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Jan 6, 2011

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Regina Resnick, Columbia Business School

~ A CLEAR ADMIT EXCLUSIVE ~ It’s a new year, and we’re launching a new series here at Clear Admit. To kick off 2011 we’ll be sharing our exclusive interviews with directors of career services centers at each of the top business schools around the globe. In this new series... Read more »

Jan 6, 2011

Johns Hopkins’ Carey School of Business to Launch EMBA in May

The Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, which launched its full-time MBA in 2010, will roll out an executive MBA program in May 2011, the Financial Times reports. According to the FT report, the new Carey EMBA will draw on the expertise of other Hopkins departments, such as... Read more »

Jan 6, 2011

GMAT Tip: GMAT Math Strategy – Think with your pen

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they provide helpful hints on how to tackle particularly complex math problems.  Read on to see what they have to say! Here is a rather challenging GMAT math problem. Give it a shot: For every positive EVEN integer... Read more »

Jan 5, 2011

Last-Minute Round Two Reminders from Chicago Booth’s Admissions Director

If you’re applying to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in the second round this year, then you know that today is the application deadline. In a post to the Chicago Booth Insider admissions blog yesterday, Admissions Director Kurt Ahlm offered the following last-minute tips for round-two applicants.... Read more »

Jan 4, 2011

Harvard Business School Students Tweet Their Experiences from around the Globe

Harvard Business School (HBS) students have headed off to destinations ranging from Brazil to Vietnam and everywhere in between as part of the school’s Immersion Experience Program (IXP), and prospective applicants can learn more about their experiences by following them on Twitter. IXP, part of HBS’s commitment to experiential learning,... Read more »

Jan 4, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: Supporting Public Sector and Non-Profit Internships at Harvard, Stanford and Wharton

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, a weekly chronicling of the programs and policies in place at the leading business schools. Last week, we examined loan assistance programs that help MBA graduates in the public or non-profit sectors to repay their student loans. This week we’ll turn our attention... Read more »

Jan 3, 2011

Columbia MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Alum / Off-Campus

Dates – Submitted 10/06/2010, Under Review 10/22/2010, Interview Invite 12/06/2010, Interview Date 12/15/2010, Report Completed 12/15/2010, Accepted 12/23/2010 I scheduled the interview with an alum in my city. It was held in his office and the setting was informal. He put me at ease right away and the questions came... Read more »

Jan 3, 2011

A Look toward the Year Ahead for Business Schools

Happy New Year! And best of luck to all those applicants working feverishly toward the many Round 2 (and, for some schools, Round 3) deadlines that fall this week. You’re almost there! So, what will 2011 mean for business schools? It’s an interesting question that a piece this week on... Read more »

Jan 3, 2011

Admissions Tip: Essay-Writing Difference Makers

We often stress that, to present oneself effectively in application essays, it’s critical to think carefully about what a given question is asking and what this might indicate about a specific school’s admissions priorities. Of course, it’s also imperative to communicate clearly and appropriately regardless of the target program or... Read more »

Jan 1, 2011

GMAT Tip: Jump to Conclusions

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Veritas Prep.  In today’s article, they provide helpful tips on how to identify the conclusion of a Critical Reasoning argument. Read on to see what they have to say! We all know that a Jump-to-Conclusions mat is a horrible, horrible idea as a mainstream consumer... Read more »

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Accepted to Penn State / Smeal via phone.
GPA: 3.5. Mid West.
Rejected at Columbia via email.
GPA: 3.27. San Francisco.
Accepted to INSEAD via phone.
GMAT: 680. Germany.
Waitlisted at UPenn / Wharton via n/a.
Accepted to Vanderbilt / Owen via phone.
GPA: 2.79.

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MIT
Enrolled: MIT Sloan
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, MIT Sloan, UPenn / Wharton
GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.9
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Tuc
Enrolled: Dartmouth / Tuck
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, Georgetown / McDonough
GRE: 327 GPA: 3.29
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
UNC
Enrolled: UNC Kenan-Flagler
Admitted: Michigan / Ross, Rochester / Simon, SMU Cox, UNC Kenan-Flagler
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
And
Enrolled: UCLA Anderson
Admitted: Duke / Fuqua, UCLA Anderson, Yale SOM
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
Chi
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth, Duke / Fuqua, UCLA Anderson, USC / Marshall
GMAT: 750 GPA: 3.5
Post-MBA Career: Consulting

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