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Last Updated Apr 12, 2013 by

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Spotlights Student Startups

An MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business made the case for why business school can be an ideal place for entrepreneurs to get startups off the ground as part of an article in Forbes this week. At the Haas School of Business at the University of California... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2013 by

Current Chicago Booth Student Touts Value of MBA for Entrepreneurs

An MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business this week shared her perspective in Forbes on why an MBA makes sense for entrepreneurs. Stella Fayman, who is concurrently launching a startup while pursuing an MBA at Booth, wrote in part in response to an op-ed earlier... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 8, 2013 by

INSEAD Expands International Reach with New Abu Dhabi Module

INSEAD, with campuses in France and Singapore, boasted a global MBA program well before many other top business schools began to establish satellites for their programs in regions around the world. Having now added a new Abu Dhabi module to its core MBA program, INSEAD is expanding its international reach... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 5, 2013 by

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Dean Reminds MBA Students the Internship Isn’t Everything

Sunil Kumar, dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is quick to remind his students not to shortchange their actual academic experience during the first year of their MBA program in furious pursuit of a summer internship, according to a recent Economist article. Acknowledging that competition is... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 4, 2013 by

Harvard Business School Celebrates Fifty Years of Women with the W50 Summit

Today and tomorrow, April 4th and 5th, Harvard Business School (HBS) is hosting a summit designed to help accelerate the advancement of women leaders who make a difference in the world. Called the W50 Summit, the two-day event is part of a year-long celebration marking the 50th anniversary of women... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 1, 2013 by

Carnegie Mellon University Establishes New Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)’s Tepper School of Business and School of Computer Science will partner to establish a new, joint Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) in an effort to help transform university research and projects into commercial enterprises, the university announced last month. The new CIE will combine Tepper’s... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 26, 2013 by

Clear Admit Co-Founders Quoted in National, Local Press on Group Interviews for MBA Admissions

Clear Admit co-founders Graham Richmond and Eliot Ingram contributed to articles this week in both the national and local press, sharing their expertise in the MBA space and advising prospective applicants on how to prepare for the group interview component that some top schools are choosing to include as part... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2013 by

Admission into Harvard Business School with a 570 GMAT Score? Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond Shares How It Might Happen

Harvard Business School (HBS), which publicly discloses the range of GMAT scores by enrolled students every year, got folks in the MBA admissions world talking when it revealed that a student with a score of 570 will be part of next year’s class. How could someone who scored 160 points... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2013 by

Clear Admit’s Kevin Chen Gives Advice to Asian MBA Applicants Targeting Top Business Schools

Navigating the MBA admissions process in the United States and Europe is a tricky task, even for applicants familiar with the expectations of the Western academic and corporate cultures. However, the process presents special challenges for East Asian applicants, who often possess cultural assumptions that can work to their disadvantage.... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 19, 2013 by

Clear Admit’s Stacey Oyler Sheds Light On MBA Summer Internship Hiring Process At Top Firms Like McKinsey

It’s first-year internship recruiting season at business schools across the United States. As students scramble to line up interviews with potential employers, they confront a complex process made even more complicated by the demands of their first-year core coursework and other campus commitments. Last week, Clear Admit spoke with Stacey... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 7, 2012 by

Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond Weighs in on CEIBS in Wall Street Journal Article

The Wall Street Journal devoted a recent feature to the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), turning to Clear Admit co-founder Graham Richmond for his view on how well the Shanghai school has managed to raise its global profile. CEIBS, which opened 18 years ago, stepped up its efforts last... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 26, 2012 by

Clear Admit Co-Founder Graham Richmond Contributes to Wall Street Journal Article on MIT Sloan’s Oversubscribed Incoming Class

The Wall Street Journal consulted Clear Admit co-founder Graham Richmond as part of an article today about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Sloan School of Management, which has given scholarships to a handful of students scheduled to enter this fall in exchange for their agreeing to defer for a... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 25, 2012 by

Clear Admit’s Stacey Oyler Featured in Article on Harvard Business School’s Application Changes

Marking yesterday’s round one application deadline at Harvard Business School (HBS), Poets&Quants today ran an article asking admissions consultants how the applicants they worked with on this year’s application to HBS felt about the school’s move to reduce its required essays from four to two. According to the P&Q report,... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2012 by

Clear Admit’s Stacey Oyler Featured in Article on Business School Admissions Staffers Turned Admissions Consultants

Stacey Oyler, a senior admissions counselor here at Clear Admit who came to us from the admissions office at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, was recently featured prominently in a Poets&Quants article about that very topic – namely, former admissions committee members at top MBA programs who become admissions consultants... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 2, 2012 by

One-Year MBA? Two-Year MBA? Pros and Cons

Preference for one-year MBA programs – common at European business schools, but traditionally less so at U.S. schools – is growing among prospective U.S. and Canadian applicants, according to an article this week in the Wall Street Journal. Lean economic times make the benefits of shorter programs, including lower tuition... Read more »

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