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Aug 26, 2019

Episode 49: Wire Taps—Brand Marketing, Low GPA, Enlisted Military Candidate and More

We have been thrilled to see the requests for more episodes of our new podcast series, Wire Taps!  Alex Brown and Graham Richmond are back to cover some of the latest entries in Clear Admit’s admissions tool, MBA ApplyWire, this week. If you want the chance to be featured on Wire... Read more »

Aug 23, 2019

Fridays from the Frontline: Moving to Rochester? Current Simon Students Are Here to Help!

When you are about to embark on a major life change like an MBA, it’s not only the curriculum and campus that can feel daunting. Learning new neighborhoods and deciding where to call “home” for two years also presents unique challenges. That’s why Rochester / Simon Business School students shared... Read more »

Aug 23, 2019

21 Days to Go: London Business School Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the London Business School Round 1 Deadline of September 13, 2019, is just 21 days away! (Note: All application deadlines are 17:00 UK time.) Need help with your London Business School MBA application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong... Read more »

Aug 22, 2019

Admissions Director Q&A: Shari Hubert of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business

Next up in our ongoing Admissions Director Q&A series, we hear admissions insights from Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  Hubert is responsible for overseeing recruitment and admissions for Fuqua’s Daytime MBA, Weekend Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA, and four Specialty Masters’ Degree... Read more »

Aug 22, 2019

UCLA Anderson Provides 7 Reasons to Pursue an MBA

Reflecting on the value of an MBA is essential to know what’s driving you; it will make your application stronger and help you feel better about your decision. So, is a full-time MBA program worth the time, cost, and effort involved?  Adrian Aguirre, the associate director of MBA admissions at... Read more »

Aug 22, 2019

Inside the Wharton MBA Class of 2021 Profile

The Wharton School just released the profile of their MBA Class of 2021.  Get to know the upcoming first-year MBA class and see how you compare. Highest Percentage of Female Students and U.S. Students of Color Wharton’s MBA Class of 2021 includes the highest percentage of female students in the... Read more »

Aug 22, 2019

Episode 48: Admissions Director Q&A with INSEAD’s Virginie Fougea

Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond recently sat down for an interview with Virginie Fougea, the global director of admissions and financial aid at INSEAD, to catch up on their MBA admissions and more. Virginie Fougea, Global Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, INSEAD Though its name is an acronym for the... Read more »

Aug 22, 2019

21 Days to Go: Stanford GSB’s Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Stanford GSB Round 1 Deadline of September 12, 2019 is just 21 days away!  All application materials are due by 2 p.m. PST the day of the deadline. Need help with your Stanford GSB application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your... Read more »

Aug 21, 2019

Yale SOM to Host Free Chat on August 22nd – “What does Yale SOM look for in a candidate?”

Yale SOM is one of the most sought after business schools in the world that any MBA candidate should consider, but what is Yale looking for in a candidate?  Join us for this free chat with representatives from Yale SOM to learn more about what Yale SOM looks for in... Read more »

Aug 21, 2019

Admissions Director Q&A: Danielle Richie of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

We are thrilled to continue our  Admissions Director Q&A Series with Danielle Richie, the senior associate director of full-time MBA admissions at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Danielle Richie began at UNC Kenan-Flagler in April 2018. She has more than 12 years of higher education experience within admissions and student recruitment... Read more »

Aug 21, 2019

MBA News You Need: NYU Stern Expands Test Options for Admission, How Wharton Constructs MBA Clusters, Yale SOM Welcomes Class of 2021, and More from Vanderbilt Owen and Dartmouth Tuck

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest updates from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of August 19, 2019. NYU Stern to Accept GMAC’s Executive Assessment If... Read more »

Aug 20, 2019

21 Days to Go: Yale SOM Round 1 Deadline

If you’re applying to the Yale School of Management for your MBA, you have just 21 days left to submit your MBA application for their Round 1 deadline.  The Yale SOM Round 1 deadline is September 10, 2019, 5 p.m. ET. Need help with your Yale MBA application? Clear Admit has... Read more »

Aug 20, 2019

2019-2020 MBA Recommendation Resources Updated!

As you prepare your MBA applications, we wanted to share a quick note that some key Clear Admit resources are ready for you and your recommenders! Visit our listing of top MBA programs’ recommendation questions to see what aspects of your candidacy your recommenders will be expected to cover. Next,... Read more »

Aug 20, 2019

20 Days to Go: Cambridge Judge Business School’s Round 1 Deadline

Attention all applicants, the Cambridge / Judge MBA Round 1 Deadline of September 9, 2019 is just 20 days away!  The deadline time is 23:59 GMT (7:59 p.m. EST). Need help with your Cambridge MBA application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as... Read more »

Aug 20, 2019

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: From the Navy to Investment Banking

A common goal among those planning to pursue MBA is changing careers.  In this MBA ApplyWire Spotlight, we highlight a recent entry in Clear Admit’s ApplyWire from an MBA applicant hoping to transition from the navy to investment banking.  As they plan to apply to Berkeley / Haas, Columbia, Harvard Business School, Stanford... Read more »

Aug 19, 2019

Clear Admit and Tuck School of Business Host Webinar – “A Walk Through the Tuck Application”

Are you planning on applying to The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth this admissions season? If so, it may be helpful to know that they have made some exciting innovations to the application process. We’ve just made the “A Walk Through the Tuck Application” webinar we conducted with Valeria... Read more »

Aug 19, 2019

Admissions Director Q&A: Blair Mannix of Wharton

While you may have recently enjoyed her podcast with Clear Admit or her Real Humans profile, Blair Mannix, the director of admissions at the Wharton School, has plenty more to share about the leading MBA program. While she has been a member of the Wharton MBA Admissions team and admissions committee... Read more »

Aug 19, 2019

Episode 47: Wire Taps—GMAT Waiver Options, Non-traditional Work Experience, Non-profit Goals and More

We know you’ve been waiting for another episode of our podcast series, Wire Taps, so here is one to kick off your week!  Clear Admit’s admissions tools, ApplyWire, DecisionWire and LiveWire, form the base of this new podcast series.  MBA hopefuls post their admissions concerns to MBA ApplyWire and our admissions experts, Alex Brown... Read more »

Aug 19, 2019

Admissions Director Q&A: Shelly Heinrich of Georgetown McDonough

“You do an MBA because you want the ROI; you ultimately want to gain your ideal career,” says Shelly Heinrich, the associate dean of MBA admissions and director of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.  She joins us for our ongoing series, Admissions Director Q&A, to reveal how the... Read more »

Aug 16, 2019

Fridays from the Frontline: Duke Fuqua – Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

Brands are more than just umbrellas or avatars for a business—they reinforce what a business stands for. When businesses develop initiatives to bolster their brand equity, they are really trying to influence the associations the general public makes with their product(s). To manage the “perceived value” of a business is... Read more »

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Accepted to Indiana / Kelley via email.
GMAT: 620. Mexico.
Accepted to Penn State / Smeal via phone.
Accepted to Indiana / Kelley via email.
GPA: 3.33. GMAT: 730. China.
Accepted to Columbia via phone.
GPA: 3.9. GMAT: 750. Singapore.
Interview Invite to Berkeley / Haas via email.
GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 660. Texas.

MBA ApplyWire

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GMAT: 750 GPA: 4
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Undecided
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GMAT: 710 GPA: 2.5
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Undecided
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GRE: 320 GPA: 3.33
Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Entrepreneurship

MBA DecisionWire

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Enrolled: U. Washington / Foster
Admitted: USC / Marshall, UT Austin / McCombs, U. Washington / Foster
GRE: 321 GPA: 3.53
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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Enrolled: Northwestern / Kellogg
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Northwestern / Kellogg, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 750
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
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Enrolled: Stanford GSB
Admitted: NYU Stern, Stanford GSB, UPenn / Wharton, Yale SOM
GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Non Profit/SI
UVA
Enrolled: UVA / Darden
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, NYU Stern, Penn State / Smeal, UVA / Darden
Post-MBA Career: Undecided

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