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Last Updated Jul 2, 2018 by

Cornell Johnson Women Turn Out in Droves at Forté Conference

Each year, the Forté Foundation hosts the two-day MBA Women’s Leadership Conference. This year’s event was held in Atlanta at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, and a record number of women MBA students from Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Business attended. Not only did Johnson have its most impressive... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 29, 2018 by

Renowned Economics Professor Laura Tyson to Serve as Berkeley Haas Interim Dean

Economics Professor Laura D’Andrea Tyson will serve as interim dean of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business starting July 1st, Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced yesterday. Tyson, who joined the Haas faculty in 1990, succeeds Dean Richard Lyons, who is stepping down after 11 years in the role. Tyson is... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2018 by

Dean Judy Olian Leaves UCLA Anderson

Dean Judy Olian conferred degrees upon graduating MBA students at UCLA Anderson School of Management earlier this month, marking the end of an era. Beginning July 1st, Olian will step into a new role as president of Quinnipiac University. Describing her time at UCLA Anderson as “a privilege and a joy,” Olian... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 by

UVA Darden Announces New Early Action Round, Expanded Scholarships, and More

This week, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced the kick off of its 2018 application season for the full-time MBA Class of 2021. Along with this announcement, the school unveiled a new admissions calendar and several updates to the admissions process. There’s now a new early action... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: HBS Faculty Honored for Sustainability, Stanford GSB Hosts Seminar on Navigating Polarized Topics, INSEAD Launches Women’s Big Ideas Initiative, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of June 21, 2018. HBS Faculty Win Prize for MBA Elective... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 20, 2018 by

MBA Applicants Hold High Expectations for Business School Admissions Process, Survey Finds

According to the 2018 MBA Applicant Survey conducted by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), MBA applicants expect a lot from business schools as they make their way through the admissions process. Not only do they want the schools themselves to be more transparent—including providing status updates, feedback, and... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 19, 2018 by

State-of-the-Art Marion Anderson Hall to Launch UCLA Anderson into the Future

Last fall, UCLA Anderson School of Management broke ground on Marion Anderson Hall, a new state-of-the-art facility designed as a “blueprint for the future” of the school. Developed in response to the dramatic expansion in programming, student body, and faculty that UCLA Anderson has experienced in the past 23 years,... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 by

Kellogg Admissions Director Shares Insights on 2019 MBA Application

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is one of several leading business schools to release its 2019-2020 MBA application online within the last week. At Kellogg, deadlines for the upcoming admission season are as follow: September 19, 2018 January 9, 2019 April 10, 2019 To help you get started, Director of Admissions Melissa... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: Yale SOM Students Tackle Gender Disparity, Haas Delves Deep into Blockchain, and Wharton Alumni Receive Fellowships

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of June 14, 2018. MBA Students at Yale SOM Tackle Workplace... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 13, 2018 by

Leading Business School Admissions Directors Share Pro Tips for Applicants in Unique May Events

Admissions directors from seven leading business schools convened last month for MBA admissions events in San Francisco and Washington, DC, giving prospective applicants an unusual opportunity to learn more about how to navigate the admissions process directly from the people who know best. Clear Admit Editor-in-Chief Jeanette Brown peppered representatives... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 12, 2018 by

UPenn Collaborates with Ripple on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

To support academic research, technical development, and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and ledger technology, the University of Pennsylvania earlier this month announced the launch of the Ripple Project at Penn. The project is a new collaboration between the Wharton School, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Ripple, a blockchain-based... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 12, 2018 by

These Four Attributes Will Help You Get into Tuck’s MBA Program

Nice guys finish last? Not so if you’re an applicant to the MBA program at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Tuck’s admissions director yesterday outlined new, simplified criteria for evaluating MBA applicants—part of the school’s continuing commitment to being as open and transparent in its admissions process as possible. When... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 11, 2018 by

NYU Stern Reinstates November Deadline Amid Other Slight Shifts, Maintains Popular “Pick Six” Essay

NYU Stern School of Business today becomes the latest school to share its 2018-2019 MBA admissions deadlines and essay questions, including a few changes from last year. We caught up with Isser Gallogly, Stern associate dean, MBA admissions and program innovation, to get the latest. Here’s what we learned. For... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 by

Wharton: New Essay, New MBA Admissions Director?

Late last week, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School revealed its essay questions for the 2018-19 MBA admissions season, including a change to the second prompt. Instead of the prompt it has used for the past several years—in which candidates are asked to describe how they will contribute to the... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 by

How These Stanford GSB Students Broke the Rules with Their MBA Summer Internships

For many business school students, there’s a simple formula where summer internships are concerned. Target a company where you aspire to work, recruit successfully for a summer internship, perform well and show your smarts. Voilá, come summer’s end, you’ve landed your post-MBA job. Especially in some industries—consulting and investment banking,... Read more »

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