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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Prep

By - Dec 2, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

With interview invitations from a number of programs already on their way out to Round One applicants, we wanted to offer some more advice on this element of the admissions process. Today, we turn our attention to some steps one can take to prepare for...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Etiquette

By - Nov 24, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

With interview invites going out for Round One applicants, we wanted to turn our attention to this important step in the admissions process and share a few very basic pointers on interview etiquette. Though the content of your application materials and comments during the interview...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tips: Common Recommendation Dilemmas

By - Nov 18, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

As many of our readers are aware, letters of recommendation are a central part of the application process. We would like to take a look at how to handle the snags that often arise for applicants in unique employment situations. The applicant who is most likely...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Word Limits

By - Nov 11, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

The question of how strictly applicants need to adhere to word limits is one we get a lot at Clear Admit. MBA candidates naturally have a good deal of information they want – and need – to convey in their materials, and getting the important...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Essay Basics

By - Nov 4, 05:03 AM   Comments [0]

We often stress that, to present oneself effectively in one’s application essays, it is critical to think carefully about what a given question is asking and what this might indicate about a specific school’s admissions priorities.  Of course, it’s also imperative to communicate clearly and...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: MBA Application Data Forms

By - Oct 28, 05:34 AM   Comments [0]

Today we want to offer some words of advice about an often overlooked element of one’s file: the application data forms. All too often, we see candidates leave these online application forms for the last minute, even rushing to enter all the required information from...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Know Your Audience

By - Oct 21, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

As deadlines lay both behind and in front of us,  applicants are coming to understand that applying to business school is an incredibly demanding process. In addition to taking the GMAT, assembling academic transcripts and providing recommendation letters, candidates are required to draft multiple essays,...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Declare Your Love and Explain It

By - Oct 14, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

With round one deadlines for a number of programs just around the corner, it’s the time of year when many applicants are working hard on their application essays and learning more about their target programs in the process of...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: The Optional Essay

By - Oct 7, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

We realize that the questions of whether to answer an optional essay and, if so, what to say are ones that loom large for many b-school applicants at this time of year. While we’ve been offering a great deal of school-specific essay advice over the...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Lifelong Learning Opportunities

By - Sep 30, 04:43 AM   Comments [0]

For today’s admissions tip, we’re going examine the opportunities available for MBA graduates at several schools to continue their business training through alumni education programs. Chicago Booth permits alumni to enroll in up to three courses free of tuition at any time after they graduate. Most...

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