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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

04/9/2014

Final admissions decisions for Round 2 were rendered on March 26, 2014. The third and final round deadline for the 2013-2014 application season passed on April 2, 2014.

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

The interview was conducted in the Adcom member’s office and lasted for approximately 45 minutes. Some of the questions asked were: 1. Tell me...

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03/04/2014

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

The interview was with an alumnus in his office, and overall very conversational and informal. I was asked fairly standard behavioral questions for...

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02/26/2014

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

The interview was in some company’s conference room, but was very conversational in business casual. I had not much in common with the alumni...

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02/25/2014

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

My interview was scheduled with an ’04 GSB alum late in the day at his office. It started about 30-45m late. At the time, the alumnus – a CEO...

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12/18/2013

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,...

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