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Keep up with the latest school facts and news from your fellow MBA applicants.


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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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report for Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, Darden, Johnson, or INSEAD and Receive a $10 Gift Card!

tellustuesdayWelcome back to Tell Us Tuesday, the column in which we highlight MBA interview reports that have been posted to our Interview Archive in the past week. Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

The following is an excerpt from a Duke Fuqua Interview Report that we received last week:

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Trivia Tuesday: Global Study at Tepper

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Hello again and welcome to this week’s Trivia Tuesday, in which we spotlight program elements that help distinguish the leading business schools from each other. Today we’re taking a look into the Clear Admit School Guide to the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University to share an excerpt about the MBA program’s opportunities for students interested in international study.

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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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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report for Ross, Fuqua, Booth, Kellogg, Stern, or Haas and Receive a $10 Gift Card!

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Welcome back to Tell Us Tuesday, the column in which we highlight MBA interview reports that have been posted to our Interview Archive in the past week. Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

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Trivia Tuesday: The Global Business Experience at UVA Darden

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Welcome back to Trivia Tuesday, in which we help applicants differentiate one leading MBA program from the next by highlighting the elements that set each one apart.  Today, we’re investigating the Global Business Experience program at The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, as detailed in the Clear Admit School Guide to Darden.

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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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Twitter Thursdays: News from MBA Programs

Welcome to another installment of Twitter Thursdays, in which we highlight some of the latest “tweets” from the top MBA programs on Twitter.  If you want to stay on top of our updates, special prizes, admissions tips and breaking news, be sure to check Clear Admit out on Twitter. We’ve also created several lists related to MBA admissions to ease your daily access to breaking news from the top MBA programs.

Berkeley’s b-school campus is set to expand and, Rich Lyons, the Dean of the Haas School of Business, shared a preview of the new North Academic Building.  Conrad Chua, the Head of Marketing and Admissions at Cambridge / Judge, congratulated Judge Admissions Officer, James Barker, on winning their Staff Recognition Award. The Dean of the Kellogg School of Management, Sally Blount, reflected on her teaching experience this past quarter. Meanwhile, the Senior Associate Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions at Michigan / Ross, Diana Economy, shared a timely post, “What the Ross Admissions Team is Thankful for.” Continue reading…

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Trivia Tuesday: Haas @ Work

haasWelcome back to Trivia Tuesday, in which we help applicants differentiate one leading MBA program from the next by highlighting the elements that set each one apart.  Today, we’re investigating the Haas @ Work program at The University of California Berkeley‘s Haas School of Business, as detailed in the Clear Admit School Guide to Haas.

“The Haas@Work program sends teams of UC Berkeley students out into the field to help large Bay Area corporations design and implement innovative solutions for their most pressing corporate issues, and more than 600 students have participated in the course to date. Recent clients have included Disney, Cisco Systems, Sun Power Corporation, Visa, Panasonic, Virgin America, Clorox and Wells Fargo, while the fall 2013 clients are HP and Del Monte.

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Tell Us Tuesday: Submit an Interview Report, Receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card

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Welcome back to Tell Us Tuesday, the column in which we highlight MBA interview reports that have been posted to our Interview Archive in the past week. Thanks to everyone who submitted an interview report!

This week, we received interview reports from UPenn / Wharton, UVA / Darden, Columbia, Harvard, Yale SOM, and MIT Sloan.  In special guest posts, Grant Me Admission shared his Kellogg and Dartmouth Tuck interviews, My Journey to Business School provided details of her UCLA Anderson interview, and Naija MBA Gal shared her Chicago Booth interview experience.

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Trivia Tuesday: Pre-Term at UCLA Anderson

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Welcome back to Trivia Tuesday, the weekly column where we highlight programs that distinguish top business schools from their peer institutions. This week, we take a look inside the Clear Admit School Guide to UCLA’s Anderson School of Management to learn more about the school’s pre-term program.

“Many schools offer pre-term and orientation programs for first-year students prior to the start of the academic year. While orientations are usually required three- or four-day programs focused on meeting classmates and becoming acclimated to the campus, pre-term programs include an academic component, which may be anything from placement exams to leadership seminars. Orientations are always mandatory, though pre-term programs may be optional, depending on the nature of the activities taking place.

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