In Part 1 of our Admissions Tips for Female MBA candidates, we discussed strategies to help female MBA candidates make the most of resources and events available for admissions. Read part 1 here. In part 2 we cover three examples of programs that provide female MBA candidates with more in-depth experiences and support.

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University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has raised $2 million that it will use to launch a research center focused on leadership development.

The Initiative for Transformational Leadership and Learning will begin as an initiative working to develop new forms of leadership education.

According to Darden, the initiative’s first tasks will be to “to develop and implement…

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Applying to business school is a time that will put your decision making skills to the test. During this process, two decisions loom large: the decision to get an MBA at this point in your life, and the decision to apply to a particular set of schools.

There are good and bad ways to make both these decisions. Let’s start…

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Business schools have become increasingly interested in the rise of big data in recent years. Now, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is joining the party with a new Data and Business Analytics concentration for full-time MBA students.

The new concentration, which will be offered beginning this fall, is designed to give students an opportunity to focus…

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Harvard Business School has announced the winners of its 21st annual New Venture Competition, in which businesses founded by HBS students and alums made pitches for $315,000 in cash prizes.

The New Venture Competition is divided into three tracks: student businesses, alumni businesses, and student social enterprises. This year, competition was fierce: these three categories drew 127,…

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It’s a great time to be a woman in business. According to a report by the Forté Foundation, the percentage of women enrolled in full-time MBA programs has been steadily increasing over the past few years. In 2011, women represented only one-third of all MBA students. Now, at top MBA programs across the country, such as Tuck, Booth,…

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University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has announced a $6 million gift that will be used to strengthen the school’s programs in the areas of healthcare and life sciences.

The donation, which is from the Rotman family, will enable the school to extend its healthcare-related teaching and research as well as provide additional opportunities for students.

For example,…

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