This episode kicks off with a dialogue of all the interview invitations popping up on MBA LiveWire (and a give attention to MIT / Sloan). Whereas all the massive ‘single launch interview invitation’ colleges have now handed, applications that observe extra of a rolling invite course of will nonetheless be releasing a couple of invitations within the week or two forward. In different information, Graham highlighted a not too long ago launched podcast episode which centered on GMAC’s new Enterprise Fundamentals program. This program helps candidates put together for his or her MBA expertise, very similar to MBA Math and HBS CORe. Graham additionally highlighted Clear Admit’s not too long ago re-published interview tip centered on the seven hardest MBA interview questions. Your hosts then weighed in on the employment report from INSEAD. Like LBS, the median wage falls just a little beneath their peer applications within the U.S., however that is largely a perform of the geographies into which these applications are putting candidates. Alex factors out that INSEAD is powerful for Consulting, as mirrored in the truth that 53% of their most up-to-date graduating lessons chosen that trade. Alex and Graham then shifted the dialog to applications which are exhibiting a very good diploma of agility on this unsure financial system; Michigan / Ross and Texas / McCombs have added fourth spherical deadlines.
This episode options three candidate profile opinions, sourced from ApplyWire entries:
This week’s first candidate is concentrating on the late rounds this season, which Alex and Graham suppose may show just a little difficult for a number of of the applications they’re concentrating on. The applicant is from Pakistan, has a superb GRE of 332, however a extra modest GPA. It seems that they’ve very sturdy and fairly fascinating work expertise. Alex and Graham debated about whether or not they would have higher choices in the event that they focused Spherical 1 subsequent season. Up subsequent, this week’s second candidate has a profession as an architect underway, following a masters in that subject. With one other sturdy GRE (329), Alex and Graham actually like their expertise and their objectives (even when these objectives could profit from some additional sharpening). This applicant additionally seems to have sturdy additional curriculars, which additional helps them standout. The ultimate candidate this week additionally seems to have an distinctive profile: 740 GMAT with a 3.66 GPA in Chemical Engineering. Their army profession has centered on nuclear engineering. Simply a lot to love…though Alex and Graham did query their purpose to transition to personal fairness.
Pakistan failed entrepreneur
Architect with sustainability focus
Navy candidate with nuclear expertise
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