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Apr 2, 2013

Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R2 / AdCom / Off-Campus Hub

I arrived a bit early in order to make sure that I had the directions for the location right, and thus was able to chat with my fellow team members before the discussion. All of them, even though slightly tense due to the occasion, were very nice and easy to... Read more »

Apr 2, 2013

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2/ Alumnus / Off-campus

We were at the Starbucks. Interview was casual. 1 Walk me through your resume. 2 Elaborate on work experience after MBA. 3 Why MBA? 4 Why not School XYZ? 5 What would you do if your boss doesn’t favor you and puts you in a bad position? 6 What would... Read more »

Apr 2, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: London Business School’s Organisational Audit

Welcome to this week’s edition of Trivia Tuesday! Today, we’re crossing the pond and opening up the Clear Admit Guide to London Business School to learn about the school’s distinctive Organisational Audit, a mandatory experiential element of the core curriculum. "As a part of the core course Managing Organisational Behaviour,... Read more »

Apr 2, 2013

Clear Admit Releases Updated School Snapshots for 2013-2014, Offering Free Summaries of 27 Leading MBA Programs

Clear Admit is excited to announce the release of our 2013-2014 School Snapshots, FREE overviews of 27 of the world’s top MBA programs packed with essential information to help early bird applicants learn about their target schools. Last year, MBA hopefuls downloaded tens of thousands of inaugural-edition Snapshots as a... Read more »

Apr 1, 2013

Carnegie Mellon University Establishes New Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)’s Tepper School of Business and School of Computer Science will partner to establish a new, joint Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) in an effort to help transform university research and projects into commercial enterprises, the university announced last month. The new CIE will combine Tepper’s... Read more »

Apr 1, 2013

Harvard MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

Interviewed in an off-campus hub with adcom. Interview was succinct, straight forward, and generally conversational. Overall, I don't think I had any major points I didn't get across and ultimately was admitted! 1) Let's talk about (first company)- what do they do? What did you do there? 2) What's your... Read more »

Apr 1, 2013

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Second-year student / On campus

I’m a round two applicant. I attended the Booth Live event on Friday. The event was awesome! I recommend that every applicant attend this event–before completing the app if possible. It gives you much better insight into the Booth culture, admissions process and committee members, and student personalities. Try your... Read more »

Apr 1, 2013

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / On campus

I interviewed on 03/09 on campus. It was a Saturday, so the admissions office was closed. There was a seperate room set up for interviews. When I arrived, I checked in and recieved a name tag that also had the name of my interviewer (of course, I googled him right... Read more »

Apr 1, 2013

Admissions Tip: Feedback Sessions for Denied Applicants

As many of our readers know, a small number of leading MBA programs offer admissions feedback sessions to applicants who did not make the admissions cut in a given season.  Though we’ve touched upon this subject before, we’d like to use today’s blog entry to underline the importance of these feedback sessions for... Read more »

Mar 27, 2013

Exclusive GMAT Insights and Advice for MBA Hopefuls From Top GMAT Community Leaders

Each year thousands of individuals begin journeys that they hope will ultimately lead to an acceptance offer from top-tier business schools around the world, and for the majority of these applicants one of the first steps on the b-school path is studying for and taking the GMAT exam. With the... Read more »

Mar 26, 2013

Clear Admit Co-Founders Quoted in National, Local Press on Group Interviews for MBA Admissions

Clear Admit co-founders Graham Richmond and Eliot Ingram contributed to articles this week in both the national and local press, sharing their expertise in the MBA space and advising prospective applicants on how to prepare for the group interview component that some top schools are choosing to include as part... Read more »

Mar 19, 2013

Tips for Telling Your Boss You’re Headed to Business School

For those happy applicants who now hold acceptance letters from their target business schools, there still may be important work ahead: namely, breaking the news to your current employer. In a post to the Forté Foundation’s Virtual Campus website, a Forté Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of... Read more »

Mar 12, 2013

Admission into Harvard Business School with a 570 GMAT Score? Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond Shares How It Might Happen

Harvard Business School (HBS), which publicly discloses the range of GMAT scores by enrolled students every year, got folks in the MBA admissions world talking when it revealed that a student with a score of 570 will be part of next year’s class. How could someone who scored 160 points... Read more »

Mar 12, 2013

Clear Admit’s Kevin Chen Gives Advice to Asian MBA Applicants Targeting Top Business Schools

Navigating the MBA admissions process in the United States and Europe is a tricky task, even for applicants familiar with the expectations of the Western academic and corporate cultures. However, the process presents special challenges for East Asian applicants, who often possess cultural assumptions that can work to their disadvantage.... Read more »

Mar 5, 2013

Cambridge / Judge MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 3 / Adcom / Phone

I was eager apply to Judge primarily because of three factors: 1. The program: With three consulting projects and one year less to spare the program structure appeared to be solid and value for time/money 2. The people: The class size is ~150 with nearly 50 nationalities making it a... Read more »

Mar 4, 2013

Admissions Tip: Planning for the GMAT

For all you “early birds” who are planning to apply to business school this fall, we wanted to offer a few tips on managing your time as it relates to the GMAT exam.  Because this is an important element for many applicants in determining at which schools they will be... Read more »

Feb 27, 2013

Swarthmore College Produces World’s Highest-Scoring GMAT Test-Takers

Graduates from Philadelphia-area liberal arts school Swarthmore College score higher on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) than those from any other school in the world, according to new research released earlier this week by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg BW surveyed recent MBA graduates from 114 top business schools as part... Read more »

Feb 19, 2013

Clear Admit’s Stacey Oyler Sheds Light On MBA Summer Internship Hiring Process At Top Firms Like McKinsey

It’s first-year internship recruiting season at business schools across the United States. As students scramble to line up interviews with potential employers, they confront a complex process made even more complicated by the demands of their first-year core coursework and other campus commitments. Last week, Clear Admit spoke with Stacey... Read more »

Feb 13, 2013

GMAT Tips: But I Should Know How to Do This

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide some tips on how to avoid getting stuck on problems when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! But I studied this – I should know how to do it! When was the last... Read more »

Jan 24, 2013

Cambridge / Judge MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Faculty / On-campus

I could not see any detailed interview experiences of Judge business school and so hope this helps to guide candidates who wish to apply to the school. I was wait listed without an interview on my R2 application before being offered a 10 minute telephone call with an adcom member... Read more »

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