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Last Updated Aug 8, 2017 by

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If you’re planning to apply to business school this admissions cycle, look no further. We have the book for you!  To celebrate the one-year anniversary of its release, we’re giving you the must-read admissions book, Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions, for free! Just use coupon code CLEARFREE2017... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 7, 2017 by

Your Business School Application: Four Things to Do Right Now

Sponsored Content Congratulations on the decision to pursue a professional business degree! Are you wondering where to start? Applying to MBA and specialized master’s programs requires careful planning and preparation. Checking these first tasks off your list can help put you on the path to success. 1. Know your strengths.... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 7, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Deadlines

Anyone who’s familiar with the MBA application process knows that August moves forward at an accelerated pace, and come September, entire weeks seem to disappear. To help this year’s Round One applicants avoid the classic time crunch, today’s blog post offers some basic advice on how to approach the Round... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 31, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Off-Campus Information Sessions

If you’ve recently opened a calendar to plan the next few months only to realize that you can’t possibly fit in campus visits on top of a full-time job and essay writing, don’t worry! It’s true that traveling to a school’s campus is the ideal way to learn about an... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 13, 2017 by

Available Today: New 2017-2018 Fuqua, INSEAD, NYU Stern, Cornell, UCLA Anderson & UVA Darden School Guides

As promised, we are continuing to roll out our School Guides for your MBA application needs!  We are excited to announce that the latest editions of the Duke / Fuqua, INSEAD, NYU Stern, Cornell / Johnson, UCLA Anderson and UVA Darden School Guides are now available for immediate download in... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 3, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Visiting the B-School Campus

As many applicants are finding out at this time of year, conducting thorough research on MBA programs is an essential step in formulating a list of target schools and crafting convincing essays. Surfing the web and speaking with friends and mentors are great starting points in identifying programs of interest.... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 12, 2017 by

Clear Admit 2017-2018 School Snapshots Released!

Clear Admit is excited to announce the release of our 2017-2018 School Snapshots: FREE overviews of 47 of the world’s top MBA programs. These guides are designed to be your first step in learning about the schools and their student bodies as you decide where to apply for your MBA studies.... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 5, 2017 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 May 29, 2017 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 2017-18 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 »

Last Updated May 22, 2017 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 May 8, 2017 by

MBA Admissions Tip: Going Beyond School Websites

As the 2016-17 MBA application season draws to a close, we now turn our attention towards admissions advice for those targeting 2018 entrance to business school. To celebrate this move, we are hosting a series of 10 chats that will be hosted on alternating Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, beginning this... Read more »

Last Updated May 2, 2017 by

New Clear Admit Chat Series Offers Valuable Free Primer for the MBA Admissions Season

Note: You can join the chat in progress here https://www.clearadmit.com/chat/mba-admissions-series/ If you are planning to apply to business school in the coming year, listen up: We’re rolling out a brand-new series of 10 free expert-led chats that together offer a comprehensive overview of the steps successful applicants take in the MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.10.17

Welcome back to The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. This week a few more schools have their Round 3 deadlines,... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 23, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Round 1 Updates & Post-Trump Reflections

Welcome back! Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we see Round 1 & 2 updates as well as reflections on a world post-Brexit and Trump and more! This week we see a lot of updates... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 21, 2016 by

FREE Webinar: How to Determine and Develop a Winning Set of Career Goals

What are your short-term & long-term career goals? Before you answer this question in your business school application essays and even during your admissions interview, you should think long and hard about your post-MBA career goals. Taking the time to develop sound goals, will not only make you a better... Read more »

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