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Last Updated Aug 3, 2018 by

INSEAD Alums Call Current Students “Soft Eggs” as Hazing Complaints Cancel MBA Welcome Week

For the first time in 35 years, the INSEAD MBA Welcome Week was cancelled after two students complained of demeaning initiation ceremonies. According to the Financial Times (FT), the students told authorities that they had been tricked into taking part in “humiliating” rituals during the week. The Comité National Contre le Bizutage (the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 3, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Ready to Rumble, Olin MBA Student Leaders Form Strategic Plan

Fridays from the Frontline At Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, the Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) is a three-pronged “governing body that serves students of the full-time MBA program [and] facilitates the planning and implementation of student activities.” In June, the GBSA announced a three-point strategic plan for the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 2, 2018 by

Is a Non-Traditional MBA Summer Internship Right for You? Why It Was for These Recent Stanford MBA Grads

Several recent graduates from Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) decided to pursue unusual summer internships between their first and second years of business school, and we’re thrilled to continue spotlighting them here. Whether you’re gearing up to start your first year or still contemplating applying, their stories reveal the wide range... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 2, 2018 by

Inside the History-Making, Half-Female USC Marshall MBA Class of 2020

The incoming full-time MBA Class of 2020 at the USC Marshall School of Business is making headlines across the country thanks to preliminary class profile information shared late last month. Graduating exactly 100 years after the business school’s first cohort, this year’s incoming class will go down in the history books as... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 1, 2018 by

Georgetown McDonough Announces New Flex MBA Program

In response to market research and student requests, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is adding greater flexibility to its part-time MBA program. The updates include technological innovations for the inclusion of hybrid courses, new course delivery options, and a more adjustable program duration. The idea behind the new Georgetown Flex... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 31, 2018 by

Top Business Schools Respond to Trump Administration’s Repeal of Affirmative Action Guidelines

Potential future diversity on college and graduate school campuses may be impacted by the Trump administration’s decision earlier this month to withdraw guidance that higher education institutions use affirmative action in their admissions processes. The move was announced on July 3rd when the Departments of Justice and Education retracted several... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 30, 2018 by

Dartmouth Tuck Admissions Director Talks Admissions Events and Application Updates

Luke Anthony Peña, admissions director at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, returned to the Tuck 360 MBA blog this month to bring readers up to speed on the latest developments in admissions. In his July post, he offered advice on attending business school events as well as additional details on the... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 26, 2018 by

The Inside Scoop on Cornell Johnson’s New “Back of the Resume” Essay

If you’re considering Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Business or have already begun thinking about crafting your application, you may already know that the school has swapped out one of its long-standing essay prompts in favor of something new. The 2018-19 Johnson MBA application is slated to go live on... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 25, 2018 by

Our Latest Podcast: Admissions Director Q&A With Tuck’s Luke Anthony Peña, Part I

In this wide-ranging interview on the admissions process at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, Luke Anthony Peña shares a little about his transition to Tuck from Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Peña came to Tuck just over a year ago, after working for several years in admissions at Stanford,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 24, 2018 by

Babson Olin Appoints Keith Rollag as New Dean

Earlier this month, the Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business named its new dean: Keith Rollag. A management professor with more than 17 years of experience teaching entrepreneurial leadership at Babson, Rollag was chosen for his campus leadership and vision for the graduate school’s future. When speaking about the appointment,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 23, 2018 by

GMAT Score, International Students Both Up for NYU Stern Class of 2020

NYU Stern School of Business last week shared a preliminary profile of its incoming class of full-time, two-year MBA students, the Class of 2020. Even amid some declines, the school showed gains in the diversity of its class and added a few points to the average GMAT score for incoming students. This... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 20, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 3 Ways Marketing at Booth Led to Summer Internship Success

Fridays from the Frontline The opportunity for internships between the first and second years of business school is one of the things that sets full-time two-year MBA programs apart from other degree options. MBA students endeavor to land the best internships they can in fields they want to explore or... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 20, 2018 by

Inside the McCombs MBA Class of 2020

After its exhaustive evaluation of more than 2,000 applications from around the world, UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business just released a first look at the profile of its Full-Time MBA Class of 2020. This coming year, the admissions committee chose a diverse and highly driven cross-section of MBAs-to-be. Meet... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 19, 2018 by

Michigan Ross Adcom Shares New Twists in 2018 MBA Application

The Michigan Ross School of Business MBA application for fall 2018 is now live! MBA candidates can start applying ASAP, and for the most part, it’s the same as last year. However, there are a few notable changes and things that applicants should be aware of before they start the... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 18, 2018 by

3 Myths About Student Loans – Debunked!

Sponsored Content Whether you’re taking out student loans for yourself or for your child, odds are that you’ve heard a lot of fact and fiction about the process. Here are three of the most popular misconceptions around taking out student loans. Myth #1: Interest Starts Accruing Immediately Once You’ve Booked... Read more »

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