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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 »

Jul 29, 2016

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Fridays from the Frontline: What It’s Really Like to Work at Amazon

Our Fridays from the Frontline this week comes from an MBA student at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business who has spent the summer interning at Amazon’s Seattle offices. A New York Times article last summer described the Amazon workplace in harsh terms, a “bruising” place where one... Read more »

Jul 28, 2016

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LBS Admissions Director on Reduction in Required Essays, Importance of Interview

With London Business School announcing its essay questions for the upcoming application season this week, we thought it a good time to check in with David Simpson, admissions director for the school’s MBA and Master in Finance programs, to see what led to some of the changes implemented this year.... Read more »

Jul 28, 2016

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USC Marshall MBA Deadlines 2016-2017

The University of Southern California admissions committee has updated the USC Marshall MBA deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Applicants should note that all materials are due by 11:59 Pacific Standard Time on the date of each deadline.   2016-2017 USC Marshall MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: October 15, 2016 Decision Notification:... Read more »

Jul 28, 2016

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Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: #Election2016

This edition of Top #MBA Tweets of the Week takes a look at how the business school community is responding to the U.S. Presidential elections. Since Clear Admit is based in Philadelphia, current host of the Democratic National Convention, we would like to take this opportunity to round up reflections... Read more »

Jul 27, 2016

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Changing of the Guard: Derrick Bolton to Leave Stanford GSB Admissions

Just as Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) welcomes a new dean of school, it will be losing its beloved, longstanding dean and director of MBA admissions. On September 1st, as newly appointed Dean Jonathan Levin takes office, it will be without Derrick Bolton at his side leading MBA admissions... Read more »

Jul 27, 2016

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Corrections for The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017

The below information about The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 is from the Graduate Management Admission Council—the makers of the GMAT exam. This content was originally posted on The Official GMAT Blog. Official Guide for GMAT Review Corrections We recently released The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 and we... Read more »

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    Yale School of Management Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    Following up on the release of the Yale SOM essay topic for 2016-2017, we wanted to offer our advice on how to approach this year’s challenging topic. As was the case last year, Yale MBA hopefuls a

    Cambridge / Judge Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    Following up on the release of the Cambridge Judge MBA essay prompts for 2016-2017, we wanted to provide some guidance for applicants targeting Cambridge this admissions season. While Cambridge has ma

    UCLA Anderson Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    With the release of the 2016-2017 UCLA Anderson MBA essays, we wanted to offer some guidance for applicants targeting the University of California, Los Angeles for their business school studies. Ander

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    Interviews

    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

    Dartmouth / Tuck Interview Report: Round 2 / Second-year Student / Skype

    The following Dartmouth / Tuck interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 Applicant who was waitlisted.  Interviewed in February by a second year student. It was a very routine an

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    Top MBA Recruiters: JPMorgan Chase

    The largest bank in the United States, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a multinational banking and financial services holding company based in New York, New York. JPMorgan Chase is one of the Big Four ba

    Top MBA Recruiters: Boston Consulting Group

    Boston Consulting Group – A Dominant Force in Consulting When it comes to consulting firms there are a few names sure to show up on any MBAs dream job list: McKinsey & Company, Bain &

    Friday from the Frontlines: A DIY Guide to Career Growth

    Today’s Friday from the Frontlines is a bit of a departure from the norm in that it comes from a professor, instead of the current MBA applicants, students and recent alumni we usually spotlight as

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    MBA LiveWire

    Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
    Waitlisted at Berkeley / Haas via email.
    Interview Invite to Columbia via email.
    GPA: 3.4. GMAT: 690.
    Rejected from Waitlist at Duke / Fuqua via email.
    Rejected from Waitlist at Duke / Fuqua via email.
    Waitlisted at MIT Sloan via n/a.

    MBA DecisionWire

    CBS
    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: General Management
    INS
    Enrolled: INSEAD
    Admitted: IESE, INSEAD
    GMAT: 660 GPA: 3.4
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Cam
    Enrolled: Cambridge / Judge
    Admitted: Cambridge / Judge, Georgetown / McDonough, Oxford / Saïd, UT Austin / McCombs
    GMAT: 331 GPA: 3.3
    Post-MBA Career: Healthcare
    Mic
    Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
    Admitted: Michigan / Ross, UT Austin / McCombs
    GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.7
    Post-MBA Career: Other
    INS
    Enrolled: INSEAD
    Admitted: IESE, INSEAD
    GMAT: 690
    Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship

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