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Jul 12, 2017

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Duke / Fuqua Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on our announcement of Duke / Fuqua’s application essays for the 2017-2018 admissions season, we wanted to offer our essay topic analysis for the Class of 2020 Fuqua MBA hopefuls. Relative to last year, the Fuqua adcom has maintained their interest in candidates’ goals, personal background and passion about Duke. While... Read more »

Jul 12, 2017

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Dartmouth / Tuck Essay Questions 2017-2018

Following up on the announcement of their deadlines for the Class of 2020, the Dartmouth MBA adcom has announced the Tuck 2017-2018 essay questions on their admissions blog. Applicants should note that the adcom asks that their essay responses be double spaced. Dartmouth / Tuck Essay Questions 2017-2018 Essay 1 What... Read more »

Jul 11, 2017

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Johnson Admissions Director Weighs in on Recently Released Application Essays

Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management recently posted essay topics for the 2017-18 MBA application season, revealing some new twists as well as some old favorites. We caught up with Judi Byers, executive director of admissions and financial aid, to learn more. New this year is a novel fill-in-the-blank goals... Read more »

Jul 11, 2017

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UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Essay Questions 2017-2018

Following up on the announcement of its 2017-2018 deadlines, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has revealed the Kenan-Flagler MBA essay questions for the coming admissions season. Applicants are required to respond to just one 500-word essay, only slightly changed from the prior year, about their career goals and interest... Read more »

Jul 11, 2017

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Cornell / Johnson MBA Essay Questions 2017-2018

While the Cornell Johnson application is not yet live (the online application will be available on August 1, 2017), the adcom has posted their essay questions for the upcoming 2017-2018 admissions season.  With that in mind, here are the 2017-2018 Cornell Johnson MBA essay questions for applicants targeting the Class of 2020. Like... Read more »

Jul 11, 2017

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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Applying to Business School for Consulting

With the launch of Applywire, Clear Admit’s latest tool to aid in your admissions process, we’re setting this week’s spotlight on a candidate considering nine MBA programs. This week, we take a closer look at a post from an applicant considering Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke /Fuqua, Harvard Business School, Michigan... Read more »

Jul 10, 2017

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Real Humans of MBA Admissions: INSEAD’s Virginie Fougea

We were delighted at last month’s Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) annual conference in San Francisco to catch up with admissions directors from top business schools from around the globe. Among them was Virginie Fougea, INSEAD director of MBA recruitment and admissions, who we hope racked up plenty of frequent... Read more »

Jul 10, 2017

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Babson Expands Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Women MBAs

While more women than ever are earning MBAs, there’s still a lot to be done to advance the role of women in business. Though the average enrollment of women in full-time MBA programs at 36 top business schools climbed from 32 percent to 36 percent between 2011 and 2015, that growth... Read more »

Jul 10, 2017

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Rochester / Simon MBA Essay Questions 2017-2018

The admissions committee at Rochester / Simon has posted the Simon MBA essay questions for entrance to the Class of 2020! This year’s application requires two essay responses and one optional essay. 2017-2018 Rochester / Simon MBA Essay Questions Essay 1 Describe your short-term and long-term goals for post-MBA or post-MS. Given the fluctuation... Read more »

Jul 10, 2017

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Admissions Tip: Addressing Unemployment or Gaps in Employment

Given the emphasis that schools place on a candidate’s work experience, it is important to be proactive in addressing unemployment or gaps in employment. When applying to business school, many candidates worry about how the adcom might perceive gaps in employment. We would like to take some time to discuss... Read more »

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