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Feb 20, 2018

Real Humans of Goizueta’s MBA Class of 2019

With just 172 students in the two-year full-time MBA Class of 2019, intimate is a word that comes up frequently as many at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School describe the MBA experience. In fact, the class size was smaller than usual—down nine students from the year prior. Overall application volume... Read more »

Feb 13, 2018

Real Humans of the Fuqua MBA Class of 2019

Last July, when the 439 new members of the MBA Class of 2019 arrived on Duke’s Fuqua School of Business campus, they brought with them impressive academic chops. Average GMAT score for the class was 702, up seven points over the year before. The median score—710—jumped 10 points in the... Read more »

Feb 23, 2018

Acing the Wharton TBD: Advice from Former Wharton Admissions Staffers

There’s been a steady stream of bright yellow interview invites to Wharton lighting up Clear Admit’s LiveWire for two weeks running, suggesting that many of you are in the throes of preparing for the school’s unique team-based discussion (TBD). The prompt Wharton used for the TBD with Round 1 applicants in the... Read more »

Feb 23, 2018

Listening to LiveWire: Importance of the Interview

As MBA hopefuls endeavor to succeed in the admissions process, the pathway to an acceptance call or letter can be wrought with challenges. Clear Admit offers tools, such as MBA LiveWire, so community members can come together and ease each other’s way to business school. Today we’re taking a closer... Read more »

Feb 23, 2018

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-campus

The following U. Chicago Booth interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. Good luck to them! I interviewed with Suresh Sugavanam, Booth Alum ’02 in his office (UL India) in Bangalore, India. The interview was conversational, more focused on understanding my background and inclination towards... Read more »

Feb 23, 2018

Snagging a Job at Amazon—A Ross Business School Student Shares How He Did It

Fridays from the Frontline Amazon is a leading recruiter of MBA students—indeed, the top hirer on many business school campuses. Among those is Michigan’s Ross School of Business, which has supplied a steady stream of reliable talent to the e-commerce giant. As Amazon’s plans for HQ2 continue to unfold—much to... Read more »

Feb 22, 2018

Why You Should Consider Yourself Lucky to Get to Write the MIT Sloan Pre-Interview Essay

Did you get invited to interview at MIT Sloan today? If so, a hearty congratulations. And if not—there’s still hope! Another batch of invites is slated to go out a week from today, on March 1st. In case you don’t know it already, for those of you who did or... Read more »

Feb 22, 2018

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Stressing about your upcoming MBA interview(s)? We’ve got you covered with this amazing deal: 30% off as many Clear Admit Interview Guides as you may need! You must hurry though—this deal will not last long—as our interview guides are in high demand! Just use coupon code INTERVIEW30 at checkout. Why get our Interview Guides? Our... Read more »

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    Essay Topic Analyses & Advice at Your Fingertips for 2017-2018 Admissions Season

    If you’re applying to business school, it’s time to get to work. With Round 2 kicking off next couple weeks, having a well-thought-out game plan is critical to successfully balancing business scho

    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

    Vanderbilt / Owen MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    Following up on the 2017-2018 essay topics for the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, we wanted to offer our Essay Topic Analysis for the Class of 2020 hopefuls.   Vanderbilt /

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    Interviews

    Acing the Wharton TBD: Advice from Former Wharton Admissions Staffers

    There’s been a steady stream of bright yellow interview invites to Wharton lighting up Clear Admit’s LiveWire for two weeks running, suggesting that many of you are in the throes of preparin

    Listening to LiveWire: Importance of the Interview

    As MBA hopefuls endeavor to succeed in the admissions process, the pathway to an acceptance call or letter can be wrought with challenges. Clear Admit offers tools, such as MBA LiveWire, so community

    Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-campus

    The following U. Chicago Booth interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. Good luck to them! I interviewed with Suresh Sugavanam, Booth Alum ’02 in hi

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    5 Steps Women Need to Follow to Become CEO

    What does it take for a woman to become a CEO? Quite a bit, if the numbers are anything to go by. According to a recent study conducted by the Fortune Knowledge Group (FKG) and the Royal Bank of Canad

    How to Break into Consulting at Bain—Tips from the Global Head of Consultant Recruiting

    For business school students gunning for a career in consulting post-graduation, Bain & Company is on an exclusive shortlist of the most elite consulting firms in the world. Considered the third &

    Why More Harvard MBAs Are Choosing Careers in Politics Straight Out of School

    There’s no doubt that politics and public service have been hot topics since the November 2016 election. These subjects have dominated news stories and talk shows across the country. And, according

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    Rejected at Yale SOM via email.
    GPA: 3.5. GMAT: 690. India.
    Rejected at Yale SOM via email.
    GPA: 3.8. Middle East.
    Interview Invite to Northwestern / Kellogg via email.
    GPA: 3.58. GMAT: 720. Ghana.
    Rejected at Yale SOM via email.
    GPA: 3.72. GMAT: 730.
    Interview Invite to Cornell / Johnson via email.
    GPA: 3.5. GMAT: 740. USA.

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    GMAT: 680 GPA: 3.3
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Private Equity
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    GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.3
    Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
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    GMAT: 720 GPA: 2.8
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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    GMAT: 740 GPA: 2.84
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
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    GMAT: 710 GPA: 2.2
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology

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    CBS
    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: Columbia
    GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Oxf
    Enrolled: Oxford / Saïd
    Admitted: HEC Paris, Imperial, Oxford / Saïd
    GMAT: 650 GPA: 3.3
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    CBS
    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, Northwestern / Kellogg
    GMAT: 760
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Cor
    Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
    Admitted: Arizona State / W.P. Carey, Cornell / Johnson, Rochester / Simon GPA: 3.2
    Post-MBA Career: Pharmaceutical
    UVA
    Enrolled: UVA / Darden
    Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, Northwestern / Kellogg, UVA / Darden, Yale SOM
    GMAT: 750
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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