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Fridays from the Frontline

Keep abreast of the latest happenings in the business school blogosphere! This weekly column summarizes recent posts from MBA student and applicant blogs.


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Fridays From the Frontline: Reflections

reflectionsWelcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere.  This week, applicants and current students took time to reflect on the application process and events and programs in their lives.  Continue reading…

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Fridays From the Frontline: Life As Usual

sunriseWelcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, the column in which we summarize happenings in the business school blogosphere. This week, current students are enjoying life in business school, while applicants have been quiet after the Round 1 decision announcements and the Round 2 deadlines.  Continue reading…

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Fridays from the Frontline: the Waiting Game

waitingWelcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere.  This week marked the passing of many round-two application deadlines, and the beginning of a long period of anticipation for numerous business-school applicants.

Naija MBA Gal gives us her thoughts on waitlisting and what her strategies are for improving her chances as she awaits a decision, while Grant Me Admission muses on the reasons he was rejected and his strategies for applying again, in an interview that was picked up by Fortune Magazine.  As she waits for the next GMAT testing date Blackgirlmbaoncampus starts another round of studying to improve her score, and reviews her visit to the Paris campus of INSEAD. Continue reading…

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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report for Columbia, Stern, Ross, INSEAD, LBS, or Johnson and Receive a $10 Gift Card

tellusIf you’re interested in sharing your interview experience, we’ll be awarding a $10 Amazon gift certificate to each applicant who submits an interview report for Columbia Business School, Cornell / Johnson, INSEAD, NYU / Stern, London Business School, or Michigan / Ross through 5pm EST next Tuesday, January 20!  We will send gift cards by e-mail. Each person can only receive one gift card.

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Fridays From the Frontline: Decisions, Decisions

decisionsWelcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, the column in which we summarize the past week’s business school blogosphere happenings. This week, the MBA applicant bloggers who received acceptances are trying to decide where to go to school, while the MBA current student and program bloggers are setting their new year’s resolutions.

MBA applicant (and admit!) bloggers have faced several different decisions in the last week. GrantMeAdmission decided to apply for the Riordan MBA Fellows Program, while MBA on my Mind resolved to apply to top MBA programs during the 2015 admissions cycle. Under Prescription is trying to choose between MIT Sloan and Dartmouth. PullingthatMBAtrigger has finished her round 2 applications.

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Fridays from the Frontline: Congratulations

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Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summary of happenings in the business school blogosphere. This week, Round 1 decisions came out, and several bloggers got fantastic news! We here at Clear Admit would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to everyone who was admitted this week!

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Fridays from the Frontline: Beginnings and Endings

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Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of goings-on in the business school blogosphere. This week is a week of beginnings and endings, as some applicants work on their final list of schools and begin the application process, while others are anxiously waiting for news from their top choice schools.

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Fridays from the Frontline: Resources for Applicants

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Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summation of happenings in the business school blogosphere. As applicants begin working on their Round 2 applications in earnest, MBA applicant bloggers are sharing several resources for other applicants. Current students are reflecting on their MBA experiences so far and turning their attention to another application process: the job search.

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Fridays from the Frontline: Steps

Welcome back to Fridays from the Frontline, our weekly summary of news and happenings from the business school blogosphere. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the author of The Little Prince, once said “What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.” In the world of business school, current applicants are taking steps forward in their application process, while current students take steps through their business school life. 

MBA applicants are currently consumed with planning their next steps. PullingthatMBAtrigger has put together her final school list for round 2. MBA Black Girl on Campus is using her “All Things MBA” spreadsheet to plan her application, and My Life of Bliss examines her pre-MBA profile as she prepares to apply to MBA programs.  While some applicants are preparing for their next set of applications, others are finishing round 1 interviews and waiting to hear back from their round 1 choices. TopDogMBA is consumed with interview prep for MIT Sloan and Wharton.  Naija MBA Gal is staying away from the business school applicant forums until she receives interview news from Stanford. My Journey to Business School shares a summary of her UCLA interview for other Anderson hopefuls, and Under Prescription summarizes his interviews with Tuck and MIT Sloan.

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Fridays from the Frontline: Interview Invitations, Interview Reports

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Welcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s weekly summary of the business school blogosphere. This week, current applicants are talking about their interview invites and experiences, and current students are talking about what they’ve learned—inside and outside of business school.

This week, MBA applicants have provided a treasure trove of interview reports in their blog posts. Naija MBA Gal describes her recent interview at Booth —she’s excited because she feels that it went well. GrantMeAdmission discusses his interview with Kellogg and Scott Duncan talks about his interview at MIT Sloan. The Engineer MBA describes interviewing at HBS, and exploring MIT Sloan’s campus in horrible weather. TopDogMBA recently received interview invites from MIT Sloan and Wharton.

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Fridays from the Frontline: Anticipation, Excitement, and Heartbreak

excitementWelcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s weekly summation of posts from business school applicants and students. This week, some applicants are beginning to receive admissions decisions, while others have just finished their interviews and are eagerly waiting for news. Current business school students are excited to discuss the opportunities they’re encountering in business school.

Among current applicants, Ellie from Coffee Beans and Tea Leaves just received word that she was admitted early decision to Fuqua! Unfortunately, Pullingthatmbatrigger received word that she had been dinged from Fuqua after interviewing at the school—she’s still waiting to hear back from Yale SOM.

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