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Last Updated Aug 31, 2022 by

Stanford MSx Class of 2023 Profile: Established Leaders Pursue Greater Impact

24 experienced entrepreneurs; 18 current or former CEOs; 9 members with military, government, or diplomatic experience; 15 professional investors; and 5 law firm partners. These are just some of the people who make up the newest Stanford MSx class. The MSx program is designed for mid-career professionals with at least... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 30, 2022 by

NYU Stern MBA Class of 2024 Sets New Academic Records

New York University’s Stern School of Business revealed a record-breaking MBA Class of 2024 profile. The new class earned the highest average GMAT in the school’s history: 733. They also showed their academic prowess with a new record average GPA of 3.62. Stern is also proud of the diversity of... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 29, 2022 by

Emory Goizueta Secures Over $41M in Scholarship Donations

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School announced recently they have secured more than $41 million in new scholarship donations with three more years of the fundraising campaign remaining. Goizueta considers student scholarships a fundraising priority, as a means to attract the best and brightest students. “The cost of pursuing a graduate... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 26, 2022 by

Harvard Business School Announces Full-Tuition Scholarships

Harvard Business School (HBS) seeks to remove cost as a barrier to higher education with the announcement that they will provide scholarships to cover the total cost of tuition and course fees for those with the greatest financial need. This will apply to approximately 10 percent of the HBS MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 17, 2022 by

Cornell Johnson MBA Class Profile: Two-Year MBA Class of 2024

The Cornell MBA class profile for the Two-Year Class of 2024 mirrors the Class of 2023 in some ways, with a few upward shifts in GMAT scores and percentage of international students. Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management maintained a class size of 303 students compared to 304 last year. They... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 10, 2022 by

UCLA MBA Class Profile: A Smaller, Yet Still Diverse, Class of 2024

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has released their MBA Class of 2024 profile. Amid an industry downturn in applications, Anderson reports a roughly 20 percent drop compared to last year–from 3,085 to 2,471 applications received. The class size also settled at 330, compared to 360 the past few years.... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 2, 2022 by

Wharton MBA Class of 2024: Holding Steady & Stellar

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania just released the class profile for the MBA Class of 2024. The school received 6,319 applications, a 14 percent drop from last year, and 877 candidates will matriculate this month. The class maintains gender parity, with 50 percent of the new class... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 7, 2022 by

Dartmouth Tuck Receives Largest Gift in School History–$52 Million

Dartmouth Tuck hit a fundraising milestone this week with a $52.1 million anonymous pledge–the largest in the school’s history. The pledge is designated to create the Dartmouth Summit on Health, Wealth, and Sustainability. The recurring summit will bring together leaders from the private and public sectors, academic researchers, and students... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 23, 2022 by

Key Takeaways from The Economist 2022 Best Full-time MBA Ranking

Harvard Business School tops The Economist’s 2022 full-time MBA ranking, as more business schools elected to participate again. As many may recall, most of the top U.S. MBA programs abstained from last year’s Economist ranking due to the pandemic. This resulted in a top-10 that was half European MBA programs... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2022 by

Northwestern Kellogg Receives $2M Gift for Sustainable Finance

A joint $2 million gift establishes the Thomas K. Montag Sustainable Finance Fellowship Fund in Sustainable Finance at Northwestern Kellogg. In addition to programming such as conferences, panels and research, the fellowship is designed to bring sustainable finance leaders to engage with Kellogg students and faculty. The field of sustainable finance... Read more »

Last Updated May 23, 2022 by

New Dean to Lead Michigan Ross: Professor Sharon Matusik of Leeds School of Business

Michigan Ross welcomes Professor Sharon Matusik to the role of Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in a five-year, renewable term that begins August 1, 2022. Matusik joins the Ann Arbor business school from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 27, 2022 by

Stanford MBA Students Host Event to Demystify MBA Experience for Black Undergrads

Stanford GSB MBA students hope to increase diversity in the global MBA applicant pool and equity in the b-school application process with an upcoming workshop for students and young professionals who identify as black. To help demystify the MBA experience, Dream Big Lead Boldly is a free, one-day virtual workshop... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 20, 2022 by

UCLA MBA Employment Report Class of 2021: Job Offers Rebound Post-Pandemic

The MBA employment report for the UCLA  Anderson Class of 2021 shows recovery from the pandemic-stricken job market, as job offers bounced back for the latest graduates. Of the 341 graduates of the UCLA Anderson MBA Class of 2021, 302 sought employment. Of those not seeking employment, five percent were... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 6, 2022 by

LBS 2021 MBA Employment Report: “Demand for Talent Transcends Borders”

The 2021 MBA Employment Report from London Business School demonstrates that international demand for LBS graduates remains strong despite challenges that span borders and industries. “The last year has been one of the toughest on record for business school graduates and we are proud that, despite these challenges, our students... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 29, 2022 by

U.S. News 2023 Full-Time MBA Ranking: Wharton & Chicago Booth Share Top Spot

The 2023 U.S. News Best Graduate Programs Rankings rolled out today and we’re taking a closer look at the full-time MBA program list. Chicago Booth and The Wharton School share the top spot, surpassing last year’s #1, Stanford GSB, which now ranks third along with Northwestern Kellogg. On Wharton and... Read more »

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