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Last Updated Nov 15, 2019 by

Financial Times on the Rise of Asian Business Schools

Asia is emerging as an epicenter for quality business education, particularly in China, Singapore, and India, according to a recent Financial Times article. While Asian business schools are younger than their Western counterparts—for example, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology was established in 1991 while INSEAD was founded in... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2019 by

Veterans Honored at Harvard Business School

The annual Harvard Business School Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) Veterans Day event honored those who are serving and have served in the military. Veterans make up 4 percent of the MBA cohort and, according to Zeita Merchant, a US Coast Guard Commander and current National Security Fellow at Harvard... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 8, 2019 by

The Reinvention of the MBA from The Economist

Following the release of their 2019 ranking of full-time MBA programs, The Economist took a closer look at the management education and business landscape.  Overall, there are signs of a shift in the U.S. towards “new capitalism”—instead of just focusing on profits, young professionals are expected to look at the... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 7, 2019 by

HBS Dean Nitin Nohria to Step Down

After 10 years of service, Dean Nitin Nohria will be stepping down from his post at Harvard Business School in June 2020. Nohria shared the following in a message to the HBS community: “I am writing to let you know that I will step down as Dean of Harvard Business... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 7, 2019 by

Recent MBA Application Volume Declines at Top Schools Present an Opportunity for Applicants

As reported in The Wall Street Journal last month, even the leading U.S. MBA programs are seeing a decrease in applications to their full-time MBA programs. Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and MIT Sloan all saw five percent to seven percent drops in their MBA application volume... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 6, 2019 by

Women’s MBA Enrollment is Up per Forté Foundation

The Forté Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing women in business, just released some good news: A greater percentage of women than ever before are enrolled in full-time MBA programs in the U.S. This year, female enrollment in full-time MBA programs neared 39 percent on average in the U.S.,... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 5, 2019 by

Bloomberg Businessweek Ranks Best Business Schools in the U.S. 2019-2020

Stanford Graduate School of Business is the two-time, back-to-back top ranking program of the Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-School list for U.S. programs. While the meteoric rise of Dartmouth / Tuck from 19th to 2nd may seem jarring, they are no stranger to the top 10 and had landed in 7th... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 4, 2019 by

Wharton MBA Class of 2019 Earns Higher Salaries and Chooses More Diverse Careers

The Wharton School released its MBA Careers Report for the Class of 2019, revealing an increase in compensation as well as some changing job interests. A few highlights: A significant (11 percent) increase in median base salary— from $135,000 to $150,000 from 2018 to 2019. Increased interest in venture capital... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 1, 2019 by

Consulting Industry Insights from Dartmouth Tuck Alumni

Around a third of each Dartmouth Tuck class of MBA graduates go into consulting, with about a fifth joining the big three: McKinsey, Bain, and Boston Consulting Group. Tuck’s executive director of Career Services, Stephen Pidgeon T ’07, says “Tuck’s focus on the general management curriculum gives students a broad... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2019 by

Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion Interview Prompt 2019-2020

The prompt for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion (TBD) is below.  The exercise for the 2019-2020 admissions season focuses on Tangen Hall (pictured), Wharton’s first on-campus space dedicated to student entrepreneurship and innovation activities. “Entrepreneurship and innovation are at the forefront of Wharton’s focus for the future of the school. Last year, the... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2019 by

Tuck School of Business to Host Free Webinar on November 5th – “What Makes Tuck Distinct”

Join Amy Mitson, the Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Marketing, from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and discover what makes Tuck distinct. Clear Admit and Tuck will host this free webinar, that takes attendees on an insider look at some of the major advantages that Tuck can offer... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 24, 2019 by

Insights into Michigan Ross MBA Grads’ Record Employment Rate

Michigan Ross School of Business just released its 2019 MBA Employment Report. It revealed that Ross graduates were more employable than ever, with an all-time high of 96 percent of graduates accepting jobs within three months. Key Employment Statistics for the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2019 Other key employment... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 24, 2019 by

Wharton Directors Dig into New MBA Class of 2021 Profile

The Wharton School’s Director of Admissions Blair Mannix and Director of Student Life Eddie Banks-Crosson recently shared deeper insights into the class profile of the new MBA Class of 2021.  To begin, the latest group of candidates is closer to gender parity than ever before. This year, 47 percent of... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2019 by

Coming Soon: The Economist 2019 Best MBA Ranking

*Update 10/31/19: The 2019 Economist best MBA rankings are out! See the latest rankings here.* The Economist should be releasing their 2019 ranking of the best MBA programs any day now.  In light of that, we’re taking a look back at last year’s ranking, and considering what we may see... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 18, 2019 by

Employment Report: NYU Stern MBA Class of 2019 Graduates Set Record for Earnings and More

This week, NYU Stern released its employment report for the full-time MBA Class of 2019. It was an excellent year for the graduating class, with some impressive increases. Specifically, median salaries increased 12 percent over last year, reaching an all-time high of $140,000. At the same time, the employment rate... Read more »

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