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Fridays from the Frontline

Keep abreast of the latest happenings in the business school blogosphere! This weekly column summarizes recent posts from MBA student and applicant blogs.

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Last Updated Mar 22, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: WBA Presidents Reflect on Gender Equity and Alliance at Kellogg

At many elite MBA programs, like Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, the conversation around gender has seeped into how the curriculum is being designed so MBA graduates from across the entire gender spectrum are better equipped to do business.  Student organizations play a pronounced role, rallying to support female-identified MBAs... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 15, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: What is it like to be a woman in one of today’s top global business schools?

In light of International Women’s Day last week and the ongoing Women’s History Month, this edition of Fridays from the Frontline features two Forté Foundation scholars from Cambridge / Judge. Forté Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to empowering women in business, offers a Fellows Program, which provides fellowships to “women pursuing... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Tuck’s OnSite Global Consulting Takes a Closer Look at China’s Running Culture

As we enter the third decade of the Asian Century, Stateside MBA programs are taking strides to find ways to embed themselves and their students in Asian markets. One clear method to gain a foothold in any market—or at the very least get a lay of the land—is through cultural immersion.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 1, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Helping Vets Make the Transition to Business

Business school has become an increasingly popular bastion for military veterans looking to pivot to a less death-defying career path. Veterans make natural MBAs—they are known for devising and executing detailed plans, alternately leading and following orders, and working collaboratively. More and more ex-military have begun to pursue MBAs and... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 22, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 25 Random Things About My Section at Duke / Fuqua

As many b-schoolers we’ve profiled in our Real Humans series will attest, the essay is often the most nerve-wracking part of the entire admissions process; not only is your individuality on full display, but it’s poked, prodded, and vetted for how well it might fit into your desired school’s community... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2019 by

Fridays From The Frontline: Park Perspectives: 3 Tips for Maintaining Long-distance Relationships during Business School

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this week’s Fridays from the Frontline highlights advice on relationships during b-school.  While candy hearts and teddy bears are sweet signs of love, it takes more than tokens to maintain a long-distance relationship—particularly with the added stress and time consumption of a full-time MBA. ... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Student Perspectives

There’s no way to sugarcoat the fact that the first year of any MBA program is overwhelming. Even for the brave souls who can hit the ground running no matter how new or strange the situation, there is the simple transition from a full-time work schedule into a full-time student... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 1, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: NYU Stern Fashion & Luxury MBA International Immersion in Milan

NYU / Stern has had its finger on the pulse of fashion and luxury for quite some time.  The Luxury & Retail Club has been available to Stern MBAs since 2004 and the school launched a Luxury Marketing specialization in 2009.  As the industry space keeps evolving while growing, NYU... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 25, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Reflections from Round 1 Interviews at Chicago Booth

We here at Clear Admit pride ourselves on the clarity we give prospective b-schoolers on elite MBA programs. But we also know that there’s only so much you can glean about an MBA program from the outside, which is why we often encourage MBA hopefuls to arrange campus visits, talk... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: RE:creation triumph at C4Bi competition

Fridays from the Frontline Case competitions, those hubs of innovation for student entrepreneurs, are unsung components of the MBA experience. They are opportunities for novices to explore the depths of their imaginations, experiment with new methodologies, and see if their discoveries resonate with a panel of experts. Case competitions are... Read more »

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