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Tepper School of Business – Carnegie Mellon University

Tepper School of Business

The Tepper School of Business is based at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to its full-time MBA program, Tepper offers an evening part-time MBA program called FlexTime and an executive MBA program offered in conjunction with HEC Lausanne in France. With its first class matriculating in Fall 2013, Tepper’s new FlexMBA will offer students a part-time, 32-month option in which to complete the full-time MBA’s curriculum with a combination of online and on-site instruction. Tepper is well known for having developed the management science approach to business education as well as for its small class sizes and flexible academic curriculum.

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Current State


Tepper’s Round 2 applicants received final admissions decisions on March 24, 2014. Meanwhile, the Round 3 deadline passed on March 15, 2014.

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Alumna, Faculty Member Jointly Donate $1 Million for New Tepper School of Business Facility

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$10 Million Alumni Gift to Further Transformation of CMU’s Tepper School of Business

An acclaimed venture capitalist and alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)’s Tepper School of Business, together with his wife, has given $10...

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$67 Million Alumni Gift to Fund New Home for Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business

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Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Stephen Rakas of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University

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Interview Reports


Tepper MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Off-Campus

I had a great interview. The interviewer made me feel very comfortable and that I could say a lot of things. The following are the questions I was...

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Tepper MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / On-Campus

My interview went well. Many questions were asked, but a few that I remember were: 1. Why I chose to apply to the school? 2. What I look forward to...

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Tepper MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

I had my Skype interview with a member of the admissions team. I was extremely nervous, and the interviewer did her best to make me feel at ease....

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Tepper MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / On-campus

Interview was pretty informal. It was blind, but the adcom had a copy of my resume in front of her. Questions asked: -Walk me through resume...

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Tepper MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

I applied to second round and was invited on 15th of January. Originally I was invited to interview in hub cities with Adcom but I could not arrange...

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