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Emory Goizueta MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I just had my interview. I feel really good about it. My adcom made it comfortable and conversational. It was about getting to know me. Very straightforward. They weren’t trying to trick me or quiz me. 1. Why MBA? 2. Why now? 3. Why Goizueta? 4. Walk me through your... Read more »

HBS Announces Timing of Interview Invitations for Round 2

If you applied to Harvard Business School in Round 2, get ready for some big application news from the school on Wednesday, February 1st at noon ET. In a post to the Direct from the Director’s blog, the school shared the following details: “Next week, on Wednesday, February 1 at 12:00 noon... Read more »

Texas McCombs MBA Employment Report: Class of 2022 Scores Highest Average Base Salary in School History

The University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business has released its 2022 MBA employment report. Of the 241 graduates of the Class of 2021, 211 sought employment. Ninety percent received job offers by graduation and that number increased to 95.3 percent within three months of graduation. Those seeking employment... Read more »

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Consortium applicant. Tuck Admissions Associate (2nd-year student) showed up on the call very promptly. She introduced herself and ran through the interview format. She mentioned that it’s okay if I didn’t have an answer to any behavioral question to ask for another question. Questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself.... Read more »

UCI Merage MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Walk me through your resume. 2. ST goal (specific company/position) & Plan B. 3. Why Merage & what other schools? 4. TMAT working with difficult people. 4. TMAT receiving feedback & how you dealt with it.

Emory Goizueta MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I obtained an interview from Emory a week after the Round 2 application deadline. I had a virtual interview with and Admissions Advisor. She was extremely kind and the interview was very professional and conversational. It was a blind interview and resume based. Asked my background, walk through my background.... Read more »

Real Humans of UVA Darden’s MBA Class of 2024

Get to know some new members of the UVA Darden MBA Class of 2024 in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 348 students matriculated into the Darden MBA program in the fall of 2022. Thirty-seven percent are women and 43 percent are international. Twenty percent of domestic students identify as U.S. minorities.... Read more »

SMU Cox MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Why did you choose your undergrad major and school? 2. Walk me through how you ended up at your current role. 3. What’s one of the most difficult things about your job? 4. When did you decide to get an MBA? Why? 5. What are your post-MBA goals? Will... Read more »

UVA Darden MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Very conversational and easy-going interview, lasted about 1hr. My interviewer laid out the structure for me in the beginning to give me an overview. 1. Tell me about yourself (very open-ended, I talked for about 15ish minutes and combined the why MBA into this question). 2. TMAT you worked with... Read more »

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

It was a pretty chill interview: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why an MBA now? 3. What are your short-term goals? 4. Tell me about a time you made a mistake. 5. What is a common misconception about you? 6. What value will you bring to Vanderbilt and... Read more »

Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Cost of MBA Programs in Europe

How much does an MBA in Europe cost? The cost of an MBA does not just include tuition. MBA candidates should also plan for living expenses, including room and board, transportation, meals, health insurance and other personal costs. Some programs also have mandatory fees and require funds for activities and... Read more »

MBA Wire Taps 272—Cybersecurity candidate, needs to ace GMAT. Online gaming interest, 760 GMAT. Wharton vs Columbia, for tech in NYC

WireTaps kicks off this week with a timely discussion about the importance of interview preparation for those candidates entering that phase of the MBA admissions cycle (this included a conversation about Clear Admit’s free Interview Archive: https://www.clearadmit.com/category/interview-reports/).  Graham then highlighted the employment reports recently published for Stanford and Cornell /... Read more »

Dartmouth Tuck to offer GMAT Waiver for Round Three Applicants Affected by Layoffs

With all of the changes in the labor market – especially in the tech sector – many business schools have made adjustments to their late round application process to provide a pathway forward for individuals affected by the rounds of layoffs. The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College is... Read more »

Interview Report Round-Up: CMU Tepper, Texas McCombs, UCLA Anderson, Yale SOM

In this week’s Interview Report Roundup, we’re highlighting MBA admissions interview reports that CMU Tepper, Texas McCombs, UCLA Anderson and Yale SOM applicants have recently shared to the Clear Admit Interview Archive. A couple of Yale MBA applicants shared their on-campus interviews: Meanwhile, an MBA hopeful who completed the Texas... Read more »

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Earns Third Term

The Tuck School of Business has announced that Dean Matthew J. Slaughter has been appointed to serve a third four-year term as the Paul Danos Dean of Tuck, running through June of 2027. This move comes as no surprise, given Slaughter’s notable accomplishments and popularity over the course of his... Read more »

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