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Oct 15, 2021

Real Humans of ASU Carey’s MBA Class of 2023

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to Arizona to meet new members of the ASU W.P. Carey School of Business Class of 2023. Out of 691 applicants, 59 students matriculated in the W.P. Carey Class of 2023. Twenty-nine percent of students are international and 31% are women. Thirty-one... Read more »

Oct 15, 2021

Kellogg MBA Class of 2023 Sets New Standard for Representation and Achievement

Kellogg School of Management has released MBA Class of 2023 profile. The 508 incoming students bring with them the school’s highest average GPA, and the greatest representation of both women and US minorities in MBA class history. Here are some highlights of the class profile: Kellogg MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate... Read more »

Oct 14, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interview was very casual and conversational. The student interviewing me noted that he had a few questions he was obligated to ask, and would be taking notes, but overall the tone was more conversational than formal. Questions 1. Tell me about yourself, specifically why MBA? 2. Why MBA now? 3.... Read more »

Oct 14, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Lisa Rios of NYU Stern School of Business

Lisa Rios, Assistant Dean, NYU Stern MBA Admissions In this Admissions Director Q&A, we hear from Lisa Rios, Assistant Dean of NYU Stern MBA Admissions. As a member of the Admissions team since 2008, she has evaluated nearly 50,000 Full-time MBA applications and seen nearly 5,000 new full-time students start... Read more »

Oct 13, 2021

Real Humans of the MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2023

Welcome to another edition of Real Humans: MBA Students in which we get to know some new business school students and their journeys through admissions. This time, candidates of the MIT Sloan Class of 2023 share their stories and advice. A total of 450 students joined the MIT Sloan Class... Read more »

Oct 13, 2021

Berkeley Haas Full-Time MBA Class of 2023

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has released its MBA Class of 2023 profile. This year, an impressive number of first-generation college students, LGBTQ+ students, and veterans comprise the 291 enrolled class. Here are some key elements of the profile: UC Berkeley Haas MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background Average... Read more »

Oct 12, 2021

MBA RankingsWire: Share Your Top 10 MBA Programs!

We are proud to introduce MBA RankingsWire, a feed of crowd-sourced rankings of business schools based on individual priorities, goals and preferences. We want to gather a variety of submissions from different perspectives — and that’s where you come in! Whether you’re an MBA applicant or insider (like a student or... Read more »

Oct 11, 2021

Protected: Webinar: CMU Tepper MBA: Designed for the Intelligent Future – Join us 11/2!

Interested in an MBA degree that will stand the test of time? Join Clear Admit and Carnegie Mellon Tepper to take part in our discussion, “CMU Tepper MBA: Designed for the Intelligent Future.” In a future defined by vast quantities of data, will you be able to harness this information... Read more »

Oct 11, 2021

Episode 191: Wire Taps—Pharma to VC, COVID Adversity, 690 GMAT or 322 GRE?

It’s time for another podcast episode of Wire Taps, so get your head phones ready for a round of MBA admissions advice. This week, an MBA hopeful with a pharma background is placed to aim high for their target schools. A digital marketing entrepreneur had to deal with some business... Read more »

Oct 11, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines & Interview Invites, October 11-15, 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 rolls on. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway, interview invites are also rolling out for some programs. Monday, October 11,... Read more »

Oct 8, 2021

Real Humans of the IESE MBA Class of 2023

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra in Barcelona. IESE’s class is comprised of about 350 students and 30 percent are women. The students’ average age is 29 at the time of matriculation, with an average of... Read more »

Oct 8, 2021

Wharton MBA Class of 2023 Achieves Long-Sought Milestone

The years-long effort to promote gender parity in the business leadership pipeline has paid off for The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, whose MBA Class of 2023 hit a historic milestone for the representation of women. The 897-member class also made records for GMAT score highs and LGBTQ... Read more »

Oct 7, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Emily Haydon of Northwestern Kellogg

Emily Haydon, Interim Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Northwestern Kellogg We roll right along with our Admissions Director Q&A series by welcoming Emily Haydon, Interim Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to chat about the leading b-school. She... Read more »

Oct 6, 2021

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Reports: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

This interview was conducted during the Open Interview Round by a 2nd year student. Although the environment was pretty casual, we went through a good amount of interview questions. I wrote down as much as I could remember: 1. She first introduced herself and provided a brief overview of the... Read more »

Oct 6, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Amber Janke of The University of Washington Foster School of Business

Amber Janke, Director of MBA Admissions (Full-time MBA and Evening MBA) at Washington Foster School of Business Rolling along with our Admissions Director Q&A series, we hear from Amber Janke, Director of Full-time and Evening MBA Admissions at the Foster School of Business of the University of Washington. Amber has... Read more »

Oct 5, 2021

Real Humans of the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2023

We are excited to kick off Real Humans: MBA Students with the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2023. In this annual series, new MBA students provide firsthand insights into the academic and student life at their leading business schools. Michigan Ross welcomed 398 students to the Class of 2023. Forty-six... Read more »

Oct 4, 2021

HBS Announces Timing of Round 1 Interview Invitations & Early Release

Applicants to Harvard Business School can expect some big news from the school on Tuesday, October 5th at noon EST. In a post to the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of HBS admissions Chad Losee wrote that Round 1 applicants can expect the following: “Each of you will receive individual news... Read more »

Oct 4, 2021

Episode 189: Wire Taps—College Athletes, RankingsWire Debut

Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Graham and Alex offer advice to MBA applicants who have sought help through our social tools. This week, we hear from a distinguished college athlete looking to make up for a low GPA and advance in the field of finance.... Read more »

Oct 4, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines & Interview Invites, October 4-8, 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 deadlines & HBS interview invitations. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway. Tuesday, October 5, UCLA / Anderson and Washington /... Read more »

Oct 3, 2021

Northwestern / Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Video

The interview was casual and friendly. It took about 35 min and the alumnus spent another 10 min to answer my questions. Good luck to everyone! Questions: • Tell me about yourself. • What’s your short-term & long-term goal? • Why MBA and Why Kellogg? • How would you describe... Read more »

Interviews

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interview was very casual and conversational. The student interviewing me noted that he had a few questions he was obligated to ask, and would be taking notes, but overall the tone was more conversati

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Reports: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

This interview was conducted during the Open Interview Round by a 2nd year student. Although the environment was pretty casual, we went through a good amount of interview questions. I wrote down as mu

Northwestern / Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Video

The interview was casual and friendly. It took about 35 min and the alumnus spent another 10 min to answer my questions. Good luck to everyone!Questions: • Tell me about yourself. • What’s

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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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