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Jan 10, 2020

Certificate in Sustainable Business Launched at Georgetown McDonough

Georgetown McDonough MBA students interested in embracing environmental, social, and governance programs now have the option of a new MBA Certificate in Sustainable Business. The Certificate, available to both Full-Time and Flex MBA students starting this season, will prepare graduates to address the social and environmental challenges facing the business... Read more »

Jan 10, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: How Cornell MBAs Pitched Three Stocks in 13 Hours

Hard quant skills are essential to the careers of any future consultants, analysts, and financial managers, but one aspect of the business school experience that often goes unsung is its role as a concentrated period to help young MBA students develop their intuition as investors. The annual MBA Stock Pitch... Read more »

Jan 9, 2020

Fuqua / Duke MBA Interview Questions & Report / Early Action / Second-year student / On-campus

The interview was with a second-year student. It was blind, he had only my curriculum. He first introduced himself and asked me to do the same. Then he asked me some questions: why Fuqua? How can I contribute to Fuqua? Why diversity was important for me (I mentioned it)? Mention... Read more »

Jan 9, 2020

Wharton Director of Admissions Debunks 10 Myths About the MBA Program

If you’ve considered applying to Wharton’s MBA program, you’ve probably been inundated with information—not all of it true. To clarify fact from fiction, Blair Mannix, the Wharton MBA Director of Admissions, recently wrote a blog debunking the 10 most common myths about the application process. Read on for a summary... Read more »

Jan 8, 2020

Georgetown McDonough & USC Marshall Extend Round 2 MBA Deadlines

Two leading MBA programs have quietly extended their Round 2 admissions deadlines in the past several days.  In emails to applicants who had begun (but not submitted) applications or who had previously expressed interest in the MBA program, both USC and Georgetown offered additional days for applicants to submit–albeit in... Read more »

Jan 8, 2020

MBA News You Need: NYU Stern Expands Alumni Learning Resources, and 2019 in Review with Stanford GSB, HBS, Berkeley Haas, & Washington Foster

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In your first MBA News You Need digest for 2020, we delve into the new lifelong learning resources provided to NYU Stern alumni, 2019 in review at Berkeley Haas,... 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 »

Jan 6, 2020

Episode 74: Wire Taps—Making a Career Change, Choosing a Business School While on the Waitlist and More

Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, are here with another podcast episode of Wire Taps to provide applicants and accepted candidates with tips on how to make the most of MBA admissions. This week, they dig into posts to MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire to offer strategic... Read more »

Jan 3, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Moving to the States with My Daughter to Pursue an MBA at HBS and Switch Careers

The MBA is a vehicle for change, especially for those looking to switch careers and refine their professional trajectory.  The transition to business school comes with its own changes, such as location, lifestyle and more. For Yaping Wang, current Harvard MBA student and former product innovation researcher at Mars Foods,... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Vanderbilt Owen Outlines How to Finish an MBA Application in 7 Days

The MBA application deadlines are fast approaching, so the admissions team at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management recently offered strategic tips for completing an MBA application in just seven days.  Read on for their daily advice. Day 1 Gathering information and create a comprehensive checklist of what you will... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Fuqua / Duke MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

Interviewer atmosphere was serious/to the point. Interview lasted an hour in length. The questions comprised of mostly traditional questions with a few oddballs: -Tell me about yourself? -Why an MBA? -Why Fuqua? -Standard “Tell me about a time” questions Oddballs: -If you had to build a team, what attributes would... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Fuqua / Duke MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus Shanghai

This was done at 11 am on a Saturday at the 23rd floor of a Marriott hotel in Shanghai. I was the only foreigner there that I could tell. I arrived a little earlier, and joined a bunch of other candidates who were there for the 11 am interviews (others... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

NYU Stern MBA Interview Questions & Report / 1st Round/ Adcom/ Off-Campus Shanghai

30 minute interview in an office in NYU Shanghai. I booked it in the morning at 10:30 so the office itself was really empty. I booked it with an admissions officer, who had already looked through my files. Her first question was “what do you wish for me to ask... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Harvard Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

I am a re-applicant and I interviewed with Andrew Elrick (Executive Director of David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It seems like he does all interviews in Brazil and I did not have another HBS person in the room. After greeting my interviewer, he thanked... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

The group interview was very straight forward. I had a one-minute pitch prepared. Each member gave their pitch, we developed a proposal stemming from the prompt and finished with one minute to spare. I think as long as you balance being a good team player with letting your personality shine... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Harvard Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

– What have you done with your time since arriving to Boston? – Tell me about your international assignment? How was that experience challenging? – How important is X initiative to your overall company? – I see you made a low grade in class X in college – why was... Read more »

Jan 2, 2020

Real Humans of UCLA Anderson MBA Class of 2021

We are pleased to continue our Real Humans: MBA Students series with a trip to L.A., which is home to the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Their new Class of 2021 is a diverse cohort of students, including 34 percent women, 33 percent international students, and 29 percent ethnic minorities... Read more »

Jan 1, 2020

MBA Essay Tips for Round 2 from Dartmouth Tuck

As the Round 2 deadline approaches, Dartmouth Tuck’s Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Luke Anthony Peña recently took to the Tuck 360 Blog to offer prospective students advice on admissions essays. Luke Anthony Peña, Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business As... Read more »

Dec 31, 2019

21 Days to Go: MIT Sloan Round 2 MBA Deadline

Attention all applicants, the MIT Sloan Round 2 MBA deadline of January 21, 2020 is just 21 days out!  All materials must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Need help with your MIT MBA application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application... Read more »

Dec 30, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, December 30, 2019-January 3, 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, and Round 2 is just around the corner.... Read more »

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GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.3
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology
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GPA: 2.75
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity, Asset Management, inc. HF, Entrepreneurship
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GRE: 326 GPA: 3.99
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GPA: 3.0
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Family Business, Entrepreneurship

MBA DecisionWire

OSU
Enrolled: Ohio State / Fisher
Admitted: Ohio State / Fisher
GPA: 3.59
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia, NYU Stern
GPA: 3.74
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
Wha
Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
Admitted: Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton, Yale SOM
GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.5
UVA
Enrolled: UVA / Darden
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Georgetown / McDonough, NYU Stern, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
Admitted: Michigan / Ross
GRE: 310 GPA: 3.2
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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