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Jan 15, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Heard on the Street (HOTS) – Bringing the HBS Community Through Harmony

Music can bring people together and that’s just what the a capella group at Harvard Business School aims to do. Justin Kim, HBS MBA ’21, shares the story of Heard on the Street and building community through harmony in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Heard on the Street (HOTS)... Read more »

Jan 14, 2021

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

I was surprised how conversational the interview was. She clearly had just read my application and thus it felt very natural to speak about my goals and plan. She absolutely had a few questions she wanted directly answered, but there was a flow to the conversation vs. Q&A, Q&A, Q&A,... Read more »

Jan 14, 2021

Stanford GSB Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020, Achievement Through Creativity

The Stanford Graduate School of Business 2020 MBA employment report shows few signs of economic disruption or pandemic uncertainty. This year’s graduates reported record salary numbers and fostered the highest level of entrepreneurship since 2013. GSB’s communities of students, alumni, and faculty worked to ensure the success of the Class of 2020... Read more »

Jan 14, 2021

CBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Rolling Admissions / Alumni / Zoom

Interview lasted shorter than expected – I shared a copy of my resume prior to our meeting, but it seemed like he never read my resume. Right off the back he started with a comment saying, he interviewed 3 applicants during this admissions cycle and they have all been admitted... Read more »

Jan 13, 2021

Berkeley Haas Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has expanded its Accelerated Access deferred admissions program to all undergraduate seniors and final-year graduate students. First limited to UC Berkeley students, the pilot’s success led the school to open the program to outside applicants this MBA admissions season.  The program allows undergraduate seniors... Read more »

Jan 13, 2021

Real Humans of UCI Merage’s MBA Class of 2022

The University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is located in the center of Southern California’s Tech Coast. This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students introduces new members of their MBA Class of 2022. Half of the MBA class at UCI Merage are women. A third of the... Read more »

Jan 12, 2021

MBA Admissions Tips & Advice from HEC Paris MBA Director & Star Applicant

Sponsored Content  Two women very familiar with what it takes to be successful in MBA admissions, particularly at HEC Paris, offer advice on each stage of the admissions process at the leading program. The HEC Paris MBA Director of Marketing, Sara Vanos, and a star MBA applicant, Kendra Bills, share... Read more »

Jan 12, 2021

Real Humans of IESE’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to the bustling and dynamic city of Barcelona, Spain, to meet some of the newest members of the MBA Class of 2022 at IESE Business School. Around 350 students comprise the latest class at IESE. Eighty-five percent are international students... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview was super fast, 20 minutes Interviewer showed up about 5 minutes after scheduled time (it was the first time slot on a Monday) and seemed to be in a hurry. I never saw anyone introduce themselves so fast. It seemed I had hit the 2x speed button. But I... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

HBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview went very smoothly, the interviewer set a welcoming and warm atmosphere which made me feel much more comfortable. I also loved that almost all questions were straightforward about specific things from my application, so I basically knew how to answer them. Questions/talking points -Specific thing about my essay, family... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

CBS MBA Interview & Report: Extended Round / Adcom / Skype

My interview was with an admissions director via a CBS platform where you could do a video chat. The interview was relaxed, the interviewer was nice and towards the end the interview felt more like a conversation. 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA and why CBS? 3. Is... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

My interview for LBS was with an alum, and was conducted over Zoom. There are 3 main components of the interview – 1) Fit questions asked by the interviewer 2) The 10-minute case 3) Questions for the interviewer I am wary to put a time limit to it, as I... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

Episode 143: Wire Taps—Northwestern Kellogg or NYU Stern for Social Impact?

As applicants and candidates alike weigh their b-school strategies, Alex Brown and Graham Richmond share related MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One military applicant already submitted some apps but... Read more »

Jan 10, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, January 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! Round 2 is Underway The majority of leading MBA programs have their Round 2 application deadlines this week and last week, as Round 1 decisions have... Read more »

Jan 8, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic

Rahul Singh, a Two-Year MBA candidate at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, shares how his MBA education helped fight back against the impact of the pandemic in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic By Rahul Singh, Two-Year MBA ’21... Read more »

Jan 7, 2021

McCombs MBA Employment Report: Another Strong Year for Technology Jobs

The University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. This year saw an increase in MBAs entering technology careers, one of McCombs graduates’ strongest industries, and the utilization of the school’s vast employer and alumni network to keep candidates competitive in the slowing... Read more »

Jan 6, 2021

Episode 142: Balancing B-School, Work & Family

Sponsored Content Admissions, B-school & Children – we cover the ABC’s of pursuing an MBA while raising a family in this special podcast feature. Graham Richmond welcomes someone who not only earned an MBA, but who did it while raising a family and working full time.  She is also the... Read more »

Jan 6, 2021

Real Humans of Rochester Simon’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to just south of downtown Rochester, NY, where a small and diverse MBA cohort studies management and more at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. Just 126 students enrolled in Simon’s latest class, which the school aims to be... Read more »

Jan 5, 2021

Calling All Admits: Share Your Journey on Clear Admit’s MBA DecisionWire

We’d like to offer hearty congratulations to all who gained admission to their top choices and encourage you to share which business school you plan to attend this Fall. MBA DecisionWire was designed to let MBA applicants, students and alumni share more information with their peers—specifically about where they decide to attend... Read more »

Jan 5, 2021

Real Humans of ASU Carey’s MBA Class of 2022

We head to Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business to meet some of the newest members of the Class of 2022 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. Sixty students matriculated at the Carey School of Business for the Class of 2022. Forty-five percent of the class... 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

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

I was surprised how conversational the interview was. She clearly had just read my application and thus it felt very natural to speak about my goals and plan. She absolutely had a few questions she wa

CBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Rolling Admissions / Alumni / Zoom

Interview lasted shorter than expected - I shared a copy of my resume prior to our meeting, but it seemed like he never read my resume. Right off the back he started with a comment saying, he intervie

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview was super fast, 20 minutesInterviewer showed up about 5 minutes after scheduled time (it was the first time slot on a Monday) and seemed to be in a hurry. I never saw anyone introduce th

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Careers and Financial Aid

Inside the Career Center at HEC Paris

Career workshops, mock interviews, industry connections, recruiting relationships—these are just a few of the services that the Career Center team offers to enable HEC Paris students pursue their dr

Kellogg MBA Employment Report: Class of 2020 Breaks Regional & Salary Records

Though this year might have been the most difficult in recent memory for graduates to begin careers, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management employment report for the Class of 2020 te

What Does Biden Mean for Business Schools?

Biden Presidency May Boost U.S. B-Schools Now that the U.S. presidential election is behind us, business schools and applicants alike are wondering what a new administration will mean for U.S.-based

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MBA LiveWire

Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
Interview Invite to UCLA Anderson via portal.
GPA: 3.2. GMAT: 720. East Coast US.
Interview Invite to Vanderbilt / Owen via email.
GPA: 3.03. GMAT: 660. Boston.
Interview Invite to Yale SOM via email.
GMAT: 750. India.
Interview Invite to UCLA Anderson via portal.
South East Asia.
Interview Invite to Dartmouth / Tuck via email.
GMAT: 710.

MBA ApplyWire

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GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.67
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Consumer Goods
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GMAT: 650 GPA: 3.77
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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GPA: 4.0
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. HF
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GMAT: 660 GPA: 3.53
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity, Non Profit/SI

MBA DecisionWire

NYU
Enrolled: NYU Stern
Admitted: Emory / Goizueta, NYU Stern
GRE: 325 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Pharmaceutical
Wha
Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
Admitted: Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton, Yale SOM
GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.65
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: UCLA Anderson
Admitted: NYU Stern, UCLA Anderson, USC / Marshall
GMAT: 750
Post-MBA Career: Technology
LBS
Enrolled: London Business School
Admitted: London Business School, Manchester / AMBS, Other
GMAT: 670
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Stanford GSB
Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Consumer Goods

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