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Last Updated Jul 31, 2020 by

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 27-31, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 23, 2020 by

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, and recommendation questions from the week of July 20-24, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2020 by

Friday Refresh: New and Updated Resources, July Roundup

Welcome to Friday Refresh, a weekly roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, deadlines, admissions news and recommendation questions from the month of July. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2020 by

Press Play: Enjoy Video Content From MBATUBE

If you’ve been spending time on our school profile pages lately, you might have noticed new video content! Clear Admit is excited to announce a special partnership with MBATUBE, the official video portal for MBA education. to increase the breadth of our MBA admissions related content and share in MBATUBE’s... Read more »

Last Updated May 1, 2020 by

Incoming MBAs – ExperienceBain This Summer

We know these may be uncertain times for everyone, but that hasn’t changed Bain & Company’s commitment to connecting with the best and brightest MBA talent from around the world. This summer, Bain is launching a fully virtual ExperienceBain to help you put your best foot forward at school and... 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 Feb 28, 2020 by

Coronavirus Concerns Disrupt MBA Admissions Interviews, Testing and More

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaches over 80,000 globally, mounting concerns have disrupted normal operations of MBA admissions testing, interviews and events. Entrance Exam Sessions Suspended GMAT, GRE, IELTS, and TOEFL testing in mainland China has been pushed back further to the end of March. On its official... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 26, 2020 by

Wharton School Announces New Dean, Erika H. James

Erika H. James will begin her tenure as the newest dean of The Wharton School on July 1, 2020.  She is the first woman and person of color to lead the school in its 139-year history.  James, former dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, succeeds Geoff Garrett, who plans... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 4, 2020 by

New Features! Like & Sort More on the Clear Admit Wires

We love seeing the lively community on Clear Admit, and are excited to highlight some new added features to MBA ApplyWire, MBA LiveWire and MBA DecisionWire to make these admissions tools more engaging and useful for top-tier MBA candidates. For anyone unfamiliar with the “Wires,” MBA hopefuls can share their... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 27, 2019 by

10% of Full-Time MBAs Got Low-Rate Student Loans from LeverEdge

Many 2020 presidential candidates have made student debt a major talking point—and for good reason. According to Forbes, 45 million Americans currently owe over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. In the realm of business school, Bloomberg Businessweek notes that nearly 30 percent of MBA students at top MBA programs... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 20, 2019 by

Beyond the Bio Podcast by Bain & Company

Sponsored Content Bain & Company is one of the most highly regarded firms in the management consulting industry. One of the “Big Three,” Bain provides services to organizations around the world and across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. With an annual revenue of $4.3 billion, Bain commands by far... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: INSEAD to Open First North American Hub, Rice Jones Hosts 20th Women in Leadership Conference, and more from Carnegie Mellon Tepper, Georgetown McDonough, and UCLA Anderson

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In your MBA News You Need digest for the week of December 16th, INSEAD plans to open a San Francisco location in February 2020, Rice Jones hosts a Women... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2019 by

Texas McCombs Hosts Annual Women’s Weekend for MBA Students

The Texas MBA program at the McCombs School of Business in Austin hosted 55 MBA students along with alumni and faculty for their annual Women’s Weekend. The event seeks to support the empowerment of women in business, and as current student, Jessica Reese-White MBA ’21, said, it really gives a... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 7, 2019 by

Recent MBA Application Volume Declines at Top Schools Present an Opportunity for Applicants

As reported in The Wall Street Journal last month, even the leading U.S. MBA programs are seeing a decrease in applications to their full-time MBA programs. Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and MIT Sloan all saw five percent to seven percent drops in their MBA application volume... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 9, 2019 by

Episode 39: 5 Key GMAT Tips As You Approach Test Day

Before taking on the dreaded GMAT, what are the most important tips you’ll need to remember? One of the world’s few owners of both a 99th percentile GMAT score and an NBA championship ring, Brian Galvin, Veritas Prep’s Director of Academic Programs, would gladly help Charles Barkley (but not Karl... Read more »

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