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Last Updated Jul 15, 2021 by

Tuck Alumnus Creates Scholarship to Inspire Students From Japan

Everyone wants to look in the mirror and be proud of who they have become. To do so, people need paths to become the person they want to see. Though there are many different avenues one can take, many people choose the path of an MBA program. MBA programs are... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 2, 2021 by

Supporting LGBTQ+ Students: Saïd Business School Partners With Reaching Out MBA

Saïd Business School at Oxford University has partnered with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) to develop a fellowship program designed to support LGBTQ+ students and candidates. The goals of the ROMBA fellowship are to help LGBTQ+ students become the leaders of tomorrow, provide a unique global network for LGBTQ+ MBA students,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2021 by

Wharton Joins AltFinance, a $90M Investment in HBCUs

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is investing in the promise of alternative finance to bring diversity to the financial industry. The business school has partnered with Apollo Global Management, Ares Management, and Oaktree Capital Management to launch the $90 million AltFinance: Investing in Black Futures™, an initiative that... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 22, 2021 by

New DeFi Toolkit: Wharton Professor & World Economic Forum Collaboration

At the peak in May, over $80 billion in digital assets were locked into Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, applications (i.e., MyEtherWallet and BurnerWallet) generally as liquidity or collateral supporting various services. Due to this new phenomenon, DeFi became a major development in global finance. However, many policy makers and other... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 17, 2021 by

HBS Announces Need-based Application Fee Waiver

MBA applicants to the Class of 2024 at Harvard Business School can request a need-based waiver of the $250 application fee. HBS first piloted this option in the 2020-2021 admissions season and were pleased with the support. As a result, HBS plans to keep it as a part of ongoing... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 16, 2021 by

Stanford MBA Students Use Social Innovation to Drive Change

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business offers many opportunities to MBA students, one of them being the Social Innovation Fellowship (SIF). This fellowship is designed to support emerging entrepreneurs who want to start a high-impact business that addresses a pressing social or environmental need. As the selected fellows test and implement... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 2, 2021 by

Goizueta Business School Launches Master of Analytical Finance Degree

Emory’s Goizueta Business School is officially announcing that it will be introducing a Master of Analytical Finance degree starting in the Fall 2022 semester. This new degree is being led by Kirsten Travers-UyHam, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance. With the financial market evolving so quickly nowadays, she recently saw a... Read more »

Last Updated May 26, 2021 by

Building Momentum: Diversity and Entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford GSB has a goal to build a dynamic global community of entrepreneurs and leaders with a common purpose to change the world. In an effort to do so, they recently sponsored a virtual conference, Building Momentum: Diversity and Entrepreneurship, and encouraged entrepreneurs to participate.... Read more »

Last Updated May 26, 2021 by

University of Pennsylvania Receives $5M Bitcoin Donation to Support Financial Innovation at Wharton

The University of Pennsylvania has received an anonymous $5 million bitcoin donation — the largest cryptocurrency gift the University has ever received — which will be used to support the intersection of finance and technology at The Wharton School. According to a University announcement, the bitcoin donation will support the... Read more »

Last Updated May 14, 2021 by

Wharton Venture Lab Announces Virtual Startup Challenge Winner

University of Pennsylvania students recently competed for $135,000 in prizes in The Wharton School’s 2021 Venture Lab Virtual Startup Challenge. The competition invited student teams from across the Penn community to present their start-up ideas. In response, Penn students from the Wharton School, The College of Arts and Sciences, The... Read more »

Last Updated May 13, 2021 by

Triple Accreditation & New Online MBA at WashU Olin School of Business

The Olin School of Business at the Washington University in St. Louis recently announced a couple of milestones. First, they have earned triple accreditation. Additionally, the school will be launching an Online MBA program in January 2022. Earning Triple Accreditation If a business school is accredited, it means that their... Read more »

Last Updated May 5, 2021 by

Michigan Ross Receives $1M Gift for Business+Impact Initiative

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has received a $1 million donation from the gracious Applebaum Family Philanthropy. The mission of the Applebaum Family Philanthropy is to provide invaluable opportunities and experiences to the next generation, and this thoughtful gift is dedicated to doing... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 29, 2021 by

Video Recap: MBA Recruiting Intel from Bain and J.P. Morgan

It’s never too early to start thinking about recruiting…or is it? We spoke with Keith Bevans, Global Head of Consultant Recruiting at Bain & Co., and Lauren Birnie, Vice President, Head of Firmwide MBA Recruiting at J.P. Morgan to discuss just that. Clear Admit and the MBA recruiting reps from... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2021 by

What Can MBA Applicants Expect During the Upcoming Admissions Season?

The Upcoming MBA Admissions Season The COVID-19 pandemic has forced students and schools worldwide to change plans and adapt in the midst of a constantly shifting health and economic crisis. The consequences of those changes and adjustments will have an impact on MBA admissions for the foreseeable future. As the... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2021 by

A Debrief of March Madness: Post-MBA Employer Edition

In March 2021, we selected 32 notable companies to go head-to-head in our first-ever Post-MBA Employer Edition of March Madness. These firms were selected and seeded into the bracket based on their popularity with Clear Admit’s registered users – so we had our own predictions about how things would unfold.... Read more »

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