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Last Updated Jul 2, 2020 by

The Forté Foundation’s Annual MBA Women’s Leadership Conference

Over 1,600 people attended the Forté Foundation’s annual MBA Women’s Leadership Conference, which ran June 12th and 13th this year. Held virtually for the first time in Forté’s history, the event set an attendance record with more than double the attendance of 2019’s sold-out conference. As a non-profit dedicated to... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2020 by

The Deferred Enrollment Program at Columbia Business School

As a college senior or graduate student, your path up until this point has likely been laid out relatively clearly for years—course schedules, weekly assignments, credit requirements, etc.  Now, with graduation finally in sight, what will be your next step?  What will you need to thrive in a global economy—not... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 11, 2020 by

Stanford GSB Plans for Post-COVID-19 Future

After months of social distancing and business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been catching glimpses of our old lives lately—dining outside at our favorite restaurants, unfurling our coziest blankets at our local beach. These hints of normalcy, however, belie the deeper economic and social impact of the disease,... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 9, 2020 by

Wharton HQ Developed as New Platform for Spring Welcome Weekend

For newly admitted MBA students, spring is a time to get to know their future campus and fellow classmates at Welcome Weekends. During these events, students as well as their spouses or partners convene on campus to begin building relationships and getting a feel for a school’s culture.  The coronavirus... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 9, 2020 by

Letters from the Deans: George Floyd, Community & Calls to Action

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has sparked a national revolution, as people in every state take to the streets in protest, demanding systemic changes to ensure justice and equality.  Business school deans have reached out to their school communities, expressing grief and anger as well as delivering calls... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 4, 2020 by

Wharton Prism Fellowship Awards Leader in LGBTQIA+ Community

The Wharton School kicked off Pride Month by announcing the first recipient of their new Prism Fellowship, which is designated for an outstanding MBA student who is both a member of and demonstrates leadership in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.  The inaugural recipient of the Prism Fellowship is Colan Wang,... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 3, 2020 by

HBS Reduces Class Size for Fall 2020

Harvard Business School is expecting 720 MBA students to enroll this fall, which is roughly 20 percent smaller than its typical class size of around 930. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, students accepted for the Class of 2022 had until June 1st to submit a request to... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 2, 2020 by

You’re Invited to Clear Admit’s MBA Admissions Academy

Calling all business school applicants targeting Fall 2021: We’re launching a webinar series this summer – the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Academy – and you’re invited! Your dedicated admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, will be hosting a series of six webinars to teach you everything you’ll need to... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 1, 2020 by

Michigan Ross Launches New Internship Program & More amid COVID-19 Pandemic

During business school, a summer internship offers invaluable real-world experience, illuminates lessons learned in the classroom and provides a foot in the door at target post-MBA firms.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the availability of internships typically offered to MBA students has taken a hit.  In response to these trying... Read more »

Last Updated May 29, 2020 by

Top 6 Tips for Deferred Enrollment MBA Applicants

Undergraduate seniors and full-time graduate students without work experience can take advantage of the deferred enrollment option offered by several MBA programs.  Deferred enrollment means that you can apply to business school now, secure your acceptance and then matriculate in two to five years when the time is right for... Read more »

Last Updated May 28, 2020 by

Why Now is a Great Time to Apply to Business School

Through the toughest of times, business education can provide answers and solutions that not only heal economies, but uplift societies.  The skills offered through an MBA—from finance and analytics, to leadership, management and more—can also empower you to be nimble in times of uncertainty, and prepare you for any business... Read more »

Last Updated May 14, 2020 by

MBA Students Host Virtual Game Show to Raise Funds for Doctors Without Borders

Let’s get ready to… fundraaaaaaaise!  The MBA Battle Royale, a virtual game show featuring students from leading business schools, will raise funds for Doctors Without Borders this Saturday, May 16th at 8 p.m. EST.  Tickets are on sale now for $12, $25, $50 or however much more you’d like to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 30, 2020 by

Forté Foundation Annual Impact Report – Diversity & Women in Business

The Forté Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in business, and, according to their Annual Impact Report of 2019, they’ve excelled in their mission. The business landscape for women is one of underrepresentation. When it comes to S&P 500 companies, less than six percent of CEOs and... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 27, 2020 by

Admitted HBS MBA Students Can Now Defer Due to COVID-19

The crisp campus air, the collegiate atmosphere, a new city and surroundings, study groups, house parties, club meetings, new networks—the list of exciting and educational business school experiences goes on and on.  Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to hamper plans for on-campus matriculation in the fall of 2020 due to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 23, 2020 by

Stride Funding and a Better Way to Finance Your MBA

Sponsored Content Whether you are currently celebrating acceptance letters or just starting to consider business school, you will need to plan for covering the cost of your MBA. Tuition for full-time MBA programs at top business schools can range from $60,000 to over $80,000 a year. For instance, tuition alone... Read more »

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