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Last Updated Feb 26, 2018 by

Top MIT Sloan MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

Just as we rounded up interview advice for Harvard Business School hopefuls, we’re back now to assist candidates for MIT / Sloan’s Class of 2020. 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 Feb 23, 2018 by

Listening to LiveWire: Importance of the Interview

As MBA hopefuls endeavor to succeed in the admissions process, the pathway to an acceptance call or letter can be wrought with challenges. Clear Admit offers tools, such as MBA LiveWire, so community members can come together and ease each other’s way to business school. Today we’re taking a closer... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 22, 2018 by

Why You Should Consider Yourself Lucky to Get to Write the MIT Sloan Pre-Interview Essay

Did you get invited to interview at MIT Sloan today? If so, a hearty congratulations. And if not—there’s still hope! Another batch of invites is slated to go out a week from today, on March 1st. In case you don’t know it already, for those of you who did or... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 20, 2018 by

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... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 19, 2018 by

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

The following is the final part of our four-part interview series, which we first published two years ago, and are reintroducing again  season. We’ve tackled open versus invitation-only, blind versus non-blind and the newer team-based discussion interview. MBA Admissions Interviews: What’s left to discuss? In this, our final post in our MBA admissions interview... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2018 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. Plus, there’s a surprise bonus for anyone who completes the quiz…

Last Updated Feb 12, 2018 by

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part III

In this, our third installment of our interview series, which we first launched two years ago and are reproducing for this season, we’ll take a closer look at one of the more recent interview permutations—the group interview or team-based discussion. You can view the first two parts of this interview... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 7, 2018 by

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

Interviews, interviews, interviews…it’s all anyone seems to be talking about these days, and with good reason. Harvard Business School, Michigan’s Ross School, Chicago Booth, NYU Stern, and UVA Darden are just some of the schools that have already or are in the process of sending out Round 2 interview invitations. Stanford GSB, MIT... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 5, 2018 by

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview – Part II

This is the second in a four-part series on the MBA admissions interview that we produced last season, and are releasing again for this season. In case you missed it, view Part I here.  Okay—now that you’re clear on open interviews and interviews by invitation, let’s get into some of the finer points.... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 30, 2018 by

Not-to-Miss Ross Interview Tips Straight from the Admissions Director

If you’ve gone to schedule an on-campus Round 2 interview at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business only to learn that all the slots are full, you’re not alone. Soojin Kwon, Ross managing director of full-time MBA admissions and program, shared these and other updates—as well as valuable... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 29, 2018 by

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview – Part I

With Harvard Business School (HBS) issuing its Round 1 interview invitations last week, the MBA admissions world is buzzing about one thing: INTERVIEWS. HBS, of course, is not alone. At Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, which features applicant-initiated interviews, hopeful candidates have been traipsing back and forth to Hanover already for several weeks. With... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 29, 2017 by

Admissions Director Q&A: Shelly Heinrich of Georgetown McDonough

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Shelly Heinrich, the interim associate dean of MBA admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She has capably stepped in to lead the team since Shari Hubert left to lead admissions at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business earlier this fall. With... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 13, 2017 by

A Comprehensive Set of MBA Interview Resources

As interview season kicks into high gear, for this week’s admissions tip we wanted to offer a comprehensive resource with all of our key interview tips. We begin with our four-part series that discusses the different types of interviews that MBA programs undertake. We then included our six tips for... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 2, 2017 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. Plus, there’s a surprise bonus for anyone who completes the quiz…

Last Updated Oct 30, 2017 by

Admissions Tip: Top 5 MBA Interview Questions

Interviews, interviews, interviews…it’s all anyone seems to be talking about these days, and with good reason. Wharton is scheduled to release its interview decisions tomorrow, Harvard Business School has already sent its invitations out, as have many other top schools. Instead of driving yourself crazy with worry, why not buckle down and perfect your... Read more »

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