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Last Updated Mar 18, 2019 by

Episode 33: Keith Bevans of Bain & Company Discusses Consulting, Recruiting and More

Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe.  Our guest today, Keith Bevans, is a partner in Bain & Company’s Chicago office and also heads Bain’s global consultant... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 32: Key Takeaways from the U.S. News 2020 MBA Ranking

The 2020 rankings of full-time MBA programs are out from U.S. News & World Report, and our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, have once again been kind enough to help make sense of them. Before they dig into the rankings, here’s a quick rundown of this year’s top 10,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 4, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 31: Waitlisted in R1? It’s Not Too Late to Increase Your Odds of Getting In

Unlike the black and white decisions some candidates have received in recent weeks—the coveted acceptances and the less popular rejections—we know many of you find yourselves in a murky gray area called the waitlist.  It may not feel like there’s much time left to change your fate in Round 1,... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 25, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 30: Admissions Q&A with Wharton Lauder’s Kara Keenan Sweeney

Do you have your sights set on a career in international business?  Do you want to polish your language skills and spend your MBA experience immersed in other cultures?  Wharton offers a joint-degree program—the MBA with an MA in International Studies—with Penn’s Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 18, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 29: Wharton Team-Based Discussions (TBD)

In this episode, your hosts Alex Brown and Graham Richmond break down Wharton’s group interview – the ‘Team Based Discussion’ (TBD) – and offer a wealth of tips and background to help applicants ace their Wharton admissions interview. Ranging from the history and purpose of the TBD to the specifics... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 5, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 28: How to Interview at Harvard Business School

Were you lucky enough to receive an interview invitation to Harvard Business School?  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 of HBS interview reports, and even been through the HBS interview process... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 9, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 27: MBA Rankings 2.0

What is the #1 business school in the world?  It depends on who you ask. Bloomberg Businessweek and the Financial Times determined it’s Stanford GSB.  U.S. News and World Report yielded a tie between Harvard Business School and Chicago Booth.  Forbes’ methodology resulted in Penn’s The Wharton School topping the list. And these... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 28, 2018 by

Two Podcasts to Help You Triumph in Round 2

With Round 2 deadlines looming, we know many of you are hard at work crafting essays, filling out data forms, and perfecting your resumes. Clear Admit is here to help with a couple of key podcasts that will help you get your MBA applications across the finish line. Be sure... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 11, 2018 by

Podcast Episode 26: Round One and Done?

Did you make it through Round 1? First, congratulations! But next, where did you end up and where do you want to go from here? Whether you’re dealing with lots of dings or have the luxury of choosing where to attend, or if you received a few acceptances, but think... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 10, 2018 by

Navigating the MBA Waitlist: A Clear Admit MBA Podcast Replay

With Round 1 MBA decisions rolling out, we’re revisiting a timely episode in the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast series: Navigating the MBA Waitlist. Unlike the black and white decisions some candidates have received in recent weeks—the coveted acceptances and the less popular rejections—we know many of you find yourselves in... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 22, 2018 by

Podcast Replay: HBS Admissions Director, Chad Losee

Looking for a break from the Thanksgiving holiday hubbub?  Grab your headphones and find a quiet spot to tune into our MBA podcast that could help you get into Harvard: HBS Admissions Director Chad Losee Dishes on the MBA Interview, Essays, Financial Aid, and More We wish you a happy... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 20, 2018 by

Podcast Episode 25: 8 Tips You Need to Succeed in Round 2

Many MBA hopefuls may see Round 2 deadlines looming in the distance, but, based on what goes into applying to business school, those deadlines are closer than they appear.  Whether you’re just kicking off your MBA applications or have some experience knowledge from Round 1, our podcast this week will... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 6, 2018 by

Skype or Video MBA Admissions Interview in Your Future? Catch Today’s Podcast RePLAY

MBA interview season continues to chug along here in Round 1—with applicants to MIT Sloan School of Management and Duke’s Fuqua School among those hoping to receive invitations to interview this week. Already this fall we have aired several new episodes of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast that drill... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2018 by

Episode 24: 7 Hardest MBA Admissions Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Clear Admit’s Alex Brown offers a closer look at some of the toughest interview questions MBA applicants stand to face as part of the admissions process at leading schools. Brown, who worked for several years as part of the admissions team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, is also... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2018 by

Episode 23: 5 Most Common MBA Interview Questions You Need to Ace

Many Round 1 MBA applicants find themselves in the thick of interview invitations right now. In case there’s any doubt, that’s a terrific place to be! Some schools do feature applicant-initiated interviews, but at the vast majority of top schools, receiving an invitation to interview means you’ve made an important... Read more »

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