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Jun 18, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: Wharton’s Health Care Management Major

In today’s edition of Trivia Tuesday, our weekly series profiling special offerings at leading business schools, we’re opening up the Clear Admit School Guide to Wharton to share with you an excerpt about the school's Health Care Management major: "Wharton has the oldest healthcare program of any U.S. business school,... Read more »

Jun 18, 2013

Clear Admit Updates MBA Program Selection Guides for 2013-2014 Admissions Cycle

We are excited to announce the release of the 2013-2014 editions of our School Selection Guides for Consulting, Investment Banking, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Brand Management, and Healthcare.  These comprehensive guides help business school applicants understand career-specific offerings at leading MBA programs and identify the schools that will best support their... Read more »

Jun 17, 2013

MIT Sloan Finance Professors to Fundraise for Center for Finance and Policy

Finance professors at MIT Sloan School of Management will conduct a series of high-level seminars in London and Shanghai as part of efforts to raise funds for a new center that will examine the intersection between finance and government, the Financial Times reports today. To date, MIT has raised almost... Read more »

Jun 17, 2013

Admissions Tip: Crafting Your Résumé for the MBA Application Process

We wanted to offer some general tips for the Class of 2016 applicants on getting the most mileage out of résumés in the admissions process.  As many of our readers know, the résumé is not only an important component of your application package, it’s also a great place to start when... Read more »

Jun 14, 2013

AIGAC Releases 2013 MBA Applicant Survey Results

The average applicant to business school spends between 90 and 140 hours on the MBA application process, according to findings from the 2013 Applicant Survey conducted by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). Excluding GMAT prep, applicants report that they spend between 70 and 110 hours on the... Read more »

Jun 14, 2013

UNC / Kenan-Flagler Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

The 2014-2015 UNC / Kenan-Flagler Essay Topic Analysis is now available.  As we reported earlier this week, UNC / Kenan-Flagler recently released their essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season.  Remaining largely unchanged from last year’s application, this year’s essay questions reflect an interest in learning about an applicant’s work... Read more »

Jun 14, 2013

Fridays From The Frontline

Hello there an welcome to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit's weekly perusal of all the news in the b-school blogosphere. This week found applicants in different stages of their application strategies while many students began their summer internships.  MBA Over 30 provided his readers with GMAT study problems though he... Read more »

Jun 13, 2013

Yale SOM Deadlines 2013-2014

Yale SOM’s 2013-2014 application deadlines have  been posted online.  The three deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: September 25, 2013 Notification: December 9, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 9, 2014 Notification: April 4, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: April 24, 2014 Notification: May 22, 2014 For more information on applying, visit... Read more »

Jun 13, 2013

Duke / Fuqua Deadlines 2013-2014

Fuqua’s 2013-2014 application deadlines have been announced!  They are as follows: Early Action Deadline: September 18, 2013 Interview invitations sent by: October 8, 2013 Notification: October 30, 2013 Round 1 Deadline: October 21, 2013 Interview invitations sent by: November 20, 2013 Notification: December 20, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2014 Interview... Read more »

Jun 13, 2013

Top Business Schools Help Students Who Head into Lower Paying Fields

Taking on debt to finance an MBA program only to take a job at a low-paying nonprofit organization after business school doesn’t add up to graduates being able to repay their loans. Fortunately, many top business schools have created programs to help ease the financial burden for those who go... Read more »

Jun 13, 2013

London Business School MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off Campus

My interview was in the alumini´s house. (Because of a personal compliciation, she re-scheduled once and only could interview me at her home). It lasted about 1 hour. The questions were the following: -Why an MBA? Why LBS? -Tell me about a time you lead a team -Tell me about... Read more »

Jun 13, 2013

NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

The 2014-2015 NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis is now available.  While NYU Stern has changed none of its essay prompts from the previous year, applicants in the 2013-2014 season are now required to respond to only two essay prompts, choosing between Option A or Option B – identical to last... Read more »

Jun 12, 2013

UC Berkeley’s Haas School Awards New Hansoo Lee Fellowships to Two MBA Students

The Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley has awarded two inaugural $5,000 prizes as part of the Hansoo Lee Fellowship for Entrepreneurs, a new fund established to honor entrepreneur and alumnus Hansoo Lee, MBA ’10, who died in March of lung cancer.  Romi Elan and... Read more »

Jun 12, 2013

GMAT Tip: The Top 5 Strategies for GMAT Critical Reasoning (Part 2)

Here is the second part of the Critical Reasoning tip from Manhattan Review UK, a provider of GMAT tutoring in London. In this post, they reveal Manhattan Review’s best 5 strategies how to tackle GMAT Critical Reasoning questions. If you have missed the first part of this post, you can... Read more »

Jun 11, 2013

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Wharton, Duke / Fuqua, Columbia, MIT / Sloan, or UVA / Darden and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

As the 2012-2013 application season officially comes to an end, now is the perfect time to take stock of your MBA admissions experience.  For those of you who had been waiting to hear back from your target schools, there is no better time to contribute to the Clear Admit Interview Archive!... Read more »

Jun 11, 2013

Admissions Office Offers Tips on Summer Visits to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The Winter Garden at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business will feel empty this summer to those used to its bustle during the school year, Booth Senior Associate Director of Admissions Eddie Pulliam warned. But prospective applicants will still find events and activities going on there during the... Read more »

Jun 11, 2013

UNC / Kenan-Flagler Essay Topics 2013-2014

UNC / Kenan-Flagler has posted their essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season!  The essay questions are as follows: Essay One (Required): What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? What are the other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500... Read more »

Jun 11, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: Public Management at Stanford

It’s time once again for Trivia Tuesday, our regular exploration of the special programs and opportunities that differentiate the leading business schools. This week we’re taking a peek into the Clear Admit School Guide to Stanford to share an excerpt on Stanford’s Public Management Program. "The Public Management Program (PMP) was founded in... Read more »

Jun 10, 2013

Yale SOM Admissions Director Updates Clear Admit on Video Interviews, Other Application Elements

The Yale School of Management (SOM) will formally incorporate a brief video interview as part of its application process in upcoming admission seasons, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions Bruce DelMonico shared with the Clear Admit team recently. He also provided more detail about the tests Yale SOM has... Read more »

Jun 10, 2013

Admissions Tip: Crafting Strong Essays – The Rewards of Reflection

With several of the leading schools having already released their essay questions for this admissions season, we’re sure that quite a number of early birds are eager to get a jump on the process in order to complete as many applications as possible by Round 1.  As applicants find themselves brainstorming for... Read more »


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