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Apr 16, 2011

GMAT Tips: Your GMAT Study Strategy

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they provide helpful tips on how to study effectively for the GMAT. Read on to see what they have to say! As a demographic group, GMAT students are among the most driven and hardworking people on the planet,... Read more »

Apr 13, 2011

GMAT Tips: Idioms 101

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful advice on how to answer questions containing idioms in the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to... Read more »

Apr 12, 2011

London Business School MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alum / Off-Campus

My interview was scheduled for 6 PM at the interviewer’s office. Although the interview was scheduled for an hour, it lasted almost 2 hours. Not a negative sign, though, as the interview was somehow conversational. My interviewer was not from a different industry, but he had after school the kind... Read more »

Apr 12, 2011

NYU / Stern MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On-Campus / Adcom

I was greeted with a packet of program information based on my career preference, and they also gave me a Stern t-shirt, like others mentioned earlier. After some initial chitchat of how I got to the city, we went straight to the interview: She started by asking how I developed... Read more »

Apr 12, 2011

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On-Campus / 2nd-Year student

I had my interview with a 2nd year on campus doing one of their recruitment weekends. Most of the other students interviewed had 2nd years as well and I had been told that the interview was very laid back and a lot like a conversation. I did not feel that... Read more »

Apr 11, 2011

Admissions Tip: Addressing Academic Weaknesses

To follow up on last month’s advice about GMAT preparation and timing, we wanted to offer some general comments about the role of academics in the admissions process. Many candidates considering business school focus on the credentials they will hold and the network which they will be a part of... Read more »

Apr 6, 2011

GMAT Tips: Intro to Pronouns on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful hints on how to spot pronoun errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the... Read more »

Apr 6, 2011

UVA / Darden MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On campus / Second-year student

I interviewed on campus with a second year. He started off saying that the admissions committee was already impressed which is why I was called in for an interview and that this was a blind interview. He then told me that I had about 30 min to tell my story... Read more »

Apr 6, 2011

UVA / Darden MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Skype

I am an applicant based in Bangalore/India. I had an interview with an Adcom member over Skype. I wore formals for the interview, tested my Skype set up for video chat and ensured a good view of my room. Please be prepared for a video chat. The interviewer in fact,... Read more »

Apr 6, 2011

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

Interview with second year. More formal, little back and forth conversation until I was allowed to ask questions. Walk through the resume How did I choose my college/major/sport? Why MBA, Why SOM? What do you do for fun? What class did I sit in on during the visit/previous visit? What... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R2 / Admissions staff interviewer / On-campus

Apply 1/4/11, Invite 3/17, Interview 3/29, Accepted 4/4! After a two and a half month excruciating wait I got a call from MIT asking me to interview. In fact, she made is sound like I had already been invited (email or something) and that I hadn't responded (she was "hoping... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

Pretty straight forward questions (info not present in the application) but not the most typical ones, so it was not completely a blind interview. List of interview questions: Tell me what did you do for fun in high school Why did you choose your undergraduate university What was your master... Read more »

Apr 2, 2011

GMAT Tips: Keep the End in Sight: Tips for Staying Motivated While Prepping for the GMAT

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides tips on how to remain motivated while studying for the GMAT: When you first begin prepping for the GMAT, staying motivated is easy.  But after a couple of months, it can be difficult to keep... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / On Campus

I interviewed with a member of the admissions committee, and although I was only allotted 30 minutes, it ended up to be almost an hour and a half. I know everyone is looking for the type of questions, which is really important in preparation, but the most important factors are... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

GMAT Tip: Understanding Verb Tense Errors on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful hints on how to deal with verb tense errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide... Read more »

Mar 26, 2011

GMAT Tip: Breaking Down a Long GMATPrep Sentence Correction Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they explain how to answer sentence correction questions that contain long underlines and a "jumble" in the answer choices.  Read on to see what they have to say! A student recently asked me what to do when faced... Read more »

Mar 23, 2011

GMAT Tip: Identifying Comparison Errors on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful advice on how to identify comparison errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the... Read more »

Mar 21, 2011

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Kellogg School of Management’s Roxanne Hori

Roxanne Hori, associate dean for career management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, is the most recent participant in our continuing Career Services Director Q&A Series. Hori has been in her current role for the past 16 years, so she certainly has some perspective to share. Earlier in her... Read more »

Mar 19, 2011

GMAT Tip: Be Aware

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they explain the importance of remaining aware when taking the GMAT. Read on to see what they have to say! Driving a car is an exercise in awareness. Think about it: you’ve ridden as a passenger in many... Read more »

Mar 16, 2011

GMAT Tip: Parallelism Errors on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful tips on how to identify parallelism errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say!   For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to... Read more »

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