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Feb 24, 2017

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Fridays from the Frontline: A Day in the Life of an INSEAD MBA Student

INSEAD is definitely riding high these days, having topped the Financial Times’ annual ranking of leading global MBA programs for the second year running. Calling itself “the business school for the world,” it features campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi and more than 90 nationalities represented in its student... Read more »

Feb 23, 2017

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I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You: Confidentiality Warning Keeps MBA Applicants Mum on Wharton TBD Prompt

In past years, the prompt the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School sends in advance to MBA applicants invited to participate in the team-based discussion (TBD) portion of its admissions process has been a closely held secret—for about two minutes. Historically, within days of invitations going out, it has been shared by... Read more »

Feb 23, 2017

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UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-campus

The following UT Austin McCombs interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant who was admitted. Congratulations to them! 1. Date/Admissions Round: Nov. 14, Round 1 2. Description / location of visit and/or interview atmosphere: I attended a prospective student luncheon at McCombs and interviewed later that afternoon.... Read more »

Feb 23, 2017

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Top #MBA Tweets of the Week: #BlackHistoryMonth

As February is dedicated to recognizing and remembering African-American achievements and events, we take a look at how students and staff are commemorating Black History Month in this Top #MBA Tweets of the Week. UCLA / Anderson’s Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions posted his thoughts on the significance of... Read more »

Feb 22, 2017

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Duke / Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

The following Duke / Fuqua interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. Good luck to them! Casual format. Interviewer described her background. Then started with questions: Walk me through your résumé Why an MBA? Describe a time you received constructive feedback. What did you do? What would your manager... Read more »

Feb 22, 2017

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

The following UNC Kenan-Flagler interview questions & report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant. Good luck to them! Interview was conducted in the office of an admission committee member. 45 minute interview How did you pick your college major? What sparked your interest in your major? What clubs do... Read more »

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    Interviews

    I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You: Confidentiality Warning Keeps MBA Applicants Mum on Wharton TBD Prompt

    In past years, the prompt the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School sends in advance to MBA applicants invited to participate in the team-based discussion (TBD) portion of its admissions proce

    UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-campus

    The following UT Austin McCombs interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant who was admitted. Congratulations to them! 1. Date/Admissions Round: Nov. 14, Ro

    Duke / Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

    The following Duke / Fuqua interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. Good luck to them! Casual format. Interviewer described her background. Then start

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    Careers and Financial Aid

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    In a survey this past fall of 1,000 business school graduates from the Class of 2016, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, found that the vast majori

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    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.5
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