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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 »

Aug 16, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Dawna Clarke of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business

Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with Dawna Clarke, the director of MBA admissions for the Tuck School of Business, is now available.  Dawna Clarke is a veteran in the MBA admissions world, where she has worked for more than 25 years. She was appointed director of MBA admissions for the... Read more »

Aug 16, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Dawna Clarke of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business

Dawna Clarke is a veteran in the MBA admissions world, where she has worked for more than 25 years. She was appointed director of MBA admissions for the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth by Dean Paul Danos in September 2005, and since then she has served as the primary... Read more »

Aug 15, 2012

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Data Sufficiency Combinations

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to tackle a Data Sufficiency problem involving combinations: Sometimes the challenge of specific GMAT problems is that they combine a higher-level concept such as Combinations, with a Data Sufficiency question, with some... Read more »

Aug 14, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Bruce DelMonico of the Yale School of Management

  Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with Bruce DelMonico, the Admissions Director of the Yale School of Management, is now available.  Yale School of Management (SOM) Admissions Director Bruce DelMonico recently took time out of his busy schedule to bring us up to speed on things in New Haven. A... Read more »

Aug 9, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Stephanie Fujii of the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley

Our 2014 interview with Stephanie Fujii, the director of admissions at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, is now available.  Stephanie Fujii has been director of admissions at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley since August 2010, ably filling the shoes of outgoing director... Read more »

Aug 8, 2012

GMAT Tips: Flaw Questions on Critical Reasoning

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful information on how to approach Critical Reasoning questions involving flaw identification.  Read on to see what they have to say! We’ve talked about various types of Assumption Family questions in the past (find the assumption,... Read more »

Aug 7, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: London Business School’s David Simpson

It’s an exciting time to be in London – and an exciting time to consider an MBA or other masters program at the London Business School (LBS). In the interview that follows, David Simpson, LBS associate director of client services, highlights recent enhancements to the organization of the school’s MBA... Read more »

Aug 7, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: London Business School’s David Simpson

It’s an exciting time to be in London – and an exciting time to consider an MBA or other masters program at the London Business School (LBS). In the interview that follows, David Simpson, LBS associate director of client services, highlights recent enhancements to the organization of the school’s MBA... Read more »

Aug 2, 2012

One-Year MBA? Two-Year MBA? Pros and Cons

Preference for one-year MBA programs – common at European business schools, but traditionally less so at U.S. schools – is growing among prospective U.S. and Canadian applicants, according to an article this week in the Wall Street Journal. Lean economic times make the benefits of shorter programs, including lower tuition... Read more »

Aug 1, 2012

GMAT Tips: Learn How to Think Like the Testmaker

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how and why to think like the testmaker while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! At Veritas Prep we advocate that you learn to Think Like the Testmaker, and... Read more »

Jul 31, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Soojin Kwon of the Ross School of Business

Soojin Kwon, herself a graduate of the Ross School of Business, knows the school’s admissions process from both sides. She has been leading the admissions team at Ross as director of admissions since June 2006. During her tenure at the school, she has worked to increase the transparency of the... Read more »

Jul 31, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Soojin Kwon of the Ross School of Business

Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with Soojin Kwon, the director of admissions at the Ross School of Business, is now available.   Soojin Kwon, herself a graduate of the Ross School of Business, knows the school’s admissions process from both sides. She has been leading the admissions team at Ross... Read more »

Jul 30, 2012

Clear Admit Featured in Financial Times Article on Changing MBA Admissions

Clear Admit’s own Graham Richmond was featured as part of an article this week in the Financial Times about changes taking place this admissions season at several top business schools. The article, entitled “The Creative Route to an MBA,” highlighted the shift at several top MBA programs toward requiring fewer... Read more »

Jul 26, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Isser Gallogly of New York University’s Stern School of Business

Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with Isser Gallogly of NYU Stern is now available.  Isser Gallogly, assistant dean of MBA admissions at New York University’s Stern School of Business, understands the MBA and its potential for changing people’s lives first hand. “I am on my third career,” he told us... Read more »

Jul 24, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Kellogg School of Management’s Kate Smith

When Beth Flye, Kellogg admissions director since 2003, returned to her native North Carolina in spring 2011 to head up admissions for Kenan-Flagler’s new online MBA program, Kellogg decided to mine its own alumni for a replacement. Kate Smith, a 1998 graduate of the Kellogg MBA program, had spent the... Read more »

Jul 19, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Kurt Ahlm of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Our 2014 Admissions Director Q&A with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business' Kurt Ahlm is now available.  Kurt Ahlm is a 10-year veteran of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business admissions office, and he seemed the perfect person to take the lead role there when former... Read more »

Jul 18, 2012

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Pronouns

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 that feature pronoun errors: Today we will be looking at a sentence correction problem that features a pronoun error.  Pronoun errors are fairly common on the... Read more »

Jul 17, 2012

Admissions Director Q&A: Columbia Business School’s Mary Miller

We are excited to announce the relaunch of our popular Clear Admit Admissions Director Q&A Series. Beginning today, we will feature two new interviews each week with admissions directors at leading MBA programs around the globe. In the course of these conversations, top admissions officials share exciting news about upcoming... Read more »

Jul 11, 2012

GMAT Tips – Getting Ready for Integrated Reasoning: The Scoring!

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful information on how to set a target score for the Integrated Reasoning section of  the new GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! We’ve been talking a lot lately about how to... Read more »

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