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May 30, 2013

Harvard Business School Deadlines 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 Harvard Business School (HBS) deadlines have been announced for the Class of 2016! The deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: September 16, 2013 Notification: December 11, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2014 Notification: March 26, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: April 7, 2014 Notification: May 14, 2014   All... Read more »

May 30, 2013

Stanford GSB Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

The 2o14-2015 Stanford GSB Essay Topic Analysis is available now.  Following our announcement of Stanford’s 2013-2014 essay topics, we at Clear Admit want to weigh in on how applicants might approach best approach this particular set of essays.  For the second year in a row, Stanford GSB has retained its... Read more »

May 30, 2013

Campus Chronicles: Summer Reading

As summer approaches and MBA students take their leave to pursue careers or summer internships, business school student newspapers have shut down for the summer. Campus Chronicles will follow suit for the next few months until classes start back up this fall. Thank you to all of those who have... Read more »

May 29, 2013

MIT / Sloan Deadlines 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 application deadlines for MIT / Sloan’s MBA program have been released.  The deadlines are as follows: Round 1 Deadline: September 24, 2013 Notification: December 20, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2014 Notification: April 1, 2014 All application materials must be received by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the day... Read more »

May 29, 2013

Michigan / Ross Essay Topics 2013-2014

The essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season at Michigan / Ross have been announced!  This year’s questions are below: 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. 2. a. What about your professional experiences has led you to determine that business school is the right next step?... Read more »

May 29, 2013

UMichigan’s Ross School of Business Revises Essay Portion of Application

In a post yesterday to the Ross Admissions Blog, Director of Admissions Soojin Kwon shared the school’s planned changes to the essay portion of the application and the rationale behind them. Applicants for fall 2014 will find that one of the essays from last year has been adjusted, one has... Read more »

May 28, 2013

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

Hello and welcome to Tell Us Tuesdays, where we highlight MBA interview reports that have recently been posted to our Interview Archive! Since our last post, we have received interview reports from Wharton and Tuck . The Clear Admit team greatly appreciates all of the interview reports we’ve received this admissions season!  If you’re interested in sharing your experience, we’ll... Read more »

May 28, 2013

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Appointed School Provost

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School will soon need to begin a search for a new dean. That's because its current dean, Jim Dean, has been appointed executive vice chancellor and provost for the university, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported last week. Dean, who has served as dean at Kenan-Flagler... Read more »

May 28, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: INSEAD’s Core Curriculum

It's time for this week’s edition of Trivia Tuesday, in which we examine program elements that separate the leading MBA programs from their peers. Today we’re taking a glance into the Clear Admit School Guide to INSEAD in order to share with you an excerpt about the program’s core curriculum. "INSEAD’s required... Read more »

May 27, 2013

Admissions Tip: Feedback Session Etiquette

At the beginning of April, we discussed the importance of signing up for a feedback session when one is planning to reapply to a program that provides this opportunity.  Today we’d like to follow up on that post by offering a few thoughts on feedback session etiquette. While on one hand a... Read more »

May 24, 2013

Stanford GSB Essay Topics 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 Stanford GSB essay topics have been announced! This year’s essays are below: Essay 1: What matters most to you, and why? The best examples of Essay 1 reflect the process of self-examination that you have undertaken to write them. They give us a vivid and genuine image of who you are—and... Read more »

May 24, 2013

GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey Shows Employer Hiring Up 4 Percent for MBAs

More corporate recruiters have hired or plan to hire MBAs this year than last, according to the 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). Globally, 75 percent of employers surveyed plan to hire MBAs, up from 71 percent last year, GMAC reports. Not only that, the... Read more »

May 24, 2013

Fridays From The Frontline

Hello and welcome to Fridays From the Frontlines, Clear Admit's weekly perusal of all the goings-on in the b-school blogosphere. This week many second year students were either recounting their graduation stories or reflecting on their overall experiences as their respective commencement days beckoned. Applicants and first year students were... Read more »

May 23, 2013

Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

Welcome to another Twitter Thursdays, our weekly peek at the news and events reported by top MBA programs on Twitter!  If you want to stay on top of our updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news, be sure to check Clear Admit out on Twitter.  We’ve also created a Twitter... Read more »

May 23, 2013

Student-Run Fund at Yale School of Management to Support 33 Nonprofit, Public Sector Summer Internships

Continuing a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the school, students at the Yale School of Management (SOM) have raised more than $88,000 this spring to provide stipends to students who pursue summer internships in the nonprofit and public sectors, which often pay little to no salary. The... Read more »

May 23, 2013

Columbia Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

The 2014-2015 Columbia Business School Essay Topic Analysis is available now. Following up on last week’s release of Columbia Business School’s 2013-2014 essay questions, we wanted to provide aspiring CBS students with some guidance on how to approach this aspect of their application.  While the school has made some changes... Read more »

May 22, 2013

Stanford Graduate School of Business Extends Executive Program for Entrepreneurs to India, France

Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) plans later this year to expand its Ignite program – an executive program designed to provide scientists, engineers, and graduate students with the business skills they need to launch successful entrepreneurial ventures – to Bangalore and Paris, the Financial Times reports. Stanford Ignite debuted... Read more »

May 22, 2013

GMAT Tip: The Top 5 Strategies for GMAT Critical Reasoning (Part 1)

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Manhattan Review UK, a provider of GMAT Prep courses in London. In this article, Manhattan Review reveals 5 strategies for successfully tackling GMAT Critical Reasoning questions. In fact, the tip has so much detail that we had to split it into two parts. More than... Read more »

May 21, 2013

New Online Magazine Focuses on the MBA

If you’ve been scanning Apple’s newsstand recently, a new title may have caught your eye. MBA Intelligence is an online magazine for current and prospective MBA students that debuted in December 2012. Currently available on the iPad, the new publication has been attracting most of its readers from the United... Read more »

May 21, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: Tuck’s Allwin Initiative

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, where we highlight special programs and policies at top business schools.  This week, we're opening up the Clear Admit School Guide to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth to learn about the school's Allwin Initiative: "The Allwin Initiative for Corporate Citizenship aims to... Read more »

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