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Sep 8, 2020

Wharton MBA Class Profile: The Class of 2022 Takes Shape Amid COVID-19

The Wharton School has released its MBA Class of 2022 profile. This year, the 916-member class is one of the largest in school history and came from the largest pool of applicants in a decade. Thanks in part to extended deadlines and relaxed testing requirements in the wake of the... Read more »

Sep 7, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, September 7-11, 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! The new MBA admissions season is underway!  Round 1 and Early Decision Rounds are underway. Last week IESE had its Early Decision Round on September 1,... Read more »

Sep 7, 2020

Episode 119: Wire Taps—Am I Too Old For A Full-Time MBA?

As MBA applicants set their sights on becoming members of the Class of 2023, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, continue to offer strategic advice to those who have posted in MBA ApplyWire. Preview the candidates they discuss below, then tune into this week’s podcast episode of Wire... Read more »

Sep 4, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Oxford MBAs Build Back Better

Get a glimpse of what Oxford MBA students have been doing to support struggling businesses during the pandemic in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Oxford MBAs Build Back Better By Ros Pacey Oxford MBA students have been assisting small businesses and non-governmental organisations as they respond to the... Read more »

Sep 4, 2020

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, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of August 31 to September 4, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our... Read more »

Sep 3, 2020

Applicant Insights Workshop: Recap & Video

Clear Admit recently completed both sessions of our Applicant Insight Essay Workshop Series, featuring eight of the world’s top business schools, including Chicago Booth, Columbia Business School, the Duke Fuqua School of Business, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, the Wharton School, U. Texas Austin McCombs, and Yale School of Management. During... Read more »

Sep 3, 2020

Tuck Class Profile: A Record-Breaking Class of 2022

The updated Tuck class profile, reflecting the characteristics of Tuck Business School’s 289-member MBA Class of 2022, reveals an international cohort of men and women who hail from a diverse array of employers and academic backgrounds. This year’s incoming class enters at an unconventional time, and their demographics point to the... Read more »

Sep 1, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Dibyendu Bose of the Indian School of Business

Located in Hyderabad, India, one of the larger urban areas in India, and in Mohali, India, the Indian School of Business offers an accelerated, one-year Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP).  An ISB alumnus and MIT Sloan Fellow, Dibyendu Bose is the Director of Admissions & Financial Aid (AFA) at ISB.... Read more »

Aug 31, 2020

Episode 118: Wire Taps—Which European B-Schools Should I Target?

In this episode of Wire Taps, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, dig into three MBA applicants’ profiles and offer strategic advice. Catch a summary of the profiles from MBA ApplyWire that they discuss below, then tune in. The first applicant is looking to land a more strategic... Read more »

Aug 31, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Luke Peña of the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business

Luke Peña is the Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.  Luke still vividly remembers the highs and lows of applying to business school 11 years ago. He cares deeply about reducing stress and anxiety for business school applicants, and regularly provides updates... Read more »

Aug 28, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Advice from a Dartmouth Tuck Partner

Let’s shake off the COVID-19 isolation and enjoy tales of outdoor and student life at Dartmouth Tuck in the Upper Valley.  In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Tuck Partner, Lita Madlang, shares her key takeaways from like as an MBA student’s partner. Advice from a Tuck Partner: What... Read more »

Aug 28, 2020

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, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of August 24-28, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Aug 27, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Benoit Banchereau of HEC Paris

Benoit Banchereau has been working for HEC Paris for 5 years, first as director of marketing and admissions for the MBA program and now as executive director of marketing and admissions for the MBA programs (MBA, EMBA and Trium). He previously worked as marketing, communications and business development director for... Read more »

Aug 25, 2020

You’re Invited to Clear Admit’s Application Insight Virtual Event – Essays

Clear Admit is giving you behind-the-scenes access to the top MBA programs you desire – specifically regarding tips on the admissions process – with some key advice directly from their admissions teams. Our first workshop will be all about Essays! This workshop will be offered on one final date –... Read more »

Aug 25, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Kirsten Moss of the Stanford Graduate School of Business

If Stanford GSB is on your list of target business schools, be sure to read this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series with the Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, Kirsten Moss. Prior to her current role at Stanford, Kirsten developed tools to assess leadership potential as... Read more »

Aug 24, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Andrea Flores of IE

In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series, we visit the leading MBA program at IE University in Madrid, Spain. We hear from Andrea Flores, who is currently Head of Global Admissions & Enrollment for graduate programs of all five schools at IE University, including IE Business School’s MBA... Read more »

Aug 24, 2020

Episode 117: Wire Taps—Add Another School to Your List!

Our resident experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, offer keen admissions advice in this podcast episode of Wire Taps. Catch a summary of the profiles from MBA ApplyWire that they discuss below, then tune in. The first applicant seeking advice is looking to transition into tech: Another MBA hopeful has... Read more »

Aug 21, 2020

Wharton MBA Program Shifts from Hybrid Model to Mostly Remote Learning for Fall 2020

In light of recent surges in Covid-19 cases in Philadelphia and around the U.S., the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School announced on Friday, July 31st, that the planned hybrid models in place since June were no longer viable. Instead, the fall semester will be conducted remotely, with a... Read more »

Aug 21, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Internship – Day in the (Virtual) Life – Biogen

Internships are a hallmark of the MBA experience, enabling b-school students to gain real-world experience, rub elbows with company execs and—both literally and figuratively—get their foot in the door. But now, in the day and age of COVID-19, social distancing and office regulations mean many internships have moved online. In... Read more »

Aug 21, 2020

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, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of August 17-21, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

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