Welcome to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools.
This week the season continues with a number of application deadlines, while a few schools are also interviewing.
Monday, October 2, Harvard releases its first wave of interview invites for Round 1 candidates. If you’re waiting to hear back from Harvard, join the HBS Round 1 chat room. Michigan / Ross has its Round 1 deadline.
A few programs have already begun interviewing candidates, Yale SOM has also begun inviting its Round 1 candidates to interview.
Columbia, which invites candidates to interview, is reviewing Early Decision candidates who have already applied and sending out invites on a rolling basis.
Emory / Goizueta has an open interview period, which began on August 15 and is available to all those candidates considering applying.
UNC Kenan Flagler has an open interview period, which began on Tuesday, September 5 and runs to October 31.
Duke / Fuqua has an open interview period, which began on Monday, September 11 and runs through to October 5.
Dartmouth / Tuck has an open interview period, which began on Tuesday, September 11.
Northwestern / Kellogg offers interviews to all those who apply in Round 1.
When you start preparing for your interviews, access the Clear Admit Interview Archive for a comprehensive look at interview reports for your target schools.
Access MBA ApplyWire to explore the application strategies of fellow candidates. Add your plan and get quick feedback.
Access MBA DecisionWire to explore how your target MBA programs stack up with their peer schools in terms of how previous candidates have made choices. The filter option is available for registered users.
To get the latest “buzz” in terms of what is going on in MBA admissions, check out MBA LiveWire to see where people are applying.
That’s all for this week! Good luck to everyone finishing up their applications this week!