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Last Updated Feb 19, 2020 by

Emory Goizueta Introduces Early MBA Admission Program

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School has joined other leading programs in opening up an early admissions option for college seniors.  Prospective students from any institution can secure their spot in the One-Year MBA, Two-Year MBA, or Evening MBA class in the spring, and then defer matriculating for two to five... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 13, 2020 by

UVA Darden Alumni Career Services Critique Career Books

From the business section of the bookstore, UVA Darden Alumni Career Services shared their reviews of what career-oriented books the b-school community should pick up and which ones they may prefer to pass on. The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger Jen Coleman, executive director of The Armstrong Center... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 6, 2020 by

Haas Alum Discusses Inclusion and Accessibility on Business School Campuses

Alvaro Silberstein MBA ’17 chose to attend the Berkeley Haas School of Business not only for its proximity to Silicon Valley and educational strengths, but also because the school had a proud history of helping students with disabilities. Silberstein, who has used a wheelchair since the age of 18 due... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 5, 2020 by

MBA News You Need: Northwestern Kellogg Deferred MBA, Berkeley Haas App Advice, & more from Yale, Cambridge, & Texas

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest: Northwestern Kellogg announces their new deferred MBA enrollment program; Berkeley Haas offers tips on letters of recommendations; Yale SOM talks about... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 5, 2020 by

Real Humans of BCG: Lauren Rodgers, Northwestern Kellogg ’19, Consultant

Chances are, if your post-MBA goals are in consulting, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is on your list of target firms. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Boston, MA, they are a leader in the industry and a member of the Big Three or MBB. BCG employs more than 18,000 people... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 4, 2020 by

New Features! Like & Sort More on the Clear Admit Wires

We love seeing the lively community on Clear Admit, and are excited to highlight some new added features to MBA ApplyWire, MBA LiveWire and MBA DecisionWire to make these admissions tools more engaging and useful for top-tier MBA candidates. For anyone unfamiliar with the “Wires,” MBA hopefuls can share their... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 30, 2020 by

Northwestern Kellogg Professor Explores Value of Super Bowl Ads

Every year, millions upon millions of dollars are spent on Super Bowl ads. The average reported entry cost for just a 30-second commercial is $5.6 million, and that doesn’t include any production costs. For 60-second and 90-second commercial spots, the costs can reach as high as $10 to $20 million!... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 27, 2020 by

Harvard Reclaims Top Spot in Financial Times 2020 Global MBA Rankings

The Financial Times released their 2020 Global MBA rankings this week. Harvard Business School reclaimed the #1 position—after a four-year absence from the top spot. Wharton also surpassed last year’s top seed (Stanford GSB) to land in second place. Stanford GSB, which has held the top position for several years, fell to third in the... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 24, 2020 by

Inside the Updates to Dartmouth Tuck MBA Core Curriculum

The new refined curriculum at Dartmouth Tuck began in earnest last summer with the arrival of the Class of 2021. The goal was to improve the core curriculum with more integrated courses and programs to lay a better foundation for future learning. The update began after a multi-year review conducted... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 20, 2020 by

New STEM Track in Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA Program

Starting in the Fall of 2020, Michigan Ross will offer its Full-Time MBA students a new STEM-designated track. The new track focuses on quantitative management and business analytics across industries and is ideal for students interested in pursuing STEM-related business careers. “Our new STEM track will leverage the world-renowned general... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2020 by

HBS Breaks Down 7 Skills for Managing Teams

What does it take to manage a team effectively? In one of Harvard Business School’s most recent Business Insights blog posts, they breaks down the seven key skills needed to rally your employees and work toward common goals. Whether you’re a newly elected leader or a seasoned executive, you can... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 16, 2020 by

Cornell Johnson MBA Class of 2019 Employment Report

The Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management recently shared the employment report for their Two-Year MBA Class of 2019.  Of the 282 graduates, 264 sought full-time employment post-MBA. Of those individuals seeking job opportunities, 94 percent received offers within three months of graduation, and 93 percent accepted. According to David B.... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 16, 2020 by

HBS Announces Timing of Round 2 Interview Invitations

Harvard Business School’s managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid, Chad Losee, posted to the Direct from the Director blog to update Round 2 applicants about next steps—in particular interview invitations. He wrote, “On our end, we are a week into reading your applications and have been enjoying getting to... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 10, 2020 by

Certificate in Sustainable Business Launched at Georgetown McDonough

Georgetown McDonough MBA students interested in embracing environmental, social, and governance programs now have the option of a new MBA Certificate in Sustainable Business. The Certificate, available to both Full-Time and Flex MBA students starting this season, will prepare graduates to address the social and environmental challenges facing the business... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 9, 2020 by

Wharton Director of Admissions Debunks 10 Myths About the MBA Program

If you’ve considered applying to Wharton’s MBA program, you’ve probably been inundated with information—not all of it true. To clarify fact from fiction, Blair Mannix, the Wharton MBA Director of Admissions, recently wrote a blog debunking the 10 most common myths about the application process. Read on for a summary... Read more »

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