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Last Updated Sep 20, 2017 by

Choosing the Best Business School for Consulting

If you are a prospective MBA applicant looking to business school as a way to enter or accelerate your career in the consulting industry, you are certainly not alone. According to the 2017 Prospective Student Survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), consulting is once again the most sought-after... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 5, 2017 by

HBS Admissions Director Offers Advice to Round 1 Applicants

HBS Managing Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Chad Losee A couple of weeks ago, with the September 6th Round 1 application deadline for Harvard Business School (HBS) drawing near, Chad Losee, managing director of admissions and financial aid, took to his Direct from the Directors Blog to provide a few bits of... 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

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 05.08.17

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 number of leading schools are scheduled to release their... 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 24, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.24.17

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 is a quiet week, as many top schools are busy... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2017 by

Quiz: Which Business School Are You?

Have you spent hours poring over  b-school websites, Clear Admit guides, MBA LiveWire, and MBA DecisionWire? Have you asked alumni from different schools for advice and talked with admissions officers? Are you just beginning to consider whether business school might be right for you, and which school to choose? Do your... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2017 by

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Chicago Booth, Northwestern / Kellogg or UPenn / Wharton for Finance

In this week’s MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which pulls the admissions results of students and alumni as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we round up responses to a candidate considering Northwestern / Kellogg with a scholarship, Chicago Booth or The Wharton School for finance. While the F.C. Austin scholarship from Kellogg... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 17, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Welcome Weekends

It’s April, which means that the majority of leading programs will be hosting business school welcome weekends for those candidates that they have admitted during their first two admissions rounds. These “sell” weekends are very important for the schools as part of their push to encourage those that they have admitted... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 3, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 04.03.17

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 MIT Sloan is among the few schools to release... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 27, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 03.27.17

Welcome 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 the busy season continues for decision releases from the January... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2017 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions: 03.13.17

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 is the beginning of a busy season of application... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 25, 2017 by

HBS Round 2 Interviews Are Almost Here

As 12 p.m. Eastern time steadily approaches, the waning moments of anxiety and anticipation for Round Two interview invites to Harvard Business School are reaching a boiling point. Earlier this week, HBS Managing Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Chad Losee sent out a reminder to all applicants over at... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2017 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Welcome Weekend & Recommendations

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. Now that most of the Round 2 deadlines for the schools that we cover have passed, the blogosphere is admittedly a bit quiet. However, we were able to find some timely... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2016 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 12.19.16

Welcome 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 will be relatively quiet, as we head into the holidays... Read more »

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