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Sep 23, 2016

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School’s Chad Losee

Harvard Business School (HBS) made waves in the graduate management admissions arena last fall with the announcement that Dee Leopold, who led admissions at one of the most selective business schools in the world for the past decade, would be leaving her post. Then, spring brought the announcement that she... Read more »

Sep 28, 2016

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Students, Faculty Stand in Unity at Ross Black Lives Matter Gathering

In silence, students, staff and faculty at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School Of Business spoke volumes. Standing together on the afternoon of Monday, September 26th, dressed in all black, the group unified behind signs of Black Lives Matter and #Ross4Change, sending a powerful, cohesive message. The moment was... Read more »

Sep 27, 2016

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The Freedom That Comes With an MBA from a Top School

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 eighth part of the series, we look at one of the benefits of... Read more »

Sep 27, 2016

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HBS R1 Interview Invites Will Begin to Roll Out on October 4th

Harvard Business School (HBS) Managing Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Chad Losee took to his Direct from the Director’s blog today to share details about upcoming interview invitations for aplicants who applied as part of Round 1. According to Losee, interview invitations will go out in three batches, on October... Read more »

Sep 27, 2016

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University of Toronto / Rotman Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

With the release of the 2016-2017 Toronto / Rotman essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants. This year, Toronto / Rotman asks for a nuanced version of a typical career goals essay, as well as what may be the shortest response across b-school admissions. Let’s take a closer... Read more »

Sep 27, 2016

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Duke / Fuqua Interview Report: Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

The following Duke / Fuqua interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant. Good luck to them! I decided to interview during the open interview period and I’m glad I did. Knowing that I don’t have to wait for an invitation definitely alleviated all of the stress. I showed up... Read more »

Sep 27, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Wacky Roots, continued…

In our last post we promised to review some tough roots and radicals questions incorporating the top tips we provided last week. We’ll keep this post simple by working through a common but complex GMAT questions that focus on radicals and roots. Can you figure out how you would identify... Read more »

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  • Essays

    University of Toronto / Rotman Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    With the release of the 2016-2017 Toronto / Rotman essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants. This year, Toronto / Rotman asks for a nuanced version of a typical career goals essay

    Admissions Tip: Video Essays

    It’s no secret that the use of video in the MBA application is becoming increasingly popular among top business schools. Schools that now use these so-called video essays include Northwestern / Kell

    Georgetown / McDonough Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

    Following up on the Georgetown / McDonough Essay Topics, we wanted to share our essay topic analysis for the 2016-2017 admissions season. While last year’s application only had one essay prompt, the

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    Interviews

    HBS R1 Interview Invites Will Begin to Roll Out on October 4th

    Harvard Business School (HBS) Managing Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Chad Losee took to his Direct from the Director’s blog today to share details about upcoming interview invitations for

    Duke / Fuqua Interview Report: Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

    The following Duke / Fuqua interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant. Good luck to them! I decided to interview during the open interview period and I’m glad I did

    MBA Admissions Mashup: Interviews, Diversity, and the Flexible Curriculum

    Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we’re exploring diversity in b-school, revisiting Chicago Booth’s flexible

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    Starting a Career in Tech After Your MBA

    When getting your MBA, it’s easy to get caught up in the herd mentality. With hoards of classmates heading off to meet with top consulting firms or pursuing careers in investment banking, it can be

    Top MBA Recruiters: Apple

    Okay, let’s take a second to think about something: How many Apple products do you own? Macbook Pro, check; iPhone, check; Apple Watch, check; the list goes on and on. Apple has created, produced an

    MBA Admissions Mashup: Alumni Networks, Goals, and Reapplicants

    Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we’re taking a look the alumni networks at Harvard Business School and UVA D

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    MBA DecisionWire

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    Enrolled: HEC Paris
    Admitted: HEC Paris, Other
    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3,7
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    HBS
    Enrolled: Harvard Business School
    Admitted: Harvard Business School
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.91
    Post-MBA Career: General Management
    CBS
    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: Columbia
    GMAT: 690
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    Admitted: None
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