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Nov 14, 2017

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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Seeking Advice on Business School Choice

As MBA hopefuls draw up lists of their target programs, many are seeking advice on ApplyWire, Clear Admit’s latest tool to aid in your admissions process. This week, we’re shining the spotlight on a couple of candidates seeking advice about school choice. Our first MBA applicant has a pharma background,... Read more »

Nov 13, 2017

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Admissions Director Q&A: Oxford Saïd Business School’s Ian Rogan and Anna Farrus

Ian Rogan is the MBA program director at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School. He joined Saïd in October 2016. Rogan had previously worked at the Yale School of Management as the assistant dean for the EMBA program, leading its expansion and restructuring. Prior to that, he was based... Read more »

Nov 13, 2017

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A Comprehensive Set of MBA Interview Resources

As interview season kicks into high gear, for this week’s admissions tip we wanted to offer a comprehensive resource with all of our key interview tips. We begin with our four-part series that discusses the different types of interviews that MBA programs undertake. We then included our six tips for... Read more »

Nov 13, 2017

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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 11.13.17

Welcome 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. This week are moving into the thick of the Round... Read more »

Nov 13, 2017

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New Haas Center Seeks to Tackle Gender, Equity, and Leadership Head On

As one headline after another alleges sexual harassment against women by men in power from Hollywood to Congress, the launch earlier this month UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business of a new Center for Gender, Equity, and Leadership (CGEL) seems more timely than ever. In fact, the idea for the center... Read more »

Nov 10, 2017

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How McCombs Helps MBA Student Veterans Tackle Re-Entry Into Civilian Life

Returning to civilian life can be difficult for military veterans. In fact, in some cases, a veteran may never even have applied or interviewed for a civilian job before. Then—as U.S. Veterans Magazine. recently described—there’s the difficulty of trying to transcribe military duties into practical skills that a company could... Read more »

Nov 10, 2017

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Being LGBT at MIT Sloan

Today’s Fridays from the Frontline column comes to us from Andrew Foster, a student pursuing an MBA at MIT Sloan School of Management concurrently with an MS in civil engineering as part of that school’s engineering dual-degree program. As Foster shared in a recent post on the MIT Sloan student... Read more »

Nov 9, 2017

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Using Social Media to Help Your B-School Application: Advice from Admissions Directors

If you’re an MBA candidate, you should know that there’s more to an MBA application than the forms you fill out and the essays you write. In this age of social media, what you post online can have repercussions in the admissions process and on your future career. Admissions offices... Read more »

Nov 9, 2017

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Do Social Networks Affect Our Brains? Two Tuck Professors and a UCLA Professor Research the Truth

Were you surprised by the results of the 2016 election? According to Tuck Associate Professor of Business Administration Adam Kleinbaum and his research partners—Dartmouth Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Thalia Wheatley and UCLA Social Psychology Assistant Professor Carolyn Parkinson—you can blame social media. In their latest paper, “Spontaneous... Read more »

Nov 9, 2017

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Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight: Duke Fuqua School of Business

Round 1 interview invitations are set to roll out from Duke / Fuqua today, while Early Decision news trickled into LiveWire over the past few weeks. So, we’re shining the Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight on the Fuqua School of Business this week. Let’s start with what’s happening on campus. Students... Read more »

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    MBA LiveWire

    Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
    Interview Invite to NYU Stern via email.
    GPA: N/A. GMAT: 730. Japan.
    Accepted to Cornell / Johnson via phone.
    GPA: 3.70. GMAT: 750. Pittsbugh.
    Interview Invite to NYU Stern via email.
    GPA: 3.70. GMAT: 750. Pittsbugh.
    Interview Invite to NYU Stern via email.
    GPA: 3.5. NYC.
    Interview Invite to NYU Stern via email.
    GPA: 3.31. GMAT: 700. DC.

    MBA ApplyWire

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    GMAT: 730 GPA: 3.2
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    7
    GMAT: 670 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Other
    4
    GPA: 3.7
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    4
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 4.0
    Post-MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Entrepreneurship

    MBA DecisionWire

    OSU
    Enrolled: Ohio State / Fisher
    Admitted: Ohio State / Fisher
    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.92
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Fuq
    Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
    Admitted: Duke / Fuqua
    GMAT: 750
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    IMD
    Enrolled: IMD
    Admitted: HEC Paris, IMD, INSEAD
    GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.4
    Post-MBA Career: Marketing
    Cam
    Enrolled: Cambridge / Judge
    Admitted: Cambridge / Judge
    GMAT: 720
    Post-MBA Career: Finance
    CBS
    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: Columbia
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.9
    Post-MBA Career: Healthcare

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