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Nov 26, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Yale SOM Students Share What They’re Thankful For

In the spirit of the American holiday of Thanksgiving, student leaders at the Yale School of Management shared what they’re thankful for. We share the first four in this Fridays from the Frontline, but you can see the full list here. What I’m Thankful For We asked some of our... Read more »

Nov 25, 2021

Real Humans of the HEC Paris MBA Class of 2023

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students introduces some new members of the MBA Class of 2023 at HEC Paris. Typically, the class size at HEC Paris hovers around 300. However, due to COVID-related deferrals, the MBA Class of 2023 numbers 378.* Thirty-five percent are women. Ninety-five percent are international... Read more »

Nov 24, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Eddie Asbie of Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series, we welcome Eddie Asbie, Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Eddie has spent the past 17 years of his professional career in higher education, primarily within the admissions... Read more »

Nov 23, 2021

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was conducted thru Zoom with a second-year student. The student seemed to have a set of questions to ask and then proceeded to follow up depending on my response. 1) Can you go introduce yourself? 2) Why an mba? 2) Why booth? What specifically does Booth offer you... Read more »

Nov 23, 2021

HEC Students Tackle Climate Change Through Creative Destruction Lab-Paris

Sponsored Content HEC Paris MBAs partnered with the Creative Destructive Lab (CDL) to tackle one of society’s most pressing issues: climate change. Through CDL-Paris, MBA students and independent mentors are matched with highly scalable startups and entrepreneurs. Twenty-five startups begin the program each year and CDL-Paris helps them commercialize their... Read more »

Nov 23, 2021

Real Humans of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Class of 2023

Meet some of the newest members of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Class of 2023 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 296 students matriculated in the latest Kenan-Flagler MBA class. Thirty-four percent are women and 26 percent are international. Based on the U.S. attendance, 29 percent identify as U.S.... Read more »

Nov 23, 2021

Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2021 Breaks 10-Year Employment Acceptance Rate Record

The University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business recently released the employment report for their MBA Class of 2021, and the record-breaking successes show the value of the institution’s degree in the labor market. A record-breaking 97.5 percent of the 416 Michigan Ross MBA graduates received job offers... Read more »

Nov 22, 2021

The Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast Hits Milestone 200th Episode!

The Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast has turned 200! That’s right, this week’s episode is the 200th edition of a podcast that was first launched in March of 2018. Needless to say, it has wildly exceeded our expectations. In celebration of such a milestone, we want to share a handful... Read more »

Nov 22, 2021

Georgetown McDonough MBA Class of 2023 Profile: More Diverse and More Selective

Georgetown McDonough has released its fall 2021 incoming MBA class profile, and once again, it is the most diverse and high-achieving class of students the school has admitted. McDonough has increased its enrollment benchmarks for diversity, historically underrepresented minorities, and international enrollment. The class numbers 283, reflecting a 10 percent... Read more »

Nov 22, 2021

Episode 200: Wire Taps—Should I Still Apply This Year? Do I Have Enough Work Experience? I Need Help with My Quant Score!

We are excited to mark another milestone with our 200th podcast episode! We would like to thank all our listeners (who have combined for more than 222,000 listens) for making this podcast the show that it has become! Alex and Graham are here to mark the occasion with another installment... Read more »

Nov 20, 2021

CMU Tepper Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview with Jackson Otto. She was really friendly and very engaged throughout the discussion. We started with a casual talk about her experience in the city I am living in. She also emphasized that it is a blind interview, that she has only read my resume, not my essay. Questions... Read more »

Nov 20, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumni / Zoom

The interview takes place thru Zoom. The alumni was a graduate who had a similar background and career aspirations as myself. It seems that they will find someone who matches your background or goals. The interview was resume based and on Zoom. 1) Can you please tell me about yourself?... Read more »

Nov 19, 2021

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alumni / Virtual

Pretty standard small talk & intros for first 5 minutes. Talk me through your resume. Why do you want an MBA and why from Columbia? What are your short-term and long-term career goals? What is your backup plan if those goals don’t work out? How do you think you’ll contribute... Read more »

Nov 19, 2021

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Class of 2023 Profile

The Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management has released its MBA Class of 2023 class profile. This year, the class of 182 students comes from a diverse group of countries and top undergraduate institutions. This MBA cohort will be present for the August 2022 opening of the new $55... Read more »

Nov 18, 2021

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alumnus / Zoom

Interviewed 11/5. Interview was blind, although I had sent over my resume ahead of time. Questions: – Tell me about yourself / walk me through your resume. – Why an MBA – which flowed naturally into Why Columbia. – What does your team structure look like at work? – What... Read more »

Nov 18, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom Call

It was an alumnus interview that was resume based. He clearly worked through some of the pre-populated questions that Kellogg provided. Examples include: “Walk me through your resume,” “Why Kellogg,” and “What impact will you have on the Kellogg community.” I was surprised that he took the entire interview from... Read more »

Nov 18, 2021

Real Humans of UCI Merage’s MBA Class of 2023

In this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series, we head to the University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business. Fifty-one students comprise the UCI Merage MBA Class of 2023. Forty-three percent are women and 27 percent are international. The new class represent 10 different countries. During... Read more »

Nov 17, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Soojin Kwon of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business

We continue to deliver insights into MBA admissions with our Admissions Director Q&A series. This week, we are excited to welcome Soojin Kwon, Managing Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions and Program at Michigan Ross. Soojin Kwon, Managing Director for Full-time MBA Admissions and Program at Michigan Ross Soojin has led... Read more »

Nov 16, 2021

Real Humans of Yale SOM’s MBA Class of 2023

Some new members of the Yale School of Management’s MBA Class of 2023 join us for the latest edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series. 349 students matriculated in the latest class in New Haven, CT. Forty-three percent are women and 44 percent are international passport holders. Forty-nine percent... Read more »

Nov 15, 2021

Wharton MBA Employment Report for 2021 Reveals Impressive Results for Grads

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has released its MBA employment report for the Class of 2021, and its successes point to a Wharton degree’s value in the job market. An impressive 99% of MBA graduates seeking employment received a job offer within three months of graduation, while 96.8% had accepted... Read more »

Interviews

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was conducted thru Zoom with a second-year student. The student seemed to have a set of questions to ask and then proceeded to follow up depending on my response.1) Can you go introd

CMU Tepper Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview with Jackson Otto. She was really friendly and very engaged throughout the discussion. We started with a casual talk about her experience in the city I am living in. She also emphasized tha

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumni / Zoom

The interview takes place thru Zoom. The alumni was a graduate who had a similar background and career aspirations as myself. It seems that they will find someone who matches your background or goals.

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Careers and Financial Aid

Webinar: How to Successfully Navigate a Career Switch – Video Recap

Planning to change careers after completing an MBA? Check out the recap video where Clear Admit and the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business discussed "How to Successfully Navigate a Care

Real Humans of General Mills: Steve Cheng, Cornell Johnson ‘18, Associate Brand Manager

For many MBA students, participating in an internship can be an eye-opening experience that can help pinpoint likes and dislikes, develop professional aptitude, increase marketability, and more. Beyon

Real Humans of Nike: Katie Ross, Kellogg ‘20, Corporate Strategy Manager

Nike is the world's largest supplier and manufacturer of athletic shoes, apparel and other sports equipment. This American multinational company, headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, is driven by its v

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Essays

MBA Essay Insight Event Series: Sept/Oct Dates!

As you most likely already know, essays are a critical component of the MBA admissions process. That's why we're bringing back our popular MBA Essay Insight Event Series for three more events this Sep

Successfully Answer the UT Austin McCombs MBA Application Essays

The MBA application essays only allow you a few hundred words to tell admissions teams who you are, what you offer, and why you should be accepted. It's a lot to fit in such little space. For those ca

Admissions Tip: Word Limits and Character Counts

MBA candidates naturally have a good deal of information they want – and need – to convey in their materials, and getting the important ideas down under restrictive word counts is a difficult task

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