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The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines & Interview Invites, October 11-15, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week and every week! Round 1 rolls on. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway, interview invites are also rolling out for some programs. Monday, October 11,... Read more »

Admissions Director Q&A: Rodrigo Malta of the Texas McCombs School of Business

Rodrigo Malta, Managing Director of MBA Marketing, Recruiting, & Admissions at McCombs School of Business Rodrigo Malta, Managing Director of MBA Marketing, Recruiting & Admissions at the Texas McCombs School of Business, walks us through the highlights and admissions process in this edition of our MBA Admissions Director Q&A series. ... Read more »

MBA Essay Insight Event Series: Sept/Oct Dates!

As you most likely already know, essays are a critical component of the MBA admissions process. That’s why we’re bringing back our popular MBA Essay Insight Event Series for three more events this September into October. Join us on September 22nd, September 29th, and October 6th at 12 noon ET... Read more »

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines and recommendation questions released the week of June 21st. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

MBA Essay Insight Events: Join Us On July 28!

We’re sure you’ve already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process? Get essay tips straight from admissions representatives at leading business schools during our upcoming MBA Essay Insight Event Series! We had our first... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, May 3-7, 2021

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 3 Decisions Rolling Out Round 3 decisions are now being released, and will continue for the next couple of weeks. Tuesday, May 4, IESE has... Read more »

May 5 & 12: MBA Application Overview Event Series

You’ve got your grades and (maybe) your test scores. You’ve put in the time and effort at work, and have accomplishments and skills to show for it. You’re active and involved in your community, however you define it. You have the raw materials. So how do you put them together... Read more »

Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / First-Year Student / Zoom

Round 3 Zoom interview with a first-year MBA student – I didn’t learn who the interviewer was until only a couple minutes before the interview. Application submitted 3/30, interview invitation received on 4/5, interviewed on 4/9 (still waiting to receive final admissions decision). Interview was pretty standard – I can’t... Read more »

Texas McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I interviewed with one of the adcom officers of McCombs. Out of all my interviews, this one was the only one where I felt very uncomfortable and self-conscious. The moment the interviewer saw me, his demeanor completely changed. He did not seem interested in learning more about me and when... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, March 29 – April 2, 2021

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 underway, Round 3 deadlines, too. Many of the leading MBA programs have released their Round 2 final decisions, and Round 3... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, March 22-26, 2021

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 Roll out amid Late Round Deadlines Some of the leading MBA programs have started to release their Round 2 final decisions, and... Read more »

UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Got an invite on 25th Feb. Scheduled it for 23rd. I was interviewed by a 2nd year. The interview was formal but relaxed. The questions asked are very general with no curveballs. The interviewer was very engaging in the conversation. Lasted 45 mins. Questions in order (mostly): 1. Take me... Read more »

UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / First-Year Student / Zoom

Very friendly and conversational interview experience. Walk me through your resume. Describe a situation where you came up with a unique solution. What has been the biggest challenge so far? What did you learn as a professional especially from the impact of the Covid-19? What are your short- and long-term... Read more »

UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interviewed in the Round 1 cycle via zoom by a second-year student. Overall, the interview was fairly laid back because of the student’s personality, but it was very structured. He read from a list of questions that seemed to have been prepared in advance by the admissions office, and took... Read more »

Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was very conversational and low-pressure. Here are the questions I encountered: 1) Walk through of your resume/tell the interviewer about yourself. 2) A time when you encountered something difficult or overcame a challenge. 3) Your short-term and long-term goals. 4) Why is now the right time for you... Read more »

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