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Harvard Reclaims Top Spot in Financial Times 2020 Global MBA Rankings

The Financial Times released their 2020 Global MBA rankings this week. Harvard Business School reclaimed the #1 position—after a four-year absence from the top spot. Wharton also surpassed last year’s top seed (Stanford GSB) to land in second place. Stanford GSB, which has held the top position for several years, fell to third in the... 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 »

LiveWire Insights: Round 2 at the M7 MBA Programs

MBA applicants who are eagerly awaiting news on interview invitations and admissions decisions – and the exact timing of such things – you’re going to want to keep reading.  Clear Admit is excited to release a second edition of M7 LiveWire Insights.  While the first edition delivers information about Round... Read more »

Wharton Director of Admissions Debunks 10 Myths About the MBA Program

If you’ve considered applying to Wharton’s MBA program, you’ve probably been inundated with information—not all of it true. To clarify fact from fiction, Blair Mannix, the Wharton MBA Director of Admissions, recently wrote a blog debunking the 10 most common myths about the application process. Read on for a summary... 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 »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

The group interview was very straight forward. I had a one-minute pitch prepared. Each member gave their pitch, we developed a proposal stemming from the prompt and finished with one minute to spare. I think as long as you balance being a good team player with letting your personality shine... 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 »

21 Days to Go: The Wharton School Round 2 MBA Deadline

Attention all applicants, the UPenn / Wharton Round 2 deadline of January 7, 2020 is just 21 days away!  The deadline time is 5:00 p.m. EST. Need help with your Wharton MBA application?  Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to make sure your application is as strong as possible! Start... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Interviews, December 16-20, 2019

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 Final Decisions!  We are now into the final week of a three-week period where many of the top MBA programs release their Round... Read more »

MBA News You Need: New Wharton Sports Analytics Initiative, Yale SOM Round 2 Deadline Advice, and More from Kellogg, Tuck, and Anderson

Each week we collect MBA news from around the world to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics from leading business schools. In your MBA News You Need digest for the week of December 9th, Wharton announces a new Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, Yale SOM offers... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Round 1/ Alumnus / Off-campus

This was a team-based discussion in Mumbai, at the McKinsey office. Each team had 6 members, and were invited to have a live discussion which was viewed by an AdCom member. The structure of the interview was – 1. Quick intro on yourself 2. Team-based discussion (TBD); 30mins 3. 1×1... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

I had my interview in London, with a member of the Adcom and five other candidates from Europe/Africa/Asia/America. We all got together about half an hour before the interview and got to know ourselves, which gave the tbd a relaxed feel. The interview was blind as the interviewer hadn’t seen... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second-year student / On-campus

The team based discussion was fairly straightforward: 1) Got email for interview 2) Signed up for interview 3) Received prompt for TBD 4) Went to TBD During the TBD, there were 2 second-year students in the room evaluating us. They read a very generic intro statement at the beginning, which... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second-year student / On-campus

Got to the admissions office early to socialize with other applicants. I was lucky enough that two applicants with whom I was talking to ended up in my team, so I had had time to get to know their names and personalities beforehand (we were all wearing name tags regardless).... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 / Second Year Students / On-Campus

The interview was fairly quick and went as explained online. I showed up about half an hour before the scheduled time and interacted with the other students who had also arrived in the admissions office. When the time came, we were called into a room as a group of 6... Read more »

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