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Women: 38%
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Class Size: 65
Women: 29%
Mean GMAT: 668
Mean GPA: 3.55
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MBA Applywire

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June 17, 2024 6:48pm ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Harvard Business School, London Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, U. Chicago Booth
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Tech Manager, Product Manager
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Technology, Private Equity, Commercial Banking Companies: Bain , BCG , McKinsey , Amazon , Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft , Other
GMAT: 735
GPA: 3.5
Years of Work Experience: 5.5
Location: Brazil
Post MBA Location: Undefined. Evaluating between getting a sponsorship from the bank and returning to Brazil or staying in the US/London.
Notes:

Male, black. Economics and Business Administration undergrads, where I joined several extracurricular activities.

Worked at a MAMAA company and in a Brazilian multinational footwear and apparel company, where I got a double promotion to become a Manager in Tech.

Currently working as a Senior Product Manager for the largest bank in Latin America.

My main goals for the MBA are (1) to expand my networking; (2) feel challenged by a group of ambitious peers; (3) open new possibilites of employment; (4) acquire knowledge relevant to open my own business in the future.

1
June 17, 2024 5:10pm ET
Applying: Columbia
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Luxury Strategy
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting Companies: Bain
GPA: 3.7
Years of Work Experience: 5
Location: New york
Notes:

Hi, I'm looking for a 1 week, in person crash course to study for the EA in Manhattan. Has anyone had any experience or recommendations for this?

4
June 16, 2024 9:19am ET
Applying: Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, UPenn / Wharton
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: MBB
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting
GMAT: 740
GPA: 3.7
Years of Work Experience: 3
Location: Australia
Post MBA Location: Australia
Notes:

I’m a second year Aussie MBB analyst on track for promotion by the time I apply next R1. Curious to understand how realistic HSW is given my stats.

9
June 13, 2024 1:11pm ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Columbia, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, Stanford GSB, U. Chicago Booth, UPenn / Wharton, USC / Marshall
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Defense
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting Companies: Bain , BCG
GRE: 330
GPA: 3.4
Years of Work Experience: 8
Location: US Northeast
Notes:

Undergrad at a Service Academy in Systems Engineering. Currently serving as a Naval Flight Officer and will be getting out of the military for a 2025 intake. Considering applications to HBS, GSB, Wharton, Booth and Haas Round 1.

MBA Livewire

June 17, 2024 8:13pm ET
Accepted from Waitlist to MIT Sloan
Round: Round 3
Received via portal June 17, 2024
GPA: 3.6
GMAT: 715
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Finance
Application Location: New York
Note:

Don’t give up! I got accepted today from waitlist!

June 17, 2024 7:19pm ET
Accepted from Waitlist to UCLA Anderson
Round: Round 3
Received via phone on June 17, 2024
GPA: 4.0
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Technology
June 17, 2024 6:25pm ET
Accepted from Waitlist to MIT Sloan
Round: Round 2
Received via email June 17, 2024
GPA: 3.2
GMAT: 780
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Entrepreneurship
June 17, 2024 10:48am ET
Applied to INSEAD
Round: Round 3
Received via n/a
GMAT: 615
Program Type: January Intake
Post MBA Career Name: Consulting
Application Location: USA
Note:

GMAT: 615 (Q80, V80, DI81).
GPA: ~3.2
US Army National Guard Veteran + 6-Years WE (Government consulting)
Normal International exposure (nothing to boast about).

June 17, 2024 9:40am ET
Accepted to Northwestern / Kellogg
Round: Round 5
Received via phone on June 11, 2024
GPA: 3.65
Post MBA Career Name: General Management
Note:

Got a phone call a week after I submitted, and two days after my interview. Very excited for and surprised by this opportunity!

MBA DecisionWire

Oth
June 14, 2024 2:00am ET
Enrolled: Other
Admitted: Other $
$60000
Applied: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Rochester / Simon, USC / Marshall, UT Austin / McCombs, Washington U. / Olin, Other
Entering Year: 2024
Post MBA Career: Consulting, Technology, Entrepreneurship Companies: Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, McKinsey, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Other
GRE: 318
GPA: 3.64
Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Notes:

I'm a triple jumper, coming from a creative advertising background on the West Coast trying to break into tech or consulting on the East Coast. I was accepted to Case Western Reserve Weatherhead ($$$), George Washington University ($$) and College of William & Mary (no $); WLed at USC, WUSTL, CMU. I'm enrolling at CWRU Weatherhead.

Chi
June 13, 2024 10:53am ET
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth
Applied: U. Chicago Booth
Entering Year: Other
Post MBA Career: Technology, Entrepreneurship
GMAT: 665
GPA: 3.99
Location: Utah
Notes:

Deferred MBA Admit, GMAT Focus

Chi
June 7, 2024 9:50pm ET
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth
Applied: U. Chicago Booth
Entering Year: 2025
Post MBA Career: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Non Profit/SI Companies: Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, Blackstone
GRE: 326
Location: Washington, D.C.
Notes:

I decided to defer my start to next year for personal reasons.

Oxf
June 7, 2024 1:35pm ET
Enrolled: Oxford / Saïd
Admitted: HEC Paris $
€15000
,
Oxford / Saïd $
£20000
Applied: HEC Paris, Oxford / Saïd
Entering Year: 2024
Post MBA Career: Consulting Companies: Accenture, Bain, BCG, Ernst & Young, KPMG, McKinsey, PWC
GMAT: 690
GPA: 13/20
Location: Peru

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