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Last Updated Apr 20, 2017 by

Darden Professor Finds Women Still Aren’t Snagging Enough High-Level Boardroom Roles

On the surface, doubling the number of women in professional board rooms seems like an impressive accomplishment. In 1999, Ernst & Young found that around 11 percent of Fortune 500 board members were women. Eighteen years later, the figure has nearly doubled—to just under 20 percent. Yes, it’s an improvement—but... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 20, 2017 by

Stanford MBA Deadlines – 2017-2018

Stanford Graduate School of Business has released the Stanford MBA deadlines for the 2017-2018 admissions season. Applicants for the Stanford GSB Class of 2020 should note that all application materials are due by 10:00am Pacific Time on the date of each deadline. The Stanford MBA deadlines for 2017-2018 are as follows: Round 1... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2017 by

Quiz: Which Business School Are You?

Have you spent hours poring over  b-school websites, Clear Admit guides, MBA LiveWire, and MBA DecisionWire? Have you asked alumni from different schools for advice and talked with admissions officers? Are you just beginning to consider whether business school might be right for you, and which school to choose? Do your... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2017 by

April Is Jam-Packed with Admitted Students’ Weekends: What You Need to Know

Along with showers, April also brings dozens of admitted students’ weekends at business schools across the country—part of the schools’ efforts to convince top candidates to call their campuses home next fall. Anxious applicants who spent months with their eyes glued to LiveWire in a desperate attempt to foretell their... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2017 by

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Chicago Booth, Northwestern / Kellogg or UPenn / Wharton for Finance

In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which pulls the admissions results of students and alumni as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate considering Northwestern / Kellogg with a scholarship, Chicago Booth or The Wharton School for finance. While the F.C. Austin scholarship from Kellogg... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 17, 2017 by

Kellogg EduIndia Team Wins Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Making the World a Better Place While Also Making Money Earlier this month, 10 teams from business and other graduate schools from around the globe convened at Morgan Stanley’s New York offices for the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. At the end of the day, low-income primary and secondary students... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 17, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Welcome Weekends

It’s April, which means that the majority of leading programs will be hosting business school welcome weekends for those candidates that they have admitted during their first two admissions rounds. These “sell” weekends are very important for the schools as part of their push to encourage those that they have admitted... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 17, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.17.17

Welcome back to The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. This week a couple of schools we cover have application deadlines. Schools... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 14, 2017 by

Fridays from the Frontline: MBA Student Finds Support to Be Out at Wharton

For some MBA students, business school presents an entire new community with whom they can choose whether or not to share their sexual orientation. For Rafael de la Rosa, a second-year MBA student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the decision to be out to his classmates was one... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 14, 2017 by

MBA Applicant Spotlight: A Creative Approach Yields Acceptances at HBS and MIT Sloan

Welcome to another edition of MBA Applicant Spotlight, in which we catch up with individuals on their admissions experiences. In contrast to the 10 applications of our last profiled candidate, this week’s applicant, Shelby Colby, shares her story about just two applications—one to Harvard Business School and the other to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 13, 2017 by

The Media MBA: Advice from a Student in the Trenches

An MBA with an emphasis in entertainment and media isn’t something you hear about often. In fact, according to GMAC’s 2016 Prospective Students Survey, a career in media is barely a consideration for most MBA candidates. But that wasn’t the case for Kristina Partsinevelos, a 2017 MBA candidate from the... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 12, 2017 by

Latest Edition of Must-Read Guide to MBA Admissions Just Released

We are pleased to announce the release of the second edition of Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions. Its author, Clear Admit’s own Alex Brown, brings nearly 25 years of experience in the MBA admissions industry as a consultant, admissions officer, and teacher, including seven years... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 11, 2017 by

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg, UNC Kenan-Flagler, USC / Marshall, Yale SOM for Consulting

In this edition of MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights the admissions results of students and alumni posted to Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate leaning towards Northwestern / Kellogg and Yale School of Management for consulting. Overall, his options include Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2017 by

Waitlisted in Round 2? Here’s How You Should Proceed

In the last week few weeks we saw multiple decision releases from the schools we cover for Round 2. MBA LiveWire has captured a lot of this news and many candidates have already been reporting that they’ve been waitlisted. We have some guidance for candidates who find themselves placed on a waitlist, but... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.10.17

Welcome back to The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. This week a few more schools have their Round 3 deadlines,... Read more »

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