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Chicago / Booth Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

The 2014-2015 Chicago / Booth Essay Topic Analysis is now available. Continuing with our series of essay topic analyses for this year’s applications, we’re now turning to Chicago Booth’s essay questions for the 2013-2014 admissions season.  The Booth adcom has made several changes to overall format of the program’s application... Read more »

Chicago Booth 2013-2014 Essay Topics

Along with the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions season, the Chicago Booth adcom has announced its 2013-2014 essay topics, which are as follows: Short Answer Essays Please respond to the following two essay prompts: a. My favorite part of my work is… (250 words maximum) b. I started to think differently... Read more »

Chicago Booth Deadlines 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 Chicago Booth deadlines have been announced. This year’s three deadlines are below: Round One Application Deadline: October 3, 2013 Final Decision: December 19, 2013 Round Two Application Deadline: January 8, 2014 Final Decision: March 27, 2014 Round Three Application Deadline: April 3, 2014 Final Decision: May 21, 2014 Interview invitations... Read more »

AIGAC Releases 2013 MBA Applicant Survey Results

The average applicant to business school spends between 90 and 140 hours on the MBA application process, according to findings from the 2013 Applicant Survey conducted by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). Excluding GMAT prep, applicants report that they spend between 70 and 110 hours on the... Read more »

Admissions Office Offers Tips on Summer Visits to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The Winter Garden at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business will feel empty this summer to those used to its bustle during the school year, Booth Senior Associate Director of Admissions Eddie Pulliam warned. But prospective applicants will still find events and activities going on there during the... Read more »

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Hires Two New Permanent Finance Professors

Two visiting finance professors have joined the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley as permanent faculty members, one from Kellogg and another from Chicago Booth, Haas announced last week.  Professor Annette Vissing-Jørgensen, formerly a professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and Assistant ProfessorAdair... Read more »

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Throws Annual PINK Party

Students at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business were seeing pink last week thanks to the annual school-wide PINK party, an initiative designed to raise awareness about the LGBTQ community at Booth. Sponsored by OUTreach, a Booth student organization for gay and lesbian members of the community and... Read more »

Top Business Schools Report Healthy Application Volume Increases

When GMAT test-taking volume jumped by 11 percent for the year ending last June, those watching the MBA admissions space had reason to suspect that application volume at top schools might follow suit. Recent articles from Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Poets & Quants reveal exactly that, with Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate... Read more »

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Shares Waitlist Admissions Updates

Round three interviews wrapped up last week at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, which means the Admissions Committee is now busy making final decisions about recent interviewees, as well as about candidates who remain on the waitlist from earlier rounds. May 23rd is decision day. “For all... Read more »

Campus Chronicles: The ChiBus

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles, Clear Admit’s weekly roundup of the news at top business programs. This week we look to the Midwest and crack open the pages of the ChiBus, written by students at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. A group of Chicago Booth students recently... Read more »

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 3 / Second year student / On campus

I had an great experience. Students were every open about their Booth experience. Walking into the Harper Center, you immediately go to the Admissions office and are welcomed by several 1st yrs who are there solely to calm you down and have a conversation with about their time at Chicago.... Read more »

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Harvard, Duke / Fuqua, U. Penn / Wharton, Chicago Booth, or Columbia and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Hello and welcome to Tell Us Tuesdays, where we highlight MBA interview reports that have recently been posted to our Interview Archive! Over the past week, we have received interview reports from LBS. The Clear Admit team greatly appreciates all of the interview reports we’ve received this admissions season!  If you’re interested in sharing your experience, we’ll be... Read more »

Columbia Business School Hosts Annual Columbia Forever Week

Earlier this month, Columbia Business School hosted a weeklong series of events as part of an annual initiative designed to connect second-year MBA students with the school’s alumni community and encourage the current students’ future participation as alumni themselves.  Columbia Forever Week 2013 took place from April 8th through 11th... Read more »

University of Chicago Booth School of Business to Host Women’s Week Events Around the Globe

For the ninth year running, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Office of Full-Time Admissions will partner with the Chicago Women in Business Alumnae Network (CWIBAN) to host events in cities around the world for female prospective and newly admitted students. Women’s Week 2013 will take place from... Read more »

Current Chicago Booth Student Touts Value of MBA for Entrepreneurs

An MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business this week shared her perspective in Forbes on why an MBA makes sense for entrepreneurs. Stella Fayman, who is concurrently launching a startup while pursuing an MBA at Booth, wrote in part in response to an op-ed earlier... Read more »

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