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Apr 7, 2021

HBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / AdCom / Virtual

The interview was for a prompt 30 minutes. – Interviewer asked me about supply chain disruptions due to COVID. How has the economy changed your work life and that of your company?(answered him in 2 ways : 1) how demand was in flux due to people losing jobs and having... Read more »

Apr 7, 2021

Real Humans of General Mills: Matt Lieberman, Chicago Booth ‘18, Associate Brand Manager

When scanning over your cereal box, you’ll probably see the infamous “General Mills” logo plastered on it. With more than 100 brands in more than 100 countries on six continents, General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies whose purpose is to make food the world loves. From... Read more »

Apr 6, 2021

MBA Student Interview by Juno: Harvard Business School

The MBA Series is brought to you by Juno, a collective bargaining group for student loans. In this series, we’ll interview MBA students about their paths and decision-making process. The subject of this piece has asked to remain anonymous, so we’ll refer to them as John.   Before HBS Before Harvard... Read more »

Apr 6, 2021

HBS Online’s CORe Business Essentials Program: Confidence and Skills for Every Stage of Your Career

An MBA is a valuable credential, whether you want to advance your career or become an entrepreneur. This degree adds value to your work experience and makes you more attractive to prospective employers by conferring the necessary skills for business success and unparalleled networking opportunities. It requires an investment of... Read more »

Apr 6, 2021

Real Humans of Johnson & Johnson: Grace Babula, Northwestern Kellogg ‘19, MedTech Marketing

Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company. For over 130 years, J&J has developed medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods to advance human health and well-being. With over 130,000 employees across the world, J&J relies on scientists to research and develop new products, and... Read more »

Apr 5, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Notifications, April 5-9, 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! Round 3 deadlines continue as Round 2 wraps up. Many of the leading MBA programs have now released their Round 2 final decisions, and Round 3... Read more »

Apr 5, 2021

Episode 155: Wire Taps—Berkeley Haas or UCLA Anderson for Tech?

It’s time for another podcast episode of Wire Taps! As the dust settles on R2 decisions, Graham and Alex report in from the frontlines, sharing a couple of really challenging dilemmas faced by accepted students. The first dilemma involves a candidate with offers from Wharton (w/$50K) and Haas ($160K) and... Read more »

Apr 2, 2021

HEC Paris Launches New Initiative to Empower Female Entrepreneurs in Green Transition

HEC Paris, an international business school located in France, has decided to partner with the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society and Procter and Gamble (P&G) to start an ambitious initiative called #WomenEntrepreneurs4Good accelerator program. This initiative is designed to inspire women to innovate, grow, and foster their female... Read more »

Apr 2, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: My Experience with Meet LBS

In this week’s Fridays from the Frontline, London Business School MBA student, Jai Pareek, shares how the program has enabled connections even before matriculation. Read on for his story about the school’s new social platform, Meet LBS. My Experience with Meet LBS By Jai Pareek, LBS MBA ’23 The MBA,... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

Stanford GSB to Eliminate Admissions Essays, Require Video Instead

Palo Alto, CA – Citing a need for the MBA admissions world to modernize its selection process, the Stanford Graduate School of Business has unveiled a substantial change for the 2021-22 admissions cycle. The school will no longer require admissions essays, including its famed ‘What matters most?’ essay. Instead, MBA... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

Kellogg School Offers Rejected Applicants Kinder, Gentler Rejection

Evanston, IL – It’s no small secret that applying to leading MBA programs is a stressful process. While some programs take a ‘rip the band-aid off’ approach by delivering admissions decisions en masse, others slowly trickle out interview invitations or calls of congratulations, as applicants painfully sit by and wait.... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

ETS to Rebrand the GRE Test for Business School Applicants; Introduces ‘GreMAT’

Lawrenceville, NJ – Citing an increasing need to serve the growing population of MBA applicants, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced a business school-specific rebranding of their Graduate Record Examination (GRE), currently in use for virtually all disciplines of graduate education. ETS Director of Testing Products, Elaine Bennis, offered the... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

The “Association for Student Services, Employment & Success” Targets Clear Admit’s LiveWire

Washington, D.C. – Citing a multi-year study, a leading body of employers and career counselors has filed suit against Clear Admit, arguing that the firm’s LiveWire tool saps productivity amongst recent college graduates working in the professional world. The organization’s director, Martin McFly, stated: “Look, we get it. Young people... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business to Offer Innovative New MBA Concentration

Berkeley, CA – One of the nation’s leading business schools, famous for its emphasis on innovation, social impact, and strategy, is innovating again. The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has introduced a new concentration focusing on the cannabis sector. Courses within the concentration will cover the historical, cultural,... Read more »

Apr 1, 2021

MBA Student Interview by Juno: Varun From MIT Sloan

The MBA Series is brought to you by Juno, a collective bargaining group for student loans. In this series, we’ll interview MBA students about their paths and decision-making process. The following interview was conducted with Varun from MIT Sloan.    Getting into MIT Varun was accepted into his one-year MBA program... Read more »

Mar 31, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was with a second-year student via Zoom. The interview atmosphere was fairly relaxed and conversational. The interviewer stated that he read my resume prior to the interview and had a set list of questions he had to ask. List of interview questions: 1. Please give me a 60... Read more »

Mar 31, 2021

Real Humans of Ford: Matt Simpson, Harvard ‘17, General Manager, Exports

Working as a General Manager for Ford is a dream come true for any automotive enthusiast. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, we hear from Matt Simpson, Harvard MBA ‘17, about how pursuing and obtaining his MBA from Harvard University helped him reach his life-long goal.  As a former... Read more »

Mar 30, 2021

Real Humans of Nike: Margaret Souther, Wharton ’20, Manager of Global Member Growth, Lifecycle Strategy

Just do it! Nike’s mission is about doing everything possible to expand human potential, from innovating sports and creating sustainable products, all while striving to have a positive impact in communities. Nike has become one of the largest and most recognizable athletic brands on the planet; and as the world’s... Read more »

Mar 30, 2021

U.S. News 2022 Business School Rankings: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 Best Business Schools Rankings. Despite a rather tumultuous year in world events, this year’s results in the MBA rankings realm remain largely unchanged. Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked number one this year, no longer sharing the top spot with the Wharton School,... Read more »

Mar 29, 2021

Episode 154: Wire Taps—Can I Negotiate a Scholarship?

Drained from a crazy week of R2 admissions decisions at Wharton, Kellogg, UCLA, Berkeley, Yale, UT Austin, and more – not to mention a first appearance on the Clubhouse app – Graham nearly forgets to show up to record WireTaps! The resulting episode is a bit like the podcast equivalent... Read more »

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GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.87
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GRE: 314 GPA: 2.7
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Entrepreneurship
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GMAT: 770 GPA: 3.74
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GMAT: 720 GPA: 2.8
Post-MBA Career: Technology

MBA DecisionWire

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Enrolled: Dartmouth / Tuck
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.93
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Dartmouth / Tuck
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.93
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Tuc
Enrolled: Dartmouth / Tuck
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.93
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Harvard Business School
Admitted: Harvard Business School, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Other
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Other
GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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