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Last Updated Jul 12, 2021 by

Episode 171: Wire Taps—Is My Undergrad GPA Too Big of a Hurdle?

Graham and Alex are here for another podcast episode of Wire Taps to address all of your b-school admissions concerns. This week, application challenges run the gamut of MBA admissions—from academic history and showing impact at work to deciding which schools to target. Preview the profiles that Alex and Graham... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 5, 2021 by

Episode 170: Wire Taps—Pivoting Industries with the Help of an MBA

An MBA not only helps advance candidates on their current career paths, but also supports wholesale changes in industry and function. In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex advise three MBA applicants planning on pivoting—from corporate strategy to PE in the restaurant/hospitality domain, from oil &... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 28, 2021 by

Episode 169: Wire Taps—Help! I’m Off the Waitlist after Making Deposits at Another School

MBA applicants and candidates had a lot going on last week, based on entries in MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire. The first person featured in this week’s Wire Taps podcast has already financially committed to one program—only to be taken off the waitlist at another, higher ranking program!  Should they... Read more »

Last Updated May 24, 2021 by

Episode 163: Wire Taps—Government & Goals, Being All You Can Be, ‘Fostering’ the Right Environment

Tune into another informative podcast episode of Wire Taps with our resident experts, Graham and Alex!  After discussing the news of Rod Garcia’s retirement from MIT Sloan admissions, our hosts review an Indian applicant with a nontraditional government background who needs to hammer out some post-MBA details. Additionally, an Army... Read more »

Last Updated May 3, 2021 by

Episode 160: Wire Taps—ED or Not ED, That Is the Question

Graham and Alex deliver another podcast episode of Wire Taps, dishing out MBA application and admissions advice. This week, a military applicant who has made significant strides in maturity and time management wants to show the adcom he’s ready for business school life—even if his early undergraduate record suggests otherwise.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2021 by

Episode 159: Wire Taps—The “That Was Then, This Is Now” Strategy

In this week’s podcast episode of Wire Taps, Graham and Alex offer keen admissions advice to two new applicants and one candidate torn about school choice. First up, a U.S. Army officer with a poor academic background sought advice about targeting MBA programs for their pending return to civilian life... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2021 by

Episode 158: Wire Taps—The Final Decision Is Making Me Crazy!

Since Round 2 decisions have been delivered, many lucky accepted candidates are facing some tough decisions. Two such candidates turned to the Clear Admit community on DecisionWire for advice about their school choices. On this week’s WireTaps podcast, Graham and Alex weigh in on their questions, as the candidates wonder:... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2021 by

Episode 147: Wire Taps—Is It Crazy to Turn Down HBS?

As applicants and candidates alike make their way through Round 2, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, continue to share MBA admissions advice in our latest podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. The first... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 1, 2021 by

Episode 146: Wire Taps—MIT Sloan or Wharton for Tech?

Our resident admissions experts, Alex Brown and Graham Richmond, weigh in on MBA application strategies and school choices in our latest podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. The first applicant is in private equity: Another applicant... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2021 by

Episode 144: Wire Taps—CBS, Chicago Booth or Kellogg for Real Estate?

Join Alex Brown and Graham Richmond for another advice-filled podcast episode of Wire Taps. They share MBA admissions insights with a few atypical applicants and weigh in on school choice for real estate. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. A Navy... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 7, 2020 by

Episode 135: Wire Taps—Coming from the Military, Am I Targeting the Right Schools?

In this podcast episode of Wire Taps, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, discuss three MBA hopefuls trying to plan their application strategies. Preview the profiles from MBA ApplyWire below and then tune in to hear their advice. The first applicant is building a career in the military,... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 6, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: From the Coast Guard to Stern MBA

With Veterans Day coming up next week, we wanted to catch up with a military veteran turned MBA in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Read on for Kathleen Dillon’s fascinating journey from the Coast Guard to NYU Stern, and how the leading MBA program has supported her return... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 1, 2020 by

Episode 105: Wire Taps—From Real Estate to Finance, Due to COVID-19

Press play for another podcast episode of Wire Taps, which features advice from Clear Admit’s admissions experts. Graham Richmond and Alex Brown continue to provide feedback based on profiles shared in MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire. The first applicant profiled in the podcast is facing some professional hardship due to... Read more »

Last Updated May 20, 2020 by

Episode 103: From Military to MBA Featuring Service to School’s Anna Ivey

From boots to business, an MBA can make perfect sense for military members looking for the next step in their careers. Anna Ivey, Co-founder, Service to School In this podcast episode, special guest Anna Ivey joins Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond to discuss how to successfully transition from the military to... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: From Boots to Suits – How Tuck Supports Veterans in Transition

Transitioning from military to civilian life presents a unique set of challenges.  Add student life on top of that when pursuing an MBA.  Fortunately, programs such as Dartmouth Tuck offer services to support veterans through and beyond the related challenges. In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear... Read more »

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