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Last Updated Aug 19, 2019 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Blair Mannix of Wharton

While you may have recently enjoyed her podcast with Clear Admit or her Real Humans profile, Blair Mannix, the director of admissions at the Wharton School, has plenty more to share about the leading MBA program. While she has been a member of the Wharton MBA Admissions team and admissions committee... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 19, 2019 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Shelly Heinrich of Georgetown McDonough

“You do an MBA because you want the ROI; you ultimately want to gain your ideal career,” says Shelly Heinrich, the associate dean of MBA admissions and director of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.  She joins us for our ongoing series, Admissions Director Q&A, to reveal how the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2019 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Margaret O’Neill of Cambridge Judge Business School

We are excited to kick off our Admissions Director Q&As for the 2019-2020 MBA admissions season!  Admissions committee members will be shedding light on the admissions process, program changes and new developments in the dynamic field of graduate management admissions. This year, we start the series with insights from Margaret... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 14, 2019 by

Register for the 2019 Forté MBA Forums for Women

Registration is open for the 2019 Forté MBA Forums.  Designed for women considering an MBA, the Forums provide an ideal opportunity to learn more about the value of an MBA from admissions reps, alumnae, and current students at top business schools. Open to all women—career changers, college students planning the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 14, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: Harvard and Yale Talk MBA Applications, Financing Tips from Tuck, and More from Ross and Darden

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest updates from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of August 12, 2019. Harvard Business School Runs Round 1 Reminder We’re... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 8, 2019 by

UVA Darden Students Share MBA Application Advice

Current MBA students are one of the best resources for learning what it takes to get accepted into your target business school.  They are recent applicants themselves and, therefore, know what it takes to stand out in the process. At UVA Darden, rising Second Year students shared a blog filled... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 8, 2019 by

First-Generation MBA Students at Oxford Saïd Reflect on Higher Education

Many difficulties can be associated with being a first-generation MBA student.  Oxford Saïd students recount such challenges as coming from an impoverished background or attempting to explain school to family without a frame of reference; however, many have transcended the challenges of being first-generation thanks to the diverse cohort in... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 1, 2019 by

Cornell Johnson Wins Consortium TEAM Trophy Award

To win the Consortium’s Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) Trophy Award, peers at member schools must demonstrate a keen commitment to the organization’s mission to “enhance diversity and inclusion in global business education and leadership.” This year—and for the third time since the launch of the award in 2004—Cornell Johnson... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 1, 2019 by

Meet the NYU Stern Class of 2021: Diverse and Highly Academically-Inclined

NYU Stern got a jump start on introducing their Full-Time MBA Class of 2021. This week, they released their preliminary class profile on their admissions website. Of the 3,518 applicants hoping to join the NYU Stern Class of 2021, only 919 were admitted and 359 enrolled, for a 26 percent... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 25, 2019 by

Register for the 2019 Forté MBA Forums for Women

Registration is open for the 2019 Forté MBA Forums.  Designed for women considering an MBA, the Forums provide an ideal opportunity to learn more about the value of an MBA from admissions reps, alumnae, and current students at top business schools. Open to all women—career changers, college students planning the... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 18, 2019 by

Columbia MBA Students Discuss Leadership and Impact in the Nonprofit Sector

If you’re looking for professional development opportunities and ways to make an impact, serving on a nonprofit board might be the perfect outlet. At least that’s what many Columbia Business School students are discovering. The latest trend at CBS is joining a junior board of directors for nonprofit governance. What... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 18, 2019 by

Yale MBA Students Share Advice on Applying to Business School

Every MBA student shares at least one experience—the application process.  It can feel like you’re setting out to climb a mountain in the early stages—figuring out target schools, tracking deadlines, brainstorming essays, securing recommenders and more.  To help current MBA hopefuls, Yale SOM MBA students gathered their top advice for... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: New MBA Scholarships at LBS, Tuck Announces Interview Dates, HBS Recommends Summer Podcasts, and MIT Sloan Introduces New Faculty

Each week, we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest updates from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of July 15, 2019. London Business School Announces New Full-Time MBA Scholarships... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Brief: Dartmouth / Tuck

For this installment in our ongoing series, MBA Admissions Brief, we turn to the admissions office of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.  Luke Anthony Peña has been the Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid there for a few years now, but still vividly remembers the highs... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 10, 2019 by

Amid Burgeoning Online MBA Programs, Why Build? HBS Dean Discusses Value of Physical Campus

As the world increasingly moves toward the digital, why is it essential to invest in physical spaces? HBS Dean Nitin Nohria Last fall Harvard Business School opened its newest building Klarman Hall. It’s a gigantic space that joins several recently opened facilities, including Tata Hall and the Ruth Mulan Chu... Read more »

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