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Last Updated Sep 21, 2020 by

USC MBA Class Profile: Domestic Diversity in the Marshall Class of 2022

The USC Marshall School of Business full-time MBA Class of 2022 profile is an example of how the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are not always apparent on the surface. While this year’s incoming students numbered 217—nearly identical to the 2019 class size—the student demographics are far different. Here are... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2020 by

MIT Sloan Waives Standardized Testing for 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle

MIT’s Sloan School of Management has opted to waive the GMAT and GRE requirement for the 2020-2021 MBA admissions cycle. While the school maintains that standardized tests are important to the evaluation process, the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic are too numerous and widespread to justify the requirement... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 15, 2020 by

UC Berkeley MBA Class Profile 2022: A Cultivated Mix of Backgrounds and Aspirations

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Class of 2022 officially kicked off the fall semester on August 24th, 2020. This year’s incoming UC Berkeley MBA class profile reveals students coming from a wide array of professional and academic backgrounds. Here are some key elements of the profile: UC Berkeley MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2020 by

NYU MBA Class Profile: Academic Achievement Highs for the Stern Class of 2022

We continue our round-up of the characteristics and highlights of new MBA classes, this time at the NYU Stern School of Business. NYU’s MBA class profile for Stern students includes some record-breaking academic highlights for the school, despite the entering class being around 10 percent smaller than usual. Here are... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 10, 2020 by

HBS Class Profile: A New Way of Looking at Harvard’s MBA Class of 2022

Harvard Business School released its profile of the Class of 2022, one which is noticeably smaller than previous years. The HBS class profile statistics represent the 732 students that were admitted and also chose to enter in the Fall of 2020 rather than take a deferral, which was offered in... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 8, 2020 by

Wharton MBA Class Profile: The Class of 2022 Takes Shape Amid COVID-19

The Wharton School has released its MBA Class of 2022 profile. This year, the 916-member class is one of the largest in school history and came from the largest pool of applicants in a decade. Thanks in part to extended deadlines and relaxed testing requirements in the wake of the... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 3, 2020 by

Tuck Class Profile: A Record-Breaking Class of 2022

The updated Tuck class profile, reflecting the characteristics of Tuck Business School’s 289-member MBA Class of 2022, reveals an international cohort of men and women who hail from a diverse array of employers and academic backgrounds. This year’s incoming class enters at an unconventional time, and their demographics point to the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 21, 2020 by

Wharton MBA Program Shifts from Hybrid Model to Mostly Remote Learning for Fall 2020

In light of recent surges in Covid-19 cases in Philadelphia and around the U.S., the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School announced on Friday, July 31st, that the planned hybrid models in place since June were no longer viable. Instead, the fall semester will be conducted remotely, with a... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 20, 2020 by

Kellogg Announces New Joint Degree in Business & Tech, MBAi

At Northwestern University, the Kellogg School of Management has announced a new joint degree, called the MBAi, in partnership with the McCormick School of Engineering. The MBAi is an accelerated, five-quarter program that combines the study of management principles and technical strategic management. Candidates for the MBAi joint degree will... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 17, 2020 by

Business Schools Taking the Initiative to Increase Diversity in MBA Programs

Business schools across the U.S. are renewing efforts to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of their MBA programs. In the wake of protests following the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd in police custody, college campuses—much like the rest of America—are being forced to reckon with systemic racism and... 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 14, 2020 by

Business Schools Begin to Announce Fall 2020 Plans

With ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, evolving government mandates, and public health concerns, many business schools are heading into the fall semester with contingency plans for the fluid situation they expect to face. Some MBA programs remain mum about what the fall semester might look like, but others have... 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 »

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