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Last Updated Sep 25, 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. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic Analysis. Click for our advice: Columbia Business... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 21, 2020 by

USC MBA Class Profile: Domestic Diversity in the Marshall Class of 2022

The USC Marshall School of Business full-time MBA Class of 2022 profile is an example of how the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are not always apparent on the surface. While this year’s incoming students numbered 217—nearly identical to the 2019 class size—the student demographics are far different. Here are... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2020 by

MIT Sloan Waives Standardized Testing for 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle

MIT’s Sloan School of Management has opted to waive the GMAT and GRE requirement for the 2020-2021 MBA admissions cycle. While the school maintains that standardized tests are important to the evaluation process, the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic are too numerous and widespread to justify the requirement... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 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. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic Analysis. The following schools have deadlines coming... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 15, 2020 by

UC Berkeley MBA Class Profile 2022: A Cultivated Mix of Backgrounds and Aspirations

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Class of 2022 officially kicked off the fall semester on August 24th, 2020. This year’s incoming UC Berkeley MBA class profile reveals students coming from a wide array of professional and academic backgrounds. Here are some key elements of the profile: UC Berkeley MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2020 by

NYU MBA Class Profile: Academic Achievement Highs for the Stern Class of 2022

We continue our round-up of the characteristics and highlights of new MBA classes, this time at the NYU Stern School of Business. NYU’s MBA class profile for Stern students includes some record-breaking academic highlights for the school, despite the entering class being around 10 percent smaller than usual. Here are... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 11, 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. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic Analysis. The following schools have deadlines coming... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 10, 2020 by

HBS Class Profile: A New Way of Looking at Harvard’s MBA Class of 2022

Harvard Business School released its profile of the Class of 2022, one which is noticeably smaller than previous years. The HBS class profile statistics represent the 732 students that were admitted and also chose to enter in the Fall of 2020 rather than take a deferral, which was offered in... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 8, 2020 by

Wharton MBA Class Profile: The Class of 2022 Takes Shape Amid COVID-19

The Wharton School has released its MBA Class of 2022 profile. This year, the 916-member class is one of the largest in school history and came from the largest pool of applicants in a decade. Thanks in part to extended deadlines and relaxed testing requirements in the wake of the... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 4, 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 August 31 to September 4, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 3, 2020 by

Applicant Insights Workshop: Recap & Video

Clear Admit recently completed both sessions of our Applicant Insight Essay Workshop Series, featuring eight of the world’s top business schools, including Chicago Booth, Columbia Business School, the Duke Fuqua School of Business, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, the Wharton School, U. Texas Austin McCombs, and Yale School of Management. During... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 28, 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 August 24-28, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 25, 2020 by

You’re Invited to Clear Admit’s Application Insight Virtual Event – Essays

Clear Admit is giving you behind-the-scenes access to the top MBA programs you desire – specifically regarding tips on the admissions process – with some key advice directly from their admissions teams. Our first workshop will be all about Essays! This workshop will be offered on one final date –... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 21, 2020 by

Wharton MBA Program Shifts from Hybrid Model to Mostly Remote Learning for Fall 2020

In light of recent surges in Covid-19 cases in Philadelphia and around the U.S., the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School announced on Friday, July 31st, that the planned hybrid models in place since June were no longer viable. Instead, the fall semester will be conducted remotely, with a... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 21, 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 August 17-21, 2020. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in... Read more »

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