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IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. The first European business school to extend a two-year MBA, IESE offers a 19-month, full-time MBA program as well as several Executive MBA options and a Global Executive MBA program. Defining characteristics of the school include its small and highly international student body, as well as its extensive use of the case method of instruction.

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Current State

04/17/2014

Round 2 applicants received final admissions decisions on March 4, 2014. The Round 3 deadline passed on March 2, 2014, and some applicants have begun receiving interview invitations. Applicants still interested in IESE have until the Round 4 deadline on June 8, 2014 to apply.

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MEAN GMAT670
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CLASS SIZE280
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Interview Reports

05/03/2012

IESE MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 7 / Off Campus / Adcom

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02/12/2010

IESE MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-campus / Adcom / Admitted

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01/28/2010

IESE MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Off-campus / Adcom

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03/09/2009

IESE MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On Campus / Adcom / Admitted!

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