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Last Updated Sep 21, 2018 by

MIT Sloan Tackles Nike’s Kaepernick Gamble

Shortly after sports manufacturing giant Nike decided to bring on the continually controversial Colin Kaepernick as part of a recent advertising campaign, conversation surrounding the company exploded. For many, the move came off as a huge gamble. But professors at MIT Sloan School of Management argue that it was all about... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 20, 2018 by

HBS R1 Interview Notification Dates Revealed

Are you anxiously awaiting an interview invitation after applying in Round 1 this year to Harvard Business School (HBS)? In case you haven’t already heard, HBS has shared details about its upcoming interview notifications. In a recent post to his Direct from the Director blog, HBS Managing Director of Admissions... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2018 by

Columbia Business School Dean Hubbard Steps Down After 15 Years

After 15 years, Glenn Hubbard, the dean of Columbia Business School (CBS), has announced he will be stepping down from his position. Columbia University president Lee C. Bollinger made the resignation announcement, which will be effective on June 30, 2019. After that point, Hubbard will resume his faculty role as a professor... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2018 by

Introducing the MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2020

MIT Sloan School of Management earlier this month welcomed its diverse and exceptional MBA Class of 2020 to campus. This year, like every year, the students who make up the class come from a range of backgrounds and bring varied experiences. All told, MIT Sloan admitted 409 students for the Class of... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2018 by

$90 Million Raised at Michigan Ross to Support Student Scholarships

In 2013, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business identified student scholarships as one of its top fundraising priorities. Five years later, the Victors for Michigan capital campaign has raised more than $90 million to support initiatives that will increase the number of scholarships available to students. In the 2017-18... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2018 by

More Columbia Business School MBA Students Learn to Code

Like every other elite business school worth its salt, Columbia Business School (CBS)has seen a huge surge in student interest in programming and analytics courses. It started three years ago when Costis Maglaras, the chair of the Decision, Risk & Operations division of CBS, oversaw development of a new analytics... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 13, 2018 by

Real Humans of Duke Fuqua’s MBA Class of 2020

As the MBA Class of 2020 prepares for its first semester on campus at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, we at Clear Admit are excited to feature profiles from incoming students as part of the second in our ongoing series called the Real Humans of the MBA Class of 2020.... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 12, 2018 by

Incoming MBA Class at Darden Boasts Record-High GMAT Score

Like many of its peer schools, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business rolled out the red carpet in recent weeks for all 335 members of its MBA Class of 2020. Dean Scott Beardsley pledged to the students assembled in the packed Abbott Auditorium that Darden “will work to ensure... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 11, 2018 by

Tuck Reports Application Volume Uptick, More International Students, Record-Setting Women in Class of 2020

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business today became the latest in a string of business schools to share statistics for its incoming Class of 2020, but its headline news comes in contrast to reports from almost every other peer in the United States. At Tuck, application volume was up year over... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 11, 2018 by

Applications Down 4.5 Percent at HBS, But Applicant Quality Remains High

The release of the Harvard Business School (HBS) Class of 2020 profile statistics last week revealed that the Boston school—like many of its U.S. peers—saw a decrease in overall application volume, but median GMAT score and GPA remained unchanged from the prior year at 730 and 3.71 respectively. The admit... Read more »

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