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Last Updated May 23, 2019 by

Wharton and WorkingNation Discuss Closing the Data Analytics Gap

What’s the next step for employers and educators who want to move the data analytics field forward? That’s the question that top industry leaders and educators discussed during a Wharton town hall titled, “The Future is Now: Closing the Data Analytics Skills Gap.” Put together by the Wharton Customer Analytics... Read more »

Last Updated May 23, 2019 by

Cambridge Judge Business School Hosts Eighth Annual Business in Africa Conference

Every year, MBA students who have a passion for Africa get together to organize the annual Business in Africa Conference at Cambridge Judge Business School. In its eighth year, the conference attracts business leaders, students, and professionals from all over, and is one of the largest annual conferences held at... Read more »

Last Updated May 16, 2019 by

Inside the Kellogg Greater China Business Conference

China is the world’s second largest economy and a crucial player in global business. What happens within China’s business communities impacts business in the rest of the world. That’s why, each year, Northwestern Kellogg hosts the Greater China Business Conference. During the conference, companies share their vision for China and... Read more »

Last Updated May 10, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: My First-Year Tuck Project with Authentica, India

One of the major perks of an MBA is the opportunity to practice in an international business environment. On site, MBAs develop new strategies to adapt to distinct cultural norms and do business under very different sociopolitical circumstances than the ones to which they are accustomed. While most MBA programs... Read more »

Last Updated May 9, 2019 by

Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge

The 2018-2019 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge took place on May 3rd with 27 teams from across Penn to compete for a chance to win $135,000 in cash and prizes.  Eliot Ingram, who has more than 21 years of experience in MBA admissions and is the founder of Clear Admit,... Read more »

Last Updated May 7, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 11 Replay: Clear Admit’s 12-Step Program for Early Bird MBA Applicants

Looking to get an early start on your MBA applications for the 2019-2020 application season? Clear Admit’s Co-Founder Graham Richmond outlines a 12-step program for early bird MBA applicants in this podcast. By getting the ball rolling this far in advance, you’re already setting yourself up for success. Richmond’s suggested... Read more »

Last Updated May 3, 2019 by

Inside the Cornell Johnson Welcome Weekend for Two-Year MBA Students

Each year, business schools host “Welcome Weekends,” during which new MBA admits go to campus for a preview of life to come as full-time residents and students.  In April,  Cornell Johnson hosted their version of a welcome weekend, known as Destination Johnson (DJ).  The school welcomed 140 new full-time MBA... Read more »

Last Updated May 2, 2019 by

Alumnus Gift Funds Chicago Booth Marketing Professorship and More

In recognition of the many ways that Chicago Booth has impacted his career, Jim Kilts (Booth MBA ’74) recently make a $4.25 million donation to create the Kilts Family Professorship and the Kilts Faculty Research Prize for Excellence in Marketing. His gift will also go toward providing additional support for... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: The Hardest Thing of the MBA So Far: Learning to Unlearn to Understand the Impact Investing Space

No doubt spurred by the growing conversation about climate change and corporate social responsibility (or lack thereof), one industry that has many in the MBA community buzzing is impact investing. Current Oxford Saïd MBA student Alma C. Gutierrez Toledano recently took to the Saïd blog to discuss how she has... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2019 by

Cornell Johnson Commits to Teaching Corporate Sustainability

While Cornell Johnson has been committed to corporate sustainability for decades, the urgency to engage in its practices and principles feels like it has been ramping up lately.  As Mark Milstein, clinical professor of management and director of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Johnson says, “Politically, you can choose to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 25, 2019 by

HBS Announces New Venture Competition Finalists in Social Entrepreneurship Track

Each year, the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition brings together the best and the brightest to compete for $300,000 in cash prizes. Designed for both HBS students and alumni, the competition offers two tracks: the Business Track and the Social Enterprise Track. Both tracks require teams to present a... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2019 by

Berkeley Haas MBA Students Fight the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap is still alive and well in business, particularly in the tech industry. At least that’s what Christina Chavez, a ’19 Berkeley Haas MBA student, discovered when she logged into an online compensation board named Blind while working at Microsoft a few years ago. There was a... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2019 by

Harvard Business School on Entrepreneurship Funding

There’s no doubt that entrepreneurs are innovative and have a ton of grit. Unfortunately, according to Harvard Business School assistant professor Andy Wu, that determination and creativity doesn’t always translate into funding. Often, entrepreneurs are short-sighted when it comes to where to find funding. And while there are discussions and... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 9 Replay: How to Decide Between Business Schools as an Admitted Student

For some prospective MBA applicants turned admitted students, the choice of where to attend business school is a no-brainer. If you applied and were accepted to your first-choice school, it may be as easy as breaking out the bubbly and sending in your deposit; or perhaps you got accepted at... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 12, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Cornell Johnson Park Perspectives, From Internship to Mentorship

There has been much digital ink spilled on these pages about the value of MBA networks, post-graduation. However, one of the most crucial aspects of the business school experience has to do with peer networks that emerge during MBA programs. Peer mentorship relationships between first- and second-year students can make... Read more »

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