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Sep 6, 2021

Episode 184: Wire Taps—Humility, Ambition, and Corroboration

Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Alex and Graham offer MBA admissions advice to applicants. This week, one MBA hopeful with a winding career path and concerning GPA needs some help to shape his admissions strategy. A classically trained dancer has been building her repertoire in... Read more »

Sep 3, 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 August 30th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Sep 2, 2021

Tuck Again Sets Records with the Class of 2023

Patricia Harrison, Co-Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid This semester, Dartmouth Tuck’s first-year MBAs have again set records for class size and academic performance. The incoming class of 2023 is the largest in Tuck’s history, holds a record high average GMAT score, and boasts the largest representation of first-generation... Read more »

Sep 1, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Janice Kennedy of Rice Business’ Jones Graduate School of Business

Janice Kennedy, Executive Director of Recruiting & Admissions at Jones Graduate School of Business We are back with another installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series with the Executive Director of Recruiting and Admissions, Janice Kennedy, of Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. Kennedy joined the school after a long career... Read more »

Aug 30, 2021

Episode 183: Wire Taps—High Bars and Vaulting to Success

The MBA degree can support career goals for a variety of backgrounds, whether from a typical finance/consulting one or something more nontraditional, like sports or entertainment. In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, the three spotlighted applicants are seeking help to maximize their chances of admissions success. The first... Read more »

Aug 30, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, August 30-September 3, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week and every week! Round 1 is around the corner. Round 1 application deadlines will begin next week, including Harvard, Stanford and UPenn / Wharton. In the... Read more »

Aug 27, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus 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 August 23rd. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Aug 26, 2021

HBS Announces MBA Class of 2023 Profile

Harvard Business School shared their MBA Class of 2023 profile with the class size, percentage of women, international students, and U.S. minorities all up as compared to last year. The new class maintained the median GMAT score of 730, and the 29 percent of applicants who opted for the GRE... Read more »

Aug 26, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Dawna Levenson of MIT Sloan

In the latest edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series, the Assistant Dean of Admissions at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Dawna Levenson, joins us to discuss all things MIT. Dawna Levenson, Assistant Dean of Admissions, MIT Sloan School of Management As the leader of the admissions team, Dawna... Read more »

Aug 24, 2021

Juno Enhances Guarantee of Lowest Interest Rate for Your B-School Loans

A message from our Partner, Juno Juno can help you make your MBA dreams more affordable with the power of collective bargaining and a new, enhanced guarantee. Juno negotiates on behalf of MBA candidates for lower interest rates on their b-school loans. They guarantee students will receive the lowest rate... Read more »

Aug 23, 2021

Episode 181: Wire Taps—International Applicants, Military Backgrounds, GMAT Struggles

The applicants featured in our latest podcast episode of Wire Taps have already made some significant journeys, and now have an MBA in their sights. A first-generation Chinese college student is serving in the U.S. military and wants to return to CSR consulting. Another MBA hopeful from India via Canada... Read more »

Aug 20, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: What the Laidlaw Scholarship Means to Me

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Paseka Khosa, Oxford MBA ’22, shares the significance of her Laidlaw Scholarship at Oxford Saïd Business School. What the Laidlaw Scholarship Means to Me Paseka Khosa is joining the Oxford MBA in September 2021 as an inaugural Laidlaw Scholar. In her first blog... Read more »

Aug 16, 2021

Episode 180: Wire Taps—Supply Chain Standout, Marketing Dreams, Career Goal Question Marks

As more and more applicants post to MBA ApplyWire, Graham and Alex have no shortage of cases to draw upon in this week’s episode of Wire Taps. One applicant works for ‘MBB’ in supply chain operations and aims to stand out in the industry with an MBA. Another applicant has... Read more »

Aug 13, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus 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 August 9th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Aug 12, 2021

Webinar: How to Successfully Navigate a Career Switch – Video Recap

Planning to change careers after completing an MBA? Check out the recap video where Clear Admit and the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business discussed “How to Successfully Navigate a Career Switch.” No matter what your reasons for going to business school, an MBA program should equip you with... Read more »

Aug 12, 2021

Michigan Ross Launches New Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator for Student Entrepreneurs

The University of Michigan has launched many accelerator programs in the school’s history, but its newest is unique in the sense that everyone can relate to this cause. No matter where you come from, everyone has been impacted by COVID–19 in some way over the past year and a half.... Read more »

Aug 11, 2021

HEC Women in Leadership Club Uplifts Women in the MBA Program

The HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club (WIL) has been at work for decades on its mission to “embrace solidarity, celebrate equality.” One of the 26 student-run associations within the MBA program at HEC Paris, the club’s elections have generally been unremarkable, with students sometimes running uncontested for the role... Read more »

Aug 10, 2021

Wharton Welcomes MBA Class with a Milestone Majority of Women

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania reaches a pivotal milestone this fall: For the first time in its 140-year history, a majority of incoming MBA candidates will be women. The incoming class of 2023 MBA students will be comprised of nearly 52 percent women, representing a 10 percent increase... Read more »

Aug 9, 2021

Episode 179: Wire Taps—Low GPA, Dual Degree, Creative Arts Success

Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Graham and Alex discuss MBA admissions strategies for applicants who have posted to MBA ApplyWire. One applicant has dreams of building the leading consulting firm in his home country of Chile, but needs to deal with a low GPA of... Read more »

Aug 6, 2021

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA 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 August 2nd. Deadlines Released See the admissions deadlines that have rolled out: Boston College / Carroll Notre... Read more »

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