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Fridays from the Frontline: My Takeaways from the First Half of Business School

This week in Fridays from the Frontline, current UCLA Anderson MBA student, Lorie Xi, shares her key lessons from the first year in business school. Student Perspectives: My Takeaways from the First Half of Business School By Lorie Xi, UCLA Anderson MBA ’22 This year is definitely special. Regarding what... Read more »

U.S. News 2022 Business School Rankings: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 Best Business Schools Rankings. Despite a rather tumultuous year in world events, this year’s results in the MBA rankings realm remain largely unchanged. Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked number one this year, no longer sharing the top spot with the Wharton School,... 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 »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Current Student / Zoom

I had a Zoom interview with a current student. The interviewer had a list of questions to go through and did not introduce themselves at all. My interview wasn’t very conversational, but the interviewer became friendlier towards the end after they had gone through their list of questions. So be... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

It was really conversational and easy to get through. We did 30 minutes of Q&A then ran out of time so I could only ask 2 questions. 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Why business school? 3) Why now? 4) What’s your plan B? 5) What industry within consulting... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

30 minute Zoom with a second-year student. General hellos at the beginning but then right into it (questions below). A bit tricky to gauge how I was doing because the interviewer was taking notes and therefore looking down while I spoke. –> If anyone knows more about how the second-years... Read more »

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Student Perspectives – Winter is Coming – Behind-the-Scenes of Internship Recruitment

The MBA is a common stepping stone to a better career and the Parker Career Management Center at the UCLA Anderson School of Management works extensively with students to ensure a successful path. In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, first-year Anderson MBA student, Shruti Pandey, walks us through... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Introduced himself – tell me about yourself – tell me about your interests – why mba – why Anderson – what clubs would you join and for what position? – what’s your plan b if your first job doesn’t work out – tell me about a time you had to... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Conversational and casual. Took about 40 minutes total. 100% resume-based. Basic questions first: 1) Walk through resume 2) Why MBA 3) Why now 4) Why Anderson 5) What’s your Plan B if MBA doesn’t work out 6) Any specific companies for your short-term goals. Behavioral question afterward: Name a time... Read more »

Episode 141: Wire Taps—Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson or Northwestern Kellogg for Tech?

Happy New Year! Alex Brown and Graham Richmond are here to help you kick off 2021 with some sound MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One applicant likely needs to... Read more »

Forté Foundation Report Reveals Women Holding Their Ground in MBA Programs

Women, disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at work, are poised to be at the forefront of the coming recovery. The Forté Foundation has released a report indicating that, despite conditions that have widened the gender gap in the worldwide economy, enrollment of women in its member schools’ MBA programs held... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-year Student / Zoom

Short interview, ~25 minutes 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Anderson? 4. How would you contribute to the Anderson community? (e.g. clubs) 5. Tell me about a time you contributed to your team’s success.

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

An MBA applicant to UCLA Anderson shared the following questions about their Round 1 admissions interview with a second-year student over Zoom. 1. Walk me through your resume 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Now? 4. What interests would you put at the bottom of your resume? 5. Why Anderson? 6.... Read more »

UCLA MBA Class Profile: Anderson School of Management Class of 2022

The UCLA MBA Class of 2022 profile for the UCLA Anderson School of Management has been released. The program took a firm stance on deferral options for newly admitted international students unable to secure visas to come to the U.S. Still, more than one-third of enrollees are from overseas. Here... 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. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic Analysis. The following schools have deadlines coming... Read more »

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