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Jan 12, 2011

Wiki Wednesdays: Columbia Interview

Welcome back to Wiki Wednesdays, in which we feature some of the newest additions to the Clear Admit Wiki.  Some of the latest contributions to this online repository for MBA applicants include interview reports for UNC / Kenan-Flagler, Georgetown / McDonough, and Northwestern / Kellogg.  Recently, an applicant to Columbia... Read more »

Jan 12, 2011

GMAC Extends Relationship with Pearson VUE and ACT to Expand GMAT Access, Improve Test Security

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), announced yesterday that it has extended its partnership with Pearson VUE and ACT to develop and administer the business school entrance exam. GMAC first partnered with Pearson VUE and ACT in 2006, and since that time... Read more »

Jan 11, 2011

Clickers Increase Class Participation at Columbia Business School

Clickers – that is, individual classroom response devices – have become standard equipment issued to incoming students at Columbia Business School (CBS), the school reports. The use of a classroom response system began as part of a pilot program in fall 2008, and when it became evident that students were... Read more »

Jan 11, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: Stanford GSB’s September Seminars

It’s time again for Trivia Tuesday! This week we’ll take a look at September Seminars, a special academic opportunity offered to second-year MBA students at the Stanford GSB. Before the start of Autumn Quarter classes, Stanford second-year students have the option of returning to campus early to participate in small,... Read more »

Jan 10, 2011

Harvard MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-campus (phone interview) / Adcom / Admitted

I had my interview on the phone. The lady was really nice. Right at the start of the interview, she told me that there will be no time for me to ask questions and that she would take exactly 30 minutes. She did. I didn’t get many of the standard... Read more »

Jan 10, 2011

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Pamela Mittman, NYU Stern School of Business

In the second installment of our Career Services Director Q&A Series, we connected with Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services and leadership development at NYU Stern School of Business. An alumna of NYU Stern’s full-time MBA program, Mittman brings both a student and alumni perspective to the role. Before... Read more »

Jan 10, 2011

Former IMD President Returns to Harvard Business School to Teach

John Wells, who served briefly as president of Switzerland’s IMD business school, has returned to Harvard Business School (HBS), where he will once again teach strategy, the Financial Times reports. Wells, who was appointed to serve as IMD’s president in April 2008, left his alma mater HBS to take the... Read more »

Jan 10, 2011

Admissions Tip: Navigating the Waitlist

While the past few weeks have seen a number of admits and rejections handed down to round one MBA applicants, the fate of many remains uncertain. There is no reason for waitlisted candidates to lose hope, as the top programs admit a fair number of individuals from the waitlist in... Read more »

Jan 7, 2011

Harvard Business School Admissions Director Offers Last-Minute Reminders for R2 Applicants

As Harvard Business School (HBS)’s Round Two deadline approaches, HBS Admissions Director Dee Leopold devoted a post yesterday on her Director’s Blog to some important reminders. She stressed to applicants that the deadline is NOON EST on January 11th, not 5 p.m. And it’s always better not to wait until... Read more »

Jan 7, 2011

Fridays From the Frontline

Welcome to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s ongoing perusal into the b-school blogosphere. This week applicants were focused on the next steps in their applications while current students focused on preparing for class or celebrating the new year. Mission GMAT determined that it was time to focus specifically on... Read more »

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    GPA: ~2.6. GMAT: 490. Cairo.
    Applied at Northwestern / Kellogg via portal.
    GPA: 3.41. GMAT: 660. Chicago.
    Applied at Yale SOM via n/a.
    GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 740. India.
    Applied at London Business School via portal.
    GMAT: 720. India.
    Applied at London Business School via portal.
    GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 710. Japan.

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    GMAT: 700 GPA: 3.53
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Non Profit/SI
    GMAT: 740 GPA: 3.4
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    GRE: 310 GPA: 3.68
    Post-MBA Career: Consumer Goods

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    Enrolled: USC / Marshall
    Admitted: USC / Marshall
    GPA: 3.77
    Post-MBA Career: Consulting
    Enrolled: Yale SOM
    Admitted: Yale SOM
    GMAT: 710
    Post-MBA Career: Technology
    Enrolled: London Business School
    Admitted: Harvard Business School, London Business School
    GMAT: 730
    Post-MBA Career: Undecided
    Enrolled: Cambridge / Judge
    Admitted: Cambridge / Judge
    GMAT: 750 GPA: 4.0
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