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Apr 29, 2013

Fill Out AIGAC’s MBA Applicant Survey, Three Respondents Win $100 Each

Business school applicants turn to Clear Admit as a source of reliable information and valuable advice on the MBA admissions process. As Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) members, we are conducting a survey to help us better understand our readers' goals and needs. To facilitate this, we created... Read more »

Apr 29, 2013

Tepper School of Business FlexMBA Online Offering Draws Interest from Prospective Applicants Nationwide

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)’s Tepper School of Business will debut a new online MBA offering next fall, and prospective applicants from across the United States – as well as Europe and Asia – have shown interest and/or submitted applications, the school reports. FlexMBA – a new online MBA offering that... Read more »

Apr 29, 2013

Admissions Tip: Considering the Campus

Continuing our series of admissions tips geared towards those individuals who are just beginning to think about their MBA applications, we wanted to offer some advice on factors to consider with respect to a school’s facilities and location.  Whether speaking with current students or touring the campus for oneself, it’s... Read more »

Apr 26, 2013

Stanford Graduate School of Business Announces New Africa MBA Fellowship Program

Citizens of African countries who are admitted to the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) MBA program and can demonstrate financial need are now eligible for a new $140,000 fellowship, the school announced earlier this month. The Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program is part of an effort by the school... Read more »

Apr 26, 2013

Fridays From The Frontline

Welcome to Fridays From The Frontline, Clear Admit's ongoing chronicle of the b-school blogosphere, from those just starting their application process on through second year students enjoying their last months or weeks of school. This week the applicants were a relatively quiet bunch while first and second year students had... Read more »

Apr 25, 2013

Harvard Business School Admissions Director Looks Forward to Summer

Dee Leopold, dean of admissions and financial aid at Harvard Business School (HBS), shared a smattering of admissions updates in a recent post to her Director’s Blog. Class visits will soon conclude, the schedule for information sessions will shift, and the application for the Class of 2016 will go live... Read more »

Apr 24, 2013

Campus Chronicles: The Monroe Street Journal

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles, Clear Admit’s weekly peek inside the news at top business programs. This week we bring you a hard-copy special feature highlighting the Monroe Street Journal, printed by students at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Ross’s Black Business Students Association (BBSA) recently hosted... Read more »

Apr 24, 2013

Columbia Business School Hosts Annual Columbia Forever Week

Earlier this month, Columbia Business School hosted a weeklong series of events as part of an annual initiative designed to connect second-year MBA students with the school’s alumni community and encourage the current students’ future participation as alumni themselves.  Columbia Forever Week 2013 took place from April 8th through 11th... Read more »

Apr 23, 2013

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

As the 2012-2013 application season 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! Over... Read more »

Apr 23, 2013

University of Chicago Booth School of Business to Host Women’s Week Events Around the Globe

For the ninth year running, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Office of Full-Time Admissions will partner with the Chicago Women in Business Alumnae Network (CWIBAN) to host events in cities around the world for female prospective and newly admitted students. Women’s Week 2013 will take place from... Read more »

Apr 23, 2013

GMAT Tip: The Top 5 Strategies for GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Professor Joern Meissner, PhD, founder and chairman of Manhattan Review GMAT Prep. In this article, he provides Manhattan Review’s five best strategies for GMAT Sentence Correction questions. Read on to see what he has to say! Here are Manhattan Review’s five top strategies for attacking... Read more »

Apr 23, 2013

Trivia Tuesday: Immersion Programs at Cornell / Johnson

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, our weekly examination of the programs and policies that impact the student experience at the leading business schools. This week, we turn our attention to the Johnson School of Cornell University and their unusual first-year Immersion Program, as described in the Clear Admit Guide... Read more »

Apr 22, 2013

Alternative Lenders Could Offer New Options for Foreign Students at U.S. Business Schools

Private student lending shrank sharply during the financial crisis, and though traditional lenders have cautiously returned to making loans to U.S. citizens, non-Americans looking to attend business school in the United States often are hard-pressed to find financing options that don’t require a U.S. co-signer. But according to a recent... Read more »

Apr 22, 2013

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 3 / Second-year student / On-Campus

I interviewed with a second-year who works in admissions. It was very informal, and lasted about an hour. Below are the questions she asked me: -Walk me through your résumé -Tell me a time when you faced a conflict -Tell me about your leadership style / how did you develop... Read more »

Apr 22, 2013

Admissions Tip: Avoiding Red Flags

When applying to the top schools, it is important to avoid “red flags” in your application.  For the uninitiated, red flags are negative items that stand out in your file and may result in rejection from business school.  While most applicants understand the basic red flags, like a 2.4 GPA... Read more »

Apr 20, 2013

QS World MBA Tour Announces Spring Tour Date in New York City

The QS World MBA Tour is scheduled to visit New York City this May. Designed by MBA graduates, the QS World Tour features free workshops led by experts and MBA alumni to help prospective applicants understand the differences among MBA programs and stand the best chance of getting into the... Read more »

Apr 19, 2013

Boston Manhunt Closes Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Cancels Sloan AdMIT Weekend

As a search for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings continues, area business schools have closed and are urging students to “shelter in place” – that is, remain wherever they are – as instructed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick early this morning. Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan... Read more »

Apr 19, 2013

Fridays From The Frontline

Hello and welcome to Fridays From The Frontline, Clear Admit's weekly blog post that follows the frenzied lives of MBA applicants and student bloggers. This week newly admitted students and those targeting the 2013-2014 cycle elaborated on school choice and studied for the GMAT. Many current students wrote on the... Read more »

Apr 18, 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 tuned into Clear Admit’s updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news, be sure to check us out on Twitter.  We’ve also created several lists related... Read more »

Apr 18, 2013

Boston Consulting Group MBA Diversity Scholarship Deadline Approaches, April 21st

As part of a commitment to attracting talent from different backgrounds and ethnicities, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) features an MBA Diversity Scholars program, which awards outstanding minority MBA applicants with funds to support their graduate management education as well as a summer internship at BCG between their first and second... Read more »


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