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Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 by

Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “How will Business School X help you achieve these goals?” And, even though many schools have now opted to... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 by

Kellogg Admissions Director Shares Insights on 2019 MBA Application

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is one of several leading business schools to release its 2019-2020 MBA application online within the last week. At Kellogg, deadlines for the upcoming admission season are as follow: September 19, 2018 January 9, 2019 April 10, 2019 To help you get started, Director of Admissions Melissa... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2018 by

Berkeley / Haas MBA Essay Questions 2018-2019

The UC Berkeley MBA admissions committee has announced the Haas essay topics for applicants targeting the Class of 2021. Haas MBA applicants will respond to three brief required essays of no more than 300 words (each). 2018-2019 Berkeley / Haas MBA Essay Questions Essay #1 Tell us a six-word story that reflects... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Deadlines 2018-2019

The University of Chicago Booth deadlines for the 2018-2019 application cycle have been posted. Deadlines for the Class of 2021 are as follows: Round 1 Application deadline: September 27, 2018 Decision released: December 6, 2018 Round 2 Application deadline: January 3, 2019 Decision released: March 21, 2019 Round 3 Application deadline: April 4,... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 13, 2018 by

Leading Business School Admissions Directors Share Pro Tips for Applicants in Unique May Events

Admissions directors from seven leading business schools convened last month for MBA admissions events in San Francisco and Washington, DC, giving prospective applicants an unusual opportunity to learn more about how to navigate the admissions process directly from the people who know best. Clear Admit Editor-in-Chief Jeanette Brown peppered representatives... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 12, 2018 by

These Four Attributes Will Help You Get into Tuck’s MBA Program

Nice guys finish last? Not so if you’re an applicant to the MBA program at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Tuck’s admissions director yesterday outlined new, simplified criteria for evaluating MBA applicants—part of the school’s continuing commitment to being as open and transparent in its admissions process as possible. When... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 11, 2018 by

Admissions Tip: Considering the Campus

Continuing our series of admissions tips geared towards those individuals who are just beginning to think about their MBA applications, we wanted to offer some advice on factors to consider with respect to a school’s facilities and location. Whether speaking with current students or touring the campus for yourself, it’s... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 11, 2018 by

NYU Stern Essay Questions 2018-2019

Following up on the release of the 2018-2019 deadlines, the NYU MBA admissions committee has announce the 2018-2019 Stern essay questions for applicants targeting the NYU MBA Class of 2021.   2018-2019 NYU Stern Essay Questions NYU Stern Essays for Fall, Summer and Spring 2019 Questions: Essay 1: Professional Aspirations (500... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 5, 2018 by

Columbia Business School MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2018-2019

With the recent announcement of the 2018-2019 Columbia Business School essay questions, this season’s Essay Topic Analysis series is officially underway. Compared to last year, the adcom has re-introduced a question about CBS as the “center of business” as well as brought in a new prompt about a team-based failure. Given... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 4, 2018 by

Digging Deep with Your Target B-Schools: Anecdotes & Advocates

Today we continue our focus for our admissions tips for those of you who are just embarking on the admissions cycle for the 2018-19 season. In this post, we turn our attention to engaging the community of one’s target b-schools. Communicating with business school insiders can be beneficial for a number... Read more »

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