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Last Updated Apr 19, 2021 by

What Can MBA Applicants Expect During the Upcoming Admissions Season?

The Upcoming MBA Admissions Season The COVID-19 pandemic has forced students and schools worldwide to change plans and adapt in the midst of a constantly shifting health and economic crisis. The consequences of those changes and adjustments will have an impact on MBA admissions for the foreseeable future. As the... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2021 by

A Debrief of March Madness: Post-MBA Employer Edition

In March 2021, we selected 32 notable companies to go head-to-head in our first-ever Post-MBA Employer Edition of March Madness. These firms were selected and seeded into the bracket based on their popularity with Clear Admit’s registered users – so we had our own predictions about how things would unfold.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 15, 2021 by

Stanford MSx Class of 2021: Profile in Resilience & Purpose

Stanford GSB’s MSx program is a mid-career one-year, full-time master’s degree program that traditionally begins in July at the Knight Management Center. Mike Hochleutner, director of admissions for the MSx program, told Clear Admit: “The MSx program itself is a very unique program that blends full-time business education with a particular... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 8, 2021 by

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Women Belong In ‘A Place Like This’

What’s A Nice Girl Like You Doing In A Place Like This? Fifty years ago, five young and ambitious women were admitted into the MBA program at Stanford University — three of them being Susan Phillips, Anne Thornton, and Barbara West. At first, their presence was unusual to faculty, administrators,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 2, 2021 by

HEC Paris Launches New Initiative to Empower Female Entrepreneurs in Green Transition

HEC Paris, an international business school located in France, has decided to partner with the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society and Procter and Gamble (P&G) to start an ambitious initiative called #WomenEntrepreneurs4Good accelerator program. This initiative is designed to inspire women to innovate, grow, and foster their female... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 30, 2021 by

U.S. News 2022 Business School Rankings: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 Best Business Schools Rankings. Despite a rather tumultuous year in world events, this year’s results in the MBA rankings realm remain largely unchanged. Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked number one this year, no longer sharing the top spot with the Wharton School,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 25, 2021 by

Professor at Kellogg Nominated to Join President Biden’s Treasury Department

Ben Harris, Associate Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University President Joe Biden publicly announced his intent to nominate Ben Harris as assistant secretary for economic policy at the Treasury Department on March 11, 2021. Harris, an Associate Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, holds a... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 23, 2021 by

Celebrating Women’s History Month With More INSEAD Alumnae

To mark Women’s History Month in 2021, INSEAD’s Limitless Campaign celebrates women entrepreneurs and role models who conquered obstacles and cast aside barriers to achieve success. INSEAD launched the Limitless Campaign as part of its Gender Initiative toward advancing gender balance.  Meet three INSEAD alumnae who exemplify the spirit and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 21, 2021 by

Northwestern Kellogg Hits Fundraising Milestone of $500 Million

Thanks to the recent $5 million gift from Michael ’88 JD, MBA and Cari Sacks, Northwestern Kellogg has surpassed their fundraising campaign milestone of $500 million. Kellogg’s Transforming Together campaign is part of the University-wide “We Will” Campaign, dedicated to advancing education at the institution. The school’s flagship Global Hub... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 20, 2021 by

The Wharton School & Deloitte Partner to Advance Inclusive Leadership

“What are the barriers to inclusive leadership?” The Wharton School recently announced a partnership with Deloitte, a consulting and advisory company, to research and resolve this pressing question. The school and firm plan to collaborate to gain a more nuanced understanding of effective sponsorship and mentorship of minorities. Their efforts... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 18, 2021 by

Wharton Professor Named Next Director of Cambridge Judge Business School

Professor Mauro F. Guillén of the Wharton School will assume the role of Director of Cambridge Judge Business School on September 1, 2021. He succeeds Professor Christoph Loch, who had a successful decade of service to the business school. Mauro Guillén, Wharton Professor & New Director of Cambridge Judge Professor... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 17, 2021 by

Join the Club: Clear Admit’s First Clubhouse Event!

The MBA Admissions Club, created by Clear Admit, is holding its first event in the Clubhouse app on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12pm ET. Hosts Graham Richmond and Alex Brown will share Round 2 decision updates, offer admissions tips, and facilitate an open and collaborative conversation about the business... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2021 by

Georgetown University Ranks Second in Graduating Women Entering Venture Capital

Georgetown University has placed second among universities graduating women entering venture capital, according to a study conducted by Different Funds. Different Funds, an investment firm specializing in venture capital, organized a comprehensive report on the dynamic of women from venture capital firms. The report analyzed the careers, geography, and education... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 14, 2021 by

New Business & Society Institute at Emory Goizueta Tackles Inequality, Climate Change

In early March, Emory Goizueta launched The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute, renaming Social Enterprise at Goizueta. The new name represents an elevated commitment to social and environmental impact from the business school and The Goizueta Foundation. Furthermore, the Institute creates interdisciplinary study that explores the connections between... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2021 by

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA Alumni Startups Tackle COVID-19 Challenges

Whether in the hospital or at home, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that can only be resolved with innovation and determination. In this special feature, four Johnson Cornell Tech MBA alumni discuss how the companies they have launched introduce solutions to obstacles during the pandemic. Enroute Facilitates Patient Care... Read more »

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