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Last Updated Nov 18, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Visiting the B-School Campus

We wanted to highlight the importance of visiting campus as well as five tips for your business school visit, to help you make the most of your experiences. In MBA VisitWire, you can also read experiences and tips from your fellow MBA candidates. Once you visit your target MBA programs,... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 13, 2019 by

Top MIT Sloan MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

As Round 1 interview invitations roll out from MIT / Sloan, we gathered advice from actual interviewees to help the Class of 2022 hopefuls prepare.  Over the years, hundreds of MBA applicants have shared their interview experiences. For today’s post, we’ve culled through this to pull out top tips from... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 12, 2019 by

Free Live Chat on December 11th – ‘Admissions Directors Tips for Applying in January.’

Are you planning on applying to business school by the third deadline? Don’t fret because our friends at the Stern School of Business will be hosting a free chat on Clear Admit which will cover: Tips on applying after the first deadline What makes a strong applicant Who to select... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 11, 2019 by

The MBA Interview: Think You’re an Expert? Take Our Quiz

Are you ready for your MBA interview?  Test your knowledge of the interview process at the leading business schools by taking our short quiz! We promise you’ll learn a thing or two along the way.

Last Updated Nov 7, 2019 by

Top Chicago Booth MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

As MBA candidates for University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business prepare for their interviews, we’re taking the opportunity to round up useful advice from the Clear Admit Interview Archive, as passed on by interviewed candidates themselves. Before we dig into the key takeaways from prior lucky invitees, here are a few... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 4, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Four Reasons You Need to Visit Clear Admit’s Interview Archive

As interview invitations roll out, we wanted to remind MBA hopefuls that Clear Admit can help with the final hurdle to acceptance: the interview. The Clear Admit Interview Archive is a repository of first-hand accounts shared directly by MBA applicants after they have interviewed with one or more of their... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 31, 2019 by

Top Stanford GSB MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

As reports of Stanford GSB interview invitations continue on LiveWire, we’re taking the opportunity to round up useful advice from the Clear Admit Interview Guide, as passed on by interviewed candidates themselves. Before we dig into the key takeaways from prior lucky invitees, here are a few basics about the structure of... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2019 by

Tuck School of Business to Host Free Webinar on November 5th – “What Makes Tuck Distinct”

Join Amy Mitson, the Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Marketing, from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and discover what makes Tuck distinct. Clear Admit and Tuck will host this free webinar, that takes attendees on an insider look at some of the major advantages that Tuck can offer... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 28, 2019 by

Waiting on an MBA Interview Invitation? Tune into Clear Admit’s LiveWire and MBA Chats

Since we know some of you may be waiting anxiously in the next few weeks for MBA interview invitations, we wanted to remind you about two key resources that can help you through this busy—and often stressful—time: MBA LiveWire: Live reports from real candidates throughout the admissions process. Find the profiles... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 16, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Post-Interview Protocol of Thank You Letters and Other Follow Up

To help applicants navigate the often stressful MBA interview process, we turn to post-interview protocol – e.g. the development and submission of a ‘thank you’ letter (or in the case of Harvard Business School, a post-interview reflection). Timing A ‘thank you’ note is an important follow up to the interview, and... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2019 by

Episode 28 Replay: How to Interview at Harvard Business School

It’s always tough to score an interview invitation to Harvard Business School, and even tougher to get through the MBA admissions interview! But fear not, Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, are here to help you prepare. Richmond has counseled hundreds of applicants along the way, read hundreds... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 14, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Interview Etiquette

As interview invites continue to roll out, and candidates prepare for their interviews, we wanted to continue our theme of providing interview advice and share a few very basic pointers on MBA interview etiquette. Though the content of your application materials and comments during the interview are of paramount importance, it’s... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: The Seven Hardest MBA Admissions Interview Questions—and How to Answer Them

We recently shared our list of the most commonly asked MBA admissions interview questions, along with extensive advice on how to approach such queries. In light of the popularity of that piece, we’ve decided to up the ante this time around and spend some time deconstructing the absolute worst, totally unfair,... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 7, 2019 by

Top HBS MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

We know that many of you Class of 2022 hopefuls are eagerly awaiting your interviews with the Harvard Business School (HBS) admissions committee. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the top interview tips from experienced candidates, as reported in the Clear Admit Interview Guide. You can thank us—and them—by... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 7, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: 5 MBA Interview Questions You Need to Ace (And How to Do So)

Interviews, interviews, interviews…they are the nerve-wracking post-essay hurdle to gaining admission to your dream school.  Reports of invitations from Harvard Business School, Duke Fuqua, Yale SOM and Columbia Business School have been rolling into MBA LiveWire, but are you still anxiously waiting to hear from your target business schools?  Or... Read more »

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