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The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, May 18-22, 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! Final Rounds are Underway, Decisions Roll Out!  Rounds 1 and 2 are now behind us. Round 3 is near completion. The decision dates listed are up... Read more »

MBA Students Host Virtual Game Show to Raise Funds for Doctors Without Borders

Let’s get ready to… fundraaaaaaaise!  The MBA Battle Royale, a virtual game show featuring students from leading business schools, will raise funds for Doctors Without Borders this Saturday, May 16th at 8 p.m. EST.  Tickets are on sale now for $12, $25, $50 or however much more you’d like to... Read more »

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

I participated in the school’s Super Saturday interview day on Saturday, February 1st. My interview took place at 11:15AM, and afterward the school provided lunch and a half-day of programming. I loved having the chance to connect with potential classmates, see the new building, and learn about the school’s offerings.... Read more »

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 »

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 »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

My interviewer was a second-year student. We started off with a pretty standard resume walk through followed by why MBA, why Anderson, why now. Probably we talked about the professional side for too long, the interviewer asked about my hobbies and we happened to both love soccer. For my long-term... Read more »

Episode 86: Wire Taps—Will My Work Experience Be Strong Enough?

Another podcast episode of Wire Taps is live, and you should press play to hear the latest advice from Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown. The duo draws on their years of admissions experience to provide strategic advice on the MBA application process.  This week, they review... Read more »

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

The interview was relaxed and conversational. It was a blind interview, as the interviewer only had access to my resume. The questions followed a pattern that seems consistent with other reports. The interview began with the interviewer detailing some of his background – he had a CS degree, worked in... Read more »

Fridays from the Frontline: Student Perspective – Global [email protected]

The Center for Global Management at UCLA Anderson offers MBA students several opportunities to expand their cultural horizons as well as learn about distinct business environments firsthand. In particular, the Global Immersion Courses introduce MBA students to international companies and cultures, first on campus through three courses, then in-country for... Read more »

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

Very chill interview, with the student asking me to walk through my resume and tell all of my “why stories” (i.e. why an MBA, why UCLA, why now, why your current career, etc.). We spent about 20-25 minutes on me and spent the last portion of the interview asking him... Read more »

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

Very conversational and relaxed. 40 mins for interview questions and 5-10 mins for my questions. Walk me through your resume. Why MBA / Anderson? Questions about my short- and long-term goals Questions about my community involvement Tell me about a time you worked on a diverse team. What is your... Read more »

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

This was during their “Super Saturday” interview day, so there were about 100 other students on campus that had interviews. During this day there was also scheduled programming like lunch, panels, and hearing from faculty. A very structured day and I left feeling great about the school. Questions: Walk me... Read more »

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

Interview was very conversational and it was quicker than I thought (30 min). The questions were: Walk me through your resume. Why MBA? Why Anderson? What will you do instead if your post-MBA plan doesn’t work out? What triggered you to follow your post-MBA goal? (I said I wanted to... Read more »

MBA News You Need: GMAC CEO on Graduate Management Education, Inside the HBS PRIDE Community, Stanford GSB on Networking, Social Impact at Wharton, and More from UCLA Anderson

Each week we collect news from the MBA space to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest, the GMAC CEO looks back at the state of graduate management education throughout 2019; HBS interviews three students from the PRIDE community;... Read more »

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