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Apr 12, 2017

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Latest Edition of Must-Read Guide to MBA Admissions Just Released

We are pleased to announce the release of the second edition of Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions. Its author, Clear Admit’s own Alex Brown, brings nearly 25 years of experience in the MBA admissions industry as a consultant, admissions officer, and teacher, including seven years... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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Oxford / Saïd Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

The following Oxford Saïd interview questions & report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant.  My interview is with an admission rep via Skype Total time is 1 hour, has 2 parts: 40 minutes for questions about me, and 15 minutes for me to ask questions. Questions are composed of... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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London Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

The following LBS interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant who was waitlisted. Good luck to them! My interview was scheduled with an LBS alumnus. I was expected to fly to another city as LBS couldn’t find a rep in my current city, fortunately the... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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Goizueta Leadership Initiatives Get $3.5 Million Boost Thanks to Delta Gift

Leadership development is one of the key skills emphasized in many MBA programs. In fact, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report mention leadership as one of the top reasons to earn an MBA. The importance of leadership training is particularly evident in Bloomberg’s 2016 Job Skills Report. Each year,... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Harvard Business School, Northwestern / Kellogg or UPenn / Wharton for Social Impact

In this edition of MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights selected options as posted in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we walk through responses to a candidate considering Northwestern / Kellogg with a scholarship, Harvard Business School or The Wharton School for social impact. Given the candidate’s career goals, some favored the funding... Read more »

Apr 24, 2017

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Admissions Tip: Reapplying to Business School

With many MBA programs getting close to being ready to release their final round decisions, the application season will soon be coming to a close.  While we would like to hope that today’s topic isn’t apropos for too many of our readers, we wanted to offer some advice to applicants... Read more »

Apr 24, 2017

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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.24.17

Welcome back to The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. This week is a quiet week, as many top schools are busy... Read more »

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  • Essays

    Admissions Tip: Essay Polishing

    Over the last few weeks we’ve offered up a slew of admissions tips and strategies for R2 applicants. Now, as the vast majority of R2 deadlines are now just a matter of days – if not hours

    MBA Admissions 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

    Essay Topic Analyses for Round 2 Deadlines at Your Fingertips

    For those of you targeting Round 2, it’s time to get to work. With Round 2 deadlines for a whopping the majority of business schools converging in the first and second weeks of January, having

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    Interviews

    Oxford / Saïd Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

    The following Oxford Saïd interview questions & report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant.  My interview is with an admission rep via Skype Total time is 1 hour, has 2 parts:

    London Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

    The following LBS interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant who was waitlisted. Good luck to them! My interview was scheduled with an LBS alumnus. I was exp

    Washington U. / Olin Interview Questions & Report: Round 4 / Adcom / Skype

    The following WUSTL Olin MBA interview questions & report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 4 applicant. Good luck to them! Had the interview with Ashley Lautzenheiser. it was a quick inte

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    Darden Professor Finds Women Still Aren’t Snagging Enough High-Level Boardroom Roles

    On the surface, doubling the number of women in professional board rooms seems like an impressive accomplishment. In 1999, Ernst & Young found that around 11 percent of Fortune 500 board members w

    MBA Admissions Mashup: Application Tips, Recruiting, and Alumni Spotlight

    Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. While last week marked the start of Round 2 Decision releases at some of the top programs

    What Bain & Company Looks for in MBA Hires

    Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe. Headquar

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    MBA LiveWire

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    GMAT: 730. International in US.
    Interview Invite to Stanford GSB via email.
    GPA: 4.0. GMAT: 760. Ireland.
    Interview Invite to Berkeley / Haas via email.
    GPA: 3.8. GMAT: 700. California.
    Waitlisted at Dartmouth / Tuck via n/a.
    Applied at NYU Stern via n/a.
    GPA: 3.727. GMAT: 320. new york, ny.

    MBA DecisionWire

    Chi
    Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, UPenn / Wharton
    Post-MBA Career: Finance
    Fuq
    Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
    Admitted: Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, UCLA Anderson, UT Austin / McCombs, Vanderbilt / Owen
    GMAT: 740
    Post-MBA Career: Healthcare
    Klg
    Enrolled: Northwestern / Kellogg
    Admitted: Northwestern / Kellogg, Yale SOM
    GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.7
    Post-MBA Career: Healthcare
    Klg
    Enrolled: Northwestern / Kellogg
    Admitted: Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern
    GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.55
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Wha
    Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
    Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton
    Post-MBA Career: Non Profit / Social Impact

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