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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, March 20-24, 2023

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 2 final decisions are coming. Round 2 decisions are starting to roll out, Round 3 application deadlines are also beginning. Monday, March 20, IESE is... Read more »

‘Big Tech’ Jobs & Careers Remain Popular with MBA Graduates

Take a closer look at MBA graduates’ tech industry jobs placement overall and at Big Tech firms for the full-time MBA Classes of 2018 to 2022. Despite a recent decline in tech industry hiring, the technology sector continues to be a popular choice for MBA graduates because it provides them... Read more »

Berkeley Haas MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumna / Zoom

The interview started off with the interviewer introducing herself and background (e.g., when did she join Haas, career shift) and then she asked me questions. After my responses, she shared her opinion about that as well (e.g., I strongly agree with that, I have personal experience on this as well).... Read more »

Berkeley Haas MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / First-Year Student / Virtual

Very candid conversation. Thoughtful and great follow-up questions. Had to be alert and think in the moment. Nothing tricky, just a very intellectual and well facilitated conversation. Questions: Tell me about yourself. Why MBA? Why Haas? Why now? DEI experience and embodiment at Haas. Biggest risk you’ve taken. Did you... Read more »

Interview Report Round-Up: Berkeley Haas, CBS, and UVA Darden

In this week’s Interview Report Round-Up, we take a look at applicants’ reported interview questions and more with Berkeley Haas, Columbia Business School and UVA Darden as shared in our Interview Archive. Here is a peek at a “harder” Berkeley Haas interview from a Round 2 candidate: See the full... Read more »

From B-School to MBB: Consulting Jobs Placement at Leading MBA Programs

MBA graduates continue to seek out management consulting jobs for the opportunity to provide strategic advice to business leaders operating large companies. Jobs at leading strategy consulting firms such as McKinsey, Bain and BCG (MBB) are particularly coveted by business school students because these firms often provide a fast track... Read more »

The Financial Times 2023 Global MBA Ranking: CBS Takes Top Spot for the First Time

The Financial Times (FT) released its rankings of the 100 best Global MBA programs for 2023. Changes to the ranking’s methodology and the glaring absence of a familiar name have really shaken things up. “The weighting for salary-related metrics has been cut from 40% of the ranking to less than 33%... Read more »

Berkeley Haas MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / On Campus

My interview was conducted by an alumnus in-person, on campus. The interviewer only had access to my resume prior to the interview, and they matched the interviewer to me based on my job experience and goals. I found the interview to be harder than other MBA interviews based on the... Read more »

Interview Report Round-Up: Berkeley Haas, LBS, NYU Stern

As we head into Round 2 interview season, we’re taking a look at some recent entries to the Clear Admit Interview Archive to help you prepare. This week, we take a look at applicants’ reported interview questions and more with Berkeley Haas, London Business School and NYU Stern. First up,... Read more »

M7 Business Schools Dominate in Venture Capital and Private Equity Fields

MBA graduates continue to be drawn to finance jobs due to the lucrative compensation packages, the chance to work on high-profile deals at investment banks, and the opportunity to invest in the next billion-dollar company at a venture capital or private equity firm. As we will see below regarding the... Read more »

Berkeley Haas MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Google Meet

Interview date – Nov 2nd 2022 Result – Admitted I have heard that Haas interviews have 1 or 2 unexpected questions. I felt it during my interview as well. Haas gives importance to diversity – that is evident from their website and they ask a question related to DEI in... Read more »

MBA Real Humans: Students – LIVE Webinar Winter 2023

The Clear Admit Real Humans: Students Series spotlights current students of the top MBA programs. Each of the student share their current MBA experiences and what they did after they were accepted to the MBA programs. Join us at 8 pm ET on Wednesday, February 22nd to learn about: 1.... Read more »

2019-2022 MBA Job Placement Trends: The Rise and Fall of Tech and the Return to Consulting and Finance

In our previous article, we highlighted the decline in tech industry jobs accepted and the increase in consulting jobs accepted from the Class of 2021 to the Class of 2022 among leading full-time MBA programs. To place this observation into a larger context, we dug into the last four years... Read more »

Tech Jobs are in Decline at Top MBA Programs. Is This the Canary in the Coal Mine for MBA Hiring?

MBA Class of 2022 graduates were clearly impacted by the softening in the technology sector in 2022 after the pandemic-fueled growth in tech industry jobs in 2020 and 2021. Compared to the Class of 2021, Class of 2022 graduates were offered fewer jobs in the technology industry, leading many graduates... Read more »

Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Cost of MBA Programs in the U.S.

In this edition of Real Numbers of MBA Admissions, see the total cost of a full-time MBA per year at U.S. schools. Tuition comprises most of the cost of each program. Other factors, including room and board, program fees, books and supplies, health insurance, transportation and other expenses, have been... Read more »

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