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Last Updated Jan 12, 2021 by

MBA Admissions Tips & Advice from HEC Paris MBA Director & Star Applicant

Sponsored Content  Two women very familiar with what it takes to be successful in MBA admissions, particularly at HEC Paris, offer advice on each stage of the admissions process at the leading program. The HEC Paris MBA Director of Marketing, Sara Vanos, and a star MBA applicant, Kendra Bills, share... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2020 by

Wharton’s Team Based Discussion Interview Prompt 2020-2021

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania is now interviewing applicants for the Class of 2023.  As many of our readers know, Wharton’s interview process centers on a ‘team-based discussion’ (TBD), during which a small group of 5-6 prospective students are brought together to present their thoughts on an... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 28, 2020 by

Clear Admit’s Essay Insight Virtual Events Are Back!

Back by popular demand! We’re pleased to announce two more dates in our Application Insights Event Series, giving you direct access to – and advice from – decision-makers at leading MBA programs. These essay-focused workshop events will be offered on two dates – November 11th & November 18th – with... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 25, 2020 by

You’re Invited to Clear Admit’s Application Insight Virtual Event – Essays

Clear Admit is giving you behind-the-scenes access to the top MBA programs you desire – specifically regarding tips on the admissions process – with some key advice directly from their admissions teams. Our first workshop will be all about Essays! This workshop will be offered on one final date –... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 2, 2020 by

You’re Invited to Clear Admit’s MBA Admissions Academy

Calling all business school applicants targeting Fall 2021: We’re launching a webinar series this summer – the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Academy – and you’re invited! Your dedicated admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, will be hosting a series of six webinars to teach you everything you’ll need to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 23, 2020 by

School Selection During a Pandemic – Free Webinar for Admitted Students

Clear Admit will be hosting a FREE webinar for admitted business school candidates on Friday, May 1st at 12pm ET. Admitted Students Survey Sample While the 2019-20 MBA admissions season began with bright dreams and clear plans, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced fear and uncertainty. Our admissions experts, Graham Richmond... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 6, 2020 by

Who Gets in from Round 3? Tips from Our Chat with Duke Fuqua Admissions

The Duke Fuqua School of Business admissions team recently hosted a chat on Clear Admit about all things Round 3.  Read on for admissions advice, tips and more from Allison Jamison, the assistant dean of admissions; Meghan Pollard, Sr. associate director of admissions; Morgan Griffin, assistant director of admissions; and... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 19, 2020 by

Episode 83: Application Strategies – Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs

The list of requirements for MBA admissions can be extensive—test scores, recommendations, essays and, of course, work experience.  College seniors and graduate students may be well on their way to checking off all the boxes for an application to business school, but missing that final piece of full-time professional work... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 14, 2020 by

Live Chat with Duke Fuqua AdCom: Who Gets in from Round 3

The conventional wisdom is that by March, most of the available seats in the incoming MBA class have been filled by R1 and R2 applicants, so it’s best to wait for the following fall to apply. Is applying in Round 3 worthwhile? Don’t despair! Our friends at Duke Fuqua are... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 25, 2019 by

21 Days to Go: NYU Stern Round 3 MBA Deadline

Attention all applicants, the NYU Stern Round 3 deadline of January 15, 2020 is just 21 days away! All application materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day of the deadline. Need help with your NYU MBA application? Clear Admit has all the news, resources, and advice to... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 3, 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 Dec 2, 2019 by

MBA Admissions Tip: Five Tips for Making the Best of the Waitlist

For better or for worse, waitlisting is rather popular with top schools in the first round of admissions. As such, this admissions tip offers guidance for candidates who find themselves placed on a waitlist. Before we get to that, let’s look first at why schools use a waitlist. Why Schools Use... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 27, 2019 by

Episode 25 Replay: 8 Tips You Need to Succeed in Round 2

The wave of Round 2 deadlines may look like it’s on the horizon, but, based on what goes into applying to business school, those deadlines are closer than they appear.  Whether you’re just kicking off your MBA applications or have some experience knowledge from Round 1, this podcast episode will... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 25, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Managing the Many Round 2 MBA Deadlines

Anyone who’s familiar with the MBA application process knows that December moves forward at an accelerated pace, mixing work with holidays and application preparation. Come the New Year, Round 2 application deadlines come swiftly. To help this year’s Round 2 applicants avoid the classic time crunch, today’s blog post offers... Read more »

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 »

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