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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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Stanford released Round 3 final admissions decisions on May 7, 2014. Looking forward to the 2014-2015 application season, Stanford’s Round 1 deadline will be on October 1, 2014.

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