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Jun 27, 2017

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Duke / Fuqua MBA Essay Questions 2017-2018

The Duke MBA admissions committee has announced the 2017-2018 Fuqua essay questions for business school applicants targeting the class of 2020. Fuqua MBA applicants will complete three short answers and two required essays for this season’s admissions process. The first required essay is a reappearance of last year’s “25 Random Things About... Read more »

Jun 27, 2017

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Cambridge / Judge Essay Questions 2017-2018

The Cambridge admissions committee has released the Judge essay questions & deadlines for the 2017-2018 application season. Cambridge / Judge conducts its admissions process in 5 rounds, with set interview dates for those invited to attend. There are two essay topics in addition to a career objectives section. 2017-2018 Cambridge / Judge Essay Questions What did... Read more »

Jun 27, 2017

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Oxford Saïd Offers Six New MBA Scholarships

Earning an MBA from a leading program typically isn’t cheap. In fact, the average cost of an MBA when you total tuition and living expenses is between $100,000 to $200,000 for two years. For that reason, MBA scholarships can be invaluable for many candidates, and now the University of Oxford... Read more »

Jun 27, 2017

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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Cambridge / Judge or London Business School for Consulting

In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate considering Cambridge / Judge or London Business School for consulting. The candidate laid out the options in the initial post:Initial feedback leaned towards LBS: But the... Read more »

Jun 26, 2017

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UVA Darden Essay Question & Deadlines 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 UVA Darden MBA essay question and deadlines have been announced on the Darden MBA Admissions Blog. Darden operates a three-stage admissions process, and notes that applicants might be invited to interview up to the decision date for that particular round.     2017-2018 UVA Darden MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application Deadline:... Read more »

Jun 26, 2017

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Admissions Tip: How to Write a Résumé that Will Get You Into Business School

Your résumé is not only an important component of your MBA application, it’s also a great place to start when crafting your overall positioning strategy.  This document forces one to distill a candidacy into a concise summary, focusing on key aspects and themes.  With that in mind, here are a few... Read more »

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    Chicago Booth MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    Following up on the release of the University of Chicago Booth MBA essay topics for 2017-2018, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants as they prepare to tackle this potentially challenging pro

    NYU / Stern MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    Following up on the release of the 2017-2018 NYU / Stern Essay Topics, we wanted to share some advice for applicants targeting the NYU MBA Class of 2020. NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018Let

    Berkeley / Haas MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

    Now that the Haas MBA essay topics have been announced for the 2017-2018 season, we wanted to offer our thoughts on how to approach each of these prompts for business school applicants targeting the

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    Interviews

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

    The following INSEAD interview questions report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant who was accepted. Congratulations to them! My first alumni interview went rather well – I

    Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

    The following Stanford GSB interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. Good luck to them! 1 Alumnus. Met at his office. Interview started 10 minutes late b

    Harvard Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

    The following Harvard Business School / HBS interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant who was admitted. Congratulations to them! Only 1 interviewer. Frien

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    Careers and Financial Aid

    MBA Jobs Plentiful, Visa Worries Not a Deterrent for International Hires, According to Latest GMAC Employer Survey

    The release today of the annual GMAC employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) means the time has come once again to read the tea leaves as far as what the year ahea

    H1-B Visas and MBAs, Take Two: Why Such a Big Deal Right Now? Which Employers Are Sponsoring?

    Yesterday, we debuted the first in our series on H1-B visas with an examination of what the H1-B visa is and what the process involved to get one is like. Today, we’ll delve deeper to better underst

    Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

    Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “H

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    MBA LiveWire

    Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
    Rejected from Waitlist at Georgetown / McDonough via email.
    GMAT: 710. India.
    Waitlisted at Berkeley / Haas via n/a.
    Int'l.
    Accepted from Waitlist at Cornell / Johnson via email.
    GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 690. International.
    Accepted from Waitlist at Cornell / Johnson via phone.
    GPA: 6.64. GMAT: 710. Indian working in USA.
    Accepted from Waitlist at Rice / Jones via email.
    International.

    MBA DecisionWire

    INS
    Enrolled: INSEAD
    Admitted: INSEAD
    GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.8
    Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
    ND
    Enrolled: Notre Dame / Mendoza
    Admitted: Notre Dame / Mendoza
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    LBS
    Enrolled: London Business School
    Admitted: London Business School
    GMAT: 680
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    IES
    Enrolled: IESE
    Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, IESE, Indiana / Kelley, UVA / Darden
    GMAT: 720
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Yal
    Enrolled: Yale SOM
    Admitted: London Business School, Yale SOM
    GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.6
    Post-MBA Career: Non Profit / Social Impact

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