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Real Humans of Bain & Co.: Matthew Michaelides, INSEAD MBA ‘J21, Consultant

Join Matthew Michaeledes on his path to becoming a consultant at Bain & Co., as he shares his journey to and through the dynamic MBA program at INSEAD. Matthew also offers insights into how business school prepared him for his career, and what made his MBA experience so special in... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg Receives $2M Gift for Sustainable Finance

A joint $2 million gift establishes the Thomas K. Montag Sustainable Finance Fellowship Fund in Sustainable Finance at Northwestern Kellogg. In addition to programming such as conferences, panels and research, the fellowship is designed to bring sustainable finance leaders to engage with Kellogg students and faculty. The field of sustainable finance... Read more »

Real Humans of McKinsey: Symone Williams, Cornell Johnson MBA ’19, Engagement Manager

In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, Symone Williams, Cornell Johnson MBA ’19, illuminates how business school prepared her for an exciting and fast-paced career in consulting. Read on for her story about joining McKinsey & Company and her advice for current MBA students. Symone Williams, Cornell Johnson MBA ’19,... Read more »

Wire Taps 237—Strong international experience, is it enough? Government candidate from Canada. Military candidate with outstanding numbers

This week’s podcast kicks off with a discussion about updates for the new application cycle, as leading MBA programs have started releasing their new admissions deadlines and updated essays questions. Speaking of b-school essays, Graham reminded listeners of the upcoming MBA essay workshops – scheduled for July – signups are here:... Read more »

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines

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 and deadlines released the week of June 6th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic Analysis.... Read more »

Real Humans of McKinsey & Company: Dushyanth Nutulapati, Michigan Ross MBA ’21, Associate

From Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Dallas, Texas, Dushyanth Nutulapati walks us through his journey from MBA student at Michigan Ross to associate at McKinsey & Co. in this edition of Real Humans: Alumni. Read on to learn more about Dushyanth’s fascinating story and his advice to current MBA students. Dushyanth Nutulapati,... Read more »

Real Humans of Amazon: Clemente Reyes-Retana, CBS MBA ’19, Sr. Product Manager – Technical, Financial Technology

Clemente Reyes-Retana sought a mix of tech and finance in his MBA program, hence he chose Columbia Business School to propel his career into the tech industry at Amazon. Read on for his story, as he shares insights into the interview process at Amazon, advice for MBA candidates and more... Read more »

Wire Taps 236—Central Asian candidate with manufacturing experience. Super numbers, going fast! First-gen female candidate, worried about the GMAT.

Alex and Graham are back with another episode of WireTaps, kicking off this week’s show with a discussion of the recent roll-out of several Clear Admit ‘essay topic analyses’ (which we prepare each season), as the likes of Tuck, Darden, HBS, CBS, and more have published their topics for 2022-23. ... Read more »

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines

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 and deadlines released the week of May 30th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our Essay Topic... Read more »

Real Humans of BCG: Matt Leung, Northwestern Kellogg MBA ’21, Consultant

Looking to expand his horizons beyond healthcare, Matt Leung, Northwestern Kellogg MBA ’21, set his sights on b-school to cover more industry ground as a consultant. Read on for his story about what he learned at Kellogg, the process of joining BCG and more in this Real Humans: Alumni. Matt... Read more »

Real Humans of Amazon: Tonka Lange, INSEAD MBA ’20J, Senior Financial Analyst

It takes more than a stalwart delivery person and miles of cardboard to keep Amazon running seamlessly. Behind the scenes, people like Tonka Lange, INSEAD MBA ’20J, keep the financial wheels turning. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, Tonka shares how the the program enhanced her career and what... Read more »

Clear Admit Reviews and Ratings: Share Your Thoughts!

Greetings Clear Admit community members!  We would like to call your attention to a simple form that allows us to gather ratings and reviews for Clear Admit. These ratings and reviews will be used to help others know what they can expect when they join the Clear Admit community. Please... Read more »

What Are M7 Business Schools?

In U.S. graduate management education, the M7 business schools are considered to be the seven best in the space. They offer elite MBA programs and are known for their highly selective admissions processes—it’s no wonder the “M” stands for “magnificent.” Which Business Schools Comprise the M7? The schools that make... Read more »

Real Humans of Morgan Stanley: Avery Adams, Cornell Johnson MBA ’20, Technology Investment Banking Associate

Investment banking is a popular career path for MBA candidates and in this Real Humans: Alumni, Avery Adams, Cornell Johnson MBA ’20, illuminates how business school prepared her to join a leader in the industry, Morgan Stanley. Read on for her insights into Cornell Johnson’s useful offerings as well as... Read more »

Wire Taps 235—Promising MBA candidate, unknown additional activities. Unconventional candidate, with weaker numbers. 730 GMAT, should they retake?

Happy Memorial Day! This week’s podcast kicks off with some discussion of the latest wait list movements and anticipation of more activity over the next couple of weeks. Graham then discussed the Application Overview Workshops that have now concluded and previewed Clear Admit’s July webinar series, which will be focused... Read more »

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