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Last Updated Nov 11, 2020 by

What Does Biden Mean for Business Schools?

Biden Presidency May Boost U.S. B-Schools Now that the U.S. presidential election is behind us, business schools and applicants alike are wondering what a new administration will mean for U.S.-based MBA programs.  Considering the impact the Trump administration has had on the immigration equation for higher education, it is no... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 3, 2020 by

Applicant Insights Workshop: Recap & Video

Clear Admit recently completed our fourth and final session of our Applicant Insight Essay Workshop Series, featuring an additional five of the world’s top business schools. The list includes, Berkeley Haas, Cornell Johnson, INSEAD, London Business School & UNC Kenan-Flagler. During the round table discussion, each school’s representatives dove deep... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2020 by

Tepper MBA Class Profile: Carnegie Mellon Takes an Empathetic Approach

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper MBA Class of 2022 profile reveals a resilient community of students who are navigating uncertain terrain together through mutual support and determination. For a school where the full-time MBA class size is usually over 200, the 141 enrolled students represent a concerted effort on the part... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 28, 2020 by

Clear Admit’s Essay Insight Virtual Events Are Back!

Back by popular demand! We’re pleased to announce two more dates in our Application Insights Event Series, giving you direct access to – and advice from – decision-makers at leading MBA programs. These essay-focused workshop events will be offered on two dates – November 11th & November 18th – with... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 26, 2020 by

Chicago Booth Class Profile: Values & Culture Draw Expanded Class

Chicago Booth’s class profile for the MBA Class of 2022 is not only larger overall than previous years, but also represents more students from more diverse backgrounds as well. This year’s incoming class numbers 621 at a school where historically the class size has been under 600. This year, the... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 22, 2020 by

Cornell MBA Class Profile: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

The Cornell MBA class profile for the Two-Year Class of 2022 saw an increase in class size and diversity. Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management experienced a 22 percent increase in applications this year over last and managed to increase the class size to the current 292 enrolled students,... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 19, 2020 by

Kellogg MBA Class Profile: Surge in Applications Yields Supersized Class of 2022

The MBA Class of 2022 Profile for Northwestern Kellogg has been released and presents a group of students diverse in gender, race, and culture. In recognition of the challenges students faced during the application process due to the pandemic, Kellogg had made the decision to waive testing requirements for Round... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2020 by

Ross MBA Class Profile: Diversity Reigns Despite International Deferrals

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan released its profile of the MBA Class of 2022, showcasing a variety of unique experiences and backgrounds that breaks the usual mold of the MBA student. Here are some key elements of the profile: Ross MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 14, 2020 by

The Lauder MA/MBA Joint Degree Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the MBA

For prospective students looking to enter an MBA program, the University of Pennsylvania offers a unique option that expands the traditional master’s in business into a global learning experience, preparing graduates for enterprise in a diverse and connected world. The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies two-year... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 12, 2020 by

Duke Fuqua Class Profile: Team Fuqua Sees Ten Percent Bump in Applications

The Class of 2022 profile for Duke’s Fuqua School of Business reflects the hard work that the admissions team carried out this year. Despite the uncertain climate, the school experienced a 10 percent increase in applications from which to assemble its 408-member class. Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions, credits... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2020 by

UCLA MBA Class Profile: Anderson School of Management Class of 2022

The UCLA MBA Class of 2022 profile for the UCLA Anderson School of Management has been released. The program took a firm stance on deferral options for newly admitted international students unable to secure visas to come to the U.S. Still, more than one-third of enrollees are from overseas. Here... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 8, 2020 by

Columbia MBA Class Profile: Internationals Hold Steady Despite Pandemic Punch

Columbia Business School released its Class of 2022 profile. The numbers in the Columbia MBA class profile reflect 782 enrolled students—211 who matriculated in January (J-Term) and 571 who began classes in August. Columbia saw an increase in applications for the current year and no significant changes in the class... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 5, 2020 by

Yale MBA Class Profile: Diverse Talent, Common Mission

The Yale School of Management brings together 350 talented and diverse individuals for their MBA Class of 2022. The new members began orientation in late August, followed by classes in the school’s new pandemic-inspired hybrid instruction model. Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean for Admissions, admires the diversity of the class, despite... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2020 by

Stanford MBA Class Profile: Successful Efforts in Diversity

Stanford Graduate School of Business has released its profile of the MBA Class of 2022. This year, 436 students make up the largest class in the school’s history. Despite the difficulties over the course of the admissions season, Stanford GSB managed to make significant progress in its efforts to diversify... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2020 by

HBS Announces Timing of Round 1 Interview Invitations and Early Release

Did you apply to Harvard Business School in Round 1? Get ready for some big application news from the school on Tuesday, October 6th at noon EST. In a post to the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of HBS admissions Chad Losee wrote that Round 1 applicants can... Read more »

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