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Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

Real Humans of the Cornell Johnson MBA Class of 2020

Did you hit “submit” on an application to Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management this week? If so, congrats! Or maybe you’re aiming for the November Round deadline, November 15th? In either case, a look this year’s incoming MBA  class provides valuable insights into the school. There are 280 students... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

Did You Get Un-Invited to Interview at Columbia? LiveWire Entries Reveal You’re Not Alone

Anyone who has used Clear Admit’s MBA LiveWire already knows this. The real-time updates provided by candidates as they move through the admissions process at leading business schools has offered a new degree of transparency into the processes at individual schools. Including when they experience hiccups—as was the case earlier... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: NYU Stern & Georgetown McDonough Launch Inaugural Venture Labs, IESE Introduces Flex MBA Durations, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of October 11, 2018. NYU Stern’s Creative Destruction Lab-NYC Accepts... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2018 by

Inside the Consortium Application (Early Deadline Oct. 15th)

413! That’s how many full-tuition scholarships the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management awarded in 2017 to promising MBA applicants through its Consortium Fellows program. The Consortium, a nonprofit organization established in 1966 to increase access for diverse candidates in America, offers merit-based, full-tuition scholarships to any of its 19... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 5, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Expands Deferred Admission MBA Program to All College Students

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced this week that it has expanded its deferred admission MBA program. Previously limited to undergraduates at the University of Chicago, it is now open to any student in their final year of study at any undergraduate institution. Chicago Booth Scholars The Chicago... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 5, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: UC Berkeley Haas Professor on How to Shape Culture to Foster Gender Equity

Fridays from the Frontline Lots of U.S. companies are focused on attracting more female employees, and yet many still struggle to create inclusive cultures that encourage those women to stick around. Today’s Friday from the Frontline comes to us from Dr. Kellie McElhaney, a distinguished teaching fellow at the UC... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 4, 2018 by

Wharton Receives $50M Alumni Gift, Largest Single Gift in School’s History

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School this week announced its largest-ever single gift, from alumnus Marc J. Rowan (W’84 & WG’85) and his wife Carolyn. The generous $50 million gift will help attract new world-class faculty and support the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), a groundbreaking program on economic policy analysis.... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 4, 2018 by

Has the MBA Lost Its Luster? GMAC Application Trends Survey Sheds Some Light

Declining application volume at U.S. business schools made the headlines when the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released the findings of its annual application trends survey earlier this week (10/1). “Applications Down at 70 Percent of U.S. MBA Programs—Including Harvard,” broadcast one news outlet. And it’s true. The GMAC data... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 3, 2018 by

New Dean Will Lead Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Economist and labor market scholar Kevin F. Hallock has been appointed dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business beginning December 15th, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced yesterday afternoon. The Cornell College of Business, formed in early 2016, integrates the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, the School of Hotel... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2018 by

More Artificial Intelligence Case Studies Coming to Harvard Business School

Thanks to a $5 million gift from 1972 MBA alumnus Stephen A. Schwarzman—chairman, CEO, and co-founder of multinational private equity asset management and financial services firm Blackstone—more artificial intelligence–focused case studies are coming to Harvard Business School (HBS). The donation will help the school explore the implications of AI on... Read more »