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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 »

Jan 16, 2013

GMAT Tips: My Timing Is Killing Me

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide some tips on how to improve your time management when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! I’ve written a lot – and you’ve read a lot – about timing already, but I want... Read more »

Jan 15, 2013

SMU Cox Interview Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

The following SMU Cox interview report was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant. The interview was a good experience. I had a Skype interview with a member from adcom. He was very friendly and interview was basically conversational. He already knew everything about me through my essays. I was... Read more »

Jan 9, 2013

GMAT Tips: Fundamentals of GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to approach sentence correction questions on the GMAT: Because the GMAT is a standardized test, understanding the structure of certain questions types can give you an advantage on test day.  Specifically, by understanding how the test... Read more »

Jan 4, 2013

Admissions Director Q&A: Cristina Sassot of ESADE Business School

In the latest installment of our Admissions Director Q&A Series, we hear from Cristina Sassot, director of admissions at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Sassot, who herself obtained an MBA at ESADE in 2008, worked for more than 10 years before that in educational consulting. As director of admissions,... Read more »

Jan 2, 2013

GMAT Tips: The Unburdening of Proof

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to succeed on the quantitative section of the GMAT by teaching yourself to prove mathematical rules and formulas.  Read on to see what they have to say! As you study for the GMAT, you’re likely to begin by noticing... Read more »

Dec 10, 2012

Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part II

Last week we offered some advice to help applicants avoid common pitfalls in writing their essays for the Round Two deadlines.  This week we’d like to offer some more advice.  Although these tips might not apply to everyone or to every school, these are some good basic strategies to employ.  For personalized advice... Read more »

Dec 5, 2012

GMAT Tips: My Deadline is Approaching and I Don’t Have the Score I Want!

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide some tips for what to do if you plan on applying to b-school soon but haven't achieved the GMAT score you want.  Read on to see what they have to say! I’ve been speaking with a lot... Read more »

Dec 3, 2012

Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part I

Today we would like to offer a handful of essay pointers in brief in order to help applicants avoid common pitfalls as they gear up for the Round Two deadlines.  While we should caution that every applicant is unique and that some of these tips may not apply to everyone, we... Read more »

Nov 21, 2012

GMAT Tips: The Reasoning is in the Details

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for approaching Reading Comprehension questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Which type of RC passage is your favorite – social science, business, hard science? Just kidding! I know... Read more »

Nov 7, 2012

GMAT Tips: Emphasizing Arithmetic

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain the importance of emphasizing arithmetic while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! In this election seasons most-Tweeted-about speech, Bill Clinton talked about a question that he’s frequently asked in interviews,... Read more »

Nov 7, 2012

Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond Weighs in on CEIBS in Wall Street Journal Article

The Wall Street Journal devoted a recent feature to the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), turning to Clear Admit co-founder Graham Richmond for his view on how well the Shanghai school has managed to raise its global profile. CEIBS, which opened 18 years ago, stepped up its efforts last... Read more »

Oct 31, 2012

GMAT Tips: How To Minimize Careless Errors

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful information on how to prevent yourself from making careless errors while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Remember those times when you were sure you got the answer right, only... Read more »

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