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Dec 1, 2020

UNC Kenan-Flagler to Host Webinar on December 9th – It Takes All of Us: Diversity in Leadership

Register Here UNC and Clear Admit are proud to present, UNC Webinar – It Takes All of Us: Diversity in Leadership. An MBA not only gives you the business skills, tools and perspective to be successful in your career, but also provides you with the opportunity to navigate the social... Read more »

Dec 1, 2020

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Skype

I was interviewed by an international alum (I am an American located in the US) via Skype on October 7, 2020. The interviewer had nothing but my resume that I sent her. She was very nice and seemed to be genuinely interested in my story, goals, etc. Questions asked: –... Read more »

Dec 1, 2020

Georgetown MBA Employment Report: Alumni and Technology Support Career Outcomes

The Georgetown MBA employment report reveals a successful year for the McDonough School of Business Class of 2020. The results reflect the combined efforts of the university and the alumni network to combat the economic effects of the pandemic. Within three months of graduation, 93 percent of the class received... Read more »

Dec 1, 2020

Real Humans of Stanford GSB’s MBA Class of 2022

A diverse and intimate class forms each year at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, one of the most selective of leading MBA programs. Of the 7,324 applicants, 436 ultimately matriculated for Stanford’s MBA Class of 2022. Stanford has made efforts to diversify their student body, which can be seen... Read more »

Nov 30, 2020

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Virtual interview conducted ~1 week after initial assignment. Interviewer had glanced through resume, but asked me to walk him through my story. Also asked about my day-to-day, roles on projects, my career goals / how I will get there, why Kellogg/social clubs of interest at Kellogg. Had some time at... Read more »

Nov 30, 2020

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

I was interviewed by a second-year student via Skype. It was a blind interview so that person only knew me based on my resume. It was a conversational interview and it was for 45 minutes. The interviewer was friendly and polite and asked me the following: 1. Why MBA? 2.... Read more »

Nov 30, 2020

Episode 134: Wire Taps—Does My GMAT Score Disqualify Me?

Our admissions experts Alex Brown and Graham Richmond dig into some vibrant candidacies this week in another podcast episode of Wire Taps. Preview the profiles pulled from MBA ApplyWire below and then tune in to hear their advice. The first applicant needs to refine their long-term goal: Another interesting candidate... Read more »

Nov 30, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions, November 30-December 4, 2020

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 1 Interviews Ongoing, Decisions Rolling Out! Round 1 interviews continue as programs begin to roll out their final Round 1 decisions. It’s important to note... Read more »

Nov 27, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Deferred Chicago Booth Scholar Reflects On Application Process

The future may feel extra uncertain right now, but one thing young professionals can do is lockdown their seat in a leading MBA program through a deferred option. Catherine Wain, who anticipates graduating from Chicago Booth in 2024, shares her story behind applying early. Deferred Chicago Booth Scholar Reflects On... Read more »

Nov 26, 2020

Wharton MBA Employment Report, Class of 2020: Strong Placement Amid Pandemic

The Wharton School has released its MBA Class of 2020 employment report, showcasing how its strengths in job placement and finance still stand even in the current climate of pandemic and economic recession. There were 904 graduating students in Wharton’s Class of 2020. Of the 681 MBA graduates seeking employment,... Read more »

Nov 25, 2020

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 tells a story of fresh MBAs finding success even in these challenging times. Kellogg’s employment report for this year’s two-year... Read more »

Nov 25, 2020

Real Humans of Boston College Carroll School of Management’s MBA Class of 2022

Just a few miles west of Boston, the Carroll School of Management is part of the private Jesuit institution, Boston College. Meet some of the newest members of Boston Carroll in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. Of the 80 candidates who matriculated at Carroll this fall, 31 percent... Read more »

Nov 24, 2020

Real Humans of UVA Darden’s MBA Class of 2022

Meet some of the newest members of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 404 candidates decided to matriculate at the Charlottesville, VA, b-school and that number includes the MBA program’s first January cohort as well. Twenty-four percent of new students... Read more »

Nov 23, 2020

Episode 133: Wire Taps—Don’t Sell Yourself Short, Add More Schools!

We are back with another episode of Wire Taps, bringing you keen advice from our MBA admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown. This week’s featured applicants have at least one thing in common: they should consider more business schools! Preview the prospective MBAs’ profiles below, then tune into this... Read more »

Nov 20, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: 4 Things to Know about the MS/MBA Biotech at Harvard Business School

At the crossroads of business and biotech, you may find yourself drawn to the MS/MBA program at Harvard. The program confers an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School. A member of the first cohort... Read more »

Nov 19, 2020

Forté Foundation Report Reveals Women Holding Their Ground in MBA Programs

Women, disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at work, are poised to be at the forefront of the coming recovery. The Forté Foundation has released a report indicating that, despite conditions that have widened the gender gap in the worldwide economy, enrollment of women in its member schools’ MBA programs held... Read more »

Nov 18, 2020

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Tuck? 4. What are your short- and long-term goals? 5. Tell me about a time where you had a conflict and how you handled it. 6. Tell me about a time when your boss gave you feedback and how you... Read more »

Nov 18, 2020

Real Humans of the Columbia Business School MBA Class of 2022

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to New York City, where we find eager and diverse MBA students flocking to Columbia Business School. Columbia Business School offers two intakes, one in August and one in January. For the Class of 2022, 211 joined in January and 571... Read more »

Nov 17, 2020

Real Humans of Northwestern Kellogg’s MBA Class of 2022

Whether in the Two-Year, One-Year or a dual degree MBA program, new Northwestern Kellogg students cite the culture and community as key factors in choosing the leading business school in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. The Global Hub, home of the Kellogg School of Management. A surge in... Read more »

Nov 16, 2020

HBS Announces Expanded Class Size and Internship Requirements

Harvard Business School announced it is expanding its class size for the next two years and will formalize internship requirements. HBS has traditionally enrolled around 900 students in the MBA program, but the full-time MBA Classes of 2023 and 2024 will each enroll around 1,000 students. Beginning with this year’s... 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

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Skype

I was interviewed by an international alum (I am an American located in the US) via Skype on October 7, 2020. The interviewer had nothing but my resume that I sent her. She was very nice and seemed to

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Virtual interview conducted ~1 week after initial assignment. Interviewer had glanced through resume, but asked me to walk him through my story. Also asked about my day-to-day, roles on projects, my c

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

I was interviewed by a second-year student via Skype. It was a blind interview so that person only knew me based on my resume. It was a conversational interview and it was for 45 minutes. The intervie

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Careers and Financial Aid

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

Real Humans of Adobe: Adrienne Tsai, Northwestern Kellogg ’18, Product Marketing Manager

Chances are you've needed to review a PDF this week—and if you have, you've used an Adobe product to open it.  In addition to their Acrobat Reader, Adobe Inc., an American multinational computer so

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MBA DecisionWire

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Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Michigan / Ross, UCLA Anderson, U. Washington / Foster
GMAT: 740
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
Ind
Enrolled: Indiana / Kelley
Admitted: Arizona State / W.P. Carey, Indiana / Kelley, Johns Hopkins / Carey, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Other
GPA: 3.47
Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
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Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Cornell / Johnson, Indiana / Kelley
GMAT: 600 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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Enrolled: Vanderbilt / Owen
Admitted: Ohio State / Fisher, Vanderbilt / Owen, Washington U. / Olin
GMAT: 640
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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