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Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: #Healthcare

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What Georgetown McDonough MBA Students Learn Outside the Classroom

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Oct 9, 2017

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Real Humans of the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2019

The 422 students who make up the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Class of 2019 are a record-setting bunch. For starters, their average GMAT score was 716, an eight-point jump over last year’s, which was itself a record. But they also set records for their diversity. Forty-three percent of... Read more »

Sep 20, 2017

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Choosing the Best Business School for Consulting

If you are a prospective MBA applicant looking to business school as a way to enter or accelerate your career in the consulting industry, you are certainly not alone. According to the 2017 Prospective Student Survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), consulting is once again the most sought-after... Read more »

Jul 15, 2017

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2017-2018 MBA Deadlines

Many of the top business schools have already announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. 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 will... Read more »

Oct 19, 2017

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Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: #Healthcare

Healthcare is a hot topic in business school communities these days, and so we’re setting the spotlight on related Twitter posts in this edition of Top #MBA Tweets of the Week. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the latest attempts to repeal it, UT Austin / McCombs... Read more »

Oct 18, 2017

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$50 Million Alumni Gift Promises to Help Transform Learning at UNC Kenan-Flagler

The University of North Carolina and its Kenan-Flagler School of Business recently received a $50 million gift from alumni John and Marree Townsend. The Townsends’ contribution will go toward the Innovative Directions campaign, which focuses on transforming teaching and learning through virtual reality, simulations, augmented reality, gamification, and artificial intelligence.... Read more »

Oct 18, 2017

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Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

The following is the final part of our four-part interview series, which we first published two years ago, and are reintroducing again  season. We’ve tackled open versus invitation-only, blind versus non-blind and the newer team-based discussion interview. MBA Admissions Interviews: What’s left to discuss? In this, our final post in... Read more »

Oct 18, 2017

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GMAT Test Week Advice: 3 Things to Avoid

You’ve prepped for months, sacrificed happy hours and quality time with your friends and stayed up late and risen early just to get in an extra few drills. Much like an endurance athlete, you’ve put in the time, and the only thing left to do is execute. Often the hardest... Read more »

Oct 17, 2017

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[Free Webinar] “Standing Out in the Admissions Process” with Cornell Johnson’s Judi Byers

Join Clear Admit & Cornell Johnson’s Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid Judi Byers for a FREE MBA admissions webinar on “Standing Out in the Admissions Process.” Wednesday, November 1, 2017  |  11:00 a.m Eastern In this online information session, you’ll be provided with an overview and expert insight on how... Read more »

Oct 17, 2017

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What Georgetown McDonough MBA Students Learn Outside the Classroom

What do Colin Powell, an Indiana dairy farm, the D.C. Department of Public Works, and a triathalon have in common? They are all part of the fabric that comprises life outside of the classroom for MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Sure, it makes sense to judge... Read more »

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    Vanderbilt / Owen MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    Following up on the 2017-2018 essay topics for the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, we wanted to offer our Essay Topic Analysis for the Class of 2020 hopefuls.   Vanderbilt /

    SMU / Cox MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    With the release of the 2017-2018 SMU Cox essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants. This year, SMU / Cox again asks MBA applicants for a typical career goals essay as well as othe

    Rochester / Simon MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    We’re following up the Rochester / Simon Business School essay questions with our essay topic analysis for the applicant pool seeking entrance in 2018. Rochester / Simon MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2

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    Interviews

    Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

    The following is the final part of our four-part interview series, which we first published two years ago, and are reintroducing again  season. We’ve tackled open versus invitation-only, blind vers

    Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part III

    In this, our third installment of our interview series, which we first launched two years ago and are reproducing for this season, we’ll take a closer look at one of the more recent interview permut

    Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview – Part II

    This is the second in a four-part series on the MBA admissions interview that we produced last season, and are releasing again for this season. In case you missed it, view Part I here.  Okay—now th

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    Top 5 Reasons Diversity MBA Conferences Should Be on Your Recruiting Calendar

    More than 10,000 MBA students, business school representatives, recruiters, and business executives filled the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia late last month for one of the largest car

    Social Impact MBAs: Programs That Help Students Make a Difference in the World

    For years, social impact has been a growing area of emphasis at business schools. Increasingly, MBA students are stating that a well-paying career isn’t enough: They also want to make a difference.

    Choosing the Best Business School for Consulting

    If you are a prospective MBA applicant looking to business school as a way to enter or accelerate your career in the consulting industry, you are certainly not alone. According to the 2017 Prospective

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