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Last Updated Oct 28, 2019 by

Waiting on an MBA Interview Invitation? Tune into Clear Admit’s LiveWire and MBA Chats

Since we know some of you may be waiting anxiously in the next few weeks for MBA interview invitations, we wanted to remind you about two key resources that can help you through this busy—and often stressful—time: MBA LiveWire: Live reports from real candidates throughout the admissions process. Find the profiles... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 28, 2019 by

Top Yale School of Management MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

If you’re among the many candidates in receipt of an interview invitation, you won’t want to miss what past candidates learned from their Yale SOM interview experiences. You can thank us—and them—by paying it forward and submitting reports of your own after you interview. Want to learn more? Check out Clear Admit’s... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 22, 2019 by

Submit a CBS, Darden, Emory, Fuqua, INSEAD, Kellogg, Kenan-Flagler or Tuck Interview Report – Receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card

If you’re interested in sharing your MBA interview experience, we are awarding a $10 Amazon gift certificate to each applicant who submits an MBA interview report for Columbia Business School, UVA / Darden, Emory Goizueta, Duke Fuqua, INSEAD, Northwestern / Kellogg, UNC Kenan-Flagler or Dartmouth Tuck by midnight EST on Friday, October... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2019 by

Episode 28 Replay: How to Interview at Harvard Business School

It’s always tough to score an interview invitation to Harvard Business School, and even tougher to get through the MBA admissions interview! But fear not, Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, are here to help you prepare. Richmond has counseled hundreds of applicants along the way, read hundreds... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2019 by

Updated for 2019-2020! Clear Admit Interview Guides and Bundle Pricing

Whether you’re flying to campus now for an applicant-initiated interview, or practicing til perfection while anticipating an invitation, don’t wait to download the Clear Admit Interview Guides to ace your MBA admissions interview. The Clear Admit Interview Guides include first-hand interview accounts submitted by real applicants over the years through our Interview Archive.  In addition... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: 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 unfair,... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 7, 2019 by

Top HBS MBA Interview Tips from Actual Interviewees

We know that many of you Class of 2022 hopefuls are eagerly awaiting your interviews with the Harvard Business School (HBS) admissions committee. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the top interview tips from experienced candidates, as reported in the Clear Admit Interview Guide. You can thank us—and them—by... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 7, 2019 by

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

Interviews, interviews, interviews…they are the nerve-wracking post-essay hurdle to gaining admission to your dream school.  Reports of invitations from Harvard Business School, Duke Fuqua, Yale SOM and Columbia Business School have been rolling into MBA LiveWire, but are you still anxiously waiting to hear from your target business schools?  Or... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 2, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part IV

The following is the final part of our four-part interview series. 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 series, we’re going to take a closer look at a few... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2019 by

Applying to Harvard Business School? Join the HBS Chat Room Now

The day has come! Harvard Business School is releasing its interview invitations today, October 1st at Noon Eastern Time. Are you ready?  Join the conversation in the HBS Chat Room now. Also, be sure to share your updated status on MBA LiveWire. Here, you can also sort by HBS entries... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 30, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part III

In this, our third installment of our interview series, 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 series here: open interviews versus interview invites and blind interviews versus non-blind interviews. What Is... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 26, 2019 by

HBS MBA Interviews: When to Expect Round 1 Invitations

Harvard Business School has announced that Round 1 interview invitations will roll out on one day this year, instead of the typical two waves. The special date? Tuesday, October 1, noon Eastern Time. Based on the announcement in the Direct from the Director blog, Round 1 candidates may be invited to... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 26, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview – Part II

This is the second in a four-part series on the MBA admissions interview. You can 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. What’s this about blind versus non-blind interviews, you ask? Some schools believe strongly... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 23, 2019 by

Admissions Tip: Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part I

In this first part of a multi-part series, we’ll unpack the different types of interviews—open, invited, blind, non-blind, resume-based, behavioral-based, team-based, etc.  Along the way, we’ll offer some tips for how best to prepare for each and explore a few of the more interesting wrinkles in the world of MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 16, 2019 by

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, September 16-20, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Early Action and Round 1 MBA Deadlines  Monday, September 16, HEC / Paris has its September deadline. Tuesday, September 17, UPenn / Wharton has its Round... Read more »

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