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Jun 23, 2016

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2016-2017 MBA Deadlines

Many of the top business schools have already announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming application cycle. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), we’ve provided a corresponding link to our Essay Topic Analysis. We... Read more »

Aug 30, 2016

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Book Excerpt: The Importance of an MBA Candidate’s Profile

Welcome back to our 10-part series, in which we share an excerpt from the recently published book Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions, with added commentary from its author, Alex Brown. In this fourth part of the series, we look at the importance of an MBA... Read more »

Aug 29, 2016

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: David Simpson of London Business School

This week’s Real Humans of MBA Admissions takes us across the pond to London. In some of the answers that follow, David Simpson’s British roots shine through—which makes sense for the admissions director of the MBA and Masters in Finance programs at London Business School (LBS). Simpson has been at... Read more »

Aug 29, 2016

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Wharton Offers Veterans Application Fee Waiver

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School will be waiving its application fee for all veterans who apply, according to a recent post on the Wharton MBA Admissions blog. “This opportunity is the result of the efforts of our dedicated and passionate MBA Veterans Club, led this year by D.J. Faldowski... Read more »

Aug 29, 2016

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Admissions Tip: 10 Basic Essay Writing Rules

Before you complete your MBA application essays, it is worth noting the context within which they will be read. The adcom will be reading many essays in a short period of time. They may not have as much time as they’d like to reflect deeply on your content and ‘connect the... Read more »

Aug 26, 2016

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Fridays from the Frontline: Five Questions with Kellogg Professor Blake McShane

As we wait for students to get into the swing of things at campus enough to begin blogging and applicants to really dive into the application process, we’re taking a bit of a departure from our regular Fridays from the Frontline routine to share the perspective of a business school... Read more »

Aug 26, 2016

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Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

If there’s one thing that every MBA grad has in common, it’s the desire for a great job after graduation. While that concept is different in execution for each individual, there’s no doubt that Deloitte would top the list. It was just named by LinkedIn as the 13th most sought... Read more »

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  • Essays

    Admissions Tip: 10 Basic Essay Writing Rules

    Before you complete your MBA application essays, it is worth noting the context within which they will be read. The adcom will be reading many essays in a short period of time. They may not have as m

    CMU / Tepper Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    Following up on the announcement of this year’s Tepper essay topics for the 2016-2017 admissions season, we wanted to offer some guidance on how to approach these prompts for candidates targeting th

    Notre Dame / Mendoza Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    With the release of the 2016-2017  Notre Dame / MendozaMBA essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants as they prepare to tackle a potentially challenging prompt. This year, Notre Da

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    Interviews

    Submit an INSEAD or Columbia MBA Interview Report – Receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card

    If you’re interested in sharing your MBA interview experience, we are awarding a $10 Amazon gift certificate to each applicant who submits an MBA interview report for INSEAD and Columbia Busine

    INSEAD Interview Report: Round 3 / Alumni / Off-Campus

    The following INSEAD interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 3 applicant. Good luck to them! A few weeks after I submitted my INSEAD application, I was contacted by an INSEAD admi

    Indiana / Kelley MBA Interview Report: Round 3 / Second-year Student / Skype

    The following Indiana / Kelley MBA interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 3 applicant who was admitted. Congratulations to them! Background: Indian, Male, almost 7 years of work ex

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

    If there’s one thing that every MBA grad has in common, it’s the desire for a great job after graduation. While that concept is different in execution for each individual, there’s no doubt that

    Career Services Director Q&A: Julia Min Hwang of the Berkeley-Haas MBA Career Management Group

    We are delighted to feature Julia Min Hwang of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in our series of Career Services Director Q&As. Hwang, assistant dean of the Berkeley MBA Career Management G

    Top MBA Recruiters: Walt Disney Co.

    When the Most Valuable Player in the Super Bowl gets carried off the field in victory and glory, the sideline reporter always asks, “You and your teammates just won the Super Bowl, what are you goin

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    MBA DecisionWire

    Oth
    Enrolled: Other
    Admitted: Toronto / Rotman, Other
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.40
    Post-MBA Career: Finance
    LBS
    Enrolled: London Business School
    Admitted: INSEAD, London Business School
    GMAT: 680
    Post-MBA Career: General Management
    MIT
    Enrolled: MIT Sloan
    Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.2
    Post-MBA Career: Finance
    INS
    Enrolled: INSEAD
    Admitted: INSEAD
    GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Oth
    Enrolled: Other
    Admitted: Other

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