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MBA News You Need: HBS Talks Brexit, Stanford Researches Poverty, IU Kelley Announces LGBTQ+ Scholarship, and More

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Admissions Tip: Letters of Support

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Jan 16, 2019

GMAT Tip: Shaved Seconds Add Up

When working through GMAT Quantitative problems, at times some students will comment, “well, I solved this problem this way, so that’s fine right???” Totally. As we’ve covered in quite a few posts, there are always several different ways to get to the correct answer for a problem solving or data... Read more »

Jan 16, 2019

MBA News You Need: HBS Talks Brexit, Stanford Researches Poverty, IU Kelley Announces LGBTQ+ Scholarship, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news you need that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of January 15, 2019. HBS Professor on Surviving... Read more »

Jan 15, 2019

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Cornell / Johnson or Dartmouth / Tuck for Investment Banking

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate accepted to Cornell / Johnson and Dartmouth / Tuck. They also received scholarship offers from both institutions–$100k from Johnson and $60k from Tuck, which seemed to influence... Read more »

Jan 14, 2019

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

The following CMU Tepper interview questions & report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant. I had applied for Round 1 and I got the interview call almost on the next day of the deadline. It was a Skype interview with an Admissions Officer. The interview lasted for 30 minutes... Read more »

Jan 14, 2019

Real Humans of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Class of 2020

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is celebrating its 100th birthday this week. Through the decades of development and evolution in business education, the school has grown in tandem with its core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Over 4,000 alumni enjoy careers... Read more »

Jan 14, 2019

Admissions Tip: Letters of Support

While business schools require candidates to submit anywhere from 1-3 recommendations as part of the regular admissions process, we’re devoting this admissions tip to a lesser known relative of the formal recommendation: the letter of support. The letter of support is very different from a typical letter of recommendation, in ways... Read more »

Essays

Admissions Tip: Round 2 Deadlines – The Moment of Truth

Over the last couple of weeks we published a series of MBA admissions tips for Round 2 application deadlines. Today, as a little holiday offering for our readers, we’ve conveniently gathered those t

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Submitting an Optional Essay

We realize that the questions of whether to answer an optional essay and, if so, what to say are ones that loom large for many MBA applicants at this time of year. While we’ve been offering a great

Clear Admit Webinar Series Recap – “How to Ace Round One Applications”

Are you planning on applying in Round One?  Clear Admit’s experts are here to give you advice and tips to be successful at navigating the admissions process. We’ve just completed both par

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Interviews

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

The following CMU Tepper interview questions & report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant. I had applied for Round 1 and I got the interview call almost on the next day of the

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

A Wharton MBA interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant off-campus. Description / location of visit and/or interview atmosphere: Interviewed at the Wharton SF Campus, which

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

A Wharton MBA interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant on-campus who took part in their Team Based Discussion. I arrived at the interview around 15 minutes early. Was able

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Careers and Financial Aid

Post-MBA Plans in Consulting? Review The Best Business Schools for Consulting

Management consulting has been one of the most coveted career paths for fresh MBA grads for ages. With so many MBA graduates vying for roles in the consulting field, one of the best ways to distingui

Stanford GSB Employment Report Reveals Record Salaries & Employers

For the fourth year in a row, Stanford GSB MBA graduates earned record high salaries with the mean base salary reaching $145,559. According to the 2018 Employment Report, this broke last year’s reco

Gettin’ Paid: Recent Harvard MBA Grads See Starting Salaries North of $160K

Harvard Business School (HBS) this week joined other top MBA programs in publishing employment stats for its most recent graduates. Top takeaways? Try starting salaries exceeding $160,000. This year

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    Applied at NYU Stern via portal.
    India.
    Rejected at Columbia via email.
    GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 740.
    Interview Invite to Yale SOM via email.
    GPA: 3.7. Vietnam.
    Interview Invite to Dartmouth / Tuck via email.
    GMAT: 690. Latin America.
    Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
    GMAT: 720. New York City.

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    GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.96
    Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity
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    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.05
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology
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    Applying: Babson / Olin
    GMAT: 550 GPA: 3,36
    Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship

    MBA DecisionWire

    UVA
    Enrolled: UVA / Darden
    Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Duke / Fuqua, UVA / Darden
    GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
    UVA
    Enrolled: UVA / Darden
    Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, UNC Kenan-Flagler, UT Austin / McCombs, UVA / Darden, U. Washington / Foster
    GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.6
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Chi
    Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, IESE, London Business School, Michigan / Ross
    GMAT: 780 GPA: 77.9/100
    Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
    Mic
    Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg
    GRE: 330 GPA: 3.56
    Post-MBA Career: Consumer Goods
    Cor
    Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
    Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Duke / Fuqua
    GMAT: 660 GPA: 3.77
    Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking

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