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MBA VisitWire Spotlight: Michigan / Ross

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Sep 4, 2018

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 two-part webinar series available online – and we highly recommend that you watch and listen to it... Read more »

Jul 30, 2018

MBA Deadlines 2018-19 – Round 1 / Early Action / Early Decision

Many of the top business schools have already announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), we’ve provided a corresponding link to our Essay Topic Analysis. We will... Read more »

Oct 16, 2018

Waiting on a Chicago / Booth R1 Interview Invite? Join the Clear Admit MBA Chat!

Recent activity on MBA LiveWire suggests an initial wave of Chicago / Booth interview invites are on their way out! If you’re waiting on a Round 1 interview invitation from Chicago / Booth join the conversation here with your peers: Chicago / Booth Enjoy and good luck!

Oct 16, 2018

HBS Admissions Director Chad Losee Dishes on the MBA Interview, Essays, Financial Aid, and More

Are you anxiously awaiting an interview for Harvard Business School (HBS)? I’m going to let you in on a secret. Chad Losee—who leads admissions for HBS and conducts a portion of the interviews with applicants himself—is nervous, too. For real. He told me as much in our latest Clear Admit... Read more »

Oct 16, 2018

MBA VisitWire Spotlight: Michigan / Ross

In this edition of MBA VisitWire Spotlight, we follow a couple of prospective applicants to the Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor. A prospective MBA applicant shared their experience with a class visit, info session, and campus tour: They also had a lesson to share about lodging: And concluded... Read more »

Oct 15, 2018

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Professors at NYU Stern & Yale SOM

Faculty define a business school. Their research, teaching, mentorship, and influence have tremendous impact on the experience students have while there and often the careers they pursue once they graduate. From the curriculum they shape to the initiatives and centers they help run, faculty are vital. And it certainly never... Read more »

Oct 15, 2018

Waiting on a Stanford GSB R1 Interview Invite? Join the Clear Admit MBA Chat!

Data from last year on MBA LiveWire suggests an initial wave of invites may be forthcoming later this week! If you’re waiting on a Round 1 interview invitation from Stanford GSB join the conversation here with your peers: Stanford GSB Enjoy and good luck!

Oct 15, 2018

Top HBS MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

We know that many of you Class of 2021 hopefuls are eagerly awaiting your interviews with the Harvard Business School (HBS) admissions committee. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the top interview tips from experienced candidates, as reported in the Clear Admit Interview Guide. You can thank us—and them—by... Read more »

Essays

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 par

Adcom Director Demystifies New Tuck Application Essays

Amid extensive international and domestic recruitment travel, Luke Anthony Peña—who leads admissions at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business—found some rare downtime to devote an August post

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Interviews

Top HBS MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

We know that many of you Class of 2021 hopefuls are eagerly awaiting your interviews with the Harvard Business School (HBS) admissions committee. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the top interv

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview – Part I

With Harvard Business School (HBS) issuing its Round 1 interview invitations two weeks ago, the MBA admissions world is buzzing about one thing: INTERVIEWS. HBS, of course, is not alone. At Dartmo

The MBA Interview Archive: Your Go-To Resource for Round 1 Interviews

To help guide those who will soon be happily on their way to an MBA interview, we wanted to highlight our MBA Interview Archive. For the unfamiliar, Clear Admit’s MBA Interview Archive is a repos

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Careers and Financial Aid

Morgan Stanley Still Loves MBAs and the Feeling Is Mutual

Though interest in finance careers has never completely recovered after the global crisis of 2008, investment banks like J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley are still in-demand recrui

Admissions Tip: Addressing Unemployment or Gaps in Employment

Given the emphasis that schools place on a candidate’s work experience, it is important to be proactive in addressing unemployment or gaps in employment. When applying to business school, many candi

Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “H

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MBA LiveWire

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Interview Invite to UT Austin / McCombs via email.
GPA: 4.0. London.
Accepted to UVA / Darden via phone.
GPA: 3.60. GMAT: 750. Seoul.
Rejected at Cornell / Johnson via portal.
GPA: 3.18. Taipei.
Interview Invite to UT Austin / McCombs via email.
GPA: 3.75. GMAT: 710. New Orleans.
Interview Invite to UCLA Anderson via email.
GPA: 3.9. GMAT: 720.

MBA ApplyWire

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GMAT: 680 GPA: 3.5
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology
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GRE: 329 GPA: 3.5
Post-MBA Career: Other
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GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.5
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Non Profit/SI
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GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking, Private Equity, Asset Management, inc. HF

MBA DecisionWire

UVA
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Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Yale SOM
GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.34
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Wha
Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Dartmouth / Tuck, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.45
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
INS
Enrolled: INSEAD
Admitted: INSEAD
GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.29
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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