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Jan 31, 2011

UC Berkeley’s Haas School to Offer Future MBA Alumni Free Continuing Education

Beginning with the class of 2011, MBA graduates from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley will be eligible to participate, for free, in training offered through the school’s Center for Executive Education, Haas Dean Rich Lyons announced earlier this month. The new initiative was... Read more »

Jan 31, 2011

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-Campus / Alum

I interviewed in the beginning of January at a local coffee shop with an alum who had done quite a few business-school interviews for Duke. The conversation lasted an hour, was conversational but on-point with little chit-chat in between. The questions were standard and straight-forward, a mix between behavioral and... Read more »

Jan 31, 2011

Admissions Tip: The Waitlist

What should an applicant do when placed on the waitlist at his or her dream school? While most applicants regard the waitlist in a negative light (we’ve even heard it described as “a sort of purgatory prior to getting dinged”), the best approach is to view the glass as being... Read more »

Jan 30, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off-campus

10am interview. Alumunus showed up 15 minutes late, but apologized profusely. She was very nice and a similar background and went into depth explaining her pre-mba experience, her time at Kellogg, and what shes doing now. We then jumped into questions for me: Team experience in which you faced a... Read more »

Jan 29, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On campus

I visited Kellogg on Thursday: class visit, lunch with students, information session and building tour. Meeting with students the day before my interview helped a lot. My interview lasted exactly 30 minutes. Tell me about yourself Walk me through your resume and highlight your achievements Why MBA and Goals? Why... Read more »

Jan 29, 2011

GMAT Tip: Solve This Stats Problem, Stat!

Today’s GMAT challenge question comes from Veritas Prep. To help you with your GMAT studying, try to solve the problem on your own, and then read on for the explanation of its solution: Set A consists of integers -9, 8, 3, 10, and J; Set B consists of integers -2,... Read more »

Jan 28, 2011

Frontrunner Emerges to Fill Dean’s Role at Cambridge’s Judge Business School

An INSEAD professor who specializes in the management of product innovation has emerged as the frontrunner to be the next dean of the Judge Business School at Cambridge University, the Financial Times reports. Judge is expected to announce to appointment of Professor Christoph Loch in the next two weeks. Loch,... Read more »

Jan 28, 2011

Fridays From the Frontline

Hi there, and welcome to this week’s Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s ongoing blog series focused on the fascinating feats of MBA applicant and student bloggers. This week GMAT prep and interview invitations were on the minds of many applicants while students were more concerned with increasing coursework and... Read more »

Jan 28, 2011

USC / Marshall MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

If you are a candidate preparing for an interview don’t forget to check out the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource full of advice for applicants by applicants, as well as complete accounts of interview questions and experiences. Today’s post comes from a Round 1 candidate to USC / Marshall:... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

NYU / Stern MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / On-Campus

I interviewed on campus. The adcom is starting to get busy and I needed to wait a bit (about 15-20 minutes after my scheduled slot). My interviewer was extremely friendly and had a very positive vibe, which put me at ease. My questions were pretty straightforward (all were included on... Read more »

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Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.55. APAC.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.76.
Accepted to Cornell / Johnson via email.
GPA: 4.7/5.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 740. New York.
Applied at NYU Stern via portal.
GPA: 3.45. Pakistan.

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GPA: 2.68
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Technology
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GMAT: 690 GPA: 3.46
Post-MBA Career: Other
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GRE: 316 GPA: 3.51
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Investment Banking, Private Equity
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GMAT: 710 GPA: 3.96
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology, Media

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Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.83
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. Hedge Funds
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Enrolled: Boston College / Carroll
Admitted: Boston College / Carroll
GRE: 295
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
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Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
Admitted: Duke / Fuqua
GMAT: 720
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Enrolled: Babson / Olin
Admitted: Babson / Olin, Georgetown / McDonough, IE Business School, IESE
GRE: 317
Post-MBA Career: Technology

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