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Last Updated Nov 5, 2018 by

NYU Stern 2018 Employment Report Reveals Best Employment Rate in 5 Years, Large Salary and Bonus Increases

NYU Stern School of Business released its 2018 MBA Employment Report at the end of last month, revealing that more graduates in the Class of 2018 had accepted full-time job offers three months after graduation than anytime in the past five years. Not only that, many recent grads reported a... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 2, 2018 by

Top B-School Deans Gaze into Their Crystal Balls to Foretell the MBA’s Future

A conference last month at Rutgers Business School drew top names in graduate management education to discuss how today’s digital revolution is reshaping the ways business schools teach their students—both in the classroom and beyond. Keynote speakers included deans from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Columbia Business School, the University of... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 1, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: HBS Celebrates Alumni Entrepreneurs, H1-B Visa Lottery Changes, Cornell Research on Endorsements, 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 business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of November 1, 2018. Rock 100 Summit Showcases Successful HBS... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2018 by

Chicago Booth, Northwestern Kellogg Top Economist 2018 Rankings

The newest Economist best MBA rankings for full-time programs is officially out, with two Chicago schools topping the list. The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management sit at number one and two for 2018. This new ranking is only a modest shift from 2017, when the schools were... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2018 by

Wharton Publishes 2018 MBA Employment Report, Announces $25M Gift

Lots of news out of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently. Employment statistics have been published for the most recent graduating class, and a big donation will fund a cool new building dedicated to entrepreneurship in West Philadelphia as well as more international scholarships for undergraduates. Here’s... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2018 by

INSEAD Conference Campaigns Business as Force for Good

Business can be a “force for good,” according to the latest conference at INSEAD. The inaugural Force for Good Conference, hosted on the Europe campus in Fontainebleau, brought together more than 620 attendees to share how business can produce positive outcomes for society. A wide range of business leaders and... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 18, 2018 by

Diversity Action Plan at Haas Emerges Following Drop in African-American MBA Students

In response to two consecutive years of declining enrollment by African-American MBA students, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has developed and begun to implement a campus-wide diversity action plan. The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan was designed to help the school become a more inclusive environment within 30 days. Specifically,... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 18, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: Tuck Professor Recognized, Tepper School Rebrands, New Fintech Funding Model, 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 business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of October 18, 2018. Tuck Professor Recognized as Top Marketing... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 16, 2018 by

HBS Admissions Director Chad Losee Dishes on the MBA Interview, Essays, Financial Aid, and More

Are you anxiously awaiting an interview for Harvard Business School (HBS)? I’m going to let you in on a secret. Chad Losee—who leads admissions for HBS and conducts a portion of the interviews with applicants himself—is nervous, too. For real. He told me as much in our latest Clear Admit... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2018 by

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Professors at NYU Stern & Yale SOM

Faculty define a business school. Their research, teaching, mentorship, and influence have tremendous impact on the experience students have while there and often the careers they pursue once they graduate. From the curriculum they shape to the initiatives and centers they help run, faculty are vital. And it certainly never... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

Did You Get Un-Invited to Interview at Columbia? LiveWire Entries Reveal You’re Not Alone

Anyone who has used Clear Admit’s MBA LiveWire already knows this. The real-time updates provided by candidates as they move through the admissions process at leading business schools has offered a new degree of transparency into the processes at individual schools. Including when they experience hiccups—as was the case earlier... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by

MBA News You Need: NYU Stern & Georgetown McDonough Launch Inaugural Venture Labs, IESE Introduces Flex MBA Durations, 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 business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of October 11, 2018. NYU Stern’s Creative Destruction Lab-NYC Accepts... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2018 by

Inside the Consortium Application (Early Deadline Oct. 15th)

413! That’s how many full-tuition scholarships the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management awarded in 2017 to promising MBA applicants through its Consortium Fellows program. The Consortium, a nonprofit organization established in 1966 to increase access for diverse candidates in America, offers merit-based, full-tuition scholarships to any of its 19... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 5, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Expands Deferred Admission MBA Program to All College Students

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced this week that it has expanded its deferred admission MBA program. Previously limited to undergraduates at the University of Chicago, it is now open to any student in their final year of study at any undergraduate institution. Chicago Booth Scholars The Chicago... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 4, 2018 by

Wharton Receives $50M Alumni Gift, Largest Single Gift in School’s History

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School this week announced its largest-ever single gift, from alumnus Marc J. Rowan (W’84 & WG’85) and his wife Carolyn. The generous $50 million gift will help attract new world-class faculty and support the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), a groundbreaking program on economic policy analysis.... Read more »

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