Suspended For Protesting? Here's How To Explain It To Colleges
High school students across the US have started to engage in non-violent political protests as part of the national debate surrounding gun ownership. Some school districts have threatened activists with suspension. Here's how you can explain a potential suspension to college admissions committees.
Acing the Wharton TBD: Advice from Former Wharton Admissions Staffers
There’s been a steady stream of bright yellow interview invites to Wharton lighting up Clear Admit’s LiveWire for two weeks running, suggesting that many of you are in the throes of preparing for the school’s unique team-based discussion (TBD). The prompt Wharton used for the TBD with Round 1 applicants in the fall was as follows: “For […]
Colleges Offer "Amnesty" To Students Demonstrating For Gun Control
College admission offices' support of high school students' anti-gun walkouts is a remarkable moment in college/student relationships.
The Higher Education Movement Our Country Needs
College and university presidents are convening today at Bloomberg Philanthropies with a singular mission: sending 50,000 more highly-qualified lower-income students to top institutions with high graduation rates by the year 2025 as a part of the American Talent Initiative.
How 12-Year-Old Jack Bonneau From Shark Tank Is Leading The Way For Kid Entrepreneurs
Shark Tank's youngest entrepreneur, Jack Bonneau has been up to a lot since he appeared on Shark Tank. From giving speeches with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to growing his business while growing up, here's what you can learn from this 12-year-old entrepreneur and business leader.
Asking A Business School For More Money? Six Tips For Closing The Deal
An MBA from a top business school is likely to be one of the best investments you ever make. So if you’re offered a place in the MBA of your dreams, then congratulations! How do you maximize the ROI of that investment? Here are six tips for closing the deal on financial aid.
12 Ways To Be Successful In Today's Technology Industry
As a leader, there are a lot of things you have to keep in mind. Here are a few that will help your organization grow.
Why You Should Consider Yourself Lucky to Get to Write the MIT Sloan Pre-Interview Essay
Did you get invited to interview at MIT Sloan today? If so, a hearty congratulations. And if not—there’s still hope! Another batch of invites is slated to go out a week from today, on March 1st. In case you don’t know it already, for those of you who did or still might receive an invitation […]
White-Collar Crimes -- Motivations and Triggers
Making of a white-collar criminal. Why they do it? What makes these individuals trip?
MBA News You Need: Judge Launches LGBTQ Scholarship, Yale SOM Tackles Water Crisis, McCombs Unveils Graduate Programs Building, and More
Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of Feb 22, 2018. Cambridge Judge Launches £10,000 Scholarship for the LGBTQ Community In honor […]
How Blockchain Can Truly Revolutionize Higher Education
Blockchain-based credentials have the potential to free government to finance higher education in a manner fit for a digital age, and in so doing eliminate student loan debt and provide true free college.
Colleges Ask Applicants For More While Reading Applications Less
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While asking for more and formation from their applicants, many colleges are paring the time for reading/evaluating applications down to a bare minimum, primarily for the benefit of their staffs, not for prospective students.
You Were Promoted to a Leadership Role but You Feel Unprepared. Don't Panic.
Taking on a management position can be stressful, but don’t let the fear of imperfection get in the way of your performance.
An MBA Likely to Earn Less After Getting His Degree? Vincent Kompany Doesn’t Mind
When it comes to soccer (err, football) Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is one of the most widely known center backs in the world. The Belgian international joined City way back in 2006 and went on to lead his club to victory, helping bring the team its first Premier League title in more than four […]
Coursera's Bet on the Upskilling of American Workers
How does the online education giant Coursera see "the future of work"? Which training and certifications does it see as most promising for individuals, and what partnerships with employers is it betting on?
"Leadership Is Not The Same As Telling Other People What To Do"
Marcelino Elosua, founder and CEO of business book publisher LID Publishing, talks about the changing trends in leadership thinking over the past 25 years, the importance of building long-term relationships with authors and what he learned from his missionary uncle.
Is Getting An Online MBA Worth It?
An online MBA is a viable option for people who don't want to quit their jobs
What Are My Chances? High Schoolers, Scattergrams, And The College Admissions Process
High School counselors use Naviance scattergrams to answer the question “what are my chances?” for a certain college. At worst, the scattergrams represent crushed dreams; at best, they provoke mild anxiety in students. College counselor Will Geiger explains how to use them to your advantage.
Real Humans of Goizueta’s MBA Class of 2019
With just 172 students in the two-year full-time MBA Class of 2019, intimate is a word that comes up frequently as many at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School describe the MBA experience. In fact, the class size was smaller than usual—down nine students from the year prior. Overall application volume fell, from 1,432 to 1,136, […]
Learning Lab Ventures Is Disrupting Poverty By Bringing Startup Values To The Nonprofit World
Learning Lab Ventures Founder Rochelle Gores Fredston shares how running her nonprofit like a business accelerates impact and longevity.