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Each time an MBA admissions committee (adcom) member picks up an application to review they ask themselves three important questions?

WHO: The first one deals with Who. Who is this candidate? They genuinely want to know whether the applicant they are considering is authentic and real.

WHAT: The second question they ask is…

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Yale School of Management has announced that, as of July 1, it will have a new dean: Kerwin Charles, currently teaching at University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. 

Charles is an economist whose research has focused on labor markets. His papers explore topics such as how economic status carries across generations, income inequality, labor market discrimination, the…

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Students from University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business have taken home the first-place prize in UCLA’s Challenges in Energy Case Competition – and the second-place prize, for that matter.

The two teams, comprised of eight MBA students from Haas’s MBA Class of 2020, grabbed the top two spots in a competition with the theme “Pedal to the…

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The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is launching a new program focused on alternative investments, thanks to a $10 million gift from undergraduate alum Josh Harris and his wife Marjorie Harris. 

Harris’s gift establishes the Joshua J. Harris Alternative Investments Program, which will host events and create learning opportunities for Wharton students related to alternative investments.

The program has…

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Are you thinking about applying to business school – and wondering about how your application will stack up against so many other candidates applying to top-tier MBA programs?” 

Indeed, Cornelli’s background is nothing if not global.

So much of the language I hear from prospective applicants revolves around worries that are out of their control: What are other applicants focusing on…

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There’s a new dean at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management: Francesca Cornelli. Cornelli, who will take over in August, is currently a professor of finance at London Business School. 

Announcing Cornelli’s appointment, Northwestern University president Morton Schapiro described Cornelli as “uniquely suited to take our Kellogg School to the next level — and to continue building a…

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A new report from the Forté Foundation suggests that while getting an MBA boosts economic mobility for everyone, it doesn’t necessarily close the pay gap – especially the gender pay gap.

The study surveyed 900 MBA graduates, asking them about their current job, their last job before getting an MBA, and their first job out of business school. 

The results revealed…

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