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Podcast Episode 36: Admissions Q&A with Wharton’s Blair Mannix

HBS Announces New Venture Competition Finalists in Social Entrepreneurship Track

MBA News You Need: Wharton Unveils New Tangen Hall, Yale Wins MBA Investing Competition, HBS Hosts Entertainment Conference, and More From Judge and Haas.

So, You’re Terrible at Integrated Reasoning…


Apr 25, 2019

HBS Announces New Venture Competition Finalists in Social Entrepreneurship Track

Each year, the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition brings together the best and the brightest to compete for $300,000 in cash prizes. Designed for both HBS students and alumni, the competition offers two tracks: the Business Track and the Social Enterprise Track. Both tracks require teams to present a... Read more »

Apr 24, 2019

MBA News You Need: Wharton Unveils New Tangen Hall, Yale Wins MBA Investing Competition, HBS Hosts Entertainment Conference, and More From Judge and Haas.

Each week we collect all the MBA news 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 MBA News You Need digest for the week of April 22, 2019. Wharton Unveils New Facilities for Student Entrepreneurship... Read more »

Apr 24, 2019

So, You’re Terrible at Integrated Reasoning…

Since its release on the June 2012 exam, the Integrated Reasoning portion of the GMAT has had some test takers stumped. This 30-minute, 12 question section is oddly scored on a 1 to 8 scale, and no partial credit is given, even for multi-part, multi-answer questions. For the past several... Read more »

Apr 23, 2019

DecisionWire Spotlight: Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, or Northwestern / Kellogg for Consulting

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 considering Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, or Northwestern / Kellogg for consulting. The candidate opened the post, seeking advice: Opening feedback acknowledged this is, indeed, a tough decision,... Read more »

Apr 23, 2019

Podcast Episode 36: Admissions Q&A with Wharton’s Blair Mannix

Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions, The Wharton School We are excited to bring you our latest podcast with the Director of Admissions at UPenn / Wharton, Blair Mannix! Mannix has had a healthy admissions career—13 years and counting—beginning with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania.  After... Read more »

Apr 22, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.22.19

Welcome back to the series, 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. Most programs have now released their Round 2, as... Read more »


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 parts of our

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Washington U. / Olin Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Aimee Williams Adcom / On Campus

I had an overall great interview experience at Olin. Aimee was warm, welcoming, and made me feel right at ease. At the beginning of the interview she explained her background and what questions she

Dartmouth / Tuck MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Second Year Student / Skype

The interview was conducted by a second-year student. As the case for Tuck interviews, it was a blind one. It was a friendly chat, she tried to make me more comfortable. No surprise questions. Questi

Michigan / Ross MBA Interview Questions: Round 3/ 2nd year MBA student / on campus

My interview at Ross was very informal with a 2nd year male interviewer. Questions Walk me through your resume. Why Ross? Why an MBA? What is your greatest strength? Tell me about a

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Careers and Financial Aid

Incoming MBAs: Start your summer with Bain & Company

Bain & Company invites incoming MBA students to apply to ExperienceBain, a series of immersive workshops and events held at Bain & Company’s 57 offices around the world. ExperienceBain co

Podcast Episode 33: Keith Bevans of Bain & Company Discusses Consulting, Recruiting and More

[caption id="attachment_515994" align="alignright" width="300"] Keith Bevans, Partner and Leader of Corporate Recruiting, Bain & Co.[/caption] Bain & Company—widely considered one of the

London Business School Talks Women in Finance

For decades, women have been trying to break the “glass ceiling” in the world of finance to reach senior level positions. Unfortunately, the ceiling is made of pretty thick glass. To achieve gende

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Interview Invite to Yale SOM via email.
GMAT: 710.
Accepted to INSEAD via phone.
GPA: 2.94. GMAT: 710. New York.
Accepted to INSEAD via phone.
GMAT: 700.
Accepted to INSEAD via phone.
GPA: 3.8. GMAT: 750. Asia.
Rejected at HEC Paris via email.
GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 700. India.

MBA ApplyWire

GMAT: 770 GPA: 4.0
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship
GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Venture Capital, Private Equity
GMAT: 620 GPA: 3.47
Post-MBA Career: Technology
GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

MBA DecisionWire

Enrolled: UT Austin / McCombs
Admitted: USC / Marshall, UT Austin / McCombs
GRE: 319
Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital
Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
Admitted: Michigan / Ross
GMAT: 720
Post-MBA Career: Technology
Enrolled: UNC Kenan-Flagler
Admitted: Emory / Goizueta, Georgetown / McDonough, UNC Kenan-Flagler
GRE: 328 GPA: 3.2
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Enrolled: NYU Stern
Admitted: Georgia Tech / Scheller, NYU Stern
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.76
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Enrolled: Northwestern / Kellogg
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg
GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.72
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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