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Last Updated Sep 30, 2021 by

NYU Stern’s MBA Class of 2023 Demonstrates the Applicant-Centric Approach

New York University’s Stern School of Business has released its MBA Class of 2023 profile, proudly introducing a diverse crop of future business leaders with a competitive edge in both experience and academic achievement. Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions Lisa Rios credits Stern’s applicant-centric approach and coronavirus response measures in... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 28, 2021 by

Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2023: Record-Setting Return

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business MBA Class of 2023 Profile demonstrates a return to normal on some fronts as international students come roaring back, and the class reaches above and beyond with record academic achievement and representation. In a statement provided by the school, Soojin Kwon, managing... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2021 by

Columbia’s MBA Class of 2023 Defies the Pandemic

Columbia Business School‘s MBA Class of 2023 shows no signs of having weathered a pandemic to get where they are. The class profile covers 847 total enrolled students, up from 782 last year. Classes began in August with 614 students and another 233 will begin their studies in January. Here are... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 15, 2021 by

Fuqua’s Class of 2023 Shows Significant Growth

Duke Fuqua School of Business released its MBA Class of 2023 profile, showcasing a diverse group of students with worldwide roots. This year’s incoming class numbers 447, around 10% growth over last year. Like many schools impacted by COVID-19 upending the last two admissions cycles, Fuqua has benefited from an... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 2, 2021 by

Tuck Again Sets Records with the Class of 2023

Patricia Harrison, Co-Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid This semester, Dartmouth Tuck’s first-year MBAs have again set records for class size and academic performance. The incoming class of 2023 is the largest in Tuck’s history, holds a record high average GMAT score, and boasts the largest representation of first-generation... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 26, 2021 by

HBS Announces MBA Class of 2023 Profile

Harvard Business School shared their MBA Class of 2023 profile with the class size, percentage of women, international students, and U.S. minorities all up as compared to last year. The new class maintained the median GMAT score of 730, and the 29 percent of applicants who opted for the GRE... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 12, 2021 by

Michigan Ross Launches New Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator for Student Entrepreneurs

The University of Michigan has launched many accelerator programs in the school’s history, but its newest is unique in the sense that everyone can relate to this cause. No matter where you come from, everyone has been impacted by COVID–19 in some way over the past year and a half.... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 11, 2021 by

HEC Women in Leadership Club Uplifts Women in the MBA Program

The HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club (WIL) has been at work for decades on its mission to “embrace solidarity, celebrate equality.” One of the 26 student-run associations within the MBA program at HEC Paris, the club’s elections have generally been unremarkable, with students sometimes running uncontested for the role... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 10, 2021 by

Wharton Welcomes MBA Class with a Milestone Majority of Women

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania reaches a pivotal milestone this fall: For the first time in its 140-year history, a majority of incoming MBA candidates will be women. The incoming class of 2023 MBA students will be comprised of nearly 52 percent women, representing a 10 percent increase... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 29, 2021 by

Emory Goizueta Announces New Scholarship to Increase Representation of Women in Business

Usha Rackliff, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Accounting, teaching an Evening MBA Class. Did you know that women make up more than half of the United States’ workforce? However, women still lag substantially behind men in terms of equal pay and representation in leadership positions. For example, females represent... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 15, 2021 by

Tuck Alumnus Creates Scholarship to Inspire Students From Japan

Everyone wants to look in the mirror and be proud of who they have become. To do so, people need paths to become the person they want to see. Though there are many different avenues one can take, many people choose the path of an MBA program. MBA programs are... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 2, 2021 by

Supporting LGBTQ+ Students: Saïd Business School Partners With Reaching Out MBA

Saïd Business School at Oxford University has partnered with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) to develop a fellowship program designed to support LGBTQ+ students and candidates. The goals of the ROMBA fellowship are to help LGBTQ+ students become the leaders of tomorrow, provide a unique global network for LGBTQ+ MBA students,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2021 by

Wharton Joins AltFinance, a $90M Investment in HBCUs

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is investing in the promise of alternative finance to bring diversity to the financial industry. The business school has partnered with Apollo Global Management, Ares Management, and Oaktree Capital Management to launch the $90 million AltFinance: Investing in Black Futures™, an initiative that... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 22, 2021 by

New DeFi Toolkit: Wharton Professor & World Economic Forum Collaboration

At the peak in May, over $80 billion in digital assets were locked into Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, applications (i.e., MyEtherWallet and BurnerWallet) generally as liquidity or collateral supporting various services. Due to this new phenomenon, DeFi became a major development in global finance. However, many policy makers and other... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 17, 2021 by

HBS Announces Need-based Application Fee Waiver

MBA applicants to the Class of 2024 at Harvard Business School can request a need-based waiver of the $250 application fee. HBS first piloted this option in the 2020-2021 admissions season and were pleased with the support. As a result, HBS plans to keep it as a part of ongoing... Read more »

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