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Apr 25, 2017

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Oxford / Saïd Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

The following Oxford Saïd interview questions & report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant.  My interview is with an admission rep via Skype Total time is 1 hour, has 2 parts: 40 minutes for questions about me, and 15 minutes for me to ask questions. Questions are composed of... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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London Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

The following LBS interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant who was waitlisted. Good luck to them! My interview was scheduled with an LBS alumnus. I was expected to fly to another city as LBS couldn’t find a rep in my current city, fortunately the... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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Goizueta Leadership Initiatives Get $3.5 Million Boost Thanks to Delta Gift

Leadership development is one of the key skills emphasized in many MBA programs. In fact, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report mention leadership as one of the top reasons to earn an MBA. The importance of leadership training is particularly evident in Bloomberg’s 2016 Job Skills Report. Each year,... Read more »

Apr 25, 2017

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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Harvard Business School, Northwestern / Kellogg or UPenn / Wharton for Social Impact

In this edition of MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights selected options as posted in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we walk through responses to a candidate considering Northwestern / Kellogg with a scholarship, Harvard Business School or The Wharton School for social impact. Given the candidate’s career goals, some favored the funding... Read more »

Apr 24, 2017

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Admissions Tip: Reapplying to Business School

With many MBA programs getting close to being ready to release their final round decisions, the application season will soon be coming to a close.  While we would like to hope that today’s topic isn’t apropos for too many of our readers, we wanted to offer some advice to applicants... Read more »

Apr 24, 2017

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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.24.17

Welcome back to 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. This week is a quiet week, as many top schools are busy... Read more »

Apr 21, 2017

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Fridays from the Frontline: An HBS Alum’s Answer to Should Entrepreneurs Get an MBA?

Today’s post comes to us from recent Harvard Business School (HBS) alumnus Jon Staff (MBA ’16), who is now CEO and founder of a company that offers rural escapes to stressed-out city dwellers. Called Getaway, his startup designs tiny houses and places them in picturesque rural locations, where they can... Read more »

Apr 20, 2017

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AirBnB Exec, Entrepreneur Chip Conley Announced As Ross Commencement Speaker

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has announced its 2017 spring commencement speaker, heralded author, entrepreneur and current AirBnB executive Chip Conley. After earning his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in 1982, Conley promptly followed up his efforts by earning his MBA from the... Read more »

Apr 20, 2017

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Admissions Director Q&A: Carlson School of Management’s Linh Gilles

Last month as part of our Real Humans of MBA Admissions Series, we introduced the Clear Admit audience to Linh Gilles, director of admissions and recruiting at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Today, we’re pleased to shed even more light on the admissions process she oversees with... Read more »

Apr 20, 2017

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Darden Professor Finds Women Still Aren’t Snagging Enough High-Level Boardroom Roles

On the surface, doubling the number of women in professional board rooms seems like an impressive accomplishment. In 1999, Ernst & Young found that around 11 percent of Fortune 500 board members were women. Eighteen years later, the figure has nearly doubled—to just under 20 percent. Yes, it’s an improvement—but... Read more »

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    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.96
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    Enrolled: Michigan / Ross
    Admitted: UCI Merage, Michigan / Ross, NYU Stern
    GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.4
    Oxf
    Enrolled: Oxford / Saïd
    Admitted: Cambridge / Judge, INSEAD, London Business School, Oxford / Saïd
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.96
    Post-MBA Career: Non Profit / Social Impact
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    Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
    Admitted: Berkeley / Haas, Cambridge / Judge, Cornell / Johnson, Duke / Fuqua, Emory / Goizueta
    GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.75
    Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
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    Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
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