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Last Updated Jul 16, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: New MBA Scholarships at LBS, Tuck Announces Interview Dates, HBS Recommends Summer Podcasts, and MIT Sloan Introduces New Faculty

Each week, we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest updates from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of July 15, 2019. London Business School Announces New Full-Time MBA Scholarships... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Brief: Dartmouth / Tuck

For this installment in our ongoing series, MBA Admissions Brief, we turn to the admissions office of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.  Luke Anthony Peña has been the Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid there for a few years now, but still vividly remembers the highs... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 10, 2019 by

Amid Burgeoning Online MBA Programs, Why Build? HBS Dean Discusses Value of Physical Campus

As the world increasingly moves toward the digital, why is it essential to invest in physical spaces? HBS Dean Nitin Nohria Last fall Harvard Business School opened its newest building Klarman Hall. It’s a gigantic space that joins several recently opened facilities, including Tata Hall and the Ruth Mulan Chu... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 3, 2019 by

Two Consortium Members Create New Diversity Conference at Texas McCombs

When Ashley Fox and DeAndrea Staes were MBA students at UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business, they both served in various leadership capacities within The Consortium. As students, they intentionally worked to advance diversity and inclusion across the campus, in line with the mission of The Consortium.  Their efforts culminated... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 2, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Brief: INSEAD

In our ongoing new series, MBA Admissions Brief, we bring you tips and insights from leading business schools about the MBA admissions process. We are going international with this installment, as we hear from the prestigious institution, INSEAD; namely, Virginie Fougea, who is the Global Director of Admissions and Financial Aid... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Brief: Yale School of Management

For our next installment of MBA Admissions Brief, which brings you application advice and program insights directly from leading business schools’ admissions, we hear from Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, CT. Bruce Delmonico, Assistant Dean of Admissions DelMonico has been... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2019 by

The Online MBA: An Increasingly Competitive Alternative

For busy career professionals who can’t afford to take time off of work or who travel or live away from a world-class university, an Online MBA program is a viable option. The latest programs offer incredible flexibility, rigorous curriculum, and a very comparable experience to an in-person MBA. So, it... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 28, 2019 by

New Dean Named at Columbia Business School

Dr. Costis Maglaras will assume the role of dean of Columbia Business School, effective July 1st.  This appointment comes about a year after Glenn Hubbard, who served as dean for 15 years, announced he would be stepping down. High Praise from the President Dr. Costis Maglaras, 16th Dean of Columbia... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 27, 2019 by

Meet the New Senior Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions at Northwestern Kellogg

Renee Cherubin is the new senior director of Northwestern Kellogg’s Full-Time MBA admissions. In her role, she’ll be responsible for driving applications, leading the admissions team, and bringing insight to the entire process. Cherubin’s goal is to evolve Kellogg’s Full-Time admissions work and to bring a new perspective to the... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 26, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Brief: Duke / Fuqua

This edition of MBA Admissions Brief takes us to Durham, North Carolina, where Associate Dean of Admissions, Shari Hubert, walks us through opportunities and features of the MBA at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions Hubert is responsible for overseeing recruitment and... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2019 by

Dean Geoff Garrett Says “Farewell” to Wharton for USC Marshall

As you may have heard, the Dean of the Wharton School, Geoff Garrett, is leaving for the USC Marshall School of Business next year.  After Penn announced the news, Garrett also reached out to bid farewell to alumni. Penn Announces Garrett’s Departure with High Praise Earlier this month, Penn President... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2019 by

Calling All Admits: Share Your Journey on Clear Admit’s MBA DecisionWire

We’d like to offer hearty congratulations to all who gained admission to their top choices and encourage you to share which business school you plan to attend this Fall. MBA DecisionWire was designed to let MBA applicants, students and alumni share more information with their peers—specifically about where they decide... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2019 by

LiveWire Insight: GPA and GMAT Standards Appear Unchanged Despite Lower MBA Application Volume

Last week, we shared our LiveWire data-based hunch that 2018-2019 was another slow year for applications to full-time, two-year MBA programs. Based on those results, we were curious as to whether we would see this reflected in the GPA and GMAT scores of applicants who report good news from leading... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 20, 2019 by

Wharton MBA Team Wins National Business Case Competition

Every year, the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) National Business Case Competition challenges students from the top graduate schools in the nation to offer a solution to an oil and gas industry challenge. Sponsored and hosted by Exxon Mobil, the competition offers a $35,000 cash award to the winner and an... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 20, 2019 by

Things to Do at Yale SOM This Summer from the Assistant Dean of Admissions

What’s summer like at Yale SOM? Bruce DelMonico, the assistant dean of admissions, offers suggestions and opportunities for students to learn more about the school and New Haven over the summer. Summer Social While most current Yale SOM students are interning in cities around the globe, there are still opportunities... Read more »

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