Wharton-Releases-2020-MBA-Class-Profile

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has unveiled a profile of its latest MBA cohort. Despite a 7 percent drop in applications this year – from 6,692 to 6,245 – this year’s class is quite similar to last year’s, at least as far as the numbers go.

Demographically, the Class of 2020 is almost identical to the Class…

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Michigan-Ross-Releases-2020-MBA-Class-Profile

University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is feeling pretty positive about their MBA Class of 2020. Announcing the release of their latest class profile, Ross summarized their thoughts on the situation by declaring that it just keeps getting better and better.

That phrase references the paradox of MBA admissions at top schools: as competitive as the process…

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Yale-School-of-Management-2018-2019-MBA-Essay-Tips-and-Application-Deadlines

Yale SOM is a small school with a top-ranked MBA program and an extremely strong culture of diversity. Their enrollment for the class of 2019 was just 348 students, with a median GMAT score of 730 and a student population that is 43% women, 45% international passport holders, and 27% U.S. students of color.

The school has released their…

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HBS-Names-2018-Goldsmith-Fellows

Every year, Harvard Business School draws a small but significant portion of its MBA students from the non-profit sector. This year, for example, 8 percent of students gained their pre-MBA work experience in government, education or non-profit.

For up to ten of those students, HBS provides a little extra incentive to bring them into its MBA program: a $10,000…

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INSEAD-Receives-Record-Gift

How quickly the fortunes of a business school can change. Only a few weeks ago, INSEAD announced that it was suspending its Welcome Week over complaints about hazing. Now the school is unveiling a €40 million donation, the largest in its history.

The gift comes…

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Chicago-Booth-School-of-Business-2018-2019-MBA-Essay-Tips-and-Application-Deadlines

Booth School of Business has released their application instructions and deadlines for the 2018-2019 admissions period. The deadlines are:

  • Round one: September 27, 2018
  • Round two: January 3, 2019
  • Round three: April 4, 2019

Booth has an extensive section about evaluation criteria on their website, giving applicants a lot of insight into what the admissions committee looks for in…

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Duke-Fuqua-School-of-Business-2018-2019-MBA-Essay-Tips-and-Application-Deadlines

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business deadlines for the class of 2021 are:

  • Early decision: September 12 2018
  • Round one: October 10, 2018
  • Round two: January 3, 2019
  • Round three: March 20, 2019

The school has…

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