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Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Stanford Graduate School of Business, or Stanford GSB, is located on the eastern side of Stanford University’s campus in Palo Alto, California. Stanford’s MBA program is known for its small size, which creates an intimate academic setting. Due in part to its close proximity to Silicon Valley, the school is also well recognized for its strengths in entrepreneurship and the high-tech industry. The MBA program places a noted focus on fostering positive change, as evidenced by its motto, “Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world.”

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Current State

10/16/2014

Stanford’s Round 1 deadline passed on October 1, 2014, while the Round 2 deadline will be on January 7th.

Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT729
GPAN/A
CLASS SIZE398
% FEMALE35%

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Interview Reports

03/07/2014

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

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03/04/2014

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

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Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumni / Off-Campus

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02/25/2014

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

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Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

I arrived on campus a half an hour before my interview begin. It was part of a full day of interviews, organized by the department of admissions,...