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Aug 3, 2015

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Yale SOM Hosts Pre-Application Seminar for Prospective Minority MBA Applicants

This past weekend, the Yale School of Management (SOM) partnered with nonprofit organization Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) to host more than 280 prospective minority MBA applicants for a three-day event designed to showcase the benefits of a graduate management education. The MBA pre-application seminar featured information on MBA admissions, panels on career development and networking opportunities with current MBA students and alumni. The event was part of MLT’s MBA Prep Fellows Pro... Read more »

Aug 1, 2015

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Forté Forums Scheduled in 12 Cities Beginning August 17th

August is upon us, which means that it’s almost time for the Forté Forums. These free events are hosted  by the Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of leading companies and top business schools committed to advancing the role of women in business. Held in 10 U.S. cities and well as Toronto and London beginning on August 17th, they are designed to help women learn more about the value of the MBA. Whether you are a college student looking to explore options for the future, have been in your j... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015

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Wharton India Economic Forum to Take Place in Both India and Philadelphia

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com.  The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has announced that it will hold its annual India-focused conference next year in India for the first time. The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF), which is marking its 20th anniversary, has historically been held on Wharton’s Philadelphia campus. The 2016 conference will be held both in Mumbai and Philadelphia. The main goal of the conference is to b... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015

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Financing Your MBA, Part IV

In our previous post on financing your MBA, we covered loan programs for MBA students from the United States. Today, we’ll take a look at loans through the lens of international students, who face some different restrictions but who are also eligible for special programs tailored to their unique requirements. By law, federal loans can only be distributed to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This means that international students must put extra work into finding financial aid and loan program... Read more »

Jul 29, 2015

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Haas-Accenture Partnership Creates New Big Data Curriculum

From financial services to retail to utilities, companies in an ever-increasing range of industries are exploring and implementing big data and analytics. To equip its MBAs with the tools they need to understand how data science stands to transform business, the Haas School at the University of California at Berkeley has forged a new partnership with global management consulting, technology and outsourcing company Accenture. Together, they have launched a multi-phase initiative designed to posit... Read more »

Jul 28, 2015

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Announcing the Release of the 2015-2016 Clear Admit School Guides

Hot off the proverbial presses—you can now download the Clear Admit School Guides, updated for 2015-2016! The series, which provides in-depth profiles of 27 leading business schools, has drawn praise from admissions officers and applicants alike. The individual guides describe each school’s MBA programs from the perspectives of students, faculty, alumni and the popular press, helping prospective applicants get up to speed on target schools overnight. The latest editions of the Chicago Booth, Col... Read more »

Jul 27, 2015

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CMU’s Tepper School Appoints New MBA Program Head

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) recently appointed a new head of its MBA program, the school announced last week. Kathryn (Kate) Barraclough comes to Tepper from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where she served as director of the school’s Masters in Finance program while also teaching a range of finance courses. “Kate Barraclough brings an impressive and broad background, ranging from academia to financial services,” Tepper Schoo... Read more »

Jul 25, 2015

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GMAC Debuts Interactive Post-MBA Salary Estimator

Especially given the price tag that accompanies obtaining an MBA from a leading business school, it would be foolhardy for prospective applicants not to give careful consideration to the degree’s return on investment (ROI). This, of course, will depend on the career you pursue after graduation and the salary you are able to command in that role. Turns out you’re in luck. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which administers the GMAT entrance exam, has created a new tool designed to... Read more »

Jul 24, 2015

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Financing Your MBA, Part III

Moving right along in our multi-part series on financing your MBA, we’ll take a look today at some of the options prospective MBA students have for obtaining loans to finance their time at business school. For the purposes of this post, we will focus primarily on loan programs for U.S. students. International students, stay tuned for subsequent posts that will go into greater detail about loan programs tailored for your needs. Of course, because loans must ultimately be repaid—unlike scholarship... Read more »

Jul 23, 2015

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Introducing the New and Enhanced Clear Admit Website

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new and enhanced Clear Admit website, which includes a range of interactive features, exclusive content and improved navigation to help prospective MBA applicants quickly and easily find resources to guide them through the admissions process for the top MBA programs. This comprehensive site redesign reflects our mission as the leading independent resource for top-tier MBA applicants and helps us share the admissions expertise we have developed over t... Read more »

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