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Dec 23, 2022

Real Humans for the Holidays: Wrapped Gifts Edition

We continue with some festive fun inspired by Real Humans: MBA Students with our short series, Real Humans for the Holidays! Read what students from top MBA programs like to do during the December holidays and their advice for our readers. Scroll down to see what five MBA students chose... Read more »

Dec 22, 2022

Tepper MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Breaks Records for Employment Rates and Starting Salaries

The Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business has released its employment report for the MBA Class of 2022. This year, Tepper MBA graduates broke the records for employment rates and starting salaries. For the first time in the school's history, 97 percent of those seeking employment reported receiving job offers... Read more »

Dec 22, 2022

Admissions Director Q&A: Benoit Banchereau of HEC Paris

We are delighted to have Benoit Banchereau return for another Admissions Director Q&A on behalf of HEC Paris. Benoit has been leading the marketing and the recruitment for the full-time MBA, EMBA and Trium EMBA programs of HEC Paris for the last seven years. He started his career as a... Read more »

Dec 21, 2022

Real Humans for the Holidays: Winter Snow Edition

'Tis the holiday season and we're bringing you a festive short series inspired by Real Humans: MBA Students, called Real Humans for the Holidays! Read what students and alumni of top MBA programs like to do during the December holidays and their advice for our readers. Scroll down to see... Read more »

Dec 21, 2022

Wharton MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Earn Record Median Salary

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has released its MBA employment report for the Class of 2022, and graduates reported a record median salary. Of the 852 graduating Wharton MBA students, 74.3 percent (633 students) sought employment. An impressive 98.7 percent of MBA graduates seeking employment received a job offer within... Read more »

Dec 20, 2022

Real Humans of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School MBA Class of 2024

We head to Baltimore, MD, for this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students to get to know what life is like at Johns Hopkins University. While all of the students featured in this piece are earning an MBA at the Carey Business School, some are also pursuing dual degrees. The... Read more »

Dec 19, 2022

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions, December 19-23, 2022

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 is getting close to its conclusion. Most Round 1 final decisions from the top programs are now behind us. Tuesday, December 20, U. Washington... Read more »

Dec 19, 2022

MBA Wire Taps 266—Improved GMAT, Round 2 strategy? Interesting profile, aim high. Turnaround story, tough circumstances.

This week's show begins with a rundown of all the activity on MBA LiveWire for the last week, which included MBA admissions decisions from Berkeley / Haas, Northwestern / Kellogg, UCLA / Anderson, and UPenn / Wharton. This upcoming week will be a little quieter with Washington / Foster and... Read more »

Dec 16, 2022

Interview Report Round-Up: Chicago Booth, Michigan Ross, MIT Sloan, UNC Kenan-Flagler

Welcome to another edition of Interview Report Roundup in which we highlight the MBA admissions interview reports that applicants have shared recently to the Clear Admit Interview Archive. Over Zoom, a Round 1 applicant to UNC Kenan-Flagler reported the following questions from their adcom interviewer: A candidate for MIT Sloan... Read more »

Dec 15, 2022

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alum / Zoom

The only option was virtual. The interviewer didn't ask "walk me through your resume." Instead, they read my resume aloud and exclaimed they were impressed with my work experience at large/recognizable firms. They specifically said they admired my many majors in undergrad. o Why did you switch jobs? (Big 4... Read more »

Dec 15, 2022

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Option to interview on-campus or virtually. o Walk me through your resume. o Tell me more about your involvement with [volunteer organization]. o Why MBA/Short-Term & Long-Term Goals (I answered Why Anderson along with this). o What is your backup plan? - Context was if my post-MBA career goal doesn't... Read more »

Dec 15, 2022

Real Humans of the Manchester AMBS MBA Class of 2024

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to northwestern England to meet some new members of the Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) MBA Class of 2024. 99 students matriculated at the University of Manchester for the latest AMBS cohort. Forty-five percent are women and 95 percent are international.... Read more »

Dec 14, 2022

USC Marshall MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Declares Record Job Acceptances

The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business 2022 MBA employment report reveals that 97 percent of its MBAs reported accepting job offers within three months of graduation--the highest in Marshall's history. The average base salary for the Marshall MBA Class of 2022 is $150,314, a near $20k jump over... Read more »

Dec 13, 2022

Real Humans of the Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class of 2024

Get to know some new members of the Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class of 2024 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 287 students matriculated into the Tuck MBA program in the fall of 2022. Forty-five percent are women and 43 percent are international. Thirty-one percent of U.S. students identify as American Indian,... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

My interview was conducted through Zoom, but my interviewer signed in about 5 minutes late. She asked me: -Any updates since you submitted your application? -Tell me about something you accomplished within the past year. -Tell me about a failure you experienced and how you are growing from it. -Why... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Interviewer started by introducing herself and giving a long-winded explanation of her why MBA / why now / why Booth. 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Proudest accomplishment? 3. Failure? 4. Strengths and weaknesses? 5. 3 words you'd use to describe your leadership style. 6. 3 words your colleagues would... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Virtual

Friendly format, interviewer had read my resume so he started off with questions: 1. Highlight two traits from your resume or personality that you want me to know. 2. Why did you switch to X company? 3. When did you face an ambiguous situation? 4. When have you dealt with... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

I was interviewed by an AdCom via Zoom. It was resume-based as according to her she was yet to see my complete application aside from the resume. The atmosphere was relaxing and she told me to stay calm and not be nervous. Questions asked were: Why UNC? Why MBA? How... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

1. Any update on your candidacy? 2. Walk me through your data visual and why it's important for you. 3. Tell me about a time you had different ideas with somebody. 4. Tell me about a time you had a challenging task / project. 5. Tell me about a time... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, December 12-16, 2022

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 is getting close to its conclusion. More Round 1 final decisions for this upcoming week. Monday, December 12, UNC / Kenan-Flagler and IESE are... Read more »

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