 by

International Women’s Day in the Business School Community

Each year, the business school community takes extra time on International Women’s Day to promote gender parity and celebrate women.  Given the plethora of events and related research, we’re rounding up what the top business schools are doing as shared on Twitter. A picture from Cornell / Johnson summarized International... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Tuck’s OnSite Global Consulting Takes a Closer Look at China’s Running Culture

As we enter the third decade of the Asian Century, Stateside MBA programs are taking strides to find ways to embed themselves and their students in Asian markets. One clear method to gain a foothold in any market—or at the very least get a lay of the land—is through cultural immersion.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 4, 2019 by

Top Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs Geared Toward Younger Candidates

Most of the time, full-time MBA programs require work experience to apply and, overall, class averages of professional experience land close to five years. Rarely are programs open to younger candidates who are still pursuing their undergraduate degrees. However, that all changes when it comes to deferred enrollment programs. These... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2019 by

Fridays From The Frontline: Park Perspectives: 3 Tips for Maintaining Long-distance Relationships during Business School

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this week’s Fridays from the Frontline highlights advice on relationships during b-school.  While candy hearts and teddy bears are sweet signs of love, it takes more than tokens to maintain a long-distance relationship—particularly with the added stress and time consumption of a full-time MBA. ... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Student Perspectives

There’s no way to sugarcoat the fact that the first year of any MBA program is overwhelming. Even for the brave souls who can hit the ground running no matter how new or strange the situation, there is the simple transition from a full-time work schedule into a full-time student... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 6, 2019 by

Real Humans of SMU Cox’s MBA Class of 2020

In the minds of many, Dallas is embodied by three cultural artifacts: the Cowboys, the JFK assassination, and the 80s soap opera. But on the ground, Dallas is a bustling city of business in the heart of the Lone Star State. Jobs are booming, and the future is looking bright.... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 25, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Reflections from Round 1 Interviews at Chicago Booth

We here at Clear Admit pride ourselves on the clarity we give prospective b-schoolers on elite MBA programs. But we also know that there’s only so much you can glean about an MBA program from the outside, which is why we often encourage MBA hopefuls to arrange campus visits, talk... Read more »

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 »

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