LBS Sloan Fellows Guru Interview

By - Dec 9, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

During my recent visit to London, I spent the morning at London Business School. I have several posts worth of thoughts and material. The first one will focus on the Sloan Fellows program at LBS. I spoke interviewed Balbir Guru, Recruitment and Admissions Manager, Sloan...

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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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CMU Tepper Admissions Director Interview Posted Online

By - Dec 6, 10:14 AM   Comments [0]

Our CMU Tepper Q&A proved to be yet another admissions interview success. If you made it to the event we hope you enjoyed it. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, you can review the Q&A transcript or listen to the audio on...

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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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An Insider’s Perspective on Columbia Business School

By - Nov 26, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

There are a lot of MBA aficionados roaming the Knewton office, so we recently sat down with David Liu, our Chief Operating Officer and a Columbia Business School grad, to talk to him about his MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose Columbia Business School? What...

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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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7 Tips to Help You Ace Your MBA Interview

By - Nov 23, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You've been invited to interview at your top-choice school! All that hard work that went into composing the perfect application paid off; now it's time to move to the next stage. Here are some tips to help your interview prep progress smoothly and effectively: Take...

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How to impress admission officers with your knowledge about their school

By - Nov 10, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Chris Aitken, MBA Prep School, Co-Founder One question that comes up again and again is some variation of "What are the best ways to do in-depth research about schools and their programs?" Most candidates will tackle this by visiting the school's website and/or reading the...

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Personal Statement Lessons from Stephen Sondheim

By - Nov 10, 02:49 AM   Comments [0]

Last night I saw Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a one-man show on the life of Leonard Bernstein,  composer of West Side Story and noted conductor. I enjoyed the show immensely, but there was one line that particularly resonated and I want to share...

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Cornell Johnson Admissions Director Interview Available Online

By - Nov 1, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent Q&A last week with Randall Sawyer, Cornell Johnson's Assistant Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid and Inclusion. The excerpt below should give you an idea of how thorough, informative, and enjoyable the session was: Linda Abraham: Entreman asks, "What is the core strength...

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