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Aug 12, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Chris Healy of Manchester AMBS

We have another informative Admissions Director Q&A for you, this time with Chris Healy, the Head of MBA Marketing & Recruitment at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) at the University of Manchester. Chris has 15 years of experience in graduate management education and a passion for GME that has only... Read more »

Aug 12, 2022

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips and recommendations posted the week of August 8th, 2022. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic... Read more »

Aug 11, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Anna Farrus of IMD

Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at IMD, Anna Farrus, joins us for this installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series. Anna started at IMD business school in 2018. She oversees MBA recruitment and admissions and, earlier this year, took on the additional role of heading up the Career Development... Read more »

Aug 10, 2022

UCLA MBA Class Profile: A Smaller, Yet Still Diverse, Class of 2024

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has released their MBA Class of 2024 profile. Amid an industry downturn in applications, Anderson reports a roughly 20 percent drop compared to last year--from 3,085 to 2,471 applications received. The class size also settled at 330, compared to 360 the past few years.... Read more »

Aug 9, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Justin Aier of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management

For this Admissions Director Q&A, Justin Aier, Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruitment & Enrollment at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, joins us to discuss the dynamic MBA program. He’s been a part of the Carroll School Graduate Admissions team for close to five years, has taken on roles from... Read more »

Aug 8, 2022

Wire Taps 246—Over-represented, retake the GMAT? Professional gambling pastime. Military candidate, seeking deferral.

This episode kicks off with a brief conversation about Alex and Graham's first webinar for Clear Admit+ subscribers. It was a fun and intimate event, allowing Alex and Graham to provide direct feedback on specific subscriber questions. The second Clear Admit+ webinar is scheduled for Monday, August 29. More details... Read more »

Aug 5, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Gail Saegert & Jessica Lunce of SMU Cox

Learn about the SMU Cox School of Business in this Admissions Director Q&A with two associate directors of full-time MBA admissions from the program, Gail Saegert and Jessica Lunce. [caption id="attachment_617637" align="alignright" width="300"] Gail Saegert (L) and Jessica Lunce (R), Associate Directors, Full-Time MBA Admissions at SMU Cox[/caption] Gail graduated... Read more »

Aug 5, 2022

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips and deadlines released the week of July 19th, 2022. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic... Read more »

Aug 4, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Wendy Guild, Ph.D., of University of Washington Foster School of Business

This edition of our Admissions Director Q&A takes us to Seattle to hear all about the University of Washington Foster School of Business from Assistant Dean of MBA Programs, Wendy Guild, Ph.D. At Foster, Wendy’s administrative work reflects her longstanding commitment to student development through her collaborative strategic leadership of... Read more »

Aug 3, 2022

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Fall 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample essays? Get essay tips straight from admissions representatives at leading business schools during our upcoming MBA Essay... Read more »

Aug 3, 2022

Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: International Students Statistics

International students statistics can showcase an element of diversity at leading business schools. In the chart below, see the percentage of international students at U.S. business schools. U.S. Business School % International Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 29% Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 34% Columbia Business... Read more »

Aug 2, 2022

MBA Real Humans: Alumni – LIVE Webinar Summer 2022

The Clear Admit Real Humans: Alumni Series spotlights recent graduates from the world's top MBA programs. Each of the alumni provide feedback on their MBA experiences and share how business school prepared them for their careers at leading firms. Join us at 8 pm ET on Wednesday, August 17th to... Read more »

Aug 2, 2022

Wharton MBA Class of 2024: Holding Steady & Stellar

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania just released the class profile for the MBA Class of 2024. The school received 6,319 applications, a 14 percent drop from last year, and 877 candidates will matriculate this month. The class maintains gender parity, with 50 percent of the new class... Read more »

Aug 2, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Morgan Janela of Columbia Business School

We welcome Morgan Janela, a Director of Admissions at Columbia Business School, for our latest Admissions Director Q&A to discuss all things CBS MBA admissions. Morgan oversees the operations and evaluations team, and serves as a member of the Admissions Committee for the MBA and Executive MBA programs, reading, evaluating,... Read more »

Aug 1, 2022

Wire Taps 245—Space career to help differentiate. Lots of potential, for next season. Using the MBA to help relocate?

This week's episode of WireTaps kicks off with some discussion about the recent rollout of Clear Admit+, our new subscription service (which we are very excited to have launched!). Clear Admit+ comprises more than 4 hours of proprietary video content that Graham and Alex recently recorded in London. The subscription... Read more »

Jul 29, 2022

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips and deadlines released the week of July 19th, 2022. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic... Read more »

Jul 29, 2022

Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Percentage of Female MBA Students

Over the past decade, the percentage of female MBA students has been on the rise across leading business schools. USC Marshall was the first leading business school to achieve gender parity while others have achieved or continue to strive for that benchmark. The Forté Foundation has also consistently reported that... Read more »

Jul 28, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Rebecca Mallen-Churchill of ASU Carey

Get the inside scoop on the ASU W. P. Carey School of Business, as Rebecca Mallen-Churchill, Director of Graduate Student Recruitment, shares what you need to know about getting into the MBA program in our latest Admissions Director Q&A. Mallen-Churchill graduated from ASU in 2005; while earning her degree in theatre and Italian,... Read more »

Jul 27, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Eddie Asbie of Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

In our latest installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series, we welcome Eddie Asbie, Executive Director of Admissions & Scholarship at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, to the podcast to discuss all things admissions and more. Eddie has spent the past 18 years of... Read more »

Jul 26, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Kirsten Moss of Stanford GSB

In our latest Admissions Director Q&A, we interview Kirsten Moss, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid at Stanford GSB. She digs into everything you need to know about the leading business school, including what makes a strong application, what to expect in the interview and more. [caption id="attachment_617372"... Read more »

Interviews

Michigan Ross MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

I was interviewed by an alum - I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation sta

Georgetown McDonough Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Invited to interview on 3/2 and completed the interview on 3/8. Initially signed up to interview with an alum, but the system did not register the interview properly and needed to reschedule with a me

INSEAD Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

INSEAD R1/ 2 interviews, both with AlumniLocation: Virtual and in-personType of interview: both Alumni, mix of application-based and resume-basedQuestions asked: Why MBA and Why INSEAD?

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Careers and Financial Aid

MBA Real Humans: Alumni – LIVE Webinar Summer 2022

The Clear Admit Real Humans: Alumni Series spotlights recent graduates from the world's top MBA programs. Each of the alumni provide feedback on their MBA experiences and share how business school pre

Webinar: Behind the Scenes of Management Consulting – Video Recap

Interested in management consulting?  This management consulting webinar is for you! The management consulting career path is considered integral to the professional aspirations of countless MBA app

Real Humans of Citibank: Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20, Management Associate

Today's edition of Real Humans – Alumni introduces a management associate at Citibank , Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20. Citibank is one of the "Big Four" banks in the U.S. and a su

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Essays

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Fall 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample essays?

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Summer 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample 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

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