Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions
Fourth Edition – 2021. Password-protected PDF (66 pages)
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Alex Brown—with his nearly 24 years of experience in the MBA admissions industry as an admissions officer, consultant, and teacher—knows how to get into the world’s top business schools.
After seven years as senior associate director of admissions at the Wharton School and another nine as an admissions consultant with Clear Admit, Brown has now written a book to serve as a concise, insightful guide for any applicant targeting top business school programs.
Becoming a Clear Admit: The Definitive Guide to MBA Admissions is a must-read for “non-traditional” and traditional candidates alike. For starters, it provides fascinating background, an in-depth overview of the MBA admissions process, and valuable context for other resources in the space.
After bringing readers up to speed on the “whys” of the admissions process, it quickly breaks down the all-important “how-tos” applicants need to know: How to identify the right MBA programs via its novel tiered ranking system, how to examine your key attributes and profile, how to optimize your applications with its personal inventory exercise, and how to prove to the admissions committee that you are ready for its top-tier business school.
“A fantastic holistic approach to the MBA application process that I wish I had access to before I applied. The book explains the overall structure and timeline of the process but also gets into little details that make an application stand out to an admissions committee.” MBA candidate, CBS ‘18