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Last Updated Jan 22, 2019 by

HBS Round 2 Interview Invites to Go Out in Two Waves Next Week

Chad Losee, Harvard Business School (HBS) managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid, took to his blog to share details about the school’s upcoming scheduled release of interview invitations to Round 2 applicants. “On January 28 and 31, we will send out our Round 2 invitations to interview,” he wrote.... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2019 by

GMAC Acquires The MBA Tour

This week, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced the acquisition of The MBA Tour, a well-recognized brand dedicated to supporting business schools’ global recruiting efforts. The goal of the purchase is to foster greater dialogue between business schools and candidates by leveraging GMAC’s data and digital assets. “The acquisition... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2019 by

New Forté Foundation Study Reviews MBA Impact for Women and Minorities

What’s the MBA impact for women and minorities? That’s the question that the Forté Foundation set out to answer in their most recent study. Key Study Insights After surveying 900 male and female MBA alumni who graduated between 2005 and 2017, they found mixed results. While an MBA might boost... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 7, 2019 by

Entrepreneurship and the Zell Lurie Institute at Michigan / Ross

Clear Admit recently spoke with Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at Michigan / Ross. Our conversation was both insightful and in-depth, digging into details of entrepreneurial offerings at Ross and also covering the general value of entrepreneurship.  Whether you’re launching your own company or... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 3, 2019 by

MIT Sloan Experts Talk Business in 2019

What can you expect from the business world in 2019? Professors and lecturers from MIT / Sloan discuss seven businesses to keep an eye on in the New Year. Here’s what they had to say. Digital Transformation’s Impact on Human Capital Senior lecturer Sharmila Chatterjee stated that she would be... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 2, 2019 by

Columbia Business School Professor Provides Insight Into Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, according to the latest Marist Poll, one-third will fail. So, how do you make sure you succeed? Columbia Business School professor of business Gita Johar has advice for holding fast to your goals. Her trick: “Make it painful to... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 31, 2018 by

The Value of an MBA Even with the Rise of the Specialized Master’s

Sponsored Content In recent years, there’s been a media frenzy about the decline of MBA applications. The Wall Street Journal wrote about American business schools struggling to lure young professionals, while Fortune wrote about MBA applications declining even at the most elite institutions. The consensus is that MBA applications are... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 24, 2018 by

Harvard Business School Explains the Need to Nurture Free Trade

While global free trade is clearly a good idea and necessary to our ultimate success, it’s important to remember that it’s not the natural order of things. It needs to be nurtured, tended, and maintained over time to survive. To get a better idea of what this looks like, Harvard... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 20, 2018 by

Stanford GSB Employment Report Reveals Record Salaries & Employers

For the fourth year in a row, Stanford GSB MBA graduates earned record high salaries with the mean base salary reaching $145,559. According to the 2018 Employment Report, this broke last year’s record compensation. On top of that, this year Stanford GSB grads also received jobs from a record 421... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 17, 2018 by

Podcast Episode 9 Replay: How to Decide Between Business Schools as an Admitted Student

For some prospective MBA applicants turned admitted students, the choice of where to attend business school is a no-brainer. If you applied and were accepted to your first-choice school, it may be as easy as breaking out the bubbly and sending in your deposit. Of perhaps you got accepted at... Read more »