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Former Ross Adcom Member and Newest Clear Admit Admissions Counselor Shares His View on MBA Admissions

Earlier this month Clear Admit welcomed a new member to its team of Admissions Counselors. Jon Fuller spent four years as Senior Associate Director of Admissions at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Fuller’s experience in a top program’s admissions office gave him many opportunities to... Read more »

Career Services Director Q&A: Damian Zikakis of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

~A CLEAR ADMIT EXCLUSIVE~ Moving right along in our Career Services Director Q&A Series, we had the good fortune today to connect with Damian Zikakis, director or career services at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Zikakis joined Ross in September 2010, bringing a range of... Read more »

U.S. News Ranks 10 Full-Time MBA Programs That Lead to Highest Student Debt

As part of its Short List series, U.S. News & World Report today took a closer look at the student debt load incurred by full-time MBA students graduating from top business school programs. According to data provided by schools as part of its annual ranking, U.S. News found that full-time... Read more »

Tuition Climbs at UM’s Ross School of Business, Remains Flat in UC System

Last month, the Board of Regents at the University of Michigan approved a $1,100 increase per term for its full-time MBA program at the Ross School of Business. The tuition increase, which will take effect in the fall, represents a 4.4 percent rise for in-state students and a 4 percent... Read more »

University of Michigan / Ross Recommendation Questions 2013 – 2014

University of Michigan Ross has begun sending recommendation questions to recommenders.  See the full list below, collected and confirmed by Clear Admit. Please answer the following questions and provide specific examples where possible. (Text entry boxes, no hard limits) Please comment on the context of your interaction with the applicant.... Read more »

Clear Admit Releases Revised 2013-2014 School Guides to Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, Ross and Yale SOM!

We are excited to announce the release of the second batch of 2013-2014 Clear Admit School Guides!  Revised editions of the UCLA Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, Ross and Yale SOM guides are now available for immediate download in a mobile-friendly PDF format to help you meet your... Read more »

Top Business Schools Help Students Who Head into Lower Paying Fields

Taking on debt to finance an MBA program only to take a job at a low-paying nonprofit organization after business school doesn’t add up to graduates being able to repay their loans. Fortunately, many top business schools have created programs to help ease the financial burden for those who go... Read more »

Michigan / Ross Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

Now that the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced its essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season, we’d like to offer our thoughts on how to approach this year’s questions.  While two of Ross’s three essays are repeats from the 2012-2013 application, the school has revised its... Read more »

Michigan / Ross Essay Topics 2013-2014

The essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season at Michigan / Ross have been announced!  This year’s questions are below: 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. 2. a. What about your professional experiences has led you to determine that business school is the right next step?... Read more »

UMichigan’s Ross School of Business Revises Essay Portion of Application

In a post yesterday to the Ross Admissions Blog, Director of Admissions Soojin Kwon shared the school’s planned changes to the essay portion of the application and the rationale behind them. Applicants for fall 2014 will find that one of the essays from last year has been adjusted, one has... 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 »

Michigan / Ross Deadlines 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 Michigan/Ross deadlines have been released. This year’s three deadlines are below: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2013 Notification: December 20, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 2, 2014 Notification: March 14, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: March 3, 2014 Notification: May 15, 2014 All applications are due at 11:59 p.m. EST on the... Read more »

Inaugural Class Graduates from University of Michigan’s Master’s Degree Program in Entrepreneurship

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, together with its College of Engineering, awarded its first master’s degrees in entrepreneurship last week, the university announced. Degrees were conferred upon 17 students as part of the joint program, which draws upon the strengths of both schools to help students transform... Read more »

Campus Chronicles: The Monroe Street Journal

Welcome back to Campus Chronicles, Clear Admit’s weekly peek inside the news at top business programs. This week we bring you a hard-copy special feature highlighting the Monroe Street Journal, printed by students at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Ross’s Black Business Students Association (BBSA) recently hosted... Read more »

Clear Admit Co-Founders Quoted in National, Local Press on Group Interviews for MBA Admissions

Clear Admit co-founders Graham Richmond and Eliot Ingram contributed to articles this week in both the national and local press, sharing their expertise in the MBA space and advising prospective applicants on how to prepare for the group interview component that some top schools are choosing to include as part... Read more »

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