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Jan 13, 2021

Real Humans of UCI Merage’s MBA Class of 2022

The University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is located in the center of Southern California’s Tech Coast. This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students introduces new members of their MBA Class of 2022. Half of the MBA class at UCI Merage are women. A third of the... Read more »

Jan 12, 2021

MBA Admissions Tips & Advice from HEC Paris MBA Director & Star Applicant

Sponsored Content  Two women very familiar with what it takes to be successful in MBA admissions, particularly at HEC Paris, offer advice on each stage of the admissions process at the leading program. The HEC Paris MBA Director of Marketing, Sara Vanos, and a star MBA applicant, Kendra Bills, share... Read more »

Jan 12, 2021

Real Humans of IESE’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to the bustling and dynamic city of Barcelona, Spain, to meet some of the newest members of the MBA Class of 2022 at IESE Business School. Around 350 students comprise the latest class at IESE. Eighty-five percent are international students... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview was super fast, 20 minutes Interviewer showed up about 5 minutes after scheduled time (it was the first time slot on a Monday) and seemed to be in a hurry. I never saw anyone introduce themselves so fast. It seemed I had hit the 2x speed button. But I... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

HBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview went very smoothly, the interviewer set a welcoming and warm atmosphere which made me feel much more comfortable. I also loved that almost all questions were straightforward about specific things from my application, so I basically knew how to answer them. Questions/talking points -Specific thing about my essay, family... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

CBS MBA Interview & Report: Extended Round / Adcom / Skype

My interview was with an admissions director via a CBS platform where you could do a video chat. The interview was relaxed, the interviewer was nice and towards the end the interview felt more like a conversation. 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA and why CBS? 3. Is... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

My interview for LBS was with an alum, and was conducted over Zoom. There are 3 main components of the interview – 1) Fit questions asked by the interviewer 2) The 10-minute case 3) Questions for the interviewer I am wary to put a time limit to it, as I... Read more »

Jan 11, 2021

Episode 143: Wire Taps—Northwestern Kellogg or NYU Stern for Social Impact?

As applicants and candidates alike weigh their b-school strategies, Alex Brown and Graham Richmond share related MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One military applicant already submitted some apps but... Read more »

Jan 10, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, January 11-15, 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 2 is Underway The majority of leading MBA programs have their Round 2 application deadlines this week and last week, as Round 1 decisions have... Read more »

Jan 8, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic

Rahul Singh, a Two-Year MBA candidate at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, shares how his MBA education helped fight back against the impact of the pandemic in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic By Rahul Singh, Two-Year MBA ’21... Read more »

Jan 7, 2021

McCombs MBA Employment Report: Another Strong Year for Technology Jobs

The University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. This year saw an increase in MBAs entering technology careers, one of McCombs graduates’ strongest industries, and the utilization of the school’s vast employer and alumni network to keep candidates competitive in the slowing... Read more »

Jan 6, 2021

Episode 142: Balancing B-School, Work & Family

Sponsored Content Admissions, B-school & Children – we cover the ABC’s of pursuing an MBA while raising a family in this special podcast feature. Graham Richmond welcomes someone who not only earned an MBA, but who did it while raising a family and working full time.  She is also the... Read more »

Jan 6, 2021

Real Humans of Rochester Simon’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to just south of downtown Rochester, NY, where a small and diverse MBA cohort studies management and more at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. Just 126 students enrolled in Simon’s latest class, which the school aims to be... Read more »

Jan 5, 2021

Calling All Admits: Share Your Journey on Clear Admit’s MBA DecisionWire

We’d like to offer hearty congratulations to all who gained admission to their top choices and encourage you to share which business school you plan to attend this Fall. MBA DecisionWire was designed to let MBA applicants, students and alumni share more information with their peers—specifically about where they decide to attend... Read more »

Jan 5, 2021

Real Humans of ASU Carey’s MBA Class of 2022

We head to Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business to meet some of the newest members of the Class of 2022 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. Sixty students matriculated at the Carey School of Business for the Class of 2022. Forty-five percent of the class... Read more »

Jan 5, 2021

Chicago Booth Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Finds Success in a Changing Economy

The Chicago Booth School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. Nearly 93 percent of the 2020 graduating class received job offers within three months of graduation–an impressive feat in the changing economy, but still down 3.5 percent from 2019. Overall, 91.4 percent of Booth MBAs accepted offers... Read more »

Jan 4, 2021

Episode 141: Wire Taps—Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson or Northwestern Kellogg for Tech?

Happy New Year! Alex Brown and Graham Richmond are here to help you kick off 2021 with some sound MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One applicant likely needs to... Read more »

Jan 3, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, January 4-8, 2021

Welcome to the first edition of the Week Ahead in the New Year! Given the number of deadlines this week, we’re posting a little earlier than usual. Round 2 is Underway The majority of leading MBA programs have their Round 2 application deadlines this week, as Round 1 decisions have... Read more »

Jan 1, 2021

Cornell / Johnson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Very casual interview. The only questions which threw me off were the last two. Questions: – Walk me through your resume. – Why do you want an MBA? – Tell me more about your short-term goal. – What is your back-up plan if your goals don’t work? – How will... Read more »

Dec 31, 2020

Northwestern Kellogg MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview style was quite casual, but the interviewer (alumnus) was often asking me follow-up questions on my answers. Questions: – Tell me about you and your story. – Why’d you leave your last job? – What are your goals? – How can an MBA help? – Why Kellogg? – What... Read more »

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Interview Invite to Northwestern / Kellogg via email.
GPA: 3.54.
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GPA: 3.4. GMAT: 700. London.
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GPA: 3.3. California.
Interview Invite to Georgetown / McDonough via email.
GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 700. USA.
Interview Invite to Georgetown / McDonough via email.

MBA ApplyWire

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GRE: 320 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Other
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Applying: Columbia
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Investment Banking, Private Equity
6
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.4
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Consumer Goods
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GMAT: 750 GPA: 4
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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MBA DecisionWire

USC
Enrolled: USC / Marshall
Admitted: Emory / Goizueta, Rice / Jones, Rochester / Simon, UNC Kenan-Flagler, USC / Marshall
GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.33
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. Hedge Funds
HBS
Enrolled: Harvard Business School
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Harvard Business School, UCLA Anderson
GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Undecided
Ric
Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: Rice / Jones
GMAT: 630
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
HBS
Enrolled: Harvard Business School
Admitted: Dartmouth / Tuck, Harvard Business School, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
NYU
Enrolled: NYU Stern
Admitted: Emory / Goizueta, NYU Stern
GRE: 325 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Pharmaceutical

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