Posts Tagged ‘women MBA’

Forte Helps Women in Business Thrive: Interview with Elissa Sangster

By - May 1, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

Things have come full circle for Admissions Straight Talk. We couldn’t be more excited about our second interview with the very first guest to have appeared on our podcast: Elissa Sangster, Executive Director for the Forté Foundation. Listen to the recording of our conversation to learn...

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2013 Forté Forum: Inspiration, Opportunity and the MBA

By - Aug 6, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

“As a Forte Fellow, I have access to many great benefits, including networking events, webinars, and the annual Forte Conference. Even before school started, I was welcomed by my second-year Forte mentor from Georgetown who helped me navigate the first weeks of school.” – Teri...

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50 Years Later: Gender Gaps Persists at HBS

By - Apr 15, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School marked this year’s 50th anniversary of admitting women to the two-year MBA Program with the W50 Summit on April 4-5th. The event, which drew more than 800 female graduates to the campus, focused on accelerating the advancement of women leaders who make a...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 8, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Businessweek recently published an interview with INSEAD’s dean-to-be, Dipak Jain, former dean of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. The Q&A reveals insights into who Jain is, why he chose this top European b-school as his next post, and what he plans to contribute to the...

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Startling Pay-Gap Research

By - May 2, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s yet another reason why women aren’t lining up for MBAs: According to the Harvard Business Review, women make about $4,600 less per year than men do post-MBA. Apparently the pay gap is widening, even after making adjustments for giving birth and aspiring towards goals...

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Why Women Aren’t Lining Up for MBAs

By - Apr 21, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

According to a Forbes article, “Why Business Schools Are Failing Women,” top b-schools have failed to attract enough female students, despite specific initiatives to recruit women. In general, according to the Forbes article, there is still not enough effort being poured into outreach actions. There are,...

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GMAC Reports Record-Breaking Number of Women GMAT Test-takers

By - Mar 26, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

In the March edition of the Graduate Management News, the newsletter of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), the council reports that the number of women GMAT test-takers surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time ever in the 2009 testing year. That number represents...

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Another Week, Another College and B-School Round Up!

By - Feb 8, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

* Round 3 MBA Special: Save $100 on all orders over $1,000 placed by February 22, 2010. Can be used for MBA essay editing, waitlist letters, and mock interviews. Use coupon code R3100. * In the State of the Union address, President Obama urged colleges to...

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