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Apr 6, 2011

UVA / Darden MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

If you are preparing for an MBA admissions interview, be sure to check out the Clear Admit Wiki!  It’s chock full of firsthand accounts of interviews, as reported by MBA applicants themselves.  This Round 2 candidate for UVA / Darden interviewed with a second-year student: “I interviewed on campus with... Read more »

Apr 5, 2011

Admissions Director Changes at Kellogg, Chicago Booth

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business have each recently announced changes in their admissions department leadership. Kellogg has named an interim admissions director to replace the outgoing dean of admissions, and Chicago Booth has promoted its senior director of admissions to... Read more »

Apr 5, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: Kenan-Flagler’s STAR Program

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight MBA program elements which differentiate programs from their peers. Today, we’ll take a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and share a few paragraphs on its STAR leadership program:... Read more »

Apr 5, 2011

Yale School of Management MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Welcome to another peek at a recent interview shared in the Clear Admit Wiki, an online resource for MBA applicants to share their experience with the admissions process.  This Round 2 applicant to the Yale School of Management shared the following account of an interview with an adcom member: “Description... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R2 / Admissions staff interviewer / On-campus

Apply 1/4/11, Invite 3/17, Interview 3/29, Accepted 4/4! After a two and a half month excruciating wait I got a call from MIT asking me to interview. In fact, she made is sound like I had already been invited (email or something) and that I hadn’t responded (she was “hoping... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

Pretty straight forward questions (info not present in the application) but not the most typical ones, so it was not completely a blind interview. List of interview questions: Tell me what did you do for fun in high school Why did you choose your undergraduate university What was your master... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

How to Assign an Appropriate Role to Rankings in the MBA Admissions Process

Clear Admit co-founder Graham Richmond was recently featured in an article by Bloomberg Businessweek focusing on the role of rankings in the MBA application process. In his interview with BBW, Richmond advised prospective applicants that rankings can indeed play a valuable role in the school selection process, but that it’s... Read more »

Apr 4, 2011

Admissions Tip: Feedback Sessions for Denied Applicants

As many of our readers know, a small number of leading MBA programs offer admissions feedback sessions to applicants who did not make the admissions cut in a given season. Though we’ve touched upon this subject before, we’d like to use today’s blog entry to underline the importance of these feedback sessions... Read more »

Apr 3, 2011

Northwestern / Kellogg 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 applicant to Northwestern / Kellogg faced the following interview experience with an admissions officer: “I interviewed with a member of the admissions committee, and... Read more »

Apr 3, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

If you are preparing for an MBA admissions interview, be sure to check out the Clear Admit Wiki!  It’s chock full of firsthand accounts of interviews, as reported by MBA applicants themselves.  This Round 2 candidate for UCLA / Anderson recently shared the interview experience with a second-year student: “I... Read more »

Apr 2, 2011

GMAT Tips: Keep the End in Sight: Tips for Staying Motivated While Prepping for the GMAT

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides tips on how to remain motivated while studying for the GMAT: When you first begin prepping for the GMAT, staying motivated is easy.  But after a couple of months, it can be difficult to keep... Read more »

Apr 2, 2011

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Welcome to another peek at a recent interview shared in the Clear Admit Wiki, an online resource for MBA applicants to share their experience with the admissions process.  A second-year student posed the following questions to a Round 2 candidate for UCLA / Anderson: “Arrived on campus for the first... Read more »

Apr 2, 2011

Harvard Business School MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

In the midst of interview season, we are accruing several reports from MBA candidates in the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource for MBA applicants to review and share their experiences with the admissions process.  This week, a Round 2 candidate for Harvard Business School recounted the following interview experience... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / On Campus

I interviewed with a member of the admissions committee, and although I was only allotted 30 minutes, it ended up to be almost an hour and a half. I know everyone is looking for the type of questions, which is really important in preparation, but the most important factors are... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Harvard Business School, IESE, CEIBS Partner for Global CEO Program

Chinese CEOs gathered on the campus of CEIBS in Shanghai this week as part of a Global CEO Program designed to help senior level-Chinese executives help their businesses prosper on an international scale amid countrywide economic growth and globalization of the world economy. The program is a partnership between Chine... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

In the News…

Harvard Business School Takes Credit for Egyptian Revolution Boston, MA (Reuters) – While many pundits and political scientists have labeled social media services like Facebook and Twitter as key enablers in promoting democratic change in Egypt, one of the world’s most prestigious business schools has recently issued a press release... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

USC / Marshall MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

We’re in the thick of MBA interview season and we’d like to lead off with a big “thank you!” to those candidates who have shared their interview questions in the Clear Admit Wiki, a community sharing point for MBA applicants to expand on their experiences with the MBA admissions process! ... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Fridays From the Frontline

Hello and welcome to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s weekly round up of the thoughts and experiences of b-school applicant and student bloggers! This week applicants continued to hear back from schools while students enjoyed vacations and the warmer weather. Ellipser received his loan paperwork and wrote about the... Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Northwestern / Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

If you are preparing for an MBA admissions interview, be sure to check out the Clear Admit Wiki!  It’s chock full of firsthand accounts of interviews, as reported by MBA applicants themselves.  This Round 2 candidate for Northwestern / Kellogg shared the following interview experience with an admissions committee member:... Read more »

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 »

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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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