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Jul 9, 2019

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Midwest Decisions

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we highlight an MBA candidate looking for a potential career in the manufacturing/automotive/aerospace industries, with a lot of choices on their mind. Despite already earning enrollment in Indiana/Kelley, the OP has some primary concerns—namely, their... Read more »

Apr 30, 2018

Careers in Toothpaste: How Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare Is Changing Lives, Starting with Yours

Sponsored Content Toothpaste may seem like a humdrum household item but there’s more than meets the eye, especially if you’ve got your sights set on the healthcare industry Business is booming, to put it mildly. In 2015, the United States spent more than $3.2 trillion on healthcare—approximately $9,990 per person.... Read more »

Mar 8, 2018

Is Tuck the Best Business School for Studying Emerging Markets?

As stateside opportunities wax and wane, MBA students at U.S. business schools have become increasingly interested in emerging markets in developing countries around the globe. Though they can present greater risks, there are career opportunities unique to these often overlooked economies that appeal to many sides of the MBA in... Read more »

Oct 16, 2017

Top 5 Reasons Diversity MBA Conferences Should Be on Your Recruiting Calendar

More than 10,000 MBA students, business school representatives, recruiters, and business executives filled the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia late last month for one of the largest career conferences serving minority professionals. The conference has been around since 1970, but for the first time this year the National Black MBA... Read more »

Oct 10, 2017

Social Impact MBAs: Programs That Help Students Make a Difference in the World

For years, social impact has been a growing area of emphasis at business schools. Increasingly, MBA students are stating that a well-paying career isn’t enough: They also want to make a difference. As Sherryl Kuhlman, the managing director of the Social Impact Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School,... Read more »

Sep 22, 2017

Yale Economics Professor Writes on the Bitcoin Bubble

How does one invest wisely? According to Yale School of Management Economics Professor Robert Shiller, it’s all about avoiding economic and market bubbles. Shiller received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics for his research into how financial markets price the things they sell, and he wrote a book on speculative... Read more »

Sep 18, 2017

Marketing Analytics in Business and the MBA

Analytics are invaluable in marketing decision-making, but many firms lack personnel with the skills needed to compile the data and leverage this information. According to the CMO Survey, a biannual report that provides insight into the field of marketing, marketing analytics are used to make 37.5 percent of business decisions—but... Read more »

May 9, 2017

NYU Stern Launches Two New One-Year MBAs: Tech and Fashion & Luxury

INSEAD, watch out. New York University Stern School of Business is getting into the one-year MBA game—and leveraging its New York City location in a major way. Stern announced yesterday that it will launch two new May-to-May MBA programs, one in tech and a second in fashion and luxury. In... 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 5, 2017

The HERWorld Energy Forum at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business

Bridging the gender gap in business has been an increasingly hot topic in recent years. As evidenced by the Fearless Girl statue facing off against the Charging Bull on Wall Street, and the women’s marches that took place across the country earlier this year, both women and men are speaking up... Read more »

Feb 7, 2017

Columbia West Coast Treks: Bigger, Better Than Ever in 20th Year

MBA students are back on the Morningside Heights campus of Columbia Business School (CBS), shuttling to and from class, gathering to work on group projects and heavily involved in student clubs—much as they were in the first term. But close to 100 of those students have an expanded perspective of West... 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 5, 2017

Holiday Debt Hangover: The Dangers of Contactless Payment

The holidays may be over, but for many they are far from forgotten. For kids, the holiday joy continues with toys and games, but for adults, the holiday hangover might not be as pleasant. In fact, according to Niro Sivanathan, associate professor of organizational behavior at London Business School (LBS), the holiday... Read more »

Dec 22, 2016

LBS Alumni Spotlight: The Retail Industry & Holiday Trends

Unlike the consulting, finance and technology sectors, retail has always been regarded as a safe industry for employment. That’s because no matter how bad the economy gets, the retail industry will never cease to exist as long as people still make purchases. And that’s especially true around the holidays. According... 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 »

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

[email protected] London Business School: 10 New Ventures Join LBS School Incubator Program

For the past seven years, the London Business School (LBS) Incubator Program has facilitated a wealth of new startups, helping a total of 57 companies and creating more than 150 new jobs. With more applicants now than ever before, the program has welcomed 10 new ventures to join for the upcoming the... Read more »

Oct 14, 2016

Chicago Booth Remains Atop Economist Ranking Amid Drastic Fluctuations by Other Schools

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business claimed bragging rights for the fifth year in a row as it was once again crowned the top full-time MBA program in the world by the Economist, which published its annual global ranking of MBA programs yesterday. Other schools, though, took wild rides up and... Read more »

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GPA: 3.99. GMAT: 750. Chicago.
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GPA: 3.9. GMAT: 760. Boston.
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Enrolled: Undecided
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: MF, Auto, Aerospace
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Enrolled: Stanford GSB
Admitted: Columbia, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 770 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Undecided
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Enrolled: Harvard Business School
Admitted: Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.68
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Undecided
Admitted: Berkeley / Haas, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg
GRE: 320 GPA: 9,46
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Undecided
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton, Yale SOM
GMAT: 770 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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