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Last Updated Jan 28, 2021 by

HBS Announces Timing of Round 2 Interview Invitations

If you applied to Harvard Business School in Round 2, get ready for some big application news from the school on Wednesday, February 3rd at noon EST. In a post to the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of HBS admissions Chad Losee shared the following details: “Next week, on February... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 28, 2021 by

$5 Million Gift to Michigan Ross Sets Up New True Grit Scholarship Fund

The University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced a new scholarship fund thanks to the generosity of an anonymous Ross BBA alumnus. The alum’s $5 million gift establishes the True Grit Scholarship Fund. The new fund will award partial and full-ride scholarships to current and incoming Full-Time... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 19, 2021 by

Moving from Academia to Industry: PhDs Getting MBAs at HEC Paris

Sponsored Content In 2012, Jean-Marc Peyrat left his role in science and technology development at Siemens to team up with a colleague and start a company. This was no idle pursuit: Peyrat holds two separate master’s degrees in engineering and biomedical engineering, as well as a PhD in computer science.... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 14, 2021 by

Stanford GSB Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020, Achievement Through Creativity

The Stanford Graduate School of Business 2020 MBA employment report shows few signs of economic disruption or pandemic uncertainty. This year’s graduates reported record salary numbers and fostered the highest level of entrepreneurship since 2013. GSB’s communities of students, alumni, and faculty worked to ensure the success of the Class of 2020... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 13, 2021 by

Berkeley Haas Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has expanded its Accelerated Access deferred admissions program to all undergraduate seniors and final-year graduate students. First limited to UC Berkeley students, the pilot’s success led the school to open the program to outside applicants this MBA admissions season.  The program allows undergraduate seniors... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 7, 2021 by

McCombs MBA Employment Report: Another Strong Year for Technology Jobs

The University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. This year saw an increase in MBAs entering technology careers, one of McCombs graduates’ strongest industries, and the utilization of the school’s vast employer and alumni network to keep candidates competitive in the slowing... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 5, 2021 by

Chicago Booth Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Finds Success in a Changing Economy

The Chicago Booth School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. Nearly 93 percent of the 2020 graduating class received job offers within three months of graduation–an impressive feat in the changing economy, but still down 3.5 percent from 2019. Overall, 91.4 percent of Booth MBAs accepted offers... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 31, 2020 by

Yale School of Management Employment Report: 2020 MBAs See Increased Salaries and Start-ups

The Yale School of Management employment report for the MBA Class of 2020 reveals consistent industry draws, but regional shifts for career destinations. More graduates remained in the U.S. to work, but also saw higher salaries. While the number of graduates receiving offers within three months of graduation (90.2 percent)... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 28, 2020 by

Harvard Business School Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Finds Success & New Businesses

The Harvard Business School employment report for the MBA Class of 2020 details significant accomplishments and notable entrepreneurial spirit for the graduating class. Ninety percent of the MBAs received an offer after graduation and 83 percent accepted, while another 11 percent defied the pandemic economy and began their own business... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 23, 2020 by

Ross MBA Employment Report: Consulting & Tech Top Industry Choice for Class of 2020

The Michigan Ross MBA 2020 Employment Report showcases the success the Class of 2020 found while navigating the changing and uncertain economic climate. This year, 95 percent of the graduating class are career switchers, up from 89 percent in 2019. Over 83 percent of the class received a job offer... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 21, 2020 by

Duke MBA Employment Report: Team Fuqua’s Class of 2020 Success Stories

The Duke MBA employment report has been released for the Daytime MBA Class of 2020 at the Fuqua School of Business. The report indicates full-time offers and school-facilitated job placement are both up over last year, and average first-year compensation reached a record high. Ninety percent of the Class of... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 17, 2020 by

McCombs MBA Class Profile: Flexibility and Transparency Yields Positive Results for 2022

The University of Texas McCombs School of Business has released data on its MBA Class of 2022. The school was able to hit its target class size and maintain test score statistics in line with previous years despite being flexible with waivers and deferrals. While McCombs welcomed 241 students to... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 14, 2020 by

Darden Class Profile: UVA Responds to Challenges with Flexibility and Accommodation

The UVA Darden School of Business released its MBA Class of 2022 profile featuring its first-ever January cohort and record Consortium members. The class came together as the applicants faced significant challenges related to the pandemic, which the school responded to with flexibility and accommodation. Namely, the Darden admissions team... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 10, 2020 by

USC MBA Employment Report: Marshall Class of 2020 Mix in Media Industry

The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business has released its MBA Class of 2020 Employment Report showing a rise in salaries for the year over 2019 despite a slight decrease in signing bonuses. Sixty-one percent of job opportunities were facilitated by the school through the Campus Recruiting Program,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 9, 2020 by

Dartmouth MBA Employment Report: Tuck Class of 2020 Take Home Higher Salaries

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University has released its MBA Class of 2020 Employment Report. Ninety-four percent of MBAs received offers within three months of graduation and 92 percent accepted. This does represent a decline from 2019; however, the climate graduates faced this year was starkly different. Still,... Read more »

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