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May 11, 2020

Episode 100: Wire Taps—How Can I Re-apply Successfully?

In our 100th podcast episode, Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, review profiles shared in MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire. Tune in for their feedback to MBA applicants and candidates below. One applicant needed feedback on their career goals: Another MBA is planning to re-apply: An accepted... Read more »

May 11, 2020

The Duke Fuqua Experience During COVID-19

Duke Fuqua MBA student, Jenny Large, captures the essence of b-school life many students are now currently experiencing due to COVID-19: “Life as a member of Team Fuqua hasn’t ended, it has just moved online until we can be together again in person.” MBA students and faculty have made a number... Read more »

May 11, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, May 11-15, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Final Rounds are Underway, Decisions Roll Out!  Rounds 1 and 2 are now behind us. Round 3 is near completion. The decision dates listed are up... Read more »

May 8, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Battling the Impact of COVID-19 the Duke Fuqua Way

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from a Duke Fuqua MBA student about how and why he started a fundraiser in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read on for Jeff Gleischman’s story of community and compassion, which he first shared on Duke’s Daytime MBA student blog.... Read more »

May 7, 2020

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus

My interview was supposed to be in the interviewer’s office, but he forgot his pass to enter so we went to a cafeteria nearby. He only had my resume. Questions: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why an MBA? 3. Why Kellogg? 4. What are your post-MBA goals? 5.... Read more »

May 7, 2020

The LBS Experience During COVID-19

We continue to catch up with MBA students across leading business schools about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their education.  From London Business School, two first-year students share how classes & clubs are maintaining their strength, as well as what new opportunities they’ve gained from online learning.  Read on... Read more »

May 6, 2020

LBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Alumnus / Zoom

Fairly relaxed and conversational interview with a really friendly alumni interviewer, matched on the basis of my entrepreneurial ambitions and his expertise in the field. He had clearly studied my application thoroughly. Standard Questions: 1) Walk me through your CV and then talk about your interest in the MBA. 2)... Read more »

May 6, 2020

The INSEAD Experience During COVID-19

These are trying times, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to thwart normal life.  For MBA students across business schools, this means learning has moved from in-person to online, interactions become more challenging and most club activities are put on hold.  At INSEAD, the school community has risen to the related... Read more »

May 4, 2020

Share Your Thoughts: MBA Admit Fall 2020 Preferences Survey

Another week, another survey! We’re very happy to continue supporting schools and incoming students alike through our survey research, and as always we appreciate your input. At this point, Fall 2020 MBA admits have had some time to get their heads around the ways their business school experience might impact... Read more »

May 4, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, May 4-8, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Final Rounds are Underway, Round 3 Decisions Roll Out!  Rounds 1 and 2 are now behind us. Round 3 is near completion. The decision dates listed... Read more »

May 4, 2020

Episode 99: Wire Taps—Because of COVID-19, When Should I Apply?

Join Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, for this new podcast episode of Wire Taps. The two provide strategic advice on the MBA application process based on profiles shared in MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire. Tune in for their feedback below. The duo advises a candidate with... Read more »

May 2, 2020

Access MBA Online – Europe Event Announcement

Our friends from Access MBA have moved their admissions events Online. Read on to learn more about the new format and for their upcoming events near you. Discover a world of MBA opportunities with Access Online Are you looking for the best way to grow your career as a business... Read more »

May 1, 2020

Incoming MBAs – ExperienceBain This Summer

We know these may be uncertain times for everyone, but that hasn’t changed Bain & Company’s commitment to connecting with the best and brightest MBA talent from around the world. This summer, Bain is launching a fully virtual ExperienceBain to help you put your best foot forward at school and... Read more »

May 1, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Oxford Saïd GOTO – Will We Have the Courage?

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we follow up with current Oxford MBA student, Saskia Rotshuizen, about how her Global Opportunities and Threats Oxford (GOTO) experience is informing her perspective of the COVID-19 crisis.  The student community is also keen to learn through the online GOTO Climate Action... Read more »

Apr 30, 2020

Forté Foundation Annual Impact Report – Diversity & Women in Business

The Forté Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in business, and, according to their Annual Impact Report of 2019, they’ve excelled in their mission. The business landscape for women is one of underrepresentation. When it comes to S&P 500 companies, less than six percent of CEOs and... Read more »

Apr 28, 2020

What Are You Worried About? COVID-19 Concerns Survey Findings

Following up on our quick survey about how prospective MBA students expected COVID-19 to impact their b-school experience, we conducted some additional survey research a few weeks ago to better understand the nature of prospective students’ coronavirus-related concerns. As promised, we’ve crunched the numbers and are sharing our findings with... Read more »

Apr 27, 2020

Admitted HBS MBA Students Can Now Defer Due to COVID-19

The crisp campus air, the collegiate atmosphere, a new city and surroundings, study groups, house parties, club meetings, new networks—the list of exciting and educational business school experiences goes on and on.  Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to hamper plans for on-campus matriculation in the fall of 2020 due to... Read more »

Apr 27, 2020

Episode 98: Wire Taps—Chicago Booth or Northwestern Kellogg for my MBA?

In this podcast episode of Wire Taps, Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown provide strategic advice on the MBA application process. See which profiles they highlight from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire and tune in for their feedback below. The duo advises a candidate with entrepreneurial plans: Another... Read more »

Apr 27, 2020

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, April 27-May 1, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Final Rounds are Underway, Many Getting Extended!  Rounds 1 and 2 are now behind us. Round 3 deadlines are underway. The deadlines listed are up to... Read more »

Apr 24, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: HBS Students Launching Non-Profit in Response to COVID-19

A batch of Harvard Business School students have teamed up to help the vulnerable members of their community during the COVID-19 crisis.  Together, they are launching LivelyHood, a “safe and simple platform that connects healthy, young volunteers with elderly and immunocompromised individuals who need help running errands.” In this edition... Read more »

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Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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Admitted: USC / Marshall
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GRE: 326 GPA: 3.18
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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GPA: 3.75
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking

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