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Last Updated Dec 5, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: LBS Announces Innovation Winners, HBS Works on Enterprise Research Campus, MIT Sloan Studies False News, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news you need that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of December 3, 2018. London Business School Announces... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 5, 2018 by

What Makes the Dartmouth Tuck MBA Distinctive?

Ranked #10 by the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools, Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business offers one of the top MBA programs in the country. It’s ranked sixth by The Economist, fifth by Forbes, and #16 by the Financial Times, due to the program’s intimate... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 30, 2018 by

Northwestern Kellogg 2018 Employment Report Reveals Increasing Interest in Tech and the West Coast

Last week, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management released its 2018 Employment Report revealing a record number of graduates going into the tech industry (28 percent) and more companies hiring Kellogg talent than ever before. Other highlights include a growing number of graduates headed to the West Coast for jobs (around... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 29, 2018 by

Dartmouth Tuck 2018 Employment Report Shows High Employment Rates, Base Salaries, and Increased Tech Industry Interest

2018 was a solid year for the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business. According to their 2018 Employment Report, 96 percent of graduates received a job offer within three months of graduation. Other highlights include an increased interest in the tech industry with a record number of graduates securing a tech... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 21, 2018 by

Professors at Wharton and University of San Francisco Discuss Amazon’s HQ2 Decision

Did Amazon make the right decision for its new HQ2 locations in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia? That’s what Wharton professor Susan Wachter and University of San Francisco professor William Riggs discussed in the latest Wharton podcast. They took a look at the impact of Amazon’s decision... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 19, 2018 by

NFL Players Association Helps Players Pursuing Their MBA

When you spend seasons on end playing game after game, what sounds exciting to an NFL player? Something different that allows you to take your education one step further. At least that’s the case for Stephen Gostkowski and a couple of his teammates on the New England Patriots who are... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 15, 2018 by

Wharton Begins Round 1 Interviews with Team Based Discussion Preparation Tips

Round 1 MBA applications at Wharton recently came to a close with interview invitations sent out on October 30. If you were invited this round, or you receive an invitation in a later round, you have two interviews to prepare for: the Team Based Discussion (TBD) and the one-on-one interview.... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2018 by

2018 Forté Foundation Data Reveals Women’s MBA Enrollment at 38%

2018 was a big year for female MBA students. According to the latest membership school data from the Forté Foundation, women’s enrollment at full-time MBA programs reached 38 percent on average. In addition, one Forté school reached gender parity (50 percent male/female enrollment) for the first time, and more than... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 13, 2018 by

Georgetown McDonough 2018 MBA Employment Report Reveals Record-Setting Job Offers, Salaries

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business set records this year for both salaries and job offers according to its Class of 2018 Employment Report, released earlier this month. An impressive 98 percent of students received job offers within three months of graduation, and average full-time salary rose to an all-time high of $116,946.... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 9, 2018 by

Stanford GSB Tops Bloomberg Businessweek Ranking for First Time

The Stanford Graduate School of Business is no stranger to a top spot, but this is their first time claiming #1 on the Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-School list for U.S. programs. There are more familiar faces in the lead, with Wharton holding steady in second and Harvard Business School placing... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 9, 2018 by

Why Top Business Schools Want Veteran MBA Students in Their Classrooms

Veterans make excellent MBA candidates. From well-developed leadership skills to creativity, resiliency, adaptability, and perseverance, they have many of the attributes required to be successful both in the military and in business. They make versatile candidates and employers with a high record of success. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 8, 2018 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Shari Hubert of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business

Anyone anxiously awaiting an interview invitation from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business? Well, we can’t make them roll out any sooner—but we can offer you something you should read while you wait. Shari Hubert, who had been in charge of admissions at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business since 2013, choose to... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 8, 2018 by

Gettin’ Paid: Recent Harvard MBA Grads See Starting Salaries North of $160K

Harvard Business School (HBS) this week joined other top MBA programs in publishing employment stats for its most recent graduates. Top takeaways? Try starting salaries exceeding $160,000. This year’s median base pay, $140,000, is up $5,000 over last year. In addition, 65 percent of the class earned median sign-on bonuses of another... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 5, 2018 by

Stanford GSB Financial Aid System Overhauled: New System Based Solely on Need

Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) will implement a new financial aid system next month that allocates fellowships and loans to incoming MBA students using a formula based solely on financial need, the school announced today. This will formalize the transitional system the school has used for the past year—ever... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 5, 2018 by

Eight Tips to Ace the Wharton TBD—From Applicants Who’ve Been There

Many of you are in the throes of preparing for Wharton’s team-based discussion (TBD), so we combed Clear Admit’s Interview Archive and compiled the following pieces of advice from applicants who have gone through it. Please, as you experience the Wharton TBD yourself, feel free to add you own insights by submitting an... Read more »

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