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Last Updated Jul 31, 2020 by

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 27-31, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 29, 2020 by

HBS Announces Virtual Admissions Interviews for 2020-2021 Season

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Harvard Business School announced that all admissions interviews for the 2020-2021 application season will take place virtually. In a message on the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee shared the following: “I have said it before—the interview is... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 27, 2020 by

Stanford GSB Announces Action Plan for Racial Equity

Following their pledge to stand against racism and social injustice, Stanford GSB leadership announced the Stanford GSB Action Plan for Racial Equity today. The plan’s initiatives include the goals of increased representation, building a culture of inclusion and belonging, making positive change beyond the school, and leadership accountability. Read on... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 23, 2020 by

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 20-24, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2020 by

Friday Refresh: New and Updated Resources, July Roundup

Welcome to Friday Refresh, a weekly roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, admissions news and recommendation questions from the month of July. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2020 by

Press Play: Enjoy Video Content From MBATUBE

If you’ve been spending time on our school profile pages lately, you might have noticed new video content! Clear Admit is excited to announce a special partnership with MBATUBE, the official video portal for MBA education. to increase the breadth of our MBA admissions related content and share in MBATUBE’s... Read more »

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 »

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