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Last Updated Aug 29, 2017 by

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: A Future In Banking

MBA applicants are figuring out their target schools for Round 1 and sharing their plans on ApplyWire, Clear Admit’s latest tool to aid in your admissions process. This week, we take a closer look at one candidate trying to find their preferred path in the banking industry with 10 schools on their radar, including: U. Chicago Booth, Dartmouth/Tuck, IESE, Cornell/Johnson, UT Austin/McCombs, UCLA Anderson, UVA/Darden, NYU/Stern, Michigan/Ross, and the London Business School. With a direct path in mind, the candidate highlighted their consulting and asset management background, deciding between social finance at at bulge bracket financial institution or an impact investor. The first... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 6, 2016 by

Wharton Students Gather for “Judgement Free” Discussion on Race

A week after Wharton students gathered in the wake of police shootings of Terence Crutcher and Keith Scott in Oklahoma City and Charlotte, it felt like the time for an open discussion on race open to the entire MBA community had arrived. Students joined together for an event organized by the Return on Equality (ROE) student coalition and the Wharton African American MBA Association (AAMBAA) in Wharton’s Huntsman Hall for two hours last Thursday. As part of a “judgment free” open discussion, they together shared stories and concerns while asking difficult—and often critical—questions of one another. “Having these difficult conversations now can... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 20, 2015 by

Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management Welcomes New Admissions Director

The S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management has named a new executive director of admissions and financial aid and further strengthened the admissions office with several other new hires, the school announced this week. The reinvigorated admissions team complements a recent re-launch of the school’s two-year MBA curriculum, Johnson reports. Judi Byers, formerly admissions director at American University’s Kogod School of Business in Washington, DC, brings more than 10 years of admissions experience to her new role at Johnson. She joined Kogod, where she received her undergraduate degree in business, in 2004 as a marketing admissions coordinator, advancing to lead the... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 29, 2014 by

Johnson’s Career Management Dean Shares How to Accelerate Your Job Search Before Business School

Fred Staudmyer, assistant dean for career management at Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, has more than 25 years of experience in executive recruitment, human resources, human capital consulting and entrepreneurship. Before joining Johnson in 2009, he led the Garrett Sayer Group, an executive search and specialty staffing firm focused on technology, financial services and consulting industries. Prior to that, Staudmyer held a range of other senior positions including human resources officer for Ziff Communications focused on human resources and recruitment and head of worldwide talent management for Chase Manhattan Bank. He also happens to be a... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 24, 2014 by

CEIBS Partners with Cornell to Launch Dual MBA-MMH Degree

The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University will launch a new dual Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) and MBA degree program, the schools announced earlier this week. The first cohort of students will begin classes in fall 2015. The new program will give students the opportunity to complete both the MMH and the MBA over the course of two years. Students will earn their MMH from Cornell and their MBA from CEIBS. They will have the option of beginning at either school and completing the second year of the program... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2014 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Ann Richards of Cornell’s S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

Moving right along in our Admissions Director Q&A Series, we’ll hear this week from Ann Richards, interim director of admission and financial aid at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Richards began her career at Johnson back in 1988 as the college registrar. In 1991, she became director of financial aid, and in 1999 she became associate director of admission. After 14 years in that role, and with more than 20 years at Johnson in all, she was named senior associate director of admission last year. Since then, Christine Sneva – Johnson’s former director of admission... Read more »

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