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McDonough School of Business – Georgetown University

McDonough School of Business

The McDonough School of Business is located on Georgetown University’s campus along the Potomac River in Washington D.C. In addition to the full-time MBA program, McDonough also offers executive and part-time MBA options. Distinguishing aspects of the program include an emphasis on global business, particularly through the Global Business Experience program; this program was established in 2012 to replace the former residency program as a capstone international experience for MBA students.

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Current State

12/4/2014

Georgetown’s Round 1 deadline was on October 10, 2014, and some applicants have received interview invitations. The the Round 2 deadline will be on January 5th, 2015.

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Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT691
MEAN GPA3.34
CLASS SIZE270
% FEMALE32%

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12/05/2014

McDonough School of Business MBA Student Shares Career Search Experience

What does the career search process really look like when you’re an MBA student? Vanessa Dumonet, a second-year MBA student at Georgetown...

11/07/2014

Perfecting the Virtual MBA Admissions Interview

Clear Admit’s own site and many others are filled with advice on how to apply to an MBA program, write an effective essay or choose a strong...

10/15/2014

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business Announces Semi-Finalists in Inaugural Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Entrepreneurship has certainly become a buzz word at business schools, but “rural entrepreneurship” is a term you don’t hear quite as often. Unless...

08/26/2014

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business Reports Strongest, Most Diverse MBA Class to Date

The full-time MBA class entering this fall at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business boasts higher test scores and greater diversity...

08/25/2014

Ice Bucket Challenge Continues Its Ripple Through Top Business Schools

It started last week with one section challenging another at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, ultimately leading to a school-wide dousing and a...

Interview Reports

03/26/2014

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

The interview was a fairly relaxed, one-on-one conversation. It was a blind interview and some questions my interviewer asked were: 1) Walk me...

03/26/2014

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

My interview, which was blind, felt pretty relaxed and conversational.  It was much more of a conversation about my resume and interests. My...

02/24/2014

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

My interview was with an Assistant Director of Admissions. It was a blind interview, so she had not seen my file. I brought a copy of my resume....

12/10/2013

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus

I met the assistant dean of admissions at the Hilton in midtown New York. Though the hotel was crowded, we had a quiet area. It was a blind...

11/22/2013

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1/ Adcom / Skype

Had interview with Associate Dean of MBA Admissions. Lasted 35 min + 10 min Q&A. Questions: Tell me a time when you persevered despite your...