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Dec 21, 2021

UVA Darden Batten Scholarship Interview: Early Action / Zoom

When I got the request for an interview, I couldn’t find much on the interview process. Given that, I thought I would share my experience. First thing to note – I got my notice of admission (EA September) well before notice of the scholarship. There were 4 people on the... Read more »

Dec 21, 2021

Real Humans of the Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class of 2023

Get to know some new members of the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business MBA Class of 2023 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 294 students enrolled for the Tuck MBA Class of 2023. Forty-six percent are women and 41 percent are international, including dual citizens and permanent residents.... Read more »

Dec 20, 2021

Episode 205: Wire Taps—URM college dropout with low test scores; can he make the cut? Accomplished woman with great numbers despite being expelled from ugrad. Will adcoms take a risk? DW: Stern full fare vs. McDonough with dollars; Should money matter?

Welcome back to another episode of WireTaps!  With decisions from leading programs wrapping up over the last week, there has been no shortage of activity on both MBA LiveWire – and MBA DecisionWire, as candidates start weighing their options.   Beyond the usual profile reviews, Alex and Graham dive into an... Read more »

Dec 16, 2021

Real Humans of MBA Students: Minnesota Carlson MBA Class of 2023

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to Minneapolis to meet some new members of the University of Minnesota’s Curtis L. Carlson School of Management MBA Class of 2023. On average, the class size at Carlson lands at 89 students. Thirty-two percent are women and 19 percent are... Read more »

Dec 15, 2021

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class of 2021 Employment Report: Graduates in High Demand

The Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business has released its employment report for the MBA Class of 2021. The report shows Tuck graduates had impressive acceptance rates that nearly matched the school’s record high. Three months after graduation, 98 percent of job-seeking graduates received an offer, just short of the school’s... Read more »

Dec 14, 2021

The Consortium Family at Indiana Kelley

The Kelley School of Business prides itself on a diverse student body. While backgrounds and career interests may vary, students are united by a common desire to be part of a strong community. And with a rank in the top 25 business schools, Kelley School of Business is as prestigious... Read more »

Dec 14, 2021

Real Humans of MBA Students: Columbia Business School Class of 2023

Join us for another edition of the Real Humans: MBA Students series to meet some new members of the Columbia Business School (CBS) MBA Class of 2023. 847 students chose to attend CBS and become part of the MBA Class of 2023. Classes began in August with 614 students and... Read more »

Dec 13, 2021

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

The interviewer was a very chill second-year student. We had about 20 minutes of interview questions and the rest was asking the interviewer questions. I was asked the following: Walk me through your resume. Why MBA, why now? Why are you a good fit for Anderson? How would you contribute... Read more »

Dec 13, 2021

Episode 204: Wire Taps—Energy Guy Worried About ROI. Columbia ED Candidate Targeting Round 2. Latam Candidate Might Rethink Target Programs.

Alex and Graham are back for another episode of WireTaps amidst the whirlwind of R1 decisions from Harvard, Stanford, Tuck, Kellogg, Emory, Darden, Michigan, Georgetown, and more! Our hosts preview MIT, Berkeley, and Wharton R1 decisions (coming later this week) and remind listeners to drop by Clubhouse this Thursday at... Read more »

Dec 13, 2021

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions, December 13-17, 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 and every week! Round 1 decisions are rolling out! Monday, December 13, UNC / Kenan Flagler is scheduled to release its Round 1 decisions. Tuesday, December... Read more »

Dec 10, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

Interviewer was kind and attentive. My background was very unfamiliar to him and it seemed to me that he hardly understood what I was explaining – my fault! Anyhow, I could see he was trying, but he rarely gave me back up questions. I felt that this interview would not... Read more »

Dec 10, 2021

International Kelley MBA Students Find Community of Friends and Future Colleagues

The Kelley School of Business’ diverse student body is part of what makes Kelley such an exceptional place to network, develop, and grow as a leader in the business world. Ranked #23 according to US News and World Report’s best business schools list, Kelley’s reputation speaks for itself. Students come... Read more »

Dec 10, 2021

Georgetown McDonough MBA Class of 2021 Set Employment Records

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has released the employment report for its full-time MBA graduates of 2021. The report shows an impressive performance for the new graduates as they recorded the highest levels of job offers and acceptance rates ever seen for MBA graduates in the institution. According to... Read more »

Dec 9, 2021

UPenn Wharton Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Like everyone else, I had a team based discussion over Zoom with 5 other candidates and 2 second-year admissions fellows. We were let into the Zoom meeting roughly 5 minutes before the start time and had a bit of small talk/chatter before the admissions fellows got us started. They laid... Read more »

Dec 9, 2021

Real Humans of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023

We head to Texas for this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series to meet some new members of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023. 178 students matriculated into the Rice MBA program in the fall of 2021. Thirty-three percent are women and 39 percent are international. Thirty... Read more »

Dec 8, 2021

Admissions Director Q&A: Bruce DelMonico of the Yale School of Management

In another installment of our Admissions Director Q&A series, Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the Yale School of Management, joins us to discuss admissions and more about the MBA program. He joined Yale SOM in October 2004 and has led the Admissions Office since November 2006. Before joining... Read more »

Dec 7, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

October 18th, 2021 – Round 1 The interview was held through Zoom, in a very collegial atmosphere. The interviewer was great: a very welcoming and nice second-year student! From the beginning, she made me feel comfortable and told me that she had only gone through my curriculum, as well as... Read more »

Dec 7, 2021

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

Interview with Adcom. She was very nice and started the interview with a question about my pick six essay. She talked about herself as well. It was an application based interview and lasted 30 min. Questions asked: 1. About my Pick six 2. Tell me what you do at work... Read more »

Dec 7, 2021

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview is a resume based interview. The student did not know anything about my application other than having access to a resume. There are a set of questions everyone is asked and time for conversation. The interviewer was very nice. 1) Can you tell me about yourself and go... Read more »

Dec 7, 2021

USC Marshall Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / AdCom / Virtual

It was a very casual interview and she (Elaine Padilla) would ask further questions depending on what my answers were. Walk me through your resume (slowly) What are your short-term goals? Why MBA? What would your teammates say your strengths are? What is your proudest achievement? What is your favorite... Read more »


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