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Apr 9, 2018

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.9.18

Welcome to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. Most top programs are beginning their Round 3 process, a... Read more »

Apr 9, 2018

Admissions Tip: 5 Tips for Welcome Weekend Attendance

It’s April, which means that the majority of leading programs will be hosting business school welcome weekends for those candidates that they have admitted during their first two admissions rounds. These “sell” weekends are very important for the schools as part of their push to encourage those that they have admitted... Read more »

Apr 6, 2018

Passion + Career? Online UNC Business Essentials Course Helps Prospective MBA Applicants Hone Future Goals

Fridays from the Frontline Somewhere in the 5th century, Confucious wrote, “Take a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” No doubt this sage advice is easier said than done, especially in this day and age. I personally find the musician Thor Harris’ take... Read more »

Apr 6, 2018

An Inside Look at UCLA Anderson’s Impact Week 2018

Five years ago, UCLA Anderson students, professors, and alumni first got together for a week-long conference about creating positive social change. Now, Impact Week is an annual event that features talks and workshops from some of the world’s leading business experts examining what the future will hold, particularly as it... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

Predict the MBA Rankings Contest: The Winning Entry

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Predict the Order of the 2019 U.S. News MBA Ranking Contest! If you haven’t checked out the rankings, read up on our 8 Key Takeaways from the 2019 U.S. News MBA Ranking. There were definitely some surprises and upsets! (Tell us how you feel... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

Our Latest Podcast: April Admitted MBA Students’ Weekends

Depending on where you live, April-like weather may or may not yet have arrived. (It’s chilly here in Philly as I write this.) But spring weather or not, admitted MBA students’ weekends are getting underway at leading business schools throughout the month. The latest episode in our Clear Admit MBA... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

Financing Your MBA, Part 3: Loans for U.S. MBA Students

Moving right along in our multi-part series on financing your MBA, we’ll take a look today at some of the options prospective MBA students have for obtaining loans to finance their time at business school. For the purposes of this post, we will focus primarily U.S. MBA student loan programs.... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

Just Got into Stanford GSB? What You Need to Know About Financial Aid

If you are among the lucky applicants who got word last week that you’d been accepted to the MBA program at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), a hearty congratulations! Surely you know that you’ve just gotten into THE most selective business school in the world. We hope you took a little... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

MBA News You Need: Haas MBAs Practice Extreme Leadership, UVA Darden Tackles Global Water Crises, Georgetown Hosts Blockchain Summit, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of April 5, 2018. Financial Times Examines Business School Donors’... Read more »

Apr 5, 2018

Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight: MIT / Sloan School of Management

Since LiveWire lit up with news from MBA candidates for MIT / Sloan this week, we wanted to highlight the business school in this edition of Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight. While Round 2 results rolled out this week, there’s still time to apply in Round 3: Read our blog from... Read more »

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    MBA LiveWire

    Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
    Interview Invite to MIT Sloan via email.
    GMAT: 750.
    Waitlisted at NYU Stern via portal.
    GPA: 3.82. GMAT: 680. Egypt.
    Interview Invite to Stanford GSB via email.
    GPA: 3.9. GMAT: 750.
    Rejected at INSEAD via email.
    GMAT: 770.
    Interview Invite to U. Chicago Booth via email.
    GPA: 3.41. GMAT: 730. NYC.

    MBA ApplyWire

    GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.1
    Post-MBA Career: Technology, Non Profit/SI
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.7
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Applying: USC / Marshall
    GRE: 310 GPA: 2.45
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Media
    GPA: 33
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.78
    Post-MBA Career: Non Profit/SI

    MBA DecisionWire

    Enrolled: Columbia
    Admitted: Columbia, MIT Sloan, Yale SOM
    GMAT: 770
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Enrolled: Harvard Business School
    Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Harvard Business School, Michigan / Ross, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB
    GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Enrolled: Harvard Business School
    Admitted: Harvard Business School, UPenn / Wharton
    GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.85
    Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
    Enrolled: UPenn / Wharton
    Admitted: UPenn / Wharton
    GRE: 333 GPA: 3.94
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Enrolled: UVA / Darden
    Admitted: Michigan / Ross, UVA / Darden
    GRE: 327 GPA: 3.5
    Post-MBA Career: Undecided

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