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May 23, 2017

Bain, LinkedIn Partner to Help Get More Women to the Top in Business

Despite outnumbering male college graduates and making up 40 percent of the classes at several top MBA programs, women represent just 25.1 percent of senior managers and executives at S&P 500 companies and a paltry 4.4 percent of CEOs, according to Catalyst, a nonprofit organization promoting inclusive workplaces for women.... 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 »

Mar 31, 2017

Fridays from the Frontline: February 2017 MBA Mama of the Month Charanya Kannan

To close out Women’s History Month, we are delighted to feature another amazing woman balancing the demands of pursuing her MBA with the demands of raising a family. Harvard Business School (HBS) second-year MBA student Charanya Kannan was named MBA Mama of the Month for February 2017 by our content... Read more »

Mar 15, 2017

What Bain & Company Looks for in MBA Hires

Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe. Headquartered in Boston with 53 offices in 34 countries around the world, Bain employs more than 7,000 people and counts... 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 10, 2017

MIT Sloan 2016 Employment Report Reveals Slightly Slipping Salaries

MIT Sloan School of Management late last week released its 2016 MBA Employment Report, revealing slightly slipping salaries year over year and slightly lower percentages of graduates heading into consulting and technology than in prior years. The pharmaceutical/healthcare industry drew the third largest percentage of graduates—5.8 percent—knocking investment banking out... 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

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 24, 2016

Top MBA Recruiters: Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is one of the largest and best known management consulting firms in the world. It has 85 offices in 48 countries, employs more than 12,000 employees and is consistently ranked as one of the best companies to work for. Just this year, Fortune Magazine ranked BCG... 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 17, 2016

Student Perspectives: Veteran Olivia Anglade Heads to BCG

A self-professed “Navy brat,” Olivia Anglade grew up in Seoul, Korea, went to Stanford as an undergrad with an Army ROTC scholarship, picked up a master’s degree in engineering while at Stanford, and then set off to serve her country in exchange for the education she’d received. “I can do this,” thought Anglade.... Read more »

Sep 29, 2016

Stanford GSB Class of 2018 Profile Reveals High GMATs, Increasing Diversity

Always one of the last schools to publish its class profile, Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) yesterday shared details about the Class of 2018, revealing a significantly rebounded average GMAT score and growing diversity. As the final class to be hand-selected by Derrick Bolton—the school’s longstanding admissions director who earlier this month left his... Read more »

Sep 23, 2016

Real Humans of MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School’s Chad Losee

Harvard Business School (HBS) made waves in the graduate management admissions arena last fall with the announcement that Dee Leopold, who led admissions at one of the most selective business schools in the world for the past decade, would be leaving her post. Then, spring brought the announcement that she... Read more »

Aug 26, 2016

Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

If there’s one thing that every MBA grad has in common, it’s the desire for a great job after graduation. While that concept is different in execution for each individual, there’s no doubt that Deloitte would top the list. It was just named by LinkedIn as the 13th most sought... Read more »

Jul 1, 2016

Top MBA Recruiters: Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group – A Dominant Force in Consulting When it comes to consulting firms there are a few names sure to show up on any MBAs dream job list: McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting, and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). While McKinsey reigns on top in Vault.com’s ranking of... Read more »

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MBA LiveWire

Waitlisted at Michigan / Ross via portal.
GPA: 3.64. GMAT: 730. Florida.
Rejected at Yale SOM via portal.
GPA: 3.44. GMAT: 640. Claremont, CA.
Accepted to Carnegie Mellon / Tepper via phone.
GPA: 3.2. GMAT: 700. Midwest.
Accepted to Stanford GSB via phone.
GMAT: 730. South American - living in Africa.
Accepted to Emory / Goizueta via phone.
GPA: 3.31. E.Asia.

MBA DecisionWire

Ric
Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: Rice / Jones
GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
Ric
Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: NYU Stern, Rice / Jones, UT Austin / McCombs
GRE: 315 GPA: 3.79
Post-MBA Career: Technology
Ric
Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: Rice / Jones, UNC Kenan-Flagler, UT Austin / McCombs
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.4
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
UVA
Enrolled: UVA / Darden
Admitted: Rice / Jones, UVA / Darden
GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Technology
Enrolled: Georgia Tech / Scheller
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Georgia Tech / Scheller, Rice / Jones
GRE: 320 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Pharmaceutical

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