MBA News Articles

  • HBS Draws More Women, Adds 6 Points to GMAT Average

    HBS Draws More Women, Adds 6 Points to GMAT Average

    by on August 31st, 2015

    When it released its preliminary class profile in June, Harvard Business School (HBS) was expecting its incoming class to be 41 percent female, a record for the school. In August, with students preparing to move in on … Read More

  • MBA News: Entrants Raise Bar at Top-Ranked B-Schools

    MBA News: Entrants Raise Bar at Top-Ranked B-Schools

    by on August 29th, 2015

    From a more diverse, more competitive entering MBA class to important insights from two business school deans—let’s dig into the latest headlines in the world of top-ranked MBA programs. Leave your comments below, … Read More

  • Admissions Director Q&A: Julie Barefoot of Emory’s Goizueta Business School

    Admissions Director Q&A: Julie Barefoot of Emory’s Goizueta Business School

    by on August 28th, 2015

    School’s in session at Emory’s Goizueta Business School! Just as students were beginning to stream onto the Atlanta campus for both the full-time and executive MBA programs, Associate Dean of Admissions Julie … Read More

  • Ask HR: Why Hire MBAs?

    Ask HR: Why Hire MBAs?

    by on August 27th, 2015

    Special guest post provided by MBA@UNC The demand for candidates who have earned an MBA is clear across all business sectors. According to a Graduate Management Admission Council survey (the administrator of the GMAT), … Read More

  • Winning Essays of Harvard MBA Applicants

    Winning Essays of Harvard MBA Applicants

    by on August 26th, 2015

    When Steve Hind and Alula Eshete were putting together the annual admission and essay guides to Harvard Business School, what struck them most about the essays that helped to get current and future classmates admitted … Read More

  • Average GMAT Score Rises at Elite MBA Program

    Average GMAT Score Rises at Elite MBA Program

    by on August 25th, 2015

    Another business school breaks its average GMAT score record, a professor defends the value of MBA rankings, and an admissions consultant offers tips for managing your letter of recommendation writers—let’s dig into … Read More

  • Financing Your MBA – Part III

    Financing Your MBA – Part III

    by on August 24th, 2015

    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 … Read More

  • Financing Your MBA – Part II

    Financing Your MBA – Part II

    by on August 23rd, 2015

    In the first of our multi-part series on financing your MBA, we took a look last week at the costs involved in attending a top-tier business school. Now, with a better handle on how much money you’ll need, let’s … Read More

  • Wharton Joins the 43 Percent Club, Average GMAT Score Soars

    Wharton Joins the 43 Percent Club, Average GMAT Score Soars

    by on August 22nd, 2015

    The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will welcome a 43 percent female class this year, according to Class of 2017 profile statistics released this morning, placing it among the front runners of elite … Read More

  • Record Alumni Giving at Tuck Raises More Funds than Any Prior Year

    Record Alumni Giving at Tuck Raises More Funds than Any Prior Year

    by on August 21st, 2015

    Record alumni giving at Tuck again? Yes, you read that right. Tuck alumni have outdone themselves once more this year as part of the annual Tuck Annual Giving (TAG) campaign, raising an all-time high of $6.4 million. … Read More

  • Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Application Now Open

    Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Application Now Open

    by on August 20th, 2015

    The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, the nation’s largest diversity network, is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 admissions season. The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management application … Read More

  • B-School Deans Convene at White House to Promote Women in Business

    B-School Deans Convene at White House to Promote Women in Business

    by on August 19th, 2015

    Business schools play a critical role in helping workers, companies, and leaders adapt to meet the needs of the 21st-century workforce. On August 5th, the Council on Women and Girls and the Council of Economic Advisers … Read More

  • MBA News: Top-Ranked B-School Admissions Dean Tells All

    MBA News: Top-Ranked B-School Admissions Dean Tells All

    by on August 18th, 2015

    [Photo Credits: Sergey Gabdurakhmanov via Flickr cc] From an in-depth interview with the dean of admissions at a top-ranked business school to MBA students getting an early start to their academic year—let’s dig into … Read More

  • Admissions Director Q&A: David Simpson of London Business School

    Admissions Director Q&A: David Simpson of London Business School

    by on August 17th, 2015

    London Business School (LBS) shared its essay questions for the upcoming application season with Clear Admit even before posting them to its own website! That’s the kind of special treatment we love around here. As … Read More