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Jul 31, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: How Do You Turn a Business Idea into a Real Business?

While the setting of this Fridays from the Frontline is Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, the question it explores is universal: How do you turn a business idea into a real business? Oxford MBA student, Jiaxian Shi, shares his journey to answer this question–what inspired him to attend Oxford Saïd,... Read more »

Jul 31, 2020

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 27-31, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Jul 30, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Melissa Rapp of the Emory Goizueta Business School

Our latest edition of the Admissions Director Q&A series takes us to Atlanta, Georgia, and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.  Melissa Rapp is the Associate Dean of MBA Admissions there. In this role, she leads the team responsible for the recruitment, evaluation, and matriculation of students across Goizueta’s portfolio of MBA programs.... Read more »

Jul 29, 2020

HBS Announces Virtual Admissions Interviews for 2020-2021 Season

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Harvard Business School announced that all admissions interviews for the 2020-2021 application season will take place virtually. In a message on the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of MBA Admissions Chad Losee shared the following: “I have said it before—the interview is... Read more »

Jul 28, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Soojin Kwon of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A, learn all about the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  Soojin Kwon is the Managing Director for Full-time MBA Admissions and Program and a lecturer of Business Communication at Michigan Ross. Soojin has led MBA Admissions since... Read more »

Jul 27, 2020

Stanford GSB Announces Action Plan for Racial Equity

Following their pledge to stand against racism and social injustice, Stanford GSB leadership announced the Stanford GSB Action Plan for Racial Equity today. The plan’s initiatives include the goals of increased representation, building a culture of inclusion and belonging, making positive change beyond the school, and leadership accountability. Read on... Read more »

Jul 27, 2020

Episode 113: Wire Taps—Can a Class Make Up for My Quant-less Liberal Arts Background?

We are back with another podcast episode of Wire Taps, which is chock full of MBA admissions advice from our resident experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown. The two talk through three profiles shared in MBA ApplyWire. Catch a summary of the MBA applicants below, then tune in. The first... Read more »

Jul 27, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Jackie Brockmyre of the Boston College Carroll School of Management

A little west of Boston, Massachusetts, MBA students enjoy a collaborative community and industry-focused curriculum at the Carroll School of Management of Boston College (BC).  In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A, we hear from Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, Jackie Brockmyre, about the tight-knit community and flexible admissions... Read more »

Jul 24, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: Duke Fuqua Student Life Events Adapt to Social Distancing

MBA students continue to adapt under the social restrictions due to COVID-19. See how the Duke Fuqua student community has been maintaining their connection in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Student Life Events Adapt to Social Distancing by Alison Mattox, Daytime MBA ’21 Alison Mattox, Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA... Read more »

Jul 23, 2020

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 20-24, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Jul 23, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Paula Amorim of IESE

Along with IESE’s four campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, and Munich, the school has facilities in São Paulo as well. IESE’s full-time MBA program is headquartered at the University of Navarra’s campus in Pedralbes, a residential neighborhood of Barcelona that sits just 20 minutes from the city’s downtown area.... Read more »

Jul 21, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Rodrigo Malta of the Texas McCombs School of Business

This edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series takes us to the dynamic city of Austin and leading business school there, the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.  Rodrigo Malta, the Managing Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Texas McCombs, was born and raised in Brazil and moved... Read more »

Jul 20, 2020

2020-2021 Round 1 MBA Deadlines

Early Action / Round 1 MBA Application Deadlines To help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines, including Early Action and Round 1, of the top business schools in one place. For schools that have announced their essay topic(s), you’ll find links to our corresponding Essay Topic... Read more »

Jul 20, 2020

Episode 112: Wire Taps—Top School or Bust!

Whether you have worrisome stats or vague career goals, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, have you covered in this podcast episode of Wire Taps. The duo advise three MBA hopefuls about the upcoming application season.  Preview the applicants’ profiles from MBA ApplyWire below, and then tune in.... Read more »

Jul 20, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Taylor Martini of the UCI Merage School of Business

Located between Los Angeles and San Diego, the University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business puts MBA students in the center of Southern California’s Tech Coast. In this edition of our Admissions Director Q&A series, we hear from Taylor Martini, who serves as the Executive Director of UCI... Read more »

Jul 17, 2020

Fridays from the Frontline: NYU Stern’s Endless Frontier Labs of Endless Opportunity

When entrepreneurial business needs intersect with science and tech, NYU Stern MBA students can partake in the Endless Frontier Labs to strengthen their experience knowledge and abilities.  Learn more about the course in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, as Wilson Keng, an MBA graduate of NYU Stern, shares... Read more »

Jul 16, 2020

Friday Refresh: New and Updated Resources, July Roundup

Welcome to Friday Refresh, a weekly roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, admissions news and recommendation questions from the month of July. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice... Read more »

Jul 16, 2020

Press Play: Enjoy Video Content From MBATUBE

If you’ve been spending time on our school profile pages lately, you might have noticed new video content! Clear Admit is excited to announce a special partnership with MBATUBE, the official video portal for MBA education. to increase the breadth of our MBA admissions related content and share in MBATUBE’s... Read more »

Jul 16, 2020

Admissions Director Q&A: Rebekah Lewin of the University of Rochester, Simon Business School

We continue our Admissions Director Q&A series with Rebekah Lewin, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at the University of Rochester, Simon Business School.  She has more than 20 years of experience working in undergraduate and graduate admissions, financial aid and student experience roles, primarily within the University of... Read more »

Jul 14, 2020

Business Schools Begin to Announce Fall 2020 Plans

With ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, evolving government mandates, and public health concerns, many business schools are heading into the fall semester with contingency plans for the fluid situation they expect to face. Some MBA programs remain mum about what the fall semester might look like, but others have... Read more »

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Admitted: Ohio State / Fisher, Vanderbilt / Owen, Washington U. / Olin
GMAT: 640
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: INSEAD
Admitted: INSEAD
GRE: 317 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Family Business
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Enrolled: UNC Kenan-Flagler
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Vanderbilt / Owen
GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: Rice / Jones, USC / Marshall
GPA: 3.77
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
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Enrolled: Northwestern / Kellogg
Admitted: Northwestern / Kellogg, UVA / Darden
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.2
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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