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The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, March 23-27, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! January Rounds have moved to the decision stage!  Round 1 is now behind us; Round 2 is now fully underway, with several decision deadlines this week.... Read more »

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

I had my interview on campus with a current student on Feb 14, 2020. It was one of the “Discover McCombs” day and there were about 50 prospective students. I arrived 15 minutes before my interview at the admissions office. My interviewer arrived with only my resume, and after exchanging... Read more »

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

Interviewer had a sheet of paper with questions and was filling them out as I went along. Second-year student had my resume, but interview was blind other than that. Overall, I didn’t really connect with my interviewer, but he was very nice and didn’t make me repeat answers to questions... Read more »

UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Off-Campus

I had my interview scheduled as an in-person interview during the Adcom visit to my country. The whole interview was a very positive and pleasant experience. The Adcom member introduced herself and made it very clear that all she knew about me was whatever was listed on my resume. The... Read more »

U.S. News 2021 Business School Rankings Insights: HBS Sinks While Others Float On

The U.S. News & World Report Best Business Schools rankings are out and there are a few surprises, especially within the top 10.  For those of you who have yet to see our announcement of the ranking, the top 25 schools in this year’s edition (with last year’s rankings included for... Read more »

Stanford & Wharton Share the Throne of Best Business School in U.S. News 2021 Rankings

While Wharton held the #1 spot of the Best Business Schools list from U.S. News & World Report last year, it is now joined by Stanford GSB at the top of the 2021 rankings. Northwestern Kellogg shot up three spaces to join Chicago Booth at #3.  Then, MIT Sloan rounds... Read more »

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

The interview was very straight forward. We walked to a room in Rowling Hall and my interviewer had a sheet with questions. We first went through my resume before I got asked a series of standard questions – nothing out of the ordinary. I then had an opportunity to ask... Read more »

UT Austin McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / 2nd-Year Student / On-Campus

The interview was very scripted. The interviewer refused to shake hands due to germs (corona-virus is currently going around for those who read this in the future). She had a checklist of questions and took notes of some of what I said. She did not record my entire answers, presumably... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Financial Aid at HBS, Berkeley Haas Video Essays, and More from Georgetown, Michigan, and UT Austin

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest: HBS highlights financial aid opportunities; Berkeley Haas offers advice for their new video essays; Georgetown McDonough discusses how its MBA program... Read more »

Episode 80: Wire Taps—Choosing CMU Tepper, USC or UT McCombs with Scholarships

Tune into another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Clear Admit’s admissions experts offer advice on the MBA application and decision-making processes.  Graham Richmond and Alex Brown review profiles of prospective MBA applicants as well as an admitted candidate. This week, they dig into three entries from MBA ApplyWire... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Northwestern Kellogg Deferred MBA, Berkeley Haas App Advice, & more from Yale, Cambridge, & Texas

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest: Northwestern Kellogg announces their new deferred MBA enrollment program; Berkeley Haas offers tips on letters of recommendations; Yale SOM talks about... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, January 6-10, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! It’s All About Getting Ready for the January Rounds!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, Round 2 is now underway with many application... Read more »

Texas McCombs Hosts Annual Women’s Weekend for MBA Students

The Texas MBA program at the McCombs School of Business in Austin hosted 55 MBA students along with alumni and faculty for their annual Women’s Weekend. The event seeks to support the empowerment of women in business, and as current student, Jessica Reese-White MBA ’21, said, it really gives a... Read more »

Real Humans of Texas McCombs’ MBA Class of 2021

We are excited to bring you another edition of Real Humans: MBA students in which we introduce some of the newest members of the Texas MBA Class of 2021.  The West End of Austin, Texas, earned its nickname the “Silicon Hills” during the US dot com boom of the 1990s... Read more »

21 Days to Go: Round 2 for Chicago Booth, Wharton, Yale School of Management and More

It’s the holiday season, but just around the corner of the merry and bright festivities are the Round 2 MBA deadlines.  We want to make sure you’re making the most of the few weeks you have left. In just three weeks, Chicago Booth, The Wharton School, Yale School of Management, UT... Read more »

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