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Aug 24, 2017

Berkeley Haas Welcomes Largest Ever Full-Time MBA Class to New Green Building

Like many top business schools this time of year, the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley is welcoming its incoming class of MBA students—but at Haas it’s a bigger group than ever before moving into brand-new digs that promise to be among the greenest in... Read more »

Aug 16, 2017

CEO Activism? Biz Leaders Tell Trump Enough Is Enough

President Donald Trump got elected—in part—because he represented a break from traditional Washington politics that had left many frustrated and disillusioned. A businessman who’d made billions in real estate, he prided himself on being able to close deals. He quickly set out to surround himself with business-minded folks like himself,... Read more »

Jul 26, 2017

The Cambridge Judge MBA Finance Approach

According to U.S. News & World Report, a career as a financial manager is the third hottest job for a graduating MBA student in 2017, while a career in accounting ranks number one. Indeed, finance careers pay well and they offer robust job growth, low unemployment rates, and the opportunity for MBAs... Read more »

Jul 21, 2017

Darden Debuts MBA Application Tip Video Series Amid MBA Program Leadership Changes

Sara Neher, long-time assistant dean of admissions at UVA’s Darden School of Business, recently announced the debut of a 12-part MBA application tip video series for the 2017-18 admissions season. The brief videos—each between three and five minutes long—cover individual components of the application and are designed so that applicants... Read more »

May 19, 2017

Fridays from the Frontline: Johnson MBA Immersion Program Helps Build Confidence Through Skill Acquisition

A hallmark of the Johnson Graduate School of Management, which is part of the larger Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, is its intensive immersion program. In the spring of their first year, Johnson MBA students take part in a hands-on semester of integrated course and field work focused on... Read more »

May 1, 2017

To Pre-MBA Boot Camp or Not? How to Spend Your Summer Before Business School 

It used to be that you got into business school, gave notice at your job, maybe spent some time backpacking through some faraway part of the world, and then showed up on campus ready to start your next chapter. Today, though, recruiters who are eager to meet with promising members... Read more »

Apr 17, 2017

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 »

Apr 10, 2017

Kenan-Flagler Names New Investment Management Fellows

UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business has announced this year’s Kenan Investment Management Fellows, with three outstanding recipients from the MBA class of 2018 earning the honor. Each of the three fellows will receive significant assistance obtaining “summer internships and full-time offers with firms in the alternative investment space, including asset management,... Read more »

Mar 2, 2017

Top Student Trading Competition Returns to Rotman School

For the 14th consecutive year, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management last month hosted one of the world’s top student trading competitions. The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is an annual event that draws students and faculty from 52 universities worldwide—including from China, Iceland, India and South Africa—for a three-day simulated... Read more »

Feb 28, 2017

MBA Alumni Tout Degree’s Value and Versatility, GMAC Survey Finds

There have long been MBA applicants who view business school as an opportunity to make a career pivot—changing industry, function or both. Indeed, according to survey results released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), more than half of alumni respondents currently work in an industry or job function... Read more »

Feb 16, 2017

Are LBS MBA Grads Falling Out of Love With Finance?

London Business School (LBS) MBA graduates are seeing higher salaries and increased hiring rates, but their love of the finance industry seems to be waning. According to the 2016 London Business School employment report, MBA grads are heading into the financial sector at the lowest rate in five years. Now, to be... Read more »

Jan 17, 2017

Employer MBA Hiring Projections Suggest It’s a Great Time to Go to Business School

If you’re growing weary of all the MBA data forms and essays and interviews and anxiety—keep your eyes on the prize! That light at the end of the tunnel? Well, a recent employer poll from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) suggests it just keeps getting brighter. Each November, GMAC... Read more »

Jan 4, 2017

A Look Inside Tuck’s 2016 MBA Employment Statistics

Shortly after ascending to the top five in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s latest annual ranking of best U.S. business schools, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business released its 2016 employment statistics. Contributing to its strong showing in the Bloomberg BW ranking was the annual salary reported by Tuck grads. According to the latest... Read more »

Dec 20, 2016

Tech Hires Jump at Kellogg, 2016 MBA Employment Report Reveals

‘Tis the season for MBA employment reports, and one of the latest schools to share details about how its most recent class of graduates fared in their quest for jobs is Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Released in its entirety last week, the report shows a surge of graduates heading off... Read more »

Dec 16, 2016

Vanderbilt’s Owen School Launches New Corporate Partnership Program

Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management has unveiled a brand new corporate partnership program designed to help MBA students deepen ties with potential employers, the school announced at recent advisory board meeting. So far, 16 companies have agreed to join the invitation-only program. The initiative is expected to expand partner... Read more »

Dec 15, 2016

McCombs Earns Top Honors at UNC Kenan-Flagler’s 12th Annual Alpha Challenge

For MBA students looking to head into investment management, pitching stocks is one of the top skills they’ll be looking to strengthen while in business school. The 12th Annual Alpha Challenge, hosted last month at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, gives participating students hands-on opportunity to do precisely... Read more »

Dec 15, 2016

A Deeper Look at the 2016 Michigan Ross Employment Report

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business earlier this month released its 2016 MBA Employment Report, and the results are nothing short of stellar. A staggering 98.4 percent of MBA grads earned a job three months after graduating, according to the report, representing a slight uptick from the previous... Read more »

Nov 8, 2016

Clear Admit Debuts New MBA Careers Section to Aid Prospective MBA Applicants

In our 15 years of engaging with MBA applicants here at Clear Admit, we’ve noticed a gaping hole when it comes to how well applicants fully understand their career goals and post-MBA options. Many applicants tell us they want to work in consulting, banking, technology…but when pressed, it becomes clear... Read more »

Nov 2, 2016

“Show Me the Money!” Say 2016 HBS Grads

What’s an MBA worth these days? Well, for the latest graduates out of Harvard Business School (HBS), total median pay topped out at $158,080—besting all other business schools yet to report employment data for the Class of 2016 and reflecting a 4.5 percent uptick over the $151,211 figure claimed by... Read more »

Oct 24, 2016

Ross Alums Named to Lead Wells Fargo, Repair Fallen Bank’s Reputation

Two prominent alumni of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business have been named to fill the leadership void created at Wells Fargo & Co. when former CEO and Chairman John Stumpf resigned earlier this month amid scandal. Timothy Sloan, who earned his MBA from Ross in 1984, has been... Read more »

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