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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Choosing Between Schools

By - Feb 10, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

With the majority of schools having released their Round One decisions, many successful applicants will soon be facing the enviable – but often agonizing – decision of choosing between programs. Though we know that those of you in this...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Understanding Background Checks

By - Feb 3, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

With notifications coming from schools, we know that many of our readers will be asking about the background checks conducted by leading programs. Here are some quick facts to help explain the process: 1) What are background checks? Background checks involve the...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Drafting A Resume

By - Jan 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As candidates tackle preparation for Round 3 applications and Round 2 interviews, we would like to revisit an important aspect of the application: the resume. Given the many roles that the resume plays in the business school application process, drafting a...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part II

By - Jan 20, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we offered some advice to help applicants avoid common pitfalls in writing their essays for the Round Two deadlines.  This week we’d like to offer some more advice for those of you finishing up Round Two or gearing up for Round...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part I

By - Jan 13, 04:38 AM   Comments [0]

Today we would like to offer a handful of essay pointers in brief in order to help applicants avoid common pitfalls as they gear up for the remaining Round Two deadlines, as well as Round Three deadlines in the future.  While...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Round Two Recap and Advice

By - Jan 6, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

With all of the deadlines this and next week, we’re sure many Round 2 applicants are working very hard right now to get all their applications in.  Today we would like to take the opportunity to recap the remaining Round Two deadlines and offer some...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Plan of Attack

By - Dec 30, 05:58 AM   Comments [0]

With the New Year almost upon us, round two deadlines for most programs are just around the corner. As most applicants are targeting multiple schools and still working to narrow down their school selection, we wanted to take some time today to stress...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: The Comparison Trap

By - Dec 23, 05:04 AM   Comments [0]

We wanted to take some time today to discuss a frequently-made mistake in the application process. In their desire to make their case to their target MBA programs, many applicants devote sentences and even paragraphs to explaining why the...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Navigating The Waitlist

By - Dec 16, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

While the past few weeks have seen a number of admits and rejections handed down to round one MBA applicants, the fate of many remains uncertain. There is no reason for waitlisted candidates to lose hope, as the top...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Interviewing the Interviewer

By - Dec 9, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve been offering a good deal of advice lately on how to conduct oneself and prepare responses to MBA interview questions.  Today we’d like to highlight the importance of thinking about what you might ask. Virtually all business school interviewers conclude their discussion by offering...

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