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Sep 22, 2021

Columbia’s MBA Class of 2023 Defies the Pandemic

Columbia Business School‘s MBA Class of 2023 shows no signs of having weathered a pandemic to get where they are. The class profile covers 847 total enrolled students, up from 782 last year. Classes began in August with 614 students and another 233 will begin their studies in January. Here are... Read more »

Sep 21, 2021

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

Rebecca Mallen-Churchill, Director of Graduate Student Recruitment, ASU W.P. Carey School of Business Get the dish on MBA admissions at 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... Read more »

Sep 20, 2021

Episode 186: Wire Taps—Is 700 Enough?, ORM or URM?, GPA Repairs

With so many top business schools to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down a list of where to apply and when. In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, two MBA applicants seek help on which programs they should target. One early bird MBA applicant, who wants... Read more »

Sep 20, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, September 20-24, 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 and every week! Round 1 is here. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway. Monday, September 20, Michigan / Ross has its Round 1 deadline. Duke... Read more »

Sep 17, 2021

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

Interview was casual and student was friendly. However, order of questions was unexpected. Student asked: -Do you like your current job? How did you get there? -How did you obtain your first job? -What are the top 3 factors that led you to your success? -Tell me a time where... Read more »

Sep 17, 2021

Stanford MSx Class of 2022: Embracing Disruptive Change

Stanford GSB welcomed their new MSx Class of 2022 to campus at the end of July. The MSx program is designed for mid-career professionals with at least eight years of professional work experience. It’s a one-year, full-time program and participants earn a master of science in management degree. Current MSx... Read more »

Sep 16, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Maria Pineda of the UMD Smith School of Business

Maria Pineda, Senior Director of Admissions at The University of Maryland We head to College Park, MD, for this installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series to learn all about the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Maria Pineda has been with UMD Smith for 15 years.... Read more »

Sep 15, 2021

Fuqua’s Class of 2023 Shows Significant Growth

Duke Fuqua School of Business released its MBA Class of 2023 profile, showcasing a diverse group of students with worldwide roots. This year’s incoming class numbers 447, around 10% growth over last year. Like many schools impacted by COVID-19 upending the last two admissions cycles, Fuqua has benefited from an... Read more »

Sep 14, 2021

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Student / Zoom

Student only had a copy of my resume and in general it was a relaxed atmosphere. Their Zoom connection was bad and they kept buffering as we were talking, but we got through the interview alright. Overall, I thought it was good, she didn’t give any indication one way or... Read more »

Sep 14, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Rodrigo Malta of the Texas McCombs School of Business

Rodrigo Malta, Managing Director of MBA Marketing, Recruiting, & Admissions at McCombs School of Business Rodrigo Malta, Managing Director of MBA Marketing, Recruiting & Admissions at the Texas McCombs School of Business, walks us through the highlights and admissions process in this edition of our MBA Admissions Director Q&A series. ... Read more »

Sep 13, 2021

Webinar: Pursuing an MBA Without a Business Background – Join us 10/12!

Interested in an MBA degree, but come from a non-traditional background? Join Clear Admit and the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School to take part in our discussion, “Pursuing an MBA Without a Business Background.” Did you know that over half of UNC Kenan-Flagler Full-Time MBA students enter the... Read more »

Sep 13, 2021

Webinar: Considering an MBA Abroad? – Join us 10/11!

Have you considered pursuing an MBA abroad? Join Clear Admit and HKU Business School to discuss the benefits of studying an MBA in Asia. Asia now lies at the center of many business ventures worldwide and the Asia-Pacific Region is more important to business now more than ever before. HKU... Read more »

Sep 13, 2021

U.S. News 2022 College Rankings – What It Means for MBA Applicants

With the announcement of the 2022 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, MBA applicants may be wondering how their undergraduate records fit into MBA admissions. Within the MBA application itself, candidates supply their GPA, identify their undergraduate institution and provide unofficial transcripts. Clear Admit Co-founder Graham Richmond explains, “It’s really important... Read more »

Sep 13, 2021

Episode 185: Wire Taps—R1 Sanity Check, PhD to MBA, Startup Goals

This week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps features applicants at all different stages of MBA admissions.  While some applicants are in the thick of Round 1, others are looking ahead to future deadlines and intakes. One MBA hopeful is about to click “submit” and wanted some last-minute input.  A nontraditional... Read more »

Sep 13, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, September 13-17, 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 and every week! Round 1 is here. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway. Monday, September 13, Cambridge / Judge has its Round 1 deadline. Tuesday,... Read more »

Sep 9, 2021

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

Interviewed this morning. Started exactly on time and took just under 40 minutes. The conversation began with very brief friendly small talk asking me where I was located and how I was doing. The questions were fairly standard interview questions that she asked from a list she had. She was... Read more »

Sep 9, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Anna Farrus of IMD Business School

Anna Farrus, Director of MBA Recruitment & Admissions at IMD In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series, we take a trip to Switzerland to learn all about IMD from Anna Farrus, the Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions there. Anna has a long history in the management education... Read more »

Sep 7, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Charlotte Russell-Green of Cambridge Judge Business School

The Head of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Cambridge Judge Business School, Charlotte Russell-Green, joins us for the latest edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series. Charlotte Russell-Green, Head of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Cambridge Judge Business School After training in Drama and Theatre at Goldsmiths in London, Charlotte... Read more »

Sep 6, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, September 6-10, 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 and every week! Round 1 is here. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway. Monday, September 6, IESE has its Early Decision Round deadline. Tuesday, September... Read more »

Sep 6, 2021

Episode 184: Wire Taps—Humility, Ambition, and Corroboration

Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Alex and Graham offer MBA admissions advice to applicants. This week, one MBA hopeful with a winding career path and concerning GPA needs some help to shape his admissions strategy. A classically trained dancer has been building her repertoire in... Read more »

Interviews

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

Interview was casual and student was friendly. However, order of questions was unexpected. Student asked:-Do you like your current job? How did you get there? -How did you obtain your first job?

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Student / Zoom

Student only had a copy of my resume and in general it was a relaxed atmosphere. Their Zoom connection was bad and they kept buffering as we were talking, but we got through the interview alright. Ove

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

Interviewed this morning. Started exactly on time and took just under 40 minutes. The conversation began with very brief friendly small talk asking me where I was located and how I was doing. The ques

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Careers and Financial Aid

Webinar: How to Successfully Navigate a Career Switch – Video Recap

Planning to change careers after completing an MBA? Check out the recap video where Clear Admit and the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business discussed "How to Successfully Navigate a Care

Real Humans of General Mills: Steve Cheng, Cornell Johnson ‘18, Associate Brand Manager

For many MBA students, participating in an internship can be an eye-opening experience that can help pinpoint likes and dislikes, develop professional aptitude, increase marketability, and more. Beyon

Real Humans of Nike: Katie Ross, Kellogg ‘20, Corporate Strategy Manager

Nike is the world's largest supplier and manufacturer of athletic shoes, apparel and other sports equipment. This American multinational company, headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, is driven by its v

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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

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

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