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Sep 18, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Katelyn Rosa Stephenson of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University

We were lucky enough to catch Katelyn Rosa Stephenson just weeks into her role as interim assistant dean and director of MBA admissions at the McDonough School of Business. But though she is new to heading up admissions, she is not new to McDonough. She joined the admissions staff in March... Read more »

Sep 14, 2012

Clear Admit’s Stacey Oyler Featured in Article on Business School Admissions Staffers Turned Admissions Consultants

Stacey Oyler, a senior admissions counselor here at Clear Admit who came to us from the admissions office at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, was recently featured prominently in a Poets&Quants article about that very topic – namely, former admissions committee members at top MBA programs who become admissions consultants... Read more »

Sep 13, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Stephan Chambers of the Saïd Business School at Oxford University

Over the past decade plus, Stephan Chambers, the current MBA director at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, has gotten to watch the school grow from about 50 students to more than 200 and from nowhere in the rankings to the top 20 in the world. Chambers, who is also the... Read more »

Sep 12, 2012

GMAT Tips – GMAT Sentence Correction Question Type: Modifiers

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice on answering Sentence Correction questions with modification errors: Of all of the common errors that appear in the sentence correction portion of the GMAT, modifiers are usually the last type for... Read more »

Sep 12, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: James Frick of the Tepper School at Carnegie Mellon University

James Frick calls himself a lifer at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. “I have been at Tepper since 1998," he says "Scary! How did that happen?” Frick began on the program side, which means that for his first five years there his function was much more working with... Read more »

Sep 6, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Megan Lynam of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

In our most recent interview as part of our continuing Admissions Director Q&A Series, we got to know Megan Lynam, the director of admissions for MBA and MMS programs at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Lynam is no stranger to Fuqua. She earned her MBA there in 2003 and... Read more »

Sep 6, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Megan Lynam of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

In our most recent interview as part of our continuing Admissions Director Q&A Series, we got to know Megan Lynam, the director of admissions for MBA and MMS programs at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Lynam is no stranger to Fuqua. She earned her MBA there in 2003 and... Read more »

Sep 4, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Christine Sneva of Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Christine Sneva has been director of admissions at Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson School of Management since May 2011 and spent several years before that directing the school’s International Academic Exchange Program. There are a lot of interesting things happening right now at Johnson, she tells us. Not the least of... Read more »

Sep 4, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Christine Sneva of Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Christine Sneva has been director of admissions at Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson School of Management since May 2011 and spent several years before that directing the school’s International Academic Exchange Program. There are a lot of interesting things happening right now at Johnson, she tells us. Not the least of... Read more »

Aug 30, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: MIT Sloan School of Management’s Rod Garcia

An MIT Sloan veteran, Rod Garcia has been at the school for the past 24 years and admissions director for the last 13. Before coming to MIT Sloan in 1988, he worked in admissions at the University of Chicago. In the interview that follows, Garcia reveals that MIT Sloan had... Read more »

Aug 30, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: MIT Sloan School of Management’s Rod Garcia

An MIT Sloan veteran, Rod Garcia has been at the school for the past 24 years and admissions director for the last 13. Before coming to MIT Sloan in 1988, he worked in admissions at the University of Chicago. In the interview that follows, Garcia reveals that MIT Sloan had... Read more »

Aug 29, 2012

GMAT Tips: How to Make the Best Memories

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful information on how to make sure you remember material while studying for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! How much did you study this past week-end? For how many hours?... Read more »

Aug 28, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

~A CLEAR ADMIT EXCLUSIVE~ Ankur Kumar, a Wharton alumna, joined the school’s admissions team three and a half years ago. In 2010 she was promoted to run admissions for the MBA program. Kumar, who received her B.S. in finance from Wharton and her B.A. in economics from the College of... Read more »

Aug 28, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

~A CLEAR ADMIT EXCLUSIVE~ Ankur Kumar, a Wharton alumna, joined the school’s admissions team three and a half years ago. In 2010 she was promoted to run admissions for the MBA program. Kumar, who received her B.S. in finance from Wharton and her B.A. in economics from the College of... Read more »

Aug 23, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: INSEAD’s Peter Zemsky

  A new Masters of Finance degree program and a new Singapore section of the INSEAD Global executive MBA program are among the developments Peter Zemsky chooses to call out in the interview that follows. Zemsky, a professor of strategy with a focus on competitive strategy, industry evolution, value innovation... Read more »

Aug 23, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: INSEAD’s Peter Zemsky

  A new Masters of Finance degree program and a new Singapore section of the INSEAD Global executive MBA program are among the developments Peter Zemsky chooses to call out in the interview that follows. Zemsky, a professor of strategy with a focus on competitive strategy, industry evolution, value innovation... Read more »

Aug 22, 2012

GMAT Tips – Data Sufficiency: Hiding in Plain Sight

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they discuss tips for finding "hidden" information on the Data Sufficiency section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! On the GMAT, Data Sufficiency questions can be tricky. Perhaps most frustrating about... Read more »

Aug 21, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Conrad Chua of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School

Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with Conrad Chua, the head of MBA recruitment and admissions at Cambridge University's Judge Business School, is now available.  Conrad Chua met an alumnus of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School while working in business development and was soon sold on the school’s values and ethos.... Read more »

Aug 21, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Conrad Chua of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School

Conrad Chua met an alumnus of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School while working in business development and was soon sold on the school’s values and ethos. Three years ago he became head of MBA recruitment and admissions. Chua, a native of Singapore, worked in the public sector there for 10... Read more »

Aug 20, 2012

Trivia Tuesday: Chicago Booth’s Academic Calendar

Welcome once again to Trivia Tuesday, our regular exploration of the special programs and opportunities that differentiate the leading business schools.  Today we're featuring an except from the Clear Admit School Guide to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business about the school's academic calendar. "While many schools arrange... Read more »

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