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Apr 27, 2011

Cast Your Vote in This Year’s Best of Blogging Competition

With only one day remaining before ballots close for this year’s Best of Blogging competition, we’d like to remind Fridays From the Frontline followers to support their favorite nominees. To vote and have your opinion counted, simply go to our Facebook page and look at the top left side of... Read more »

Apr 26, 2011

Indian School of Business Launches Essay Competition for Undergraduates

The Indian School of Business (ISB) recently launched a new essay contest inviting undergraduates to share their vision for India 10 years from now. Five winners will receive a three-day trip to visit ISB in Hyderabad. All undergraduate students are eligible to participate. To take part, students are asked to... Read more »

Apr 26, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: UCLA Anderson’s Management Core

It’s time again for Trivia Tuesday, in which we at Clear Admit cut through the maze of information out there and show you the elements that distinguish one MBA program from the next. Today, we’ll turn our spotlight on UCLA Anderson’s Management Core. The Management Core dominates the first-year curriculum,... Read more »

Apr 25, 2011

Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

In a recent post to the Admissions Blog of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Evening MBA and Weekend MBA programs, Admissions Director Gretchen Cooper set out to dispel misconceptions that some may have about Booth just being good for finance or quantitative people. Entrepreneurs, too, will find... Read more »

Apr 25, 2011

Admissions Tip: Avoiding Red Flags

When applying to the top schools, it is important to avoid “red flags” in your application. For the uninitiated, red flags are negative items that stand out in your file and may result in rejection from business school. While most applicants understand the basic red flags, like a 2.4 GPA... Read more »

Apr 23, 2011

GMAT Tips: How Do You Know That? Or: The Importance of "Why"

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they explain the importance of understanding how or why you know an answer when studying for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Today’s article is going to be a little bit different from... Read more »

Apr 23, 2011

GMAT Tips: How Do You Know That? Or: The Importance of “Why”

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they explain the importance of understanding how or why you know an answer when studying for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Today’s article is going to be a little bit different from... Read more »

Apr 22, 2011

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / Off-Campus

I interviewed with an Admissions Director and she was very cordial and friendly. We met off-campus in a Chicago hotel. The interview was for 30 minutes. I arrived few minutes early and she came out to greet me. We sat in the lobby in plush comfy chairs. It was difficult... Read more »

Apr 22, 2011

INSEAD Partners with Johns Hopkins for Internationally Focused Dual-Degree Program

INSEAD, with campuses in France and Singapore, has partnered with Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) to launch a dual-degree masters program that will award graduates with an INSEAD MBA and a Master of Arts from SAIS, the Financial Times reported this week. The new dual-degree program... Read more »

Apr 22, 2011

Fridays From the Frontline

Welcome to Fridays From the Frontlines, Clear Admit’s ongoing perusal of the experiences of b-school applicant and student bloggers. After last week’s announcement of this year’s Best of Blogging nominees, many a blogger expressed a hope that their readers would vote for them while applicants were considered their next steps,... Read more »

Apr 22, 2011

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Check out the latest addition to the Clear Admit Wiki, a free online resource for MBA applicants to share their experiences with the admissions process! This Round 2 candidate for Georgetown / McDonough shared the following interview experience with an alum: “I interviewed with an Admissions Director and she was... Read more »

Apr 21, 2011

Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

Welcome to another edition of Twitter Thursdays, in which we peruse the top MBA programs on Twitter!  You can also track a list of MBA programs to ease your daily access to breaking news from the top MBA programs, as reported by admissions committee members themselves.  If you want your... Read more »

Apr 21, 2011

Goizeuta Business School, Atlanta Mayor Launch Electric Car Case Competition

Earlier this month, the mayor of Atlanta and the Social Enterprise Initiative at Emory University’s Goizeuta Business School launched a case competition to drive widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in Atlanta. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, together with the Goizeuta School, announced the “First to 50: The Atlanta Electric Vehicle... Read more »

Apr 21, 2011

Campus Chronicles: The Stern Opportunity

In this week’s Campus Chronicles, we’re traveling to New York City to check out what The Stern Opportunity has to say about the latest news from NYU Stern: In late March, four student groups from Stern and the NYU School of Law collaborated to host a speaker series about making... Read more »

Apr 20, 2011

GMAT Tips: Intro to GMAT Quant

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they provide a helpful walk-through of the GMAT quantitative section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the leading test preparation companies here. This... Read more »

Apr 20, 2011

Wiki Wednesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report for INSEAD, Oxford / Said, Georgetown / McDonough or IESE and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Welcome to this week’s installment of Wiki Wednesdays, in which we highlight interview reports added to the Clear Admit Wiki, an online repository for MBA applicants to share their experiences with the admissions process.  This week, we’re setting the spotlight on a Round 2 candidate’s interview for London Business School... Read more »

Apr 20, 2011

2011 Kellogg Tech Conference Spotlights Social Media

A conference earlier this month at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management harnessed the power of social media to demonstrate the power of social media. More than 500 thought-leaders, professionals, faculty and students attended the conference, doubling last year’s attendance, and participants played active roles in online discussions on Facebook... Read more »

Apr 19, 2011

Wharton School Prepares to Host 15th Wharton India Economic Forum

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will host an annual forum on India later this month, drawing prominent speakers to discuss how the country will continue to successfully compete in a changing global environment. The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) will take place in Philadelphia on April 22nd.... Read more »

Apr 19, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: International Exchange at Ross

Welcome to the newest edition of Trivia Tuesday, the weekly column in which we highlight the elements that make each MBA program different from the next. Today we’re diving into the Clear Admit School Guide to the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business to learn about the school’s international... Read more »

Apr 18, 2011

Vote for This Year's Best of Blogging Winners

Last week we shared this year’s Best of Blogging nominees with the Clear Admit community. Ballots for nominated bloggers will be going out later today, but Clear Admit readers will also have a chance to vote in this year’s competition. Readers are encouraged to go to Clear Admit’s Facebook page... Read more »

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Interview Invite to UVA / Darden via email.
GPA: 3.46. GMAT: 760. Virginia, USA.
Interview Invite to Georgetown / McDonough via email.
GPA: 3.46. GMAT: 760. Virginia, USA.
Interview Invite to UVA / Darden via email.
GMAT: 760. Canada.
Interview Invite to UVA / Darden via email.
GPA: 3.64. GMAT: 710. New York.
Interview Invite to UVA / Darden via email.
GPA: 3.90. Florida.

MBA ApplyWire

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GRE: 312 GPA: 3.56
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Non Profit/SI
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GMAT: 670 GPA: 8.45
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.5
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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GPA: 3.41
Post-MBA Career: Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods

MBA DecisionWire

Ind
Enrolled: Indiana / Kelley
Admitted: Arizona State / W.P. Carey, Indiana / Kelley, Johns Hopkins / Carey, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Other
GPA: 3.47
Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
Cor
Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
Admitted: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Cornell / Johnson, Indiana / Kelley
GMAT: 600 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
Van
Enrolled: Vanderbilt / Owen
Admitted: Ohio State / Fisher, Vanderbilt / Owen, Washington U. / Olin
GMAT: 640
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
INS
Enrolled: INSEAD
Admitted: INSEAD
GRE: 317 GPA: 3.7
Post-MBA Career: Family Business
UNC
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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