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Mar 31, 2011

Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

Welcome to this week’s Twitter Thursdays, our weekly roundup of the news and events reported by top MBA programs on Twitter.  If you want to stay on top of Clear Admit’s updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news, be sure to check us out on Twitter.   We’ve also created a... Read more »

Mar 31, 2011

Yale School of Management Hosts 7th Annual Healthcare Conference

Innovative strategies will be essential to overcoming the challenges facing the current U.S. healthcare system, and a conference scheduled later this week at the Yale School of Management (SOM) will focus on how to identify them. The seventh annual Yale Healthcare Conference, presented by the Yale Healthcare and Life Sciences... Read more »

Mar 31, 2011

Campus Chronicles: The Stern Opportunity

Welcome once again to Campus Chronicles, Clear Admit’s weekly walk through the world of MBA student newspapers!  Today we’re shining the spotlight on New York City to see what The Stern Opportunity has to say about recent events at NYU Stern: Earlier this month, the Stern Private Equity Club (SPEC)... Read more »

Mar 31, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

This account of a UCLA / Anderson admissions interview was recently shared in the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource for applicants to post their experiences with the MBA admissions process. The Round 2 applicant faced the following questions from an alum interviewer: “Why an MBA? (with my biology background,... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

GMAT Tip: Understanding Verb Tense Errors on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide helpful hints on how to deal with verb tense errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

Harvard MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On Campus

From start to finish the application process was grueling.. but all worth it because I received the admit! Throughout the interview my interviewer was very friendly. We started off with small talk about getting up to HBS. She briefly introduced herself, and then explained that we would have a half... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

USC / Marshall MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On-Campus / Second-year student

I interviewed on campus with a second year student during one of the Saturday interview rounds for R2. Interviewer seemed to only have my resume and hadn’t read other aspects of my application. Tell me about yourself? Hobbies/Interesting Activities? Why MBA & why USC? Tell me about how your prioritize... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

Wiki Wednesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report for UVA / Darden, Oxford / Said, INSEAD, or Yale SOM and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Welcome again to Wiki Wednesdays, Clear Admit’s weekly overview of MBA interview reports that have recently been added to the Clear Admit Wiki!  We’ve received quite a few new interview reports this week, including ones for UCLA / Anderson, MIT / Sloan, USC / Marshall, and Duke / Fuqua.  Today... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

I interviewed last week on-campus with admissions staff. I had somewhat of an informal pre-interview with an administrative assistant at the front desk since I was 20 minutes early and we discussed a few topics related to my industry, media and entertainment, such as net neutrality and privacy concerns with... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

Arrived on campus for the first interview slot of the day (8:15 am) The door for the admissions office was still locked around 8:05 so I knocked persistently until adcom staff opened the door and let me in. After a 10 minute wait, a second year student introduced himself and... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

I was interviewed by a 2nd-year student on February 9th in a conference room in Gold Hall. After telling me about her background, she began the interview by asking me to walk through my resume. The conversation flowed naturally into “why MBA, why now, what short- and long-term goals, why... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni Interview / Off-Campus

Interview was with an alumni near me at a Starbucks. The atmosphere was very cordial and we ended up speaking for almost 1.5 hours. While the dialogue was very conversational, the mail questions were as following: Tell me about yourself/walk me through your resume Situation at work involving analytical challenge(plus... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

New York University to Open New Shanghai Campus in 2013

New York University earlier this week announced plans to open a new Shanghai campus that could ultimately be home to as many as 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. NYU Shanghai will welcome its first class of undergraduate students in September 2013, becoming NYU’s second international campus and the first... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

U Penn’s Wharton School Launches Online Journal Targeting High School Students

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has expanded its online journal network, [email protected], to incude a new publication aimed at high school students and their teachers, the school announced earlier this month. [email protected] High School (KWHS) (http://kwhs.wharton.upenn.edu) features articles, videos, podcasts, interviews with high school students, a dictionary... Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

With admissions interviews ongoing this time of year, we’d like to pass on an interview from the Clear Admit Wiki, an online repository for MBA applicants to share their experiences with the admissions process.  This Round 2 candidate for MIT / Sloan interviewed on-campus with an adcom member: “I interviewed... Read more »

Mar 29, 2011

Round 2 Admissions Decisions Imminent from Harvard Business School, UCLA Anderson

Busy admissions offices this week at Harvard Business School (HBS) and the Anderson School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), as both schools prepare to announce Round 2 decisions tomorrow, March 30th. In a post to her Director’s Blog today, HBS Dean of Admission and... Read more »

Mar 29, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: Immersion Programs at Cornell’s Johnson School

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, our weekly examination of the programs and policies that impact the student experience at the leading business schools. This week, we turn our attention to the Johnson School of Cornell University and their unusual first-year Immersion Program. In the spring semester of their... Read more »

Mar 29, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

This account of an MIT / Sloan admissions interview was recently shared in the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource for applicants to post their experiences with the MBA admissions process. The Round 2 applicant was interviewed by an adcom member: “I arrived about 20 minutes early and introduced myself... Read more »

Mar 28, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / AdCom / On Campus

My adcom person confirmed it was a blind interview. She said files are reviewed by 3 people (student, ad com person, director of admissions) for a decision. The interview was 35 minutes. She said we would have time at the end for one or two questions from me. Her questions... Read more »

Mar 28, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

I arrived about 20 minutes early and introduced myself to the admin. There were 2 other waiting for other time slots (which I believe were spaced out about 15 minutes each). My interviewer came out about 10 minutes early and we walked into her office. The interview went like this:... Read more »

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Ric
Enrolled: Rice / Jones
Admitted: Rice / Jones
GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
USC
Enrolled: USC / Marshall
Admitted: USC / Marshall
GPA: 3.88
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
Chi
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, London Business School, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg
GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
Haa
Enrolled: Berkeley / Haas
Admitted: Berkeley / Haas
GRE: 319 GPA: 3.58
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
USC
Enrolled: USC / Marshall
Admitted: UCI Merage, USC / Marshall
GMAT: 640
Post-MBA Career: Other

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