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28 Days to Go: London Business School Round 2 Deadline

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Fridays from the Frontline: Diving Into Internship Recruiting at MIT Sloan

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Oct 16, 2019

2019-2020 Round 2 MBA Deadlines

MBA Application Deadlines – Round 2 The top business schools have announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the Round 2 deadlines (and some Round 3 ones) all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay... Read more »

Jun 25, 2019

Free for a Limited Time: All 27 In-Depth Clear Admit School Guides

Gain Access to all Clear Admit School Guides Titles When You Register! For a limited time, all registered Clear Admit users can download any of our 27 exclusive Clear Admit School Guides at no cost: a potential $675 value at $24.99 per Guide. All you have to do is login or register... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

Harvard Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

Interview was quite structured. AdCom hosts interview days, where you’re encouraged to join coffee chats with current students, sit-in on a class, or join networking lunch. When it’s time to interview, interview is held in interview rooms (similar to on-campus recruiting suites if you had that for undergrad). Some of... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

Interview was held in interviewer’s office – very conversational, but interview was clearly prodding for specific things but not sure what. Interviewer had a copy of my resume beforehand. Main questions were (not in order) 1. Tell me about yourself 2. Tell me about a time you failed 3. Tell... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report / ED / Alumnus / Off-campus

Fairly straightforward. Interviewer was friendly, 10+ year alum, interview took place in the co-working space he uses. I had sent him my resume when I emailed to schedule the interview, and he had it printed (though I had also brought a copy with me). His main focus seemed to be... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Interview Questions & Report/ Round 1 / First-year student / On-campus

I applied to Georgetown McDonough Round 1 and was invited to interview on campus or remotely. I was able to make it to campus on the last day available in the portal, just before Thanksgiving. I had already done self-initiated interviews at two other schools and bombed the first one... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

28 Days to Go: Rice / Jones Round 2 MBA Deadline

Attention all MBA applicants to Rice / Jones, their Round 2 deadline of January 3, 2020 is just 28 days away! Need help with your Rice MBA application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start with the Rice... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

28 Days to Go: London Business School Round 2 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the London Business School Round 2 Deadline of January 3, is just 28 days away! (Note: All application deadlines are 17:00 UK time.) Need help with your London Business School MBA application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as... Read more »

Dec 6, 2019

Fridays from the Frontline: Diving Into Internship Recruiting at MIT Sloan

For b-school hopefuls and current students alike, the first-year internship is often discussed in terms of how to get one’s foot in the door at an elite consulting firm or Silicon Valley tech titan. The version of this narrative that seems to fly under the radar is that companies both... Read more »

Dec 5, 2019

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

I had my interview in London, with a member of the Adcom and five other candidates from Europe/Africa/Asia/America. We all got together about half an hour before the interview and got to know ourselves, which gave the tbd a relaxed feel. The interview was blind as the interviewer hadn’t seen... Read more »

Dec 5, 2019

Kellogg / Northwestern MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Alumni / Off Campus

Interviewer was very warm and nice. Asked typical behavioral questions that you can find on Clear Admit/GMAT club, but drilled down on a couple questions such as: 1. (After explaining my analytical background briefly) Can you tell me about a project where you showed your analytical skills? 2. (After walking... Read more »

Dec 5, 2019

Cambridge / Judge MBA Interview Report / Round 1 / Faculty / On-Campus

I opted for an on-campus R1 interview on October 21st ’19. The night preceding the interview, the adcoms threw this amazing dinner at Queens’ College’s Old Hall which was absolutely stunning. The dinner was not assessed (at least that’s what they said) but both adcoms and current students are there... 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

Harvard Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

Interview was quite structured. AdCom hosts interview days, where you're encouraged to join coffee chats with current students, sit-in on a class, or join networking lunch. When it's time to interview

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

Interview was held in interviewer's office - very conversational, but interview was clearly prodding for specific things but not sure what. Interviewer had a copy of my resume beforehand. Main ques

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report / ED / Alumnus / Off-campus

Fairly straightforward. Interviewer was friendly, 10+ year alum, interview took place in the co-working space he uses. I had sent him my resume when I emailed to schedule the interview, and he had it

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Careers and Financial Aid

IU Kelley Shares How to Avoid 7 Common Mistakes MBA Career Switchers Make

MBA career switchers don't have it easy, whether you do it at the beginning or middle of your career. It’s incredibly challenging to reinvent yourself. However, we can confidently say that it’s wo

Real Humans of Bain: Consultants

We kicked off our Real Humans of Bain with a pair of summer associates, and now we're turning to some more experienced consultants.  A summer internship may seem daunting, not to mention planning out

Real Humans of Bain: Summer Associates

There's no doubt that consulting consistently leads the pack for MBA graduates' career choice, and Bain & Co. is widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world.  As such, w

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Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
Accepted to Yale SOM via email.
GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 730. India.
Accepted to NYU Stern via email.
GPA: 2.96. GMAT: 710. Philippines.
Waitlisted at Rice / Jones via portal.
GPA: 3.97.
Waitlisted at U. Chicago Booth via portal.
GMAT: 740. India.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 740. US.

MBA ApplyWire

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GRE: 321 GPA: 3.0
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship
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GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.54
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Asset Management, inc. HF, Entrepreneurship
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GRE: 319 GPA: 7.39
Post-MBA Career: Media
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GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.52
Post-MBA Career: Consumer Goods
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GRE: 324 GPA: 3.14
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology

MBA DecisionWire

IMD
Enrolled: IMD
Admitted: HEC Paris, IMD
GRE: 342
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
HEC
Enrolled: HEC Paris
Admitted: HEC Paris
GRE: 330 GPA: 2.25
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 730 GPA: 2.8
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.83
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. Hedge Funds

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