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Feb 24, 2020

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

I interviewed on February 15, 2020. Despite single-digit temperatures, the visit was very pleasant. The Ross admissions team did a great job of welcoming us in, creating a supportive and positive atmosphere, and structuring an entire day for us. I came in on a Saturday, and they had several second-year... Read more »

Feb 24, 2020

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

Interviewed on the Consortium interview day with a current student. All in all pretty relaxed. Asked standard questions plus some behavioral: 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Ross? 4. Tell me about a time you had to deal with people with different working styles than yourself... Read more »

Feb 21, 2020

Real Humans of Microsoft: Jamell Culler, Michigan Ross ’19, Azure IoT Product Marketing Manager

Microsoft is woven into the fabric of business. You probably even have one of their products open on your computer right now—from Excel and PowerPoint to Word, likely even running on their Windows operating system.  Or maybe you’ve checked LinkedIn today—a company that Microsoft acquired in 2016. While several long... Read more »

Feb 19, 2020

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

Interviewed at Michigan Ross in Ann Arbor.  Broken into halves in a total room full of 70 or so interviewing students. I was part of the second group so we were first spoken to by various student led organization leads. When it was time for my group’s interviews, we were... Read more »

Feb 18, 2020

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

My interviewer was an alumnus (19′) and was very nice, open, and friendly. Since we work in the same building, the conversation started off naturally and was a good ice breaker. The first intro was in Japanese, interview was all in English, and QA was in Japanese. It was mostly... Read more »

Feb 16, 2020

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / On Campus

I interviewed on campus with a 2nd-year student. The interviews take place in two sessions in the morning – a blue round, and a maize round. I was in the first round, so I interviewed around 8:40am. My interview was very conversational. We chatted for about 5-10 minutes before even... Read more »

Feb 12, 2020

MBA News You Need: Financial Aid at HBS, Berkeley Haas Video Essays, and More from Georgetown, Michigan, and UT Austin

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest: HBS highlights financial aid opportunities; Berkeley Haas offers advice for their new video essays; Georgetown McDonough discusses how its MBA program... Read more »

Feb 12, 2020

Michigan / Ross MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-year student / On Campus

I attended the Interview Day event that ran from 8am to 3pm. After breakfast and short introductions from the adcom, half of the interviewees were taken to interview while the other half interacted with staff and students associated with different Ross clubs. The interview itself with the MBA2 was casual,... Read more »

Jan 29, 2020

MBA News You Need: Chicago Booth’s Deferred MBA, Berkeley Haas Application Advice and More from Dartmouth, Georgetown & Michigan

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest: Chicago Booth offers five reasons to choose their Deferred MBA program; Berkeley Haas outlines MBA application advice for explaining your career... Read more »

Jan 20, 2020

New STEM Track in Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA Program

Starting in the Fall of 2020, Michigan Ross will offer its Full-Time MBA students a new STEM-designated track. The new track focuses on quantitative management and business analytics across industries and is ideal for students interested in pursuing STEM-related business careers. “Our new STEM track will leverage the world-renowned general... Read more »

Jan 20, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, January 20-24, 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! January Rounds starting to move to the interview stage!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, Round 2 is now fully underway. Tuesday, January... Read more »

Jan 6, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, January 6-10, 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! It’s All About Getting Ready for the January Rounds!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, Round 2 is now underway with many application... Read more »

Dec 16, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Interviews, December 16-20, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! It’s All About Final Decisions!  We are now into the final week of a three-week period where many of the top MBA programs release their Round... Read more »

Dec 9, 2019

28 Days to Go: HBS, Dartmouth Tuck, Duke Fuqua, Michigan Ross and More MBA Deadlines

The crush of Round 2 MBA deadlines may seem far away, but with what goes into applying to business school, we want to make sure you’re making the most of the few weeks you have left. In just four weeks, Harvard Business School, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, Georgetown / McDonough, Michigan... Read more »

Dec 9, 2019

28 Days to Go: Michigan Ross Round 2 MBA Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Michigan / Ross MBA Round 2 Deadline of January 6, 2020 is just 28 days away!  All materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Need help with your Michigan Ross MBA application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as... Read more »

Dec 4, 2019

Michigan / Ross MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alum / Off-Campus

The interview was conducted at a local Starbucks by an alum who had read my resume briefly. He started with tell me about yourself and I walked through all of my resume experience – after that there wasn’t much questioning related directly to the resume. He also took notes via... Read more »

Nov 25, 2019

Admissions Tip: Managing the Many Round 2 MBA Deadlines

Anyone who’s familiar with the MBA application process knows that December moves forward at an accelerated pace, mixing work with holidays and application preparation. Come the New Year, Round 2 application deadlines come swiftly. To help this year’s Round 2 applicants avoid the classic time crunch, today’s blog post offers... Read more »

Nov 25, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, November 25-29, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and MBA Deadlines Many programs have now released Round 1 interview invites and have been reported on MBA LiveWire. Expect to see a few... Read more »

Nov 20, 2019

MBA News You Need: Georgetown McDonough Releases Glowing Employment Report, Berkeley Haas Seals STEM Approval for MBA Programs, Chicago Booth Shares Resources for Veterans, and More from Dartmouth Tuck and Michigan Ross

Each week we collect MBA news from around the world to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from leading business schools. In your MBA News You Need digest for the week of November 18th, we highlight the continued success of the Georgetown McDonough Class of 2019,... Read more »

Nov 18, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, November 18-22, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and MBA Deadlines Many programs have now released Round 1 interview invites that have been reported on MBA LiveWire. These include Harvard, UPenn / Wharton, Chicago... 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

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

If you interview on Diversity Days or Women’s Day, you may interview with an Alum and your experience may be different. With the regular scheduled Adcom interviews, the important thing to note is th

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Consortium Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

I applied through the Consortium to Cornell Johnson.Standard behavioral interview. Prompts include:Walk me through your resume. Tell me about your leadership style. Why Johnson? How

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

There was an interviewer and an observer. I was greeted by the receptionist and given an NYU T-shirt. I signed up for a class visit and lunch with current students which provided some talking points a

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Careers and Financial Aid

UVA Darden Alumni Career Services Critique Career Books

From the business section of the bookstore, UVA Darden Alumni Career Services shared their reviews of what career-oriented books the b-school community should pick up and which ones they may prefer to

Real Humans of Bain & Co.: Peter Akinleye, Cornell Johnson ’19, Consultant

Consultants wear many hats and take on innumerable roles at the behest of their clients. Fortunately, MBA programs, like the one at Cornell Johnson, can prepare career switchers and analysts alike for

Beyond the Bio Podcast by Bain & Company

Sponsored ContentBain & Company is one of the most highly regarded firms in the management consulting industry. One of the "Big Three," Bain provides services to organizations around the world

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MBA LiveWire

Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
Rejected at Yale SOM via portal.
GPA: 3.3. GMAT: 700. Asia.
Rejected at Yale SOM via portal.
GPA: 5.98/7.00. India.
Accepted to MIT Sloan via phone.
GPA: 3.58.
Rejected at MIT Sloan via email.
GPA: 3.34. GMAT: 670. US.
Rejected at Yale SOM via portal.
GPA: 3.26. GMAT: 760. USA.

MBA ApplyWire

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GMAT: 640 GPA: 3.54
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology
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GMAT: 750 GPA: 4
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Undecided
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GMAT: 710 GPA: 2.5
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Undecided
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GRE: 320 GPA: 3.33
Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Entrepreneurship

MBA DecisionWire

Chi
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, Northwestern / Kellogg, UVA / Darden, Yale SOM
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.90
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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Enrolled: Undecided
Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, Michigan / Ross
GRE: 325
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Fuq
Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
Admitted: Cambridge / Judge, Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, Oxford / Saïd
GMAT: 710 GPA: 9/10
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Chi
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Michigan / Ross, Notre Dame / Mendoza
GRE: 319 GPA: 3.51
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Undecided
Admitted: Columbia, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 720
Post-MBA Career: Technology

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