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Fridays from the Frontline: Our Duke Fuqua on Board Experience

Financial Times on the Rise of Asian Business Schools

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Oct 16, 2019

2019-2020 Round 2 MBA Deadlines

MBA Application Deadlines – Round 2 The top business schools have announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the Round 2 deadlines (and some Round 3 ones) all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay... Read more »

Jun 25, 2019

Free for a Limited Time: All 27 In-Depth Clear Admit School Guides

Gain Access to all Clear Admit School Guides Titles When You Register! For a limited time, all registered Clear Admit users can download any of our 27 exclusive Clear Admit School Guides at no cost: a potential $675 value at $24.99 per Guide. All you have to do is login or register... Read more »

Nov 15, 2019

Episode 30 Replay: Admissions Q&A with Wharton Lauder’s Kara Keenan Sweeney

Wharton offers a joint-degree program—the MBA with an MA in International Studies—with Penn’s Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies that puts the MBA experience on a global scale, as the program concentrations focus on a region of the world—or the world itself.  In this podcast episode, you... Read more »

Nov 15, 2019

Fridays from the Frontline: Our Duke Fuqua on Board Experience

Fuqua On Board (FOB) at Duke / Fuqua extends the MBA community beyond campus by connecting students with local nonprofits in Durham. Current Fuqua students Zhiyi Feng and McCallen Moser took to the Fuqua blog to discuss their experience as part of the board of the Durham Art Guild. Our... Read more »

Nov 15, 2019

Financial Times on the Rise of Asian Business Schools

Asia is emerging as an epicenter for quality business education, particularly in China, Singapore, and India, according to a recent Financial Times article. While Asian business schools are younger than their Western counterparts—for example, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology was established in 1991 while INSEAD was founded in... Read more »

Nov 14, 2019

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / NYC

The interview was very laid back and conversational. I met the interviewee who was a Senior Admissions Office in the lobby of a hotel in NYC. From the lobby we took an elevator up to a top floor lobby and made small conversation about the weather in NYC as compared... Read more »

Nov 14, 2019

Yale SOM MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second-year student / On-Campus

I went to Yale on one of their Friday interview days, where the school put on a full day of programming (all optional) to learn more about the MBA program. 30-minute interview slots are available throughout the entire day, and the interviewers stayed on schedule. The interviewer had a copy... Read more »

Nov 14, 2019

Veterans Honored at Harvard Business School

The annual Harvard Business School Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) Veterans Day event honored those who are serving and have served in the military. Veterans make up 4 percent of the MBA cohort and, according to Zeita Merchant, a US Coast Guard Commander and current National Security Fellow at Harvard... Read more »

Nov 14, 2019

Real Humans of HEC Paris’s MBA Class of 2021

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, five new candidates explain their journeys to France and more.  We land just 17 kilometers from Paris, where HEC Paris (École des hautes études commerciales de Paris) is housed on a 340-acre, wooded campus with its own Chateau.  The 16-month-long curriculum includes... Read more »

Nov 13, 2019

MBA News You Need: Stanford GSB Launches Social Impact Lab, Wharton Announces Data and Analytics Fund, Tuck Answers MBA Questions, and More from McCombs and Anderson

Each week we collect MBA news from around the world to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from leading business schools. In your MBA News You Need digest for the week of November 11th we discuss the launch of Stanford GSB’s new Social Impact Lab, introduce... Read more »

Nov 13, 2019

Top MIT Sloan MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

As Round 1 interview invitations roll out from MIT / Sloan, we gathered advice from actual interviewees to help the Class of 2022 hopefuls prepare.Over the years, hundreds of MBA applicants have shared their interview experiences. For today’s post, we’ve culled through this to pull out top tips from those who... Read more »

Nov 12, 2019

Free Live Chat on December 11th – ‘Admissions Directors Tips for Applying by the Third Deadline’

Are you planning on applying to business school by the third deadline? Don’t fret because our friends at the Stern School of Business will be hosting a free chat on Clear Admit which will cover: Tips on applying after the first deadline What makes a strong applicant Who to select... Read more »

Essays

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

MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2019-2020

The following essay topic analysis examines MIT Sloan School of Management’s (Sloan) MBA admissions essays for the 2019-2020 admissions season. You can also review essay topic analyses for the o

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Interviews

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / NYC

The interview was very laid back and conversational. I met the interviewee who was a Senior Admissions Office in the lobby of a hotel in NYC. From the lobby we took an elevator up to a top floor lo

Yale SOM MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second-year student / On-Campus

I went to Yale on one of their Friday interview days, where the school put on a full day of programming (all optional) to learn more about the MBA program. 30-minute interview slots are available thro

Top MIT Sloan MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

As Round 1 interview invitations roll out from MIT / Sloan, we gathered advice from actual interviewees to help the Class of 2022 hopefuls prepare.Over the years, hundreds of MBA applicants have shar

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Careers and Financial Aid

IU Kelley Shares How to Avoid 7 Common Mistakes MBA Career Switchers Make

MBA career switchers don't have it easy, whether you do it at the beginning or middle of your career. It’s incredibly challenging to reinvent yourself. However, we can confidently say that it’s wo

Real Humans of Bain: Consultants

We kicked off our Real Humans of Bain with a pair of summer associates, and now we're turning to some more experienced consultants.  A summer internship may seem daunting, not to mention planning out

Real Humans of Bain: Summer Associates

There's no doubt that consulting consistently leads the pack for MBA graduates' career choice, and Bain & Co. is widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world.  As such, w

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MBA LiveWire

Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.55. APAC.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.76.
Accepted to Cornell / Johnson via email.
GPA: 4.7/5.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 740. New York.
Applied at NYU Stern via portal.
GPA: 3.45. Pakistan.

MBA ApplyWire

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GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.46
Post-MBA Career: Other
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GRE: 316 GPA: 3.51
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Investment Banking, Private Equity
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GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.96
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology, Media

MBA DecisionWire

CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.83
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. Hedge Funds
Bos
Enrolled: Boston College / Carroll
Admitted: Boston College / Carroll
GRE: 295
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
Fuq
Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
Admitted: Duke / Fuqua
GMAT: 720
Bab
Enrolled: Babson / Olin
Admitted: Babson / Olin, Georgetown / McDonough, IE Business School, IESE
GRE: 317
Post-MBA Career: Technology

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