fbpx
The Leading Independent Resource for Top-tier MBA Candidates
Menu

Clear Admit

Last Updated Sep 17, 2021 by

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interview was casual and student was friendly. However, order of questions was unexpected. Student asked: -Do you like your current job? How did you get there? -How did you obtain your first job? -What are the top 3 factors that led you to your success? -Tell me a time where you had to work under a deadline. -What are your ST and LT goals? -What would you like your legacy to be at Tuck? -What do you envision being your biggest challenge at Tuck? -Tell me a time when you had to deliver bad news. -Tell me a time when... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2021 by

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Student / Zoom

Student only had a copy of my resume and in general it was a relaxed atmosphere. Their Zoom connection was bad and they kept buffering as we were talking, but we got through the interview alright. Overall, I thought it was good, she didn’t give any indication one way or the other, but hoping it went well. Only two surprise questions as outlined below, pretty common straightforward questions otherwise. Wrote down as many as I could remember: What is DQ and how would you define qualities of DQ? – They had to define this for me as “decency quotient” and... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 9, 2021 by

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interviewed this morning. Started exactly on time and took just under 40 minutes. The conversation began with very brief friendly small talk asking me where I was located and how I was doing. The questions were fairly standard interview questions that she asked from a list she had. She was very responsive throughout, which made it easy to feel that she cared about and was interested in what I was saying. Walk me through your resume in more context. Why an MBA? Why Tuck? What are your short-term and long-term goals? Why is now the right time for an MBA?... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 30, 2021 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, August 30-September 3, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week and every week! Round 1 is around the corner. Round 1 application deadlines will begin next week, including Harvard, Stanford and UPenn / Wharton. In the meantime, Duke / Fuqua kicks things off this week with its Early Action deadline. Thursday, September 2, Duke / Fuqua has its Early Application round deadline. How “The Wires” Can Help Visit MBA LiveWire for the latest “buzz” about MBA admissions, including interview invitations and decision notifications.  There are 5 Ways MBA LiveWire... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 24, 2021 by

Juno Enhances Guarantee of Lowest Interest Rate for Your B-School Loans

A message from our Partner, Juno Juno can help you make your MBA dreams more affordable with the power of collective bargaining and a new, enhanced guarantee. Juno negotiates on behalf of MBA candidates for lower interest rates on their b-school loans. They guarantee students will receive the lowest rate possible with them, or they will cover the difference. Read on to find out how the new guarantee works. How Juno Works Over the course of the year, Juno gathers large groups of students for each upcoming school year before beginning a negotiation process with dozens of lenders. Before starting... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 20, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: What the Laidlaw Scholarship Means to Me

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Paseka Khosa, Oxford MBA ’22, shares the significance of her Laidlaw Scholarship at Oxford Saïd Business School. What the Laidlaw Scholarship Means to Me Paseka Khosa is joining the Oxford MBA in September 2021 as an inaugural Laidlaw Scholar. In her first blog post, she shares her journey to the Oxford MBA and what receiving this scholarship means to her. August is Women’s month in South Africa, with the 9th being a public holiday in celebration of Women’s day. This holiday was declared in honour and commemoration of the 20 000 women of 1956... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 26, 2021 by

Early & Round 1 MBA Deadlines 2021-2022

Early Action / Round 1 MBA Application Deadlines To help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines, including Early Action and Round 1, of the top business schools in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), you’ll find links to our corresponding Essay Topic Analysis in the “Essay(s) Released” column. We will continue to update this table as more Round 1 MBA deadlines and essay topics are announced. Deadlines are for Round 1 (unless otherwise noted). Last updated: September 2, 2021   School Deadline Decision Essay(s) Released? Application Live? Oxford / Saïd 9/1/2021 10/27/2021... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 23, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: NYU Stern Leadership Accelerator’s First Live Case

During NYU Stern’s Leadership Accelerator first live case, teams of first-year MBAs spent seven full hours acting out a real-life leadership experience. The brainchild of Stern MBA and veteran Natalie Ashbridge and the Leadership Accelerator team, the live case launched with help from more than 40 actors, including Stern alumni and administrators and more from NYU. Learn more about the first case here and read on below for Natalie’s experience in helping to design and implement this Stern first. NYU Stern Leadership Accelerator’s First Live Case By Natalie Ashbridge, Stern MBA ’21 In the Marine Corps, messing up isn’t an... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 25, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition—More than Competing

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, Emory Goizueta MBA student, AJ Hobbs, sheds light on her meaningful first case competition. John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition: More than Competing By AJ Hobbs, Goizueta 1Y MBA ’21 This past winter, I teamed up with four Goizueta Business School classmates for the John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition (JLCC). If this is your first introduction to JLCC, its purpose is to bring corporations and students interested in business together to create innovative and actionable racial justice initiatives. Please, read more about JLCC here. This was my first case competition. While I expected competition, I... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 18, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: The Value of the HBS Case Method – Lessons from an SVMP Participant

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, Harvard Business School 2+2 candidate, Austin Moore, shares his experience with the HBS case method and Summer Venture in Management Program. The Value of the HBS Case Method – Lessons from an SVMP Participant By Austin Moore, 2+2 HBS MBA Candidate Growing up as a Black male from South Los Angeles, I was raised in a vibrant community surrounded by a diverse group of individuals who gave me guidance and taught me core values –such as curiosity, community, and persistence. My childhood experiences and the values that were instilled in me from being... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 11, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Navigating the Career Pivot in Tech with Anderson

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, UCLA Anderson MBA student, Tracie Liu, walks us through her journey to a career in tech and how the MBA program supported her career change. Student Perspectives: Navigating the Career Pivot in Tech with Anderson By Tracie Liu, UCLA Anderson MBA ’22 In February 2020, as a freshly admitted MBA candidate of 2022, I finished my first Parker advising session before school started in August. I walked out of the Marion Anderson Hall with more excitement than ever, envisioning career opportunities in tech, but at the same time with a million questions and... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 4, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 3 Ways Fuqua Prepared Me for a Career in Consulting

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA student Austin Ray shares how the program prepared him for a career in consulting. 3 Ways Fuqua Prepared Me for a Career in Consulting By Austin Ray, Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA ’21 I came to business school with many goals for my personal and professional development, but my career goal was singular: I was going to get a job in consulting. I knew I wanted to solve tough problems for big companies, and I chose Duke because the numbers speak for themselves: the majority of consulting hires are at elite firms... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 4, 2021 by

How to Pay for Your Study Abroad as a Student from the US

Studying abroad can be a rewarding experience for college students, but the cost of programs are often quite high. Learn more about how to pay for your study abroad trip below. Shared from our partner Juno. One of the most rewarding experiences in education is participating in a study abroad program. Paying for a study abroad program, though, can feel like a daunting task. The good news is that there are ways to pay for study abroad programs, including federal student aid and private loans through organizations like Juno. Let’s take a look at how to pay for your study... Read more »

Last Updated May 28, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: London Business School – Out in Business, EUROUT, and Being Gay

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, current LBS MBA student, Aaron Cho, delves into the school’s Out in Business (OiB) club, related events and more. Out in Business, EUROUT, and Being Gay By Aaron Cho, MBA2022, Incoming Co-President of OiB My name is Aaron Cho, I’m a current MBA candidate at LBS and I’m set to graduate in May 2022. I identify as a cis-gendered, gay Asian male. Whilst my sexuality doesn’t define me, it’s an important part of who I am. It’s very important to me that the environment around me is welcoming and inclusive – and the Out in Business (OiB)... Read more »

Last Updated May 21, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Developing Second-Generation Family Business Leaders at INSEAD

Get a closer look at how INSEAD supports family business professionals in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, featuring an account from Cecily Liu, INSEAD Class of ‘J21. Developing Second-Generation Family Business Leaders at INSEAD By Cecily Liu, INSEAD ‘J21 Businesses come in all shape and forms, but family businesses have always lit a magical spark in my heart. Perhaps my fascination traces back to my experiences growing up in an entrepreneurial family, watching my parents build their business over the years, and joining them on this journey as a daughter and ‘consultant’. My experiences taught me that all decisions... Read more »

Last Updated May 19, 2021 by

MBA Essay Insight Events: Join Us On July 28!

We’re sure you’ve already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process? Get essay tips straight from admissions representatives at leading business schools during our upcoming MBA Essay Insight Event Series! We had our first two events on July 14th & July 21st and will be hosting one additional free online event – on July 28th @ 12 pm ET – to provide some insider advice to MBA applicants. Each session will start with a 60-minute roundtable panel, hosted by Clear Admit Co-Founder Graham Richmond.  admissions reps... Read more »

Last Updated May 14, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: How I Navigated Virtual Recruiting and Secured My Summer Internship

Current Wharton MBA student, Nancy Zhang MBA ’22, shares her journey through virtual recruiting to a summer internship in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. How I Navigated Virtual Recruiting and Secured My Summer Internship Nancy Zhang, Wharton MBA ’22© Matt Greenslade Nancy Zhang, WG’22, is interviewed by Sugirtha Stathis, Director of Student Programs and Communication, MBA Career Management Sugirtha Stathis: What did you do before coming to Wharton? What did you want to explore during your time in the MBA Program? Nancy Zhang: Prior to coming to Wharton, I spent five years at an executive search firm. I was handling... Read more »

Last Updated May 12, 2021 by

MBA Student Interview by Juno: John From Columbia Business School

MBA Student Interview: Columbia Business School Juno’s MBA Student Interview Series aims to bring transparency to the MBA application process. In these student interviews, we’ll talk with MBA students about their paths and decision-making process. The subject of this piece has asked to remain anonymous, so we’ll refer to them as John.   Deciding on an MBA For John, financing is playing a big role in his decision-making process. After receiving need-based scholarship from Columbia Business School, he was able to commit to program, which was also his top MBA choice. “From Columbia, I received about 75% of my tuition,... Read more »

Last Updated May 11, 2021 by

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Deferred Enrollment / First-Year Student / Zoom

30-minute blind interview with a first-year student. It was fairly casual and more like a conversation. The three questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself/Walk me through your resume. 2. What are you short-term and long-term goals? 3. Why Columbia/Why NYC?

Last Updated May 7, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Making Kellogg History by Winning the Venture Capital Investment Competition

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, get a behind-the-scenes view of Northwestern Kellogg MBA students’ prep for the annual Venture Capital Investment Competition. Making Kellogg History by Winning the Venture Capital Investment Competition By Hayley Bohart (2Y 2022) “The best way to break into Venture Capital: do the job before you get the job.” This advice should sound familiar to anyone looking to land a role in VC after business school. I heard it myself when I started my Kellogg MBA journey this past fall, and I wondered how someone might crack this chicken-or-egg conundrum and gain VC experience... Read more »

Join the Clear Admit community for free and conduct unlimited searches of MBA LiveWire, MBA DecisionWire, MBA ApplyWire and the Interview Archive. Register now and you’ll also get 10% off your entire first order.

Click here to register!

Already have an account? .

Log In

Please enter your Username and Password

Don’t have an account? Register for free