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Jan 13, 2011

Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

Welcome to another installment of Twitter Thursdays, a weekly column in which we highlight the latest updates from the top MBA programs on Twitter!  If you’re not following us already, be sure to check out Clear Admit on Twitter for updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news. We’ve also created... Read more »

Jan 13, 2011

New Social Entrepreneurship Award at Kellogg School of Management to Help Students Launch Post-Graduation Social Ventures

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University last week announced a new annual award designed to help a student launch a social venture post-graduation. The new $80,000 Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award is one of a range of initiatives supported by the school’s Carol and Larry Levy Social Entrepreneurship Lab.... Read more »

Jan 13, 2011

Campus Chronicles: Conferences on Women in Business

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles!  As schools are still on winter break and MBA student newspapers have fallen silent, this week we’re doing things a little differently by featuring three schools’ takes on conferences on women in business: In early October, INSEAD held its first annual Women’s Leadership Conference.  Hosted... Read more »

Jan 12, 2011

GMAT Tip: How to study for the GMAT in 2 weeks

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In today’s post, they outline how best to study for the GMAT in two weeks.  Read on to see what they have to say! Let me begin with a disclaimer: Try not to do do this! Seriously. Prepping for the GMAT... Read more »

Jan 12, 2011

Columbia MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Alum / Off-Campus / RD

Dates – Submitted 11/13/2010, Interview Invite 12/20/2010, Interview Date 1/6/2011, Report Completed 1/7/2011, Accepted 1/11/2011 I emailed out to all 9 of my alum choices and went with the one who responded first. He told me to schedule the meeting with his secretary for after the holidays as I was... Read more »

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 »

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Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 4.0. GMAT: 750. Canada.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.5. New York.
Accepted to Emory / Goizueta via phone.
GPA: 3.15. GMAT: 650. Washington, DC.
Accepted to NYU Stern via phone.
GPA: 3.8. GMAT: 640.
Accepted to Boston College / Carroll via phone.
GPA: 3.68. Florida.

MBA ApplyWire

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GRE: 330 GPA: 3.4
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
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GMAT: 760 GPA: 3.8
Post-MBA Career: Consulting, Technology, Pharmaceutical
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GMAT: 700 GPA: 2.1
Post-MBA Career: Technology, Entrepreneurship
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GPA: 3.6
Post-MBA Career: Entrepreneurship
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GRE: 322 GPA: 3.45
Post-MBA Career: Other

MBA DecisionWire

CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 730 GPA: 2.8
Post-MBA Career: Investment Banking
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 780 GPA: 3.1
Post-MBA Career: Consulting
CBS
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: Columbia
GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.83
Post-MBA Career: Asset Management, inc. Hedge Funds
Bos
Enrolled: Boston College / Carroll
Admitted: Boston College / Carroll
GRE: 295
Post-MBA Career: Private Equity
Fuq
Enrolled: Duke / Fuqua
Admitted: Duke / Fuqua
GMAT: 720

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