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May 22, 2019

MBA News You Need: HBS Admissions Events, Michigan Ross MBA Team at INNOVATEChina, MIT Sloan Hackathon Winner, and More from Yale SOM and Chicago Booth

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 May 20, 2019. HBS MBA Admissions Events Harvard Business School is... Read more »

May 22, 2019

GMAT Tip: Simplifying Fractions

In previous posts, we have discussed how the best way to tackle a difficult looking quantitative question on the GMAT is to clean it up – consolidating like terms, adding or subtracting inside of parentheses, or reorganizing variables to where it is easier not substitute equations. Not only is cleaning... Read more »

May 22, 2019

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Deferred Admission / Skype

My Skype interview with MIT Sloan started out with a bit of small talk eg. how are you, how’s (country that I’m from), then proceeded to a quick explanation of what the adcoms are looking for in the interviewer. Vibe was remarkably friendly and very casual. Went into a fair... Read more »

May 21, 2019

Columbia Business School MBA Essay Questions 2019-2020

The Columbia MBA essays for the 2019-2020 admissions season have been announced by the CBS admissions committee. Columbia offers two intakes, an August entry and an accelerated January intake. The program operates a rolling admissions process for both entry options, evaluating applications and extending interview invitations as they are received. The... Read more »

May 21, 2019

MBA Admissions Brief: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

For our next installment of MBA Admissions Brief, which brings you advice and insights directly from leading business schools’ admissions, we head to North Carolina.  Kenan-Flagler Business School is housed within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The school is well-regarded for its emphasis on team-based learning, its... Read more »

May 21, 2019

Harvard Business School MBA Essay 2019-2020

Harvard Business School’s (HBS) MBA admissions essay for the 2019-2020 admissions season remains the same as last year. 2019-2020 Harvard Business School MBA Essay: As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School MBA program? Now... Read more »

May 21, 2019

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Berkeley / Haas, UCLA Anderson or Yale SOM for Consulting

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate accepted to UCLA Anderson, then taken off the waitlist—with scholarships—to Berkeley / Haas and Yale SOM. Initial feedback favored Haas in light of the applicant’s preference for... Read more »

May 20, 2019

Podcast Episode 10 Replay: The Great Test Debate—GMAT Versus GRE

One of the first decisions you may make on your journey to an MBA is which test to take: the GMAT or GRE?  The GMAT, which is owned and administered by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), is about three and a half hours long.  The GRE, or Graduate Record... Read more »

May 20, 2019

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 5.20.19

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. Tuesday, May 21, Yale SOM and UCLA / Anderson... Read more »

May 17, 2019

Fridays from the Frontline: MacEachern Symposium Brings Unique Perspective to Healthcare at Kellogg

The beauty of the MBA is its versatility. Despite the public association of the degree with the realms of finance and consulting, there is a pressing need for MBA graduates in virtually every industry. Take the healthcare sector, for instance. From big pharma to government policy to startups and everywhere... Read more »

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Interview Invite to UVA / Darden via n/a.
GMAT: 740.
Applied at Northwestern / Kellogg via n/a.
GPA: 3.76. GMAT: 760. Utah.
Applying at Harvard Business School via portal.
GPA: 3.76. GMAT: 760. Utah.
Applying at Northwestern / Kellogg via portal.
GPA: 3.23. GMAT: 720. Southeast.
Interview Invite to Yale SOM via portal.
GPA: 3.5. GMAT: 750.

MBA ApplyWire

GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.70
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology
GMAT: 660 GPA: 3.72
Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity
GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.80
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Asset Management, inc. HF, Entrepreneurship

MBA DecisionWire

Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Enrolled: USC / Marshall
Admitted: USC / Marshall
GPA: 3.77
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Enrolled: Yale SOM
Admitted: Yale SOM
GMAT: 710
Post-MBA Career: Technology
Enrolled: London Business School
Admitted: Harvard Business School, London Business School
GMAT: 730
Post-MBA Career: Undecided

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