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Apr 27, 2021

Real Humans of Procter & Gamble: Steve Van Vechten, Cornell Johnson MBA ‘20, Senior Brand Manager, Bounty

The quicker, picker upper — finish that slogan! If you said “Bounty,” you’d be correct. Bounty is an American brand of paper towel that is manufactured by Procter & Gamble. First introduced in 1965, it has become one of the most popular paper towel brands known for its absorbency and... Read more »

Apr 26, 2021

Episode 159: Wire Taps—The “That Was Then, This Is Now” Strategy

In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex offer keen admissions advice to two new applicants and one candidate torn about school choice. First up, a U.S. Army officer with a poor academic background sought advice about targeting MBA programs for their pending return to civilian life... Read more »

Apr 26, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interview Invitations, April 26-30, 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! Late Round Decisions & Deadlines Continue Many of the leading MBA programs have now released their Round 2 final decisions, and Round 4 deadlines continue. Monday,... Read more »

Apr 23, 2021

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview was Zoom-based with an alum from GSB in business casual clothing. Interview was straightforward as any other GSB interview -- the format was an hour long with 10 minutes remaining for any questions for the interviewer. The interview was mainly structured as me talking him through my resume and... Read more »

Apr 23, 2021

May 5 & 12: MBA Application Overview Event Series

You've got your grades and (maybe) your test scores. You've put in the time and effort at work, and have accomplishments and skills to show for it. You're active and involved in your community, however you define it. You have the raw materials. So how do you put them together... Read more »

Apr 23, 2021

April 28: Recruiting Intel from Bain and J.P. Morgan!

Getting into an MBA program is a significant accomplishment. But for many, it's the first step in a longer career journey. So what comes next? First-year MBA students are often surprised by how early the internship recruiting process begins, especially for highly coveted positions in areas like management consulting and... Read more »

Apr 23, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: My Takeaways from the First Half of Business School

This week in Fridays from the Frontline, current UCLA Anderson MBA student, Lorie Xi, shares her key lessons from the first year in business school. Student Perspectives: My Takeaways from the First Half of Business School By Lorie Xi, UCLA Anderson MBA '22 This year is definitely special. Regarding what... Read more »

Apr 22, 2021

Real Humans of Ford: Julia Hawley, MIT Sloan ‘17, Global Strategy Manager

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s degree programs are among the most selective in the world, and its business school is no exception. The MIT Sloan School of Management’s MBA program aspires to develops leaders who make a difference in the world. It is an environment in which innovators come together... Read more »

Apr 21, 2021

MBA Admits – We Need Your Input! $25 Gift Card Opportunity

The 2020-2021 MBA admissions cycle is coming to a close. At this point, many of our community members are weighing their options for business school next fall semester. Meanwhile, others have made their school choice and are looking forward to matriculating in the coming months. How do prospective students decide... Read more »

Apr 21, 2021

MBA Student Interview by Juno: Mike From Harvard Business School

The MBA Series is brought to you by Juno, a collective bargaining group for student loans. In this series, we’ll interview MBA students about their paths and decision-making process. Before entering Harvard Business School, Mike earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame and worked at Ford Motor Company... Read more »

Apr 21, 2021

Real Humans of AB InBev: Alex Roussel, London Business School ‘20, Global People Manager

Anheuser-Busch InBev, commonly known as AB InBev, is a multinational drink and brewing company with a portfolio of over 400 beer brands. Based in 16 European countries, AB InBev has five different business units in 12 different time zones with 28 total breweries. To achieve a scale this large, AB... Read more »

Apr 19, 2021

What Can MBA Applicants Expect During the Upcoming Admissions Season?

The Upcoming MBA Admissions Season The COVID-19 pandemic has forced students and schools worldwide to change plans and adapt in the midst of a constantly shifting health and economic crisis. The consequences of those changes and adjustments will have an impact on MBA admissions for the foreseeable future. As the... Read more »

Apr 19, 2021

Episode 158: Wire Taps—The Final Decision Is Making Me Crazy!

Since Round 2 decisions have been delivered, many lucky accepted candidates are facing some tough decisions. Two such candidates turned to the Clear Admit community on DecisionWire for advice about their school choices. On this week's WireTaps podcast, Graham and Alex weigh in on their questions, as the candidates wonder:... Read more »

Apr 16, 2021

A Debrief of March Madness: Post-MBA Employer Edition

In March 2021, we selected 32 notable companies to go head-to-head in our first-ever Post-MBA Employer Edition of March Madness. These firms were selected and seeded into the bracket based on their popularity with Clear Admit's registered users – so we had our own predictions about how things would unfold.... Read more »

Apr 16, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better Leader

Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA student, Nwaka Isamah, shares her transformative journey through business school, amid personal and global challenges in this week's Fridays from the Frontline. How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better Leader By Nwaka Isamah, Daytime MBA '21 The most challenging aspect of... Read more »

Apr 15, 2021

Choosing the MBA That’s Right for You – Video Recap

Having a difficult time choosing the MBA that's right for you?  This video recap might be just what you need! There are a lot of variables that applicants need to consider when selecting their short list of schools and sometimes the decisions can be overwhelming, especially with there being hundreds... Read more »

Apr 15, 2021

Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / First-Year Student / Zoom

Round 3 Zoom interview with a first-year MBA student - I didn't learn who the interviewer was until only a couple minutes before the interview. Application submitted 3/30, interview invitation received on 4/5, interviewed on 4/9 (still waiting to receive final admissions decision). Interview was pretty standard - I can't... Read more »

Apr 15, 2021

Stanford MSx Class of 2021: Profile in Resilience & Purpose

Stanford GSB’s MSx program is a mid-career one-year, full-time master’s degree program that traditionally begins in July at the Knight Management Center. Mike Hochleutner, director of admissions for the MSx program, told Clear Admit: "The MSx program itself is a very unique program that blends full-time business education with a particular... Read more »

Apr 14, 2021

Real Humans of Johnson & Johnson: Joe Velli, NYU Stern ‘19, Associate Brand Manager, Listerine

Switching careers can be a challenging endeavor, but an MBA can help make the transition more seamless and open new doors at the same time.  In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, we hear from Joe Velli, NYU Stern MBA ‘19, on how his MBA helped him pivot from financial... Read more »

Apr 13, 2021

Real Humans of Nissan Motor Corporation: Ruiyi Chen, Duke Fuqua ’19, Product Strategist

Digitization, increasing automation, changing business models, and new climate goals are revolutionizing the automobile industry. One of the key players of the global auto revolution is Nissan, a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer. As one of the largest automakers globally, Nissan strives to make cars that change the world. As a... Read more »


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