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Dec 7, 2022

Chicago Booth Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Lands Higher Median Salary

The employment report for the MBA Class of 2022 at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business reveals a higher median salary over the Class of 2021. Of the 563 members of the graduating class, 88.5 percent (or 498 students) were seeking employment. At graduation, 93.1 percent of these MBAs... Read more »

Dec 6, 2022

Real Humans of Texas McCombs’ MBA Class of 2024

Meet some new members of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business Class of 2024 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 220 full-time MBA students matriculated at McCombs in the fall of 2022. Women comprise 35 percent of the class and 28 percent are international. U.S.... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

My interview was conducted online, and the interviewer was a Cornell Adcom. She was interested in getting to know about my short-term and long-term goals. Along with why I wanted to pursue an MBA at Cornell. I thought she was a very pleasant person to speak to and I felt... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumna / Zoom

I interviewed with an alumna and she was super nice. Conversation flowed smoothly and naturally. Questions asked: Intro. Why MBA? Long/short term career goals - multiple follow-ups on what kind of places/firms I would want to go to. An example where you worked w/ diverse people at workplace? What can... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

Interview was easy going and the adcom was nice. Felt like a conversation but with targeted questions. Questions asked include: Any updates to your application? Walk through your data visualization. Tell me about a time when you had to gain support from people you did not manage. Tell me about... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

It was brief, fairly informal and conversational It was a resume-based / blind interview Questions - 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Long-term / short-term goals. 3) Why an MBA? 4) Why Vanderbilt? 5) What's the one thing thing that people assume about you in the first glance, but... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I applied to Tuck before December 1 for a guaranteed interview. The interviewer was a 2Y MBA student. The interviewer was extremely friendly and had a genuine passion for Tuck. Interview questions: - Tell me about yourself. - Walk me through your resume. - Why MBA/Why Tuck/Why now? - Describe... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, December 5-9, 2022

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 is getting close to its conclusion. Final decisions for Round 1 are coming peaking during this upcoming week. Tuesday, December 6, Yale SOM is... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

MBA Wire Taps 264—Booth said no, now what? South African for next season. 720 GMAT, increased to 760

This week's show kicks off with a discussion of the fact that 12 leading MBA programs are releasing their Round 1 decisions in the coming days, including Harvard and Stanford on Thursday. Graham then highlighted the Real Humans piece for MIT / Sloan, and shared numbers from the recently published... Read more »

Dec 2, 2022

Yale School of Management Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Sees Jump in Median Salary

The Yale School of Management’s 2022 MBA employment report reveals a successful class coming out of the pandemic years. Eighty-six percent of the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2022, which numbers 327 students, sought employment. Their three-month post-graduation job offer rate came in at 96.1 percent, and the acceptance rate was 93.3... Read more »

Dec 1, 2022

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

Interview was 30 minutes of initial intro and questions about me. Last 10-15 were for me to ask questions of her. Overall tone was very friendly and conversational. Interview was resume based, not application based. There were definitely some questions that she needed to ask, but the interview flowed naturally... Read more »

Dec 1, 2022

Real Humans of U. Washington Foster School of Business MBA Class of 2024

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to Seattle, Washington, to meet some new members of the full-time MBA Class of 2024 at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. 96 students joined the full-time MBA Class of 2024 at Foster. Women comprise 42 percent of the... Read more »

Nov 30, 2022

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

It was an interview by a second-year student virtually via Zoom. It was profile-based questions followed by situation-based questions and lasted for 45 minutes. The interviewer lived up to Tuck's reputation and was super nice and made me feel extremely relaxed and comfortable. No surprises in terms of questions, they... Read more »

Nov 30, 2022

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Earns Record Overall Compensation

The Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business has released its employment report for the MBA Class of 2022. The report shows Tuck graduates had impressive acceptance rates. Within three months of graduation, 98 percent of the 255 job-seeking graduates received an offer. The job acceptance rate at the three-month mark... Read more »

Nov 29, 2022

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Virtual

The interview was formal, but still casual. We had a minute or two of small talk before the interviewer jumped right into it, giving me background on himself, allowing me to ask him questions about his professional experiences. Then from there we jumped into my background and, through conversation, he... Read more »

Nov 29, 2022

Real Humans of the MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2024

Welcome to another edition of Real Humans: MBA Students in which we get to know some new business school students and their journeys through admissions. This time, candidates of the MIT Sloan Class of 2024 share their stories and advice. A total of 408 students joined the MIT Sloan Class of 2024. Women... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

Stanford GSB MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

It was a stressful interview, no introductions or friendly banter. Interviewer outlined the format of the interview (40 min behavioral Qs, 10 min for 1-2 questions) then started right away. Each question probed deeper into my decision making and he even asked about the thought processes of peers and subordinates... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

Duke Fuqua MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was very casual and conversational. He asked me the very standard questions: - Tell me about yourself. - Why MBA/why Fuqua? - ST/LT goals? - Strengths and weakness? - Any questions for me? The interviewer gave me a very comprehensive introduction about himself at the end of the... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

Cornell Johnson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview was very conversational and casual. He broke the ice by chatting about the weather and the city that I live in for a few mins, which put me at ease. The asked the following questions: - Walk me through your resume. - Why MBA, why Johnson? (in between... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

UVA Darden MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Darden has a completely blind 45 min interview, the student or the adcom has not seen the application or the resume. The first question was 'Tell me about yourself' to which I talked for 15 mins. He followed with the following questions: - What is your leadership style? - How... Read more »

Interviews

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

My interview was conducted online, and the interviewer was a Cornell Adcom. She was interested in getting to know about my short-term and long-term goals. Along with why I wanted to pursue an MBA at C

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumna / Zoom

I interviewed with an alumna and she was super nice. Conversation flowed smoothly and naturally. Questions asked:Intro. Why MBA? Long/short term career goals - multiple follow-ups on what

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

Interview was easy going and the adcom was nice. Felt like a conversation but with targeted questions. Questions asked include:Any updates to your application? Walk through your data visualiz

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Careers and Financial Aid

MBA Real Humans: Alumni – LIVE Webinar Summer 2022

The Clear Admit Real Humans: Alumni Series spotlights recent graduates from the world's top MBA programs. Each of the alumni provide feedback on their MBA experiences and share how business school pre

Webinar: Behind the Scenes of Management Consulting – Video Recap

Interested in management consulting?  This management consulting webinar is for you! The management consulting career path is considered integral to the professional aspirations of countless MBA app

Real Humans of Citibank: Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20, Management Associate

Today's edition of Real Humans – Alumni introduces a management associate at Citibank , Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20. Citibank is one of the "Big Four" banks in the U.S. and a su

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Essays

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Fall 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample essays?

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Summer 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample 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

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