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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 »

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 »

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