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Jul 30, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & 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, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of July 26th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Jul 29, 2021

Emory Goizueta Announces New Scholarship to Increase Representation of Women in Business

Usha Rackliff, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Accounting, teaching an Evening MBA Class. Did you know that women make up more than half of the United States’ workforce? However, women still lag substantially behind men in terms of equal pay and representation in leadership positions. For example, females represent... Read more »

Jul 28, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Chad Losee of Harvard Business School

Are you applying to Harvard Business School (HBS) this year? Then you won’t want to miss this latest installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series as we welcome Chad Losee, the Managing Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at HBS. His team is responsible for recruiting, evaluating, and yielding... Read more »

Jul 26, 2021

Episode 175: Wire Taps—Low GMATs, Fuzzy Goals, Visa Issues

An MBA can enhance your career progress or help you get a running start on a new path—and that’s exactly what this week’s featured applicants want. In this podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex advise three MBA hopefuls looking to achieve career growth or make a career change.... Read more »

Jul 26, 2021

Early & Round 1 MBA Deadlines 2021-2022

Early Action / Round 1 MBA Application Deadlines To help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines, including Early Action and Round 1, of the top business schools in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), you’ll find links to our corresponding Essay Topic... Read more »

Jul 23, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & 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, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of July 19th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Jul 23, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: NYU Stern Leadership Accelerator’s First Live Case

During NYU Stern’s Leadership Accelerator first live case, teams of first-year MBAs spent seven full hours acting out a real-life leadership experience. The brainchild of Stern MBA and veteran Natalie Ashbridge and the Leadership Accelerator team, the live case launched with help from more than 40 actors, including Stern alumni... Read more »

Jul 21, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Blair Mannix of The Wharton School

Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions at the Wharton School We are rolling along with our Admissions Director Q&A series and are thrilled to welcome Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions for The Wharton School. Blair has a rich history in higher education, working at Penn since 2008 and specifically in admissions... Read more »

Jul 19, 2021

Toronto Rotman Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Microsoft Teams

The interviewer asked me to keep my answers succinct and related to only latest experience in my life (both personal and professional). All of the questions and follow ups got completed in 30 minutes. The questions asked were: Can you walk me through your resume? Why did you choose your... Read more »

Jul 19, 2021

Episode 173: Wire Taps—Should I Apply Now or Sit This Year Out?

Career goals and application timing are hallmarks of this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, as Graham and Alex dig into three MBA hopefuls’ quandaries and dish out related admissions advice. One applicant is seeking help regarding whether she should apply for an MBA this year or get her grounding... Read more »

Jul 16, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: A [email protected] Student Leader Leans In

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, Northwestern Kellogg MBA student, Maddie Reese, shares her Kellogg experience as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and her reflections during Pride Month this year. A [email protected] Student Leader Leans In By Maddie Reese, Kellogg MBA 2Y 2022 Tell us a little about... Read more »

Jul 16, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & 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, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of July 11th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Jul 15, 2021

Tuck Alumnus Creates Scholarship to Inspire Students From Japan

Everyone wants to look in the mirror and be proud of who they have become. To do so, people need paths to become the person they want to see. Though there are many different avenues one can take, many people choose the path of an MBA program. MBA programs are... Read more »

Jul 14, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Emily French Thomas of Columbia Business School

Emily Thomas, Director of Admissions, Columbia Business School We are excited to kick off our annual Admissions Director Q&A series, in which MBA admissions directors shed light on their program’s application process, essays and more. To start the 2021-2022 round of exclusive Q&As, we welcome Columbia Business School’s Director of... Read more »

Jul 12, 2021

Episode 171: Wire Taps—Is My Undergrad GPA Too Big of a Hurdle?

Graham and Alex are here for another podcast episode of Wire Taps to address all of your b-school admissions concerns. This week, application challenges run the gamut of MBA admissions—from academic history and showing impact at work to deciding which schools to target. Preview the profiles that Alex and Graham... Read more »

Jul 9, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & 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, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of July 4th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Jul 7, 2021

Stacy Blackman Consulting Offers a ‘Social Impact Accelerator’ to MBA Candidates

Stacy Blackman Consulting (SBC) is a leading MBA admissions advisory firm with a proven track record of acceptances to the world’s top MBA programs. With over twenty years of experience, Stacy Blackman and her team recently noticed the lack of extra support being offered to students who want to pursue a... Read more »

Jul 5, 2021

Episode 170: Wire Taps—Pivoting Industries with the Help of an MBA

An MBA not only helps advance candidates on their current career paths, but also supports wholesale changes in industry and function. In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex advise three MBA applicants planning on pivoting—from corporate strategy to PE in the restaurant/hospitality domain, from oil &... Read more »

Jul 2, 2021

Supporting LGBTQ+ Students: Saïd Business School Partners With Reaching Out MBA

Saïd Business School at Oxford University has partnered with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) to develop a fellowship program designed to support LGBTQ+ students and candidates. The goals of the ROMBA fellowship are to help LGBTQ+ students become the leaders of tomorrow, provide a unique global network for LGBTQ+ MBA students,... Read more »

Jul 2, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & 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, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of June 28th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Interviews

Toronto Rotman Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Microsoft Teams

The interviewer asked me to keep my answers succinct and related to only latest experience in my life (both personal and professional). All of the questions and follow ups got completed in 30 minutes.

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Zoom

Tell me about yourself. Where on your resume have you made the most impact? What’s your most interesting work experience? Tell me about a time you worked in a diverse team. What are the 3 attrib

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Deferred Enrollment / First-Year Student / Zoom

30-minute blind interview with a first-year student. It was fairly casual and more like a conversation.The three questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself/Walk me through your resume. 2. What ar

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Careers and Financial Aid

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

Real Humans of Mondelēz International: Maria Pia Iriarte, MIT Sloan ’18, Sr. Manager Commercial Finance, Alternative Channels

Maria Pia Iriarte, MIT Sloan MBA ‘18, is passionate about two things: global experiences and food sustainability, making global snacking giant Mondelēz International the ideal company for her. Mond

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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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