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Nov 24, 2022

Real Humans of the IESE MBA Class of 2024

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 38 percent are women. Eighty-five percent are international, representing over 50 nationalities. The students’ average age is 29 at the time of... Read more »

Nov 23, 2022

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I was interviewed in early November. It was a group of six people with two second years. The second years joined 10 minutes before the official time. The TBD was well run. Everyone chimed in and was able to provide input to the final presentation. I was expecting the 25... Read more »

Nov 23, 2022

USC Marshall MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

I spoke with Laura Hartman, a member of the Admissions Committee, through Microsoft Teams. This was a blind interview so she was not the person who reviewed my application. Unlike some of the other interviews that I've had so far, this one was a little more formal, less conversation outside... Read more »

Nov 23, 2022

Georgetown McDonough MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Earns Record Salaries

The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business employment report shows a successful MBA Class of 2022 that secured record-setting average salaries for the program, reported at $138,552. Ninety-six percent of graduates received a job offer within three months of graduation and 95 percent accepted their offers, which matched last year’s record... Read more »

Nov 22, 2022

Real Humans of Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Class of 2024

Get to know some new members of the Georgetown McDonough MBA Class of 2024 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. Out of 1,537 applicants, 249 students matriculated into the McDonough MBA program in the fall of 2022. Thirty-four percent are women and 42 percent are international. Thirty-eight percent... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

TBD: The TBD experience was pretty friendly and we had 6 people in total from diverse backgrounds in our discussion group. The facililator started with rules of the TBD and set the countdown. We then focused on each question in the prompt and finished around the countdown of the given... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview process was pretty standard. The interviewer seems to have my resume and a brief summary of my application (not the entire application). Typical questions and the atmosphere was friendly and casual. Interviewer questions include: Tell me about yourself. Why did you choose your industry? How did you get... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview was on Zoom with an alumnus based in Chicago working in tech and a former MBB consultant. The vibe was relaxed, although the interviewer was a little ranty, telling me why consulting work-life balance sucked and why he's glad he got out. The first question was an icebreaker -... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

They seem to match interviewer based on region and industry. My interviewer has similar background with me and knows a lot about my industry. The interview is largely resume-based (the interviewer only has my resume). Interview questions include: Tell me about yourself. More details about the projects you were involved?... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Date of interview: Nov 9 Interview atmosphere: Second-years are casual and friendly. Among the group, there is definitely an effort to be friendly and supportive. However, there is always a hint of competition as expected. Type of interview: Team-based interview followed by a 10-min chat with second years Interview question:... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview took place on Zoom with two second-year students. They let us into the room about 10 minutes before the TBD was scheduled to start. There were 6 prospective students participating. We were all American. I actually knew one of the other interviewees, but neither of us let on... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

MBA Wire Taps 262—Female Asian attorney. Hispanic in Private Equity. Phoenix-bound

This week's episode of the podcast kicks off with Graham and Alex discussing the latest activity on MBA LiveWire which included interview invites from Berkeley / Haas and Stanford. Graham then highlighted his recent tour of leading MBA programs on the east coast, including Harvard, Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT /... Read more »

Nov 18, 2022

MIT Sloan Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Secures Strong Employment Outcomes

The MBA Class of 2022 of the MIT Sloan School of Management saw upward trends in placement and salary, according to the MBA employment report.  Sloan MBAs are looking toward their futures, with 42.3 percent citing growth potential as their top reason for accepting a position. Within three months of... Read more »

Nov 17, 2022

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

Pretty friendly second-year 1. Walk me through your resume. 2 Why MBA? 3. Why Fuqua? 4. What will you contribute to Fuqua? 5. What do you know of the Team Fuqua Spirit? 6. Tell me about a time when you helped advance a team. 7. Tell me about a time... Read more »

Nov 17, 2022

Real Humans of the HEC Paris MBA Class of 2024

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to France to meet some new members of the MBA Class of 2024 at HEC Paris. The Class of 2024 is comprised of 235 students, who may matriculate in September or January (class profile stats are an estimate until students matriculate in... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

I had my interview with a 2019 alum. He was in fact very responsive and quick in setting up time. We scheduled an hour, but when we started he said we will do 30-40 mins of Q/A and then questions for him: 1. Started with tell me about yourself and... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

List of interview questions 1. Walk me through your resume. (I was cut off after a very short amount of time. I only got to mention my undergrad and one of my three jobs) 2. Why an MBA? Why now? 3. What attracts you to Johnson? 4. Do you feel... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

Harvard Business School Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Excels

The Harvard Business School employment report shows a successful MBA Class of 2022 that secured a high median base salary of $175,000. Of the 732 students who matriculated for the class, 71 percent were seeking employment post-MBA. Of those, 95 percent secured offers and 90 percent accepted offers. Twenty-nine percent... Read more »

Nov 15, 2022

Berkeley Haas Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / On-Campus

I went through an interview day at the Haas campus. There was a lunch, campus tour, student panel, and a team building session with fellow candidates who were there, followed by a reception/happy hour. All in all it was about a 7-hour long day including the interview and a great... Read more »

Nov 15, 2022

Real Humans of the Washington University Olin MBA Class of 2024

Meet some new members of the Washington University Olin Business School Class of 2024 in St. Louis in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 69 full-time MBA students matriculated at Olin in the fall of 2022. Women comprise 47 percent of the class and 49 percent are international, representing... Read more »

Interviews

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I was interviewed in early November. It was a group of six people with two second years. The second years joined 10 minutes before the official time. The TBD was well run. Everyone chimed in and was a

USC Marshall MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

I spoke with Laura Hartman, a member of the Admissions Committee, through Microsoft Teams. This was a blind interview so she was not the person who reviewed my application. Unlike some of the other in

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

TBD: The TBD experience was pretty friendly and we had 6 people in total from diverse backgrounds in our discussion group. The facililator started with rules of the TBD and set the countdown. We then

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Careers and Financial Aid

MBA Real Humans: Alumni – LIVE Webinar Summer 2022

The Clear Admit Real Humans: Alumni Series spotlights recent graduates from the world's top MBA programs. Each of the alumni provide feedback on their MBA experiences and share how business school pre

Webinar: Behind the Scenes of Management Consulting – Video Recap

Interested in management consulting?  This management consulting webinar is for you! The management consulting career path is considered integral to the professional aspirations of countless MBA app

Real Humans of Citibank: Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20, Management Associate

Today's edition of Real Humans – Alumni introduces a management associate at Citibank , Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20. Citibank is one of the "Big Four" banks in the U.S. and a su

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Essays

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Fall 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample essays?

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Summer 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample 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

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