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Oct 20, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Shari Hubert of the Duke Fuqua School of Business

Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business We continue our Admissions Director Q&A series with Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  Hubert oversees recruitment and admissions for Fuqua’s Daytime MBA, Weekend Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA, and four Specialty... Read more »

Oct 19, 2021

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 19, 2021

Real Humans of NYU Stern’s MBA Class of 2023

We head to the Big Apple for this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students to meet some of the newest members of the NYU Stern School of Business MBA Class of 2023. 360 students comprise the Stern MBA Class of 2023. Forty percent are women and 32 percent are international... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interviewed by adcom. Blind interview, resume based. Following questions asked: 1. Share about your educational background. 2. Walk through your resume and explain different parts. 3. Explain your role and responsibilities at the job. 4. How would you describe your leadership style (with example)? 5. How do you work with... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interview Invitations, October 18-22, 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 is here. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway, interview invites are also rolling out for some programs. Monday, October 18,... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

Spooky Admissions Mistakes: Nightmares for AdCom Members

Let’s pumpkin spice things up! As Halloween approaches, we wanted to take a look at some of the most chilling nightmares that adcom members can face when evaluating MBA applicants. So, what are the scariest mistakes an MBA applicant can make? Clear Admit co-founder Graham Richmond shares his insights below... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

Ohio State University’s Online MBA Program

Over the past year and a half, the restrictions implemented due to COVID-19 put many people’s goals, dreams, and ambitions on hold. Classes were cancelled, acceptances were postponed, and no one knew when to start pursuing their passions again. However, The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business is... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

Episode 192: Wire Taps—A GMAT Retake, the Importance of Being ‘Seasoned’, Life After an HBS Ding

Alex and Graham are here for another podcast episode of Wire Taps, addressing an array of applicants’ MBA admissions concerns. This week, an aerospace engineer enquires about her chances at four top schools despite a below average GMAT. Another engineer already applied in Round 1 and wonders if he is... Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

Round 2 MBA Application Deadlines 2021-2022

To help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the Round 2 MBA application deadlines (and some Round 3 ones) all in one place. You’ll find links to our corresponding Essay Topic Analysis in the “Essay Analysis” column. School Deadline Decision Essay Analysis Application Live? INSEAD (R2 August Intake) 11/2/2021... Read more »

Oct 15, 2021

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview experience was the best so far, tied only with Tuck. Very focused, opened, and friendly interview. It just had 2 curve balls*, totalling 9 questions + follow-up question in 45min. Good luck everyone! 🙂 Here are the questions: – Walk me through your resume – Why an MBA?... Read more »

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

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 »

Interviews

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interviewed by adcom. Blind interview, resume based. Following questions asked: 1. Share about your educational background. 2. Walk through your resume and explain different parts. 3. Explain your

Spooky Admissions Mistakes: Nightmares for AdCom Members

Let’s pumpkin spice things up! As Halloween approaches, we wanted to take a look at some of the most chilling nightmares that adcom members can face when evaluating MBA applicants. So, what are th

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview experience was the best so far, tied only with Tuck. Very focused, opened, and friendly interview. It just had 2 curve balls*, totalling 9 questions + follow-up question in 45min. Good l

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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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