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Last Updated Aug 28, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: UPenn / Wharton Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the UPenn / Wharton Round 1 Deadline of September 18, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your Wharton application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the UPenn / Wharton profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide, which... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 28, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: INSEAD Round 1 Deadline (September 2019 Intake)

Attention all INSEAD applicants, the Round 1 Deadline of September 19, 2018 is just three weeks away! Need help with your application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the INSEAD School profile page as this page includes resources such as: Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide includes an in-depth side-by-side comparison of INSEAD and its peer institutions. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 27, 2018 by

The MBA Application: Know Your Audience

As Round 1 deadlines approach, applicants are coming to understand that applying to business school is an incredibly demanding process. In addition to taking the GMAT, assembling academic transcripts and providing recommendation letters, candidates are required to draft multiple essays, job descriptions, lists of activities and more. With the obvious incentive to save time wherever possible, it’s understandable that many applicants simply cut and paste content from an existing résumé and write about their work in the manner that comes most naturally. However, in doing so, countless candidates each year assemble their materials without ever asking a fundamental question.   Who... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 24, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: London Business School Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the London Business School Round 1 Deadline of September 14, 2018 is just 21 days away! (Note: All application deadlines are 17:00 UK time.) Need help with your application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the London Business School profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 22, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: Duke / Fuqua Early Action Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Duke / Fuqua Early Action Deadline of September 12, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your Fuqua application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Duke / Fuqua school profile page as this includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide, which includes an... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 22, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: Yale SOM Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Yale SOM Round 1 Deadline of September 12, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your Yale SOM application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Yale SOM School profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide includes an in-depth side-by-side comparison... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 21, 2018 by

Boston College / Carroll MBA Deadlines 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 Boston College / Carroll School of Management deadlines have been released for the coming MBA admissions season. The program’s admissions process comprises four rounds of deadlines and decision dates.   2018-2019 Boston College / Carroll MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: September 17, 2018 Decision Notification: December 5, 2018 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 7, 2019 Decision Notification: March 15, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 Decision Notification: May 1, 2019 Round 4 Application Deadline: April 15, 2019 Decision Notification: June 5, 2018

Last Updated Aug 20, 2018 by

Should I Apply in Round 1 or Round 2 to My Top Choice School?

This is the second in a two-part series on MBA application strategy. In case you missed the first, check it out here. In terms of application strategy, one of the biggest questions prospective MBA applicants wrestle with is whether to apply in Round 1 or Round 2 to the school they most want to attend. As you might imagine, based on our years of advising applicants to top-tier business schools, Clear Admit has some thoughts on the matter. Overall, if you are an outstanding candidate and have had adequate time to prepare your candidacy, then you should apply as part of the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: UVA Darden Early Action Deadline

Attention all applicants, the UVA Darden Early Action Deadline of September 7, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your UVA Darden application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the UVA Darden school profile page as this includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide, which includes an in-depth... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: Oxford Saïd Round 1 Deadline

Attention all Oxford Saïd Business School applicants, the Round 1 Deadline of September 7, 2018 is just three weeks away! Need help with your application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Oxford Saïd Business School profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide includes an in-depth side-by-side comparison of Oxford and its peer institutions.  For a limited time you can get the Oxford Saïd School Guide FREE when you become part of the Clear Admit community! 2. For preparing for the Saïd interview, our interview archive includes many... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: Cambridge Judge Business School’s Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Cambridge / Judge MBA Round 1 Deadline of September 7, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Cambridge / Judge School profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide includes an in-depth side-by-side comparison of Cambridge / Judge and its peer institutions. The guide provides side-by-side comparisons of Judge and its peer institutions, admissions director Q&As and more.  For a limited time you can get the Cambridge / Judge School Guide FREE when you become part of the Clear Admit community!... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

Indiana / Kelley Essay Questions 2018-2019

The Indiana University / Kelley School of Business admissions committee has released the 2018-2019 MBA essay questions. The Indiana / Kelley essay questions are unchanged from last admissions season, consisting of three required essays and an optional essay. 2018-2019 Indiana / Kelley MBA Essay Questions 1. Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow you to achieve these goals? Should the short-term goals you have identified not materialize, what alternate career paths might you consider? (500 words) 2. Please respond to one of the following short essay prompts. (300 words) a. My greatest memory... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

CMU Tepper Essay Question 2018-2019

The admissions committee at Carnegie Mellon University has released the prompt for the 2018-2019 Tepper MBA essay. 2018-2019 CMU Tepper Essay Question Required Essay At Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School, we love to tell our story. Below is your chance to tell yours. Please select only ONE of the options below to complete the essay requirement (maximum 300–350 words). Option #1: Carnegie Mellon University is an institution that never stops looking and moving ahead, pioneering the next way forward with technology, business and research to answer questions big and small. Personally or professionally, in what way have you been a pioneer? Option #2: Amidst the ambiguous... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

UT Austin / McCombs Deadlines and Essay Questions 2018-2019

The UT Austin / McCombs deadlines and essay questions for the 2018-2019 admissions season have been shared by the admissions committee. 2018-2019 UT Austin / McCombs MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline: October 9, 2018 Decision Notification: December 18, 2018 Round 2 Application Deadline: January 8, 2019 Decision Notification: March 28, 2019 Round 3 Application Deadline: April 2, 2019 Decision Notification: May 9, 2019 Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. CST the day of the deadline.   2018-2019 UT Austin / McCombs MBA Essay Questions The admissions team asks that you complete both essays below, as well as the optional statement... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Essay Questions 2018-2019

Following up on the announcement of its 2018-2019 deadlines, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has revealed the Kenan-Flagler MBA essay questions for the coming admissions season.   2018-2019 UNC Kenan-Flagler Essay Questions Essay One (Required) Please respond to the questions below that will assist us in learning more about you (500 words): Tell us what your immediate career goals are and how you will benefit personally and professionally from earning an MBA at Kenan-Flagler Business School. As the business world continues to evolve, circumstances can change and guide you in a different direction. Should your goals that you... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

GMAT Tip: Read It Right On The Screen

Many test takers get frustrated when they uncover that a point of weakness in their GMAT practice tests is the reading section. “But I have an English degree!” or “I read part of a book each day!” While reading difficult, dense reading material each day – like the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, or The Economist – can certainly boost and hone your reading comprehension skills, the reality is that (just like the rest of the test) there is a strategy behind the reading comprehension section that is more than, well, just reading. One strategy that a lot of test takers don’t think... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: Harvard Business School Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Harvard Business School Round 1 Deadline of September 5, 2018 is just a mere 21 days away! Need help with your HBS application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Harvard Business School profile page as this page includes resources such as: 1. Our detailed Essay Topic Analysis, which is great if you are just beginning to tackle your essays, is also great if you have nearly finished and want a fresh perspective and make sure you have addressed all the touch points. 2. Our thorough Clear Admit... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 14, 2018 by

Clear Admit and Tuck School of Business Host Webinar – “A Walk Through the Tuck Application”

Are you planning on applying to The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth this admissions season? If so, it may be helpful to know that they have made some exciting innovations to the application process. We’ve just made the “A Walk Through the Tuck Application” webinar we conducted with Kristin Roth, Tuck’s Associate Director of Admissions, available online – and we highly recommend that you give it a listen as it brings valuable insight into applying to tuck! The webinar covered: What a Tuck MBA Candidate looks like How to navigate the application process at Tuck The best advice for taking on the new... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 14, 2018 by

21 Days to Go: IESE Early Decision Deadline

Attention all applicants, the IESE Early Decision Deadline of September 4, 2018 is just 21 days away! Need help with your IESE Business School application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the IESE school profile page as this includes resources such as: 1. Our thorough Clear Admit School Guide, which includes an in-depth side-by-side comparison of the IESE MBA and its peer programs. For a limited time you can get the IESE School Guide FREE when you become part of the Clear Admit community! 2. For preparing for the IESE interview, our interview archive includes... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 13, 2018 by

Savvy MBA Application Strategy: How Many Apps, Which Schools, When to Apply

You’ve decided the MBA is the next stop on your career path. What now? The smartest applicants are those who take the time to create an informed MBA application strategy—a well thought-out game plan that can help you obtain your goals as efficiently and effectively as possible. One of the first challenges you’ll face is school selection—strategically choosing which schools to target, bearing in mind the competitive mix of those schools.    In recent years, MBA applicants appear to be trending downward in terms of the total number of schools to which they apply. Research we have undertaken on data from MBA... Read more »

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