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Clear Admit’s archive of MBA-related events and happenings.

The Economist Announces Fall 2014 Which MBA? Online Fair Dates

The Economist Announces Fall 2014 Which MBA? Online Fair Dates

If you could ask a business school admissions officer any question about the MBA process, what would it be?  It’s not too late to sign up for The Economist’s Which MBA? Online Fair on September 10, 11 and 13.  Prospective MBA candidates are invited to interact with admissions officers one-on-one or in group chat rooms, join live webinars and download school information.  Previous business school exhibitors have included Babson, Darden, Cornell Johnson and more.  When you register for The Economist’s free Online MBA Fair, you will be entered for your chance to win a $5,000 scholarship to a participating business school.  Registration is free, but space is limited- reserve your spot today!

Sign up now for your chance to win a free iPad when you visit 5 or more school booths on September 10, 11 and 13.


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Columbia Business School Hosts Spotlight On: Women Event

Columbia-150x134The Columbia Business School (CBS) admissions office is teaming up with Columbia Women in Business to host an event for prospective female MBA applicants.

The annual event, called Spotlight On: Women, provides information and networking opportunities for women who want to learn more about the admissions process at CBS, as well as what it’s like to be a student there.

The event will take place on September 12th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Uris Hall, Room 301. It will include student and alumnae panels discussing community life at CBS as well as detailed application advice, including guidance designed especially for early decision applicants. The event will also provide prospective applicants with the opportunity to network informally with current students, alumnae and admissions officers.

Register now for Spotlight On: Women at Columbia Business School.

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Forté Foundation Prepares to Launch 12-City 2014 Forum Series

forte foundation logoAs part of the 2014 Forté Forum, which launches next week, women considering business school will have an opportunity to hear from professional women across a range of industries and career stages about how the MBA degree has helped them succeed.

The Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of leading companies and business schools devoted to increasing opportunities for women in business, will host the first of 13 events across 12 cities next week in Boston, on Monday, August 18th. Additional forum events will be held later in the week in Washington, DC, Atlanta and Miami. The remaining 2014 Forum events are scheduled in late August, September and October in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, New York, Toronto and London. Continue reading…

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MIT Sloan to Host Women’s Week, August 4th – 7th

SWIMThe MIT Sloan School of Management is gearing up for a week filled with events designed to increase awareness about the school among women who are considering a graduate management degree. MIT Sloan Women’s Week, which will take place from August 4th through 7th, will include a webinar open to prospective applicants anywhere in the world, as well as three alumnae panels in cities around the country.

“There are so many opportunities for women to contribute while they are here on campus as well as after they graduate and become part of our alumni network,” Sloan Admissions Director Dawna Levenson said as part of an article about the week’s events. “MIT Sloan women are making an impact in the world, and these panels will showcase just that,” she added. Continue reading…

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Yale School of Management to Host First Global Network Week for Faculty

yale2Yale School of Management (SOM) next week will welcome faculty members from the 27 business schools that are members of the Global Network for Advanced Management as part of a four-day program designed to foster collaboration around issues of sustainability.

The program, organized by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, will begin on July 21st. The faculty event is an outgrowth of the network’s successful Global Network Weeks, which drew together students from the various member schools for weeklong courses with colleagues from peer schools. Continue reading…

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The MBA Tour Summer 2014 Events

The MBA TourIf you’re considering pursuing an MBA, attending an MBA fair is a great place to start. The MBA Tour is hosting nine events across the U.S. this July, starting in Chicago on July 16.

What are the benefits of attending an MBA Tour conference? Hear from students who have attended here!


MBA Panel Presentations cover valuable business school admissions topics and answer a wide range of MBA applicant questions. The panels are hosted by professionals with expertise spanning several topics, including: Preparing Your MBA Application, Financing Your MBA, and GMAT Strategy. 

School Presentations highlight unique program features in a 30-minute session given by admission representatives. These presentations are ideal for candidates to learn detailed information, compare different programs, and prepare for speaking with representatives during the MeetUp Sessions or MBA Fair.

Continue reading…

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Meet MIT Sloan School of Management Admissions Team Members Around the Globe

airplaneMembers of the admissions team at the MIT Sloan School of Management are hitting the road in a big way, with admissions events scheduled in every corner of the globe over the next few months. The global trek starts tomorrow with events in Madrid and Bogota and will continue throughout the summer months and into the fall. The tour, called “MIT Sloan on the Road,” includes more than three dozen events in cities throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. So regardless of how far you live from Sloan’s campus, you’ll have the opportunity to hear first-hand about the school’s MBA program, admissions process and more. Continue reading…

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UPenn’s Wharton School to Host MBA Admissions Events in Europe, Africa, South America

whartonHaving just concluded a series of events in cities throughout Asia for prospective applicants interested in the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the Admissions team is preparing now to host additional admissions events in Europe, Africa and South America.

This week, members of the Admissions team will host events in Paris, London and Madrid, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday respectively. Continue reading…

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Ross School of Business MBAs Win Global Sustainability Challenge

ross nespressoA team of MBA students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business defeated finalists from Yale School of Management and Rollins School of Business earlier this week to win the 2014 Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge, the school reports.

In total, 59 teams from business schools in 19 different countries took part in the challenge, in which Nespresso invited them to develop innovative solutions to issues surrounding its supply chain of high-quality coffee. Continue reading…

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Last Chance to Attend a FREE Admissions Workshop

Don’t miss your last chance to attend the Clear Admit Admissions Workshop in NYC from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. this Thursday, May 29.  Seats are limited and spots are going fast so register now!

During the Clear Admit Workshop, one of our counselors will lead you step-by-step through the MBA application process, from preparing for the GMAT to addressing common applicant weaknesses.  You will also have the opportunity to get your individual questions answered during a Q&A session following the presentation.  By attending an Admissions Workshop, you will be eligible for special discounts on Clear Admit’s consulting services, along with complimentary publications!

Members of our consulting team have served on the admissions committees of top 10 MBA programs, graduated from leading business schools, including Wharton, Stanford, and Booth, and worked for McKinsey, Bain, and the Boston Consulting Group, among other leading firms.  To attend the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Workshopin New York City, register here.

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Harvard Business School Admissions Coming Soon to a City Near You

Prospective applicants in parts of Europe and Asia will soon have an opportunity to learn more about the Harvard Business School (HBS) MBA program as part of a series of outreach events scheduled for June. Members of the HBS Admissions Board will be visiting Madrid, Milan, Berlin, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo between June 9th and 14th. These international events will include a presentation from current HBS students, as well as alumni and a member of the Admissions Board. In several instances, the event will be followed by a reception, giving prospective applicants an opportunity to network with one another and members of the HBS community. Continue reading…

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